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Ayesha Popper


Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Major: Studio Art
Study Abroad: Strasbourg, France
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor: Coffee
Best Adjective to Describe You: Unpredictable

In 10 words or less, why should a student want to be involved in this department?
Art is the best thing that has ever happened to mankind.

What initially drew you to this department?  What keeps you coming back?
The basic drawing class made me realize that there was nothing else I wanted to do. But meeting all the other profs and their passion made me come back.

What’s your biggest piece of advice to first years and sophomores in this department?
Don’t be afraid to do things differently.

How does your department connect to your other interests and activities?
I believe that art connects with everything. It’s there when you wake up and there even when you are sleeping.

What’s the most valuable thing you’ve learned at K?
No matter what you have to keep on going.

What has been your favorite class at K?  Why?
Figure Drawing, since I never thought I would I could learn to draw the nude!

What is your SIP?
Graffiti SIP.

What are your career aspirations/next steps after K?
To become more involved with kids who do not have access to art.

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