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There will be an ³Artist Walk & Talk² at Sculpture Barn, 3 Milltown Road at Route 39, New Fairfield, CT, on the Danbury Line, Sunday July 20, 2 p.m., rain or shine. Admission is free. The program will be an exploration of ³the creative relationship between (AU) Professor Emeritus Glenn Zweygardt and two of his students, David Boyajian, AU class of Œ80, founder of Sculpture Barn, and his studio assistant Matt Rink, AU class of Œ07. All three artists will be in attendance to walk with you and talk about their work exhibited in the four-acre Sculpture Field. This event is part of the EVOLUTION CONSTRUCTED Exhibition on view through Saturday, Aug. 23, with over 20 outdoor works on view with the like inside the gallery.² Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sculpture Barn is a self supporting art center in Western Connecticut dedicated to fostering dialogue between contemporary artists, collectors, and the public through exhibitions, classes, and events. Website: www.sculpturebarn.com
He was a part of a 12 member team that finished just behind the team from Syracuse University's College of Law at the competition's Northeast regional finals in February 2007. He is a second year law student at the Massachusetts School of Law.
1940
Here is some information about Terry Galanis of the class of '40. Residing in Williamsville, NY, he spends the winter in Naples, FL. He is still active in his business he started in his home in the 1960's, which now has 170 employees with his son as CEO. They sponsor the "Galanis Awards" given each year to five family businesses quialified as private enterprises chosen by his son and some Alfred Business College individuals. Recipients are given an original glass piece made by the Ceramic College at uncheons that have had over 150 guests in alternately Buffalo and Rochester. Terry unfourtunately lost his wife in 2000, but has four children, nine grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren to fulfil his life.
1950
He wrote to a friend, Herb MacDonell and said: We live in a tiny hamlet on the coast, thirty minutes south of San Francisco. I have retired from conducting the Essential Experience Workshop and am pleased that the man who managed the Philadelphia site has taken over. I did the Workshop nationally for 28 years. In recent years I threw a lot of clay pots, but have now taken up oil painting. We travel a lot, mostly cruising Alaska, South America, Mediterranean. have toured Turkey, Greece, Russia, India, China and Japan. I lived in Italy twice for six weeks. I have visited fourty countries. One a recent drive through the south, I stopped in Seagrove NC and visited four AU potters at their studios. I still delight in getting back to Alfred. It was my home from age 12 untill I graduated. I have seven children, 15 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren on the way. Also I am well and happy and grateful.
1951
I am now happily retired from my job as Dean at Cayuga Community College. I still enjoy teaching and am a part timer in math at the college. My wife, the former Margie Leschak was at Alfred Tech and was a cheerleader for Alfred. Sheis a retired teacher but still subs and is a real estate broker. We have one son, Mark, who is a golf pro.
1954
He serves at Trinity Church in Watervliet, NY. there was an article published about the family in the timesunion.com titled Family of deacons guided by a commitment to serve.
1956
Stu Berger, retired from Xerox since June 2000, has been reelected President of the Citizens for Better Government in New York, Inc. (CBGNY. Inc.) at the last public meeting of CBGNY. CBGNY, which is headquartered in Rochester, is a non-partisan group whose mission is to free the processes of New York government of political influence. The group formed in 2004 at the time that the Brennan Center of the NYU Law School published its scathin report o the NY Legislature calling it the most disfunctional in the country. The group is focused on realizing the reccommended Legislature rules changes,reforming the process of the reaportionment of election districts, enacting a public financing of state elections and improving the ethics oversight of hte legislature.
1962
Thanks to all of my friends with their good wishes following my heart attack and angioplasty in late April. After placing two stents in a large artery, my doctors gave permission for me to join friends on a golf trip to the Carolinas ta week after the procedure. I am doing fine, but have to mkae dietary adustments. The encouragement from so many friends has been overwhelmings. Thanks. (He is a resigered representative of New England Securities.
1964
Alumni Bruce Gholson, Samantha Heneke and Cynthia Bringle join top NC Potters to celebrate North Carolina Heritage Weekend. The Carolina Ballet is joined by the Red Clay Ramblers to close the 2007-2008 season on June 5-8. During the ballet selected NC Pottery Artists will be exhibiting their work in the lobby of the Progress Energy Center for Performing Arts, Raleigh, North Carolina.
1965
He has become the VP of Human Resources, a new position. He's been with OmniSource Corporation since 1992 where he held the position of Executive Vice President for Administration and Corporate Compliance Officer.
1967
Recently Ken Wissmann, Class of 1965 and I were featured in an alumn publication as collaborators on the Buddy Holly stage production adn CD album. Ken was part of hte musical portion of the team, while I was on the visual design end of the team. Ken and I are still going strong and are busy with upcoming stage productions nad publicity pieces. Wanted to pass along news item this time that involved just me. But that's not really true. I might add that if I hadn't collaborated with Ken on the An Evening iwth Buddy Holly project, I would have never thought to branch out and do design work for musical groups. I recently designed the web site for The Fireflies, a do wop group from the 50's and 60's who are best known for their hit single, "you were mine." the group has reformed with some new members and is continuing to perform at oldies and doo wop concerts. The site is just about finished. www.paulandthefireflies.com.
