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Sarah Constance Kisner

Rachel Remmes (Hiser)Rachel Remmes (Hiser)

Bachelor of Arts/Art History 2014
Master's student

2017 Master of Art, Art History
University of North Texas, Denton, TX
2014 BA of Art, Art History
University of Dallas, Irving, TX


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My time at UD as an art student was pivotal for my personal and professional life. With the strong foundation I received in design and studio classes I have been able to engage visually and analytically with artworks from the Ancient through the Contemporary eras. My advanced art history classes, in particular, were eye-opening, informative, and challenged both my writing and observation skills. I wrote my thesis on Jackson Pollock and still engage with his work.
I am a Master's student at the University of North Texas, focusing on Medieval Art. I will graduate this May 2017. I am writing my thesis on a small Benedictine monastic church in Southern Italy. I spent three weeks in Italy last summer doing on-site research. I also guest lecture in survey classes, for which I am a teaching assistant.


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