What Does One Do With A Studio Art Major?

Middlebury graduates go on to a wide range of careers – often, but not necessarily, related to their major. Here are a sampling of Middlebury graduates who majored in Studio Art.  Studio Art majors can end up in a broad array of careers, pointing to the flexibility of a liberal arts degree.

Erin Archard ‘07 - Manager of Clinical Affairs at Shaser BioScience

Anne Brahic ‘94 - M.F.A in Set Design at NYU; now is the Director of Exhibitions at the Kimball Art Center and is a Set Designer with Music & Entertainment, including production designer events such as the CMT Music Awards, the Miss America Pageant, Miss America, the Superbowl Pre-game/Half-time shows, and the Teen Choice Awards

Pamela Chew ‘04 - Public Relations Manager, Timepieces and Jewelry at Gucci

Delia Conache ‘06 - Studied at Rhode Island School of Design and the University of Texas at Austin, receiving her Master of Architecture, she now is an Architectural Designer at Robert A.M. Stern Architects

Hilary Cunningham '12 - M.S. Candidate in Agriculture, Food, and Environment at Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts

Matt Corrente ‘07 - Executive Chef at Bluebird Tavern

Emily Dawson ‘09 - M.S. in Sustainability Management from Columbia University; and is now a Program Analyst at the Helmsely Charitable Trust

Ashley Evans ‘07 - Graphic Designer at Littleton Coin Company

Michelle Fechtor ‘11 - Market Research Analyst at Global Gateways Advisors; Analyst at Texas Investment Consultancy

Brett Foreman ‘07 - Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

Aaron Gensler ‘08 - M.Arch at Cornell University

Emily Gray ‘11 - Worked as a Corps Member for Teach for America in Colorado Springs; now is a Senior Coordinator for Recruiting for Unlocking Potential in Boston

Sarah Hatfield ‘09 - Teacher at Birch Wathen Lenox School

Daniel Houghton ‘06 - M.F.A. from Goddard College; Visiting Lecturer in Film & Media Culture at Middlebury College

Ki Chan Lee ‘12 - Artist Assistant at Buster Simpson

Lilah Leopold ‘12 - Education and Public Progams Intern a the Chinati Foundation

Blake Lyons ‘05 - Received his M.F.A. in Illustration/Visiual Development for Animation from the Academy of Art University; now is a Character Concept Artists at Toys for Bob – creators of the new Skylanders video game and toy franchise

Avery McNiff ‘12 - Sustainability Communications and Outreach Coordinator at Middlebury College

Trista McGetrick ‘06 - Received her BM in Voice at the University of Louisville; Lecturer in E.S.L at Penn State University

Sam Dakota Miller ‘09 - M.F.A in Visual and Performing Arts from Columbia University; and is now Teaching Assistant at Columbia

Anjelika Paranjpe ‘05 - Creative Director at Brit + Co

Jon Portman '12 - Designer and Animator, Owner of Jon Portman Design, LLC, http://www.jonportman.com/

Emily Reed ‘11 - Media Project Coordinator at Boulder Housing Partners

Celey Schumer ‘09 - Master’s Degree in Engineering at Tufts University; now is a self-employed actor

Shane Scranton '13 - Founder & CEO of Lightwell, LLC, co-founder & CEO of IrisVR, Inc., http://www.shanescranton.com/
Ryan Scura ‘11 - Filmmaker; Director of The Granite Stroke, an independent documentary

Kaitlin Surdoval '12 - Marketing at STORIS, Inc., co-founder of Concussions Speak, a non-profit online community for athletes to share their concussion stories

David Sharp ‘04 - Master of Industrial Design at Rhode Island School of Design

Natasha Woodworth ‘11 - Parsons School of Design for Fashion and Apparel; now is an Assistant Sportswear Designer at Patagonia

Jennifer Yamane ‘09 - Master of Arts Teaching degree from George Mason University