Department of Art and Art Professions

Art and Art Professions

Art Department Staff

Tammy Brown
Director of Planning & Communications
Department planning, calendar, student exhibition program in the Commons and Rosenberg Galleries, public events, student events, website, fundraising, internal communications, and external promotion. Adviser for all student clubs. Liaison with NYU Development, Public Affairs, and Marketing.

Ken Castronuovo
Administrative Director
Administration, finance and budget questions, faculty appointments, administrative technology, purchase approvals, and honoraria requests.

Damien Davis
Administrative Aide
Grading, class lists and current enrollment, emergency class cancellations, syllabi, course descriptions and evaluations. Administrative support for Arts Professions. 

Dustin Foster
Digital Labs Manager
Supervises all operations of studios including scheduling, staffing, user assistance, software management, hardware integrity, and planning for future needs.

Sarah Gill
Studio Operations Administrator

Ben Hatcher
Exhibitions Coordinator

Alex Jovanovich
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Academic advisement for BFA, study abroad, and minors, as well as departmental recruitment and admission activities for the undergraduate program. Co-teaches the New Student Seminar, designed to assist new students, both freshmen and transfers, in their transition to the university, the Steinhardt School, the art department ,and New York City.

Vonetta Moses
Administrative Secretary
Classroom and adjunct support including audiovisual equipment (campus media requests), book requisitions, photocopies, supplies, and model requests. Requests for checks for: petty cash, honoraria, business payments. Adjunct appointment forms.

Julia Olson
Internships and Graduate Professions Advisor
Academic advisement and information sessions for graduate professions programs. Internship advisement for BFA and MA students.
Hugh O'Rourke

Manager, 80WSE Gallery
Administrative duties for the department's art gallery, including scheduling, condition reports, loan agreements, insurance, website administration, announcement design, and budget reporting; liaises with artists, curators, collectors, critics, and press.

Mary Ann Santos
Senior Advisement and Student Affairs Administrator
Academic advisement, recruitment, and admission activities for MFA Studio Art program.

Erin Sircy
Senior Advisement and Academic Affairs Administrator
Direct graduate and undergraduate academic and curriculum initiatives, including new program development and academic policies. Course planning process and schedule. Supervises and provide support for Internship Coordinator & Graduate Professions Advisor.

Gustabo Velazquez
Sculpture Shop Administrator
Manages the day-to-day operations of the sculpture shops for wood, plaster, and metals.

Jen Zakrzewski
Manager, Darkroom and Photo Cage
Manages the day-to-day operations of the photo lab for color and black and white.