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Graduate Accomplishments

Many of our students who are now in graduate school have been awarded full fellowships by their institutions.


Jasmin Rodriguez-Schroeder '17, Teaching Assistant at Marymount School of New York

Jeremy Chang '16, PhD Neuroscience program, Princeton University

Deborah Krieger '16, Curatorial Assistant, Delaware Art Museum

Ethan Lee '16, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MArch program

Kelsey Rico '16, M.Arch program, Yale School of Architecture

Summer Sloane-Britt '16, Emily K. Rafferty Intern, Museum Administration, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jonathan Molloy '14, Architect.  M.Arch, Yale School of Architecture

Elena Ruyter '14, Studio artist

Lucy Whitacre '14, Master of Landscape Architecture program, University of Pennsylvania

Alex Anderson '13, MFA program, UCLA.

Marcus Mello '13, MA program, Architecture & Urban Planning, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

Sarah Vogelman '13, MA program Art History, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU

Estella Miyuki Baker '12, Graduate Group PhD program, Performance Studies, UC Berkeley. Artist. Editor, Queer Scribe.

Francesca Bolfo '12, Graduate program at Christie's Education, New York

Tasha Lewis '12, Artist

Allison Bishop '11, Graduate Program. Technology, Innovation & Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Alicia Dewitt '11, MFA Design graduate program, Boston University

Jing Yi Ng '11, Graduate School of Design program, Harvard University

Nina Pelaez '11, Kress Museum Interpretive Fellow, High Museum of Art, Atlanta. Co-founder of Museum Workers Speak.

Amy Vachal '11 Auditioned for NBC's The Voice and made it to the top nine. Recording demo and touring.

Alex Weintraub '11 PhD program, Art History, Columbia University

Sara Daley '10, M.A. (2011), Design History and Material Culture, National College of Art and Design, Dublin

Clare Kobasa '10, Ph.D. program in Art History, Columbia University, New York.  Prints and Drawings Fellow, Philadelphia Museum of Art.  Curatorial and Research Fellow, Slought Foundation, Philadelphia

Nicole Singer '10, M.A. (2012), Teaching and Art Education, Tufts University. Art Teacher at Fort River Elementary School.

Julia Barber '09, Ph.D. Program in Art History, Brown University, Providence

Genise Choy '09, M.A. Program, Global Urban Humanities Initiative, University of California, Berkeley

Fletcher Coleman '09, PhD program, Chinese Art History, Harvard University

Susan Eberhard, '09, PhD Program in American art history, Berkeley, University of California

Lin Gyi, '09, Program Analyst, National Human Genome Research Institute at the National Institutes of Health. Currently enrolled at New York Medical College.

Yuan Liu, '09, Mount Sinai Hospital, Psychiatry Resident, 2018, M.D., University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

Sean Nesselrode Moncada '09, Ph.D. (2017), Modern Latin American Art, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Assistant Professor of Art History and Visual Culture at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Laura Post Indiana University, Bloomington, Full-time Lecturer, Creative Core. '09, MFA Printmaking at RISD. 

Benjamin Young '09, Furniture maker, Co-founder of Hugo & Hoby

Susannah Blair '08, PhD program, 19th century French and European Art and Visual Culture, Columbia University, New York. M.A., Art History, Williams College, Williamstown.

Sarah Burford '08, M.A. (2014), History of Art, Bryn Mawr College. Media Arts Specialist, National Endowment for the Arts.

Sebastian Duncan-Portuondo '08, Studio artist

Kira Grennan '08, MFA, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Ars, Philadelphia. Designer and artist.

Sara Haley '08, JD (Doctor of Law, 2015), University of Chicago Law School. Legal Intern at Cook County Public Defender.

Sophie Horowitz '08, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Rice University. M.A., Philosophy, MIT, Cambridge.

Linda Huang '08, AAS, Parsons The New School for Design. Book Cover Designer, Alfred A. Knopf

Meredith Leich '08, MFA program, Art Institute of Chicago.

Rory Sykes '08, PhD program in Art of the Middle East/North Africa; Contemporary Art, Northwestern University, Evanston.

Rachel Turner '08, M.S., Occupational Therapy, New York University, New York

Eric M. Glover '07, MA & PhD (2017), English, Princeton University. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of English Literature at Swarthmore College

Blake Roberts '07, M.A. & M.S. (2013) Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning; and Agriculture, Food and the Environment, Tufts University, Boston. Director of Resident Asset Development at The Neighborhood Developers.

Michelle Wang, '07, Assistant Professor of Art History and Humanities, Reed College, Portland. PhD (2014), Art History, University of California, Berkeley, Chinese Art

Robert Alford '06, PhD Program, Film and Media, UC Berkeley

Verónica Betancourt, '06, Ph.D. candidate at Ohio State University, Manager of Gallery Learning at The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 

Katina Cadenas, '06, Graduate Program in Museum Studies, Tufts University

Ruth Halvey, '06, PhD program in Spanish and Portuguese, Princeton University

Laura Holzman, '06, PhD, Visual Studies, University of California, Irvine. Public Scholar of Curatorial Practices and Visual Art,  Assistant Professor, IUPUI

Anna Leach, '06, Masters of Architecture (2009), California College of the Arts, San Francisco. Associate at Callison, Architecture & Planning, Seattle.

