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Master of Fine Arts Degrees Conferred, 2013

  • Marzena Abrahamik, Photography
  • Constance Armellino, Sculpture
  • Ming Bai, Graphic Design
  • Endia Sherie Beal, Photography
  • Elizabeth Rose Bick, Photography
  • Williamson Stanhope Brasfield, Painting/Printmaking
  • Johanna Ruth Case-Hofmeister, Photography
  • Xavier Alejandro Cerrilla, Graphic Design
  • Yoon Jung Choi, Sculpture
  • Matthew Dowland Chrislip, Graphic Design
  • Thomas Pu Chung, Painting/Printmaking
  • Andrea Elizabeth Cofield, Painting/Printmaking
  • Claudia Cecilia Kaatziza Cortínez, Painting/Printmaking
  • Ala Dehghan, Painting/Printmaking
  • Jessie Yelmi Edelman, Painting/Printmaking
  • Daniel Vincent Flaherty, Painting/Printmaking
  • Sonja Laureen Foard, Painting/Printmaking
  • Kathryn Joan Gegenheimer, Painting/Printmaking
  • Kayla Bree Gibbons, Sculpture
  • Mark Thomas Gibson, Painting/Printmaking
  • Njoki Wambui Gitahi, Graphic Design
  • Austin Lee Gutowski, Painting/Printmaking
  • Jennyfer Haddad, Sculpture
  • Jang Hyun Han, Graphic Design
  • Suck Zoo Han, Graphic Design
  • Maeen Ameela Khan Hasan, Painting/Printmaking
  • Daniel Eliiot Coleman Herwitt, Painting/Printmaking
  • Lucia Hierro, Painting/Printmaking
  • Tiffany Burr Hockin, Graphic Design
  • Joel M. Holmberg, Sculpture
  • Eric Hu, Graphic Design
  • Tommy Kha, Photography
  • Azusa Kobayashi, Graphic Design
  • Krysten Marin Koehn, Painting/Printmaking
  • Jen Kyongwon Lee, Graphic Design
  • Qiuye Liu, Graphic Design
  • Michael Barry Marcelle, Photography
  • Robert Douwe Matthews, Graphic Design
  • Wayde McIntosh, Painting/Printmaking
  • Romina Meric, Painting/Printmaking
  • Mario Deandre Moore, Painting/Printmaking
  • Mathew Muturi-Kioi, Sculpture
  • Cecilie Nellemann, Graphic Design
  • Tammy Vo Nguyen, Painting/Printmaking
  • Julia Drummond Novitch, Graphic Design
  • Jonathan Van Dell Peck, Painting/Printmaking
  • Kristin Elaine Richards, Painting/Printmaking
  • Kenya Naila Robinson, Sculpture
  • Sophie Ruspoli di Poggio Suasa, Photography
  • Deirdre Jane Sargent, Sculpture
  • Justin Phillip Schmitz, Photography
  • Jeffrey Alan Scudder, Sculpture
  • Michael Boynton Sims, Sculpture
  • Jessica Svendsen, Graphic Design
  • Christopher Eric Svensson, Graphic Design
  • John Denton Szlasa, Painting/Printmaking
  • Karen Lucia Tepaz, Sculpture
  • Stefan Thorsteinsson, Graphic Design
  • Shelby Cai Voice, Sculpture
  • Ghazaal Vojdani, Graphic Design
  • Sadie Marie Wechsler, Photography
  • Timothy Shawn Wilson, Painting/Printmaking
  • Rick George Yribe, Photography

