Art, Architecture + Art History Alumni

Maya VanderSchuit, Class of 2016 (Art History and Visual Arts)

Univerisity of California, San Diego, Master of Fine Arts

Katinka Bosch, Class of 2015 (Architecture)

Columbia University, Master of Architecture

Rose Guth, Class of 2015 (Art History, French and Visual Arts)

Internship, The Willem de Kooning Foundation, New York

Dylan Murphy, Class of 2015 (Art History and Architecture)

University of California, Los Angeles: Architecture & Urban Design, Master of Architecture

Sara Rowe, Class of 2015 (Art History and History)

University of California at Riverside, MA in Art History

Joseph Seiler, Class of 2015 (Visual Arts)

University of London, Goldsmith Master of Fine Arts

Angela Vanella, Class of 2015 (Art History and Architecture)

University of Texas at Austin, Master of Architecture

Cathy Nguyen, Class of 2014 (Visual Arts - Emphasis in Visual Communication and Bookmaking)

San Diego State University, Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

Lauren Peletta, Class of 2014 (Architecure)

Assistant Project Manager, Project Management Advisors, Inc., San Francisco

Shelby "Shea" Ulisse, Class of 2014 (Art History)

Development Department, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Dania Davila, Class of 2013 (Art History and Architecture)

Intern in the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2014

Brittany Ford, Class of 2013 (Art History)

Tulane University School of Law, JD Program, emphasis on intellectual property and art

Anthony Graham, Class of 2013 (Major in Architecture, Minor in Art History)

Columbia University, Masters of Science, Curatorial and Conceptual Practices in Architecture
Temporary Assistant Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Patricia Hurley, Class of 2013 (Art History)

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, Masters of Arts in History of Art
Curatorial Assistant, Lux Art Institute, Encinitas, CA

Austin McCasland, Class of 2013 (Visual Arts, Emphasis in New Media)

Carnegie Mellon University, Masters of Human-Computer Interaction

Noè Olivas, Class of 2013 (Visual Arts, Emphasis in Sculpture and Printmaking)

2015 Creative Catalyst Fellowship, San Diego Foundation

Gala Murguia, Class of 2013 (Majors in Art History and Architecture)

University of Southern California, Master of Architecture

Anna von Bertrab, Class of 2012 (Major in Interdisciplinary Humanities, Emphasis (and minor) in Art History)

Columbia University, MA in Modern Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies
Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York

Rachel Boesenberg, Class of 2012 (Major in Art History)

Tufts University, MA in Art History
Interim Department Coordinator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Kelsey Nemirov, Class of 2012 (Major in Art History)

Denver University, MA in Art History

Megan Walter, Class of 2012 (Major in Interdisciplinary Humanities, Emphasis in Art History)

Antioch University, Seattle, MA in Art Therapy

Jordan Anderson, Class of 2011 (Major in Art History, Emphasis in Public Art and Architectural Culture, minors in Architecture and Visual Arts)

Columbia University, Master of Architecture

Kelly Casassa, Class of 2011 (Major in Art History, minor in Business Administration)

University of California, Irvine, 2013, MA in Teaching
Claremont Graduate University/San Diego State University, PhD program in Education

Jennifer Matsumoto, Class of 2011 (Major in Visual Arts, Emphasis in Visual Communications)

Parsons the New School for Design, Master of Fine Arts in Design and Technology

Alexandra Noel, Class of 2011(Major in Visual Arts, Minors in Art History, English, and Communications, Emphasis in Painting and Photography)

Art Center College of Design, Master of Fine Arts

Jessica Sara, Class of 2011 (Major in Art History)

Richmond University, London, MA in Art History and Visual Culture

Skye Weinglass, Class of 2011 (Major in Visual Arts, Minor in Environmental Studies)

Emphasis in Painting

Sogoal Zolghadri, Class of 2011 (Major in Visual Arts, Emphasis in Drawing and Painting)

Founder of Sogi's Honey Bakeshop

Amy Abito, Class of 2010 (Major in Visual Arts, Emphasis in Photography and Visual Communications)

Anoop Patel, Class of 2010 (Major in Art History, Public Art and Architectural Culture, minor in Architecture)

University of Pennsylvania, Master of Architecture

Kathrine Powers, Class of 2010 (Majors in Art History and Visual Arts)

Emphasis in ATaCS (Art, Technology and Critical Studies)
Executive Assistant to the Director of University Galleries, University of San Diego

Kathleen Fitzgerald, Class of 2009 (Major in Visual Arts, Emphasis in Photography and Visual Communications)

