Job Appointments

IDSVA Student and Alumni Jobs

We are proud to share these recent job announcements for both students and alumni.

IDSVA’s innovative mix of intensive residencies and online live seminar instruction means that IDSVA students can keep their jobs and advance their careers while pursuing a top-level PhD in the humanities.

IDSVA alumni are employed in the following ways:
         57% full-time academic
         20% part-time academic
         20% full-time non-academic
         3% not seeking

Nancy Wellington Bookhart

Nancy Wellington Bookhart

Alumni

Appointed Grantwriter and Adjunct Professor of Art at Delaware State University.

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Marvin Milián

Marvin Milián

Student

Appointment: Director of Operations of College of Arts and Humanities, College of Natural and Social Sciences, Adult Degree Completion and Online Undergraduate Studies at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA

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George Orwel

George Orwel

Alumni

Appointment: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Literature at Hunter College, New York.

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Mary Mazurek

Mary Mazurek

Alumni

Appointment: Assistant Professor of Digital Audio Arts at The University of Lethbridge.

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Sheila Rae Neal

Sheila Rae Neal

Alumni

Appointment: Assistant Professor, Art Department, Graphic Design & New Media at SUNY Potsdam.

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Lisa Williamson

Lisa Williamson

Alumni

Appointment: Full Professor: 2D and 3D Design, University of Memphis, TN.

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Alaina Plowdrey Forehand

Alaina Plowdrey Forehand

Student

Appointment: Department Head of Visual Arts at Pensacola State College.

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Jessica Rodríguez Colón

Jessica Rodríguez Colón

Alumni

Appointment: Professor of Art History for the Harlem Clemente course in the Humanities in collaboration with Bard College.

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Ana Fernandez Miranda Texidor

Ana Fernandez Miranda Texidor

Alumni

Adjunct Instructor Drawing and Spatial Perception and Visual Poetics Workshop at Catholic University. Quito

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Shana Dumont Garr

Shana Dumont Garr

Student

Designed and teaching the course "The Impact of Technology on Nineteenth-Century American Art" at Emerson College, Spring 2024.

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Lisa Tremaine

Lisa Tremaine

Student

Presentation: “Dis-placement through the lens of Adrian Piper’s‘Everything’ Series” at the annual Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture Conference being held at Brown University April 4-6, 2024.

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Rowynn Dumont

Rowynn Dumont

Alumni

Appointed Teaching Artist for "ArtShare New York City," with support for the New York State Arts & Culture Fund.

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Rachael M Rollson

Rachael M Rollson

Alumni

Appointed to the board of the Good Life Center. March 2023.

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Rikiesha Metzger

Rikiesha Metzger

Student

Appointed Adjunct Faculty at Morgan State University, Department of Fine and Performing Arts.

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Elliot Bowers

Elliot Bowers

Student

Appointed Instructor at College of DuPage in the fine arts program.

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Jessica Wagner

Jessica Wagner

Student

Appointed Art Instructor South Suburban College.

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Margaret Coleman

Margaret Coleman

Alumni

Appointed Co-President and Chief Ideation officer of One Arts.

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Athena Rebecca Axiomakaros

Athena Rebecca Axiomakaros

Student

Appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History at CUNY-Kingsborough Community College.

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Amy Schuessler

Amy Schuessler

Student

Appointed the Executive Gallery Director at ROY G BIV Gallery for Emerging Artists.

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Kate Farrington

Kate Farrington

Alumni

Promoted to Associate Professor at Montserrat College of Art.

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Gregory Steel

Gregory Steel

Alumni

Promotion: Full Professor and Chair of the Fine Arts Department, Indiana University Kokomo.

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Mike Adams

Mike Adams

Alumni

Appointment: Teaching "Still Life and Floral Painting in oils" at the Kirkland Arts Center in Kirkland, Washington.

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Amy Keely

Amy Keely

Student

Appointed Assistant Professor at Lansing Community College.

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Kylie Ellis Cariddi

Kylie Ellis Cariddi

Student

Appointment: American Art at Eastern Connecticut State University.

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Taliesin Thomas

Taliesin Thomas

Alumni

Appointed: Critical Forum Program Director, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY

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Joni Doherty

Joni Doherty

Alumni

Appointed Senior Program Officer for the Kettering Foundation's Democracy and the Arts Program.

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Jason Hoelscher

Jason Hoelscher

Alumni

Appointment: Tenured Assistant Professor and Gallery Director at Georgia Southern University.

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Brooke Grabiec

Brooke Grabiec

Alumni

Founder of The GlassHouse.

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Emily Lauren Putnam

Emily Lauren Putnam

Alumni

Appointment: Assistant Professor in Digital Media at Maynooth University.

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Jessica Doyle

Jessica Doyle

Alumni

Appointed as a "Subject Matter Expert" (course content builder) and Professor of Art Theory with Tiffin University. Tiffin, OH.

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Jennifer Rissler

Jennifer Rissler

Alumni

Appointed the Interim Executive Director at 500 Capp Street.

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Josenilson Santana

Josenilson Santana

Alumni

Appointed: Tenured Associate Professor at Abilene Christian University.

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Heather E. Dunn

Heather E. Dunn

Alumni

Appointment: Adjunct CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College.

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Gregory Blair

Gregory Blair

Alumni

Appointment: Associate Professor of Art at Northern State University.

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Conny Bogaard

Conny Bogaard

Alumni

Appointment: Executive Director, Western Kansas Community Foundation.

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Homer Charles Arnold

Homer Charles Arnold

Alumni

Appointment: Art History Instructor at California State University - San Bernardino.

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Kathryn A. McFadden

Kathryn A. McFadden

Alumni

Appointment: Adjunct Faculty at The Barnes Foundation

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Mary Anne Davis

Mary Anne Davis

Alumni
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Leonie Bradbury

Leonie Bradbury

Alumni

Appointment: Foster Chair in Contemporary Art Theory and Practice and Distinguished Curator-in-Residence at Emerson College.

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Jennifer Ford

Jennifer Ford

Alumni

President Jennifer Ford Art Advisors and President Choice Designs

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Toni-Lee Sangastiano

Toni-Lee Sangastiano

Alumni

Promotion: Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Art & Art History at Georgetown University.


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Tania Romero

Tania Romero

Alumni

Appointment: Assistant Teaching Professor at Villanova University, PA in the Communication Department (Courses: Film Analysis and Video Production).

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Louise Carrie Wales

Louise Carrie Wales

Alumni

Appointment: Co-Director of Global Programs + Art Faculty at Greenwich Country Day School.

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yonTande Whitney V. Hunter

yonTande Whitney V. Hunter

Alumni

Appointment: Coordinator of African Diasporic Dance Series (Temple University).

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Mersedé Mirshamsi

Mersedé Mirshamsi

Student

Appointed in house UX/UI Experience Designer at Ralph Lauren. New York, NY 2022.

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Neely Patton

Neely Patton

Student

Promotion: Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. Lakewood, CO.

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Jeffery Siemers

Jeffery Siemers

Student

Appointment: Visiting Researcher at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain.

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Terrence Phearse

Terrence Phearse

Student

Appointment: Chief of Staff, The Studio Museum in Harlem, reporting to the Director and Chief Curator, Thelma Golden.

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LardEian

LardEian

Alumni

Founder of an Immersive Museum: Welcome to the Lardverse.

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