Saba Ottman

Saba Ottman

BFA with an emphasis in Fashion Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

Experience: Featured in group exhibition titled, “Wish You Were Here!” at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (MCA) First Friday’s: Spring Break! event. Featured designer at Chicago Fashion Week 2014 for Style Bias: Street Style at the Chicago Cultural Center.

Areas of Interest: Music, TV/film, Fine arts, Performing arts, Dance, Photography, Nonprofit work, Entrepreneurship, PR/Marketing, Fashion Design

Ideal Job in 10 Years: Creative Director.

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? To understand aspects of business, such as, marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, and leadership to pair with my knowledge and experience in the arts.

Favorite (song/movie/show/festival/exhibition … )? Favorite Designer: Yves Saint Laurent (Fashion) and Zaha Hadid (Architecture).

What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program? Learning marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, and leadership of the creative sector.

What is your favorite Chicago landmark/attraction, or what are you most excited to visit? I enjoy visiting the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (MCA) and the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC). To observe fashion design, I frequent the boutiques on Oak St. and visit the Chicago History Museum Costume Council’s exhibition.  

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Paris, FR.

If you could donate one million dollars, which cause/organization would you choose to support? The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

Where are you from? Chicago, IL

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