School of Visual Arts, Master of Fine Arts, 2011

Connelly Meschen, Class of 2009 (Major in Art History, minor in Architecture)

Washington University, St. Louis, Master of Architecture

Tatiana Ortiz-Rubio, Class of 2009 (Majors in Art History and Visual Arts, Emphasis in Painting)

Founder of the on-line art magazine Kaleidoscopio, based at the University of Claustro de Sor Juana, Mexico
New York Academy of Art, Master of Fine Arts
Lecturer in Visual Arts, University of San Diego, 2014

Shannon Reid, Class of 2009 (Major in Art History)

Pratt Institute, Master of Architecture

Kristina Goldman, Class of 2008 (Major in Art History)

University of Texas at Austin, MA in Art Education


Kelly Nettles, Class of 2008 (Major in Visual Arts, Emphasis in Photography and Visual Communications)

San Francisco Art Institute, Master of Fine Arts


Tricia Robson, Class of 2008 (Major in Art History)

University of Colorado, Boulder, MA in Art History
Curatorial Associate at Denver Art Museum
Associate Account Strategist at Google


David Smith, Class of 2008 (Major in Visual Arts, Emphasis in Painting)

Art Teacher, High Tech Middle School

Regina Guzman, Class of 2007 (Major in Art History and Communication Studies)

Curatorial Project Manager, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
University of Southern California, Master of Public Diplomacy, Annenberg School

J. Noland, Class of 2007 (Majors in Art History and Visual Arts, Emphasis in ATaCS (Art, Technology and Critical Studies))

Univerisity of California, San Diego, Master of Fine Arts

Amy Rangel, Class of 2007 (Major in Art History, Public Art and Architectural Culture, minor in Architecture)

University of Texas, Austin, Master of Architecture

Alexandra Stauber, Class of 2007 (Major in Visual Arts, Minor in Art History)

Emphasis in Photography and Visual Communications

Jessica Arsenian, Class of 2006 (Major in Visual Arts, Emphasis in Painting)

Laguna College of Art + Design, Master of Fine Arts, 2008

Anthony Bacigalupo, Class of 2006 (Major in Visual Arts)


Chelsea Behle, Class of 2006 (Major in Art History, Public Art and Architectural Culture)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.M.Arch.S. History, Theory & Criticism of Architecture and Art
Lecturer in Art History, University of San Diego, 2013

Alison Rodberg, Class of 2004 (Major in Art History)

Tulane University, Master of Architecture


Anna Kivlan, Class of 2003 (Major in Art History)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, S.M.Arch.S. History, Theory & Criticism of Architecture and Art
Duke University, PhD candidate in Art, Art History & Visual Studies


Tim Schafer, Class of 2003 (Major in Visual Arts)

Joe Yorty, Class of 2002 (Major in Visual Arts, Emphasis in Photography and Sculpture)

Univerisity of California, San Diego, Master of Fine Arts

Magali Pasero Colunga, Class of 2001 (Major in Art History and Sociology)

Public Programs Coordinator, inSITE2000, San Diego/Tijuana, 1999-2001
Curatorial Intern and Education Intern, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2001-02
Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Postgraduate degree in Art and Communications, 2003 and in Art Education, 2004
Universidad de Alcala, Departamento e Psicopedagogia, PhD Candidate in Psychological Development, Learning and Education
Director of Education Department, Fundacion Arte Viva Europa, Madrid; Creative Director for Spain, Antenna Audio, Discovery Networks International


Lauren Pestinger Buscemi, Class of 1998 (Major in Art History)

San Diego State University, MA in Art History
Critic and Contributor to a number of art periodicals including art ltd.
Lecturer in Art History, University of San Diego, 2005-present

Adam Belt, Class of 1997 (Major in Visual Arts)

Claremont Graduate University, Master of Fine Arts, 2001

Michele C. Quinn, Class of 1992 (Major in Art History)

Intern at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
New York University, MA in Arts Administration
Fordham University, MBA in Finance and Marketing
Senior Vice President, Print Specialist at Christies; Director of Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York; Curatorial Adviser to the Bellagio hotel’s exhibition program; Curatorial adviser to MGM Mirage, overseeing a $40 million public art project for its 76-acre CityCenter complex in Las Vegas, commissioning works by Nancy Rubins, Jenny Holzer, and Maya Lin, among others.
Currently Principal of MCQ Fine Art, Las Vegas, and Co-President, Board of Directors, Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas

Department of Art, Architecture + Art History
College of Arts and Sciences

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