Meet H.ART

2014-15 BOARD

Anthony Merrill

Major: History of Art - Emphasis in Early Modern Architecture & Design
Minor: History of the Built Environment
Standing: Senior

About Anthony:
Anthony is third-year transfer student from Pasadena, California. He studies the history of art and architecture, with a primary interest in early modernism as it relates to 20th-century design in California. You can often find him spread out with all of his books and computer in the Environmental Design Library in Wurster Hall.

Anthony has worked at variety of museums and cultural institutions while being a student, most recently at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Environmental Design Archives, and the Lawrence Hall of Science. He hopes to continue working in the museum field after completing an advanced degree in either art history or architecture.

See Anthony for: the transfer experience, internships, curating, individual specialization track, museums, history of the built environment minor, architecture.

Jessy Bell

Major: History of Art- Emphasis in Modern and Contemporary Art
Minor: French
Standing: Junior

About Jessy:
Jessy is a third year transfer student from San Diego, California. She studies history of art with a focus on modern and contemporary art. She is currently focusing her research on post colonialism/postwar developments in abstraction, public monuments, and global modernism with plans to continue her work in a graduate program. She is on campus more often than not, spending much of her time in Doe Library reading and sorting through her hand-written, cursive, highly-detailed notes.

Jessy has extensive hands-on experience in curation, exhibition design, and gallery and museum marketing and development. Most recently, she was an intern for Education Curatorial department at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego.

See Jessy for: Scholarship applications, internships, writing and research questions, modern and contemporary art and monuments, French minor, and corgi puppy pictures.

Jennie Yoon

Major: History of Art
Standing: Junior

About Jennie:
Jennie is a third-year art history major studying modern and contemporary art with a special interest in photography and identity. She is also minoring in education, with a focus on education and societal development. You can usually find her reading a book or writing at a nearby cafe between classes.

Jennie has experience working at the Worth Ryder Art Gallery on campus in Kroeber Hall, as well as with volunteering and youth educational outreach programs. After finishing her undergraduate work at Berkeley, she hopes to pursue graduate school in the field of education.

See Jennie for: modern and contemporary art, photography and visual studies, gallery work, educational outreach, and general thoughts/worries/hopes/dreams in regards to the pursuit of art.

Gabriella Nunez

Major: History of Art - Emphasis in Art of the Americas 
Standing: Junior

About Gabriella:
Gabriella is a third-year transfer student from San Diego, California. She studies History of Art with a focus in visual cultures of the indigenous Americas. Her primary interests are Native North American and Pre-Columbian Art, anthropology of art, visual cultures, and global perspectives in art history.

Gabriella's long-term academic goal is to continue her education and research at the undergraduate and graduate levels, earning a Master’s and/or Doctorate degree in order to pursue a future career in research, education, and/or museum exhibition. As a university graduate, she hopes to contribute back to academia through publication and broadening knowledge of global perspectives in Art History.

In the past, Gabriella has worked as a Liaison at the Lux Art Institute, Art Gallery Assistant at the William D. Cannon Gallery, and Art Teacher Assistant at Aviara Oaks Middle School.

See Gabriella for: undergraduate research, non-Western art and anthropology, defining long-term academic goals, and preparation for graduate school.

Diana Sanchez

Major: History of Art; Art Practice
Standing: Senior

About Diana: Coming soon

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