Art + Design Alumni

Below is a list of some of our recent alumni, organized by degree program.

Art Education

Art History

Crafts

Graphic Design

Industrial Design

Studio Art, New Media, Photography

Art Education

Angela Inez Baldus, MA in Art Education, 2018

Albert Stabler, PhD in Art Education, 2018
Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University

Kamila Glowacki, MA in Art Education, 2018
Education Coordinator, Krannert Art Museum

Hong-An Wu, PhD in Art Education, 2017
Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Dallas, TX

Jeff Horwat, PhD in Art Education, 2016
Assistant Professor, Indiana University, South Bend, IN

Wasana Sriprachya-Anunt, PhD in Art Education, 2016
Lecturer, Thammasat University, Thailand

Cesar Pena-Iguavita, PhD in Art Education, 2015
Assistant Professor, Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Columbia

Yu-Tsu Chen, PhD in Art Education, 2015
Courtesy Assistant Professor, University of Oregon

Susan Livingston, PhD, in Art Education, 2015
Adjunct Professor Indiana State University

Brad Olson, PhD in Art Education, 2015
Instructor, Eastern Illinois University

Jennifer Bergmark, PhD in Art Education, 2013
Coordinator, Art Education and Clinical Experience
School of Art and Design, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Stephanie Danker, PhD in Art Education, 2012
Assistant Professor of Art Education, Miami University, Oxford, OH

Christina Chin, PhD in Art Education, 2010
Associate Professor, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Michelle Bae-Dimitriadis, PhD in Art Education, 2009
Associate Professor, Buffalo State University, NY

April Munson, PhD in Art Education, 2009
Associate Professor, Kennesaw State University, GA

Martina Riedler, PhD in Art Education, 2009
Associate Professor, Cankkale Onsezkis Mart University, Turkey

David Nyaberi, PhD in Art Education, 2008
Assistant Professor in Art at Lincoln University in Missouri

Olga Ivashkevich, PhD in Art Education, 2008
Associate Professor, University of South Carolina

Art History

Margaret Ewing, PhD in Art History, 2015
Curatorial Assistant at the Museum of Modern Art, NY

Rachel Fundator, BA in Art History, 2011; MA in Library Science, 2015
Current Position: Information Literacy Instructional Designer, Purdue University Libraries 

Abby Groth, MA in Art History, 2014
Adjunct Lecturer, College of Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

Miriam Kienle, PhD in Art History, 2014
Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky, KY

Adam Thomas, PhD in Art History, 2014
Curator of American Art, Palmer Museum of Art, PA

Megan Foster-Campbell, PhD in Art History, 2012
Associate Professor, Illinois Central College of Fine and Applied Arts, IL

Jennifer Langworthy, PhD in Art History, 2012
Associate Professor, Department of Art and Art History, Rockford University, Rockford, IL

Anisha Gupta, BA in Art History, 2012; MA in Conservation, University of Delaware, 2016
Current Position: Andrew Mellon Fellow in Paper Conservation, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Kristin Enright BA in Art History, 2011; MA in Museum Studies, Georgetown University, 2013
Current Position: Managing Educator for School Programs, Art Institute of Chicago

Sarah Eckhardt, PhD in Art History, 2011
Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Virginia

Laura Whatley, PhD in Art History, 2011
Assistant Professor, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI

Elizabeth Buhe, BA in Art History, 2008; PhD, New York University, 2018; Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow, Fordham University

Crafts

Jina Seo, MFA in Metal, 2016
Assistant Professor, Missouri State University, MO

Motoko Furuhashi, MFA in Metal, 2011
Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University, NM

Kerianne Quick, MFA in Metal, 2011
Assistant Professor, San Diego State University, CA

Kristi Rae Wilson, MFA in Metal, 2010
Visiting Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University, NM

Graphic Design

Amanda Sturgill, 2017
Arc Worldwide

Lisa Vuong, 2016
Experience Designer at Airbnb

Kathryn Anderson, 2016
Designer at Oracle

Taekyeom Lee, MFA in Graphic Design, 2014
Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University, NC

Maggie Michael, 2014
Digital Media & Graphic Designer at St. Louis Blues

Emelyn Baker, 2013
Senior Product Designer at AltSchool

Sanny Lin, 2013
People × Product

Hannah Burtness, 2012
Marketing Coordinator at Pulitzer Arts Foundation

Huang Li, MFA in Graphic Design, 2011
Assistant Professor, Beijing Institute of Clothing Technology, China

Vinay Srinivasan, 2011
Sr. Visual Designer @ Google

Christiana Chae, 2010
Product Design Manager at Facebook

Archana Shekara, MFA in Graphic Design, 2010
Assistant Professor, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Tirso Gamboa, 2009
Art Director at The Foundry @ Time Inc.

Industrial Design

Lana Rottler, IDSA, BFA in Industrial Design, 2014
Senior Industrial Designer at Presence From Innovation (PFI)
St. Louis, MO

Kaito Choy, BFA Industrial Design 2014
Industrial Designer at Whirlpool Corporation
Chicago, Illinois

Will Tham
Global Design Lead - Freshening at Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Chicago, IL

Hector Silva, BFA ID 2009 UIUC, MFA ID 2015 UIC
Research Associate Professor at University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN

Avani Miriyala, BFA ID 2014
Founder and UX Consultant at Avani Miriyala Strategy + Design
Austin, Texas

Brian Lang, MFA in Industrial Design, 2012
Interaction Designer, Philips, Pittsburgh, PA

Studio Arts, New Media, Photography

Veronica Clements, BFA in Painting, 2018
Teacher, Elgin Academy

Eli Craven, MFA in Photography, 2017
Adjunct Lecturer, Boise State University, ID

Chloe Torri, BFA in Painting, 2017
MFA Candidate, Arizona State University

Damaris Sky, BFA Painting 2017
MFA Candidate, Washington University in St. Louis

Evin DuBois, MFA in Sculpture, 2017
Faculty, Paducah School of Art and Design, Paducah, Kentucky

Angelo Ray Martinez, MFA in Painting, 2016
Adjunct Professor, Holy Cross College and Indiana University South Bend, ID

Yvette Mayorga, BFA in Sculpture, 2016
Independent Artist, Chicago, IL

Sara Alsum-Wassenaar, MFA in New Media, 2014
Visiting Assistant Professor, Hope College, Holland, MI

Xinran Yuan, MFA in Sculpture, 2014
Project Assistant at Cai Guo-Qiang Studio, New York, NY

High Sato, BFA in New Media, 2013
Artist/ Digital Services Assistant at Northbrook Public Library/ Associate Artistic Director at NON:op Open Opera Works

Kelly Delahanty, BFA in New Media, 2013
User Experience Designer at Administrative Information Technology Services at the University of Illinois

Amy Gilles, MFA in Painting, 2013
Assistant Professor of Art, Northwest Nazarene University, ID

Jim Graham, MFA in Painting, 2013
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, AZ

Laura Tanner-Graham, MFA in Painting, 2013
Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, AZ

Ben Hatcher, MFA in Painting, 2013
Exhibition Coordinator, New York University, NY

Jeff Kolar, BFA in New Media, 2010
Co-Founder of Radius and Artist, Chicago