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Savo Jevremovic died Aug. 10, 2013.
Duane A. Green died July 4, 2013.
1930
Annette Fox Johnson died Aug. 7, 2013.
1939
Phillip W. Tefft died May 6, 2013.
1943
J. David Broudo participated in a special exhibition from October to December 2012 at the International Museum of Ceramic Art at AU.
1945
Col. Larry and his wife, Eddie, are living in Seminole, Fla.
Betty Jean (VanGorder) Lacy passed away April 29, 2011.
1947
Yutaka Kobayashi gave a presentation at Boston College on Feb. 12, 2013 as part of the Japan Club of Boston College's Day of Remembrance, an event commemorating and spreading awareness of the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
1950
David Crump retired at the age of 80 and continues to travel and oil paint.
1951
John Peretz died Sept. 28, 2013.
1952
Yung Tao died Feb. 16, 2013.
William B. McClurg of Venice, Fla. died Feb. 6, 2013.
Designer Marketplace recently profiled Wayne Husted and his glasswork.
Val Murat Cushing died Nov. 17, 2013.
1953
Charles and Nancy Williams published a book, "Glass Cutters with a Brief History of Flat Glass," a compilation of 1,400 different glass cutters collected over the past 35 years.
Charles and Nancy Williams published a book, "Glass Cutters with a Brief History of Flat Glass," a compilation of 1,400 different glass cutters collected over the past 35 years.
1954
Robert Kalfin directed the world premiere staging of "Chance -- A Musical Play about Love, Risk & Getting it Right" in July 2013 at The Alcove Theatre, San Francisco.
1955
David Lawrence Mahoney married Helen Jeannette Fox May 30, 2013 in Dublin, Ireland.
1956
Robert Littell published a spy novel titled "Young Philby," based on the career of real-life Soviet spy Harold Adrian Russell "Kim" Philby, chronicled through accounts of Philby by friends and colleagues.
1957
Janice King died Jan. 26, 2013.
The New York State Office of the Aging recognized Almond, N.Y. residents Chuck and Ellen Shultz's volunteer efforts on Senior Citizens' Day in Albany in May 2013.
The Cold Spring Harbor Library, Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., showcased paintings by Jeanne Fields Rogers throughtout May 2013.
1958
The New York State Office of the Aging recognized Almond, N.Y. residents Chuck and Ellen Shultz's volunteer efforts on Senior Citizens' Day in Albany in May 2013.
1959
Barbara Korman presented a solo exhibition, "Revisionist Landscapes," at the Madelyn Jordan Fine Art Gallery in Scarsdale, N.Y. The exhibition combined landscape photographs with salvaged branches, experimenting with space and issues of illusion and reality. Barbara is a sculptor and designer living and working in New York City, where she operates a studio focusing on three-dimensional constructions and installations. She has been named a "StyleMaker" by the New York Times and included in both Foremost Women of the 20th Century and Who's Who in America lists.
Grace Bentley-Scheck was a featured artist on the printmaking blog "The Old Print Gallery" for her work in collograph. She lives and works as a studio artist in Narragansett, R.I. Grace is also a member of the Society of American Graphic Artists, Florida Printmakers, and the Wickford Art Association. She has been featured in publications such as "American Artist Magazine."
1961
The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) announced three new Distinguished Life Members for 2012, among them Joel P. Moskowitz, University trustee. The Distinguished Life Member Award is the highest honor accorded members of the scientific and technical organization. The award is given in recognition of an individual's eminent contribution to the ceramic and glass profession.
The Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame's Delaware County Chapter inducted Warren Sutton at its annual awards dinner in June 2013.
1962
Peter Buttress, University Trustee emeritus, recently published his second children's book, "Chase Gets a Pen Pal."
Darwin (Deac) Dorr closed his psychotherapy practice three years ago when he turned 70.
1963
Inci Bowman gave a presentation May 30, 2013 at a Washington, D.C. book event called "A Nation Exiled: Crimean Tatars."
Don Reitz participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
1964
Cynthia Bringle participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
Michael A. Kaplan was listed as a top personal injury attorney in San Diego County in San Diego Magazine's annual March 2013 listing.
1966
David Perlstein, author of SLICK!, won acclaim when Kirkus Review placed his work on its list, 2012's Top 25 Indy Books. Following retirement from life as a freelance advertisement copywriter David is finding success in his avocation, writting serious circumstances into enjoyably eye-opening fiction, SLICK!, written and independently published by Perlstein makes satire out of a serious subject, volatility in the Middle East. David is working on his latest book, "SAN CAFE," another geopolitical satire, this one based in Central America.
Bob Benmosche, CEO of AIG, was featured in an article in New York Magazine for his work with the company. Bob came out of retirement to take over as CEO of the company after its financial crisis and subsequent government bailout.
1967
James Eggler died Feb. 5, 2013.
Lester Friedman was quoted in an article in The New Jersey Jewish Standard on Spielberg's film "Lincoln" about how the movie reflects the director's Jewish upbringing. Lester is a professor of media and society at Hobart and William Smith colleges and a scholar in the field of Jewish representation in the American film industry, having published several books on the subject.
Richard Kellogg recently published a children's book titled "Barry Baskerville Solves a Case," a story about a young boy who wants to be just like his hero, detective Sherlock Holmes.
