Recent Graduates - Pepperdine University - Seaver College

Recent Graduates

Spring 2012

Azzurra Alliata di Montereale
BA, Art History
The Trajectory of a Facsimile: Contextualizing Paolo Veronese's "Wedding At Cana"

Amy Brinkerhoff
BA, Art History
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec: Painting and Identity in Montmartre

Elizabeth Cahill
BA, Art History
Hope and Apprehension:
Aboriginal Attitudes toward Australian Colonization in the Art of Tommy McRae

Matt Flynn
BA, Art History
Chester and Clara Congdon's Glensheen: The Façade of the American Dream

Lauren Johnson
BA, Art History
At the Threshold of the Divine:
Liminality and Religious Experience in Bernini's Counter Reformation Art

Meggan O'Neil
BA, Art History; BA, English
Norman Rockwell and Pin-Up Girls: Two Unattainable Ideals

Emilyrose Reeder
BA, Art History
Giuseppe Castiglione's "One Hundred Horses":
A Synthesis of Eastern and Western Artistic Traditions

Brittany Smith
BA, Art History
The Archelaos Relief: The Alexandrian Rebirth of the Greek Poet

Sharon Suh
BA, Art History
Gustav Klimt: Unveiling a Feminist Consciousness

Spring 2011

Jeff Carlson
BA, Art History; BA, Religion
Senior Thesis: "La Verità di Espressione: Emotional Veracity in Romantic Depictions of Death and Desperation"

Art History Graduate Student, University of Oregon
Intern, Los Angeles County Museum of Art – Los Angeles, CA
Intern, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art – Malibu, CA

Rebecca Geibel
BA, Art History
Senior Thesis: "Portals to Transcendence: The Influence of Ancient Art in the Mature Style of Mark Rothko"

Alexis Hoormann
BA, Art History
Senior Thesis: "The Evolution of Female Identity and Portraiture in Ptolemaic Egypt"

Laura LaPlaca
BA, Art History; BA, English Literature
Senior Thesis: "High Art in Primetime: Televisual Depictions of Art and Artistic Depictions of Television"

Intern, Warner Brothers Archives – Los Angeles, CA
Intern, The Paley Center for Media – Beverly Hills, CA
Intern, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art – Malibu, CA

Kate Rogers
BA, Art History
Senior Thesis: "The Transformation of Elite Identity in Southern Britain"

Intern, The Getty Villa – Pacific Palisades, CA

Elizabeth Sexton
BA, Art History; BA, English Literature
Senior Thesis: "The Paradisiacal Past: Horace Walpole and the Return of the Imagination to Eighteenth Century Britain"