Staff and Key Faculty Contacts


Andrea Gallelli Huezo

Department Administrator

Bringing extensive experience in operational and personnel management, Andrea Gallelli Huezo is the main point of contact for our faculty and staff, and the wider Georgetown University community, on administrative and financial matters. In addition to her administrative role, she teaches Mesoamerican and Latin American Art as Adjunct Faculty in Art History. Art historian and architect, Andrea Gallelli Huezo specializes on spectacle, processions, and theater in sixteenth and seventeenth centuries Latin American, Spanish, and Islamic Art. Before coming to Georgetown, she taught at George Washington University.

Emily Aufuldish

Department Coordinator

As the Department Coordinator for the Art and Art History Department, Emily is responsible for the Department’s daily operations, including Studio Arts, Art History, Art & Museum Studies, and the Art Galleries. Emily grew up in California and graduated from Lewis & Clark College in 2017 with honors in Art History. She has worked in museums and archives, as well as in arts administration. Most recently, she worked as the Gallery Manager for the Hoffman Gallery at Lewis & Clark College.

Samantha Marques

Exhibitions & Public Engagement Manager, Georgetown University Art Galleries

Samantha Marques-Mordkofsky brings over a decade of experience in program management, event planning, and mission representation to Georgetown University Art Galleries. Previously, she served as Arlington Art Center’s Education & Outreach Manager where she directed an in-demand education program serving 1200+ students of all ages annually.  Prior to AAC, Samantha presented over 100 exhibitions of contemporary art featuring the work of emerging and internationally known artists at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center.  Samantha looks forward to contributing to exhibitions and public programs at GU.

Key Faculty Contacts

Department Chair

Al Acres

Director, Undergraduate Studies in Art History

Michelle Wang

Director, Undergraduate Studies in Art

John Morrell

Director, Art and Museum Studies Program

Lisa Strong

Gallery Director

Al Miner

Art Classroom Manager

Scott Hutchison