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Degrees and Enrollment

Master of Fine Arts Degrees Conferred, 2012

  • Beverly Dominique Acha, Painting/Printmaking
  • Peter J. Baker, Photography
  • Rushern Leslie Baker IV, Painting/Printmaking
  • Kevin Michael Beasley, Sculpture
  • Thomas Jordan Betthauser, Painting/Printmaking
  • Julia Ann Bland, Painting/Printmaking
  • So-Yoon Richard Choi, Photography
  • Gabriela Collins-Fernandez, Painting/Printmaking
  • Kyle Michael Coniglio, Painting/Printmaking
  • Inva Cota, Graphic Design
  • Stephen Miguel Decker, Sculpture
  • Katharine Fera DeWitt, Graphic Design
  • Florencia Cecilia Escudero, Sculpture
  • Golnaz Esmaili, Graphic Design
  • Sonia Lee Finley, Sculpture
  • Thomas Edward Gardiner, Photography
  • Harry Pollak Gassel, Graphic Design
  • Maxime Harvey-Carrière, Graphic Design
  • Kristian Andrew Henson, Graphic Design
  • Pao Houa Her, Photography
  • Thomas Luke Hutton, Sculpture
  • Kristyn Lilyanna Johnson, Painting/Printmaking
  • Joyce Wadiahendo Kalema, Painting/Printmaking
  • Katie R. Koti, Photography
  • Doron Langberg, Painting/Printmaking
  • Sae A Lee, Painting/Printmaking
  • Weiyi Li, Graphic Design
  • Andrew James Lister, Graphic Design
  • Yen-Wei Liu, Graphic Design
  • Eric Nathaniel Mack, Painting/Printmaking
  • Carlos-Enrique Martinez, Painting/Printmaking
  • Kate Antoinette Tardif Merrill, Photography
  • Peter Francis Moran, Sculpture
  • Sarah R. Muehlbauer, Photography
  • Jorge Luis Mujica, Jr., Painting/Printmaking
  • Nontsikelelo Kudzai Mutiti, Graphic Design
  • Evan Ryan Nesbit, Painting/Printmaking
  • Tameka Jenean Norris, Painting/Printmaking
  • Jennifer Marie Packer, Painting/Printmaking
  • Daniel Alberto Pizarro, Graphic Design
  • Ronny Paul Quevedo, Painting/Printmaking
  • Amy Giovanna Rinaldi, Painting/Printmaking
  • Kenneth Christian Rivero, Painting/Printmaking
  • Aurora Robles, Graphic Design
  • Felix Rodriguez Cid, Photography
  • Heesun Seo, Graphic Design
  • Jaewon Seok, Graphic Design
  • Randi Lynn Shandroski, Sculpture
  • Maayan Strauss, Photography
  • Carlos Emanuelle Vela, Sculpture
  • Ryan James Weafer, Graphic Design
  • David Valentine Whelan, Jr., Painting/Printmaking
  • Kit Yi Wong, Sculpture
  • Jeseok Yi, Graphic Design

