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Degrees and Enrollment

Master of Fine Arts Degrees Conferred, 2016

  • Eddie Rodolfo Aparicio, Painting/Printmaking
  • Monique S. Atherton, Photography
  • Martin Bek, Graphic Design
  • Megan Zoe Billman, Graphic Design
  • Alisa Mohrgan Bones, Painting/Printmaking
  • Keiran James Brennan Hinton, Painting/Printmaking
  • Andrew Hundley Brown, Photography
  • Coady Garland Brown, Painting/Printmaking
  • George Rondell Carr III, Painting/Printmaking
  • Sara Alice Coffin, Painting/Printmaking
  • Tommy Cahill Coleman, Sculpture
  • Mauricio Cortes Ortega, Painting/Printmaking
  • Sara Jayne Anderssen Cwynar, Photography
  • Samuel Cooper Davis, Sculpture
  • John Eli Durst, Photography
  • John Edmonds, Photography
  • Tirhaga Salah Elsiddique, Painting/Printmaking
  • Tim Sander Enthoven, Sculpture
  • Lauren Faigeles, Painting/Printmaking
  • Benjamin D. Fehrman-Lee, Graphic Design
  • Nathaniel Rickert Flagg, Painting/Printmaking
  • Laura Jane Foxgrover, Graphic Design
  • Dora Godfrey, Graphic Design
  • Kyle Goldbach, Painting/Printmaking
  • Joshua Everett Graver, Graphic Design
  • Alteronce Gumby, Painting/Printmaking
  • Jerome William Harris, Graphic Design
  • Ying Hou, Graphic Design
  • Brook Helene Hsu, Painting/Printmaking
  • Allyn Katherine Hughes, Graphic Design
  • Erin Elizabeth Ikeler, Painting/Printmaking
  • Tomashi Jackson, Painting/Printmaking
  • Jody Lynn Joyner, Painting/Printmaking
  • Moonsik Kang, Graphic Design
  • Raza Abbas Kazmi, Sculpture
  • Cole Don Kelley, Photography
  • Cindy Ji Hye Kim, Painting/Printmaking
  • Ye Weon Mary Kim, Photography
  • Biba Kos˘merl, Graphic Design
  • Dani Levine, Painting/Printmaking
  • Qiong Li, Graphic Design
  • Tammy Kiku Logan, Sculpture
  • Virginia Lee Montgomery, Sculpture
  • Robin Michelle Myers, Photography
  • Eva O’Leary, Photography
  • Maziyar Pahlevan, Graphic Design
  • Adam Russell Pape, Photography
  • Alexandra Rachel Portis, Graphic Design
  • Christina Elizabeth Quarles, Painting/Printmaking
  • Jonathan Paul Rennie, Graphic Design
  • Douglas W. Rieger, Jr., Sculpture
  • David Michael Rudnick, Graphic Design
  • Katherine Thackeray Ruggeri, Painting/Printmaking
  • Edwin Allen Smalling, Painting/Printmaking
  • Anton Sovetov, Graphic Design
  • Alexander Paul Stevens, Sculpture
  • Constance Alexandra Tenvik, Sculpture
  • Rosen Chavdarov Tomov, Graphic Design
  • Mariya Vlasova, Sculpture
  • Zoe C. Walsh, Painting/Printmaking
  • Jayeon Yi, Sculpture

