Rachel Aubuchon, BA Art History 2011, has been awarded a competitive internship at the St. Louis Art Museum for summer 2012. Rachel is currently a graduate student studying for her Master of Arts in Art History at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
Rebecca Steiner, Art History major, has been accepted to the Graduate Program in Art History at the University of Florida and, she is in the running both for graduate funding in the Art History Department and for a Graduate Assistantship at the U-FL Debate Team!
Katie McElfresh, BA Art History 2011, has been promoted at Nixa Parks and Recreation and has added a new title to her current position as Summer Camp Director: Katie is now also the Recreation Specialist. As Summer Camp Director, Katie has strongly incorporated her art and art history training; she directs and instructs many art-related activities, and she also coordinates art historical activities and demonstrations for the middle school children at the camp, often with our art history majors as volunteers. As Recreation Specialist, Katie will be implementing even more such programs, along with community planning.
Megan Kirsop, BA Art History 2010, who is pursuing her MA in Art History at the University of Florida, has just been awarded a full assistantship in her graduate program.
Ashley Sayers, BA in Art History, has been offered the position of Gallery Attendant at the new Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. Ashley graduated cum laude in Spring 2011 with a major in Art History and a minor in Antiquies.
Advanced photography student, Natalie Treadwell, was enrolled in Bruce West’s ART 358, Studio Photography class last spring semester. In this class she learned lighting techniques for various commercial applications of photography including product photography. Armed with this knowledge, Natalie secured her first freelance assignment, photographing gourmet cupcakes for Celeste Dolci, Hevenly Sweets, a company based in Spokane, WA.