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Degrees and Enrollment

Master of Fine Arts Degrees Conferred, 2015

  • Constanza Alarcón Tennen, Sculpture
  • David Osawindawen Alekhuogie, Photography
  • Zakary D. Arctander, Photography
  • Daniel Klaas Beckwith, Sculpture
  • Margaret Christine Bennett, Sculpture
  • Joseph Samuel Buckley, Sculpture
  • Shahrzad Changalvaee, Sculpture
  • Henry Chapman, Painting/Printmaking
  • Seung Eun Chung, Graphic Design
  • Brandon Coley Cox, Painting/Printmaking
  • Katherine Ellen Davis, Painting/Printmaking
  • Marvin de Jong, Graphic Design
  • Maria de Los Angeles, Painting/Printmaking
  • Elizabeth Cabrina De Vita, Sculpture
  • Richard Daniel Espinosa III, Graphic Design
  • Sarah Mae Faux, Painting/Printmaking
  • Sean Robert Fitzgerald, Painting/Printmaking
  • Marcela Flórido, Painting/Printmaking
  • Danielle Heather Friedman, Painting/Printmaking
  • Quinn Ward Gorbutt, Photography
  • Jonathan Gorman, Graphic Design
  • Patrick Timothy Groth, Painting/Printmaking
  • Yotam M. Hadar, Graphic Design
  • Andrew James Hawkes, Sculpture
  • Camille Talia Hoffman, Painting/Printmaking
  • Anthony Lee Hope, Sculpture
  • Jenny Hung, Graphic Design
  • Fox Hysen, Painting/Printmaking
  • Yuanchen Jiang, Graphic Design
  • Hyoung Kee Kim, Graphic Design
  • Jiyoni Kim, Graphic Design
  • Erin Knutson, Graphic Design
  • Isabel Magowan, Photography
  • Marisa Anna Manso, Painting/Printmaking
  • Loide Bochaberi Marwanga, Graphic Design
  • Sarah Meyohas, Photography
  • Jonathan Sol Mildenberg, Sculpture
  • Ryan Gerald Eisenmenger Nelson, Graphic Design
  • Eric Theodore Nylund, Graphic Design
  • Elena Pérez, Photography
  • Johanna Povirk-Znoy, Painting/Printmaking
  • Michela Povoleri, Graphic Design
  • Nejc Prah, Graphic Design
  • Bryson Dowell Rand, Photography
  • Timothy Fleming Ripper, Graphic Design
  • Ria Lenore Roberts, Graphic Design
  • Luke Taylor Rogers, Painting/Printmaking
  • Hans-Jacob Schmidt, Sculpture
  • Tschabalala Self, Painting/Printmaking
  • David Mellor Soffa, Photography
  • Ilona Anna Szwarc, Photography
  • Anne Chapman Thornton, Photography
  • Martha Shao Mei Tuttle, Painting/Printmaking
  • Livia Ungur, Sculpture
  • Samantha Elyse Vernon, Painting/Printmaking
  • David Francis Walsh, Painting/Printmaking
  • William Howard Warden, Jr. , Painting/Printmaking
  • Kyle Robert Williams, Painting/Printmaking
  • John Paul Wolforth, Graphic Design
  • Luyi Xu, Painting/Printmaking

