Getting to know our Art Ambassadors...

Willie the Wildcat

What Art Ambassadors do:

  • Meet with prospective students and give tours of Willard Hall
  • Assist with events including: Open House, Admitted Wildcat Days, and PowerCat Preview
  • Serve as a peer advisor to new Art students
  • Take photographs and assist with social media

2023-2024 Ambassadors:

Chloe Carson photo

Chloe Carson

Hometown: Manhattan, KS

Major: BFA Studio Art, Painting

Minor: French

Advice for a new student: Join clubs! It’s the best way to meet new people with common interests!

Fun fact: I have a black cat named Stanley who loves belly rubs and eating my plant collection.

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Erin Johnson

Hometown: Olathe, KS

Major: BFA Graphic Design

Minor: English

Advice for a new student: If you need help adjusting to college, reach out to your professors or student life!

Fun fact: I have never been stung by a bee (I run away before they can get me)

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Layne McAfee

Hometown: Winchester, KS

Major: BFA Studio Art, Painting

Minor: Marketing and Museum Studies Certificate

Advice for a new student: Say yes to as many opportunities as you can. Your freshman year will be full of new people and new experiences, you never know where saying yes might lead you!

Fun fact: I share a birthday with Freddie Mercury and Jesse James.

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Alexa Murray

Hometown: Olathe, KS

Majors: BFA Graphic Design

Minor: Marketing

Advice for a new student: Pursue what gives you the most joy. If you aren't enjoying something then make a change!

Fun fact: I own a small etsy shop!

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Gabriella Randall

Hometown: Overland Park, KS

Major: BFA Studio Art, Photography

Advice for a new student: It's ok to branch out and be uncomfortable, doing things we don't normally do gets us to see and experience things we wouldn't have seen or experienced otherwise.

Fun fact: I'm a collector. I have a variety of collections like enamel pins, mugs, fun colored dish-ware, those holiday birds from target, among some other things.

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Sarah Troub

Hometown: Omaha, NE

Majors: BFA Studio Art, Printmaking and BA English, Creative Writing

Minor: Spanish

Advice for a new student: Get involved in lots of things on campus as soon as possible!

Fun fact: I have a dog named Finn.

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Madisyn Ward

Hometown: Berryton, KS

Majors: BFA Ceramics & BS Art Education

Advice for a new student: Your social life is just as important as your school life.

Fun fact: You can't beat me at a Wii sports basketball pickup game.

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Mallorie Wisbey

Hometown: Salina, KS

Majors: BA French & BFA Graphic Design

Advice for a new student: Get as involved as you can! There are a ton of clubs for every interest you may have no matter how strange.

Fun fact: I still watch Minecraft videos in my free time.

Curious about becoming an Art Ambassador?

Questions? Contact the Art Advisor, Molly Bernstein:


  • Must be enrolled in a BA or BFA degree in the Department of Art
  • Completed at least one semester of Art coursework at K-State
  • Enthusiastic about Art and Design and K-State
  • Good communication skills
  • Ready to positively represent the Art Department with your own experiences to a wide variety of people


  • Estimated 10 hours of service over the course of a semester
  • Availability for giving tours during the week and occasional evening/weekend meetings or events
  • 1-year service