Art History Students and Alumni

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2022

Elsa Haarstad (MAAH) is a Getty Graduate Intern in the Getty Conservation Institute's Building & Sites: Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative.
Sophie Buchmueller (Dual) is a curator for the 2023-2024 HATCH residency program.
Mariela Acuna (MAAH) is the Exhibitions and Residency Manager at Hyde Park Art Center.

Allie Tepper (MAAH) is a Guest Curator at Cooley Gallery at Reed College.
Meagan Howard (MAAH) is a Curatorial Administrative Assistant at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.
Rebecca Goodman (Dual) is the Mellon Program Assistant of Garden and Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks Estate.
Marin Williams (Dual) is an Appraisal Associate at Hindman Auctions.
Elise Butterfield (Dual) is the Cultural Affairs Coordinator for the City of Chicago Department of Curatorial Affairs and Special Events.

2021

Melanie Ball (MAAH) is a PhD student in Architecture at UT Austin School of Architecture.
Haley-Jane Blackstone (Dual) is a Registrar at Corbett vs. Dempsey in Chicago.
Nicolay Duque-Robayo (Dual) is a doctoral student in architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University.
Rebecca Haley (Dual) is the Development Coordinator at United States Artists.
Lasondra Kern (Dual) is Co-Director of Programs at Threewalls.
Jake Matthews (MAAH) is working at Altman Siegel in San Francisco. Jake's essay “Saltwater Dreams, Fragmented Visions: iPhone Aesthetics in the Karrabing Film Collective’s Wutharr, Saltwater Dreams” will be published in Sequitur in January, 2022. 
Denny Mwaura (MAAH) is the Public Programs Manager at Gallery 400, UIC and curator for the 2023-2024 HATCH residency program.
Lynette Qiuyang Shen (MAAH) is a PhD student in the History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania.
Chao Yan (Dual) is a PhD student at the School of Art, Birmingham City University.

2020

Gabrielle Christiansen (MAAH) is a PhD student in the Department of Art History at Northwestern University.
Emily Crum (Dual) is Program Coorindator at SAIC. She was previously a Museum Educator at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia, PA.
Jenny Dally (MAAH) is the Curatorial Assistant, Painting + Sculpture at SFMOMA. She was previously the Curatorial Assistant for Prints, Drawings; Museum of Fine Arts Houston.
Graham Feyl (MAAH) is a PhD student in Art History at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Chenghan Gao (MAAH) is a PhD student in Chinese Art at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Kate Hanley (Dual) is Special Event Coordinator at Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Tess Haratonik(Dual) is Initiatives Coordinator at United States Artists.
Sophie Jenkins (Dual) is a Research Associate at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York
Chava Krivchenia (MAAH) is Curatorial Assistant at the John Michael Kohler Art Center.
Julia Kulon (MAAH) is a PhD student in Art History at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She is also an independent researcher and translator.
Lauren Makholm (Dual) is Associate Director of Production and Manager of Digital Initiatives at The Art Institute of Chicago.
Whitney Mash (Dual) is Program Coordinator at United States Artists.
Minh Nguyen (MAAH) was awarded an Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant.
Elizabeth N. Reed (MAAH) is Cataloguer for Furniture & Decorative Art at Hindman Auctions in Chicago.
Shannon Hebert Waldman (Dual) is a Staff member at Arcana Books on the Arts in Los Angeles.

2019

Lindsey Bell (Dual) is the Curatorial Director of Bell Projects.
Budgie Birka-White (MAAH) is the Director at Rhona Hoffman Gallery and Owner/Curator of Extase.
Alden Burke (MAAH) is a Program Coordinator at Design for America, Lead Organizer of The Chicago Arts Census and Co-founder of Annas.
Elise Cabral (MAAH) is the Pre-Program Mellon Fellow in Paper Conservation at the Balboa Art Conservation Center.
Madalen Claire Benson (MAAH) is a PhD Student in Visual Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Stephanie Dvareckas (MAAH) is a PhD candidate in the Department of Art History at Rutgers University–New Brunswick and a Dodge Avenir Fellow at the Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union at the Zimmerli Art Museum.
Danielle Eady (Dual) is the Head of Residency and Fellowship Programs at Oak Spring Garden Foundation.
Susan Mackey (MAAH) is the Editor-at-Large for the Carolinas at Burnaway.
Elliot Reichert (Dual) is the Curator of Contemporary Art at the Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University, and contributing writer for Hyperallergic and The Brooklyn Rail.
Yue Ren (MAAH) is an in-house writer and editorial member for LEAP.
Carlos Salazar-Lermont (Dual) is a Danforth Scholar at the Sam Fox School of Design and Arts’ MFA in Visual Arts program at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Veronica Sesana Grajales (MAAH) is Curatorial Assistant for Latin American & Latino Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Isabel Servantez (MAAH) is a Semmes Foundation Curatorial Intern at McNay Art Museum.
Celina Wu (Dual) is Exhibitions and Licensing Coordinator at Newfields.
Xue Yang (Dual) is an Intern at California Lawyers for the Arts in Berkeley.
Jacob Zhicheng Zhang (MAAH) is a PhD student in the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto.