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Enrollment, 2015–2016

Graphic Design
  • Martin Bek (B.A. Royal Acad. of Fine Arts [Denmark] 2013), Hillerod, Denmark
  • Megan Zoe Billman (B.A. Brown Univ. 2009), Brookline, Mass.
  • Chase Thomas Booker (B.A. New York Univ. 2009), San Antonio, Tex.
  • Michael Carr Chadwick (A.B. Univ. Georgia [Greece] 2008), Oxford, Miss.
  • Ingrid Chuen-Neng Chen (B.A. Brown Univ. 2015), San Diego, Calif.
  • Seokhoon Choi (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2012), Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Laura Ann Coombs (B.Arch. Cornell Univ. 2008), Spring, Tex.
  • Ouliana Yurievna Ermolova (B.F.A. Coll. of Saint Rose), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Laura J. Foxgrover (B.A. Carleton Coll. 2009), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Erik Matthias Freer (B.F.A. Parsons School of Design 2013), Madison, Wis.
  • Marta Galaz Cancio (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2012), New York, N.Y.
  • Benjamin Michael Ganz (Dip. Fachklasse Grafik Lucerne [Switzerland] 2012), Berlin, Germany
  • Muxi Gao (B.A. Tsinghua Univ. [China] 2014), Chengdu City, China
  • Ayham Taysier Ghraowi (B.F.A. Univ. Texas [Austin] 2011), Portland, Tex.
  • Vanessa Dora Godfrey (B.F.A. Nanyang Tech. Univ. [Singapore] 2013), Singapore
  • Joshua Everett Graver (B.F.A. James Madison Univ. 2004), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Jerome William Harris (B.A. Temple Univ. 2009), Hamden, Conn.
  • Pianpian He (B.A. Hunan Univ. [China] 2015), Changsha, China
  • Ying Hou (B.A. Hefei Univ. of Technology [China] 2006), Beijing, China
  • Jacob Hoving (B.Des. ArtEZ Univ. of the Arts [The Netherlands] 2013), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Allyn Katherine Hughes (B.A. Virginia Polytechnic Inst. 2011), Roanoke, Va.
  • Moonsik Kang (B.A. Gerrit Rietveld Acad. [The Netherlands] 2012), Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Biba Kosmerl (B.F.A. Univ. Ljubljani [Slovenia] 2013), Slovenia
  • Benjamin D. Lee (B.F.A. Art Center Coll. of Design 2013), Pasadena, Calif.
  • Qiong Li (B.A. Zhejiang Univ. [China] 2011), Zhoushan, China
  • Theodore Anderson Mathias (B.A. Dartmouth Coll. 2009), Chicago, Ill.
  • Maziyar Pahlevan (B.A. Royal Acad. of Art [The Hague] 2012), Berlin, Germany
  • Anastasia Palamarchuk (B.F.A. California State Univ. [Long Beach] 2015), Long Beach, Calif.
  • Asad Ali Pervaiz (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2006), Pasadena, Calif.
  • Ana Heloisa Pinto (B.Arch. Univ. São Paulo [Brazil] 2009), São Paulo, Brazil
  • Alexandra Rachel Portis (B.F.A. Wesleyan Univ. 2009), Studio City, Calif.
  • Caroline Jennings Potter (B.F.A. New York Univ. 2012), East Hampton, N.Y.
  • Jonathan Paul Rennie (B.D.S.N. Ontario Coll. Art & Design 2012), Ontario, Canada
  • David Michael Rudnick (B.A. Yale Univ. 2009), Hertfordshire, U.K.
  • Christopher Michael Rypkema (B.F.A. Rutgers Univ. 2010), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Anton Sovetov (B.A. Royal Acad. of Art [The Hague] 2013), The Netherlands
  • Rosen Chavdarov Tomov (B.A. Gerrit Rietveld Acad. [The Netherlands] 2014), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Polina Vasilyeva (B.A. Gerrit Rietveld Acad. [The Netherlands] 2015), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Franziska Fabiane Virgili Lasheras (B.A. Univ. of Applied Sciences [Düsseldorf, Germany]), Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Matthew Taylor Wolff (B.A. Goucher Coll. 2014), Baltimore, Md.
  • Christine Fae Zavesky (B.Arch. Rhode Island School of Design 2008), Miami, Fla.
  • Ziwei Zhang (B.A. Mount Holyoke Coll. 2013), Shanghai, China
Painting/Printmaking
  • Olaoluwatunji Olumoroti Adeniyi-Jones (B.F.A. Univ. Oxford [England] 2014), London, U.K.
  • Mohammad Hussain AlMohsin (B.F.A. Univ. Oregon 2015), Saudi Arabia
