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» Art History Alumni

Art History alumni have gone on to do wonderful things all over the United States and countries around the world. Their careers cover the broad spectrum of the art history field, including curating, research, arts education and teaching, collections management, and entertainment and intellectual property law. We do the best we can to keep up with them. Click on the links below to see where our former students have gone based on their program of study. Please check back often for updates.

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2016 - Present

Jessica Bociniski: BA Art History, 2018. MA Program in Art History at UT Austin.

Kelsey Anderson: BA Art History, 2017. Works at Warner Bros. Pictures. 

Tayler Bonfert: BA Art History, 2017. Fine Arts Coordinator at Cadogan Tate, Los Angeles

Asia Adamshick: BA Art History, 2016. Graphic Design intern at OCTA

Alex Allen: BA Art History, 2016. Chapman Art Ambassador. Finance & Customer Relations at Bonham’s International Auctioneers and Appraisers, Los Angeles

Alana Carnahan: BA Art History, 2016. Office Manager, Income Property Advisors.

Clarissa Hampton: BA Art History, 2016. Events Assistant at P.S. Arts, Los Angeles

Areni Nuyujukian: BA Art History, 2016. MA program in History of Art and the Art Market at Christie’s New York.

Adelaide Saucier: BA Art History, 2016. Interned at New Orleans Museum of Art.


Yelena Liepelt: BA Art History, 2015. Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF)

Lauren Moritz: BA Art History, 2015. Studying at Gould School of Law, University of Southern California

Elise Pertusati: BA Art History, 2015. Grants writer with Arrowhead Management.

Ivy Withrow: BA Art History, 2015. Studying at the Paul M Herbert Law Center, Louisiana State University

Kendyll Bieze: BA in Art History, 2014. Attending MA program in Art Business at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York

Michal Patchefsky: Art History Minor, 2014. MA in Modern Art and its Market, Christie's Education, New York

Ava Sander: Art History Minor, 2014. Employed at Bonham’s International Auctioneers and Appraisers, Los Angeles Office

Annie Swenson BA Art History, 2014. MA in Art Business, Sotheby's London.

Raphael Tecucianu: Art History Minor, 2014. MA in Art Business, Sotheby's London. Sales and Marketing Representative at VAS Aero Services / CEO of Allaprima

Margo Kosin: BA Art History, 2013. MA in Art Business, Sotheby's Institute of Art at Claremont Graduate University. Assistant Director at Avran Art + Design in Laguna Beach.

Alison DiBella: Art History Minor, 2013. Analyst at Millward Brown Digital, San Francisco

Gretchen Kunze: BA Art History 2013. Merchandise Assistant at Walt Disney Company

Laura Bjorstad: BA Art History, 2012. MA in Modern/Contemporary Art Market, Christie's Education, New York. Cataloguer, Post-War and Contemporary Art at Christie's, New York.

Ayanna Dozier: BA Art History, 2012. MA in Art History at New York University. Ph. D student in the Dept. of Art History and Communication Studies and the Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at McGill University.

Katie (Katelyn) Friesen: BA Art History, 2012. Currently attending UC Irvine School of Law. 

Hannah Kit Karsen: BA Art History / BFA Studio Art, 2012. MFA in Visual art, UC Riverside.

Amry Landsberg: BA Art History, 2012. Dept. of Art Intern at Bunheads ABC Family, Los Angeles

Alyssa Najafi: BA Art History, 2012. MA in Visual and Digital Media, IE Business School, Madrid.

Jane Pittluck: BA Art History, 2012. MA in Art History, University of St Andrews, Scotland.

Ariel D'Amelio: BA Art History, 2011. MA in Art History, Hunter College, NYC.

Lauren Harris: BA Art History, 2011. Actress.

Isabella McGrath: BA Art History, 2011. Manager, The Buck Art Collection. Art Historian Contractor, UC Irvine.

Madeline Tompseth: BA Art History, 2011. Participated in the Penn State Archeological Dig in Egypt, Summer 2010.

Brittni Wedel: BA Art History, 2011. Account Manager at Amobee, New York


Kathryn Bowne: BA Art History, 2010. MA in Museum Studies at Georgetown University. Curatorial Intern at Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery; Communications Assistant at American Federation of Arts

Caitlin Brague:  BA Art History, 2010. MA in Art History at The George Washington University, 2014. Interned at the National Portrait Gallery and the Phillips Collection. Curatorial assistant in the Prints, Drawings and Time-Based Media Art department before moving to the Education department. Now works at both institutions as an educator leading adult, school, and teacher programs.