2018

Daisy Charles (MAAH) is the Director's Assistant at Paula Cooper Gallery in New York.
Luna Goldberg (MAAH) is Education Manager, Florida International University's Jewish Museum of Florida.
Makayla May (MAAH) is Curatorial Assistant in the Modern and Contemporary Art Department at The Art Institute of Chicago.
Jameson Paige (Dual) is Curator at Mural Arts Philadelphia.
Hannah Pivo (MAAH) is a PhD candidate in art history at Columbia University.
Gabe Wilson (Dual) is the Jeanne and Ralph Graham Curatorial Fellow at the Cranbrook Art Museum.

2017

Nour Ammari (MAAH) is an Adjunct Professor at Dominican University.
Kat Buckley (MAAH) is the Director of Exhibitions and Outreach at the University of Southern Maine and a PhD student in Curating in the joint program put on by the University of Reading and Zurich University of the Arts.
Claire Frost (MAAH) is the Program Coordinator at ArtSpan, San Francisco.
Lindsay Garbutt (MAAH) is an Associate Editor of Poetry, and her essay "Case Studies" was recently published in As Seen: Exhibitions That Made Architecture and Design History.
Zoe Goldman (Dual) is the Podcast Coordinator and Assistant Editor at Getty Publications, J. Getty Trust.
Lydia Gordon (Dual) is an Assistant Curator at the Peabody Essex Museum.
Shang-Huei Liang (MAAH) 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. 
Natalia de Orellana
(Dual) is the Daniel W. Dietrich II Fellow in Contemporary Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Hannah Pivo (MAAH) is a PhD student, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University.
Veronica Sesana (MAAH) is Curatorial Assistant for Latin American Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Ian Gabriel Wilson (Dual) is the Curator of Exhibitions & Collections at Blowing Rock Art & History Museum in Blowing Rock, NC. 

2016

Farah Aksoy (MAAH) is a Programmer at SALT.
Paula Calvo  (MAAH) is a PhD candidate in Art History at the University of Buenos Aires.
Frances Dorenbaum (MAAH) is the Edith Gowin Curatorial Fellow in Photography at The Morgan Library and Museum, New York.
Sabrina Greig  (MAAH) is the Arts Learning Program Officer at the Lloyd A. Fry Foundation.
Natalia Isabel De Orellana  (Dual) was the 2018 recipient of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Hilla Rebay International Fellowship.
Arthur Kolat (Dual) is Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions at USC's Viterbi School of Engineering.
Aisha Muhammad  (MAAH) is a PhD candidate at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Zeenat Nagree (Dual) is an independent writer and curator based in Mumbai. In 2018, she curated a solo exhibition by Jahangir Jani at Clark House in Mumbai.
Miriam R. Ruiz (MAAH) is the School and Community Programs Manager at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis.
Lara Schoorl  (MAAH) is the Publicity Manager at Green Lantern Press and Sector 2337, Chicago.
Veronica Sines  (MAAH) is the assistant to Andrea Rosen at Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York.
Annalise Christine Taylor  (MAAH) is a Communications and Exhibitions Coordinator with ART WORKS Projects, Chicago.
Sarah Wheat  (MAAH) is a PhD candidate in Art History at the University of Michigan.

2015

Margaret Carrigan  (MAAH) is the 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.
Tie Jojima (Dual) is a PhD candidate in Art History at Temple University.
Brian Leahy (MAAH) is a PhD candidate in Art History at Northwestern University.
Yiqing Li (Dual) is a PhD student in Art History at the University of California San Diego.
Olivia McManus 
(MAAH) is Associate Director of the Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago.
Alison Reilly (MAAH) is the Grants Manager for Corporate & Foundation Relations at the Library Foundation of Los Angeles.
Elisabeth Smith  (Dual) is a Curatorial Assistant at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Julie Warchol (MAAH) is a Curatorial Associate at the Terra Foundation for American Art, Chicago.

2014

Meri Rose Ekberg (MAAH) is Assistant Director of the Public History Project at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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.
Rachel Kupferman  (MAAH) is a PhD candidate in Art History at Bar Ilan University.
Raven Munsell (MAAH) is an Associate Director and Registrar at Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago.
Gan Uyeda  (Dual) is an Independent Curator and Partner at François Ghebaly Gallery in Los Angeles.

2013

Ionit Behar  (MAAH) 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.
Kate Brown  (Dual) is Collections Manager & Registrar, CARL & MARILYNN THOMA ART FOUNDATION, Chicago.
Lee Colon  (MAAH) is a PhD candidate in Art History at Princeton University.
Robyn Farrell  (MAAH) is an Associate Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art, at the Art Institute of Chicago.
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.
Gibran Villalobos  (Dual) is a Cultural Liaison for the City of Chicago.

2012

Allison Glenn  (Dual) is a curator for the Counterpublic 2023 triennial in St. Louis, MO. She also curated the exhibition Promise, Witness, Remembrance at the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky, honoring Breonna Taylor.
Lauren Gendler (MAAH) is an Editor at the Getty Research Institute Publications, and managing editor of the Getty Research Journal.
Marcelina Guerrero (Dual) is the Senior Exhibitions Coordinator, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. 
Hanna Yoo Jung  (MAAH) is a Curator at the Seoul Museum of Art.
Maura Lucking  (MAAH) 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  (MAAH) is an Assistant Professor of the History and Theory of Architecture at Radboud University in Nijmegen, NL.
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) is an Audience Insight Analyst at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

2011

Beth Capper  (Dual) was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Departments of English & Film Studies and Women's & Gender Studies at the University of Alberta. 
Jessica Cochrane  (MAAH) is the Curator of a private collection.
Jennifer Gerow  (MAAH) is the Assistant Curator at BRIC Arts and Media, Brooklyn.
Alice Heeren  (MAAH) received a PhD in Rhetorics of Art, Space and Culture at Southern Methodist University.
Amelia Ishmael  (MAAH) is an independent writer, curator, and artist in Chicago.
Joe Iverson  (Dual) is the Production Manager at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.
Paige Johnston (Dual) is Assistant Director of Public Programs at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design.
Ariel Pittman  (Dual) is a Director of Exhibitions at Susanne Vielmetter Projects, Los Angeles.
Vipash Purichanont (MAHA) was apart of the Singapore Biennale 2019 Curatorial Team.
Kelly Shindler  (Dual) is the Director of Exhibitions & Public Interpretation at the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia.
Jeanette Tremblay  (MAAH) is the School and Studio Manager at the Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago.

2010

Lana Beardslee (MAAH) is the Education and Program Manager at the Museum of Sonoma County.
Dorota Biczel (Dual) is the Executive Director and Curator at Houston Center for Photography.
Margaret Di Guilio  (MAAH) is Director of Development at the Nashville Public Education Foundation.
Bryce Dwyer (Dual) is a Project Manager with the Getty Provenance Index and the Department of Digital Art History at the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles.
Gregory Harris  (MAAH) is Assistant Curator of Photography at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta.
Grace Murray  (MAAH) 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  (MAAH) is Assistant Curator of Art after 1950 at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida.
Kyle Stoneman  (MAAH) has a PhD in Art History from the University of Cambridge, UK. 
Greg Stuart  (MAAH) 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.
Corinna Kirsch (MAAH) received her PhD in Art History and Criticism at Stony Brook University. She is now a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute in Spring 2022.
Anna Kryczka (MAAH) received a PhD in Visual Studies in 2016 from the University of California at Irvine and is now an Instructor in the Division of Social Sciences, Pasadena City College.
Charlotte Marra (Dual) is Director of Alison Jacques Gallery, London.
Roman Petruniak (Dual) worked at the Department of State’s Office of Art in Embassies, Washington, D.C. 
Michal Raz-Russo (Dual) is the program director at the Gordon Parks Foundation.
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.
Jessie Adams Stein (MAAH) 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. 
Whitney Tassie (MAAH) 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.