1970
He will be the featured artist at White River Gallery for the month of September. The charter member of hte gallery will host an opening reception on Sept. 5.
I am living in Santa Fe NM and after closing my furniture restoration business of 10 years I am not a realtor; 'Helping people make real estate decisions that will add to the quality of their life.' My wife an dI enjoy long distance walking, mostly in Englad, cotland and Wales; incluing the Coast to Coast. However the last couple of years we are working on the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage in northern Spain and hope to finish the final 125 miles next year. What really got me to respond this tiem was the story that included Carlos Chang and his talking about how close knit and personable the AU community is and how after spending time in industry and at larger institutions he has found people to be pompous and condescending. It really made me stop, remember many of my experiences and how fourtunate I was in being able to go there; and sad because it is all to true how cold and inhuman some people can be. They may not have been the best years of my life-for they are still to come, but there was a tremendous amount of caring, and when it comes down to it that is all we want. Thanks for all of your good work, I look forward to the next edition and hopefully can visit the campus again.
1971
Spoke at 2008 Alfred State New Student Convocation . he is a teaching professor in the ASC Business Technology Department.
1972
He is running against Rep. Congressman John M. McHugh in the general election. He is a founder and vice president of the Stockbridge Valley Educational Foundation, a fundraising group for studnet activities.
Proud Grandfather of two beautiful grandsons.
1973
An article about Peter titled Pete Jenkins: An American Hero was published. I can not find where or when but it was written by Ceetee Sheckels. It may be available on Associated Content.com It talks about his journy through the Appalachian Trail and the other adventures in his life.
1977
She will teach English as a Second Language to Burr and Burton's international students.
1979
President-Elect Jillian Barron is a shareholder with Sebris Busto James in Bellevue. She works for the Washington Defense Trial Lawers, a statewide assocation of civil defense attorneys dedicated to the highest professional starndards of integrity, excellence, and commitment to a fair and just leal system.
1980
ŒEvolution Constructed¹ features Zweygardt, Heilman, Boyajian works 5/28/08 With self-evolution in mind, New Fairfield¹s Sculpture Barn, fast emerging as one of Western Connecticut's most innovative centers of fine art, will bring together the multi-generational works of Glenn Zweygardt, AU professor of sculpture emeritus; Philip Douglas Heilman; and the Barn's own David Boyajian, AU class of 1980, to focus on construct, discipline, and the territory of invention. ³EVOLUTION CONSTRUCTED,² runs Saturday, June 14 through Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Sculpture Barn which combines a gallery, sculpture field, and contemporary sculpture classes in Boyajian¹s atelier, with an Opening Reception on Saturday, June 14 from 4 to 7 p.m., free to the public.
There will be an ³Artist Walk & Talk² at Sculpture Barn, 3 Milltown Road at Route 39, New Fairfield, CT, on the Danbury Line, Sunday July 20, 2 p.m., rain or shine. Admission is free. The program will be an exploration of ³the creative relationship between (AU) Professor Emeritus Glenn Zweygardt and two of his students, David Boyajian, AU class of Œ80, founder of Sculpture Barn, and his studio assistant Matt Rink, AU class of Œ07. All three artists will be in attendance to walk with you and talk about their work exhibited in the four-acre Sculpture Field. This event is part of the EVOLUTION CONSTRUCTED Exhibition on view through Saturday, Aug. 23, with over 20 outdoor works on view with the like inside the gallery.² Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sculpture Barn is a self supporting art center in Western Connecticut dedicated to fostering dialogue between contemporary artists, collectors, and the public through exhibitions, classes, and events. Website: www.sculpturebarn.com
1982
"Just a note to say how much my Husband, my Glassmate Kay Vigiani, her Husband and I all enjoyed hte Alumn event featuring the Rochester Red Wings at Frontier Stadium. The buffet and seat selections were both wonderful and I'm sure everyone present had a great tiem. Many thanks to all those who worked o hard to put on this program. Be assured it was a great success. Sincerely, Jeanne Hickey
In July 2008, an exhibition of visual artists including Marion was featured in during the Scandinavian Folk Festival at Jamestown Community College's Jamestown Campus Friday to Sunday.
1983
He has been commissioned to create a project that will consist of a row of lighted pillars, inspired by the sticking timmies. As the 19th century lead miners used candles to light their way to the mines, the new sculpture---lighted tubes between 9 and 16 feet high --- will line the entry to Ullsvik Hall on campust at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
1984
She has been named the dean of students at Canisius College. She is responsible for supervision of studnet life, which includes the Departments of Residence Life, Campus Programming and Leadership Development, International Student Programs, Counseling, Health Services and Disability Support Services. She also oversees the campus judicial system.
Kevin's story of his life and business in the neon business was the topic of an article titled, "Once a bright future beginning to dim" in the Boston Globe
JCC honord him and ten other alumni who have distinguished themselves as eduators during a recent awards banquet on the Jamestown Campus.
Richard Dolan was mentioned in an article published by the American Chronicle titled UFOLOGY- Cult Lifestyle or Scientific Discpline. The article mentioned his name and credentials.
1985
He runs StewartLeshe' Collections LLC
Triton Systems has named William Johnson chief executive to work alongside company president Brian Kent with the introduction of its first full-function ATM for financial insitutions and new retail-lobby based ATM as well as the company's global-expansion plans.
Amy joined the Noyes Memorial Hospital staff as the healthcare facility's Vice President of Patient Care. She is filling a six-month vacancy resulting from the departure of Cheryl Croster.
He is an advisor for the Jacksonville State University Potter's Guild Organization, they held their fourth pottery sale in March 2008.
She presented a ceramics workshop in September 2007 at the University of South Carolina. She also gave a lecture
She accepted the position of Director of Risk Management for Robert Packer Hospital. Prior to this position she was the RPH Workers Compensation Manager.
He's an artist, hat-maker and amateur bird watching who recent moved to Fair Isle. That is where he spoted a rare bird and identified it as a Citril Finch. He first saw it in his front and back garden.
1986
Deidre was featured in an article in the Loudonville Sportlight titled, "Designer has room for art." this is an article about how she uses her painting skills to bring interior spaces to life.
She has joined the James Prendergast Library Board of Trustees. She began her duties at the board's first meeting in Jan. 2008.
He has been re-elected to membership on the Executive Committee of the New York State Sheriffs' Association at the group's annual meeting in Albany in Feb. 2008. He also will be teaching a summer course at JCC this summer on Security and Preparedess He was also honored with the Good Scout Award by the Allegheny Highlands Council Boy Scouts of America.
He is one one win short of becoming ony th 13th coach in NCAA Div. III to win 200 games and is ranked among the top-20 all-time in win percentage. He is currently seventh among active coaches in career wins and 15th in win percentage. He is ranked second in career wins in ODAC History and first in percentage wins. He is a coach for hte Roanoke Maroons.
The Cayuga County News has interviewed him on August 4th. Below are some concusions from the interview: He is the anitation supervisor for the city of Suburn. He has been in that position for about three years. Before that he was a recreation director or the city. He had wokred for the city for eight years and before that he was an engineering consultant.
1987
He and his team are develioping a technology to coat jet engine turbine blades with zirconium dioxide, commonly called zirconia, the stuff of sythetic diamonds. He also was honored with the Richard M. Fulrath Symposium or Award
She has been a supervisor of Patient Servces in Behaviorl Heatlth at CMC. (Cayuga Medical Center). She was featured in an artical titled "Nursing education expanded at CMC" in theithacajournal.com
1988
Babcock Galleries exhibited her work in The Art Show of the Art Dealer's Association of American at New York's famed Park Avenue Armory in Feb. 2008. She has been selected for mroe then 70 group shows in Israil, Holland, Germany, Japan, New Zealand and the U.S. in 1999 her work was featured by the International Ceramics Museum in Faenza, Italy as one of the "10 Best Ceramic Artists in the World". The art show is the most important art fair of the year in NYC bringing together 70 of the nation's finest art galleries. Babcock Galleries will feature Yatom's work in the context of other modern and contemporary masters.
A Picture of her work and when it will be in the Rule Gallery in Denver, CO was featured in Rocky Mountain News. There was also a short biography about her.
NSCAD University published a PR featuring Julia as a visitor presenter. She is currently Associate Professor and Chair of the School for American Crafts at RIT in Rochester, NY. She received her MFA at the University of Colorado in Boulder, and BFA at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. She has exhibited across the US and Canada, including solo exhibitions at Lill Stree in Chcago, the Clay Arts Center in NY, and Trax Gallery in CA. She is in the collections of the College of William and Mar, the Archie Bray Foundation adn the Renwich Gallery at the Smithsonian. Her work has been published in Ceramics Monthly, Studio Potter, Art and Perception, and Clay Times.
KVH Industries, Inc., has hired Mr. Brent Bruun as its new Vice President for Business Deelopment.
1989
Paul Kotula was the director of Revolution Gallery for thirteen years where he showed contemporary art. When the gallery closed in October 2005 he set up his own. He opened Paul Kotula Projects above Revolutions' former Woodward Avenue storefront in April 2006. He has brought local, national and international artists to show.
According to an email to AU employwee Ronald, Van Ormer, she says she mostly lives in West Palm Beach during the winter semester with occasional trips home to see grad. students in her program. She says her time at NSCC is invaluable to her and is grateful for having time to study there. She is receiving commission fromt he Ford family to create a mural to commemorate Josephine Ford who gave so much to the Cancer Center at Henry Ford Hospital. She has already bbegun work on it and hopes to complete it by September.
1990
The managers of the League of NH Craftsmen Retail Galleries have selected her (shes a juried memeber) as the featured craftsperson for the 2008 Traveling Exhibition. She has juried in metal, and creates unique jewelry and sculptures that reflect her passion for nature and natural processes.