For the second straight year, two and a half year old Ranch & Reata magazine has won the General Excellence Award for its circulation category at the annual American Horse Publications (AHP) Awards, considered the "Oscars of the Industry," in Colorado Springs, Colo. Ranch & Reata's publishing company is co-owned by Peter Cuneo.
Merrick Rossein is a professor of Law at the City University of New York School of Law. He has litigated numerous employment discrimination cases, including landmark sexual harassment cases, published a three-volume treatise, "Employment Discrimination Law and Litigation," and recently was selected to serve as the Independent EEO consultant in the wake of a U.S. District Court decision and remedial order in U.S. and the Vulcan Society v. the City of New York.
1968
Michelle Murphy presented her poetry at The Wild Side, a poetry reading and performance held at Ashawagh Hall in East Hampton, N.Y.
1969
Bob Friend received the 2013 Photo Marketing Association Distinguished Service Award for his contributions to the photo imaging industry.
The University of Saint Joseph promoted Judith Durham to full professor of counseling in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies.
Karen (Duncan) Green's husband, William H. Green, died June 22, 2013.
1970
Beth Hurlburt Hensley was promoted to director of remediation and retention at Southside Regional Medicial Center Professional Schools in Petersburg, Va. She was also named Educator of the Year at SRMC Professional School.
Jim Nelson and Bill Rice returned to the university campus April 4, 2013 to share their knowledge, first during an engineering undergraduate seminar, and then with students in Prof. Frank Duserick's Family Business Management course. They also joined a group of engineering students for a luncheon roundtable.
Wes Martens performed stand-up comedy in Southern California for 37 years. He has lived in Washington, D.C. since 2012.
1971
Stan Schneider was named the "Go-To" Criminal Defense Lawyer in Texas by Texas Lawyer Magazine.
Brigadier General and AU trustee Robert Stephens gave a talk at the Ben Hill United Methodist Church, Atlanta, Ga. service as part of the Veterans Ministry program.
Donald Barber was a presenter for "Our Energy Future," a public forum on conservation and renewable energy.
1972
Joe Pellicciotti is vice chancellor for administration and professor of public and environment affairs at Indiana University Northwest in Gary, Ind.
Ross Pakula and wife Karen became the proud grandparents of twin girls, Addison and Charlotte on May 15, 2012.
Warren Wolf will receivd the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Lawyer of the Year Award in San Antonio, Texas in June 2013.
The Bath, N.Y. Rotary Club inducated James Arthur into the organization in a May 2013 ceremony.
Phillip Tennant received the President's Medal for Excellence from Indiana University.
Ross Pakula embarked on a second career as a voice-over artist.
Ronald R. Souser died June 4, 2013.
1973
Pennsylvania State University named Gary Messing a co-director of the Center for Innovative Materials Processing through Direct Digital Deposition.
Todd Flaherty was honored as a Syracuse University 2012 Letterwinner of Distinction at a banquet last October.
Benjamin Ostrer was installed as the 26th president of The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, New York's largest bar association.
1974
Pam Cabanas curated the first invitational art exhibit at Bartlett Woods in Rockland, Maine.
Kathleen Mulcahy and Ron Desmett won the Artist of the Year Award at the 2013 (PA) Governor's Awards for the Arts.
1975
William "Bill" Gibson, retired farm service agency director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is a part-time, private contractor for the Schoharie-Otsego (County, N.Y.) Cornell Cooperative Extension Service.
In October 2012, Randi Blumenson left her position as managing attorney with the Virginia Legal Aid Society after 32 years as a legal aid and lawyer. She and her husband, Dan, moved to Salem, Ore., where they get to enjoy their five grandchildren.
Lance Shaner's hotel business, Shaner Hotels, will manage a Marriott International hotel on Buffalo's Canalside.
David Lamb died in Spokane, Wash on March 14, 2013.
Dave Blakeslee presented "The Potter's Talk," a talk on God's character enacted through the metaphor of a potter, at Calvary Chapel in Silver City, N.M.
Bruce Ferguson is president of Underwriters Safety and Claims Inc., a company providing claims adminstration, risk management, and insurance-brokerage services in the Louisville, Ky. area.
1976
Dr. Helen Matusow-Ayers, vice president for Student Affairs at Pratt Institute, New York City, was honored as a "Pillar of the Profession" by NASPA (national Student Affairs organization) Foundation.
George Mason showed new work at the Maine Jewish Museum in Portland, Maine in late spring/early summer 2013.
1977
Wende Essrow published a children's book, "The Paintbrush Dreamer," which contains several references to AU on the back cover.
William Pulos earned the AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the organization's highest possible rating for ethical standards and legal ability, for the second year running.
John Margeson stepped down from his post as Allegany County (NY) administrator, which he held for 21 years.
Joseph Hughes and his wife, Cindy, became grandparents in October 2012.
1978
Victoria Ackley Larson died on Feb. 8, 2013.
Sylvia LaMar was appointed a judge for New Mexico's 1st Judicial District, covering Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, and Los Alamos counties.
Jim Nelson and Bill Rice returned to the university campus April 4, 2013 to share their knowledge, first during an engineering undergraduate seminar, and then with students in Prof. Frank Duserick's Family Business Management course. They also joined a group of engineering students for a luncheon roundtable.