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Enrollment, 2016–2017

Graphic Design
  • Nilas Kaalund Andersen (B.A. Danish School of Media & Journalism [Denmark] 2015), Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Chase Thomas Booker (B.A. New York Univ. 2009), San Antonio, Tex.
  • Guillaume Pierre Louis Edouard Boucher (Dip. Univ. Paris [France] 2010), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Michael Carr Chadwick (A.B. Univ. Georgia [Greece] 2008), Oxford, Miss.
  • Ingrid Chuen-Neng Chen (B.A. Brown Univ. 2015), San Diego, Calif.
  • Seokhoon Choi (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2012), Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Laura Ann Coombs (B.Arch. Cornell Univ. 2008), Spring, Tex.
  • Ouliana Yurievna Ermolova (B.F.A. Coll. of Saint Rose), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Hicham Samir Faraj (B.F.A. American Univ. Beirut [Lebanon] 2014), Amioun El Koura, North Lebanese Republic
  • Erik Matthias Freer (B.F.A. Parsons School of Design 2013), Madison, Wis.
  • Marta Galaz Cancio (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2012), New York, N.Y.
  • Benjamin Michael Ganz (Dip. Fachklasse Grafik Lucerne [Switzerland] 2012), Berlin, Germany
  • Muxi Gao (B.A. Tsinghua Univ. [China] 2014), Chengdu City, China
  • Ayham Taysier Ghraowi (B.F.A. Univ. Texas [Austin] 2011), Portland, Tex.
  • Emma Nicole Gregoline (B.A. Vassar Coll. 2015), Venice, Calif.
  • Pianpian He (B.A. Hunan Univ. [China] 2015), Changsha, China
  • Jacob Hoving (B.Des. ArtEZ Univ. of the Arts [The Netherlands] 2013), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Byung-jo Kim (B.F.A. Hongik Univ. [Republic of Korea] 2007, Ph.D. 2012), Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Willis Carl Kingery (B.A. Hastings Coll. 2011), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Zhongkai Li (B.F.A. Central Academy of Fine Arts [China] 2016), Beijing, China
  • Theresa Meiying Liu (B.F.A. Otis Coll. of Art & Design 2013), Montebello, Calif.
  • Theodore Anderson Mathias (B.A. Dartmouth Coll. 2009), Chicago, Ill.
  • Rosa Griswold McElheny (B.A. Wesleyan Univ. 2011), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Asad Ali Pervaiz (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2006), Pasadena, Calif.
  • Ana Heloisa Pinto (B.Arch. Univ. São Paulo [Brazil] 2009), São Paulo, Brazil
  • Caroline Jennings Potter (B.F.A. New York Univ. 2012), East Hampton, N.Y.
  • Anastasiia Raina (B.F.A. California State Univ. [Long Beach] 2015), Long Beach, Calif.
  • Yo-E Ryou (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2012), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Christopher Michael Rypkema (B.F.A. Rutgers Univ. 2010), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Soomin Eileen Shon (B.A. Cornell Univ. 2008), Fort Lee, N.J.
  • Hrefna Sigurdardottir (B.A. Iceland Acad. of the Arts 2012), Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Youngeun Sohn (B.A. Korea Univ. [Republic of Korea] 2012; M.F.A. Seoul National Univ. [Republic of Korea]), Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Katelyn Merry Spinelli (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2009), West Palm Beach, Fla.
  • Dustin Tong (B.F.A. Univ. Houston 2012), Jackson Heights, N.Y.
  • Polina Vasilyeva (B.A. Gerrit Rietveld Acad. [The Netherlands] 2015), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Franziska Fabiane Virgili Lasheras (B.A. Univ. of Applied Sciences [Düsseldorf, Germany]), Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Bryce Sutton Wilner (B.A. Univ. South Carolina [Columbia] 2010), Chicago, Ill.
  • Matthew Taylor Wolff (B.A. Goucher Coll. 2014), Baltimore, Md.
  • Christine Fae Zavesky (B.Arch. Rhode Island School of Design 2008), Miami, Fla.
  • Ziwei Zhang (B.A. Mount Holyoke Coll. 2013), Shanghai, China
  • Liyan Zhao (A.B. Princeton Univ. 2013), Austin, Tex.