  • Eddie Rodolfo Aparicio (B.A. Bard Coll. 2012), Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Alisa Mohrgan Bones (B.A. Reed Coll. 2013), Portland, Ore.
  • Keiran James Brennan Hinton (B.F.A. Pratt Inst. 2014), Ontario, Canada
  • Lauren Marie Britton (B.F.A. State Univ. New York [Purchase] 2014), Fairport, N.Y.
  • Coady Garland Brown (B.F.A. Tyler School of Art [Temple Univ.] 2012), Baltimore, Md.
  • George Rondell Carr (B.F.A. Ringling School of Art & Design 2012), Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
  • Lauren Kyung-Mee Chun (B.F.A. New York Univ. 2013), Ridgewood, N.Y.
  • Sara Alice Coffin (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2007), Redmond, Wash.
  • Mauricio Cortes Ortega (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2012), New York, N.Y.
  • Charlotte Magdeleine de Larminat (Cert. New York Studio School 2014), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Christie Grace DeNizio (B.A. Swarthmore Coll. 2012), San Clemente, Calif.
  • Tirhaga Salah Elsiddique (B.F.A. Nova Scotia School of Art & Design 2013), Ontario, Canada
  • Lauren R. Faigeles (B.F.A. Carnegie Mellon Univ. 2013), Laguna Woods, Calif.
  • Nathaniel Rickert Flagg (B.A. Reed Coll. 2011), Cornwall, Conn.
  • Kyle Goldbach (B.F.A. Tyler School of Art [Temple Univ] 2013), Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Stephanie Gonzalez-Turner (B.A. Univ. Pennsylvania 2006), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Alteronce Gumby (B.F.A. Hunter Coll. [CUNY] 2013), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Sarah Esme Harrison (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2013), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Isaac Soh Howell (B.F.A. Washington Univ. 2015), Brookline, Mass.
  • Joseph Bouldin Hoyt (B.F.A. Maryland Inst. Coll. of Art 2004), Geneva, N.Y.
  • Brook Helene Hsu (B.F.A. Kanasa City Art Inst. 2010), Ridgewood, N.Y.
  • Erin Elizabeth Ikeler (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2008), Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Alexander Steven Jackson (B.F.A. Univ. Wisconsin [Madison] 2015), Kenosha, Wis.
  • Tomashi Jackson (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2009, M.S.A. Massachusetts Inst. of Technology 2012), Cambridge, Mass.
  • Jody Lynn Joyner (B.A. Colorado Coll. 2010), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Georgia Dare Kennedy (B.F.A. Univ. North Carolina [Greensboro]) 2008), Greensboro, N.C.
  • Hasabie Kidanu (B.A. Univ. North Carolina [Chapel Hill] 2013), New York, N.Y.
  • Ji Hye Kim (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2013), Ontario, Canada
  • Jong Hyek (Simon) Ko (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2011), Little Neck, N.Y.
  • Abraham James Lampert (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2014), Alexandria, Va.
  • Wesley Fernando Larios (B.F.A. San Francisco Art Inst. 2014), Montebello, Calif.
  • Danielle Rose Levine (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2012), Coral Gables, Fla.
  • Nicholas Mayer (B.F.A. Maryland Inst. Coll. of Art 2004), Hauppauge, N.Y.
  • Josephine Lyons Messer (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2014), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Iman Mottaghi Raad (B.E. Univ. Sistan and Baluchestan [Iran] 2004), New Haven, Conn.
  • Christina Elizabeth Quarles (B.A. Hampshire Coll. 2007), Houston, Tex.
  • Katherine Thackeray Ruggeri (B.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2010), Chicago, Ill.
  • Gerald Sheffield (B.F.A. School of Visual Arts 2015), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Edwin Allen Smalling (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 1999), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Vincent Carmelo Stracquadanio (B.A. Fordham Univ. 2011), Floral Park, N.Y.
