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Faculty Profiles

Keira Alexandra Graphic designer. Ms. Alexandra graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1990 with a B.F.A. in graphic design. She then worked for some of New York’s most notable design firms including M&Co., Bureau, and Number 17. In 1999 she moved into the field of broadcast, first as an on-air designer/director at MTV, followed by a post as creative director of Sundance Channel. She currently mans her own mobile creative services shop, Employee Number 1. Ms. Alexandra’s work has been included in the 100 Show, the Art Directors Club, Creativity 30, AIGA 365, and the BDA Design Awards and featured in ID, Metropolis, Eye, Bust, Print, and Dwell magazines. Ms. Alexandra has worked as a lecturer and part-time critic at Yale on and off since 2000.

Jonathan Andrews Filmmaker. Mr. Andrews received his B.A. in film studies from Yale University in 1996. He is a two-time nominee for the Student Academy Award, which he received in 1996 for his Yale thesis film, Short Change. In 2003 he wrote, produced, and directed Pursuing Happiness. From 2007 to 2009 Mr. Andrews was the cofounder and CEO of Sharonimo, an early—and ultimately unsuccessful—innovator in Web-based personal resource sharing. He is cofounder and board member of the Vermont Media Alliance and an adviser to Vermont’s Office of the Creative Economy. Mr. Andrews was appointed lecturer in 2003.

Mark Aronson Conservator. Mr. Aronson received a B.A. in art from Reed College, an M.S. in the conservation and preservation of artistic and historic artifacts from the University of Delaware, Winterthur Museum program, and a certificate of study in painting conservation from the Center for Conservation and Technical Studies at the Fogg Museum, Harvard University. He was a Getty Fellow at the Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands; both an IMLS and Mellon Fellow at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; and a National Museum Act Fellow in Painting Conservation at the Cincinnati Art Museum. He served as the chief conservator at the Yale University Art Gallery for fourteen years, has lectured in Yale’s History of Art department, and has been a guest conservator at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Mr. Aronson is particularly interested in the history of painting techniques and attitudes toward restoration and conservation. Since July 2007 he has been the chief conservator at the Yale Center for British Art; he was appointed critic in painting/printmaking in 2008.

Doug Ashford Painter. Mr. Ashford is associate professor at Cooper Union in New York, where he has taught design, sculpture, and theory since 1989. He received a B.F.A. there in 1981. His principle art practice from 1982 to 1996 was as a member of the artists’ collaborative Group Material. Since then he has gone on to make paintings, write, and produce independent public projects. His most recent publication is Who Cares (2006), a book project built from a series of conversations among cultural practitioners on public expression, beauty, and ethics. His paintings were recently included in the Sharjah Biennial 10 (2011) and Abstract Possible at the Malmö Konsthall, Museo Tamayo, and other locations (2010–11). Mr. Ashford was appointed visiting associate professor of painting/printmaking in 2011.

Colleen Asper Artist and writer. Ms. Asper received her B.F.A. from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2002 and her M.F.A. from Yale University in 2004. She also attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in the summer of 2006. Her work has been shown internationally, with a recent two-person show at APF Lab in New York and a recent curatorial project at the Suburban in Chicago. In addition to having been reviewed in publications such as The New York Times, The New Yorker, Time Out New York, and Modern Painters, she has contributed to publications that include The Believer, Art in America, and The Brooklyn Rail. She is the cofounder of Ad Hoc Vox, a roving series of panel discussions and events that have been hosted by galleries, nonprofits, and museums such as the Drawing Center and Andrea Rosen Gallery in New York. Ms. Asper has taught and lectured at schools that include Cooper Union; Parsons; Pratt Institute; Queens College; Brooklyn College; Maryland Institute College of Art; School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Massachusetts College of Art and Design; University of California, San Diego; and San Francisco Art Institute. She was appointed critic in painting at Yale in 2011.

Michel Auder Artist. Born in Soissons, France, Mr. Auder was made to join the military at a young age as a photographer during the Algerian war. Returning to Paris, he started to make films and later joined a group of filmmakers during the protests of May 1968. Arriving in New York City the following year, he was the first to employ the video camera as his primary art-making device. Since then, his work has spanned a variety of styles and genres, all shot on video. He has exhibited widely in North America and Europe at such venues as Migros Museum, Zurich; Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago; Williams College Museum of Art; Anthology Film Archives; the Whitney Museum of American Art; Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö; Kunsthalle Wien; the Centre for Contemporary Images, Geneva; and the Berlin, London, and Copenhagen film festivals. Mr. Auder taught in the sculpture department in 2006 and was appointed critic in 2009.

Nicole Awai Painter. Ms. Awai was born in Trinidad and educated in the United States. She received her B.A. in 1991 and an M.F.A. in multimedia art in 1996 from the University of South Florida. She also attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 1997. She has exhibited widely in the United States as well as internationally at such institutions as MoMA PS1, the Brooklyn Museum, the Salvador Dalí Museum, and the Queens Museum of Art. Ms. Awai’s work was included in the Biennial of Ceramic in Contemporary Art in Italy in 2003 and in the Busan Biennale in Korea in 2008. She has been an artist in residence at numerous places including the Studio Museum in Harlem, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, and Hunter College. She was invited to speak about her work at the Whitney Museum of American Art as featured artist in the Initial Public Offerings series in 2005. Ms. Awai’s work was included in the traveling exhibition Global Caribbean: Focus on the Contemporary Caribbean Visual Art Landscape, and she was a featured speaker at the resulting “Global Caribbean Symposium: Interrogating the Politics of Location in Literature and Culture” (2010), a collaboration with the University of Miami. Ms. Awai was appointed critic in painting/printmaking in 2009.

Anna Betbeze Painter. Ms. Betbeze received a B.F.A. from the University of Georgia in 2003 and an M.F.A. in painting/printmaking from Yale in 2006. She has held solo exhibitions at Kate Werble Gallery, New York; Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams; Lüttenmeijer, Berlin; and François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles. Her work has been included in group exhibitions at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; MoMA PS1; Galerie Perrotin, Paris; Luxembourg & Dayan, New York; Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York; Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York; and Ramiken Crucible, New York. Ms. Betbeze was the recipient of a Metropolitan Museum of Art Rome Prize in 2013–14. She was appointed lecturer in painting/printmaking in 2009.

Michael Bierut Graphic designer. Michael Bierut studied graphic design at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning. Prior to joining the international design consultancy Pentagram as a partner in 1990, he was vice president of graphic design at Vignelli Associates. His work is represented in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Montreal. He has served as president of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and as a director of the Architectural League of New York, and is a member of the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame. He is a co-editor of the Looking Closer series of design criticism anthologies, a founding contributor to the online journal DesignObserver.com, and the author of Seventy-Nine Short Essays on Design (Princeton Architectural Press, 2007). In 2008 he received the Design Mind award from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. He was appointed lecturer in graphic design in 1993 and is currently senior critic.

Julian Bittiner Graphic designer. Mr. Bittiner is an independent designer originally from Geneva, Switzerland. He received B.F.A.s in fine art and in graphic design from Art Center College of Design in 1995 and 1999, and an M.F.A. in graphic design from Yale in 2008. He worked variously as a designer and art director at MetaDesign, Wolff Olins, and Apple Inc., establishing an independent practice in 2004 focused primarily on the cultural sector. His work has appeared in books including Language, Culture, Type: International Type Design in the Age of Unicode; Regular: Graphic Design Today; and Grown in California; and the magazines ID and Creative Review; and his writing has been published in the journal Visual Communication. In 2008 he organized the first Yale M.F.A. Graphic Design traveling exhibition, Dawdle & Gape. He was appointed to the faculty in 2008 and is currently critic in graphic design.

Nayland Blake Artist, writer, and curator. Mr. Blake received a B.A. in sculpture from Bard College in 1982 and an M.F.A. in 1984 from California Institute of the Arts. He is represented by Matthew Marks Gallery, New York; Fred, London; and Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco. His work is included in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art; the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Studio Museum of Harlem; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the de Young Museum; among others. He has exhibited throughout the United States and Europe. He has written for Interview Magazine, Artforum, Out, and OutLook, and he is the author of numerous catalog essays. In 1994 he co-curated, with Lawrence Rinder, In a Different Light, the first major museum exhibition to examine the impact of queer artists on contemporary art. Mr. Blake is chair of the ICP-Bard M.F.A. program at the International Center of Photography. He was appointed visiting professor of painting at Yale in 2011 and critic in sculpture in 2015.

Irma Boom Graphic designer. Ms. Boom is an Amsterdam-based graphic designer who specializes in making books. After earning her B.F.A. in graphic design from the AKI Art Academy in Enschedé, she worked for five years at the Dutch government publishing and printing office in The Hague. In 1991 she founded Irma Boom Office, which works nationally and internationally in both the cultural and commercial sectors. Clients include the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Aga Khan Foundation for Architects, the Museum of Modern Art, Prince Claus Fund, Koninklijke Tichelaar Makkum, Camper, Mallorca, Ferrari, Vitra International, the United Nations, and OMA/Rem Koolhaas. For five years she worked (editing and concept/design) on the 2,136-page SHV Think Book 1996–1896, commissioned by SHV Holdings in Utrecht and published in English and Chinese. Ms. Boom has been the recipient of many awards for her book designs and was the youngest ever laureate to receive the prestigious Gutenberg prize for her complete oeuvre. The University of Amsterdam manages the Irma Boom Archive, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York has acquired her work for the permanent collection in the Design and Architecture Department. She was appointed to the Yale faculty in 1992 and is currently senior critic in graphic design.

Matthew Carter Type designer. Mr. Carter began his career by studying punch cutting at the Enschedé printing house in Holland. After working as a lettering designer in London, he moved to New York City in 1965 to join the Mergenthaler Linotype Company as staff type designer. There he designed several typefaces including Cascade, Snell Roundhand, Helvetica Compressed, and Olympian, and faces for the Greek and Korean scripts. In 1971 Mr. Carter returned to London to work in continued association with the Linotype companies on faces for Hebrew and Devanagari, and on ITC Galliard, a series of classical romans and italics in four weights released in 1982. He designed Bell Centennial, the typeface currently used for telephone directories. He worked for ten years at Bitstream, Inc., the digital typefoundry of which he was one of the founders, where he designed Bitstream Charter. He is now a principal of Carter & Cone Type, Inc., in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a company that produces new typeface designs. Among those typefaces is Yale, designed for use in the University’s print and Web publications. Mr. Carter is a Royal Designer for Industry. He has received a Chrysler Award for Innovation in Design and medals from AIGA and the Type Directors Club. He has been senior critic at Yale since 1976.

Yeju Choi Graphic designer. Ms. Choi makes printed matter, environmental graphics, identities, Web sites, and motion graphics. She received a B.F.A in graphic design from Seoul National University in 2005 and an M.F.A. in 2009 from Yale University, where she was awarded the Norman Joondeph Prize and Phelps Berdan Memorial Award. Her work has been recognized and published internationally by the Type Directors Club, Communication Arts, :output award, CMYK Magazine, Page, étapes, and others. In 2009 she was selected as one of the Next Generation Design Leaders by the Korean Institute of Design Promotion and the Ministry of Knowledge Economy. Most recently, she worked as art director at Barneys New York and has been teaching exhibition design and typography/layout at Stern College for Women at Yeshiva University. Ms. Choi was appointed lecturer in graphic design at Yale in 2012.