Katia Lom '06, full time artist and choreographer, London. 

Lisa Nelson '06, M.A. (2011) Art History and Art Conservation, New York University, Institute of Fine Arts. Art Conservator.

Joseph Altuzarra, '05, Womenswear fashion designer, ALTUZARRA

Anne Ronan, '05, PhD (2015) Art History, Stanford University, American Art. Mellon Curatorial Research Assistant, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University.

Alexandra Sastre, '05, PhD Program, University of Pennsylvania Annenberg School of Communication

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, '04, Studio artist

Audrey Chan '04, M.F.A. (2007), California Institute of the Arts. Project Specialist in the Education Department, J. Paul Getty Museum.

Leah Davis, '04, MFA, Graphic Design, Boston University. Associate director of new media, Boston University.

Elizabeth Leininger, '04, PhD (2010), Neurobiology and Behavior, Columbia University. Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, St. Mary's College of Maryland.

Claire Ruud, '04, MBA (2012) Yale University. Director of Convergent Programming, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. 

Olivia Gruber, '03, PhD (2012) Art History, Rutgers University, Nineteenth-Century Austrian Art. Independent Researcher.

Sam Sadow, '03, PhD program, Architectural and Urban Planning, City University of New York, Modern German Art. M.A., Courtauld Institute in London.

Becca Van Fleet Webb, '03, Full-time studio potter

Stefan Gary, '02, PhD (2011) Earth and Ocean Science, Duke University. Research Associate in Physical Oceanography, SAMS.

Michelle Lee, '02, M.Arch, (2008) Harvard Design School, Architecture. Architect at Behnisch Architekten.

Jonathan Stancato, '02, Vocal Instructor, New York

Emily Moore, '01, PhD (2012) Native American and American Art, University of California Berkeley. Assistant Professor, Colorado State University.

Eben Myers '01, Vice President of Design, Etcetera Edutainment.

Ryan Neiheiser, '01, M.A. Architecture (2008), Princeton University. Architect, NEIHEISER + ARGYROS.

Zoe Whitley, '01, Contemporary British Art at Tate Britain and Curator, International Art at Tate Modern.

Laura Wolfram, '01, M.A. (2006), Medieval Art, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. MLIS (2007), Queens College. 7th Grade Humanities Teacher at Children's Day School, San Francisco.

Eva Allan '00, PhD (2014) Art History, Yale University, New Haven. Lecturer at Parsons School of Design at The New School, New York.

George Francis Flaherty '00, PhD (2011), Art and architectural history, UC Santa Barbara. Assistant Professor of Art History, specializing in modern and contemporary Mexican and Chicano art, UT Austin.

Susan Novak, '00, Deloitte Consulting, Health Insurance Exchange, Retail Excellence and Consumer Experience Solutions Leader. MBA (2005), Duke University Fuqua School of Business.

Catherine Yoon, '00, Law, Columbia Law School.

Anne Drew Potter '99, Ceramicist

Lauren Jacobi '97, Associate Professor in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture and Art, Department of Architecture, MIT.

Nazanin Moghbeli, MD '96, Cardiologist, Johns Hopkins University (2001), Artist

Thom Collins '88, Barnes Foundation, Executive Director and President

The Metropolitan Museum of Art includes Njideka Akunyili Crosby as part of The Artist Project.  Njideka speaks on Georges Seuret's Embroidery; The Artist's Mother. [link to The Artist Project]

Photo by Njideka Akunyili Crosby '04
Joseph Altuzarra '05

Joseph Altuzarra '05, receiving the 2011 Council of Fashion Designers of America/Vogue Fashion Fund award.

Photo by Joseph Altuzarra '05
Zoe Whitley '01

Curator Zoe Whitley '01, profiled in Marie Claire (UK edition) October 2007 in a cover story about "23 Women Shaping a Greater Britain".

Photo by Zoe Whitley '01
Sebastian Duncan-Portuondo '08

Sebastian Duncan-Portuondo '08 installing fourth panel of stained glass in Miami church, 2014, 13 x 9 feet.

Photo by Sebastian Duncan-Portuondo '08
Tasha Lewis '12

"This elephant, whose name is Celeste, was my second large scale project using toned cyanotype. The purple color is rich and warm. I think is fits perfectly with the images of the skin of an elephant. I wanted her to be peeking out of the wall to show that she is curious, but this pose also allowed me to make her at full scale (for a teenage elephant) which was another one of my main goals." - Tasha Lewis '12. 

Photo by Tasha Lewis '12

The Metropolitan Museum of Art includes Njideka Akunyili Crosby as part of The Artist Project.  Njideka speaks on Georges Seuret's Embroidery; The Artist's Mother. [link to The Artist Project]

Photo / Njideka Akunyili Crosby '04
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