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Enrollment, 2012–2013

Graphic Design
  • Ming Bai (B.A. Central Acad. of Art & Design [China] 2007), Beijing, China
  • Nir Bitton (B.Ed. Neri Bloomfield School of Design & Education [Israel] 2012), Haifa, Israel
  • Xavier Alejandro Cerrilla (B.F.A. Art Center Coll. of Design 2008), Burbank, Calif.
  • Yu-Yeon Cho (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2008), New York, N.Y.
  • Matthew Dowland Chrislip (B.F.A. Brigham Young Univ. 2007), Oneonta, N.Y.
  • João Doria de Souza (B.A. Pontificia Universidade Católica [Rio de Janeiro, Brazil] 2009), Oslo, Norway
  • Njoki W. Gitahi (B.A. Amherst Coll. 2004), Wakefield, R.I.
  • Jonathan Gorman (B.A. Long Island Univ. [Brooklyn, N.Y.] 2008), Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Jang Hyun Han (B.F.A. Hongik Univ. [Korea] 2006), Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Suck Zoo Han (B.F.A. School of Visual Arts 2008), Wonju, Republic of Korea
  • Tiffany Burr Hockin (B.F.A. Kansas City Art Inst. 2006), St. Croix Beach, Minn.
  • Eric Hu (B.F.A. Art Center Coll. of Design 2011), Temple City, Calif.
  • Jenny Hung (B.S. Rochester Inst. of Technology 2008), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Shira Grace Inbar (B.F.A. Bezalel Acad. 2012), Haifa, Israel
  • Jiyoni Kim (B.A. Vassar Coll. 2009), Clarens, Vaud, Switzerland
  • Marina Mills Kitchen (B.A. Vassar Coll. 2008), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Azusa Kobayashi (B.A. Williams Coll. 2002), Tokyo, Japan
  • Kellie Michelle Konapelsky (B.A. Univ. California [Los Angeles] 2006), Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Sean Ervan Kuhnke (B.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth Univ. 2009), Woodbridge, Va.
  • Scott Langer (B.F.A. Art Center Coll. of Design 2012), Jericho, N.Y.
  • Kyong Won Lee (B.A. Univ. California [Berkeley] 2004), Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Min Hee Lee (B.S. Univ. Pennsylvania 2007), Ridgewood, N.J.
  • Esther Lewis (B.F.A. State Univ. New York [Purchase] 2006), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Qiuye Liu (B.A. Tsinghua Univ. [China] 2008), Dashiqiao, China
  • Robert Douwe Matthews (B.A. Univ. Sussex [Brighton, U.K.] 2009), Hurstpierpoint, England
  • Martha Kang McGill (B.A. Yale Univ. 2007), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Houman Momtazian (B.A. Central Saint Martins Coll. of Arts & Design [London] 2010), London, U.K.
  • Gina Moreno-Valle (B.A. Univ. Anáhuac [Mexico] 2010), New York, N.Y.
  • Cecilie Nellemann (B.A. Danish Design School [Denmark] 2010), Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Benjamin Barret Niznik (B.F.A. Ringling Coll. of Art & Design 2005), Burlington, Vt.
  • Julia Drummond Novitch (B.A. Yale Univ. 2006), Washington, D.C.
  • Eric Theodore Nylund (B.A. New York Univ. 2005), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Sun Young Park (B.A. Central Saint Martins Coll. of Arts & Design [London] 2010), Seoul, South Korea
  • Timothy Fleming Ripper (B.A. Amherst Coll. 2009), Swarthmore, Pa.
  • Ria Lenore Roberts (B.F.A. Univ. Illinois [Urbana-Champaign] 2011), Chicago, Ill.
  • Grace Robinson-Leo (B.A. Barnard Coll. 2009), Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Jessica Svendsen (B.A. Yale Univ. 2009), Provo, Utah
  • Christopher Eric Svensson (B.A. Univ. California [Irvine] 2001), Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Stefan Thorsteinsson (B.A. Danish Design School [Denmark] 2009), Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Ghazaal Vojdani (B.A. Univ. of the Arts London [U.K.] 2010), London, England
  • Lacey Blaire Waterman (B.F.A. Art Center Coll. of Design 2008), New York, N.Y.
  • Sean Yendrys (B.F.A. Concordia University [Quebec, Canada] 2010), Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Painting/Printmaking
  • Darja Bajagic (B.F.A. Pacific Northwest Coll. of Art 2012), Portland, Ore.