  • Zoe C. Walsh (B.A. Occidental Coll. 2011), Los Angeles, Calif.
Photography
  • Farah Fahim Al-Qasimi (B.A. Yale Univ. 2012), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Rebekah Dawn Andersen (B.F.A. Art Inst. of Boston 2012), New York, N.Y.
  • Monique S. Atherton (B.A. San Francisco Art Inst. 2005), West Haven, Conn.
  • Lance Douglas Brewer (B.F.A. California Coll. of Arts & Crafts 2009), San Diego, Calif.
  • Andrew Hundley Brown (B.S. Univ. Southern California 2005), Atlanta, Ga.
  • Sarah Jayne Anderssen Cwynar (B.A. York Univ. 2010), Quebec, Canada
  • John Eli Durst (B.A. Wesleyan Univ. 2011), Austin, Tex.
  • John Edmonds (B.F.A. Corcoran School of Art 2012), Upper Marlboro, Md.
  • Harry John Griffin (B.F.A. California Coll. of Arts & Crafts 2011), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Cole Don Kelley (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2012), Paris, Tex.
  • Ye Weon Kim (B.A. Sarah Lawrence Coll. 2012), Bronxville, N.Y.
  • Matthew Thomas Leifheit (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2011), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Robin M. Myers (B.F.A. Massachusetts Coll. of Art 2012), Jamaica Plain, Mass.
  • Eva Kathleen O’Leary (B.F.A. California Coll. of Arts & Crafts 2012), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Walker Olesen (B.A. Univ. California [Los Angeles] 2014), Berkeley, Calif.
  • Adam Russell Pape (B.F.A. Maryland Inst. Coll. of Art 2006), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Julia Res (B.A. Smith Coll. 2008), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Anna Klara Shimshak (B.A. Wesleyan Univ. 2013), Mequon, Wis.
  • Danna Singer (B.F.A. Pratt Inst. 2010), Seattle, Wash.
  • Vi Mai Chau Tran (B.A. Hampshire Coll. 2014), Hanoi, Vietnam
Sculpture
  • Maria de la Selva Aparicio Altuna (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2015), Barcelona, Spain
  • Bianca Joannine Boragi (B.F.A. École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris [France] 2009), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Alexis Marie Brown (B.A. Princeton Univ. 2012), Great Falls, Va.
  • Thomas Cahill Coleman (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2009), Jupiter, Fla.
  • Samuel Cooper Davis (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2011), Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Michael Jevon Demps (B.F.A. California Inst. of the Arts 2015), Ypsilanti, Mich.
  • Michael James Eckblad (B.S. Univ. Wisconsin [Madison] 2006), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Tim Sander Enthoven (B.D.S.N. Design Acad. Eindhoven [The Netherlands] 2009), Gouda, The Netherlands
  • Branch Ashton Hudgins (B.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth Univ. 2012), Suffolk, Va.
  • Raza Abbas Kazmi (B.F.A. Univ. Hartford 2013), Springfield, Mass.
  • Young Joo Lee (B.F.A. Hongik Univ. [Republic of Korea] 2009), Kyonggi-Do, Republic of Korea
  • Lucy Lindsey (B.A. Harvard Univ. 2007), Cambridge, Mass.
  • Tammy Kiku Logan (B.F.A. Purchase Coll. [SUNY] 2004), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Virginia Lee Montgomery (B.F.A. Univ. Texas [Austin] 2008), New York, N.Y.
  • Douglas W. Rieger, Jr. (B.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth Univ. 2008), Bethel Park, Pa.
  • Alexander Paul Stevens (B.F.A. Univ. Utah 2011), Murray, Utah
  • Constance Alexandra Tenvik (B.F.A. Oslo Acad. of the Arts [Norway] 2014), Oslo, Norway
  • Mariya Vlasova (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2011), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Ye Wang (B.A. Central Acad. of Fine Arts [China] 2013), Hunan, China
  • Erica Peters Wessmann (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2007), Boston, Mass.
  • William Dorsey Wheeler (B.A. Vassar Coll. 2014), New York, N.Y.
  • Jayeon Yi (B.F.A. Ewha Womans Univ. [Seoul] 2011), Seoul, Republic of Korea