Cath is one of three people who were added as partners to Cohen and Grigsby, in its Labor and Employment Practice Group. They are from the Pittsburgh office of Reed Smith.
He presented and lectured at the unveiling of DePauq University's newly installed public sculpture, Reach, in Nov. 2007.
Joined Mark Dillon at the Bio Me Sciences in early July. Rob is a Lambda Chi. He is an Operations Manager for hte Company. Rob has been working in the glass industry since getting his Ceramic Engineering degree. HE live sin LEhigh Valley PA.
1991
Was the gues speaker at a New Media lecture entitled "Collabotronica" at Purchase College in March 2007. in the Neuberger Museum of Art. The lecture was co-sponsored by the New Media program and the Neuberger Museum.
He recently visited UND in October 2007 and gave a free presentation as a visiting artist
She was featured in Who's who in insurance for the month of january in Business First of Buffalo, NY
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, emerging as one of hte world's premier museums for photography has named her as the new Associate curator of Photography.
He was featured in the "chatroom" segment of the Star-Gazette on Saturday March 15 2008, talking about his plans as a preist and some of his likes and dislikes.
1992
He was a special guest speaker at The Black History Committee of the Hudson Valley (BHC) Annual Inspiration Program at the Best Temple Church of God in Christ in Newburgh, NY
She was featured in Rochester Business Journal's 40 under 40 for being Vice president of financial planning and analysis at Paetec Holding Corp. in January 2008
Alfred U has announced that he has been selected to serve on the board of trustees. He resides in Pittsford with his wife Jeni, and two children Will and Luke. He is a grad of Hornell High School.
1993
He has been named an assistant principal at Penfield high School in 2007. He spent the past school ear as an administrative intern at Greece Olympia High School. He previously served as a special education teacher in the Greece central School District.
He was recently named the Cattaraugus County Bank Jamestown branch manager and vice president of business and development and lending.
James and his lifetime friend David Reid were featured in an article in Ceramics Monthly titled "Thinking Through Design." The article talked about their art work together
Dough and his wife Tracy welcomed their new daughter Haley Elizabeth into the World on March 19, 2008. She joins her brother Derek who is 3.
Linda and three of her neighbors will host "From the Earth" on July 26 , 2008 at their homes in Alfred. The event involves polower gardens, tours fo an organic dairy farm, pottery and woodcarving studios, a perennial plant sale, natural dye demonstrations and a short walk through the woods.
Has a wife named Sarah. He had a daughter in Feb. 2008, organ Elizabeth who joined her brother Mitchell Evan who is two years old. He has a new job as a physician with University Health Sy
She was one of the artists in the INDEPENDENT Group-Show on 7.5.08. in Santa Fe, NM at Casa contemporary fine art.
1994
Her and Henry '95 had a little girl, Jossalyn Elisabeth on February 20, 2008. She joines her two big brothers Jonathan and Bradley.
Green has been appointed to partner in the company Mengel, Metzger, Barr & Co. LLP (MMB). History: He joined the firm in '94 and has specialized in several areas including the manufacturing, construction, and retail industries as well as employee benefits audits. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. He serves as a treasurer and executive board member of the Five Rivers Council Boy Scouts and is a former treasurer and exec. board member of hte Community Foundation of Tompkins county.
In July 2007 he was announced as an Interim Vice President of Student Affairs at Hobart and William Smith College.
DirectBuy of Buffalo, the leader members-only showroom and home design center, announces Mark Klinger as new co-owner in for the Buffalo Showroom.
She is one of 21 people chosen from among 372 applicants to receive a Washington State Arts Commission fellowship for 2007. She received a cash award of $6,500
1995
The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey (VACNJ) announced a new faculty exhibition titled "New Life by Katie Truk". It presents innovative sculptures that explore the relationship between pantyhose and urban development.
He has joined Lemery Greisler LLC as a principal attorney with the firm's Corporate and Business Law practice.
There was an article published about her in the Syracuse Post in April 2007. It focused on everything she does for a living and her lifetime accomplishments
Alumni Bruce Gholson, Samantha Heneke and Cynthia Bringle join top NC Potters to celebrate North Carolina Heritage Weekend. The Carolina Ballet is joined by the Red Clay Ramblers to close the 2007-2008 season on June 5-8. During the ballet selected NC Pottery Artists will be exhibiting their work in the lobby of the Progress Energy Center for Performing Arts, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Recognized as one of threeof the foremost potters working with crystalline glazes in the world today. Participated in Krystallos 2007
1996
In February 2008 he was selected as the recipient of the American Leagion Butts-Clark Post 204 in Medina's Law Enforcement Award.
She donated work for the Hospice Volunteer Services' annual arts auction that was held in May 2007
He was a juror of an art show in Rome, NY in September 2007
After he graduated in 1996 he hitchhiked to California. An article about this adventure was featured in the Buffalo News in October 2007.
1997
An article in The Philadelphia Inquirer on October 26, 2007 titled "Alive Alive-O!" talks about SunKoo Yuh's work in the Philadelphia Art Alliance on the second floor. It praises it and its creativity with it's " rainbow-colored drippy painterly glazes" and his "complicated aggregation sof humans, flora and fauna.
ART LTD. published an article about Kristen in the July 2007 issue. it was titled "This Mortal Coil" and was about how Kristen "demonstrates the austere beauty of entropy, disinteration and decay."
KentNewsNet.com featured an article titled "One-of-a-kind art form makes career, gifts." where Ken Carter and his business was named. They talked about his favorite thing to make in his studio and a demonstration he did in 2007.
Alfred graduates Devin Krug and Peira Moinester (97) just released a brand new album with their band In Flight Radio. 'The Sound Inside' can bebought now on iTunes, Amazon, and BestBuy.com. Filter-Mag says "Brooklyn quartet In Flight Radio's blend of angular, atmospheric alt-rock has been perfected on their sophomore effort The Sound Inside." The band tours the east coast regularly with shows in Boston, Philly, upstate NY, NYC and more. For music and info go to their Myspace. http://myspace.com/inflightradio.
Alfred graduates Devin Krug and Peira Moinester (97) just released a brand new album with their band In Flight Radio. 'The Sound Inside' can bebought now on iTunes, Amazon, and BestBuy.com. Filter-Mag says "Brooklyn quartet In Flight Radio's blend of angular, atmospheric alt-rock has been perfected on their sophomore effort The Sound Inside." The band tours the east coast regularly with shows in Boston, Philly, upstate NY, NYC and more. For music and info go to their Myspace. http://myspace.com/inflightradio.
The New York Health Plan Association (HPA) announced hte addition of Andrew Fogarty, Esq., who joined the HPA staff as the director of goernment affairs. He comes to HPA from the state Department of Health where he was a counsel in the Office of Governmental Affairs. Prior to his Department of Health position he served as legislative aide and assistant counsel to two minority leaders of the New York State assembly.
Tracy was married to Jebb Remelius on July 26th 2008 in Cohasset, MA. She has been teaching middle school science for 6 years after getting her masters at Umass Amherst. She is living in Northampton, MA. It reminds her of alfred there.
Alumni Bruce Gholson, Samantha Heneke and Cynthia Bringle join top NC Potters to celebrate North Carolina Heritage Weekend. The Carolina Ballet is joined by the Red Clay Ramblers to close the 2007-2008 season on June 5-8. During the ballet selected NC Pottery Artists will be exhibiting their work in the lobby of the Progress Energy Center for Performing Arts, Raleigh, North Carolina.
1998
He spoke at Adelphi University in October 24 2007. He delivered a lecture on the "Life and Art in the Middle Ages"
There was a Tribute to Rudy Autio featuring 3 exhibits in Feb. 2008. Work from Lee was featured in it. According to lee his works in this exhibit "display his fascination with how individuals form concepts of self from their identification with environment, traditions and superstitions -- often while straddling multiple cultural practices."
He is the 2008 winner of the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize. His collection of poems, Photographing Eden:Poems will be published in October 2008. The Hollis Summers compettion invites writers to submit unpublished collections of original poems. The prize confers publiation to both cloth and paper editions and an award of $1,000. He is the author of two chapbooks of poetry, How to Paint the Savior Dead, winner of hte Wick Chapbook Award, and Adam and Eve Go to the Zoo. The Southern Review, and elsewhere. He coedits the online literary journal Unsplendid (www.unsplendid.com)
In August 2007 Cass' glass and metal sculptures were featured at galleryblue in Nacketnt. An article was published in 8/07 in the Nantucket Independant Online
An article titled Reinventing the Wheel was featured in the Bozeman Dailty chronicle about Fegan and his moveable art in April 2008
1999
In August 2007 he was the featured artist for the August art exhibit at the Astabula Arts Center in Ashtabula, OH
The third annual exhibition of work titled "Alfred on 25th St." featuring work of recent graduates from the school of Art and Design took place in July 2007. It took place in three difference galleries all on 25th street. '07 Exhibittors include: Jeremy Brooks, Lauren Gallapsy, Claire Hedden, Hongwei Li, Elaine McHard, Eric Morabito, Albion Stafford, Nadine Saylor, Minako Shirakura, Elizabeth Nickles, Angela Pease, Ana Medrano Goabe, Patrick Power, David Webber, and Necole Zayatz.
The Valley Journal featured an article about Steven titled "SAW potter influenced by ancient ceramics" in the beginning of January 2008
An article about him was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer. It was published on May 2, 2008 and was titled "Art hits the road and sells."
2000
In January 2007, The Jerich Arts Council welcomed Tresta as one of two art teachers to the Bainbridge Town Hall Gallery. She is in her 6th year at Unadilla Valley.
She was asked to participate in the Jericho Arts Council show at the Bainbridge Town Hall gallery and present her abstract pieces.