Ron Sofo is CEO/Principal of City Charter High School in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Annabeth Rosen had a solo exhibition, "Nature-Morphic," featured at Humboldt State University's First Street Gallery in Eureka, Calif.
Eileen (Selender) Anderson has been working at Choate Rosemary Hall (Wallingford, Canada) in their Health Center transitioning to a retirement job in another two years.
The Santa Cruz Sentinel interviewed Stan Welsh about his ceramic artwork and his teaching career at San Jose State University.
Red Star Studios at the Belger Crane Yard in Kansas City, Mo. showcased Akio Takamori's ceramic art exhibit titled "Lust."
Amy Seissler has married and is now called Amy Keith; she lives in Stamford, Conn.
1979
Carl S. Dziekan retired from teaching accounting for 30 years at Utica College of Syracuse University and continues to practice law as a partner of Steates Remmell Steates & Dziekan in Utica.
Steven Louis Gressani deid Dec. 12, 2012.
1980
Joe Mooney completed a permanent sculpture installation at the Phillip Berman Museum at Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pa.
Chris Staley is a professor of the ceramic arts at Penn State University and is the Penn State Laureate.
Ed Bradley published his first book, "Cycling Through Depression," which chronicles his cross-country bicycle journey to raise awareness of depression, which he has struggled with for years.
Joseph Fucigna exhibited "Ebb and Flow" in May/June 2013 at the Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
In the Matthews Gallery's October 2013 "NEW HORIZONS: Focus on Landscapes" show, Tesuque, N.M. artist Frank Morbillo's landscape-inspired sculpture was described as engaging with contemporary and historic landscape art from the Southwest and beyond."
Following her Featured Artist Show at the David A. Howe Library in Wellsville, N.Y., Betty W. Sweet donated a paiting of the historic York's Corner Store, one of the earliest buildings constructed in the town of Willing in Allegany County, N.Y., to the Allegany County Historical Society.
Mitchell Lampert has joined Robinson & Cole LLP, Stamford, Conn. as a partner in the Business Transactions Group.
1981
Gary Kuch is director of the Clark Foundation Scholarship Program.
Lora Lefebvre was appointed SUNY associate vice chancellor for health affairs.
1982
Jeff Alexander was the 2012 inductee to the Label Printing Industries of America Hall of Fame.
Tim DeJong owns and operates his own glassblowing studio and gallery, Wimberley Glassworks, in the heart of Texas Hill Country.
Doug Casebeer participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
1983
Bobby Silverman participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
Steven Heinemann participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
Tom Whelan served as an assistant coach for the New England Little League World Series team from Westport, Conn.
Data Center Post profiled Steve Garrison and Pica8, the company where he serves as vice president of product marketing.
1984
Dave Douglas and Molly Finnerty had their work featured in an exhibition of SUNY students' art at the SUNY Global Center in New York City. Joseph Scheer, professor of print media at AU, was a member of the panel that selected works to be included in this exhibit.
Art by Amanda Oglesbee of Wellsville was featured in the 2013 Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition this past summer in the Grand Gallery at Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester.
John J. Simmins is a technical executive at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Palo Alto, Calif., where he manages information and communications technology.
Amanda Parry-Oglesbee opened a solo show, "Foilage," this spring at the Damiami Wine Cellars in Burdett, N.Y.
Dan Bates has been named head football coach of McQuaid Jesuit in Rochester, N.Y.
Mary Holden is a visiting lecturer in physics at California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Richard Dolan spoke at the Citizens Hearing on Disclosure at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
1985
Greg Leshe collaborated with noted artist, educator, and editions expert Judith Brodsky and designer Isabella Palowitch on a large catalog project for artist Basil Alkazzi.
Don Scholla retired from Olean (N.Y.) High School in June 2013 as athletics director.
Lakeland Bancorp Inc., New Jersey, promoted Bruce Bready to vice president.
Gary Erickson was a visiting artist at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks Department of Art and Design, giving presentations and demonstrations.
Lucy Fagella is a full-time studio potter crafting handmade functional pottery and cremation urns, including a unique line of biodegradable urns for "Green Burial."
Virginia Scotchie, professor of art and head of ceramics at the university of South Carolina, was guest curator for "Denature Nature" at the Scripps College (Claremont, Calif.) Ceramics Annual, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery.
Steve Loucks participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
Michael J. Rossi released a new book, "The Giants of the Citadel," which tells the engaging story of Adam and Eve told in a whole new light --set in a world before recorded time when giants ruled the world and mankind was considered vermin.
Vickie (Amidon) Weyand retired from teaching high school biology and chemistry and married Dr. James Weyand, an optometrist, on June 11, 2013 in Duck, N.C.
Col. Daniel R. Hirsch took over as commander-director of the Integrated Test and Evaluation Directorate at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas on May 30, 2013.
Michael McKinley is general manager of the Wellsville Daily Reporter, Wellsville, N.Y.
Clemente J. Parente joined the Albany office of Jackson Lewis LLP.
1986
McGuire Development Co. promoted Judy Robertson to property accounting analyst.
Walter McConnell participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
Herkimer County Community College Associate Dean of Continuing Education Linda Contino Lamb received the 2013 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service at Herkimer County Community College (HCCC).