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Summary of Enrollment

General Summary

Admissions Information, Fall Term 2015
  • Applicants
  • 1,008
  • Applicants admitted
  • 66
  • Matriculants
  • 60
Student Profile
  • Graduate students
  • 127
  • Graphic Design
  • 42
  • Painting/Printmaking
  • 43
  • Photography
  • 20
  • Sculpture
  • 22
  • Preliminary-year students
  • 6
  • First-year students
  • 60
  • Second-year students
  • 61
  • Female students
  • 65
  • Male students
  • 62
  • Age range of students
  • 22–44
  • Average age of students
  • 28
  • Mean age of students
  • 25
  • Undergraduate degrees in fine art
  • 109
  • Undergraduate degrees in other areas, e.g., anthropology, architecture, history of art
  • 18
  • Institutions represented
  • 84
  • States represented
  • 19
  • Foreign countries represented
  • 15

Institutions Represented 

One student from each institution unless otherwise indicated.
  • Art Center College of Design
  • Art Institute of Boston
  • ArtEZ University of the Arts [The Netherlands]
  • Bard College
  • Brown University (2)
  • California College of Arts & Crafts (3)
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • California State University [Long Beach]
  • Carleton College
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Central Academy of Fine Arts [China]
  • College of Saint Rose
  • Colorado College
  • Cooper Union (8)
  • Corcoran College of Art
  • Cornell University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Design Academy [The Netherlands]
  • École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris [France]
  • Ewha Womans University [Republic of Korea] (2)
  • Fachklasse Grafik [Switzerland]
  • Fordham University
  • Gerrit Rietveld Academie [The Netherlands] (3)
  • Goucher College
  • Hampshire College (2)
  • Harvard University
  • Hefei University [China]
  • Hong Ik University [China]
  • Hunan University [China]
  • Hunter College [CUNY] (2)
  • James Madison University
  • Kansas City Art Institute
  • Maryland Institute [College of Art] (3)
  • Massachusetts College of Art & Design
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Nanyang Technology University [Singapore]
  • New York Studio School
  • New York University (3)
  • Nova Scotia College of Art & Design
  • Occidental College
  • Ontario College of Art & Design [Canada]
  • Oslo Academy of Art [Norway]
  • Parsons School of Design
  • Pratt Institute (2)
  • Princeton University
  • Reed College (2)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (8)
  • Ringling School of Art & Design
  • Royal Academy of Fine Arts [Denmark] (3)
  • Rutgers University
  • San Francisco Art Institute (2)
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago (7)
  • School of Visual Arts
  • Smith College
  • State University of New York [Purchase] (2)
  • Swarthmore College
  • Temple University [Tyler School of Art] (3)
  • Tsinghua University [China]
  • Universidade de São Paulo [Brazil]
  • University of Applied Sciences [Düsseldorf, Germany]
  • University of California [Los Angeles]
  • University of Georgia [Greece]
  • University of Hartford
  • University of Ljubljana [Slovenia]
  • University of North Carolina [Chapel Hill]
  • University of North Carolina [Greensboro]
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Oxford [England]
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Sistan and Baluchestan [Iran]
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Texas [Austin] (2)
  • University of Utah
  • University of Wisconsin [Madison] (2)
  • Vassar College
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (2)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  • Washington University
  • Wesleyan University (3)
  • Yale University (2)
  • York University
  • Zhejiang University [China]

Institutions represented, 84

Geographical Distribution

One student from each state or country unless otherwise indicated.
United States 
  • Arizona
  • California (13)
  • Connecticut (4)
  • Florida (4)
  • Georgia
  • Illinois (2)
  • Maryland (3)
  • Massachusetts (7)
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • New York (36)
  • North Carolina
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania (2)
  • Texas (6)
  • Utah
  • Virginia (4)
  • Washington (2)
  • Wisconsin (3)
  • States represented, 19
Foreign Countries 
  • Brazil
  • Canada (5)
  • China (6)
  • Denmark
  • England (2)
  • Germany (3)
  • Korea, Republic of (4)
  • The Netherlands (5)
  • Norway
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Vietnam
  • Foreign countries represented, 15

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