  • Stephen Benjamin Benenson (B.A. Wheaton Coll. 2002), Portland, Maine
  • Williamson Stanhope Brasfield (B.F.A. Pennsylvania State Univ. 2007), State Coll., Pa.
  • Jordan Margaret Casteel (B.A. Agnes Scott Coll. 2011), Denver, Colo.
  • Thomas Pu Chung (B.F.A. San Francisco Art Inst. 2010), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Andrea Elizabeth Cofield (B.A. DePauw Univ. 2008), Brownsburg, Ind.
  • Claudia Cecilia Cortinez (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2007), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Masoomeh Dehghan (B.A. Alzahra Univ. [Iran] 2005, M.A. Tehran Univ. [Iran] 2010), Karaj, Iran
  • Jose Alfafara DeVera (B.F.A. California State Univ. [Fullerton] 2011), Buena Park, Calif.
  • Jessie Yelmi Edelman (B.A. Skidmore Coll. 2008, Cert. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2011), Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Daniel Vincent Flaherty (B.F.A. Rutgers Univ. 2010), Summit, N.J.
  • Sonja Laureen Foard (B.F.A. Univ. Tennessee [Knoxville] 2010), Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Aaron Martez Fowler (B.F.A. Pennsylvania Acad. of Fine Arts 2012), St. Louis, Mo.
  • Mariana Garibay Raeke (B.F.A. California Coll. of the Arts 2011), Oakland, Calif.
  • Kathryn Joan Gegenheimer (B.F.A. Temple Univ. [Tyler School of Art] 2007), Pineville, Pa.
  • Mark Thomas Gibson (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2002), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Ana Maria Gomez Lopez (B.A. Univ. Pennsylvania 2003), Cali, Colombia
  • Austin Lee Gutowski (B.A. Keystone Coll. 2003, B.F.A. Temple Univ. [Tyler School of Art] 2006), Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Heidi Lee Hahn (B.F.A. Cooper Union School of Art 2006), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Maeen Ameela Khan Hasan (B.A. Oberlin Coll. 2009), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Daniel Eliot Coleman Herwitt (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2010), Boulder, Colo.
  • Lucia Hierro (B.F.A. State Univ. New York [Purchase] 2010), New York, N.Y.
  • Olof Carl Johan Inger (B.F.A. Royal Inst. of Art [Sweden] 2012), Stockholm, Sweden
  • Haley Pearl Josephs (B.F.A. Tyler School of Art 2011), Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Krysten Marin Koehn (B.A. Univ. Northern Colorado 2001, M.A. Univ. Northern Colorado 2007), Monument, Colo.
  • Jacob Antonius Konst (B.F.A. California Inst. of the Arts 2011), Lyme, Conn.
  • Jae Na Kwon (B.F.A. Seoul National Univ. 2010), Seoul, South Korea
  • Lance Edward Marchel (B.F.A. Univ. Wisconsin [Madison] 2011), Waukesha, Wis.
  • Wayde McIntosh (B.F.A. Maryland Inst. Coll. of Art 2008), Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Romina Meric (B.A. Brandeis Univ. 2010), Istanbul, Turkey
  • James Damien Miller (B.F.A. Laguna Coll. of Art & Design 2009), Laguna Beach, Calif.
  • Mario Deandre Moore (B.F.A. Center for Creative Studies 2009), Detroit, Mich.
  • Cathleen R. Mooses (B.F.A. Cooper Union School of Art 2005), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Tammy Vo Nguyen (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2007), Daly City, Calif.
  • Jonathan Van Dell Peck (B.F.A. Kansas City Art Inst. 2002), Kansas City, Mo.
  • Jenna Eve Pirello (B.F.A. Boston Univ. 2011), Westwood, Mass.
  • Kristin Elaine Richards (B.A. Asbury Univ. 2011), Versailles, Ky.
  • Devan Maurice Shimoyama (B.F.A. Pennsylvania State Univ. 2011), Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Nicholas Andrew Steindorf (B.F.A. Columbia College [Illinois] 2009), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • John Denton Szlasa (B.F.A. School of Visual Arts 2005), Ridgewood, N.Y.
  • Emmy Hennings Thelander (B.F.A. Washington Univ. 2010), Wellesley, Mass.
  • Christopher Eugene Watts (B.F.A. Univ. North Carolina [Charlotte] 2009), High Point, N.C.
