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3 (Of the Many!) Ways Our Grads Are Finding Success After Knox

1. Some have pursued a Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

  • University of Chicago (sculpture), Gabe Moreno '14, working artist in Chicago.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (sculpture), Anthony Deiner-Hanson '14.
  • Tyler School of Art (multimedia), Rebecca Ott '12, working artist in Philadelphia.
  • Boston University (painting), Mark Farrell '12, working artist.
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (ceramics), Katie O'Connor '12, working artist in Virginia.
  • University of Pennsylvania (painting), Saori Morizumi '10.
  • University of Illinois-Chicago (architecture), Spencer McNeil '10.
  • Alfred University (ceramics), Rianna Sprague '09, working artist and teacher in Chicago.
  • Maryland Institute College of Art (sculpture), Angelo Kozonis '09. 
  • Rhode Island School of Design (painting), Katie Bell '08, working artist in New York.
  • The School of the Art Institute in Chicago (sculpture), Selena Jones '08, working artist and teacher in Chicago.
  • Boston University (painting), Gaia Nardie-Warner '08, working artist in Chicago.

2. Some pursue art-related careers.

  • Web Developer, Uptake, Chicago, Alex Robertson '12.
  • Marketing, Rebirth Garments, Nina Litoff '12.
  • Designer, Field Museum, Chicago, Nick Kalmus '10.
  • Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Heather Kopec '10.
  • Web Development, Creative Coding, Philippe Moore '08.
  • Web-user Experience Designer, SmugMug, Keenan Wells '05.
  • Art Director, Pritzart Studios, Brazil, Priscila de Lima '05.
  • Owner, Licensed Professional Counselor, Creative Roots Therapy, Eugene, Oregon, Erin Spier '04.
  • Publications Design, Art Institute of Chicago, Joe Mohan '03.
  • Museum Art Curator, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Natalie Mault '01.
  • Design Consultant, Ethan Allen, Washington, D.C., Desiree Maltbia Lee '01.
  • Executive Vice President, UOVO Fine Art Storage, New York, Christopher Wise '00.

3 Some go into education.

  • Art Teacher, Des Plaines Public Schools, Bridget Doherty '15.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Knox College, Tim Stedman '09.
  • Art Teacher, Galesburg High School, Greg Liebach '08.
  • Instructor of Graphic Design, Illinois Central College, East Peoria, Illinois, Priscila De Lima '05.
  • Art Teacher, Peoria Public Schools, Dana Johnson '04.
  • Art Teacher, Elk Grove Village, Cindy Pacyk '04.
  • Assistant Professor and Area Head of Ceramics, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Joe Page '03.

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Printed on Thursday, October 21, 2021