Featured Alumni

CCA alumni have made many noteworthy contributions to their communities and creative fields.

Search by program, select an alum, and read about who inspired them, what advice they offer, and their latest achievements.

The following list represents alumni we've featured on the website or in Glance, or both. They appear here by program (separated by undergraduate and graduate programs).

Undergraduate

Animation
Anthony Imperato (2014)
Robert Morrison (2015)
Maximilian Uriarte (2013)

Architecture (BArch)
Joseph Becker (2007)
Frank Merritt (1999)
Mariah Nielson (2005)
Tim Perks (1991)
Aaron Poritz (2008)
Kelly Rodriguez (1997)
Taeko-Karyn Takagi (2002)
Jason Torres (2002)
Steven Utz (1997)
Charly Wittock (1992)

Art Education
Pablo "Paul" Cardoz (1982)

Ceramics
Briget Campbell (2005)
Trevor Mantkus (2008)
Travis McFlynn (2013); see related
Luke Shalan (2014)
Peter St. Lawrence (2001)
Derek Weisberg (2005)

Glass
Gregory Kloehn (1998)

Fashion Design
Jennavave Barbero (2002)
Ashley Eva Brock (2012)
Karina Michel (2008)
Caroline Preibe (2003); see related
Amy Sarabi (2007)
Laura Schmits (2010)

Film
Erinn Clancy (2010) (Media Arts)
Thor (Þorfinnur) Guðnason (Film/Video)
Hanh Nguyen (2009)
Paul Trillo (2007)

Furniture
Orfeo Quagliata (1999) (Wood/Furniture)

Graphic Design
Gaby Brink (1995)
Teri Gardiner (2001)
Matthew Lew (2015)
Ben Wasserman (2015)

Illustration
Ako Castuera (2000)
Aaron De La Cruz (2004)
Grady Gordon (2008)
Shannon Shaw (2007)
Wai Khen Soh & Wai Ming Soh (2016)

Individualized Major
Matt Dick (1997)
Andrew Georgopoulos (2007)
Kevin Krueger (2011)
Kristin Olson (2011)

Industrial Design
Hoang and Anh Nguyen (2004, 2006 respectively)
Bruce King-Shey (2004)

Interaction Design (IxD)
Evan Litvak (2014)

Interdisciplinary Studies
Joe Kowalczyk (2006)

Interior Desgn
Steven Miller (1992)

Jewelry / Metal Arts
Michael Esteban (2013)
Mike Holmes (1984)
Hilary Sanders (2013)

Painting/Drawing
Ian Amberson (2008)
Erik den Breejen (Painting 1999)
Mia Christopher (2012)
Degra McGuire (1974)
Mary Meyer (Painting 2001)
Mimi Pond (Drawing 1978)
Rima West (Painting 1960)

Photography
Alison Bailey (2003)
Amanda Marsalis (2001)
Christopher McCall (2003)

Printmaking
Rachel Blodgett (Textiles/Printmaking 2011)

Sculpture
Sienna DeGovia (1999)
Simin Eivazi (2013)
Josh Greene (2001)
Neil Grimmer (1995); see related

Textiles
Rachel Blodgett (Textiles/Printmaking 2011)

Writing and Literature
Cody Blanchard (NA)

Graduate

Architecture (MArch)
Liz Lessig (2012)
Kristina Kotlier (2013)
Raine Paulson Andrews (2014)

Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice
Pierre-François Galpin (2014)
Joyce Grimm (2006)
David Kasprzak (MA 2011)
Susannah Magers (MA 2011)
Xiaoyu Weng (2009)

Graduate Program in Design
Zena Adhami (MFA 2012)

Graduate Program in Fine Arts
Zarouhie Abdalian (2010)
Claudia Alvarez (2003)
Elizabeth Block (2003)
John Chiara (2004)
Sofía Córdova (2010)
Sasha Duerr (2003)
Rob Fatal (2012)
Bean Gilsdorf (2011)
Greacian Goeke (Film/Video/Performance 1990)
Josh Greene (Sculpture 2001)
Todd Hido (1996), Photography faculty
Sarah Hotchkiss (2011)
Emily Eifler (2011)
Heather Johnson (2001)
Jeff Kunkel (Painting/Drawing 1991)
Carol Ladewig (Painting/Drawing 1991)
Sean McFarland (2004)
Rivkah Beth Medow (2003)
Linn Meyers (1993)
Rebecca Najdowski (2010)
Toyin Odutola (2012)
Rachel Osajima (Ceramics 1996)
Piero Passacantando (MFA Social Practice 2009)
Leah Rosenberg (2008)
Maja Ruznic (2009)
Amber Stucke (2011)
Tara Tucker (1994) (Sculpture 1992)
Natasha Wheat (2011)
Banker White (1999)
Lindsey White (2007)
Wenxin Zhang (2013)

Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies
Jen Banta Yoshida (2009)
Amanda Cachia (2012)
Aimee Le Duc (2003)
Bruce King-Shey (2005)
Susan Miller (2012)
Adrienne Skye Roberts (2009)
Candacy Taylor (2002) (Visual Criticism)

MBA in Design Strategy
Anna Acquistapace (2011)
Tim Bishop (2010)
Nicole Chen (2010)
Adam Dole (2010)
Olivia Nave (2012)
Eric Persha (2012)
Vinitha Watson (2010)

MFA Program in Writing
Elizabeth Block (2002)
LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs (2008)
Aimee Le Duc (2004)
Myron Michael (2006)
Todd Shalom (2004)
Janey Smith (2012)
Calamity West (2007)

Other

Education / Teaching Credential
Sally Maxwell (BAEd 1968; Teaching Credential 1969)
Degra McGuire (Teaching Credential 1974)

Environmental Design
Gary Hutton (BFA 1975)

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