Admissions Staff

Learn more about our admissions staff, and find contact information for the regional admissions counselor for your area:

Stefan Schechs - Associate Director of Admissions & Transfer Specialist

Originally from Denver, Colorado, Stefan graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder, where he studied Ceramics, Printmaking, and Anthropology. Since relocating to Philadelphia, he has worked for various Philadelphia arts organizations including the Institute of Contemporary Art and The Clay Studio. He has a love of gastronomy and has great knowledge of local restaurants. Stefan works closely with all Graduate and Post Baccalaureate Art Education applicants, and evaluates students’ credits for Transfer.

Stefan’s contact info:
Phone: 215.965.4016
Toll-free: 1.800.523.2025


Emma Irvin -Admissions Counselor and International Admissions Coordinator

Originally from London, England, Emma graduated from Moore College of Art & Design, with a BFA in Fine Arts. She loves to travel and helped a London based curator connect arts professionals to exhibiting artists in the 2009 Venice Biennale. Emma enjoys meeting and supporting creative students from across the world, the U.S and her new home of Philadelphia!

Emma is your admissions counselor if you are from:
Philadelphia, AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID,KS, LA, MT, NE, ND, NM, NV, OK, OR, SD, TX, UT, WA, WY; a US permanent resident, an international student or have an APO address.

Emma’s contact info:
Phone: 215.965.4020
Toll-Free: 1.800.523.2025


Lynné Filion - Admissions Counselor

Lynné Filion is your admissions counselor for any southern territories. She is a Moore Alum, with a degree in Fine Arts and a minor in Creative Writing. Her artwork is primarily textile based, focusing on organic forms, and patterns. When she is not working at Moore she is a yoga teacher, specializing in Hatha yoga and teaching both children’s and adult classes. She loves being outdoors and adventuring. Please let her know if you have any questions regarding Moore or your application process!

Lynné is your admissions counselor if you are from:

Delaware County PA,

AL, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, MD,MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV, Puerto Rico

Lynné’s contact info:
Phone: 215.965.4019
Toll-free: 1.800.523.2025

Eleanor Farley - Admissions Counselor

Eleanor received her BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2010, majoring in Interdisciplinary Sculpture. She enjoys exploring the hidden pockets of the city, and is especially fond of the DIY murals in northeast Philly. She continues her art making practice through sculpture and painting. Eleanor’s favorite aspect of working at Moore is getting to meet and speak with prospective students about their artwork and making process.

Eleanor is your admissions counselor if you are from: CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT

Eleanor’s contact info:
Phone: 215.965.4018
Toll-free: 1.800.523.2025


Jasmine Zateeny - Assistant to the Director of Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator

Originally from Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Jasmine attended Tyler School of Art at Temple University and then Maine College of Art where she received a BFA in Ceramics. Following graduation, she returned to the Philadelphia area where she worked as a studio assistant to various artists and then as the Gallery Coordinator at The Clay Studio.  She loves swimming, fine dining, and enjoys any meal that someone else prepares.  Jasmine is in charge of scheduling campus visits for prospective students, coordinating special events and updating our social media.  Please contact Jasmine if you would like to schedule a campus visit.

Jasmine’s contact info:
Phone: 215.965.4015
Toll-free: 1.800.523.2025