Sophie Asakura is a sophomore Art History from Houston, Texas. This is her second year as a docent and she is excited to continue working at and learning about the Loeb this year! She teaches an after school art class at Poughkeepsie Middle School as part of the VAST program and is interested in fiber arts.
Mikayla Brennan-Burke is a freshman from Rochester, New York. She loves painting and drawing and hopes to continue to pursue her interest in the studio arts at Vassar. Mikayla enjoys learning about the works in the gallery and sharing this information as a docent.
Calvin Lamothe is a freshman at Vassar College. He is from Manchester, Massachusetts, and hasn’t yet decided on a major. Calvin is an avid film photographer who enjoys working at the Loeb because of the different perspectives that the docents bring in from their various fields of study.
Angela Brown is a sophomore Art History major with strong interests in religion and studio art. After spending the summer as a museum guide intern at the Brooklyn Museum and helping out at a contemporary gallery in Chelsea, she is excited to be back at the FLLAC to continue to explore museum education.
Joseph Bettman hails from Pasadena, California, and has always felt at home in museums. As a first year student, he has few strong convictions about his course of study, but he will definitely be spending time in Taylor Hall. Joseph finds the Loeb’s 20th century gallery particularly captivating.
Charmaine Branch is a senior Art History major with a correlate in Hispanic Studies. She is also interning at Dia:Beacon and spends her time dancing here at Vassar. Originally from Madison, WI, Charmaine plans to pursue a graduate degree in Art History and work as a curator.
Deb Steinberg is a senior Psychology major with an Art History correlate, and this is her fourth year working at the FLLAC and second year as a docent. Outside of the Loeb and class, Deb is the VSA President, a member of the Listening Center, and the set designer for Shakespeare Troupe. If you can’t find her, she’s probably relaxing in the sculpture garden.
Kamaria Mion is a senior from New Jersey. She is an English major with an interest in creative writing and a studio art correlate. She loves learning about other cultures through art and art history classes and is happy now to be working as a docent at the Loeb, which serves as another inspiration for her art.
Noble Ingram is a sophomore prospective English major from Baltimore, MD. He really likes drawing and painting in addition to Art History. This is his first year working as a docent and he loves looking at works on paper. Please smile at him.
Pilar Jefferson is a junior Art History major with a Native American Studies correlate. Outside of the Art Center she is a member of the Vassar Women’s Chorus and Idlewild Theater Ensemble. She started working at the Art Center this past summer and is excited to continue working as a docent this year.
Stephanie Muir is a junior Anthropology major with an Art History correlate. Born in Connecticut, she moved several times and considers Basel, Switzerland and New York City her two homes. Returning for her second year as a docent, Stephanie cannot wait to continue sharing her passion for visual art and culture with others.
Carlos Hernandez is a senior Urban Studies major, with strong interests in Art and Geography. Originally from Venezuela, he also calls Hong Kong, Denmark, and now, New York, his homes. This is his third year working at the Art Center and he is excited to be spending more time leading groups through the galleries. Carlos is also very interested in architecture, comparative urbanism and urban sustainability.
Olivia Zisman is a sophomore art history major from Yonkers, New York. In addition to art history, she is very interested in studio art and french and hopes to study in Paris next fall. She also teaches an art after school program at Poughkeepsie Middle School through the VAST program. This is her second year working as a student docent at the Loeb and she looks forward to getting to know the museum even better!