  • Timothy Shawn Wilson (B.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth Univ. 1993), Brooklyn, N.Y.
Photography
  • Marzena Abrahamik (B.A. Loyola Univ. 2001), Park Ridge, Ill.
  • Endia Sherie Beal (B.F.A. North Carolina State Univ. 2008), Winston Salem, N.C.
  • Elizabeth Rose Bick (B.F.A. Loyola Univ. 2003), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Johanna Ruth Case-Hofmeister (B.F.A. State Univ. New York [Purchase] 2004), Castleton, Vt.
  • Erin Desmond (B.A. Univ. California [Los Angeles] 2010), Venice, Calif.
  • Awol Erizku (B.F.A. Cooper Union School of Art 2010), Bronx, N.Y.
  • Genevieve Ruth Gaignard (B.F.A. Massachusetts Coll. of Art & Design 2006), Wendell, Mass.
  • Hannah Flora Hummel (B.F.A. Kunstakademie Muenster [Germany] 2008), Duesseldorf, Germany
  • Fumikazu Ishino (B.A. Ohio Valley Coll. 2007, B.F.A. Rochester Inst. of Technology 2012), Rochester, N.Y.
  • Tommy Kha (B.F.A. Memphis Coll. of Art 2011), Memphis, Tenn.
  • Michael Barry Marcelle (B.A. Bard Coll. 2005), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Casey Robert McGonagle (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2011), Chicago, Ill.
  • Tyler Zachary Moore (B.A. Bard Coll. 2008), Great Barrington, Mass.
  • Hannah Christine Price (B.F.A. Rochester Inst. of Technology 2009), Fort Collins, Colo.
  • Sophie Charlotte Ruspoli (B.F.A. Corcoran Coll. of Art & Design 2009), Middleburg, Va.
  • Justin Phillip Schmitz (B.F.A. Columbia Coll. 2004), Morton, Ill.
  • Melissa Erin Stultz (B.A. Sarah Lawrence Coll. 2004), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Sadie Marie Wechsler (B.A. Bard Coll. 2007), Seattle, Wash.
  • Evan Whale (B.A. Bard Coll. 2009), Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Rick George Yribe (B.A. California State Univ. [Northridge] 2010), Sylmar, Calif.
Sculpture
  • Jerry Michael Blackman (B.F.A. Cooper Union School of Art 2006), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Allen Hung-Lun Chen (B.A. California State Polytechnic Univ. [Pomona] 2008), Diamond Bar, Calif.
  • Yoon Jung Choi (B.F.A. Seoul National Univ. [Korea] 2008, B.F.A. School of Visual Arts 2010), Sung Nam Si, Republic of Korea
  • Shih-Hsiung Chou (B.A. Central Saints Martins Coll. of Arts & Design [London] 2012), Taipei, Taiwan
  • Kayla Bree Gibbons (B.F.A. School of Visual Arts 2011), Stratford, Conn.
  • Gustavo Gordillo (B.A. Yale Univ. 2010), Lima, Peru
  • Jennyfer Haddad (B.F.A. Bezalel Acad. [Israel] 2011), Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Lauren Danielle Halsey (B.F.A. California Inst. of the Arts 2012), Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Michael Ryan Handley (B.F.A. Univ. Utah 2011), Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Erin Irene Henry (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2001), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Joel M. Holmberg (B.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth Univ. 2005), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Yutaka Kawahito (B.A. San Francisco State Univ. 2006), Mililani, Hawaii
  • Shehrezad Maher (B.A. Bennington Coll. 2011), Sindh, Pakistan
  • Maya Cecily Manvi (B.F.A. Univ. Californa [Santa Cruz] 2010), Oakland, Calif.
  • Mathew Muturi-Kioi (B.F.A. Lyme Acad. Coll. of Fine Arts 2011), Nairobi, Kenya
  • Oren Pinhassi (Beit Berl Coll. [Israel] 2012), Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Kenya Naila Robinson (Univ. Florida), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Deirdre Jane Sargent (B.F.A. Pratt Inst. 2008), Pawcatuck, Conn.
  • Jeffrey Alan Scudder (B.F.A. Ringling School of Art & Design 2011), Assonet, Mass.
  • Michael Boynton Sims (Dip. Tufts Univ. [School of the Museum of Fine Arts] 2011), Vancouver, Wash.
  • Mark Starling (B.F.A. Univ. Georgia [Athens] 2011), Harlem, Ga.
  • Karen Lucia Tepaz (B.F.A. California State Univ. [Long Beach] 2010), Downey, Calif.
  • Shelby Cai Voice (B.F.A. Pratt Inst. 2011), Pasco, Wash.