Alice Chung Graphic designer. Ms. Chung is a founding partner at Omnivore. She studied at Johns Hopkins University, where she received a B.A. in biology in 1992, and at Harvard University, where she received an M.A. in health and social behavior in 1995. Her graduate work led her to pursue design studies at the Rhode Island School of Design, where she received a B.F.A. and B.G.D. in 1998. Before founding Omnivore, she worked at 2x4 in New York. Ms. Chung was appointed senior critic in graphic design in 2004.

Gregory Crewdson Photographer. Mr. Crewdson received a B.A. from the State University of New York at Purchase in 1985 and an M.F.A. in photography from Yale in 1988. He has exhibited widely in the United States and Europe and is represented by Gagosian Gallery in New York. Mr. Crewdson’s work is represented in many public collections, most notably the Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Brooklyn Museum, Los Angeles County Museum, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Traveling retrospectives of his work have been shown at major museums around Europe. The most recent, entitled In a Lonely Place, was exhibited through 2013 at the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; City Gallery Wellington, and Dunedin Art Gallery, Dunedin. It had traveled previously to Kulturhuset, Stockholm; The Black Diamond, Copenhagen; c/o Berlin; the Stenersen Museum, Oslo; and the Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne. He has received numerous awards including the Skowhegan Medal for Photography, the National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship, and the Aaron Siskind Fellowship. Mr. Crewdson has published several books of his photographs including Hover (Artspace Books), Dream of Life (University of Salamanca, Spain), Twilight (Harry N. Abrams), Beneath the Roses (Harry N. Abrams), Gregory Crewdson from 1985 to 2005 (Hatje Cantz), Sanctuary (Harry N. Abrams), and most recently, Gregory Crewdson, a catalogue raisonné (Rizzoli). His most recent body of work, Cathedral of the Pines, will premiere at Gagosian Gallery in New York in the spring of 2016. He was appointed to the Yale faculty in 1993 and is associate professor and director of graduate studies in photography.

Sheila Levrant de Bretteville Graphic designer and public artist. Ms. de Bretteville received a B.A. in art history from Barnard College in 1962, an M.F.A. from Yale University in 1964, and honorary degrees from the Maryland Institute College of Art, California College of the Arts, Moore College of Art, and Otis College of Art and Design. The AIGA designated her a Design Legend in 2006. Before opening the Sheila Studio in 1970 she worked as a designer for Chanticleer Press, Yale University Press, and Olivetti Pubblicità in Milan. In 1971 at the California Institute of the Arts, she created the first women’s design program and, in 1973, founded the Woman’s Building and its Women’s Graphic Center in Los Angeles. In 1981 she initiated and chaired the Department of Communication Design at Otis/Parsons. Her design work in books, magazines, and newspapers includes The Motown Album, the redesign of the Los Angeles Times, and special issues of the Aspen Times, Everywoman, American Cinematographer, and Arts in Society. Her work has been exhibited in Graphic Design in America: A Visual Language History at the Walker Art Center; in Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960–1980 at the Hammer Museum and P.S. 1; and in WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Her posters and fine press editions are in the special collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and numerous university and public libraries. Her site-specific public artwork includes Biddy Mason: Time and Place and Omoide no Shotokyo in Los Angeles; Search: Literature in Flushing, New York; At the start…, At long last… in New York City’s Inwood A train station; Path of Stars and HILLHOUSE in New Haven; and Step(pe) in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Ms. de Bretteville joined the Yale School of Art faculty as its first tenured woman in 1990, when she was appointed professor and director of graduate studies in graphic design. In 2010 she was named the Caroline M. Street Professor of Graphic Design.

Johannes DeYoung Animator. Johannes DeYoung is an artist working primarily in computer animation, moving-image, and printed media. He received his B.F.A. from the University of Louisville in 2004 and M.F.A. from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2006. Recent exhibitions of his work have been held at Robert Miller Gallery, Jeff Bailey Gallery, and Eyebeam, all in New York; Pallas Projects, Dublin, Ireland; and Hell Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. He has served on the New Foundations Board of Study for time-based media at Purchase College, State University of New York; and the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts Contemporary Art Council; and as a digital literacy consultant at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. A lecturer in design at Yale School of Drama, he serves on the Computing and the Arts Advisory Committee and the Digital Humanities Working Group. He was appointed critic and director of digital technology at Yale School of Art in 2008.

Liz Deschenes Photographer. Ms. Deschenes received a B.F.A. in 1988 from the Rhode Island School of Design. She has exhibited widely, including at the Walker Art Center; Campoli Presti, London and Paris; Secession Vienna; and Sutton Lane (Brussels, London, and Paris). She is represented by Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York. Ms. Deschenes was appointed critic at Yale in 2013.

Leslie Dick Artist and writer. Transplanted to London from her native New York at the age of ten, Ms. Dick received a B.A. in English literature from the University of Sussex in 1977 before beginning her work as a teacher and writer. She published two novels, Without Falling (1987) and Kicking (1992), and a book of short pieces, The Skull of Charlotte Corday and Other Stories (1995). She currently writes about art for various magazines, most recently X-TRA and East of Borneo. She has taught in the art program at California Institute of the Arts since 1992 and is deeply engaged in the discourse around contemporary art and culture. In 2008 she collaborated with artist Martin Kersels on a video installation, Ripcord, which was shown at Acme Gallery, Los Angeles. In 2010 she participated in the Whitney Biennial in New York, presenting a performance of psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan’s essay on the mirror stage, with projections of still and moving images, and a live performance by Das Racist. Also in 2010 she took part in the exhibition Separation Anxiety at the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, Rancho Cucamonga, California, presenting a photographic work and a performance called Boundary Lines, on the subject of maternal idealization of the body of the child. The exhibition subsequently traveled to Pelham, New York. In 2011 Ms. Dick gave two presentations: one on feminism at the Royal College of Art and another on her own work at Goldsmiths, University of London. In 2012 she participated in On Perfection, a conference at the Whitechapel Gallery in London. A book based on the conference was published the following year. Ms. Dick was appointed critic in sculpture in 2012.

Jessica Dickinson Painter. Ms. Dickinson received a B.F.A. in 1997 from Maryland Institute College of Art and an M.F.A. from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1999. Solo exhibitions of her work have been held at James Fuentes, New York (2015, 2011, 2009), Altman Siegel Gallery, San Francisco (2013), David Petersen Gallery, Minneapolis (2013), and Maisterravalbuena, Madrid (2012), among others. They have been reviewed in such publications as Artforum, Art in America, and The New Yorker. Her work has been included in group exhibitions at the Warehouse, Dallas; Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens; BiennaleOnline2013, selected by Nancy Spector; the Zabludowicz Collection, London (Painting in the 2.5th Dimension); Sikkema Jenkins, New York (Come Through); and the Kitchen, New York (Besides, With, Against, and Yet: Abstraction and the Ready-Made Gesture, curated by Debra Singer). Public collections include the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Zabludowicz Collection, London; and the Rachofsky Collection, Dallas. Ms. Dickinson’s awards include the Belle Foundation (2013), a Farpath Residency in Dijon, France (2008), a Change, Inc. grant (2003), and the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program (2001). She has taught at Cooper Union, Rhode Island School of Design, and Maryland Institute College of Art, among others; and she participated in the College Art Association panel Abstract Painting at 100. Ms. Dickinson was appointed critic in painting at Yale in 2012.

Philip-Lorca diCorcia Photographer. After attending the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Mr. diCorcia earned an M.F.A. from Yale in 1979. He has since worked in various aspects of the photographic medium, for which he has earned exhibitions, grants, fellowships, and awards. He is represented by numerous galleries. In 1995 the Museum of Modern Art published a book surveying his work, and other publications have followed. Twin Palms published A Storybook Life in 2003, his first self-produced book, which toured as an exhibition through 2005. Mr. diCorcia has been a critic at Yale at various times since 1996 and is currently senior critic.

Dru Donovan Photographer. Ms. Donovan received a B.F.A. in photography from California College of the Arts in 2004 and an M.F.A. in photography in 2009 from Yale University, where she was awarded the Richard Benson Prize for excellence. Her work has been included in reGeneration2: Tomorrow’s Photographers Today at the Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne, Switzerland, and in the 2010 California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art. Her first book, Lifting Water, was published by TBW Books in 2011. She was a 2011–12 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace resident. Ms. Donovan was appointed lecturer in photography in 2011.

Torkwase Dyson Artist. Ms. Dyson received a B.F.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1999 and an M.F.A. in painting/printmaking from Yale University in 2003. She merges ideas such as site and built environments, nature, and culture under the rubric of environmentalism. Her work has been exhibited at Franconia Sculpture Park, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Corcoran College of Art and Design, the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. She has been awarded a Nancy Graves Grant for Visual Artists, Spelman College Art Fellowship, Brooklyn Arts Council grant, Yale University Paul Harper Residency at Vermont Studio Center, Culture Push Fellowship for Utopian Practice, FSP/Jerome Fellowship, and Yaddo residency. Ms. Dyson’s work has also been supported by the Eyebeam Art and Technology Center, the Laundromat Project, the Green Festival of New York, Obsidian Arts and public funds of the City of Minneapolis, Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia, the Kitchen, and Dorchester Projects (Chicago). Ms. Dyson is based in Brooklyn, New York. She was appointed lecturer in painting/printmaking at Yale in 2015.

Paul Elliman Graphic designer. Mr. Elliman is a London-based designer. His work explores the mutual impact of technology and language in ways that combine research and historical scholarship with a range of resources from typography to the human voice. Mr. Elliman’s work has been exhibited at London’s Tate Modern, New York’s New Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Kunsthalle Basel, and is included in collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum (London) and the Anyang Public Art Project (Korea). He has contributed essays to many international journals and magazines as well as catalogs and monographs for other artists. Mr. Elliman is also a thesis supervisor for Werkplaats Typografie, a graphic design program in Arnhem, the Netherlands. He was appointed to the Yale faculty in 1997 and is currently senior critic in graphic design.

Roe Ethridge Photographer. Mr. Ethridge received a B.F.A. in photography in 1995 from the College of Art, Atlanta. He works in both editorial and fine art photography. His work has been shown extensively around the world, including at MoMA PS1 (2000), Barbican Centre, London (2001), Carnegie Museum of Art (2002), Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (2005), the Whitney Biennial (2008), Museum of Modern Art, New York (2010), and Les Recontres D’Arles, France (2011). Solo exhibitions have been held at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Garage, Moscow; and Le Consortium, Dijon, France (curated by Anne Pontégnie). In 2011 he was shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize. Mr Ethridge was appointed critic in photography at Yale in 2004 and again in 2015.

