Art and Art Professions


Tammy Brown
Director of Planning & Communications
Department-wide planning, including the exhibition programs, public events, and student events.  Oversees the website, fundraising, internal communications, and external promotion. 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.

Ben Hatcher
Studio Operations Administrator
Facilities management, safety, and student employment.

Jon Huron
Exhibitions and Installation Administrator
Serves as exhibitions Project Manager for 80WSE and the Barney Building student galleries.

Nicola Lees
80WSE Gallery

Vonetta Moses
Financial Analyst
Requests for checks for: petty cash, honoraria, business payments. Adjunct appointment forms. Adjunct support including supplies and model requests.

Julia Olson
Internships and Graduate Professions Adviser
Academic advisement and information sessions for graduate professions programs. Internship advisement for BFA and MA students.
Lucas Quigley

Manager, 80WSE Gallery
Scheduling, condition reports, loan agreements, insurance, website administration, announcement design, and budget reporting for the department's gallery.  Liaises with artists, curators, collectors, critics, and press.

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

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

Jamie Sterns
Administrator for Grants, Resources, & Community/Development Projects    
Social media and digital communications.  Coordinator for the Summer Art Intensive, alumni initiatives, and community special projects. Supporting Faculty and Students in their pursuit for grants and opportunities.

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 Adviser.

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.

Lonnie Woods
Undergraduate Academic Adviser
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.