Art Student and Alum News
Susan Czechowski sends news of alums and current students.
Art Education major Emily Morrell interned at the Saint Louis Art Museum this summer in the Art Education Department.
Art major Ashley Merchant interned at Def Jam Recordings in NYC this summer.
Art Education major Ashley VanDeCasteele interned for Quad City Arts this past summer for the third time.
Alum Tyanna Buie , BA Art 2006, just completed a residency at the Womens Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY. Tyanna is also exhibiting in a two woman show at the WIU Art Gallery from September 25 to October 25.
Alum Kihyun Kwon, BFA Art 2011, just completed his first year at Arizona State University working on his MFA in printmaking. Kihyun is from Korea, came to WIU’s WESL program and is all around fabulous. After the Tsunami hit Japan last year and his family’s finances were unsecured, ASU have him a scholarship to attend their program.