Kimberly Marie Conroy received the doctor of nursing practice degree on May 18, 2013 at Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
1987
Jordana M.Y. Shane joined the faculty of King's College, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., as an instruction/reference librarian with the rank of assistant technical professor.
The Castellani Art Museum at Niagara University presented an art showcase titled "Western New York Collects: Josh Iguchi" by alumnus Josh Iguchi.
Peter Beasecker demonstrated at the 26th annual North Carolina Potters' Conference in March in Asheboro, N.C.
Peter Beasecker participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
Christopher Suozzi was inducted into the Genesee (Batavia, N.Y.) Community College (GCC) Hall of Fame.
Yale-New Haven Hospital nominated Elizabeth O'Mara for the American Organization of Nurse Executive fellows.
1988
Kara Mackey Dopman is starting a new business, the Saratoga Stillhouse, Inc.
The Archie Bray Foundation Residence Center (Helena, Mont.) presented a talk by Tony Marsh on his ceramic artwork and influences.
Julia Galloway spoke about ceramic art at Kent/Blossom Art at Kent State University as part of the 2013 Public Lecture Series.
PenBay Pilot of Camden, Maine profiled Tom Higbee's woodworking business.
Joseph Sapienza died Sept. 3, 2011.
Matthew Paul won Best in Show for his graphitie drawing "Incogneato #1 (The Lady)" at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts February 2013 juried show "Black and White Juried Art Show: A Showcase of Regional Artists."
Kara Mackey Dopman is an environmental engineer for the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at the SUNY Albany, N.Y.
1989
Dan Marvin published his third book, "Dan Marvin's Change of Briefs," a compilation of 108 short works of fiction.
Jim Gubernick participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
1990
Rebecca Cohen showcased her acrylic artwork at the RatCity ArtCity April Art Walk in White Center, Wash.
Matthew McElligott received the South Dakota Library Association's 2012-13 Prairie Bud Award for best children's book for grades K-2 for "Even Monsters Need Haircuts," published in 2010 by Walker and Co.
Frank Pisciotta is the president of Business Protection Specialists, Inc., specializing in helping companies prevent crime and reduce threats through risk assessments, security surveys, and secuirty system design and implementation.
Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance appointed Leo J. Carroll as senior vice president, Healthcasre Professional Liability.
Dow Chemical Co. appointed A.N. Sreeram as corporate vice president of Research & Development.
1991
The Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art. Great Falls, Mont. showcased Josh DeWeese's ceramic work titled "A Point in Time."
Torsten Zenas Burns developed a DVD of his video and performance artwork to foster donations for Signal Culture, a new media arts organization called Signal Culture in Central New York.
Bruce Dehnert published "Simon Leach's Pottery Handbook," on Simon Leach, grandson of noted 20th century British potter Bernard Leach.
Josh DeWeese had a solo exhibition, "Josh DeWeese: A Point in Time," at the Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, Mont.
Henry Tanaka was appointed to the Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission, which works to advance the full and equal participation of Asian Pacific Americans in Michigan.
Melissa Vernacotola gave a presentation on a ceramic engineering at the Canisteo-Greenwood (NY) Middle School Career Day.
1992
Wade Spicer is CEO and founder of Strong Industries Inc. (a plastics manufacturer), Strong Spacs Inc. (manufacturer of hot tubs), Power Yards LP (real estate holding company), Yards 11 LLC (rail yard and transfer facilities), No Boundaries LLC (holding company), and BuyHotTubsDirect.com (e-commerce company).
Margaret Boozer owns and operates the Red Dirt Studio in the Gateway Art District, Mount Ranier, Md. a coverted warehouse space opended in 1996 where she teaches advanced workshops in ceramics and sculpture to help her students become professional studio artists.
Paul Pustulka was promoted to general manager at CerMedia, a Buffalo, N.Y.-based technology developer and manufacturer of high surface area ceramic media that facilitates the biofiltration of certain liquids and vapors in industrial and residential applications.
Thomas P. Rock was presented the Distinguished Service Award at the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals (NAGAP) 26th Annual Conference in Kissimmee, Fla.
Darrin Martin developed two DVDs of his video and performance artwork to foster donations for Signal Culture, a new media arts organizaton called Signal Culture in Central New York.
Susan Bloch, a mixed-media sculptor, shows her work locally and internationally.
Kate Maury judged submitted art work for the Annual Members Art Exhibition at the Galleries of The Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wis.
The Huntington (WV) Museum of Art welcomed nationally reowned potter Lisa Orr as a Walter Gropius Master Artist in September 2013.
Matthew Ryen received the Eltz Chaim Award at Synagogue Neth Sholom, Rochester, NY.
1993
Michael O'Malley teaches sculpture at Pomona College, Calremont, Calif. as an associate professor of art.
The Fuller Craft Museum, Tarlow Gallery, Brockton, Mass. showcased ceramic plant figures designed by Linda Huey.
Monika Kaden launched a website, monikakaden.com, a comprehensive online portfolio of her art, achievements, and current work.
Jennifer Saunders was appointed to the Board of Directors of The Mental Health Association in Fulton & Montgomery Counties in New York.
Ruth Auslander is director for Corporate Relations for the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation.
Mary Louise Carter participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
1994
Michael Joyce published a book of reimagined vintage Swiss rock posters titled "Swissted."
