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Alumni Profiles

  • Ryan Arthurs '05

    Ryan and three friends run Houseboat Press, publishing books for young and emerging photographers.
  • Lauren Melo Barach '02

    Conservation & Museum Services Coordinator at the Seattle Art Museum
  • Jack Becker '86

    Jack Becker, Joslyn Art Museum Executive Director
  • Alexis Burck '00

    Alexis Burck has used her studio art major as a springboard to a career in architecture
  • Alison and David Cameron '95

    Many art majors go on to careers outside of art. Alison and David Cameron, who were both Studio Art majors, went into medicine.
  • Nat Case '88

    Nat Case '88 maps the spaces we live in at Hedberg Maps
  • Greg Chaimov '78

    Greg Chaimov '78 found that his Art History major was an ideal foundation for a law career.
  • Stuart Comer '90

    Stuart Comer is the film curator at Tate Modern in London
  • Claire D'Alba '01

    Claire D'Alba is an Assistant Curator for the Art in Embassies Program at the United States Department of State in Washington, DC.
  • Matt Diehl '90

    Since graduating with honors in Art History from Carleton, L.A.-based Matt Diehl has become one of the preeminent writers on pop culture.
  • Ned Dodington '03

    Museums, Small Business, Design and Collaboration
  • Julia Elsas - '00

    Julia Elsas - Printmaker and educator
  • Jason Engdahl '00

    Jason Engdahl graduated with an art history degree from Carleton in 2000. Shortly thereafter he moved to New York City to find his fortune.
  • Dana Friis-Hansen '83

    Dana Friis-Hansen is currently director of Grand Rapids Art Museum in Michigan.
  • Sonja Sokol Fürész '99

    Sonja Sokol Fürész took a position as a preservation planner at BOLA Architecture + Planning in Seattle.
  • Claire Gerhard '82

    Full circle career - now back at the Whitney Museum
  • Claire Gilman '93

    Curator, Drawing Center in New York
  • Ben Glenn '86

    Ben Glenn '86 says, "majoring in Art History at Carleton was one of the best things I ever did."
  • Carrie (Gloudemans) Hahnel '00

    Director of Research and Policy, Education Trust—West
  • Mel Griffin '01

    Mel Griffin '01 Winner of the Society for Contemporary Craft’s 2011 LEAP Award.
  • Genevieve Hanson '03

    Genevieve Hanson '03 is a freelance photographer who specializes in documenting works of art
  • Lizzie Hayward '03

    Working as a pediatric neuropsychologist
  • Jing He '02

    Jing He '02 works at the intersection of technology, art, and dance, developing interactive installations for Art+Com in Berlin
  • Jen Hersh '83

    From Studio Art major to Master's in Art History to Speech Pathologist - dramatic career twists
  • Britta Johnson '97

    Britta Johnson is a stop-motion animator in Seattle, WA.
  • Sierra Kaag '05

    Curatorial and Exhibitions Assistant for the Trust, Lakeland Arts Trust
  • Andy Kukura '98

    Andy Kukura ’98 Producer, Northern Light Productions, Boston, MA
  • Harold Kyle '98

    Founded Boxcar Press which specializes in letterpress printing for the 21st century
  • Ben Lenzner '02

    Now living in Wellington, New Zealand and exploring the intersection of recent digital video technologies, human rights and social activism and the practitioners pushing the boundaries of new forms of documentary representation.
  • Avni Madhok '03

    Earns Doctorate in Pharmacology
  • Rich Merritt '88

    Rich Merritt fuses robotics, mathematics, semiotics, and more in his installations and research
  • Marissa Miller '05

    With an MBA, Miller landed a job at the MIA.
  • Dara Moskowitz '92

    Dara Moskowitz writes about food and wine for Minnesota Monthly.
  • Ned Puchner '98

    Curator of Exhibitions for the McKissick Museum,University of South Carolina
  • Laura Merrick Roe '98

    Opened Viridor Design Paper Arts Studio in June 2010 in Flagstaff.
  • Amy Smallenberger Ross '89

    Amy designs, validates, and refines McKinsey’s recruiting process
  • Marilyn Stokstad '50

    Marilyn Stokstad Professor Emeritus at U of Kansas, author of textbook "Art History."
  • Amy Gossow Van Ry '88

    Foundations Officer for the Environmental Defense Fund
  • Derek Wolff '92

    Head of Strategic Product Development at Nuveen, a very large asset management firm
  • Melinda Yale '02

    New York artist Melinda Yale’s studio projects include prints, works of handmade paper, drawings, installation and artist books.