Alumni

All Brown alumni are automatically lifelong members of the Brown Alumni Association (BAA), which seeks to unite alumni efforts in support of Brown by nurturing each alumna and alumnus’s relationships with the University and with other alumni. Most of the programs and services described on the BAA website receive funding from and/or were created by the BAA. At the Brown Alumni Association, all alumni are automatically members.
http://alumni.brown.edu/

Melissa E. Buron, BA '05

Congratulations to Melissa E. Buron (BA '05) on her exhibition at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and on the publication of her book:  Truth & Beauty: the Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters.  Melissa is an Associate Curator at the FAMSF.

Tanya Sheehan, PhD '05

Tanya Sheehan (PhD '05) named Director of Research at the Lunder Institute for American Art at Colby College.
http://www.colby.edu/news/2018/05/04/colby-college-names-tanya-sheehan-as-distinguished-scholar-and-director-of-research-at-the-lunder-institute-for-american-art/

Estelle Lingo, PhD '99

Estelle Lingo, PhD '99 appointed as Andrew W. Mellon Professor, National Gallery of Art, 2016-2018.
https://www.nga.gov/research/casva/research-projects/research-reports-archive/lingo-2016-2017.html

Sarah Rovang, PhD '16

The Society of Architectural Historians has named Brown University alumna Sarah Rovang as the 2017 H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellow. The $50,000 fellowship award allows an emerging scholar to travel the world for one year to experience architecture and landscapes firsthand.

Jay Clarke, PhD '99

Congratulations to Jay Clarke, PhD '99, who will take up a position as Curator in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the Chicago Art Institute this Spring.  Jay is currently the Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Sterling and Francine Clark Institute (the Clark) in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where she has been since 2009. 

Nathaniel Stein, PhD '12

Nathaniel Stein, PhD '12,  has been appointed Associate Curator of Photography at the Cincinnati Art Museum

Tiffany Zabludowicz '14

Alumna Tiffany Zabludowicz '14 curates "STRAY"  an exhibition that brings together five artists who are re-contextualizing the human body and the ways it is affected in the contemporary technological era.

Anna Gabriela Rodriguez '13

Anna Gabriela Rodriguez '13, completed an MA degree last year under the supervision of Prof. Pierre Wat and received a “Mention Très Bien” on her thesis on the connections between Spanish Caribbean and European art of the mid-19th  to mid-twentieth century. Since then she has worked as a graduate student intern at Zwirner Gallery, NYC.

Sarah Joan Moran P.hD. '10

Congratulations to Sarah Joan Moran P.hD. '10 ,  who has been appointed Assistant Professor of Early Modern Art History at the University of Utrecht.

John Turner (PhD 1997)

John Turner (PhD 1997), Visiting Lecturer at the Heron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis
http://www.herron.iupui.edu/john-turner

Carter E. Foster (MA 1991)

Carter E. Foster (MA 1991), is curator of drawing at the Whitney   Museum of Art

Suzanne Karr Schmidt (BA 2001, PhD Yale University)

Suzanne Karr Schmidt (BA 2001, PhD Yale University), is George Amos Poole III Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts at teh Newberry Library in Chicago

Mitchell Merling (MA 1986, PhD 1992)

Mitchell Merling (MA 1986, PhD 1992),

Paul Mellon Curator and Head of the Department of European Art, at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

 

http://vmfa.museum/statewide/faculty-member/dr-mitchell-merling/

Benedict Leca (PhD '04)

Benedict Leca (PhD '04),  is the Executive Director of the Redwood Library and Atheneaum
http://www.redwoodlibrary.org/article/2014/11/21/redwood-announces-new-executive-director

Lisa Tom (PhD, '14)

Lisa Tom (PhD, '14),  has been named Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Rhode Island

Martha Tedeschi (BA HIAA 1980)

Martha Tedeschi (BA HIAA 1980, PhD Northwestern University), Named Director of the Harvard Art Museums
http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2016/03/harvard-art-museums-director-named/

David A. Brenneman (PhD'95)

David A. Brenneman  (PhD'95) Director at IU Art Museum
http://inside.indiana.edu/editors-picks/arts-humanities/2015-08-19-new-iuam-director.shtml

Ryan Wong (BA '10)

Ryan Wong (BA '10), A Curator we should know about!
http://www.complex.com/art-design/2014/06/young-curators-you-should-know-about/ryan-wong

Bibiana K. Obler (BA Brown '96, PhD,  UC Berkeley)

Bibiana K. Obler (BA Brown '96, PhD, UC Berkeley), Assistant Professor of Art History, George Washington University, has published Intimate Collaborations: Gender, Craft and the History of Abstraction (Yale University Press, 2014).

Jessica Maier (BA Brown '96, PhD Columbia University)

Jessica Maier (BA Brown '96, PhD Columbia University), is now Associate Professor of the History of Art, Mount Holyoke College.

Sonja Drimmer (BA Brown '03, PhD Columbia University)

Sonja Drimmer (BA Brown '03, PhD Columbia University), is now Assistant Professor of the History of Medieval Art and Architecture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Jiren Feng (PhD '06)

Jiren Feng (PhD '06), has accepted a position at the University of Hawaii, Hilo where he has been teaching for several years as a temp.

Fan Zhang (PhD '11)

Fan Zhang (PhD '11), has accepted the position of Associate Curator of Asian Art at the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida.

Suzanne Scanlan (PhD '10)

Suzanne Scanlan (PhD '10), a lecturer at the Rhode Island School of Design, has had her essay, "The Devil in the Refectory: Bodies Imagined and the Oblates of Tor de' Specchi in Quattrocento Rome", included in a new collection edited by Richard Raiswell with Peter Dendle, The Devil in Society in Premodern Europe (Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Victoria University in the University of Toronto, 2012).

Horace Brockington (MA)

Horace Brockington (MA) has published a new book, "Jeu Du Cartes: Artistic Practices in Southern Europe 1939-42".

Amanda Lahikainen (PhD '11)

Amanda Lahikainen (PhD '11), has accepted a position as Assistant Professor, at Aquinas College in Michigan. She will begin on July 1st, 2012.

Rustam Mehta & Tal Schori

Rustam Mehta & Tal Schori are proud to share with you our new website—GRTArchitects.com—where you can see our first built projects and a preview of what’s on the boards. A lot has happened in our first year—we set up shop above a gin distillery in Brooklyn, hired our first employee and won an AIA award for our renovation of Fashion Tower in Manhattan.