She hosted an open pottery studio and holliday show for herself and another artist in Fayton, VT in November 2007. It was an event to give the opportunity to see a working ceramics studio as wel as meet the artist displaying work for the holiday season. Bio: she makes functional pottery that combines salt firing wiht ornate and decorative floral patterns. She throws her wok on a potter's wheel and prefers to salt fire them. She has worked at various craft schols nationally. Her work has been featured in galleries natonwide and included in group shows including Strictly Functional Pottery, PA, Jersey Short Pottery National, NJ, and History in the Making, NY. She has been working in clay for ten years.
In Feb. 2008 San Fracisco Weely published an article titled "Art Anarchy Rules" about Packard Jenning's artwork and how it "hints at revolunion" but "offers a revelation instad."
They moved to DE where Josh wil be a professor at the University of Delaware. They prepared for hte move by trekking the Inca Trail in Peru in August. She is still at the University of MD communting, working on her PhD in English.
The third annual exhibition of work titled "Alfred on 25th St." featuring work of recent graduates from the school of Art and Design took place in July 2007. It took place in three difference galleries all on 25th street. '07 Exhibittors include: Jeremy Brooks, Lauren Gallapsy, Claire Hedden, Hongwei Li, Elaine McHard, Eric Morabito, Albion Stafford, Nadine Saylor, Minako Shirakura, Elizabeth Nickles, Angela Pease, Ana Medrano Goabe, Patrick Power, David Webber, and Necole Zayatz.
I am emailing you toda to update the Alumni of 2000 what I have been doing and where I hae been. I haven't put anything in the news since I graduated in 2000, but I would like to let all those who know me at Alfred what have been doing. Again, my name is Brad Gigliotti, and I graduatedin 2000 from Alfred. Since ten I have been an Assistant Lacrosse Coach at the University of Michigan for their Men's Varsity Club team. I have been there for 6 years and this year we won our first ever National Championship in the MCLA (Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association) name for our Club League. It completed a perfect season of 20-0. Outside of coaching I have also completed my Master's in teaching of Physical Education at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. I spent this past year substitute teaching and looking for that oportunity to get my foot in the door for a long term job. This month I will be getting married to Bridget Hogan on Jne 28, 2008. (Interesting Note - I proposed to her after an Alumn Lacrosse game this past fall on Merrill Field). It would be nice to see this in the magazine so all those who I haven't seen or heard from since I graduated can see what I have been up to.
2001
The third annual exhibition of work titled "Alfred on 25th St." featuring work of recent graduates from the school of Art and Design took place in July 2007. It took place in three difference galleries all on 25th street. '07 Exhibittors include: Jeremy Brooks, Lauren Gallapsy, Claire Hedden, Hongwei Li, Elaine McHard, Eric Morabito, Albion Stafford, Nadine Saylor, Minako Shirakura, Elizabeth Nickles, Angela Pease, Ana Medrano Goabe, Patrick Power, David Webber, and Necole Zayatz.
Her artwork was featured in an article title "The MFA Factor volume 3" in Ceramics Monthly in November 2007. This is a report of Ohio University and the top graduate study programs in ceramcs as rated by U.S. News and World Report.
2002
Thea Augustina Eck, AU class of 2002 (B.A.F.A.), recently received her MFA from the School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan in April 2008. While at Michigan, she received two graduate student research grants from Rackham Graduate School and the Dbvig/Redstone Award from the School of Art and Design. This summer her work will be featured in the 'Polar Attractions' sow at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA. In addition, she will be traveling to Copenhagen, Denmark this fall on an American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship 2008-2009 to do artowkr based on two polar archives, the Danish Polar Center and the Arctic Institute
The University of Illinois Springfield and the Chancellor's Distinguished Visiting Scholar Program sponsored an Exhibit and Catalog of Michael's. In the last 18 months Michael has had solo exhibitions in New York City, Miami, Houston, Kansas city, Chicago, and Italy. His work has appeared and been reviewed in such noted publications as Art Papers, Flash Art, and The New York Times. He has recently been awarded an Artadia Award and the prestigious Nancy Graves Foundation Award. McKean has also had numberous residencies including fellowships at the MFAH Core Program in Houston, Texas, the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art in Omaha, Nebraska, the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts and the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana. He currently lives and works in Richmond, VA where he is an Assistant Profesor in the Sculpture and Extended Media Department at Virginia Commonwealth University.
2003
Olson has been prmoted to manager in the firm. She previously served as a senior accountant in the firm's audit division. Olson joined hte Bonadio Group immediately following graduation from AU. She currently lives in Rochester.
She presented a free lecture in March 2008 at Salem Community College, Salem NJ. It was titled "Strays Make the Nicest Pets." Her lecture kicked off the International Flameworking Conference.
He is not teaching Regents physics, International Baccalaureate physics and astronomy at the Odyssey Academy in Greece, NY. Since 2003 he has worked with the Spitzer Space Telescope to study molecular outflows in the NGC 133 nebula and investigated the isue of galaxy classification by deeloping classification schemes for late type stars in the Large Magellani Cloud.