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Enrollment, 2013–2014

Graphic Design
  • Megan Zoe Billman (B.A. Brown Univ. 2009), Brookline, Mass.
  • Nir Bitton (B.Ed. Neri Bloomfield School of Design & Education [Israel] 2012), Haifa, Israel
  • Yu-Yeon Cho (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2008), New York, N.Y.
  • SeungEun Chung (B.F.A. Ewha Womans Univ. 2008), Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Marvin de Jong (B.F.A. Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten [The Netherlands] 2013), Zuid-Holland, The Netherlands
  • João Doria de Souza (B.A. Pontificia Universidade Católica [Rio de Janeiro] 2009), Oslo, Norway
  • Richard Daniel Espinosa (B.A. Yale Univ. 2010), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Laura J. Foxgrover (B.A. Carleton Coll. 2009), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Jonathan Gorman (B.A. Long Island Univ. [Brooklyn, N.Y.] 2008), Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Yotam Moshe Hadar (B.A. Bezalel Acad. 2007), Kiryat Ono, Israel
  • Jerome William Harris (B.A. Temple Univ. 2009), Hamden, Conn.
  • Allyn Katherine Hughes (B.A. Virginia Polytechnic Inst. 2011), Roanoke, Va.
  • Jenny Hung (B.S. Rochester Inst. of Technology 2008), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Shira Grace Inbar (B.F.A. Bezalel Acad. 2012), Haifa, Israel
  • Yuanchen Jiang (B.F.A. Central Acad. of Fine Arts [China] 2012), Beijing, China
  • Hyoung Kee Kim (B.F.A. Seoul National Univ. [Republic of Korea] 2010), Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Jiyoni Kim (B.A. Vassar Coll. 2009), Clarens, Vaud, Switzerland
  • Marina Mills Kitchen (B.A. Vassar Coll. 2008), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Erin Knutson (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2009), New York, N.Y.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Qiong Li (B.A. Zhejiang Univ. [China] 2011), Zhoushan, China
  • Loide Bochaberi Marwanga (B.A. Yale Univ. 2010), Gaithersburg, Md.
  • 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.
  • Ryan Gerald Eisenmenger Nelson (B.F.A. Minneapolis Coll. of Art & Design 2007), Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Benjamin Barret Niznik (B.F.A. Ringling Coll. of Art & Design 2005), Burlington, Vt.
  • 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, Republic of Korea
  • Alexandra Rachel Portis (B.F.A. Wesleyan Univ. 2009), Studio City, Calif.
  • Michela Povoleri (B.F.A. Pesaro Studi [Italy], M.A. ISIA Urbino [Italy] 2010), Arzignano, Italy
  • Nejc Prah (B.A. Univ. Ljubljana [Slovenia] 2013), Slovenia
  • 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.
  • Lacey Blaire Waterman (B.F.A. Art Center Coll. of Design 2008), New York, N.Y.
  • John Paul Wolforth (B.A. Northwestern Univ. 2002, B.A. Univ. Illinois [Chicago] 2009), Chicago, Ill.
  • 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
  • Jordan Margaret Casteel (B.A. Agnes Scott Coll. 2011), Denver, Colo.
  • Henry Chapman (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2011), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Maria de Los Angeles Cornejo (B.F.A. Pratt Inst. 2013), Santa Rosa, Calif.
  • Brandon Coley Cox (B.F.A. Univ. of the Arts 2008), Baltimore, Md.
  • Katherine Ellen Davis (B.A. Univ. California [Los Angeles] 2012), Saugus, Calif.
  • Jose Alfafara DeVera (B.F.A. California State Univ. [Fullerton] 2011), Buena Park, Calif.
  • Sarah Mae Faux (B.A. Brown Univ. 2008, B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2009), Somerville, Mass.
  • Sean Robert Fitzgerald (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2009), Geneva, N.Y.
  • Marcela Florido (B.A. Univ. Coll. [London] 2013), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Aaron Martez Fowler (B.F.A. Pennsylvania Acad. of Fine Arts 2012), St. Louis, Mo.
  • Danielle Heather Friedman (B.A. Brandeis Univ. 2009), Waltham, Mass.
  • Mariana Garibay Raeke (B.F.A. California Coll. of the Arts 2011), Oakland, Calif.
  • Ana Maria Gomez Lopez (B.A. Univ. Pennsylvania 2003), Cali, Colombia
  • Amanda Anne Grimshaw (B.A. New York Univ. 2010), Corte Madera, Calif.
  • Patrick Timothy Groth (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2010), Franklin, Mass.
  • Heidi Lee Hahn (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2006), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Camille Talia Hoffman (B.F.A. California Coll. of the Arts 2009), 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.
  • Jinhee Kang (B.F.A. Alfred Univ. 2008), Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • 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
  • Marisa Anna Manso (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2008), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Lance Edward Marchel (B.F.A. Univ. Wisconsin [Madison] 2011), Waukesha, Wis.
  • James Damien Miller (B.F.A. Laguna Coll. of Art & Design 2009), Laguna Beach, Calif.
  • Cathleen R. Mooses (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2005), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Jenna Eve Pirello (B.F.A. Boston Univ. 2011), Westwood, Mass.
  • Johanna Povirk-Znoy (B.A. Bard Coll. 2008), Conway, Mass.
  • Luke Taylor Rogers (B.F.A. Boston Univ. 2012), Bear Creek, Pa.
  • Tschabalala Self (B.A. Bard Coll. 2012), New York, N.Y.
  • Devan Maurice Shimoyama (B.F.A. Pennsylvania State Univ. 2011), Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Nicholas Andrew Steindorf (B.F.A. Columbia Coll. [Illinois] 2009), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Emmy Hennings Thelander (B.F.A. Washington Univ. 2010), Wellesley, Mass.
  • Martha Shao Mei Tuttle (B.A. Bard Coll. 2011), Santa Fe, N.Mex.
  • Samantha Elyse Vernon (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2009), Lanham, Md.
  • David Francis Walsh (B.F.A. Tyler School of Art 2010), Scranton, Pa.
  • William Howard Warden (B.A. Univ. Tennessee [Knoxville] 1992, B.F.A. 2012), Powell, Tenn.
  • Kyle Robert Williams (B.A. Stanford Univ. 2004), San Francisco, Calif.
  • Luyi Xu (B.F.A. San Francisco Art Inst. 2012), Seattle, Wash.
Photography
  • David Osawindawen Alekhuogie (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2013), Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
  • Zakary D. Arctander (B.F.A. Univ. Illinois [Chicago] 2010), Chicago, Ill.
  • Erin Desmond (B.A. Univ. California [Los Angeles] 2010), Venice, Calif.
  • Awol Erizku (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2010), Bronx, N.Y.
  • Genevieve Ruth Gaignard (B.F.A. Massachusetts Coll. of Art & Design 2006), Wendell, Mass.
  • Quinn Ward Gorbutt (B.F.A. Massachusetts Coll. of Art & Design 2012), Jamaica Plain, 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.
  • Isabel Magowan (B.A. Wesleyan Univ. 2011), New York, N.Y.
  • Casey Robert McGonagle (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2011), Chicago, Ill.
  • Sarah Meyohas (B.S. Univ. Pennsylvania 2013), New York, N.Y.
  • Tyler Zachary Moore (B.A. Bard Coll. 2008), Great Barrington, Mass.
  • Elena Perez (B.F.A. Maryland Inst. Coll. of Art 2011), Bronx, N.Y.
  • Hannah Christine Price (B.F.A. Rochester Inst. of Technology 2009), Fort Collins, Colo.
  • Bryson Dowell Rand (B.F.A. Univ. Colorado [Boulder] 2004), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • David Mellor Soffa (B.A. Bard Coll. 2010), Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Melissa Erin Stultz (B.A. Sarah Lawrence Coll. 2004), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Ilona Anna Szwarc (B.F.A. School of Visual Arts 2013), New York, N.Y.
  • Anne Chapman Thornton (B.A. Hampshire Coll. 2008), Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Evan Whale (B.A. Bard Coll. 2009), Los Angeles, Calif.
Sculpture
  • Constanza Alarcon Tennen (B.F.A. Pontificia Univ. Católica [Chile] 2010), Santiago, Chile
  • Daniel Klaas Beckwith (B.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth Univ. 2010), Richmond, Va.
  • Margaret Christine Bennett (B.A. Connecticut Coll. 2006), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Jerry Michael Blackman (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2006), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Joseph Samuel Buckley (B.A. Univ. London [Goldsmiths Coll.] 2013), Leeds, U.K.
  • Shahrzad Changalvaee (B.F.A. Tehran Univ. [Iran] 2006), Tehran, Iran
  • Allen Hung-Lun Chen (B.A. California State Polytechnic Univ. [Pomona] 2008), Diamond Bar, Calif.
  • Shih-Hsiung Chou (B.A. Central Saint Martins Coll. of Arts & Design [London] 2012), Taipei, Taiwan
  • Elizabeth Cabrina De Vita (B.A. Barnard Coll. 2008), Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • 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
  • Andrew James Hawkes (B.F.A. Central Michigan Univ. 2012), Warren, Mich.
  • Erin Irene Henry (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2001), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Anthony Lee Hope (B.F.A. Center for Creative Studies 2012), Plymouth, Mich.
  • 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.
  • Jonathan Sol Mildenberg (B.F.A. Massachusetts Coll. of Art & Design 2003), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Oren Pinhassi (Beit Berl Coll. [Israel] 2012), Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Hans-Jacob Schmidt (B.A. Univ. London [Goldsmiths Coll.] 2012), Markkleeberg, Germany
  • Mark Starling (B.F.A. Univ. Georgia [Athens] 2011), Harlem, Ga.
  • Livia Ungur (B.F.A. Hunter Coll. 2013), Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Summary of Enrollment

