BFA, Ceramics, Hartford Art School, University of Hartford
Desirée Kleykamp received her BFA in ceramics from the Hartford Art School in 2007. While a student, she began her career in the nonprofit sector, working for the Greater Hartford Arts Council, where she held multiple positions focused in fundraising over her nine-year tenure. She returned to the University of Hartford in 2012 as the assistant director of Advancement Services for the Office of Institutional Advancement. In 2015 she returned home to the Hartford Art School as the board manager, where she supports all Hartford Art School Endowment Board efforts and the Hartford Art School at large.