Painting/Printmaking
  • Olaoluwatunji Olumoroti Adeniyi-Jones (B.F.A. Univ. Oxford [U.K.] 2014), London, U.K.
  • Mohammad Hussain AlMohsin (B.F.A. Univ. Oregon 2015), Saudi Arabia
  • Camille Alice Altay (B.F.A. Concordia Univ. [Quebec, Canada] 2007), Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Felipe De Jesus Baeza (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2009), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Natalie Marie Ball (B.A. Univ. Oregon 2005), Chiloquin, Ore.
  • Loren Britton (B.F.A. State Univ. New York [Purchase] 2014), Fairport, N.Y.
  • Ernest Arthur Bryant III (B.F.A. Minneapolis Coll. of Art & Design 2005), Minneapolis, Minn.
  • Lauren Kyung-Mee Chun (B.F.A. New York Univ. 2013), Ridgewood, N.Y.
  • Kenturah Davis (A.B. Occidental Coll. 2002), Altadena, Calif.
  • Charlotte Magdeleine de Larminat (Cert. New York Studio School 2014), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Christie Grace DeNizio (B.A. Swarthmore Coll. 2012), San Clemente, Calif.
  • Daniel Joseph Ginsburg (B.F.A. Coll. of St. Rose 2014), Coram, N.Y.
  • Stephanie Gonzalez-Turner (B.A. Univ. Pennsylvania 2006), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Sarah Esme Harrison (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2013), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Adam Robert Higgins (B.F.A. Memphis Coll. of Art 2012), Nashville, Tenn.
  • Isaac Soh Howell (B.F.A. Washington Univ. 2015), Brookline, Mass.
  • Joseph Bouldin Hoyt (B.F.A. Maryland Inst. Coll. of Art 2004), Geneva, N.Y.
  • Alexander Steven Jackson (B.F.A. Univ. Wisconsin [Madison] 2015), Kenosha, Wis.
  • Clare Kambhu (B.F.A. New York Univ. 2010), Croton on Hudson, N.Y.
  • Georgia Dare Kennedy (B.F.A. Univ. North Carolina [Greensboro]) 2008), Greensboro, N.C.
  • Kathryn Brett Kerr (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2007), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Hasabie Kidanu (B.A. Univ. North Carolina [Chapel Hill] 2013), New York, N.Y.
  • Jong Hyek (Simon) Ko (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2011), Little Neck, N.Y.
  • Antonia Lu-Yi Kuo (B.F.A. School of the Museum of Fine Arts [Boston] 2009), Sag Harbor, N.Y.
  • Abraham James Lampert (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2014), Alexandria, Va.
  • Wesley Fernando Larios (B.F.A. San Francisco Art Inst. 2014), Montebello, Calif.
  • Wyatt Lasky (B.F.A. Minneapolis Coll. of Art & Design 2014), Lino Lakes, Minn.
  • Leslie Ann Martinez (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2008), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Nicholas Mayer (B.F.A. Maryland Inst. Coll. of Art 2004), Hauppauge, N.Y.
  • Alexandria Lyn Mento (B.F.A. Temple Univ. 2011), Bethlehem, Pa.
  • Josephine Lyons Messer (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2014), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Kent Isaac O’Connor (B.F.A. Maryland Inst. Coll. of Art 2011), Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Johnathan Robert Payne (B.A. Rhodes Coll. 2012), Memphis, Tenn.
  • Estefania Puerta (B.A. Univ. Vermont 2010), Burlington, Vt.
  • Iman Mottaghi Raad (B.E. Univ. Sistan and Baluchestan [Iran] 2004), New Haven, Conn.
  • Julia Ann Rooney (A.B. Harvard Univ. 2011), New York, N.Y.
  • Ilana Savdie (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2008), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Gerald Sheffield (B.F.A. School of Visual Arts 2015), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Vaughn Spann (B.F.A. Rutgers Univ. [Newark] 2014), New York, N.Y.
  • Vincent Carmelo Stracquadanio (B.A. Fordham Univ. 2011), Floral Park, N.Y.
  • Maya Grace Strauss (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2012), New York, N.Y.
  • Emma Beatrice Gambier Webster (B.A. Stanford Univ. 2011), Encinitas, Calif.
  • Chase Alexander Wilson (B.F.A. Cornell Univ. 2012), Los Angeles, Calif.
Photography
  • Farah Fahim Al-Qasimi (B.A. Yale Univ. 2012), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Rebekah Dawn Andersen (B.F.A. Art Inst. of Boston 2012), New York, N.Y.
  • Dannielle Nicole Bowman (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2011), Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Lance Douglas Brewer (B.F.A. California Coll. of the Arts 2009), San Diego, Calif.
  • Jennifer Helene Calivas (B.A. Evergreen State Coll. 2008), New York, N.Y.
  • Jonathan Chacon (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2013), Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Penn Chan (B.A. Bard Coll. 2011), Freeport, Maine
  • Jillian Germaine Freyer (B.F.A. Massachusetts Coll. of Art 2014), Jamaica Plain, Mass.
  • Harry John Griffin (B.F.A. California Coll. of the Arts 2011), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Kathryn Elizabeth Harrison (B.F.A. Ringling Coll. of Art & Design 2015), Larchmont, N.Y.
  • Matthew Thomas Leifheit (B.F.A. Rhode Island School of Design 2011), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Lacey Lennon (B.A. Temple Univ. 2010), Montclair, N.J.
  • Lucas Libera Moore (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2012), Hyde Park, N.Y.
  • Walker Olesen (B.A. Univ. California [Los Angeles] 2014), Berkeley, Calif.
  • Evelyn Louise Pustka (B.F.A. Univ. Texas [Austin] 2014), Houston, Tex.
  • Nathan Jeffrey Barros da Costa Pyper (B.F.A. Milwaukee Inst. of Art & Design 2012), Milwaukee, Wis.
  • Julia Res (B.A. Smith Coll. 2008), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Anna Klara Shimshak (B.A. Wesleyan Univ. 2013), Mequon, Wis.
  • Danna Singer (B.F.A. Pratt Inst. 2010), Seattle, Wash.
  • Daniel James Swindel (B.F.A. California Coll. of the Arts 2011), Oakland, Calif.
  • Vi Mai Chau Tran (B.A. Hampshire Coll. 2014), Hanoi, Vietnam
Sculpture
  • Maria de la Selva Aparicio Altuna (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2015), Barcelona, Spain
  • Sula Fay Bermudez-Silverman (B.A. Bard Coll. 2015), Altadena, Calif.
  • Bianca Joannine Boragi (B.F.A. École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris [France] 2009), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Alexis Marie Brown (B.A. Princeton Univ. 2012), Great Falls, Va.
  • Shikeith Cathey (B.A. Pennsylvania State Univ. 2015), Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Brian Dario (B.F.A. Univ. Southern California 2015), Monrovia, Calif.
  • Michael Jevon Demps (B.F.A. California Inst. of the Arts 2015), Ypsilanti, Mich.
  • Michael James Eckblad (B.S. Univ. Wisconsin [Madison] 2006), Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Nicholas Erik Gaby (B.F.A. California State Univ. [Long Beach] 2015), Long Beach, Calif.
  • Branch Ashton Hudgins (B.F.A. Virginia Commonwealth Univ. 2012), Suffolk, Va.
  • Lauren Jeyoon Lee (B.A. Univ. Maryland [College Park] 2015), Baltimore, Md.
  • Young Joo Lee (B.F.A. Hongik Univ. [Republic of Korea] 2009), Kyonggi-Do, Republic of Korea
  • Lucy Lindsey (B.A. Harvard Univ. 2007), Cambridge, Mass.
  • Justine Melford-Colegate (B.A. Univ. of Arts [London] 2011), London, U.K.
  • Ian Page (B.A. Oberlin Coll. 2008), Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Raul Jose Romero (B.A. Univ. South Florida 2008), Philadelphia, Pa.
  • William Scott Steward (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2016), Gallatin, Tenn.
  • Ye Wang (B.A. Central Acad. of Fine Arts [China] 2013), Hunan, China
  • Erica Peters Wessmann (B.F.A. Cooper Union 2007), Boston, Mass.
  • William Dorsey Wheeler (B.A. Vassar Coll. 2014), New York, N.Y.
  • John Drue Scott Worrell (B.F.A. Indiana Univ. [Purdue] 2011), Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Valentina Maria Zamfirescu (B.F.A. School of the Art Inst. of Chicago 2013), Chicago, Ill.

