The Arts + Business Council is proud to announce the 2021 G. Fred DiBona, Jr. Individual Leadership Award honoree, Sueyun Locks, Director & Lecturer, Locks Gallery, Trustee, Philadelphia Museum of Art, who is being awarded for her support of many of Philadelphia’s premier cultural institutions and her work as the director of the renowned Locks Gallery.

Sueyun Locks, Winner of 2021 DiBona Award

As director of the Locks Gallery since 1989, Sueyun Locks is committed to promoting the work of contemporary artists in Philadelphia as well as presenting exhibitions of established, internationally known artists. Over thirty years, Locks Art Publications has produced over fifty catalogues in tandem with exhibitions at the gallery.

Sueyun Locks is actively involved in the Philadelphia arts community and beyond. She currently serves as a trustee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, on the Director’s Council of the Whitney Museum of American Art, and on the Board of Managers at Pennsylvania Hospital. Previously she served on the Board of Overseers of PennDesign at the University of Pennsylvania, the Board of Trustees at the Curtis Institute of Music, where the Locks Foundation endowed a scholarship fund for promising musicians, and as a Chairperson of the Board of Moore College of Art and Design, where she established the Locks Career Center for Women in the Arts. Sueyun Locks graduated from Seoul National University in Korea and received an MFA from Boston University in 1977.

[Virtual] Arts + Business Council Awards
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Virtual Event

The Arts + Business Council’s annual awards program honors leaders in the Philadelphia region who embody and foster cross-sector collaboration between creative and business communities. Join us in celebration of this year’s honorees along with creative and business community leaders from throughout the Greater Philadelphia region.