Professional Pathways – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \


Studio Art majors at HWS have interned with prominent organizations from across the country. Below is a sampling of some of the internships Studio Art students have had.

  • U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
  • A Fine Thing (Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts)
  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery
  • American Civil War Memorial
  • AmeriCorps
  • Chelsea Gallery
  • Christie’s
  • DFS Galleria
  • Film Movement, Inc.
  • The Frick Collection
  • Gateway Arts (Art Therapy)
  • Geneva Business Improvement District
  • Geneva Chamber of Commerce
  • Geneva Dept. of Planning and Economic Development
  • Geneva Historical Society
  • Graphic Design
  • Guggenheim Museum
  • Kenneth Cole
  • Lancaster Cultural History Museum
  • Magna Global Trading
  • Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • The Museum of Modern Art
  • National American Art/Portrait Gallery Library, Smithsonian Institution
  • New York Council for the Humanities
  • New York Historical Society
  • P.P.O.W. Art Gallery
  • Partners & Napier
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Ralph Lauren Polo
  • Rochester Amerks and Knighthawks
  • Rochester Business Journal
  • Rochester Historical Society
  • Rubin Museum of Art
  • Sampson State Park Museum
  • Signs Plus of Kanona, Inc.
  • Skinner, Inc.
  • Smith Opera House
  • Smithsonian
  • Southern Vermont Art Center

Professional School

Many of our graduates go on to graduate school in Fine Art, Education and Art History, while others go on to earn an M.F.A. or Ph.D. Below is a sampling of some of the graduate schools HWS Art majors have attended:

  • American University
  • Bryn Mawr
  • Nazareth College
  • New York University
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
  • Pratt University
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Savannah College of Art and Design
  • University of Maryland
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Washington
  • Virginia Commonwealth University

Graduate Profile: Jonas Wood ’99

Jonas Wood '99

New York, NY

The work of contemporary artist Jonas Wood ’99 is featured in the permanent collections of the world’s most renowned museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum, among others.

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Studio art graduates have chosen to work in museums and galleries, fine arts, commercial art, art therapy, media, art sales, fashion, textile and interior design, and education.
Our graduates have gone on to work for the following companies:

  • Conde Nast
  • DC Moore Gallery
  • Everson Museum
  • KSS Architects
  • Louis Vuitton
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Pratt Institute
  • Quandrangle Group, LLC.
  • Random House Publishing
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum