The Office of Career Development Staff
Angie Wojak, Director
As Director of Career Development, Angie guides the office’s operations and programming. She works closely with staff to cultivate industry relationships with national, regional, and international employers that support experiential learning and employment for SVA students and alumni. Angie earned her MFA in Fine Arts from the University of Missouri and received her BFA in Illustration from the School of Visual Arts. Prior to joining SVA, Angie served as Director of Career Services at Columbia University's School of the Arts and Parsons School of Design. She is the author of Starting Your Career as an Artist and has lectured on professional practices topics at universities and conferences across the country, including Comic-con International, Harvard University, and Pratt Institute.
Anna Ogier-Bloomer, Assistant Director
Anna Ogier-Bloomer is a practicing artist and photographer, a career counselor, and an educator. She has worked in career services for Parsons School of Design, The New School, and Harvard University. Her photographic work has been exhibited in Barcelona at the Centre Civic Pati Llimona, at The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Contemporary Art Center in Cincinnati, and The Attleboro Museum of Art in Massachusetts, as well as numerous galleries. She holds a MFA in Photography and Related Media from Parsons The New School for Design, and a BFA in Fine Arts from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and Tufts University. Anna also serves as an adjunct Assistant Professor in photography at the City University of New York.
Patty Romeu, Assistant Director
Patty Romeu is a film producer, career counselor, and an educator. She was Co-Producer of the HBO documentary film The Loving Story, which was honored with awards from George Foster Peabody, History Makers International, Focal International and the Writers Guild of America. Patty also served as Supervising Producer of the PBS education series' School: The Story of American Public Education, funded by NEH and CPB and currently in distribution with Films for the Humanities. Additionally, she has experience working with museums, foundations, and arts organizations and has taught film and media studies courses at Barnard, Emerson College and Drexel University. She earned a Master of Fine Arts in Film and Media Arts from Temple University.
Meg Kissel, Coordinator
Meg Kissel is an experienced art historian, docent and writer. She holds an MA History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London and a BA in Art History and Italian Language and Literature from Smith College in Northampton, MA. She is fluent in Italian, and has previous work and volunteer experience in non-profit arts organizations, museums and schools. As Career Development Coordinator, Meg sees first-time resume writers for one-on-one resume reviews.
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