Persephone Allen (MA ‘17) was recently promoted to curator of programs and engagement and the American Folk Art Museum.

Natalie DeQuarto (MA ‘21) was appointed assistant curator at the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, CT.

Andrew Gardner (MA ‘15) was part of the curatorial team for Automania at MoMA, along with former faculty member Juliet Kinchin.

Savannah’s Telfair Museums appointed Elyse Gerstenecker (MA ‘08) curator of historical collections.

Anne Hilker (PhD ‘21) presented a talk about “Erica Wilson: The Original Hand Embroidery Influencer” for the Royal School of Needlework in September. Hilker and her husband, the Honorable Robert D. Sack, also welcomed current PhD candidate Diane Yang back to the US this fall after two years in Shanghai.

Pallavi Patke (MA ‘18) recently started a new job as a conversation designer for AI-driven chatbots.

Ann Marguerite Tartsinis (MA ‘11, Bard Graduate Center Gallery Associate Curator, 2010–16) has been awarded a Terra Foundation for American Art Research Travel Grant to conduct research in London and Paris for her Stanford University Department of Art and Art History dissertation entitled “Modernism in Pieces: Transatlantic Visual Culture Between the Wars.”

Katie Tycz (MA ‘13) was awarded an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She will be working on her postdoctoral project on printed prayers in Italy, 1460–1660 at the Humanities Center at the Moore Institute.

Madeline Warner (MA ‘20)
accepted a position as development associate in institutional giving at MoMA.

Designing Motherhood by Michelle Millar Fisher and Amber Winick (MA’ 13) has been published by MIT Press. Her exhibition of the same name is open at the Center for Architecture and Design until November 13 and the Mütter Museum until May 1, 2022.