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Pottery at 2015 Liberal Arts Symposium
Photo by TJ Chance-Chin '15

Career Outcomes

Places where Juniata graduates from the Art Department have recently been employed include:

  • The G2 Gallery, Los Angeles: Operations Manager 
  • Antique Boat Museum: Curatorial Assistant
  • Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh 
  • Farnsworth Art Museum: Membership Coordinator
  • Georgia Gwinnett College: Assistant Professor of Art
  • Kish Bank: Marketing and Communication Specialist
  • Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art: Finance Coordinator
  • Montserrat Galleries: Assistant Curator
  • Shaw Galleries, Pittsburgh 
  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston: Assistant for the Education Resource Center
  • Padula Designs: Art Producer and Founder
  • Rex Energy: Staff Accountant
  • Save It!: Founder
  • StorageLogic of Maryland: Consultant
  • Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic: Photographer
  • World Chess Hall of Fame: Vice President of Exhibitions and Curatorial Affairs

Post-Secondary Education

Places where Juniata graduates from the Art Department have recently attended a full- or part-time graduate program include:

Museum Studies:

  • Baylor University
  • Carnegie Mellon
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • George Washington University
  • Institute of the Arts, Philadelphia
  • New York University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • San Francisco Art Institute
  • Seton Hall University
  • Texas Tech University
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Arizona
  • Syracuse University

Art History:

  • Bowling Green State University
  • Case Western University
  • George Washington University
  • New York University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Richmond, The American University in London
  • Rutgers University
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Pittsburgh


Our Recent Graduates

Christy Altland ’18, who studied history and museum studies at Juniata, was accepted to earn her master’s degree at Durham University's conservation of archaeological and museum objects program.

Olivia Stentz '18 is pursuing her master's degree in art education at Kutztown University. 

Lydia Steuart '18 is employed as an educator at the Jane Addams Hull House Museum in Chicago, Illinois. 

Jane Shapiro '18 is interning at CulturalDC in development and at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. 

Haven Diehl '18, who created a POE in paleontology and museum studies at Juniata, is employed as a part-time curatorial assistant at Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. 

Jen Hochuli '17 was accepted into museum studies programs at three graduate schools: George Washington, Seton Hall, and the State University of New York at Buffalo State; she is currently pursuing a graduate degree at Seton Hall.

Amanda Matta '17 is pursuing her master's degree in museum leadership at Drexel University. 

Kien Le '17 is pursuing his master's degree in film studies at Ohio University. 

Ann Ordiway '19 is employed as an instructional associate at the Syracuse University Art Galleries. She enrolled in the graduate program in museum studies at the same university.

Kate Passannante '16 was admitted to the master's program for art conservation at Northumbria University. 

Emma Campbell ’16 is pursuing a graduate degree in museum studies at George Washington University. She is also interning in the public engagement department at Hirshhorn Museum.

Jonah Plymire ’16 has illustrated a children’s book, What is a Colly Wobble? by Tina Hague, which will be published in fall 2017. He also obtained his Pennsylvania teaching certification for K-12 and is employed teaching art at Rohrerstown Elementary School.

Alison Shannon ’16, who studied history and museum studies at Juniata, is pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Manchester Museum and Gallery Studies program.

Rika Opio '15 is employed at Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Liz Faust '15 is completing her Master of Fine Arts degree in curatorial studies in MICA. 

Shelby Miller '15 is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in art history at the University of Arizona, where she is a teaching assistnat. She has also served as an adjunct professor at Pima Community College in Arizona. 

Brandon Reis '15 is studying contemporary art and art business through the dual-degree master's program at Sotheby's Institute of Art in New York. 

Elena Ostock '14 was awarded a fellowship to work and study at Thomas Cole National Historic Site. 

Ariel Cooper '14 earned her master's degree in art therapy at Marywood University and currently works as a therapist at Concern Counseling in Lewisburg, Pa. 


Faculty Awards

Karen Rosell

  • 2009 D.C. Goodman Grant
  • 2004 Who's Who Among America's Teachers
  • 1997 Beachley Distinguished Teaching Award
  • 1996 University of Richmond Alumni Achievement for Excellence in the Arts
  • 1989 Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching

Jennifer Streb

  • 2016 Chosen to participate in the Kress Foundation funded Summer Teacher’s Institute in Technical Art History workshop at Yale University
  • 2016 Membership in Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society
  • 2014 Henry and Joan Gibbel Award for Distinguished Teaching, Juniata College
  • 2014 Short-term Research Fellowship at Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
  • 2011 Recipient, D.C. Goodman Summer Research Award. To work with a student on exhibition research for "Minna Citron: The Uncharted Course from Realism to Abstraction."
  • 2010 The Marshall Fishwick Travel Grant to Popular Culture Studies/American Culture Studies Research Collections
  • 2010 Chosen as participant in the Center for Workshops in Chemical Sciences Chemistry of Art workshop
  • 2009 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship 

Monika Malewska

  •  2016 IAU College Resident Fellows Program, Fellowship Award, Aix-en-Provence, France
  •  2015 Working Artist Grant/Art Purchase Award, April 2015 Artist Recipient; Working Artist Org.
  •  2014 Artist Residency Award at Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia, Venice Italy

Bethany Benson

  • 2013 recipient of the Henry and Joan Gibbel Award for Distinguished Teaching, Juniata College