photo by Sara Pooley

photo by Sara Pooley

Penny Duff is an arts organizer, educator, private chef, and inchoate homesteader based in Galien, Michigan. 

Together with her husband, Michael Slaboch, Penny runs The Storehouse - a small-scale private chef catering and events company specializing in intimate, casual gatherings.

Most recently, Penny worked as the Director of Education at Chicago Artists Coalition, where her work aimed to strengthen creative and economic opportunities for emerging and mid-career artists through workshops, residencies, and peer exchanges. She also hosts a weekly freeform low-power FM radio program, Vernacular Media, on WRHC-LP Radio Harbor Country. She received a Masters of Media Arts from The New School in NYC (2009) and a Masters of Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2012).