Brooke Brisbois: BA Art History / BFA Graphic Design, 2010, is currently a Senior UX Designer at ExtraHop.

Emily Freyer: BA Art History, 2010. Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to University of Helsinki, 2010-2011. Sales & Marketing Manager at OR Books, New York

Brandon Hudson: BA Art History, 2010. Partner Manager at Qlik, San Francisco

Nick Nader: BA Art History, 2010. Curriculum Coordinator at Bridge Education Group, Chile

Kyre Ward: BA Art History, 2010. Specialist- Skills Integration Project at Disneyland Resort.

Marci King: Art History Minor, 2010. MA in American Fine and Decorative Art, Sotheby's Institute of Art in New York. Curatorial Administrator at Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum of Art.

Lauren Zuchowski: BA Art History, 2009. MLIS, UCLA. Librarian at Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, CA.

Naomi Castillo: BA Art History /BA French, 2008. MA in History of Decorative Arts and Design, Parsons the New York School for Design, New York.

Emily Hammer: BA Art History, 2008. Art and Art History teacher, Fallbrook Union High School, Fallbrook CA.

Gussy Haun: BA Art History, 2008. Tour leader, San Francisco Bay area. North American CEO, G Adventures.


Victoria Klimentieva: BA Art History, 2007. MA in Art History, University of Texas at Austin.

Andrew McGeehan: BA Art History, 2007. Manager, Student Activities at Yale-NUS, Singapore

Kanani Hoopai: BA Art History, 2007. MA in Museum Studies, Georgetown University. Curator of Education at the Mission Inn Foundation & Museum. Riverside.

Tara McIrvin (nee Riker): BA Art History, 2007. Associate Director, Alumni and Parent Programs, Lewis and Clark University

Kelly Visel: BA Art History, 2007. Freelance writer, author of Depreciated Paper (2013).

Tanya Aguilar: BA Art History, 2006. MA in Museum Studies, University of Leicester.

Bridget Campos: BA Art and Art History, 2006. Registrar/Collections Manager, Autry Museum of the American West. Field Registrar, Los Angeles County Arts Commission civic art inventory.

Brittany Daugs: BA Art History, 2006. MA in American Studies, Cal State University Fullerton.

Heather Kauten: BA Art History, 2006. MA in Art History, University of Texas at Austin. Lecturer at Kansas City Art Institute. Ph.D. candidate in Art History at the University of Kansas.

Crystal Meyer: BA Art History, 2006. Teaches AP Art History at Villa Park High School

Natalie Reider: BA Art History / BA Communications, 2006. Director, Community Impact at Jamboree Housing Corporation, Orange Co.


Christina Cofresi-Hadley: BA Art and Art History, 2005. MA in Art History, San Jose State University.

Melinda Muscato: BA Art History, 2005. MPhil in Art History, University of Plymouth.

Leslie Lodwick (nee McShane): BA Art History, 2004. MS in Urban Education, University of Pennsylvania

Melissa Tomeoni: BA Art History / BA Photography, 2004. Owner Melissa Tomeoni Photography, Portland OR

Dawn Minegar (nee Adler): BA Art History, 2003. Registrar, Laguna Art Museum.

Jacqueline Bunge: BA Art History, 2003. Certificate in Museum Studies, California State University Fullerton. Gallery Programs Curator, Begovich Gallery, California State University Fullerton

Rebecca Taylor: Art History Minor, 2003. MA in Modern Art, Connoisseurship, and the History of Art Market, Christie's New York. Communications Director at MoMA PS.

Colleen Collett Hyneman: BA Art History / BFA Studio Art, 2003. MFA, San Francisco Art Institute.

Kristina Godfrey: BA Art History, 2002. BFA Art Center College of Art and Design

Sarah Ulloa: BA Visual Arts, 2002. Degree in Agronomy, Cal Poly Pomona

Jennifer Yannone: BA Art History, 2001. JD, Tulane University Law School. Currently practicing law in Long Beach, CA

Erin Dionisiou (nee O’Brien): BA Art History, 2000. Interior Designer, San Diego