P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Corinne Ulmann, 2000

MFA, University of Texas at Austin

Corinne is the child of immigrants from Germany and China.

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MFA in Painting at University of Texas at Austin

Corinne Ulmann is a Brooklyn-based artist who works through a range of scales and media, from intimate artworks to large-scale public projects, with an emphasis on painting. 

Corinne received an MA from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin, and a BFA in painting and BS in chemical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. 

After completing her undergraduate degrees, Corinne worked for one year as an engineer for Procter & Gamble in paper products research and has a patent in the area of paper towel design. She has received awards and grants from the Dallas Museum of Art, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and a residency at the Vermont Studio Center. 

Corinne is a former design project manager at Maya Lin Studio and taught at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for three years. She is a 2012 Fellow in painting from the New York Foundation for the Arts. Currently, Corinne's work is featured on a 6,500 square-foot mural in the Hell's Kitchen section of Manhattan.

  • MFA Painting | University of Texas at Austin 2002
  • BFA Painting | Washington University in St Louis 1998
  • BS Chemical Engineer | Washington University in St Louis 1998
  • MA Architecture | Harvard University
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