Alumni Notes Spring 2010, Part Three

Jules de Balincourt, Out of the Darkness and Into the Light, 2009-2010, 82" x 55", Oil and acrylic on wood panel

This collection of alumni notes features recent accomplishments from our alumni who graduated in the 1990s. To see alumni notes of those who graduated from CCA before 1990, see parts One and Two. See part Four for alumni notes of those who graduated in the 2000s.

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We encourage all alumni to use the online CCA Alumni Note submission form to inform us about your recent and upcoming exhibitions, honors, and publications.


Cynthia Hron: Group show: FALL SOLOS 2009, Arlington Arts Center, Virginia, Sept.-Nov. 2009.

Amy Kaufman: Group show: Drawing: The Probity of Art, Arts Benicia, California, July 2009.

Michele Pred: Group shows: LIVING WITH ART: Collecting Contemporary in Metro New York, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York, May-Aug. 2010; Merchandise: An online exhibition using Add Art, Eyebeam, New York, 2010; Featured in: "Confiscated!, Hunting & Gathering", American Craft Magazine, Apr.-May 2010.

Alexandra Walsh: Group show: Incidental Person, apexart, New York, Jan.-Feb. 2010; Awards: Artslink Project Award, 2009; Residencies: Parties Prenantes, BétonSalon, Paris, Dec. 2009; Museum of Transitory Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 2009.

Jan Zaitlin: Solo show: Haiku, McGuire Real Estate, Oakland, Mar. 2010.


Bonnie Kaplan: Readings: Theater/Theatre, Los Angeles, Dec. 2009; Spark Off Rose, Venice Beach, California, Oct. 2009; Actor's Lounge, Los Angeles, June 2009; The Moth, Silverlake, California, Jan. 2009.


Marlene Aron: Group shows: Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, Sept.-Oct. 2009; From Dust: 8 Artists Explore the Art of Pastel, Back to the Picture, San Francisco, Sept.-Oct. 2009.

Jeff Kramm: Group show: Arts on Fire XIII, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, California, Apr.-May 2009; Award: Award of Excellence, Arts on Fire XIII Group Show, 2009.


Philip Buller: Solo shows: Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, Mar.-Apr. 2010; In The Mines, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, Utah, Nov.-Dec. 2009; Commission: In The Mines, 7'x 27' mural, Saint Regis Hotel, Park City, Utah, 2009.


Alice Park-Spurr: Group show: For Excellence: The 11 KAFA Awarded Artists, Museum of Art, Seoul National University, South Korea, July-Aug. 2009.


Jules de Balincourt: Solo show: Premonitions, Deitch Projects, New York, Apr. 2010; Featured in: "Jules de Balincourt: Strong Language", Modern Painters, Apr. 1, 2010.

Stephanie Dean: Solo show: Modern Groceries, Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, June-Aug. 2010.


Emily Counts: Solo show: Emily Counts, Pyroclastic Devotion, Plane Space, New York, Sept.-Oct. 2008.

Desirée Holman: Solo shows: Desirée Holman, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, Nov. 2009-Jan. 2010; Reborn: New work by Desirée Holman, Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, Apr.-May 2009; Group show: Five Centimeters Short, Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery, Berlin, Jan.-Feb. 2010.

Amanda Hughen: Group show: Phantasma, Tarryn Teresa Gallery, Los Angeles, Nov.-Dec. 2009.

Christopher Oliveria: Group show: In Love With Night, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, California, Sept.-Oct. 2009.

Jonathan Runcio: Solo shows: 4X4, Ebersmoore, Chicago, Feb.-Mar. 2010; Jonathan Runcio: Capital Zero, Ratio 3, San Francisco, Mar.-Apr. 2009; Group show: Liberation Upon Contact, Ratio 3, San Francisco, Apr.-May 2009.