Sean Healy opended a collaborative exhibition with the Aspen Writers Institute in the Patton-Mallot Gallery at Anderson Ranch Art Center in Snowmass Village, Colo.
Casey O'Connor presented an exhibition in the Rocklin Ridley Gallery exploring the wide array of manufacturing and application of both art and high-tech ceramics.
Nannette Stangle-Castor moderated a panel titled "Leveraging Trade Associates in Technology Transfer Marketing" at the Association of University Technology Managers 2013 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
Mark A. Ferm was appointed to the New York State Board for Public Accountancy.
For the second year in a row, Nannette Stangle-Castor, founder and president of InnoVector Tech, was selected as the winner of the LED Award by the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) Research Trinagle Park chapter.
The Santa Fe Art Institute appointed Sanji Sethi executive director, effective Aug. 1, 2013.
Johnny James DiBlasi earned the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Georgia Campus ---- Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA=PCOM).
1995
The Lincoln Motor Company Gallery Series New York International Auto Show 2013 showcased Norwood Viviano's art project "Cities: Departure and Deviation."
Brian Peshek is a ceramic art instructor at McGroarty Arts Center, Tujunga, Calif.
John Lloyd gave presentations at Cochise College's main campuses.
Norwood Viviano's blown-glass exhibit finished in the top 25 of ArtPrize 2012, the world's largest open art competition.
Commander Louis Springer took command of the USS Rhode Island SSBN 740 in Kings Bay, Ga. on March 1, 2013.
Bridget DiCello released her second book, "How not if, to Navigate Difficult Conversations."
Bennett McKnight owns and operates Second Century Glassworks, a glass studio in West Seattle, Wash.
Wendy Wescott is co-owner of Keen's Floral, a family-run flower shop in Scranton, Pa.
Kristen Kieffer participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
Ceramic artists Aysha Peltz and Todd Wahlstrom conducted a demonstration workshop at the Sprinkler Factory in Worcester, Mass.
1996
Bonnie Smith is a ceramic sculpture artist living and working in Kingston, N.Y.
Wendy Wolf is a printmaker, painter, and jewelry designer living and working in Philadelphia, Pa.
Silverman and Hamilton Square Condominium Association presented Ann LePore's "Upward Mobility," in ArtBloc, a mobile art gallery and performance space built from two repurposed shipping containers, July 10 through Aug. 31, 2013.
Joseph W. Budahazy died July 19, 2013.
Yasmine Awais has been appointed assistant clinical professor in the Art Therapy program at Drexel University.
1997
Evelyn (Trzeciak) Leduc and Michael Leduc of Paris, France welcomed their second son, Auguste, Nov. 29, 2011.
Matthew Flowers is principal of the Genesee Valley Educational Partnership's Charles G. May Center, Leroy, N.Y.
Joella Rand died Oct. 15, 2013.
Mark Yacavone is assistant vice president for enrollment management at SUNY Cortland.
Bruce Gholson was co-chairman of the 26th annual North Carolina Potters' Conference, March 1-3, 2013 in Asheboro, N.C.
Joe Streno is a Macintosh consultant and an Independent Health Coach in addition to his independent work as a ceramic artist, sculptor, musician, and photographer.
Jen Ward began a master's degree program at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland to study acupuncture, herbs, Shiatsu, and Qi Gong.
1998
Adrienne Metzinger is managing director of New York City's One World Symphony.
Lauren Borchard gave birth to a baby girl, Violet Sophia Walker.
Steven Xelin presented a tax talk for artists at The Productive in Manhattan, where he discussed various aspects of financial planning and tax issues for artists.
Natalie Rae Krauser-McCarthy joined Homefirst Interfaith Housing & Family Services, Inc. in September 2012 as director of Giving & External Affairs.
Works by Patrick Brennan appeared in "dirty windows at toomer labzda, East Village/Lower East Side, New York.
Adam Sorensen served on a panel of judges that named finalists for the "Neddy at Cornish," an annual award program supported by Behnke Foundation and housed at Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, Wash.
Steven Young Lee, artist-in-residence at the Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Mont., gave an artist talk in June 2013.
Art by Colleen McCall of Elmira was featured in the 2013 Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition in the Grand Gallery at Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester.
Adrienne Metzinger, managing director of New York City's One World Symphony performed as the legendary temptress Dalila in Saint-Saens' Samson et Dalila, when her husband, Sung Jin Hong, artistic director and conductor of One World Symphony, presented the adventurous and interactive show performing Saariaho, Hindemith, Puccini with a cast of vocal artists and critically acclaimed burlesque artist Bettina May, Oct. 27-28, 2013.
Maj. Matthew Kessler was awarded the Bronze Star while serving as a military adviser to the 215 Afghan Army Corps from January 2012 to December 2012. He currently lives in Camp Lejeune, N.C. with his wife, Rebecca (Schneider) and their two children, Edward and Rose.
Maj. Matthew Kessler was awarded the Bronze Star while serving as a military adviser to the 215 Afghan Army Corps from January 2012 to December 2012. He currently lives in Camp Lejeune, N.C. with his wife, Rebecca (Schneider) and their two children, Edward and Rose.
1999
The Jefferson County Mental Health Association named Korin A. Scheible executive director.
Timothy Gorbold joined Hydro Flask, a Bend, Ore.-based company known as an award-winning leader in high-performance, insulated stainless steel flasks, as a product design engineer.
Nicki Wood, a ceramic artist, is curator of collections, advanced programming, and social media for the Greater Southwest Historical Museum in Ardmore, Okla.
2000
Janice Jakielski had her work on display at the DeLuce Gallery at Northwest Missouri State University.
Tyler Lotz, an associate professor in ceramics at Illinois State University, designs his own line of tableware, called Tenet. It is basic tableware, cups, bowls, tumblers, tea pots, etc.
The Jamestown (NY) Rotary Club installed Sharon Hamilton as its president for 2013-14.
2001
Melissa Pritchard went on sabbatical from her teaching position at The Benjamin Franklin International School in Barcelona, Spain, where she has been living since 2002.
Mike LaFountaine received the 2013 New Investigator Award for the American College of Sports Medicine.
Dustin Weiderman participated in a 10-day choral tour of Italy with concerts in Rome, Florence, and Venice with 13 AU students and eight alumni members.
Kizzy M. Parks is president of K. Parks Consulting Inc. (KPC), a rapidly growing SBA 8 (a) certified, minority-woman owned small business, headquartered in Melbourne, Fla. with satellite offices in Orlando and Washington, D.C.
Dr. John Mauro received the Stookey Award, one of the top innovation awards at Corning (NY) Inc.
Allison McGowan designed an outdoor atmospheric kiln with a $2,000 Regional Artist Project Grant she received in 2012.
Matt Thompson was the project coordinator and developer for the award-winning film "Beasts of the Southern Wild."
Todd Striker, coach of the Adirondack LSC swim club, was profiled in USASwimming.org's weekly "Coaches You SHould Know" column featuring top age group and grassroots swim coaches.
Sinisa Kukec had a multimedia solo show, "LOVELIKETHEUNIVERSE," at Spinello Projects Gallery, Wynwood, Fla.
Work by Alexandra Hibbitt was included in "Denaturing Nature," an exhibition by guest curator Virginia Scotchie at the Scripps College (Claremont, Calif.) Ceramics Annual.
Brian R. Jones participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
2002
Kyle Torok became an uncle for the fourth time following the birth of Lauren Torok Murray's second child in August 2012.
Matthew Shlian and Thea Augustina Eck married June 16, 2012.
Matthew Shlian and Thea Augustina Eck married June 16, 2012.
The Twin Cities Daily Planet profiled Matt Sturgis and his work designing bronze sculptures.
Kaya Donaj-Keys helped design the button, merchandise image and theme of the 2013 Ithaca (NY) Festival.
Omar Perezappeared in the off-Broadway theater production "Dancing In My Cockroach Killers" Sept. 19 through Oct. 20, 2013 at the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater.
Jamie Crosley was promoted to manager in her position in the Small Business Administration Department of the Rochester, N.Y. office of The Bonadio Group.
Judy Tsang gave birth to a son, Justin Jeffrey Chow, Sept. 10, 2013.
2003
Stephanie L. Bliss Rock gave birth to her second daughter, Devin Renne, on June 29, 2012.
After Jack, an acoustic Americana trio based in southwest Virginia includes Emily Blankenship-Tucker.
Nicolaus Rock's wife, Stephanie L. Bliss Rock, gave birth to her second daughter, Devin Renne, on June 29, 2012.
Istikram Qaderi is chief quality officer for Rideout Health of Yuba City, Calif.
Rachel Blaze Bullard has released her second book, "You Are A Star," a children's reading, coloring, and learning book.
Ruth Blackwell is one of the four current worker-owners of Small World Food, a Rochester, NY cooperative that bakes wholegrain breads in a restaurant during its off hours and sells the loaves at farmers markets.
Charlotte Potter is currently the glass studio manager and program director of the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Va.
Erica-Lyn (Robinson) Plante married Jeremy Plante Aug. 23, 2008.
Aaron Bissonnette is principal of Charlottesville High School in Charlottesville, Va.
Baker Newman Noyes, a New England accounting firm, promoted Matthew Pore to senior management in its Portland, Maine tax department.
Charlotte Potter's glass art was on display at the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk.
Terry Conrad is a lecturer in the Art Department at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Yoshinaga Kawamura was featured in a joint ceramics exhibit in November 2012 at the KOBO Gallery in Seattle, Wash.
John Dunphy has been writing professionally since 2004.
David Murello has been named head football coach at Ballston Spa High School in Ballston Spa, N.Y.
2004
Gerit Grimm participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
Indiana University at South Bend named Scott Cooper head men's basketball coach.
Brenda Bowling recently completed the EXHIBITOR Certified Trade Show Marketing accreditation program, the only university-affiliated certification program in the trade show and event marketing industry.
Jax DeLuca is a practicing artist and executive director at Squeaky Wheel, a gallery and educational facility for electronic media artists in Buffalo, N.Y.
2005
Erin Zellefrow was a recipient of a 40 Leaders Under 40 award in Peoria, Ill.
Kara Dunne presented a solo exhibition, "A Trailer is a Castle on its Side," at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss.
Josh Forst works as a biologist in the Regulatory Branch at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo (NY) District office.
Walden Grove High School (Sahuarita, Ariz.) appointed Chris Sargent as head football coach.
The Lincoln Motor Company Gallery Series New York International Auto Show 2013 showcased Jesse Small's art project "Ghost Series."
Linda Swanson participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
2006
Shawn Spangler participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
Chris Lemasters was hired as the men's basketball coach at the Pennsylvania College of Technology.
Christopher Gordon married Holly Barrett Nash Aug. 4, 2012 at the Cliff House Resort in Cape Neddick, Maine.
Theresa Honti participated in a 10-day choral tour of Italy with concerts in Rome, Florence, and Venice with 13 AU students and eight alumni members.
Dan Steele and Kristin Klein were married July 20, 2013 at Catlin Gardens, Slate Hill, N.Y.
North Charleston (SC) High School appointed Chris Reger head football coach.
Patrick Baynes co-founded PeopleLINK, a social business networking company.
2007
David Ashley taught an 11-week pottery class for people of all ability levels at Somerset Berkley Regional High School in Somerset, Mass.
Elizabeth Muise professional bellydancer, certified yoga teacher, Reiki master, married Shane Chikeles on June 24, 2012.
John Kalish participated in a 10-day choral tour of Italy with concerts in Rome, Florence, and Venice with 13 AU students and eight alumni members.
Kathryn Wilkins joined the Kaminski Auctions of Beverly, Mass. staff as head appraiser for the company's growing Twentieth Century decorative arts and modern design department.
Dan Steele and Kristin Klein were married July 20, 2013 at Catlin Gardens in Slate Hill, N.Y.
Michael Ramirez and Jennifer Steffey welcomed a daughter June 20, 2013.
Jessica Dupuis opened "Miniature" at Gallery 1724 in Houston, Texas in conjunction with the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts.
Matthew Corson-Finnerty was featured on the Internet video channel "Peak Moment: Locally Reliant Living" for his efforts to improve human powered sustainable technology.
Julia Calabrese and Layla Marcelle Mrozowski collaborated on a performance art piece titled "A House to Call Our House," which they premiered at Publication Studio in Portland, Ore. as part of the Fertile Ground Festival, Jan. 25-Feb. 2, 2013.
Ben Fino-Radin gave a presentation on "Digital Forenscis, Emulation, and the Art of Restoration" at Duke University.
Matthew Butts is a manager in digital ad sales research at Nickelodeon's New York City office.
Bland Hoke was named a winner of the Fast Company's 2012 Innovation by Design Awards, an award given annually to 11 innovative products, ideas, and interfaces.
Lauren Gallaspy was honored with a Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant, an unrestricted financial award presented annually to acknowledge the work of exceptional painters and sculptors.
Elisabeth Nickles has a multimedia sculptural collage on display in the Philadelphia International Airport.
Levi Bridges received a Fulbright scholarship grant in creative writing, which he used to finance a one-year immersion study in Mexico City documenting the lives of Central American might workers looking for better-paying jobs across the U.S. border.
Allison DeDominick is marketing manager for Damiani Wine Cellars, Burdett, N.Y.
Kate Callahan offered her "Origami Luminaria" hand-constructed lamps exploring geometry, space, and light, for sale at the American Fabric Arts building's Spring Open Studios in Bridgeport, Conn.
Lauren Gallaspy participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
2008
Paul Donnelly participated in the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2013 Conference, March 20-23, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
Becky Holt is assistant director of the university's Green Alliance and a sustainbility consultant and curator for the Portsmouth Museum of Art, Portsmouth, N.H.
Calypso Communications, a full-service public relations, marketing and graphic design firm in Northern New England, welcomed Becky Holt as the agency's newest public relations account executive.
Jessy Santana is an ESL teacher for U-Learn Language School in China.
Peter Duncan owns and operates his own woodworking shop, The Wood Studio, in Wilmington, N.C.
Rebecca Chappell gave a visiting artist lecture in November 2012 in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas.
Katherine Wright and her band, Kat Wright and the Indomitable Soul Band, performed at the Saranac Lake (NY) Winter Carnival.
Julia Calabrese and Layla Marcelle Mrozowski collaborated on a performance art piece titled "A House to Call Our House," which they premiered at Publication Studio in Portland, Ore. as part of the Fertile Ground Festival, Jan. 25-Feb. 2, 2013.
The Fenetre Gallery at Harrisburg (PA) Area Community College showcased Amy LeFever's artwork. "The Sear and the Yellow Leaf" May 17 through June 12, 2013.
2009
Krysten Paulino and Scott Sarkissian were engaged at the edge of the Haleakala Crater, Maui, Hawaii.
Carolyn Falcone participated in a 10-day choral tour of Italy with concerts in Rome, Florence, and Venice with 13 AU students and eight alumni members.
Julie (Gordon) Ohliger works as a marketing coordinator at Colonie (near Albany, NY) Management LLC.
Eliza Au collaborated with Ying-Yueh Chuang in a ceramic art exhibit at the Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design, Halifax.
Justin Catron moved from Seattle for a job at Wimberley Glassworks, a gallery and studio focused on artistic interior lighting and home decor, in San Marcos, Texas.
Spencer Hughes published "No Reflection," available through Amazon.com.
2010
Zoe C. Boucher, an emerging artist from Cambridge, Mass., presented a solo show, "Souvenir Remix," at the Kahn Barn Gallery at the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vt.
Amelia Patsy displayed her photography at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Johnstown, Pa. through July 6, 2013.
Mikki Senkow Yesesky is an account executive for SKM Group, a full-service marketing communications agency in Buffalo, N.Y.
Alanna DeRocchi participated in a resident artist talk at the Archie Bray Resident Center, Helena, Mont. in July 2013.
Travis A. Cox graduated from basic training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
Jason Bernagozzi co-founded a new media arts organization called Signal Culture in Central New York.
Adam Fiegl participated in a 10-day choral tour of Italy with concerts in Rome, Florence, and Venice with 13 AU students and eight alumni members.
Noah Naples earned his master's degree in mechanical engineering at Syracuse University. He is an engineer for the New York City Fire Department.
Ashleigh Hardes works as an executive office manager and public relations director at Blair House Inn, Wimberley, Texas, where she is responsible for the organization and coordination of office and operations, procedures, resources, brand development, website traffic growth, website managment, SEO, and social media marketing.
Giselle Hicks participated in an artist talk at the Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Mont. in June 2013.
Trevor Larcheveque participated in a 10-day choral tour of Italy with concerts in Rome, Florence, and Venice with 13 AU students and eight alumni members.
Ryan Link participated in a 10-day choral tour of Italy with concerts in Rome, Florence, and Venice with 13 AU students and eight alumni members.
2011
Abigail Calafiore earned a master's degree from Elmira College and is a fourth grade teacher in North Carolina.
After graduating from Alfred, Zach Grosser had a gallery showing in New York City and then promptly moved to San Francisco. He taught pro-software for Apple up through November 2012. Now, he works for Square in Culinary Experience, crafting food and beverage spaces, customer flow, and experiences for Square employees.
Jessica joined DWA Media working in New Business Development.
Scout Dunbar and Rachel Gorman hosted a two-artist show in June 2013 at the State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY.
Scout Dunbar and Rachel Gorman hosted a two-artist show in June 2013 at the State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY.
Krysten Paulino and Scott Sarkissian were engaged at the edge of the Haleakala Crater, Maui, Hawaii.
Chris Hanretty joined the Summer Theatre of New Canaan, Conn. as a professional intern.
Derekk Loughlin-Pope relocated to Providence, R.I., where he accepted a position as associate district manager at ADP.
Morgan Higby-Flowers joined the faculty of Watkins College of Art, Design & Film in Nashville, Tenn., participated in an experimental art show at Noa Noa, and exhibited a single-chanel video titled "Diamonds are (not) Forever."
Zach Grosser is a food and beverage experience assistant at Square in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Shamus Crean works for the Pilbrico Co., LLC Refractory Materials Division sales team in Chicago as an area sales manager.
Morgan Higby-Flowers was featured in an exhibition titled "Terminal: Physical Space" at Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tenn., where he is a visiting assistant professor of new media art.
Jenny Hillenbrand and two other alumni, Kristen Tordella-Williams and Jonas Lindberg, had a video, print, and photography exhibit, "There and Back Again," on display last fall at the Hinkle Memorial Library on the Alfred State College campus.
Nicole Thebert is an intern for the tax team at the Pittsford, N.Y. office of The Bonadio Group.
Kalyn Broderick and Kaleb Von Berg were married July 14, 2012 in Howard, NY.
2012
Emily Smith completed a national tour with her dance collective, Seven and Four Articulations, and is now living and working as a dancer in New York City.
Dave Douglas and Molly Finnerty had their work featured in an exhibition of SUNY students' art at the SUNY Global Center in New York City. Joseph Scheer, professor of print media at AU, was a member of the panel that selected works to be included in this exhibit.
Rosemarie Fraioli had her work featured in the Fall (2012) Art Opening at the transFORM Showroom and Gallery in New Rochelle, N.Y.
Dave Douglas and Molly Finnerty had their work featured in an exhibition of SUNY students' art at the SUNY Global Center in New York City. Joseph Scheer, professor of print media at AU, was a member of the panel that selected works to be included in this exhibit.
Robert Moore had a solo exhibition, "Light and Dark," at the Creative Arts Center Gallery in Burbank, Calif.
Jenny Hillenbrand and two other alumni, Kristen Tordella-Williams and Jonas Lindberg, had a video, print, and photography exhibit, "There and Back Again," on display last fall at the Hinkle Memorial Library on the Alfred State College campus.
Jenny Hillenbrand and two other alumni, Kristen Tordella-Williams and Jonas Lindberg, had a video, print, and photography exhibit, "There and Back Again," on display last fall at the Hinkle Memorial Library on the Alfred State College campus.
Kaitlyn L. Bentley and Eric M. Rockwood joined the firm Buffamante Whipple Buttamante Whipple Buttafaro, P.C. as staff accounts in their Jamestown and Olean, NY office locations.
Kaitlyn L. Bentley and Eric M. Rockwood joined the firm Buffamante Whipple Buttamante Whipple Buttafaro, P.C. as staff accounts in their Jamestown and Olean, NY office locations.
Kalyn Broderick and Kaleb Von Berg were married July 14, 2012 in Howard, NY.
2013
Art by Jonathan Merritt of Rochester was featured in the 2013 Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition in the Grand Gallery at Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester.