Art and Visual Culture Graduates

Our graduates pursue varied career paths; they develop careers and attend graduate schools all over the world.


  • Amon Carter Museum
  • Louisiana Children's Museum, New Orleans
  • McKenna Museum of African American Art
  • Moonbot Studios
  • Phillips Auction House
  • Shadows-on-the-Teche, a National Trust for Historic Preservation site
  • Shreveport Regional Arts Council
  • Smithsonian
  • Spanish Ministry of Education
  • Sundance Institute

Graduate Schools

  • University of Arizona
  • Colorado State University
  • CUNY-Brooklyn College
  • University of Denver
  • Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge
  • Northwestern State University
  • University of San Francisco
  • Texas Christian University
  • Washington University



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  • Samantha Hamilton began her MFA program at Colorado State.


  • Tia Carter received a Masters in Arts Administration from the University of New Orleans in 2019.


  • Ben Green received a Masters in the History of Design and Curatorial Studies at Parsons School of Design in 2019 and works as a Cataloguer for the Design department at Phillips Auction House in New York City.  During grad school, he worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art,  the Cooper Hewitt, and the Smithsonian Design Museum.
  • Chloe Snow became Cultural Outreach Coordinator for The Woodlands Arts Council.


  • Alissa (Brown) Klaus was the Social Media Manager at NoteworthyNotes in Chicago and is completing the Master of Arts Management program at Columbia College Chicago.
  • Cadie (Hancock) Gamble is the Digital Marketing Campaign Specialist at ABC13 News in Houston, TX.


Amber Spicer earned her Master's in Museum Studies from the University of San Francisco.

Olivia Koncar moved from her college internship at the Meadows Museum of Art to a career in exhibitions at Shreveport's artspace.

Sabrina Roquemore is interning at the Bossier Arts Council.

Lea Hair was selected by the Smithsonian for the competitive Museum Conservation Institute summer internship.


  • Courtney Cleveland (Art History & Psych majors) was accepted into all 5 of the graduate programs to which she applied. She is now working in Spain for the Spanish Ministry of Education as a language & culture assistant and is a contributor for the ROOSTERGNN Global News Network in Madrid.
  • Hillary Frazier was the Program Manager at the Renzi Education and Art Center before beginning graduate school at Northwestern State University.


Jessica Hunter completed her MA in the History of Photography at the University of Arizona and is currently working in New York City.


Kristin DiGioia earned her MA in Art History from TCU, and teaches in Baton Rouge.

Donna Nelson is completing her elementary teaching certification.


Jude Simon completed his MA in art history at LSU-Baton Rouge.

Leslie Schepp selected LSU's Master's program in art history, after being accepted to her 3 top choices. Read about her time teaching in Lille, France on her blog.

Allison Austin completed her MA in art history from CUNY-Brooklyn College, interned at the Rubin Museum in NYC, & now works at the Louisiana Children's Museum in New Orleans.


Kate Buchanan received her Master's in Fine & Decorative Art at Sotheby's Institute of Art and now works for Christie's auction house in London.

Patty McAllister also earned her MA in Fine Art from Northwestern State.

Lily Thompson earned her Master's in Fine Art from Northwestern State University and is teaching art at Bossier Parish Community College.

Murphy Crain has been awarded a graduate research internship at The Renaissance Society of the University of Chicago, and her research on László Moholy-Nagy has been honored by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


Dan Kersting plunged into the NYC film scene after graduation & now creates & decorates sets for well-known movies.


Sara Hebert earned an MA from U of Denver, worked as Senior Interactive Strategist at Williams Creative Group, & is now Marketing Director at Moonbot Studios


Eric Francis teaches courses for LSUS Continuing Education and creates popular videos on how to paint, enjoyed by over 750,000 viewers.

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