Welcome to the Graduate Program in Painting
The Department of Art and Art History offers a program of courses leading to a master of fine arts degree in painting. The MFA program is directed at students who are prepared to complete their professional training at the highest level.
What happens when you graduate? Class of 2012
Lennie Mullaney is teaching plein aire painting classes at The Sanctuary in Eliot, ME. She has rented a studio in the Button Factory in Portsmouth and is showing at local galleries and with the NH Art Association. Lennie is also rehabbing an art and craftsman bungalow home while trying to paint en plein aire as much as possible.
Liz Wilson continues to paint plein aire and in her studio. She has 2 exhibitions coming up in August: 2 Artists, 5 Locations, 20 Paintings: New Landscapes by Jesse Thomas and Liz Wilson at the Main Street Art Gallery in Newfields, NH (Jesse Thomas is also a MFA graduate of 2012); and Impressions at the Stone Church in Newmarket, NH. Liz also currently has a piece in the Ogunquit Art Association Regional Juried Show at the Barn Gallery, York, ME and has put work in and helped organized a music and art show at Studio 310 in Northampton, MA. She is busy applying for teaching positions. Her updated website is www.lizwilsonart.com.
Where Are They Now?
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Rebecca Kallem, Class of 2008 - Lecturer of Drawing, George Washington University; painting instructor, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD
Michelle Arnold Paine, Class of 2007 - Adjunct Instructor in painting, drawing, & art history at several colleges in the greater Boston area
Jesse Lindenberger-Schutz, Class of 2004 - Artist, New York City
Jennifer O'Connell, Class of 2004 - Development & Marketing Assistant, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst, MA
Nicole McCormick Santiago, Class of 2003 - Assistant Professor, College of William and Mary; recently granted membership to First Street Gallery, New York, NY.
Please visit the links at the right to learn more about the graduate program.