‘Art and Art History’ Category

Rose Han ’25

“I fell in love with being creative and making art especially in such a great environment that the art department creates.” Originally planning on only a major in Environmental Studies, Rose has also been able to direct her passion for the environment in creative ways through the Art and Art History Department. She is specifically […]

Olivia Norquist ’24

“My internships within the Department have given me a lot of real-world experience that has prepared me for what to expect outside of college.” Olivia Norquist is an Art History Major from Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Her decision to attend Gustavus stemmed from the warm welcome she received on her campus tour, along with the endless opportunities […]

Professor Colleen Stockmann

“For this Gustavus professor and art historian who started teaching in historic times, adapting to change is nothing new.” “It was 10 years between when I finished undergrad and when I started graduate school — absolutely the right amount of time for me.” At Stanford University, San Francisco, and across the country, their work spanned […]

Jon Schmidt ’11

“Jon ‘The Potter’ is part ceramic artist, part entrepreneur, part Youtube star, and all Gustie.” “What’s up guys? I’m Jon the Potter.” It’s Jon Schmidt’s signature opening line, and it signals the start of a clay-throwing good time over on the Waconia, Minnesota native’s YouTube channel, where 115,000 subscribers regularly tune in to watch him […]