Anoka Faruqee Painter. Ms. Faruqee received a B.A. from Yale University in 1994 and an M.F.A. from Tyler School of Art in 1997. She has exhibited her work in the United States, Asia, and the Middle East at such venues as Max Protetch and Monya Rowe galleries (New York), P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center (Queens), Albright-Knox Gallery (Buffalo), Angles Gallery (Los Angeles), Carl Berg Gallery (Los Angeles), Chicago Cultural Center, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery (Chicago), and Hosfelt Gallery (San Francisco and New York). She attended the Whitney Independent Study Program, the Skowhegan School of Art, and the P.S.1 National Studio Program. Grants include the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and Artadia. Ms. Faruqee has also taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and California Institute of the Arts, where she was codirector of the art program. She was appointed associate professor of painting/printmaking in 2011 and director of graduate studies in painting/printmaking in 2015.

Rochelle Feinstein Painter and printmaker. Ms. Feinstein received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1975 and an M.F.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1978. She lives and works in New York City. Her work is exhibited widely in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums in the United States and Europe, and is included in numerous public and private collections. Among recent awards and grants she has received are a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Fellowship, a Joan Mitchell Foundation grant, and a Foundation for Contemporary Arts grant. In 2012 she was an artist in residence at the Foundation for Contemporary Arts in Accra, Ghana, under the auspices of the U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Bronx Museum. During the 2012–2013 academic year while on leave from Yale, she was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University. She will have major surveys of her work in 2016 at Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland, and Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany. Ms. Feinstein was appointed to the Yale faculty in 1994 and is professor of painting/printmaking.

Tobias Frere-Jones Type designer. Mr. Frere-Jones received his B.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design in 1992. In 2000 he began work with Jonathan Hoefler in New York. He has designed more than 500 typefaces for retail publication, custom clients, and experimental purposes. His clients include Martha Stewart Living, GQ, Wired, Nike, Hewlett-Packard, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Grand Central Terminal, the U.S. Census Bureau, Tibor Kalman, and Neville Brody. He has lectured throughout North America, Europe, and Australia, and his work has been featured in How, I.D., Page, Print, Communication Arts, Metropolis, Esquire, and Time. In 2006 he became the first American to receive the Gerrit Noordzij Award, presented by the Royal Academy of The Hague in honor of his special contributions to typography. He was appointed critic in graphic design in 1996.

Munro Galloway Artist. Mr. Galloway received a B.A. in art semiotics from Brown University and an M.F.A. in painting from Bard College in 2006. He has exhibited in the United States and Europe, including solo exhibitions at Murray Guy and Soloway in New York. He has worked as a critic, translator, and assistant editor at Art Press magazine in Paris and as a production designer at The New York Times Magazine. Mr. Galloway has taught at Brooklyn College, the Cooper Union, Princeton University, and the School of Visual Arts. He was appointed lecturer in painting/printmaking in 2013.

John Gambell Graphic designer. Mr. Gambell received a B.A. in English from Middlebury College in 1971. From 1977 to 1979 he studied printmaking and graphic design at Wesleyan University and worked on a range of photographic printing projects under the direction of Richard Benson in Newport, Rhode Island. After receiving his M.F.A. from Yale University in 1981, he served as graphic designer at the Yale University Printing Service. In 1987 he established a design studio in New Haven that produced a range of print publications and museum exhibition catalogs, as well as signage and packaging. He has been teaching graphic design since 1983 and was appointed senior critic in 1998. Mr. Gambell is the Yale University Printer.

Julian Gilbert-Davis Sculptor. Mr. Gilbert-Davis studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as well as the California Institute of the Arts, where he received his B.F.A. in 2008. He has worked with artists, architects, and furniture makers such as Liam Gillick, Atelier Bow-Wow, Christine Wertheim, Dewey Ambrosino, and Walid Raad in creating displays, installations, furniture, and Chicago’s first public skateboard park. He has also worked with experimental and nonprofit art galleries and organizations in Los Angeles and New York, including the Museum of Jurassic Technology, Materials & Applications, Las Cienegas Projects, REDCAT, and apexart. Mr. Gilbert-Davis was appointed lecturer in sculpture in 2011.

Barbara Glauber Graphic designer. Ms. Glauber received her B.F.A. from SUNY, Purchase, in 1984 and her M.F.A. from the California Institute of the Arts in 1990. She runs her New York-based studio, Heavy Meta, focusing on the design of publications, information graphics, and other materials for clients in the arts, education, and entertainment industries. She curated the 1993 exhibition Lift and Separate: Graphic Design and the Quote Unquote Vernacular at Cooper Union, and she edited its accompanying publication. She also served as chair for the eighteenth annual American Center for Design 100 Show. She was appointed to the Yale faculty in 1995 and is currently critic in graphic design.

Neil Goldberg Artist. Mr. Goldberg received a B.A. in history and computer science from Brown University in 1985. He has been exhibiting installation-oriented video, photo­graphic, and sculptural work since 1992 at museums, galleries, and other art venues internationally, including the Museum of Modern Art (permanent collection); the New Museum of Contemporary Art; the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum; the Kitchen; the Jewish Museum; Lothringer13 Städtische Kunsthalle, Munich; and the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona. In 2012 his work was the subject of a midcareer survey at the Museum of the City of New York, entitled “Stories the City Tells Itself.” He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Experimental Television Center, CEC ArtsLink, Yaddo, and the MacDowell Colony. Mr. Goldberg has been a visiting artist at Yale, Cooper Union, the School of Visual Arts, Parsons, and New York University, among others. He was appointed critic in graphic design at Yale in 2013.

Kate Greene Photographer. Ms. Greene received a B.F.A. in photography from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2008 and an M.F.A. in photography in 2010 from Yale, where she was the recipient of the Tierney Fellowship. During her graduate years she worked as a Wurtele Gallery Teacher at the Yale University Art Gallery and went on to serve as interim assistant curator of public education there in 2011–12. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and was most recently included in Terra Cognita at the Museum Dr8888 (Drachten) in the Netherlands as well as Looking at the Land at the RISD Museum in Providence, Rhode Island. She was appointed lecturer in photography at Yale in 2013.

Josephine Halvorson Artist. Ms. Halvorson received a B.F.A. from the Cooper Union in 2003 and an M.F.A. from Columbia University in 2007, and she attended the Art Division of the Yale Summer School of Music and Art in 2002. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to Vienna, Austria (2003–4), a Tiffany Foundation Award (2009), and an NYFA Fellowship in Painting (2010). Ms. Halvorson has enjoyed yearlong residencies in Paris as a Harriet Hale Woolley Scholar at the Fondation des États-Unis (2007–8), and in Brooklyn at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program (2009–10). Her work is represented by Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York. She has taught at Columbia University and been a visiting artist at Rutgers University; the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Vassar College; Massachusetts College of Art and Design; and Yale Summer School of Music and Art. She was appointed critic in painting/printmaking at Yale in 2010 and again in 2012.

Melissa Harris Editor and curator. Ms. Harris received a B.A. from Yale University in 1982. She is the editor-in-chief of Aperture Foundation. She has also edited numerous publications and has curated and co-curated photography exhibitions throughout the United States and Europe at venues that include Aperture Gallery in New York; Visa Pour l’Image in Perpignan, France; the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia; DiverseWorks in Houston; Villa Pignatelli in Naples; the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice; and the Milano Triennale in Milan. She is also a contributing editor to Interview Magazine and occasionally guest curates, guest lectures, and writes for numerous arts publications. Before Aperture, she worked at Artforum. She served on Community Board Five in New York City for four years, is a member of the board of Michael “Nick” Nichols’s LOOK3: Festival of the Photograph, and a trustee of the John Cage Trust. She teaches at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in the photography and imaging department. Ms. Harris was appointed critic in photography in 2011.

Curran Hatleberg Photographer. Mr. Hatleberg received his M.F.A. in photography in 2010 from Yale University. Based in New York, he travels extensively in the United States to photograph. His work has been shown in galleries nationally and internationally, most recently at Know More Games in Brooklyn and the International Center of Photography in New York. He is the recipient of the 2010 Richard Benson Prize for excellence in photography and the winner of the 2013 Annual Juried Competition at the Camera Club of New York. His photographs are included in the Williams College Museum of Art and Davison Art Center at Wesleyan University. His work has been published frequently, and a monograph will be released in 2015. He was appointed lecturer in photography in 2013.

Elana Herzog Artist. Ms. Herzog received a B.A. from Bennington College in 1976 and an M.F.A. from Alfred University in 1979. She has recently mounted a major project, Valence, at the Boiler (Pierogi) in Brooklyn and is currently preparing for a solo show at Studio 10, also in Brooklyn. Other solo exhibitions include Plumb Pulp (2014) and Into the Fray (2011) at LMAKprojects in New York. In 2014 she was awarded a residency at the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation in Bethany, Connecticut, and she was in residence in 2013 at Gertrude Contemporary in Melbourne, Australia. Dewarped and Unweft, a survey of her work since 1993, was at the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art in Missouri in 2009. Other exhibitions of her work have been held at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art in Connecticut, Smack Mellon and the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, and Morgan Lehman Gallery and PPOW Gallery in New York. Ms. Herzog was the 2012 Fellow of the Saint-Gaudens Memorial in Cornish, New Hampshire, which mounted an exhibition of her work. She is the recipient of a 2009 Anonymous Was A Woman Award, a 2007 Louis Comfort Tiffany Award, and 2007 and 1999 NYFA Artists’ Fellowships. She was the recipient of residencies from the Farpath Foundation in Dijon, France, in 2010 and from the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation in New York in 2011–12. Ms. Herzog is represented by LMAKprojects. She was appointed lecturer in sculpture in 2011.

Leslie Hewitt Sculptor. Ms. Hewitt studied at the Cooper Union, where she obtained a B.F.A. in 2000, and at New York University, where she was a Clark Fellow in the Africana and Visual Culture Studies program. She received an M.F.A. in sculpture from Yale University in 2004. She was included in the 2008 Whitney Biennial and was the recipient of a 2008 Art Matters research grant to the Netherlands. A selection of recent and forthcoming exhibitions include the Museum of Modern Art in New York; the Studio Museum in Harlem; Artists Space in New York; Project Row Houses in Houston; and LA><ART in Los Angeles. Ms. Hewitt has held residencies at the Studio Museum; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University; and the American Academy in Berlin; among others. She was appointed critic in sculpture at Yale in 2014.

Jim Hodges Installation artist. Mr. Hodges received a B.F.A. in 1980 from Fort Wright College and an M.F.A. in 1986 from Pratt Institute. His works frequently deploy different materials and techniques from ready-made objects to traditional media, such as graphite and ink. He has been the subject of many solo exhibitions in the United States and Europe and has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including the 2004 Whitney Biennial. He was appointed senior critic in sculpture in 2011.

Allen Hori Graphic designer. Mr. Hori received a B.F.A. in photography from the University of Hawaii and earned an M.F.A. in design from Cranbrook Academy of Art, after which he received a Fulbright Grant to study in the Netherlands. Mr. Hori is principal at Bates Hori, New York, a graphic design and visual research studio. The studio’s work has been recognized by the Type Directors Club, American Center for Design, AIGA, and I.D. magazine and published in Emigre, Eye, IDEA, Studio Voice, and +81, as well as the books Cranbrook Design: The New Discourse, Typography Now, The Graphic Edge, Mixing Messages, Typography Now Two, Graphic Design New York 2, Dutch Posters 1960–1996, and Studio Dumbar: Behind the Seen. Mr. Hori has lectured widely at various design schools and professional symposia, including “Designer as Editor” at the Design Institute in Amsterdam and “Displaced Voices” at Gallery DDD in Osaka. Bates Hori has been named as one of I.D.’s Top Forty Influential Designers. Mr. Hori was appointed to the Yale faculty in 2000 and is currently critic in graphic design.

