Alumni Notes Fall 2012

China Blue, "Firefly Grove," John Brown House Museum, Providence, RI through Apr. 2013View slideshow 

This collection of alumni notes features recent accomplishments from our alumni.

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Robert Neuman: Solo show: Ship to Paradise, The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York, Aug.-Nov. 2012.


Stanley Grosse: Solo show: An exhibition of work by Stanley Grosse, Paige Gallery, San Francisco, Oct.-Nov. 2012.


Harry Weisburd: Accolade: Platinum Confidence Label,, Europe, Sept. 2012.


Larry Berger: Group show: Artistry in Wood, Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, California, Sept. 2012.


Erik d'Azevedo: Publication: "Vanya Da Dua" Glimpses of a Lost World; Stories of an American Boy in the Liberian Bush, Oct. 2012.


Leslie Frierman Grunditz: Group show: 10 Connect: A Group Show of Ten Artists, Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, Apr.-May 2012.

Amy Sollins: Group show: 10 Connect: A Group Show of Ten Artists, Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, Apr.-May 2012.


Ruth Boerefijn: Group show: 10 Connect: A Group Show of Ten Artists, Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, Apr.-May 2012.


Jan Watten: Group show: 10 Connect: A Group Show of Ten Artists, Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, Apr.-May 2012; Featured in: Picture Perfect: Bedford Gallery's SNAP exhibition showcases photographers from coast to coast, Diablo Arts, pp. 26-29, Jan.-Mar. 2012.


Michael Beck: Solo show: Michael Beck: Paintings, O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York, Oct.-Dec. 2012.


Martha Pinkard Williams: Solo show: Watermark, The Pattern Shop Studio, Denver, Colorado, Apr.-June 2012.


Misty Gamble: Solo show: Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri, Nov.-Dec. 2012; Group shows: Contemporary Clay Invitational, j fergeson gallery, Farmville, Virginia, Oct.-Dec. 2012; Innovation Creation: Ceramics Invitational, University of Central Missouri Gallery of Art & Design, Warrensburg, Aug.-Sep. 2012; Featured in: International Contemporary Artists, Art Book, volume V, 2012; The Best of 500 Ceramics, 2012; Residency: Invitational, Project Art, Aug. 2011; Artist Invite Artist Summer Residency, Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, July 2011.


China Blue: Solo show: Firefly Grove, John Brown House Museum, Providence, Rhode Island, Sept. 2012-Apr. 2013; Fellowship: New Genres & Project Grant for Firefly Projects at the Newport Art Museum, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, 2012; Award: Firefly Projects nominated Best Monographic Museum Show by International Association of Art Critics, 2012; Guest Lecturer: New England Foundation for the Arts Public Art Discussion Series, Arts @ 29 Garden, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2012.


Stephen Sheffield: Solo show: Image Maker, Panopticon Gallery, Boston, Sept.-Oct. 2012.


Philip Buller: Solo show: Everyone, Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, Oct.-Nov. 2012.


Sydney Cohen: Group show: Sydney Cohen + W. Scott Trimble, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, Aug.-Oct. 2012.


Jules de Balincourt: Solo show: Parallel Universe, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy, Oct. 2012-Jan. 2013.


Marie Van Elder: Group show: Rtbf/Canvas La Collection, BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium, May 2012.


David Fought: Group show: Materials + Process, Traywick Contemporary, Berkeley, Oct.-Dec. 2012.

Hank Willis Thomas: Featured in: End Frame: Hank Willis Thomas on Jim Goldberg, Photo District News, Sept. 2012.


Sara Maynard: Residency: Artist & Athletic Residency, Rabbit Island, Michigan, July-Aug. 2012.


Mark Benson: Solo show: Get the Flu, Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco, Sept. 2012.

Sarah Thibault: Solo show: Coming Up Roses, Mark Wolfe Contemporary, San Francisco, Sept.-Oct. 2012.


Christine Peterson: Group shows: The Desert of the Real Itself, MacArthur B. Arthur, Oakland, Oct. 2012; Introductions 2012, Root Division, San Francisco, Sept. 2012; Surface, Sherwood Gallery, San Francisco, June-Aug. 2012; Light Like a Feather, Not Like a Bird, Adobe Books Back Room Gallery, San Francisco, May 2012.

Jake Ziemann: Solo show: Pull, Tartine Bakery, San Francisco, Sept. 2012.