Faculty Sponsor of Erica Jackson, ’12, for “Frida Kahlo: Beyond Surrealism.” Honors Day. March 17. 2010. Written for Writing 102: The Life of the Artist (Spring 2009). Winner: Writing 102 Award for Excellence; and Virginia Melvin, ’10, for “Childe Hassam: American Impressionist or Ashcan Artist?” Honors Day. March 17. 2010. Written for ART 451 – Senior Art History Seminar (Fall 2009).
Guest Speaker, “Working in Print Journalism” symposium. MMC. February 3. 2010.
Initiated, Arranged, and Supervised Student Internship Placements
Jane Berger, '10 (Art History major/Photography minor) at Free Arts
Allegra Coryell, ’10 (Art History major/Communication Arts minor) at Christie’s (fall 2009) and ARTStor (summer 2009)
Alexia de Cockborne, ’10 (Art History major) at Christie’s Proposals Department (fall 2009) and Creative Department (spring 2010)
Sarah Filliault, ’10 (Studio Art major/Art History minor), assistant to artist Melanie Baker (fall 2009)
Elizabeth Goodridge, ’11 (Art History major/Communication Arts minor) as gallery director’s assistant, Betty Krulik Fine Arts Ltd. (spring 2010)
Jennifer Karigan, ’12 (Art History major), Leo Kesting Gallery (spring 2010)
Rebecca La Pera ’11 (Studio Art major), as studio assistant to Jo Wood-Brown, artist and president of Artists Exchange International (spring 2010); Virginia Melvin, ’10 (Art History major/International Studies minor), North Carolina Museum of Art (summer 2009), Christie’s Antiquities Department (fall 2009), Christie’s Japanese and Korean Art Department (spring 2010)
Jimena Montemayor, ’12 (Graphic Design major), Christie’s Proposals Department
Jillian Moseman, ’10 (Art History major), gallery director’s assistant, Betty Krulik Fine Arts Ltd. (fall 2009), Christie’s Antiquities Department (spring 2010)
Sofia Palacios Blanco, ’10 (Studio Art/Theatre Arts double major), studio assistant to Jo-Wood Brown, artist and president of the Artists Exchange International (summer 2009)
Elizabeth Sweigart, ’11 (Studio Art major), studio assistant to artist Katy Martin (spring 2010)
Kaitlin Yent, ’11 (Art History major), studio assistant to Jo-Wood Brown, artist and president of Artists Exchange International (fall 2009), Christie’s Prints and Drawings Department (spring 2010).
College Service: Events and Publications
Initiated, organized, and co-chaired (with Melissa Benca): Internships in the Visual Arts Symposium, April 26, 2010. Presenters: Jillian Moseman, ’10, on the Antiquities Department at Christie’s. Elizabeth Goodridge, ’11, on
the art dealer Betty Krulik. Virginia Melvin, ’10, on the Japanese and Korean Art Department, Christie’s. Katie Hennessy, ’11, on Free Arts NYC. Rebecca La Pera, ’13, on Artists Exchange International.
Initiated and supervised first annual “Marymount at the Met,” an annual event featuring tours of galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for Marymount alumni and friends by Art History majors. The first tour, directed by Jillian Moseman, ’10, and Virginia Melvin, ’10, and featuring works from the American Wing of the museum, was held on March 4. 2010.
Co-authored Art History Department Student Handbook. 2009-2010.
Organized Panel Discussion with participating artists for “11/9-9/11: Berlin/New York.” November 3. 2009. Exhibition curated by Jo-Wood Brown, President, Artists Exchange International. Hewitt Art Gallery of Art: Marymount Manhattan College. November 2-December 1, 2009.
Attended Integrative Learning Conference. Association of American Colleges and Universities (with Profs. Sue Behrens and Cecilia Feilla). Atlanta, Georgia. October 22-24. 2009.
Conceived of, organized, and co-chaired (with Melissa Benca): Internship in the Visual Arts Symposium. October 8. 2009. Invited representatives from five New York City museums, galleries, and non-profit arts organizations to meet with Art and Art History students and discuss securing internships in the visual arts.
Represented Art History department at Fall 2009 Open House, October 3, 2009.
Led Graduate School Workshop for Art History majors. October 2, 2009.
Led session on “Writing the Three Essays” in Writing Seminar Workshop (directed by Prof. Martha Sledge). August 24. 2009.
Contributed “Envisioning the Liberal Arts” to What is the Meaning of Liberal Arts? Marymount Manhattan Reflections – Handbook for Learning Communities. Fall 2009.