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Summary of Enrollment

General Summary

Admissions Information, Fall Term 2012
  • Applicants
  • 1,125
  • Applicants admitted
  • 63
  • Matriculants
  • 59
Student Profile
  • Graduate students
  • 128
  • Graphic Design
  • 42
  • Painting/Printmaking
  • 43
  • Photography
  • 20
  • Sculpture
  • 23
  • Preliminary-year students
  • 6
  • First-year students
  • 59
  • Second-year students
  • 63
  • Female students
  • 65
  • Male students
  • 63
  • Age range of students
  • 22–41
  • Average age of students
  • 27
  • Mean age of students
  • 25
  • Undergraduate degrees in fine art
  • 107
  • Undergraduate degrees in other areas, e.g., English, history of art, political science
  • 21
  • Institutions represented
  • 88
  • States represented
  • 27
  • Foreign countries represented
  • 18

Institutions Represented 

One student from each institution unless otherwise indicated.
  • Agnes Scott College
  • Alzahra University [Iran]
  • Amherst College (2)
  • Art Center College of Design (4)
  • Asbury University
  • Bard College (4)
  • Barnard College
  • Beit Berl College [Israel]
  • Bennington College
  • Bezalel Academy [Israel] (2)
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
  • Brigham Young University
  • California College of the Arts
  • California Institute of the Arts (2)
  • California State Polytechnic University [Pomona]
  • California State University [Fullerton]
  • California State University [Long Beach]
  • California State University [Northridge]
  • Center for Creative Studies
  • Central Academy of Art & Design [China]
  • Central Saint Martins College of Arts & Design [London] (3)
  • Columbia College [Chicago] (2)
  • Concordia University [Canada]
  • Cooper Union (6)
  • Corcoran College of Art & Design
  • Danish Design School [Denmark] (2)
  • DePauw University
  • Hongik University [Korea] (2)
  • Kansas City Art Institute (2)
  • Keystone College
  • Kunstakademie Muenster [Germany]
  • Laguna College of Art & Design
  • Long Island University [Brooklyn]
  • Loyola University (2)
  • Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
  • Maryland Institute [College of Art]
  • Massachusetts College of Art & Design
  • Memphis College of Art
  • New York University
  • Neri Bloomfield School of Design & Education [Israel]
  • North Carolina State University
  • Oberlin College
  • Ohio Valley College
  • Pacific Northwest College of Art
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
  • Pennsylvania State University (2)
  • Pontificia Universidade Católica [Brazil]
  • Pratt Institute (2)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (2)
  • Ringling School of Art & Design (2)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (3)
  • Royal Institute of Art [Sweden]
  • Rutgers University
  • San Francisco Art Institute
  • San Francisco State University
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago (4)
  • School of Visual Arts (4)
  • Seoul National University [Korea] (2)
  • Skidmore College
  • State University of New York [Purchase] (3)
  • Tehran University [Iran]
  • Temple University [Tyler School of Art] (3)
  • Tsinghua University [China]
  • Tufts University [School of the Museum of Fine Arts]
  • Universidad de Anáhuac [Mexico]
  • University of California [Berkeley]
  • University of California [Irvine]
  • University of California [Los Angeles] (2)
  • University of California [Santa Cruz]
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Illinois [Urbana-Champaign]
  • University of North Carolina [Charlotte]
  • University of Northern Colorado
  • University of Pennsylvania (2)
  • University of Sussex [England]
  • University of Tennessee [Knoxville]
  • University of Utah
  • University of the Arts London [England]
  • University of Wisconsin [Madison]
  • Vassar College (2)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (3)
  • Washington University
  • Wheaton College
  • Williams College
  • Yale University (4)

Institutions represented, 88

Geographical Distribution

One student from each state or country unless otherwise indicated.
United States 
  • California (16)
  • Colorado (4)
  • Connecticut (3)
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois (4)
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts (5)
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota (2)
  • Missouri (2)
  • New Jersey (2)
  • New York (28)
  • North Carolina (2)
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania (7)
  • Rhode Island
  • Tennessee (2)
  • Utah (2)
  • Vermont (2)
  • Virginia (2)
  • Washington (3)
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Wisconsin (2)
  • States represented, 27
Foreign Countries 
  • Canada
  • China (2)
  • Colombia
  • Denmark (2)
  • England (3)
  • Germany
  • Iran
  • Israel (4)
  • Japan
  • Kenya
  • Korea, Republic of (5)
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Peru
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Turkey
  • Foreign countries represented, 18

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