art careers

UA Art History Major to Attend Trinity College Dublin

Anna Wallace Pitts (BA 2021, summa cum laude, double major: art history and studio art; minor: Blount Scholars Program) will attend Trinity College Dublin to pursue a Master of Philosophy in art history this fall. The program focuses on the history of Irish art and architecture, Pitts said, “which dovetails perfectly with my research interests

New Designer Remembers Her Professors

Rebecca DeLong (BA 2021, studio art) is a graphic designer at LPK, a design firm in Cincinnati. DeLong said, “I get to work with global brands spanning a wide variety of industries including food & beverage, technology, baby care, beauty, health and wellness, and more.” DeLong also runs her own freelance graphic design business that

UA Art Alumni Write Home About New Adventures

Congratulations to a few of our recent grads and alumni who are striking out into the world! Let us know what you’re doing! Ashlee René Thompson (MFA 2022) is currently working as a financial aid advisor at UA, and has been awarded an artist residency at ArtRez in Newnan, Georgia, in August. Her painting, Comfort

Art History Alumna at the National Park Service: a ‘Full Circle Moment’

UA alumna Shannon Walsh, who earned her MA in art history in 2020, is about to begin a new job with the National Park Service as the visual information specialist for the Women’s Rights National Historical Park and the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park, both in New York. Although she is breaking new ground geographically,

UA Alumna in National Cathedral Performance Art Celebrating Women’s Suffrage

In March, UA art history alumna Corey Dzenko (MA 2007) was part of a performance of social practice artist Sheryl Oring’s ongoing project “I Wish to Say,” held in the Washington National Cathedral. Dzenko is an associate professor of art history in the department of art and design at Monmouth University in West Long Branch,

BFA Grad Takes MBA Route to Reach Her Dream Goal

Recent grad Alyssa Hochstetler, who earned a BFA in 2020, concentrating in painting and digital media, is now finishing up an MBA that focuses on marketing, and she’s looking toward a future in art. She is in the Create Path to the MBA program, studying strategic management and marketing. She also works in the Paul

UA Art Historian Advises Polygon Game Reviewer

Are you thinking that studying medieval architecture might put too many limits on your career choices? Check out the unique way that Dr. Jennifer Feltman is using her scholarly expertise! This video (embedded below) is an unusually exciting analysis of the accuracy of the video game Assassin’s Creed Unity by Simone de Rochefort, Senior Video

New Alum Appointed Curatorial Assistant at Meadows Museum

Olivia Turner, a 2021 MA graduate in art history, has accepted a full-time position as a curatorial assistant with the Meadows Museum in Dallas, Texas. The Meadows is the leading center in the U.S. for exhibition, research and education in the arts and culture of Spain and home to one of the largest and most