Pamela Hovland Graphic designer. Ms. Hovland received a B.S. in design and communications from Bemidji State University in 1983 and an M.F.A. from Yale University in 1993. She has worked extensively in the areas of identity and print communications and Web design for corporations, nonprofit organizations, and cultural institutions. Her work has been recognized by the AIGA, the Type Directors Club, Emigre, Print, I.D., and Eye, among others, and has been included in many exhibitions. She is a founding member of Class Action, the art collective that uses design to effect social change. She was the recipient of the Rome Prize Fellowship in design in 2005–6. Ms. Hovland was appointed to the Yale faculty in 1993 and is currently senior critic in graphic design.

Brent Howard Sculptor. Mr. Howard received his B.F.A. from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1999 and his M.F.A. from Hunter College (CUNY) in 2002. He has exhibited his work in various galleries in New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. He is the president and founder of Soapstone Studios in Brooklyn, New York, where his clients have included Yoko Ono, Dennis Oppenheim, David Byrne, and Nari Ward. Mr. Howard worked for many years in close collaboration with Louise Bourgeois, for whom he created many pieces including Maman (2001) and Spider Couple (2003). Mr. Howard was appointed lecturer in sculpture in 2009.

Elijah Huge Architect. Mr. Huge is an architect and director of the design firm Periphery. Exploring the interactions among landscape, regulatory systems, and architecture, his work includes award-winning competition entries for the High Line (New York), the Bourne Bridge|Park (Bourne, Massachusetts), and the Tangshan Earthquake Memorial (Tangshan, China). His writings and design work have been featured in Praxis, Thresholds, Perspecta, Architectural Record, Landscape Architecture, Dwell, Journal of Architectural Education, and Competitions. Mr. Huge received a B.A. in architecture and history of art in 1998 and an M.Arch. in 2002 from Yale University. He received the AIA Henry Adams Medal and was editor of Perspecta 35: Building Codes. As associate professor of art at Wesleyan University, Mr. Huge leads the North Studio, a laboratory for design research and fabrication within the university’s studio art program. He was appointed lecturer in graphic design at Yale in 2014.

David Israel Graphic designer. Mr. Israel received a B.A. from Connecticut College in 1992 and an M.F.A. in graphic design from Yale University in 1995. He is currently the executive director of brand strategy and design at AR New York. Prior to that he led the creative department at Desgrippes Gobé, New York, and was a creative director for the Brand Integration Group at Ogilvy & Mather, where his projects included work for American Express, Coca-Cola, Goldman Sachs, Unilever, AT&T Wireless, Kraft, and Jaguar. Mr. Israel has also held positions at two of the leading New York design studios, Number Seventeen and 2x4. His work has been recognized at the National Magazine Awards and featured in the Young Guns New York show and Mixing Messages at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, as well as published in Print, Emigre, Graphics International, and Eye. His work has received two pencils from the One Club and has been featured in numerous design annuals. Mr. Israel was appointed critic in graphic design in 2004.

Lisa Kereszi Photographer. Ms. Kereszi graduated from Bard College with a B.A. in photography and a minor in literature/creative writing in 1995. In 2000 she received an M.F.A. in photography from Yale. She recently was a MacDowell Fellow and a Gardner Fellowship finalist. Her work is in many private and public collections including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Study Collection of the Museum of Modern Art, the Berkeley Art Museum, and the Yale University Art Gallery. She is represented by Yancey Richardson Gallery in New York, where she has had numerous solo exhibitions. Other recent solo shows were held at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, and at Robert Morat Galerie in Berlin in 2013. She was commissioned in 2003 to photograph Governor’s Island by the Public Art Fund, a project that culminated in shows at the Urban Center Gallery and the Mayor’s Office at City Hall and a book. She has three other books in print, Fantasies (2008), Fun and Games (2009), Joe’s Junk Yard (2012); as well as an artist’s book (2014). Ms. Kereszi has been a visiting artist/critic at many schools and universities. She was appointed lecturer in photography at Yale in 2004 and critic and director of undergraduate studies in art in 2013.

Martin Kersels Sculptor. Mr. Kersels was born in Los Angeles and attended UCLA, receiving a B.A. in art in 1984 and an M.F.A. in 1995. His body of work ranges from collaborative performances with the group SHRIMPS (1984–93) to large-scale sculptures such as Tumble Room (2001). Since 1994, Mr. Kersels’s objects and projects have been exhibited at museums both nationally and internationally, including the 1997 Whitney Biennial, the Centre Pompidou, MOCA Los Angeles, the Museum Tinguely, Kunsthalle Bern, and the J. Paul Getty Museum. A survey of his work, Heavyweight Champion, was organized and exhibited by the Tang Museum in 2007 and the Santa Monica Museum of Art in 2008. His room-sized sculpture 5 Songs, and an accompanying performance series, Live on 5 Songs, was on view in the 2010 Whitney Biennial. Before joining the faculty at Yale he was a faculty member and co-director of the art program at the California Institute of the Arts. Mr. Kersels was appointed associate professor and director of graduate studies in sculpture in 2012.

Patrick Killoran Sculptor. Mr. Killoran received a B.F.A. in 1995 from Tyler School of Art. His installation Immergence was presented at Las Cienegas Projects in Los Angeles in 2009 and at Hyde Park Art Center in 2010. He has also presented solo projects at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Connecticut; Ikon in Birmingham, United Kingdom; and SculptureCenter in New York. Mr. Killoran has been included in numerous international exhibitions, including every day, the 1998 Biennale of Sydney; Wanås 2000 at the Wanås Foundation in Sweden; All About Laughter at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo; Behind the Green Door at Harris Lieberman Gallery in New York; and the One-on-One Festival in London in 2010 and 2011. He has attended residencies at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Art in General’s Eastern European Residency Exchange at the Jeleni Studio Program in the Czech Republic, and Civitella Ranieri in Umbertide, Italy. Grants received include Rema Hort Mann Foundation and Penny McCall Foundation. In 2010 Mr. Killoran was the artist in residence at the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities at Northwestern University as a grant recipient of the James B. Pick and Rosalyn M. Laudati Funds for Arts Computing. He was appointed critic in sculpture in 2012.

Byron Kim Painter. Mr. Kim received a B.A. from Yale University in 1983 and attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 1986. He has received numerous awards including the Alpert Award, a Ucross Foundation fellowship, and a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant. He has been exhibiting in solo and two-person shows since 1992 and has shown with artists such as Kiki Smith and Glenn Ligon. Mr. Kim has participated in group exhibition across the United States and in Korea, Poland, Spain, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Canada. His work is in the permanent collections of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; the Art Institute of Chicago; the Berkeley Art Museum; the Blanton Museum of Art, Austin; the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.; the Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla; the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; the Norton Family Collection, Santa Monica; the Wadsworth Athenaeum, Hartford; the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; the Whitney Museum of American Art; and the Worcester Art Museum. It has been reviewed in The New York Times, Artforum, NY Arts, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, Art in America, Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, New York Magazine, Frieze, Time Magazine, and the Village Voice. Mr. Kim lives and works in New York and is represented by James Cohan Gallery. He was appointed senior critic in painting/printmaking in 2009 and again in 2012.

Joy Jeehye Kim Art historian. Ms. Kim received a B.A. in art history from the University of Chicago in 2003 and an M.A. from University College London in 2006. Currently a doctoral candidate in the Department of the History of Art at Yale, she previously worked in several museums and galleries, including New York’s Museum of Modern Art and the Art Institute of Chicago. Her research and teaching interests include the intersection of artistic practices and postwar camera technologies, media theory, and art criticism. Ms. Kim was appointed lecturer at the School of Art in 2012.

Sarah Lasley Artist and filmmaker. Ms. Lasley received a B.F.A. in 2005 from the University of Louisville in Kentucky and an M.F.A. in painting from Yale University in 2008. She has taught video art at Vassar College, Kentucky School of Art, and the Digital Media Academy and has led video production workshops with the New York Theatre Network. She was the videographer for Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra’s 2012 world tour and has done video production for Martha Stewart Living magazine, Naked in a Fishbowl (Cherry Lane Theatre), STREB: Kiss the Air! (Park Avenue Armory), and the film version of Michael McQuilken’s live performance JIB (Yale School of Drama). Ms. Lasley taught at Yale from 2008 to 2010 and was most recently appointed lecturer in 2012.

Sarah Lewis Writer and curator. Ms. Lewis received an A.B. in 2001 from Harvard University, an M.Phil. from the University of Oxford in 2003, and a Ph.D. from Yale University. She has served on President Obama’s Arts Policy Committee and has held curatorial positions at the Tate Modern and the Museum of Modern Art. Her writing on contemporary art has been published widely in journals such as Callaloo, Artforum, and Art in America, and by such publishers as Rizzoli, the Smithsonian, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Studio Museum in Harlem. Her dissertation, “Frederick Douglass, The Circassian Beauties, and American Racial Formation,” for which she has received support from the Ford Foundation and the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, is under contract with Harvard University Press. She is the author of The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery (Simon & Schuster, 2014). Drawing on her work in the arts, and expanding into sports, business, psychology, sociology, and science, the book explores iconic ascents and wildly successful human endeavors built on improbable, failed foundations. Ms. Lewis was selected for Oprah’s Power List and Dell’s #Inspire 100 list. She has taught in painting/printmaking intermittently since 2007 and is currently critic in photography.

Barbara London Curator and writer. Ms. London received a B.A. from Hiram College in 1968 and an M.A. from the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, in 1972. She founded the video exhibition and collection programs at the Museum of Modern Art, where she was a curator between 1973 and 2013. The exhibitions she organized include one-person shows featuring early mavericks Nam June Paik, Bill Viola, Steina Vasulka, Joan Jonas, Shigeko Kubota, Peter Campus, Gary Hill, Valie Export, and Laurie Anderson. She was the first curator in the United States to showcase the work of Asian artists Song Dong, Teiji Furuhashi, Feng Mengbo, and Yang Fudong. Her thematic projects have included Video from Tokyo to Fukui and Kyoto; New Video from China; Anime!; Stillness (Michael Snow/Sam Taylor-Wood); Automatic Update; Looking at Music, parts 1–3; Through the Weeping Glass: On Consolations of Life Everlasting (Limbos & Afterbreezes in the Mütter Museum) with the Quay Brothers; and most recently, Soundings: A Contemporary Score at MoMA. Ms. London was the first to integrate the Internet as part of curatorial practice, putting daily dispatches online for such projects as Stir-fry (1994), Internyet (1998), and dot.jp (1999). Ms. London has taught at NYU and the School of Visual Arts, and her writings have appeared in such publications as Artforum, Yishu, Leonardo, ArtAsiaPacific, Art in America, Modern Painters, and Image Forum. She received a Gertrude Contemporary Visiting Curator Residency, Melbourne (2012) and a Dora Maar House Residency, Ménerbes (2010). Through a CEC ArtsLink award (summer 2003) she investigated media art in Warsaw, Kraków, and Gdan´sk. She received a Japanese government Bunkacho Fellowship (winter 1992–93) and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship (winter 1988–89) to further professional development and investigate new trends in electronic technologies and the effects on the creation and distribution of the arts in Japan. Ms. London was appointed critic at Yale in 2013.

