May 13, 2019

School of Art 2019 Commencement

Yale School of Art

Yale University. Photo: Sara Abbaspour (Photography MFA '19).

The Yale School of Art celebrates its upcoming graduating class. With a Commencement address by curator, author, and scholar Sarah Lewis.

The 2019 candidates for the Degree of Master of Fine Arts:

Graphic Design: Micah Barrett, Severin Bunse, Evan Chang, Hyung Cho, Dho Yee Chung, Simone Cutrí, Emma Gregoline, Willis Kingery, David Knowles, Zhongkai Li, Rosa McElheny, Zack Robbins, Haeok Shin, Soomin Shon, Hua Shu, Tania Alvarez Zaldivar, Liyan Zhao

Painting/Printmaking: Kim Altomare, Braeden Bailey, Ana Benaroya, Jacob Broussard, Dominic Chambers, Gabrielle D'Angelo, Edi Dai, Alex Gibson, Ian Goldsborough, Phoebe Helander, Lyndsey Marko, Emile Mausner, Amaryllis DeJesus Moleski, Rebecca Ness, Esteban Pérez, Lauren Quin, Tajh Rust, Leila Seyedzadeh, Mike Shultis, Blair Whiteford

Photography: Sara Abbaspour, Genesis Báez, Molly Berman, Felix Davey, Brian Galderisi, Rodrigo Lopez Gomez, Kaitlin Maxwell, Chase Middleton, Angel Pedro, Kanthy Peng

Sculpture: Kristoffer Ala-Ketola, Nicki Cherry, Kerri Conlon, Alfredo Diaz, Azza El Siddique, Emilie Gossiaux, Petra Hjartardottir, Coral Saucedo Lomelí, Catalina Ouyang, Diego Palacios, Suzanna Zak

About commencement speaker Sarah Lewis
Sarah Lewis is a curator, author, scholar, and assistant professor at Harvard University in the department of the history of art and architecture and the department of African and African-American studies. She is the guest editor of the landmark “Vision & Justice” issue of Aperture (2016), which received the 2017 Infinity Award for Critical Writing and Research from the International Center of Photography. Before joining the faculty at Harvard, Lewis served as a Critic at the Yale School of Art, and held curatorial positions at The Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Tate Modern, London. Lewis is also the author of The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery (2014) and her articles on race, contemporary art, and culture have been published in many academic journals as well as The New Yorker, the New York Times, Artforum, Art in America, and for the Smithsonian, The Museum of Modern Art, and Rizzoli. Her next book, on Frederick Douglass, is forthcoming from Harvard University Press.

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