Katy Loeb | American Studies

Hometown: Seattle, WA

Pomona Major: American Studies, minor in Africana Studies

Current Employment or Education: Retail Marketing Specialist at Blick Art Materials

Past Employment & Education:

  • Associate Buyer at UncommonGoods
  • Dual MA, Art History + Arts Administration, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Research Assistant, Architecture and Design Department, Art Institute of Chicago
  • Company Project Manager, Redshift Couture
  • Curatorial Assistant, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Media Relations Assistant, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
  • Contractor (various positions), Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian + Smithsonian American Art Museum


Since I graduated from Pomona in 2009, I've moved 5 times to different parts of the country. I'm lucky to have had a wide variety of job experiences in museums, design, and ecommerce. In other words, my resume is long and meandering, and I'm here to tell you it all works out!