Art & Art History students go on to a wide range of careers in arts related and creative fields. Students have also gone on to attend top graduate programs at schools that include: Upenn, Harvard, RISD, Cranbrook, Slade School of Fine Art(London), Boston University, Pennsylvania Acadamy of Fine Arts, School of the Museum of Fine Arts-Tufts University, University of North Carolina, Maryland Institute College of Art, The Art Instiute of Chicago, and others. 

We want to hear from our alums! Please help us keep this page up to date by contacting Michele Karper karperm@dickinson.edu with updates. 

 

Art History Majors

Grace Zell, 2011
Grace previously worked as a research intern at Art + Auction and is currently employed at Beth Ahabah Museum and Archives in Richmond.

Leah Barreras, 2010
Leah is currently Department Assistant for Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art.

Louise Feder, 2010
She received her M.A. in art history at Temple University in 2013. She is currently Membership and Special Events Coordinator at the James A. Michener Art Museum.

Caitlin Faw, 2010
Caitlin is currently a Master’s student in New Media Photojournalism at the Corcoran College of Art and Design.

Kristen Rudy, 2009
Kristen received a Master’s degree in art history at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and has held curatorial internships at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art and Nassau County Museum of Art.

Rebecca Mendelsohn, 2008
Following their research for the senior seminar, Becky and Associate Professor Elizabeth Lee of Art History, have co-authored an article on Henry Ryan MacGinnis which was published in a special issue on landscape painting in the May/June '09 issue of Fine Art Connoisseur.

Elizabeth Parks, 2008
She is currently working at the Gagosian Gallery in New York City. She is working in photography and archives and says it's an "incredible experience."

Stephanie Shapiro, 2007
Stephanie interned at The Walters Art Museum assisting the Curator of Ancient Art. During the summer of 2008 she worked on a show of South Arabian Art. Stephanie started graduate school at George Washington University in August of 2008. 

Anna Alston Ferguson, 2006
She is the Curator for Washington National Cathedral. She is responsible for the art collections of the Cathedral, which include paintings, tapestries, metals, liturgical items, needlework, sculpture, rare books, and manuscripts. Anna handles everything from creating collections policies to hiring conservators to researching provenance to giving lectures. 

Susannah Haworth, 2006
She graduated with her MA degree from Sotheby's Institute of Art with a high merit on both her degree and dissertation. She currently works as the Regional Art Coordinator at Jones Lang LaSalle with Captial One's Art Program. 

Hilary Smith, 2006
Hilary is the Academic and Admissions Coordinator in Education at Christie’s in New York. 

Orelia Dann, 2005
Orelia is currently working as a paper conservation technician at the Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts in Philadelphia. She is also interning one day a week for a furniture conservator in Bala Cynwyd. During the academic year she completed College Chemistry at the Community College of Philadelphia. 

Stephanie Latini, 2004
She completed her master's degree in Art History at George Washington University, while simultaneously working full-time at T. Rowe Price. Her master's research focused on Caravaggio.

Laura Turner Igoe, 2004
Laura is currently completing her Ph.D. in art history at Temple University.  

Studio Majors

Catherine Sippin, 2010
Director, Art Sales at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Marjorie Brigitte Nuyado, 2009
Layette College Art Department Studio Manager from 2010 – 2012. Currently in her second year of her M.F.A. program at the highly competitive School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She is the only student in her class that was awarded a graduate scholarship for both years. 

Melissa Eve Haimowitz, 2009
Graduated with an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Photography. Previously, she began an internship with the Heller Group, a leading Art Advisory group in Manhattan and upon completion, she took a position as a Customer Service Representative at the Utrecht Headquarters in New Jersey.

Selwyn Ramp, 2008

Assistant Project Director, Smithsonian "Museum on Main Street"; Smithsoinan Institution Travelling Exhibition Service. 

Christian Meade, 2008
Gallery assistant at Sumpter Priddy III, Inc., art and antique dealer in Arlington, VA from 2010-12. He is currently in his second year of his M.F.A. program at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Allison Reilly, 2008
Received a Masters in Higher Education Administration with a focus in Student Affairs at Boston College.

Arielle Shapiro, 2007
Owner, director, and lead designer of Ari Dein in Manhattan, are makers of a wide range of handcrafted intimates and sleepwear in 100% silk.  

Moira Fratantuono, 2005
Moira spent her first year after graduating from Dickinson College teaching English in Viet Nam. During the 2007-2008 year, Moira was the Post-Baccalaureate Associate in the Department of Art & Art History here at Dickinson and completed her M.F.A. at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).

Kate Stewart, 1998
Kate currently lives and works in Philadelphia, where she is an artist member of Vox Populi Gallery and is an adjunct member of the faculty in the Art Department at West Chester University since 2006. Her work explores the notions of escape and shelter through paintings, works on paper and installation. She received her MFA from The University of Pennsylvania in 2003 and a BA from Dickinson College in 1998. For more information, please visit her website.

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