Michelle Lopez Sculptor. Ms. Lopez earned a B.A. in literature and art history from Barnard College in 1992 and an M.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts in 1994. She has had solo exhibitions with Feature Inc., Deitch Projects, Simon Preston Gallery, LAXArt, Gallery Paule Anglim (San Francisco), Fondazione Nicola Trussardi (Milan), Christophe Gaillard (Paris), and Aldrich Contemporary Museum of Art. Notable group exhibitions include MoMA PS1, Public Art Fund, Bass Museum of Art, Orange County Museum of Art California Biennial, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and the Brooklyn Museum. Ms. Lopez has been reviewed in Artforum, New York Times, Art in America, Frieze, and Newsweek. She received a New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) fellowship grant in sculpture (2011), UC Berkeley research grants (2002–5), and NYFA fiscal sponsorship (2009). She was previously an assistant professor of sculpture at UC Berkeley and headed the sculpture division in both undergraduate and graduate studies. She has also taught in the M.F.A. Fine Arts program at the School of Visual Arts and in the Bard M.F.A. program. Ms. Lopez was appointed lecturer in sculpture in 2012.

Sandra Luckow Filmmaker. Ms. Luckow is an award-winning documentarian who teaches film production for the School of Art and Barnard College. As a Yale undergraduate, she made her first documentary, Sharp Edges, which won the Louis Sudler Prize in the Performing and Creative Arts. Portions of the film appeared on the CBS program 60 Minutes eight years later. She received an M.F.A. from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Her documentary film Belly Talkers, a cross-country road trip that explored the art of ventriloquism, premiered in competition at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival. She has also worked as an associate director on ABC’s One Life to Live. She is a member of the International Documentary Association and the Directors Guild of America. She founded Ojeda Films, Inc., as an independent film company devoted to the development and execution of documentary art. She is currently writing a screenplay based on a World War II Dutch memoir. Ms. Luckow was appointed critic in film production in 1998 and is the director of production of the Yale Summer Film Institute.

Roxana Marcoci Curator. Ms. Marcoci received a Ph.D. in art history, theory, and criticism from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, in 1998. She is senior curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art, where her most recent exhibitions are The Shaping of New Visions: Photography, Film, Photobook; and Taryn Simon: A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters I–XVIII (both 2012). In 2011 she was a fellow at the Center for Curatorial Leadership. Other MoMA exhibitions accompanied by major publications include the retrospective Sanja Ivekovi´c: Sweet Violence (2011); The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today (2010); Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography (2010); Jan De Cock: Denkmal 11 (2008); the retrospective Take Your Time: Olafur Eliasson (2008); Comic Abstraction: Image-Breaking, Image-Making (2007); the retrospective Thomas Demand (2005); and Counter-Monuments and Memory (2000). Ms. Marcoci also curated numerous exhibitions focused on contemporary artists, such as Staging Action: Performance in Photography Since 1960 (2011); New Photography 2010; Geometry of Motion 1920s/1970s (2008); and New Photography 2008. Recent exhibitions include the retrospective Christopher Williams: The Production Line of Happiness (2014) and From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola (2015). She has lectured and published extensively on issues of modern and contemporary art. Her most recent essays include “The Age of the Image” in Mutations (2011) and “From Face to Mask: Collage, Montage, and Assemblage in Contemporary Portraiture” in Modern Women: Women Artists at The Museum of Modern Art (2010). Her book The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today (MoMA, 2010) and its German edition published by Hatje Cantz (with contributions by Geoffrey Batchen and Tobia Bezzola) received the Outstanding Catalogue Based on an Exhibition award from the Association of Art Museum Curators. Ms. Marcoci was appointed critic in photography in 2012.

Karel Martens Graphic designer. Mr. Martens completed his education at the Arnhem Academy of Art and Industrial Arts (Holland) in 1961. Since then he has worked as a freelance graphic designer, specializing in typography. In addition to commissioned work, he has always made prints and three-dimensional work. Among his clients have been the publishers Van Loghum Slaterus in Arnhem in the 1960s, and the SUN (Socialistiese Uitgeverij Nijmegen) in the years 1975–81. As well as designing books and printed matter, he has designed stamps and telephone cards (for the Dutch PTT). He has also designed signs and typographic facades for a number of buildings. In 2005 he designed the glass facades of the new part of the building for the Philharmonie in Haarlem; this design was based on a music score by Louis Andriessen. Among his awards have been the H.N. Werkman Prize (1993) for the design of the architectural journal Oase, and the Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for the Arts (1996). A monograph about his work, Karel Martens: Printed Matter, was published as part of the Heineken Prize. Mr. Martens has taught graphic design since 1977, first at the Arnhem Academy and later (1994–97) at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht. In 1997, with Wigger Bierma, he founded the Typography Workshop within the Arnhem Academy of Art, where he shares the artistic supervision of students with Armand Mevis. Mr. Martens was appointed to the Yale faculty in 1997 and is currently senior critic in graphic design.

Lesley Martin Publisher. Ms. Martin received her B.Ph. from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in 1991. She is the publisher of the book program at Aperture Foundation and of The PhotoBook Review, a biannual newsprint journal. Her writing on photography has been published in Aperture, Foam, Lay Flat, and Ojo de Pez, among other publications, and she has edited numerous books of photography, including My Life in Politics by Tim Davis; Tod Papageorge: American Sports, 1970; Illuminance by Rinko Kawauchi; The Enclave by Richard Mosse; LaToya Ruby Frazier: The Notion of Family; and An-My Lê: Events Ashore. She has curated several exhibitions of photography, including The Ubiquitous Image (2008), New York Times Magazine Photographs, co-curated with Kathy Ryan (2011), and the commission-based exhibition Aperture Remix (2012). In 2011 she launched The PhotoBook Review and cofounded the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards, celebrating the contribution of the book to the evolving narrative of photography. She was appointed critic in photography at Yale in 2014.

Samuel Messer Painter. Mr. Messer received a B.F.A. from Cooper Union in 1976 and an M.F.A. from Yale University in 1981. He is represented by Nielsen Gallery, Boston, and Garth Greenan Gallery, New York. His work may be found in public collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Art Institute of Chicago, and Yale University Art Gallery. Mr. Messer has received awards including a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation grant in 1984, the Engelhard Award in 1985, a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant in 1993, and a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1996. He collaborated with Paul Auster on The Story of My Typewriter, and with Denis Johnson and Jonathan Safran Foer. In 2012 he designed the Watcher creatures for Darren Aronofsky’s film Noah. He was appointed senior critic at Yale in 1994 and in 2005 was appointed associate dean and professor (adjunct). He also serves as director of the art division of the Yale Summer School of Music and Art in Norfolk.

Dan Michaelson Graphic designer. Mr. Michaelson received a B.A. in history from Columbia University in 1997 and an M.F.A. in graphic design from Yale University in 2002. He has worked as a designer at Pentagram and at 2x4 in New York. He is a partner in the design practice Linked By Air. In 2004 he was awarded a Charles Nypels grant for research on embedded digital sign systems. Mr. Michaelson was appointed lecturer in graphic design in 2005 and senior critic in 2012.

Manuel Miranda Graphic designer. Mr. Miranda received a B.A. from the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, in 1996, and an M.F.A. in graphic design from Yale University in 2005. His current projects include exhibition design for the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons, institutional identity for Van Alen Institute, citywide campaigns for NYC & Company, and publication design for the Center for Urban Pedagogy. Prior to establishing his own studio, he was a designer at Brand Integration Group at Ogilvy & Mather and an art director at 2x4, where he designed and led projects for New York City Opera, Tiffany & Co., and the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. His work has been cited in The Advocate, Art21, Design Observer, Gothamist, New York Magazine, and Urban Omnibus, and exhibited at the Art Directors Club and the Center for Architecture. Mr. Miranda was appointed critic in graphic design in 2011.

Sigi Moeslinger Graphic designer. Ms. Moeslinger is a partner at Antenna Design New York Inc., which she co-founded with Masamichi Udagawa in 1997. Antenna’s design projects range from public and commercial to experimental and artistic, typically spanning object, interface, and environment. Among Antenna’s best-known projects are the design of New York City subway cars and ticket vending machines, JetBlue check-in kiosks, Bloomberg displays, and interactive environments, such as Power Flower, an installation in the windows of Bloomingdale’s activated by passersby. Antenna’s work has won numerous awards, including recognition from Business Week/IDSA, I.D., Fast Company, and Wired magazines. In 2006 Ms. Moeslinger and Mr. Udagawa were named United States Artists Target Fellows in the Architecture and Design category. In 2008 Antenna won the National Design Award in Product Design from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Before forming Antenna, Ms. Moeslinger was an Interval Research Fellow at New York University, where she designed and built digitally enhanced objects. Prior, she was at IDEO in San Francisco, working on corporate product design languages, consumer products, and equipment, as well as future scenarios for new technology products. She holds a master’s degree in interactive telecommunications from New York University and a B.S. in industrial design from Art Center College of Design. She joined the Yale faculty in 2005 and is currently senior critic in graphic design.

Rick Moody Novelist. Mr. Moody graduated from Brown University in 1983 and received an M.F.A. from Columbia University in 1986. His first novel, Garden State, was the winner of the 1991 Editors’ Book Award from the Pushcart Press and was published in 1992. The Ice Storm was published in May 1994 by Little, Brown & Co. Foreign editions have been published in twenty countries. (A film version, directed by Ang Lee, was released by Fox Searchlight Pictures in 1997.) A collection of short fiction, The Ring of Brightest Angels Around Heaven, was published by Little, Brown & Co. in August 1995; the title story was the winner of the 1994 Aga Khan Prize from The Paris Review. Mr. Moody’s third novel, Purple America, was published in April 1997. In 1998 he received the Addison M. Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2000 he received a Guggenheim fellowship. In 2000 he published a collection of short fiction, Demonology, also published in Spain, France, Brazil, Germany, the Netherlands, Portugal, Italy, the United Kingdom, and elsewhere. In May 2002 Little, Brown & Co. issued The Black Veil: A Memoir with Digressions, which won the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for the Art of the Memoir in 2003 and was a NAMI-NYC Metro recommended book. Since that time he has published two novels, The Diviners and The Four Fingers of Death, and a volume of essays, On Celestial Music. His short fiction and journalism have been anthologized in Best American Short Stories 2001, Best American Essays 2004, Year’s Best Science Fiction #9, and in Pushcart Prize anthologies. He has taught at SUNY Purchase and New York University and was appointed critic in photography at Yale in 2011.

