Recent MA Job Placements


Joseph Valenica 

  • Exhibition and Programs Manager at Vincent Price Art Museum and freelance Curator of exhibitions including Liberate the Bar! Queer Nightlife, Activism, and Spacemaking for the ONE Archives

Bianca Morán

  • Curator of Public Programs at Active Cultures

Loujain Bager

  • Artist Assistant, Sherin Guirguis Studio

Eve Moeykens-Arballo

  • Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Sex, New York



Seymour Polatin

  • Director, Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles

Ana Briz

  • PhD program in American Studies and Ethnicity at USC


April Baca

  • Lecturer in Art History, East LA College

David Frantz

  • Independent Curator and Manager, Kimberly Varello Studio

Allison Littrell

  • Independent Curator/Founder of Murmurs Gallery, LA

Kat Sayarath

  • Independent Curator, Editor; works at City of LA Department of Cultural Affairs



Karen Hinchcliffe

  • Gallery Manager and Exhibitions Coordinator, Quint Gallery

Simone Krug

  • Assistant Curator, Aspen Art Museum  



David Frantz

  • Collections Research Specialist at Lucas Museum Narrative Arts

Monika Basse

  • Curator, G2 Gallery

Grace Dixon

  • Head of Front Desk Operations, Hauser & Wirth, LA  
  • Gallery Assistant, Venus Over Los Angeles 
  • Graduate Coordinator, USC Roski School of Art and Design
  • Site Coordinator, CURRENT: LA

Nateene Diu 

  • Advancement Associate, Membership and Events, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles
  • Exhibition and Galleries Manager, USC ONE Archives 
  • Director of Public Engagement, LA Freewaves
  • Digital Communications Associate, Department of Cultural Affairs
  • Site Coordinator, CURRENT: LA

Samantha Gregg

  • Project Assistant, Getty Research Institute
  • Art PapersKaleidoscope and L'Officiel Art

Hannah Grossman

  • Assistant Curator for Queer Communion: Ron Athey.

Tierney Hamilton

  • PhD program in Visual Culture at University of Rochester
  • Program Manager, Visual Studies, Writing & Literature, California College of the Arts
  • Executive and Development Associate, Marin Cultural Association

Ani Ohanessian

  • Manager of Donor Relations, KCRW
  • Audience Strategy and Services Administrative Assistant, LACMA
  • Visitor Services Ambassador, Autry Museum of the American West

Paulina Samborska

  • Creative Production Manager, Zappos
  • Curatorial Programming Coordinator, Otis College of Art and Design
  • Site Coordinator, CURRENT: LA



Clare Eberle

  • Planning Deputy, Los Angeles City Council
  • Public Projects Manager, Fallen Fruit

Ben Echeverria

  • Director, Reserve Ames Gallery

Lucia Fabio

  • Director, The Homer Project
  • Independent Curator and Researcher
  • Programming Consultant, CURRENT LA: FOOD Public Art Triennial 2019

Selene Preciado

  • Program Assistant, The Getty Foundation
  • Winner of the Emerging Curators Program, LACE

Daniela Leija Quintanar

  • Curatorial Associate, LACE
  • Research Assistant, The Getty
  • Project Art Coordinator, Public Art Biennial, CURRENT: LA
  • CuratorMuseo Ex Teresa in Mexico City

Heber Rodriguez 

  • Exhibition Program Production Manager, Armory Center for the Arts
  • Arts Associate, Special Projects, LA Department of Cultural Affairs
  • Associate Director, Ghebaly Gallery
  • Associate Curator, L><ART
  • Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internship, PHARMAKA



Toro Castaño 

  • Education and Public Programs Assistant, CAAM  
  • Curatorial Assistant, ONE National LGBT Archives at USC Libraries

Julia Rutherford Daly

  • Curator, Santa Barbara County Office of Arts and Culture
  • Curatorial Assistant, Santa Barbara Museum of Art
  • Faculty Assistant, USC

Corey Mansfield

  • Freelance Curator

Katherine Rosenheim

  • Fine Art Cataloger, Hamilton Press Gallery
  • Sales Associate, Samuel Freeman, LLC
  • Sales Associate, Leslies Sacks Contemporary

Sonia Seetharaman

  • Associate Director of Academic Programs, USC School of Cinematic Arts
  • Curatorial Intern, LACE

Nicole Wallace

  • Design Manager, LEGO Group
  • Research & Content Writer, Depict Inc. Arts


2013, MPAS

Sarah Loyer

  • Associate Curator and Exhibitions Manager, The Broad Museum


2011, MPAS

Rebecca Kopp

  • Assistant Director, Timothy Yarger Fine Art
  • Curator, Dwell Home Tours & Dwell On Design Exhibits

Megan Steinman

  • Director, Underground Museum

Eric Stone

  • Independent Curator/Writer, recent recipient of Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation Writing Grant 
  • Director of Discursive Programming, LAXArts


2010, MPAS

Mia Locks

  •  MOCA, Senior Curator and Head of New Initiatives
  • Co-Curator, 2017 Whitney Biennial
  • Assistant Curator, MoMA PS1

Aurora Tang

  • Program Manager, The Center for Land Use Interpretation


2009, MPAS

Sarah Williams

  • Managing Director and Founder, Women’s Center for Creative Work


2008, MPAS

Sara Daleiden

  • Consultant, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, Civic Art Program Public Engagement
  • Director, MKE<->LAX
  • Consultant, MAK Center for Art and Architecture
  • Artist-in-Resident with Rick Lowe, Atlantic Center for Arts