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Summary of Enrollment

General Summary

Admissions Information, Fall Term 2016
  • Applicants
  • 1,003
  • Applicants admitted
  • 64
  • Matriculants
  • 61
Student Profile
  • Graduate students
  • 126
  • Graphic Design
  • 42
  • Painting/Printmaking
  • 42
  • Photography
  • 20
  • Sculpture
  • 22
  • Preliminary-year students
  • 7
  • First-year students
  • 60
  • Second-year students
  • 59
  • Female students
  • 65
  • Male students
  • 61
  • Age range of students
  • 23–45
  • Average age of students
  • 28
  • Mean age of students
  • 27
  • Undergraduate degrees in fine art
  • 113
  • Undergraduate degrees in other areas, e.g., anthropology, architecture, history of art, literature
  • 13
  • Institutions represented
  • 84
  • States represented
  • 21
  • Foreign countries represented
  • 13

Institutions Represented

One student from each institution unless otherwise indicated.
  • American University of Beirut [Lebanon]
  • Art Institute of Boston
  • ArtEZ University of the Arts [The Netherlands]
  • Bard College (2)
  • Brown University
  • California College of the Arts (3)
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • California State University [Long Beach] (2)
  • Central Academy of Fine Arts [China] (2)
  • College of Saint Rose (2)
  • Concordia University [Canada]
  • Cooper Union (10)
  • Cornell University (3)
  • Danish School of Media & Journalism [Denmark]
  • Dartmouth College
  • École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris [France]
  • Evergreen State College
  • Fachklasse Grafik [Switzerland]
  • Fordham University
  • Gerrit Rietveld Academie [The Netherlands]
  • Goucher College
  • Hampshire College
  • Harvard University (2)
  • Hastings College
  • Hong Ik University [China] (2)
  • Hunan University [China]
  • Iceland Academy of the Arts [Iceland]
  • Indiana University [Purdue]
  • Korea University [Republic of Korea]
  • Maryland Institute [College of Art] (3)
  • Massachusetts College of Art & Design
  • Memphis College of Art
  • Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
  • Minneapolis College of Art & Design (2)
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • New York Studio School
  • New York University (4)
  • Oberlin College
  • Occidental College
  • Otis College of Art & Design
  • Parsons School of Design
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Pratt Institute
  • Princeton University (2)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (9)
  • Rhodes College
  • Ringling School of Art & Design
  • Rutgers University (2)
  • San Francisco Art Institute
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago (4)
  • School of the Museum of Fine Arts [Boston]
  • School of Visual Arts
  • Seoul National University [Republic of Korea]
  • Smith College
  • Stanford University
  • State University of New York [Purchase]
  • Swarthmore College
  • Temple University (2)
  • Tsinghua University [China]
  • Universidade de São Paulo [Brazil]
  • University of Applied Sciences [Düsseldorf, Germany]
  • University of California [Los Angeles]
  • University of Georgia [Greece]
  • University of Houston
  • University of Maryland [College Park]
  • University of North Carolina [Chapel Hill]
  • University of North Carolina [Greensboro]
  • University of Oregon (2)
  • University of Oxford [U.K.]
  • University of Paris [France]
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Sistan and Baluchestan [Iran]
  • University of South Carolina [Columbia]
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Texas [Austin] (2)
  • University of the Arts [London]
  • University of Vermont
  • University of Wisconsin [Madison] (2)
  • Vassar College (2)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Washington University
  • Wesleyan University (2)
  • Yale University

Institutions represented, 84

Geographical Distribution

One student from each state or country unless otherwise indicated.
United States
  • California (22)
  • Connecticut
  • Florida (2)
  • Illinois (3)
  • Maine
  • Maryland (2)
  • Massachusetts (4)
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota (2)
  • Mississippi
  • New Jersey (2)
  • New York (41)
  • North Carolina
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania (3)
  • Tennessee (3)
  • Texas (5)
  • Vermont
  • Virginia (3)
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin (4)
  • States represented, 21
Foreign Countries
  • Brazil
  • China (5)
  • Denmark
  • Germany (2)
  • Iceland
  • Korea, Republic of (4)
  • Lebanon
  • The Netherlands (2)
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Spain
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom (2)
  • Vietnam
  • Foreign countries represented, 13

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