Jean N. Pinkston-Hendricks

Title: Executive Director
Company: Henry Hendricks Weddington School for the Performing Arts
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Jean N. Pinkston-Hendricks, Executive Director at Henry Hendricks Weddington School for the Performing Arts, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of performing arts.

With unparalleled expertise in the performing arts, Ms. Pinkston-Hendricks lends several decades’ worth of experience to her role as the co-founder and executive director of the Henry Hendricks Weddington School for the Performing Arts. With bountiful experience in acting, writing, and dancing, she is a classically trained singer who strives to assist prospective students in realizing their primary interests in singing and dancing. Having attained her current position in 2002, Ms. Pinkston-Hendricks previously served in the Chicago Public Schools Advanced Arts Education Program at Gallery 37 in 2000, through which she is credited with developing coursework involving reading and writing in the fine arts. Furthermore, she taught extensively as a librarian and music teacher for the Chicago Public Schools district.

Ms. Pinkston-Hendricks’ exemplary performance in the field was born of her academic journey. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and education from the Chicago State University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in music from the Sherwood Conservatory of Music. Among her many subsequent accomplishments, she is most proud to have established the Creative Works in Fine Arts Foundation and to have received a Global Girls Recognition. To remain aware of developments in the field, Ms. Pinkston-Hendricks maintains her affiliation with such organizations as the Teaching Artists Association, the League of Black Women, and the National Society of Poets.

In accounting for her standout success, Ms. Pinkston-Hendricks credits her devotion to her Christian faith. Outside of her vocational circles, she enjoys spending time with her family, writing poetry, crocheting, and analyzing Biblical texts. Looking toward the future, Ms. Pinkston-Hendricks aspires to help the Henry Hendricks Weddington School become a nationally recognized name in the field.


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