General Summary

Admissions Information, Fall Term 2013
  • Applicants
  • 972
  • Applicants admitted
  • 65
  • Matriculants
  • 62
Student Profile
  • Graduate students
  • 125
  • Graphic Design
  • 42
  • Painting/Printmaking
  • 41
  • Photography
  • 20
  • Sculpture
  • 22
  • Preliminary-year students
  • 6
  • First-year students
  • 60
  • Second-year students
  • 59
  • Female students
  • 66
  • Male students
  • 59
  • Age range of students
  • 22–44
  • Average age of students
  • 28
  • Mean age of students
  • 26
  • Undergraduate degrees in fine art
  • 108
  • Undergraduate degrees in other areas, e.g., architecture, English, history of art
  • 17
  • Institutions represented
  • 84
  • States represented
  • 23
  • Foreign countries represented
  • 17

Institutions Represented 

One student from each institution unless otherwise indicated.
  • Agnes Scott College
  • Alfred University
  • Amherst College
  • Art Center College of Design (2)
  • Bard College (6)
  • Barnard College (2)
  • Beit Berl College [Israel]
  • Bennington College
  • Bezalel Academy [Israel] (2)
  • Boston University (2)
  • Brandeis University
  • Brown University (2)
  • California College of the Arts (2)
  • California Institute of the Arts (2)
  • California State Polytechnic University [Pomona]
  • California State University [Fullerton]
  • Carleton College
  • Center for Creative Studies
  • Central Academy of Art & Design [China]
  • Central Michigan University
  • Central Saint Martins College of Arts & Design [London] (3)
  • Columbia College [Chicago]
  • Concordia University [Canada]
  • Connecticut College
  • Cooper Union (7)
  • Ewha Womans University [Republic of Korea]
  • Hampshire College
  • Hunter College [CUNY]
  • ISIA Urbino [Italy]
  • Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten [The Netherlands]
  • Kunstakademie Muenster [Germany]
  • Laguna College of Art & Design
  • Long Island University [Brooklyn]
  • Maryland Institute [College of Art]
  • Massachusetts College of Art & Design (3)
  • Minneapolis College of Art & Design
  • Neri Bloomfield School of Design & Education [Israel]
  • New York University (2)
  • Northwestern University
  • Ohio Valley College
  • Pacific Northwest College of Art
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
  • Pennsylvania State University (2)
  • Pesaro Studi [Italy]
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica [Chile]
  • Pontificia Universidade Católica [Brazil]
  • Pratt Institute
  • Rhode Island School of Design (5)
  • Ringling School of Art & Design
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (3)
  • Royal Institute of Art [Sweden]
  • San Francisco Art Institute
  • San Francisco State University
  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago (3)
  • School of Visual Arts
  • Seoul National University [Republic of Korea] (2)
  • Stanford University
  • State University of New York [Purchase]
  • Tehran University [Iran]
  • Temple University [Tyler School of Art] (3)
  • Universidad de Anáhuac [Mexico]
  • University College [London]
  • University of California [Los Angeles] (3)
  • University of California [Santa Cruz]
  • University of Colorado [Boulder]
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Illinois [Chicago]
  • University of Illinois [Urbana-Champaign]
  • University of Ljubljana [Slovenia]
  • University of London [Goldsmiths College]
  • University of Pennsylvania (3)
  • University of Tennessee [Knoxville]
  • University of the Arts
  • University of Utah
  • University of Wisconsin [Madison]
  • Vassar College (2)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (2)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  • Washington University
  • Wesleyan University
  • Wheaton College
  • Yale University (3)
  • Zhejiang University [China]

Institutions represented, 84

Geographical Distribution

One student from each state or country unless otherwise indicated.
United States 
  • California (16)
  • Colorado (2)
  • Connecticut (2)
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois (4)
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts (10)
  • Michigan (2)
  • Minnesota (2)
  • Missouri
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York (33)
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania (8)
  • Tennessee
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia (3)
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin
  • States represented, 23
Foreign Countries 
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China (2)
  • Colombia
  • England (2)
  • Germany (2)
  • Iran
  • Israel (4)
  • Korea, Republic of (5)
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Pakistan
  • Slovenia
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Foreign countries represented, 17

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