Art and Art History Spotlight

Fine Arts Major (Sculpture)
How did you choose your major and why? As an undeclared student my first semester as a freshman, I explored a variety of classes and enrolled in a biology class which I immediately dropped after the first meeting. With a gap that needed to be filled, I registered for Professor Ben Cariens evening...
Studio Art Major
As an art major, Kaitlyn Grant ’20 of Somersworth, New Hampshire, is, in some ways, learning the same things over and over — but not out of redundancy. Instead it’s part of an arts education that allows students to hone their skills and develop their personal style. It’s why art students can...
Psychology and Studio Art Majors, Liberal Studies Masters | Library Services Specialist
What you are currently doing for work? I currently work at the UNH Dimond Library in the Circulation unit. I have a supporting role in training, scheduling and supervision of circulation student assistants. As an undergraduate I worked at the Dimond Library as a student assistant for one summer....
Fine Arts Major
A native of Dublin, N.H., Tejas Moses came to UNH because he wanted to maintain his relationships to people and places he had before college, while feeding his desire “for challenge and adventure and bliss.” Those and “a really good financial aid package” that included a prestigious Hamel...
Studio Art Major | Art Instructor and Artist
Describe what you are currently doing for work and how you got to this point. I teach art at Phillips Exeter Academy, where I have been an instructor in painting, printmaking and photography. I have been working there for almost 20 years. Prior to that, I worked at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston...
Studio Art Major | Self-Employed Artist
Matt's recent trip to Madagascar has inspired him to create artwork featuring the endangered radiated tortoise.
Art History and Geography Majors
Megan Cooper has either attended or worked at sleepaway camps more summers of her life than not. These experiences instilled in her “a love for environments created for kids to be themselves, grow, explore, create, and gain confidence and independence.” Such a childhood can also produce the kind of...
Art and Business Self-Designed Major | Artist and Author
My advisor and my favorite professor was John Hatch. He was one of UNH's greatest art professors. He was always very helpful and supportive of my self-designed major. It has been a career I have enjoyed all of my working life.
Art History and Italian Studies Majors | Graduate Student
UNH was a place where I felt free to find what I was most passionate about. I also felt enormously supported by my professors, resident hall directors, bosses, and peers.
Studio Art Major | Associate Professor of Design, University of Wisconsin-Stout
In addition to teaching, Evensen recently exhibited in three university galleries: Analogy + Interaction at the Ewing Gallery for Art and Architecture at the University of Tennessee–Knoxville, Drawing Distinctions at the Furlong Gallery at UWisconsin–Stout, and Project Passion at Minnesota State...
Fine Arts Major | Assistant Professor, Husson University
Read more about Kathi's success using her Fine Arts degree on UNH Tales.
Art History | Tech Assistant, Robischon Gallery
Read more about Sarah's success using her Art History degree on UNH Tales.