Cheryl Junker of Meadville was awarded a juris doctor degree from Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, NH, at commencement ceremonies May 19. She holds a BA of Science in ceramic engineering from AU. While at Pierce Law she served as presdient of the Moot Court Board and admissions ambassador.
Morgana Fall's first job at Ceralink Inc. was as an intern seven years ago. She never left. It started when Ceralink's president, Holly Shulman, taught one of Fall's classes at AU. Fall, 26, started as a summer intern at Ceralink which provides material science and engineering research and development work for other companies. She was asked to stay on for a semester co-op and continued working summers untill she graduated and joined as a full-time researcher. Cerlink moved to the Rensselaer Technology Park in North Greenbush from Alfred in 2004. Fall said that in the early years, she was in charge of ordering supplies and seting up the lab systems. Then she was given more responsibility, handling technology transfer issues when Ceralink licensed patented technology from a company in the UK. "I was responsible for gathering and understanding all of the articles, papers and experimental data. I made two trips to the UK for hands-on training in the technology," she says. Today Fall has one patent and three more patents pending. "I am an inventor," she says"There is something new going on every day. I know that the work I do here has a big impact on the success and direction of the company." Thats important to Fall. "It means a lot to me, knowing where the company started and seeing how it has grown, prospered, and how we have build a solid reputation. Also, seeing my individual skills increase -- and the people I work with. Together, we shaped the direction and vision of the company." Fall said she knew in high school that she was either going to be a fine artist or a ceramic engineer. "Ceramic engineer sounded like it combined art and engineering. I found out there was a lot more sceince than art-- but it worked out."
In Spring 2007 there was an exhibition of work by Thaddeus on display at Valley Artisans Market in Cambridge. It ran through May 2. The show focused on functional porcelain pottery whose form is meant to provode the viewer to use the pieces.
2004
Mr. Robert Francischelli is the new school psychologist for the Jasper Troupsburg schoool district.
She was featured in an article about Rugby title "Womens Rugby 'It's a lifestyle, not jut a game'" published in the EAgle-Tribune in June 2007
An article titled"Teacher goes to 'space camp' was published in the Evening Tribune on 6/30/2008. It was about Mike training to be an astronaut for one week. He is teaching science at Sleepy Hollow Middle School, in Sleepy Hollow. He was selected as one of three hundred educators for the camp this year from seventeen countries.
2005
She had an art opening titled The Brooklyn Collective Spring Event on Saturday May 17th on 198 Colubia Sreet. there was an open bar reception at Mazzat Mediterranean Kitchen
The Gallery at Spencertown Academy Arts Center in Catskill, NY presented "Yard: The Private Landscape," an exhibition fo photographs exploring back yards, private spaces and nature in November 2007. Lindsay's work was a part of this exhibit. She lives in Ithaca and is currently working toward a master of fine art degree at Cornell Uniersity School of Art.
Kansas City artisit came back from a year in China in 2005 . She lived and worked in the heart of Jingdezhem as a visiting artist at the city's Experimental Sculpture Factory.
Kathleen is marketing director at the facility where Bob Sinclair 43 lives. The know each other very well and happneed to attend the Moskowitz event (separately) in January.
He was chosed from a field of 485 applicants to receive a portion of $50,000 in unrestricted funs and professional development support b the Bush Foundation as a 2008 Bush Artist Fellow in Minneapolis
2006
Join Bonadio group as assistant accountant.
A small bio about Nathan was published in the May 2008 ceramics monthly. He is currently an artist-in-residence at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia,
An art show called "In Process" was prepared by artsts Ada Van Hecke and Melisa C.G.R. Jones of Montogomery Village. It is a referance to the different pottery processes the artists used to create the artwork. The article did not say when the show was. It was at the Mattawoman Creek ARt Center in Marbury.
She has joined the insurance agency First Niagra as a client service agent. She is responsible for sales and customer service in the personal lines department. Martin has more than 8 years of insurance experience and lives in Fairport.
2007
The third annual exhibition of work titled "Alfred on 25th St." featuring work of recent graduates from the school of Art and Design took place in July 2007. It took place in three difference galleries all on 25th street. '07 Exhibittors include: Jeremy Brooks, Lauren Gallapsy, Claire Hedden, Hongwei Li, Elaine McHard, Eric Morabito, Albion Stafford, Nadine Saylor, Minako Shirakura, Elizabeth Nickles, Angela Pease, Ana Medrano Goabe, Patrick Power, David Webber, and Necole Zayatz.
The third annual exhibition of work titled "Alfred on 25th St." featuring work of recent graduates from the school of Art and Design took place in July 2007. It took place in three difference galleries all on 25th street. '07 Exhibittors include: Jeremy Brooks, Lauren Gallapsy, Claire Hedden, Hongwei Li, Elaine McHard, Eric Morabito, Albion Stafford, Nadine Saylor, Minako Shirakura, Elizabeth Nickles, Angela Pease, Ana Medrano Goabe, Patrick Power, David Webber, and Necole Zayatz.
