Students and Alumni

Alumni Accomplishments

2017

Nour Ammari (MA) is Adjunct Professor at Dominican University.

Kat Buckley (MA) is Assistant Registrar and Exhibition Specialist at The Newberry Library, Chicago.

Claire Frost (MA) is Program Coordinator at ArtSpan, San Francisco.

Lindsay Garbutt (MA) is Associate Editor of Poetry, and her essay "Case Studies" was recently published in As Seen: Exhibitions That Made Architecture and Design History, edited by Zoë Ryan (Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2017).

Zoe Goldman (Dual) is Administrative and Project assistant at Getty Publications.

Lydia Gordon (Dual) is Assistant Curator at the Peabody Essex Museum.

Shang-Huei Liang (MA) recently published “From Artwork to Art Documentation and Back Again: On Chen Chieh-Jen’s The Bianwen Book I.” in Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, vol. 16, no. 3 (2017): 37-50. 

Hannah Pivo (MA) is Curatorial Assistant for Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Design at the Milwaukee Art Museum 

Veronica Sesana (MA) is Curatorial Assistant for Latin American Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

 

2016

Ionit Behar (MA) Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership 

Paula Calvo (MA) is a PhD candidate in Art History at the University of Buenos Aires.

Frances Dorenbaum (MA) is the Edith Gowin Curatorial Fellow in Photography at The Morgan Library and Museum, New York.

Sabrina Greig (MA) is the External Affairs Manager at the Chicago Urban League.

Natalia Isabel De Orellana (Dual) was the 2016 recipient of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Hilla Rebay International Fellowship.

Lara Schoorl (MA) is the Publicity Manager at Green Lantern Press and Sector 2337, Chicago.

Veronica Sines (MA) is assistant to Andrea Rosen at Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York.

Annalise Christine Taylor (MA) is a Communications and Exhibitions Coordinator with ART WORKS Projects, Chicago.

Sarah Wheat (MA) is a PhD candidate in Art History at the University of Michigan. She spent 2016-2017 working as a Curatorial Research Assistant at the Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago.

 

2015

Margaret Carrigan (MA) is Assistant Editor of Modern Painters magazine.

Catalina Carrizosa (Dual) received a Curatorial Research Grant from the Colombian Ministry of Culture, and she is working as a Research Assistant in the Department of Prints and Drawings at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Lillian Elliott (MA) is a PhD candidate in Art History at University of Edinburgh.

Tie Jojima (Dual) is a PhD candidate in Art History at Temple University.

Brian Leahy (MA) is a PhD candidate in Art History at Northwestern University.

Olivia McManus (MA) is Associate Director of the Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago.

Alison Reilly (MA) is Managing Editor of Chicago Gallery News.

Elisabeth Smith (Dual) is a Curatorial Assistant at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Julie Warchol (MA) is a Curatorial Associate at the Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago.

 

2014

Raven Falquez Munsell (Dual) published “Libertà al Cile: Alternative Media and Art as Information at the 1974 Venice Biennale,” in Art Journal 74, no. 2 (Summer 2015): 44-61 [peer-reviewed].

Rachel Kupferman (MA) is a PhD candidate in Art History at Bar Ilan University.

Raven Munsell (MA) is an Associate Director and Registrar at Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago.

Gan Uyeda (Dual) is an Associate Director at Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago. He published “The Sphinx of Waikiki,” in Art Slant, March 24, 2015, available online at http://www.artslant.com/ew/articles/show/42427.

 

2013

Ionit Behar (MA) is a PhD candidate in Art History at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Laura Bickford (Dual) is Exhibitions and Special Projects Manager at Souls Run Deep Foundation, Atlanta.

Lee Colon (MA) is a PhD candidate in Art History at Princeton University.

Robyn Farrell (MA) is a Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago. A chapter from her MA thesis was published as “Network(ed) TV: Collaboration and Intervention at Fernsehgalerie Gerry Schum and Videogalerie Schum,” in Afterimage 43, no. 3 (Nov/Dec 2015): 12-19 [peer-reviewed].

Mia Lopez (Dual) is an Assistant Curator at the DePaul Art Museum, Chicago.

Amelia Love (Dual) is a Coordinator at the Asian Art Museum & Gardner Center, Seattle Art Museum.

Leah Oren (Dual) is Assistant Museum Educator at the Seattle Art Museum.

Kate Pollasch (Dual) is Director of Collections and Curation at the University Club of Chicago. She published “The Hairy Who & the Chicago Imagists: Reframing Rebellion,” in The Seen, no. 1 (September 2015): 47-52.

Gibran Villalobos (Dual) is a Cultural Liaison for the City of Chicago.

 

2012

Allison Glenn (Dual) is an Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Glenn was previously the manager of publications and a curatorial associate for the fourth edition of the Prospect New Orleans triennial titled “The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp,”. From 2014 to 2016 she was the Director of Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago.

Laura Johnson (Dual) is Collections & Exhibition Manager at the DePaul Art Museum, Chicago.

Hanna Yoo Jung (MA) is a Curator at the Seoul Museum of Art.

Maura Lucking (MA) is a PhD candidate in Critical Theory in the Department of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of California at Los Angeles.

Matthew Mullane (MA) is a PhD candidate in Architectural History at Princeton University.

Vipash Purichanont (Dual) received a PhD in Curatorial/Knowledge in 2015 from Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Rebecca Schlossberg (Dual) is the Exhibition Manager in the Department of Photography at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Morgan Walsh (Dual) is the Director of Operations at the American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York.

Rachel Wolff (Dual) published her MA thesis as “‘We bought a virgin’: The Issue of the Artist in No Ghost Just A Shell,” in Shift: Graduate Journal of Visual and Material Culture, no. 4 (2011), 1-15. She received her PhD in Art History in 2016 from the University of Minnesota, and she is the Marketing Coordinator at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.

 

2011

Dorota Biczel (Dual) is a PhD candidate in Art History at the University of Texas at Austin.

Beth Capper (Dual) is a PhD candidate in Modern Culture and Media at Brown University. She published “Ultimate Participation Video: Shirley Clarke’s Tee Pee Video Space Troupe,” in Art Journal 72, no. 1 (Spring 2013): 46-63 [peer-reviewed].

Jessica Cochrane (MA) is the Curator of a private collection. From 2010 to 2014 she was the Curator of Exhibitions at the Center for Book and Papers Arts, Chicago.

Jennifer Gerow (MA) is Assistant Curator at BRIC Arts and Media, Brooklyn.

Alice Heeran (MA) is a PhD candidate in Rhetorics of Art, Space and Culture at Southern Methodist University.

Amelia Ishmael (MA) is an independent writer, curator, and artist in Chicago.

Joe Iverson (Dual) is the Production Manager at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.

Ariel Pittman (Dual) is Director of Exhibitions at Susanne Vielmetter Projects, Los Angeles.

Kelly Shindler (Dual) is Senior Specialist at the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia. Previously she was an Associate Curator at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis.

Jeanette Tremblay (MA) is the School and Studio Manager at the Hyde Park Arts Center, Chicago.

 

2010

Dorota Biczel (Dual) published “Viewpoint: Self-Construction, Vernacular Materials, and Democracy Building: Los Bestias, Lima, 1984–1987,” in Buildings & Landscapes: Journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum 20, no. 2 (Fall 2013): 1-21 [peer-reviewed].

Margaret Di Guilio (MA) is Director of Development at the Nashville Public Education Foundation.

Gregory Harris (MA) is Assistant Curator of Photography at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta.

Grace Murray (MA) is Head of Programs, Public and Scholarly Engagement at the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Katherine Pill (MA) is Assistant Curator of Art after 1950 at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Kyle Stoneman (MA) has a PhD in Art History from the University of Cambridge, UK. He is currently a visiting lecturer at Middle Tennessee State University.

Greg Stuart (MA) is a Museum Educator in Adult Learning at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Francesca Wilmott (Dual) is a Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Drawings and Prints at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

 

2009

Steven Bridges (Dual) is Assistant Curator at the Eli and Edythe Broad Museum, Michigan State University.

Corrina Kirsch (MA) is PhD candidate in Art History and Criticism at Stony Brook University.

Anna Kryczka (MA) received a PhD in Visual Studies in 2016 from the University of California at Irvine.

Charlotte Marra (Dual) is Director of Alison Jacques Gallery, London.

Roman Petruniak (Dual) works at the Department of State’s Office of Art in Embassies, Washington, D.C.

Michal Raz-Russo (Dual) is Assistant Curator in the Department of Photography at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Abigail Satinsky (Dual) published “Movement Building for Beginners,” in Art Journal 74, no. 3 (Fall 2015): 50-66. The article won the 2015 Art Journal Award from the College Art Association [peer-reviewed].

Jessie Adams Stein (MA) received a PhD in Design History in 2014 from the University of Technology, Sydney. She is now the Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building at the University of Technology, Sydney. Her book Hot Metal: Material Culture and Tangible Labour was published by Manchester University Press in 2016.

Whitney Tassie (MA) is Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

Eduardo Vivanco (MA) is a Lecturer in Art History at Stanford University, where he earned his PhD.

 

2008

Hillary Cook (Dual) is Assistant Director of Youth Programs at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Antje Gamble (MA) is Assistant Professor of Art History at Murray State University.

Shlomi Rabi (MA) is Vice President and Head of Sale in the Photographs Department at Christie’s, New York.

Shannon Stratton (MA) is Chief Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York.

Kate Zeller (MA) is Director of Exhibitions and Associate Curator at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

 

2007

Lara Bullock (MA) is a writer and curator. She earned her PhD in Art History and Visual Arts from the University of California at San Diego in 2015.

Elizabeth Chodos (Dual) is Executive and Creative Director of the Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency.

John McKinnon (Dual) is the Program Director for the Society for Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Britany Salsbury (MA) is ‎Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Cleveland Museum of Art. She earned her PhD in Art History from the City University of New York Graduate Center in 2015.

Lily Siegel (MA) is Executive Director and Curator at the Greater Reston Arts Center, Reston, VA.

Soren Whited (MA) is a PhD candidate in Philosophy at Stony Brook University.

 

2006

Margo Handwerker (MA) is a PhD candidate in Architectural History and Theory at Princeton University.

Dr. Cala Coats (MA) is Assistant Professor of Art Education at Stephen F. Austin State University.

 

2005

Jennifer Gheith (MA) is Assistant Curator of Painting & Sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Alisa Swindell (MA) is a PhD candidate in Art History, Criticism, and Conservation at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Farris Wahbeh (MA) is Director of Research Resources at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

 

2004

Clifford Allen (MA) is the Lead Archivist at The Byrd Hoffman Watermill Center, Brooklyn.

Chris Cook (MA) is Executive Director of the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha.

Katie Geha (MA) is Director of the Art Galleries at the University of Georgia Lamar Dodd School of Art.

Rachel Middleman (MA) is Assistant Professor at California State University, and author of Radical Eroticism: Women, Art, and Sex in the 1960s (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018)

 

2003

Adrian Kohn (MA) is Professor at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

 

2002

Ross Elfline (M) is Associate Professor of Art History at Carleton College.

Marisa Sanchez (MA) is a PhD candidate in Art History, Visual Art & Theory at the University of British Columbia.

 

2001

Apsara Diquinzio (MA) is Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art and Phyllis C. Wattis Matrix Curator at UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA).

Robin Schnur (MA) is the Director of Youth and Family Programs at the Art Institute of Chicago.

 

Pre-2000

Claude Baillargeon (MA ’89) is Associate Professor of Art History and Chief Academic Adviser at Oakland University.

Jane Blocker (MA ‘90) is Professor and Chair of the Department of Art History at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

Margo Hobbs (MA ’92) is Associate Professor of Art and Department Chair at Muhlenberg College and author of American Graffiti (London: Parkstone Press, 2009).

Irene Hofmann (MA ’94) is Director and Chief Curator at SITE Santa Fe.

Susan Longhenry (MA ’90) is Director and Chief Curator at the Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee.

Annie Morse (MA ’99) is the Assistant Director of College and University Programs at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Simone Ostoff (MA ’96) is Professor at the School of Visual Arts, Pennsylvania State University and author of Performing the Archive: The Transformation of the Archive in Contemporary Art from Repository of Documents to Art Medium (New York and Dresden: Atropos Press, 2009).

Julie Rodrigues Widholm (MA ’99) is the Director of the DePaul Art Museum.

Michael Rooks (MA ’95) is the Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta.

Sarah Vowell (MA ’96) is an author and essayist.