Ulrike Müller Painter. Ms. Müller graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria, in 1996 and participated in the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program in 2002–3. Her collaborative drawing project, Herstory Inventory, was shown in large-scale installations at the Kunsthaus Bregenz (Austria) and at the Brooklyn Museum in 2012. Recent solo exhibitions include the Cairo Biennial (2010), Steinle Contemporary (2010), and Artpace, San Antonio (2010). Her work has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including Descartes’ Daughter, Swiss Institute, New York (2013); Rosa Arbeit auf goldener Straße, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Vienna (2012); Dance/Draw, ICA Boston (2011); Ecstatic Resistance, X Initiative, New York (2010); Sonic Episodes: An Evening of Audio Works, Dia Art Foundation at the Hispanic Society, New York (2009); 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University (2008); and Unmonumental Audio, New Museum, New York (2008). She is the editor of Work the Room: A Handbook of Performance Strategies (b_books verlag, 2006); from 2005 to 2008 was a member of the queer feminist collective LTTR; and currently serves on the painting faculty of the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College. Ms. Müller was appointed lecturer in painting/printmaking at Yale in 2013.

Laurel Nakadate Photographer. Ms. Nakadate received a B.F.A. from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Tufts University in 1998 and an M.F.A. in photography from Yale University in 2001. She has participated in solo and group exhibitions in major museums and galleries worldwide. Her first feature film, Stay the Same Never Change, premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, went on to be featured in New Directors/New Films at the Museum of Modern Art and Lincoln Center, and has since been screened at film festivals and museums throughout the United States and Europe. Her second feature film, The Wolf Knife, premiered at the 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival and was nominated for a 2010 Gotham Award and a 2011 Independent Spirit Award. Works by Ms. Nakadate are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Yale University Art Gallery, the Princeton University Art Museum, the CCS Bard-Hessel Museum of Art, the Saatchi Collection, and other distinguished private collections. A ten-year survey of her work, Laurel Nakadate: Only the Lonely, curated by Klaus Biesenbach, ran from January to August of 2010 at MoMA PS1. Ms. Nakadate was appointed critic in photography at Yale in 2011.

Shirin Neshat Photographer and filmmaker. Born in Qazvin, Iran, Ms. Neshat moved to the United States in 1974 and earned B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. She has had solo exhibitions at the Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Castello di Rivoli, Turin; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus; the Art Institute of Chicago; Serpentine Gallery, London; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (Spain); and the Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin. She has also been included in major group shows internationally, including Prospect.1 in New Orleans in 2008, Documenta XI in Kassel in 2002, the 2000 Whitney Biennial, and the 1999 Venice Biennale. Among her many awards are the Lillian Gish Prize (2006), the Hiroshima Freedom Prize (2005), and the First International Award at the Venice Biennale (1999). Her first feature-length film, Women without Men, received the Silver Lion for best director at the Venice International Film Festival in 2009. Ms. Neshat was appointed critic in photography in 2013.

Gisela Noack Bookbinder/Conservator. Ms. Noack graduated from Chemieschule Ehlhard in Munich, Germany. She studied bookbinding and restoration with Jane Greenfield and worked as a conservation bookbinder in the conservation department of Yale University Library from 1976 through 2007. In 1983 she was appointed chief conservator and head of conservation; Ms. Noack retired from this position in 2007. She continues to teach bookbinding and conservation classes at the Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven. Ms. Noack was appointed lecturer in bookbinding in the graphic design program at Yale in 1989.

Eddie Opara Graphic designer. Mr. Opara studied graphic design at the London College of Printing and Yale University, from which he received an M.F.A. in graphic design in 1997. He began his career as a designer at ATG and Imaginary Forces and worked as an art director at 2x4 before establishing his own studio, the Map Office, in 2005. He joined Pentagram’s New York office as partner in 2010. Mr. Opara’s work encompasses strategy, design, and technology. His projects have included the design of brand identity, publications, packaging, environments, exhibitions, interactive installations, Web sites, user interfaces, and software, with many of his projects ranging across multiple media. His clients have included the Menil Foundation, the Studio Museum in Harlem, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Queens Museum of Art, the Mori Art Museum, JWT, Vitra, Prada, St. Regis Hotels, the Corcoran Group, Morgan Stanley, New York University, UCLA, Grimshaw Architects, (ARO) Architecture Research Office, Harry N. Abrams, and Prince­ton Architectural Press. At Map, he developed the MiG, a content management system that allows clients to manage and publish their own content online. Mr. Opara has won numerous awards including a Gold Cube from the Art Directors Club and honors from the AIGA and I.D. magazine. His work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and has appeared in publications such as Archis, Surface, Graphis, and I.D. He currently serves on the board of the New York chapter of AIGA. Mr. Opara teaches narrative design at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, and has taught at the Rhode Island School of Design and the Columbia University School of Architecture. He was appointed critic in graphic design at Yale in 2010.

Sarah Oppenheimer Artist. Sarah Oppenheimer received a B.A. from Brown University in 1995 and an M.F.A. in painting from Yale University in 1999. Upcoming solo projects include exhibitions at the Pérez Art Museum Miami, the Wexner Center for the Arts, and MASS MoCA. Recent projects include 33-D, a double threshold at Kunsthaus Baselland; and W-12302, an architecturally embedded permanent commission at the Baltimore Museum of Art (2012). Her work has been exhibited at such venues as the Andy Warhol Museum (2012); the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (2009); Art Unlimited, Art Basel (2009); Skulpturens Hus (Stockholm); the Saint Louis Art Museum; the Mattress Factory; the Drawing Center; and the Sculpture Center. She is the recipient of a Rome Prize Fellowship (2011–12), a Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Fellowship (2009), a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship (2007), an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Art (2007), and a Rema Hort Mann Foundation Fellowship (2003). Ms. Oppenheimer joined the Yale faculty in 2003 and was appointed critic in painting/printmaking in 2005.

Dushko Petrovich Painter. Mr. Petrovich was born in Quito, Ecuador, and raised in northern Ohio. After graduating from Yale College in 1997, he was awarded the Hays-Brandeis traveling fellowship and moved to Italy and Denmark for a number of years before returning to the United States. Upon completing his M.F.A. at Boston University in 2006, he served as the Starr Scholar at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. He has exhibited his paintings at Soloway, Vogt, and the Rachel Uffner Gallery in New York, and at the Suburban in Chicago. In addition to writing about art for Slate, Modern Painters, and The Boston Globe, he is a cofounder of Paper Monument, which recently published I Like Your Work: Art and Etiquette and Draw It with Your Eyes Closed: The Art of the Art Assignment. He teaches at Boston University and Rhode Island School of Design and was appointed lecturer in painting/printmaking at Yale in 2012.

Jack Pierson Photographer. Mr. Pierson received a B.F.A. in interrelated media from Massachusetts College of Art in 1984. As part of an exchange program, he spent one year at Cooper Union studying photography under Christine Osinski. He is a former fellow of the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts, as well as the Robert Rauschenberg Residency in Captiva, Florida. He began exhibiting work in 1990 at the Simon Watson Gallery in New York and since that time has exhibited his photographs as well as work in an extensive array of media in many galleries and museums throughout the world. His work has been included in three Whitney Biennials and has been the subject of two survey exhibitions, one curated by Bonnie Clearwater at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami and the other by Richard Marshall at the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin. He has work in most major American museums, and he is represented by Cheim & Read, NY; Regen Projects, Los Angeles; Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; and Galleria Christian Stein, Milan. He has been a visiting critic/artist at Cooper Union and New York University and was appointed critic in photography at Yale in 2012.

John Pilson Artist. Mr. Pilson received a B.A. in 1991 from Sarah Lawrence College, where he studied photography and philosophy, and an M.F.A. in photography in 1993 from Yale University. He has exhibited his work at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center and at the Museum of Modern Art and recently mounted a solo exhibition at the Hamburger Kunsthalle in Germany. Mr. Pilson has been an artist-in-residence at the Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center and the LMCC World Views Program. At the Venice Biennale in 2002 he was awarded one of four prizes given to artists in the International Exhibition. A grant from the Penny McCall Foundation made possible several projects, including St. Denis, which was shown in October 2003 at Nicole Klagsbrun (NYC). Mr. Pilson was appointed to the Yale faculty in 2001 and is currently critic in photography.

Richard Prince Artist. Mr. Prince attended Nasson College in Maine. His work has been the subject of major survey exhibitions at such institutions as the Whitney Museum of American Art (1992); San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (1993); Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (1993); Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel (2001, traveled to Kunsthalle Zürich and Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg); and Serpentine Gallery, London (2008). The retrospective Richard Prince: Spiritual America opened at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in 2007 and traveled to the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, in 2008. Richard Prince: American Prayer, an exhibition of American literature and ephemera from the artist’s collection, was on view at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, in 2011. He was appointed senior critic in photography in 2011.

Christopher Pullman Graphic designer. Mr. Pullman received a B.A. in history from Princeton University in 1963, enrolling the same year in the three-year graduate program in graphic design at Yale School of Art. Upon obtaining his M.F.A. in 1966, he began teaching in the design program at Yale, an affiliation he continues as senior critic. For several years he was a typographer and letterpress printer for Universal Limited Art Editions on Long Island, and from 1968 to 1972 he was a consultant designer for the office of George Nelson in New York City. During this period, he also helped draft the design curriculum and taught on the original design faculty of the State University of New York at Purchase. In 1973 Mr. Pullman joined public broadcasting station WGBH, Boston, where he served as vice president for design for thirty-five years. He and his staff helped WGBH recognize design as a business asset, and in 1986 WGBH received the Design Leadership Award from the AIGA. Mr. Pullman has lectured widely and published articles on design and television that have appeared in Communication Arts Magazine, Design Quarterly, Critique, Design Observer, and several anthologies. He has served on the board of the Design Management Institute and the Corporate Design Foundation, reflecting his interest in the relation between design and business. He has also been a member of the national board of the AIGA and the American Center for Design. In 2001 Mr. Pullman received the AIGA Medal recognizing his contributions as a designer and teacher. He left WGBH in 2008 to pursue his long personal interest in painting.

Michael Queenland Artist. Mr. Queenland received his B.A. in 1998 and his M.F.A. in 2002 from UCLA. He lives and works in New York City. Mr. Queenland has had solo exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the Maine College of Art and at the Massachusetts College of Art, Boston. His work has been included in many group shows, including Trace at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria and Frequency at the Studio Museum in Harlem, where he was artist in residence in 2005. Mr. Queenland joined the sculpture faculty in 2007 and was appointed assistant professor in 2010.

Eva Respini Curator. Eva Respini is the Barbara Lee Chief Curator at ICA/Boston. Prior to assuming that position, she served as a curator at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, where she organized solo exhibitions with artists Cindy Sherman, Robert Heinecken, Akram Zaatari, Vik Muniz, Klara Liden, and Boris Mikhailov, and group exhibitions with artists as diverse as Sara VanDerBeek, Ai Weiwei, Michele Abeles, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Katy Grannan, Lewis Baltz, Sterling Ruby, Roni Horn, Nan Goldin, and Walead Beshty. She is currently at work on the first American mid-career retrospective of the Lebanese artist Walid Raad, which will open at MoMA and travel to the ICA. She earned a B.A. in art history and an M.A. in modern art and critical theory, both from Columbia University. Her writing has appeared in many museum publications and periodicals. Ms. Respini has been a visiting critic at Columbia’s M.F.A. program in the Visual Arts. She was appointed to the Yale faculty in 2015 as critic in photography.