At the Providence Public Library Ben talked and presented a side show of his art work at the Central Library's Gallery Night, in May 2008. The presentation was the third in the digital literacy series presented in conjunction with the Gallery Night events. He creates intallations, wearable items, and sculpture. His work can be viewed at www. Benjaminter.net and www.flicker.com/photosbfinoradin. He attended Memorial Art gallery in Rochester, and AU. He has shown in the Current Gallery in Baltimore, the Kathleen Cullen Gallery in Chelsea and the Stairwell Gallery in Providence.
There will be an ³Artist Walk & Talk² at Sculpture Barn, 3 Milltown Road at Route 39, New Fairfield, CT, on the Danbury Line, Sunday July 20, 2 p.m., rain or shine. Admission is free. The program will be an exploration of ³the creative relationship between (AU) Professor Emeritus Glenn Zweygardt and two of his students, David Boyajian, AU class of Œ80, founder of Sculpture Barn, and his studio assistant Matt Rink, AU class of Œ07. All three artists will be in attendance to walk with you and talk about their work exhibited in the four-acre Sculpture Field. This event is part of the EVOLUTION CONSTRUCTED Exhibition on view through Saturday, Aug. 23, with over 20 outdoor works on view with the like inside the gallery.² Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sculpture Barn is a self supporting art center in Western Connecticut dedicated to fostering dialogue between contemporary artists, collectors, and the public through exhibitions, classes, and events. Website: www.sculpturebarn.com
The third annual exhibition of work titled "Alfred on 25th St." featuring work of recent graduates from the school of Art and Design took place in July 2007. It took place in three difference galleries all on 25th street. '07 Exhibittors include: Jeremy Brooks, Lauren Gallapsy, Claire Hedden, Hongwei Li, Elaine McHard, Eric Morabito, Albion Stafford, Nadine Saylor, Minako Shirakura, Elizabeth Nickles, Angela Pease, Ana Medrano Goabe, Patrick Power, David Webber, and Necole Zayatz.
The third annual exhibition of work titled "Alfred on 25th St." featuring work of recent graduates from the school of Art and Design took place in July 2007. It took place in three difference galleries all on 25th street. '07 Exhibittors include: Jeremy Brooks, Lauren Gallapsy, Claire Hedden, Hongwei Li, Elaine McHard, Eric Morabito, Albion Stafford, Nadine Saylor, Minako Shirakura, Elizabeth Nickles, Angela Pease, Ana Medrano Goabe, Patrick Power, David Webber, and Necole Zayatz.
The third annual exhibition of work titled "Alfred on 25th St." featuring work of recent graduates from the school of Art and Design took place in July 2007. It took place in three difference galleries all on 25th street. '07 Exhibittors include: Jeremy Brooks, Lauren Gallapsy, Claire Hedden, Hongwei Li, Elaine McHard, Eric Morabito, Albion Stafford, Nadine Saylor, Minako Shirakura, Elizabeth Nickles, Angela Pease, Ana Medrano Goabe, Patrick Power, David Webber, and Necole Zayatz.
The third annual exhibition of work titled "Alfred on 25th St." featuring work of recent graduates from the school of Art and Design took place in July 2007. It took place in three difference galleries all on 25th street. '07 Exhibittors include: Jeremy Brooks, Lauren Gallapsy, Claire Hedden, Hongwei Li, Elaine McHard, Eric Morabito, Albion Stafford, Nadine Saylor, Minako Shirakura, Elizabeth Nickles, Angela Pease, Ana Medrano Goabe, Patrick Power, David Webber, and Necole Zayatz.
The third annual exhibition of work titled "Alfred on 25th St." featuring work of recent graduates from the school of Art and Design took place in July 2007. It took place in three difference galleries all on 25th street. '07 Exhibittors include: Jeremy Brooks, Lauren Gallapsy, Claire Hedden, Hongwei Li, Elaine McHard, Eric Morabito, Albion Stafford, Nadine Saylor, Minako Shirakura, Elizabeth Nickles, Angela Pease, Ana Medrano Goabe, Patrick Power, David Webber, and Necole Zayatz.
She will work as a long-term spanish substitute for grades six, eight, and nine at Honeoye High School in Honeoye, NY
she Joined the U.S. Navy in April 2007 as an E-6 and was commissioned to Ensign in December 2007. On Jan. 6 she reported to Officer Development School at Newport, R.I. After graduation she is to be assigned as an instructor in Navy Nuclear Power.
She joined PAPA advertising and provides support in design and production art for print and web projects.
2008
She will receive a fellowship in genome sciences at hte University of Washington in Seattle beginning in September.
Births
Tracy and her husband doug welcomed their new daughter Haley Elizabeth into the World on March 19, 2008. She joins her brother Derek who is 3.
Engagements
Jillian Kule '01 is engaged to Joseph "Benny" Benedict ('02). Wedding is scheduled at the Peek n' Peak Resort in June
Peter Pincus '05 is engaged to Lori Thore '04 in May 2008. Wedding is planned for June 2009
Christopher Reger '06 is engaged to Jessica Giuricich '06 and moved to Elmira where they are both working for Elmira City School District.