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2012 Beyond the BA: History of Art Undergraduate Student Career Luncheon
Presentations by History of Art Alumni:
Anna Clark, freelance journalist (BA 2003)
Anna Clark is an independent journalist living in Detroit. She writes reported news features, longform nonfiction, and book reviews, and she has an omnivorous range: she most often covers literature (especially international literature), culture, health, prisons, gender, sports, and media stories. Her writing has been published in The Guardian, The American Prospect, Salon, The Nation, The Daily Beast, Grantland, The Detroit Free Press, The Christian Science Monitor, The Boston Review, and other publications. She is currently a political media correspondent for the Columbia Journalism Review. In 2011, she was a Fulbright Fellow in Nairobi, Kenya, and also has been a fellow with the Peter Jennings Center for Journalists and the Constitution. She writes the literary blog Isak (www.annaclark.net) and is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. Anna is a writer-in-residence with the InsideOut Literary Arts Project, and on Thursday evenings, she facilitates a theater workshop at a men's prison in Macomb County, Michigan. She graduated from the University of Michigan's Residential College with highest honors, and from Warren Wilson College's MFA Program for Writers.
Natalie Morath, archivist (BA 2009)
Natalie Morath is an archivist at Eastern Michigan University's Bruce T. Halle Library. After pursuing her BA in History of Art from the University of Michigan, she attended Wayne State University's School of Library and Information Science, where she graduated with an MLIS and a Graduate Certificate in Archival Administration in 2011. Her previous experiences includes contract work for the Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library & Archive, the General Motors Design Center Archive and Special Collections, and the Edsel & Eleanor Ford Estate, where she completed projects in audio-visual preservation, cataloguing, exhibition design, and manuscript processing. She is currently pursuing her certification from the Academy of Certified Archivists.
Elizabeth Yochim, creator at Participlay & principal at Yochim Arts (BA 1995)
Elizabeth Yochim is passionate about public engagement in and around the arts. She is the creator of pARTiciPLAY; principal at Yochim Arts; and lives and works in Los Angeles, California. pARTiciPLAY produces uniquely social and interactive experiences with art and architectural environments incorporating play and movement; and Yochim Arts is a fine arts firm specializing in the appraisal and consultation of modern and contemporary paintings, prints, photographs, and sculpture for individual collectors, artists, attorneys, wealth management advisors, corporations, insurance companies, and fine art institutions.Yochim was head of the International Division at Timothy Yarger Fine Art Beverly Hills from 2003 to 2010, overseeing all aspects of producing the gallery’s national and international exhibition projects including large scale exhibitions in Bangkok, Thailand; Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing, China; and Singapore. Since 2004 she has volunteered as a national facilitator and contributed to the curriculum and public programming for Turning the Wheel Productions, a non-profit youth and community outreach organization.She received her BA in art history from the University of Michigan in 1995 with a specialization in Italian Renaissance Art and has lived and traveled extensively in Italy, Argentina, and Japan before moving to California in 2001.