Melinda Ring Performance Artist. Ms. Ring received a B.A. in dance from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1982 and an M.F.A. from Bennington College in 2001. She founded the performance company Special Projects in 2004. Recently, Ms. Ring’s work has been commissioned and presented by Headlands Center for the Arts, Danspace Project, the Kitchen, MASS MoCA, the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, the Whitney Biennial, Mount Tremper Arts, and the Santa Monica Museum of Art. In 2012–13 she was an artist-in-residence at Headlands Center for the Arts, Gibney Dance Center, and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Swing Space. She was the curator for Danspace Project’s spring 2011 Platform, Susan Rethorst: Retro(intro)spective, and its fall 2012 Judson Now Platform program, Dance by Default. As a performer she has worked for artist Paul McCarthy on numerous projects, beginning in 1997 with Santa Chocolate Shop and continuing to the present. Ms. Ring’s project Forgetful Snow, a triptych comprised of two durational performances and an evening-length dance, was shown at the Kitchen, New York, in May 2014 and the Box, Los Angeles, in July 2014. She was appointed critic in sculpture at Yale in 2014.

Michael Rock Graphic designer. Mr. Rock received a B.A. in humanities from Union College in 1981 and an M.F.A. in graphic design from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1983. From 1984 to 1991 he served on the graphic design faculty at the Rhode Island School of Design. He is currently a partner in the graphic design studio 2x4. His articles and essays on design and visual culture appear in magazines and journals internationally. In 1999 he received the Rome Prize in design from the American Academy in Rome. 2x4 was the subject of a solo exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in 2005 and the recipient of the 2006 National Design Award. A selection of 2x4’s work was on display at the Architecture and Design Gallery at the Museum of Modern Art in New York throughout 2008. Mr. Rock was appointed to the graphic design faculty in 1991 and currently holds the rank of professor (adjunct).

Halsey Rodman Artist. Mr. Rodman is a visual artist who lives and works in New York City. He received a B.A. in sculpture in 1995 from the College of Creative Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara, and an M.F.A. in 2003 from Columbia University. He has exhibited both nationally and internationally at venues including Guild & Greyshkul in New York, the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, and, in collaboration with the SFBC, at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE). Recent shows include a solo presentation at Portugal Arte 10 in Lisbon and group exhibitions at Laurel Gitlen and Sue Scott Gallery, both in New York. Forthcoming projects include a commission from Art in General and a solo exhibition at Soloway. Mr. Rodman was appointed critic in painting/printmaking at Yale in 2013.

Michael Roemer Filmmaker. Mr. Roemer, born in Germany, received his B.A. in 1949 from Harvard University, where he wrote and directed the first feature film produced at an American college. He has since worked on films with Robert Young, and he produced, directed, and wrote a series of twelve films for the Ford Foundation. With a Guggenheim Fellowship, he wrote Stone My Heart. His film Nothing but a Man was shown at the London and New York film festivals and was a double prize winner at the Venice Film Festival. Other films include Pilgrim Farewell and Dying, the latter having been nominated by the Television Critics Circle as the best documentary film of 1976. His film Vengeance Is Mine premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 1984. His 1970 film The Plot Against Harry was shown at the 1989 New York, Cannes, and Toronto film festivals and opened in theaters in 1990. He has published a book on plot, Telling Stories, and two volumes of his screenplays, Film Stories. Mr. Roemer has taught film theory and practice at Yale School of Drama and is currently professor (adjunct) of American studies and of film at Yale School of Art.

Richard Rose Printer. Mr. Rose attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Pratt Institute, and Virginia Commonwealth University, from which he received a B.F.A. in 1975. From 1977 to 1980 he studied architecture and design at the University of California, Berkeley, College of Environmental Design, from which he received an M.A. in visual studies. He has been the recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, South Carolina Arts Commission, and UC Berkeley. His work has appeared in a variety of publications including Inquiry magazine, Design Issues, Landscape, and Studio International. He has taught design, drawing, and letterpress printing at UC Berkeley, University of Oregon, University of South Carolina, and SUNY Purchase. Mr. Rose is a founding partner of BellRose Studio. He began teaching at Yale in 2004 and was appointed lecturer in graphic design in 2014.

Carolyn Salas Sculptor. Ms. Salas received her B.F.A from the College of Santa Fe in 1999 and her M.F.A. from Hunter College in 2005. She has exhibited works widely in the United States as well as internationally at Urbis, Manchester (2009); Galerie Nordine Zidoun, Luxembourg (2009); Priska Juschka Fine Art, New York (2007); Artspace, New Haven (2009); Silly Thing Gallery, Hong Kong (2008); the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, New York (2008); Parisian Laundry, Montreal (2009); the Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts (2009); and the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Gallery, New York (2011). Ms. Salas has attended the Vermont Studio Center, Santa Fe Art Institute, Blue Mountain Center, Jentel Artist Residency, and Djerassi Resident Artists Program, and she was a two-year recipient of the Chashama Studio Program. She was an artist in residence at Franconia Sculpture Park, Minnesota (2011), and a recipient of the studio residency program at the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in New York (2011–13) and the Abrons AIRspace residency program (2011–12). In 2011 and 2013 she was a Rema Hort Mann Foundation grant nominee. Her work has been included in several group exhibitions, including The Unseen at the Torrance Art Museum, California (2011). She was appointed lecturer in sculpture in 2011.

Collier Schorr Photographer. Ms. Schorr received a B.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts in 1985. She has exhibited widely in the United States and Europe and is represented by 303 Gallery in New York, Modern Art in London, and Galerie Barbara Weiss in Berlin. Ms. Schorr’s work is represented in many public collections including the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Jewish Museum, and the Walker Art Center. Her commercial photography is represented by Art+Commerce. Currently, she is the editor-at-large for the British art magazine Frieze, and she has been a contributor to Artforum and Parkett. Her essays have also appeared in catalogs for the Guggenheim Museum and the Boston ICA. She has taught at Columbia University, the School of Visual Arts, and Sarah Lawrence College. Ms. Schorr was appointed to the Yale faculty in 2003 and is currently senior critic in photography.

Laurel Schwulst Graphic designer. Ms. Schwulst received a B.F.A. in graphic design from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2010. She lives in New York City, where she works as a designer and programmer at the design practice Linked by Air, a studio focused on the production of public space. In 2013 she started the design practice Beautiful Company. The intrinsic relationship between graphic design and language is part of her ongoing research. She was appointed lecturer in graphic design in 2012.

Douglass Scott Graphic designer. Mr. Scott received a B.Arch. from the University of Nebraska in 1971 and an M.F.A. in graphic design from Yale University in 1974. He is a design director at the WGBH public broadcasting station in Boston, a freelance book and exhibition designer, art director of educational publisher Davis Publications, and a collage artist. Mr. Scott is on the faculty of the Rhode Island School of Design, has taught at Harvard University, Maine College of Art, and the Boston Architectural Center, and has been a visiting instructor/critic at a number of schools. He was curator of the 1987 Boston exhibition The Roots of Modern American Graphic Design and a curator of the history of American typography section of the exhibition Graphic Design in America, organized by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis in 1989. Since 1978 he has given more than 140 lectures on the history of design and typography at various schools, museums, and symposia. Mr. Scott was appointed visiting lecturer in graphic design in 1984 and is currently senior critic in graphic design.

Susan Sellers Graphic designer. Ms. Sellers received a B.F.A. in graphic design from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1989. She went on to earn an M.A. in American Studies from Yale University, where her work explored mid-nineteenth-century labor practices in craft industries of printing and typesetting and the emergence of professionalized design practices. She has taught and lectured widely, and her articles have appeared in a number of journals including Eye, Design Issues, and Visible Language. She has held positions in several studios including Total Design and UNA in Amsterdam. Ms. Sellers is a founding partner at the design studio 2x4 in New York City. She was appointed to the faculty in 1997 and is currently senior critic in graphic design.

Laurie Simmons Artist. Ms. Simmons received a B.F.A. in 1971 from Tyler School of Art. Her photographic-based works are collected by many museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Guggenheim, as well as the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the Walker Art Center, and the Hara Museum in Tokyo. In 2006 she produced and directed her first film, The Music of Regret, starring Meryl Streep, Adam Guettel, and the Alvin Ailey II dancers with cinematography by Edward Lachman. The film premiered at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and has been screened at many international museums and film festivals, including the Whitney Museum. Ms. Simmons was featured in season four of the PBS series Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century. Her most recent exhibition is Laurie Simmons: How We See at the Jewish Museum, New York (2015). Ms. Simmons published the book The Love Doll in 2012. She lives and works in New York City and Cornwall, Connecticut, with her husband, the painter Carroll Dunham. She was appointed critic in photography in 2012.

Elizabeth Sledge Editor. Ms. Sledge received an M.A. from the University of North Carolina in 1969 and a C.A.S. from Wesleyan University in 1995. Since 1979 she has served as a writing tutor for undergraduates in Yale College, and since 2007 she has tutored for Directed Studies. Ms. Sledge has taught writing as a member of the Yale English department and in Yale’s summer programs. She was appointed to the design faculty in 1985 to assist second-year graphic design students with thesis development and writing.

Nancy Spector Curator. Ms. Spector received a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College in 1981, an M.A. in art history from Williams College in 1984, and an M.Phil. in art history from City University of New York in 1997. She is deputy director and chief curator of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, for which she has organized exhibitions on conceptual photography, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Matthew Barney’s Cremaster cycle, Richard Prince, Louise Bourgeois, Marina Abramovi´c, and Tino Sehgal. She also organized the group exhibitions Moving Pictures; Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated); and theanyspacewhatever. She was one of the curators of Monument to Now, an exhibition of the Dakis Joannou Collection, which premiered in Athens as part of the Olympics program. She was adjunct curator of the 1997 Venice Biennale and co-organizer of the first Berlin Biennial in 1998. Under the auspices of the Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin, she has initiated special commissions by Andreas Slominski, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Lawrence Weiner as well as a special exhibition on the work of Joseph Beuys and Matthew Barney. She has contributed to numerous books on contemporary visual culture with essays on artists such as Maurizio Cattelan, Luc Tuymans, Douglas Gordon, Tino Sehgal, and Anna Gaskell. In 2007 she was the U.S. commissioner for the Venice Biennale, where she presented an exhibition of work by Felix Gonzalez-Torres. Ms. Spector is a recipient of the Peter Norton Family Foundation Curator’s Grant and five International Art Critics Association awards. She has been teaching at Yale intermittently since 1994 and is currently a critic in photography.

William Storandt Editor. Mr. Storandt received a B.M. from the Juilliard School of Music in 1968. He pursued a freelance career as a percussionist, ranging from xylophone at Radio City Music Hall to tambourine for the Monkees to timpani in the Vermont Symphony, before sidling into writing accounts of his travels for Cruising World, a national sailing magazine. He wrote film treatments for Yale Films, a producer of documentaries, and has been tutoring Yale undergraduates in the Bass Writing Program since 1996. His memoir of a trans-Atlantic voyage, Outbound: Finding a Man, Sailing an Ocean, was published by the University of Wisconsin Press in 2001, and his novel, The Summer They Came, was published by Villard/Random House in 2002. He was appointed to the design faculty in 2005 to assist second-year graphic design students with thesis development and writing.

Robert Storr Artist, critic, and curator. Mr. Storr received a B.A. from Swarthmore College in 1972 and an M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1978. He was curator and then senior curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, from 1990 to 2002, where he organized thematic exhibitions such as Dislocations and Modern Art Despite Modernism as well as mongraphic shows on Elizabeth Murray, Gerhard Richter, Max Beckmann, Tony Smith, and Robert Ryman. In addition, he coordinated the Projects series from 1990 to 2000, mounting exhibitions with Art Spiegelman, Ann Hamilton, and Franz West, among others. In 2002 he was named the first Rosalie Solow Professor of Modern Art at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Mr. Storr has also taught at the CUNY graduate center and the Bard Center for Curatorial Studies as well as the Rhode Island School of Design, Tyler School of Art, New York Studio School, and Harvard University, and has been a frequent lecturer in this country and abroad. He has been a contributing editor at Art in America since 1981 and writes frequently for Artforum, Parkett, Art Press (Paris), Frieze (London), and Corriere della Serra (Milan). He has also written numerous catalogs, articles, and books, including Philip Guston (Abbeville, 1986), Chuck Close (with Lisa Lyons, Rizzoli, 1987), and the forthcoming “Intimate Geometries: The Work and Life of Louise Bourgeois.” Among his many honors he has received a Penny McCall Foundation Grant for painting, a Norton Family Foundation Curator Grant, and honorary doctorates from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Maine College of Art, as well as awards from the American Chapter of the International Association of Art Critics, a special AICA award for Distinguished Contribution to the Field of Art Criticism, an ICI Agnes Gund Curatorial Award, and the Lawrence A. Fleischman Award for Scholarly Excellence in the Field of American Art History from the Smithsonian Institution’s Archives of American Art. In 2000 the French Ministry of Culture presented him with the medal of Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres and subsequently awarded him the status of Officier in the same order. From 2005 to 2007 he was visual arts director of the Venice Biennale, the first American invited to assume that position. Mr. Storr was appointed professor of painting/printmaking and dean of the School of Art in 2006 and was named the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Dean in 2014.

Scott Stowell Graphic designer. Mr. Stowell received a B.F.A. in graphic design from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1990. He is the proprietor of Open, an independent design studio that creates rewarding experiences for people who look, read, and think. Open projects include the visual identity for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society; the editorial design of Good magazine; redesigns of the television networks Bravo, Nick at Nite, and Trio; and signage systems for the Brown University Friedman Study Center and the Yale University Art Gallery. Previously he was a senior designer at M&Co and art director of Benetton’s Colors magazine in Rome. His work has been recognized by the AIGA, the Art Directors Club of New York, the Association for Independent Music, Critique, Communication Arts, I.D., Print, the Society of Publication Designers, STEP Inside Design, the Tokyo Typedirectors Club, and the Utne Reader Alternative Press Awards. A former vice president of the New York chapter of the AIGA, he has also taught at Purchase College and the School of Visual Arts. Mr. Stowell was appointed to the Yale faculty in 2000 and is currently critic in graphic design.

Ka-Man Tse Photographer. Ms. Tse is a New York-based photographer and video artist. She received a B.A. from Bard College in 2003 and an M.F.A. from Yale University in 2009. She has exhibited at the Museum of Chinese in America (New York City), the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Cornell University, the Palm Springs Art Museum, Capricious, the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Gallery 339 in Philadelphia, and the Eighth Veil in Los Angeles. In 2012 she was a SPARC Artist-in-Residence through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, and she completed the Artist in the Marketplace program through the Bronx Museum of the Arts. She is the recipient of the 2014–2015 Robert Giard Fellowship. Ms. Tse was appointed lecturer in photography at Yale in 2013.

Masamichi Udagawa Graphic designer. Mr. Udagawa is a partner at Antenna Design New York Inc., which he co-founded with Sigi Moeslinger in 1997. Antenna’s design projects range from public and commercial to experimental and artistic, typically spanning object, interface, and environment. Among Antenna’s best-known projects are the design of New York City subway cars and ticket vending machines, JetBlue check-in kiosks, Bloomberg displays, and interactive environments, such as Power Flower, an installation in the windows of Bloomingdale’s activated by passersby. Antenna’s work has won numerous awards, including recognition from Business Week/IDSA, I.D., Fast Company, and Wired magazines. In 2006 Mr. Udagawa and Ms. Moeslinger were named United States Artists Target Fellows in the Architecture and Design category. In 2008 Antenna won the National Design Award in Product Design from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. Before forming Antenna, Mr. Udagawa ran a New York satellite studio of IDEO Product Development. Prior to that, he was a senior designer at Apple Computer Industrial Design Group in Cupertino, California, where he designed a number of products such as the PowerBook 5300/3400 series. Before that, he worked at Emilio Ambasz Design Group in New York. Before coming to the United States, Mr. Udagawa worked at the Yamaha Product Design Laboratory in Japan, where he designed electronic musical instruments, including the award-winning YS200 synthesizer. He holds a master’s degree in industrial design from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a B.E. in industrial design from Chiba University in Japan. He joined the Yale faculty in 2005 and is currently senior critic in graphic design.

Henk van Assen Graphic designer. Mr. van Assen graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Department of Graphic Design and Typography) in The Hague, The Netherlands, in 1989. After working several years as a graphic designer in Amsterdam, he came to the United States, where he received his M.F.A. in 1993 from Yale University. Mr. van Assen has since worked on many projects in print, environmental, and screen-based media, ranging from book design to identity programs to Web design and signage systems. Clients include Abrams, New York; Rizzoli, New York; Malba, Buenos Aires; the GeGo Foundation, Caracas; the Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Museum of the City of New York; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; FotoFest, Houston; the New York Public Library; and the Museum of Arts and Design, New York. He coauthored, with Daniel M. Olsen, Ranch Gates of the Southwest (Trinity Press, 2009). He has taught design at the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas, at the School of Visual Arts in New York, and at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Additionally, he has lectured internationally, most recently in Mexico, China, and Canada. He was awarded the 1999, 2000, 2004, and 2005 AIGA 50 Best Books award, the 2000 and 2002 AAUP Best Book award, and the 2005 New York Book Show award. Currently, he is a principal of HvAD, a design studio in New York City. Mr. van Assen was appointed lecturer in graphic design in 1999 and is currently senior critic in graphic design.

Daniel van der Velden Graphic designer. Mr. van der Velden is partner of the design research think tank Metahaven, based in Amsterdam and Brussels. His work deals with research informing design practice, especially the creation of logos, icons, symbols, and maps. With published projects related to “totalitarian” architecture in Bucharest and Pyongyang, the Sealand anarchist base in the North Sea, and Quaero—the case of a European search engine driven by cross-Atlantic antagonism—Metahaven focuses on the role of the political in visual identity. Mr. van der Velden has worked with Maureen Mooren from 1998 to 2007, designing, among other things, innovative identity concepts and publicity for the art space ROOM, the architectural magazine Archis, and the annual Holland Festival’s identity, posters, and publications—for which the duo has received various awards. Mr. van der Velden currently serves as an advising researcher at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht and as a tutor at the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam. He was appointed critic in graphic design at Yale in 2007.

Linda van Deursen Graphic designer. Ms. van Deursen lives and works in Amsterdam, where she and Armand Mevis began their collaboration after graduating from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in 1986. They have been influential in the development of contemporary Dutch design and are known for their intelligent and innovative work for cultural clients, producing the new identity of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, the identity and publications for fashion duo Viktor & Rolf, and numerous books on architecture and design. They also have worked on several Dutch cultural publications, including Metropolis M, and won the competition for the graphic identity for the City of Rotterdam as a designated Cultural Capital of Europe. Their work has been shown in museums and educational institutions throughout the world. Their long and prolific collaboration has been documented in the book Recollected Work: Mevis & Van Deursen, published by Artimo in 2005. Ms. van Deursen serves as head of the graphic design department at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy. She was appointed critic in graphic design in 2005.

William Villalongo Painter. Mr. Villalongo is a Brooklyn-based artist born in Hollywood, Florida, and raised in the town of Bridgeton, New Jersey. He received a B.F.A. in 1999 from Cooper Union and an M.F.A. in painting in 2001 from Tyler School of Art. Mr. Villalongo’s work was first introduced to the public through his residency at the Studio Museum in Harlem in 2004 and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center’s Greater New York 2005 exhibition. His work has also been exhibited in the Studio Museum in Harlem’s Frequency exhibition in 2005 and El Museo del Barrio’s fifth biennial, The (S) Files 2007. He is a recipient of both a Louis Comfort Tiffany Award and a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant. His work is included in several notable collections including the Studio Museum in Harlem, El Museo del Barrio, and Princeton University Art Museum. Mr. Villalongo was appointed lecturer in painting/printmaking in 2010.

Robert Wiesenberger Art historian. Mr. Wiesenberger is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University, focused on twentieth-century architecture, design, and media. Together with David Reinfurt he organized an exhibition on the graphic designer Muriel Cooper, which opened at Columbia’s Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery in February 2014. He received a B.A. in history and Germanic studies in 2007 from the University of Chicago. Mr. Wiesenberger has also worked at MetaDesign, Ammunition, and the Museum of Modern Art. He was appointed critic in graphic design at Yale in 2013.

Forest Young Graphic designer. Mr. Young received a B.S. in 2000 from Cornell University and an M.F.A. in graphic design in 2006 from Yale University, where he was awarded the Mark Whistler Prize. He is currently a creative director at Interbrand’s New York office, where he is the design lead and senior creative strategist for the agency’s largest accounts. Selected clients include AT&T, Samsung, YP, Cartoon Network, SeriousFun, MTV, Yale University, McSweeney’s, TGI Fridays, Corkcicle, Dean Sakamoto Architects, The New York Times, Bags, Orlando Museum of Art, and the Yale University Art Gallery. A large sampling of his identity work was published in Taschen’s Logo Design—Volume 2, and Mr. Young’s poster, interactive, and time-based work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Ke Center for the Contemporary Arts in Shanghai, Median Art Center in Beijing, the Worth Ryder Art Gallery at UC Berkeley, the San Francisco Center for the Book, and at numerous international biennials. In 2005 he was invited to take part in the curated design show Trigger with Paula Scher, Stefan Sagmeister, Paul Sahre, Stephen Doyle, and other designers pursuing self-initiated projects. His work is represented in the permanent collections of the AIGA Design Archives, the Maison du livre et de l’affiche in Chaumont, and the Muzeum Plakatu at Wilanów in Warsaw, and in the Haas Family Arts Library Special Collections at Yale University. His work has been recognized by the One Show, Art Directors Club, Print, Communication Arts, Brand New Awards, REBRAND 100®, FWA, Webby Awards, and AIGA 365/50; and in 2006 he was a finalist for the Adobe Design Achievement Award. Mr. Young was appointed critic in graphic design in 2013.

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