Alumni Notes Spring 2016

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

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1966

Harry Weisburd: Group shows: Erotic Artists, Strand Gallery, United Kingdom, Oct. 2015; Scope---SEE ME, Basel, Miami, Nov. 2015; Our Challenged Planet, Berkeley Central Arts Passage, Berkeley, CA, Nov. 2015-Feb. 2016; HERE, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA, Dec. 2015-Jan. 2016; Work acquired: The Hug, A Touching Fantasy Cover Art, Blair Erotica, Apr. 2016; Featured in: Film-Maker's Cooperative, Apr. 27, 2016.

1968

Carole Beadle: Group show: Lines That Tie, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA, Apr.-Aug. 2016.

George-Ann Bowers: Group show: MFA Never, Root Division, San Francisco, CA, Feb. 2016.

1970

Peter Gentenaar: Collection: Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France, 2016.

1971

Larry Berger: Featured in: Journal of Green Building, vol. 10, Summer 2015.

1972

Charles Valoroso: Group show: Dias de los Muertos, Oakland Museum of California, Oct. 2015-Jan. 2016.

1973

Steven Andresen: Group show: Mise-en-scène, Stanford Art Spaces, Palo Alto, CA, Jan.-Mar. 2016.

Jimi Evins: Solo show: Colors of Spring, Studio/Gallery 1508, Oakland, Apr. 2016.

1975

Sonia King: Group shows: Mosaics of the World, International Festival of Contemporary Mosaic, Italy, Oct.-Nov. 2015; Mosaic Arts International 2016, Society of American Mosaic Artists, Ligonier, PA, 2016; Mosaic In Situ, Society of American Mosaic Artists, Ligonier, PA, 2016; Presented: Vision to Vision Shift: Development of a Large-scale Mosaic from Concept to Installation, Society of American Mosaic Artists, San Diego, CA, Apr. 2016.

1976

Joan Perlman: Group show: Nordic International Film Festival, Scandinavia House, New York, NY, Nov. 2015; Fellowship: Ragdale Foundation, Mar.-Apr. 2015.

Anne Wilson: Award: United States Artists 2015 Distinguished Fellow.

1979

Lisa Toby: Solo show: Found in Time, Nan Phelps Photography, Berkeley, CA, May 7-June 7, 2016.

1980

Mark Bowles: Solo show: Palumbo & Bowles, CODA Gallery, Palm Desert, CA, Jan. 2016.

1981

Betty Costanzo: Group show: SAM Gallery, Seattle, July-Aug. 2016.

Alice Stern: Solo show: Water's Edge, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA, Jan.-Apr. 2016.

1982

Carole Seborovski: Solo show: Carole Seborovski- Physical Intuition, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York City, Mar. 8-Apr. 9, 2016; Featured in: “Artist Spotlight: Carole Seborovski,” Examiner, Mar. 2016.

June Yokell: Group shows: Arts in the Embassies, US Embassy, Abu Dhabi, Apr.2016-18; 2016 Left Coast Annual, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA Mar. 8-Apr. 9, 2016; Mise-en-scène, Stanford Art Spaces, Palo Alto, CA, Jan.-Mar. 2016.

1983

Karen Hochman Brown: Solo show, Reflections In the Garden, The Gallery at the Arboretum, Arcadia, CA, Jan.-Jun. 2016.

1985

Gregory Blanche: Solo show: Of Elvis, Van Gogh and Flowers, SACI Gallery, Florence, Italy, Jan.-Feb. 2016.

1987

Tracy Krumm: Group show: Lines That Tie, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA, Apr.-Aug. 2016.

1988

Lampo Leong: Solo show: Lampo Leong: Inkscape, Imago Gallery and Cultural Center, Columbia, MO, Mar. 15-Apr. 22, 2016.

1990

Greacian Goeke: Published: Walking Through Grief, Nov. 2015.

1991

David Orgish: Award: Design Excellence, Berkeley Design Advocates; Published: Blind Vision, Lighting Design + Application, Jan. 2015.

1992

Marlene Aron: Lecture: Marlene Aron: The Magic and Mystery of Vincent Van Gogh, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, Aug. 2015.

Jane Grimm: Group show: Luster, Gallerie Citi, Burlingame, CA, Nov. 2015-Jan. 2016.

1993

Linn Meyers: Solo show: Our View From Here, Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, Feb.-May 2016; Residency: Ballingen Artist Residency, Ireland, Nov.-Dec. 2016; Awards: Artist Fellowship Award, DC Commision on the Arts; Independent Artist Award, Santo Foundation, 2015.

Stephanie Peek: Solo show: DEEPER, 45 Fremont Street Lobbies, San Francisco, Mar.-May 2016.

Stephen Sheffield: Published: “New shows focus on notions of escape, color, and size,” Boston Globe, Jan. 2016.

Peter Thompson: Featured on: MN Original, PBS, Twin Cities.

1995

Libbie Masterson: Commission: Ethereal Sky, Southwest Airlines/Houston Arts Alliance, Nov. 2015.

Deborah Valoma: Curated: Lines That Tie, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA, Apr.-Aug. 2016.

1996

Jennifer Langhammer: Solo show: Mini Solo Exhibits, ArtSpace, Maynard, MA, Feb.-Mar. 2016.

1997

Ema Aureli: Featured in: "Studio Moves (or, What Was I Thinking?)," CraftsPEOPLE: In Their Own Words, Feb. 2016; “Handmade Profiles: Handmade Jewelry by Emanuela Aureli,” IAMTHELAB, Feb. 2016.

John Clifford: Featured in: “People to Watch in 2016,” Graphic Design USA, Feb. 2016.

Georgia Hodges: Group show: MFA Never, Root Division, San Francisco, CA, Feb. 2016.

1999

Jackie Meier: Group show: DRISHTI: A Concentrated Gaze, 1285 Ave of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, Apr.-July 2016.

Heidi Montoya: Solo show: Road Stories, Olalab, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Apr.-May 2016.

2000

Alex Grant: Solo show: Shadows, ACME, Los Angeles, CA, Feb.-Mar. 2016.

Dana Harel: Solo show: Works on Paper, Gensler, San Francisco, CA, Feb.-Apr. 2016; Group show: Bring It Home: (Re)Locating Cultural Legacy through the Body, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Jan.-May 2016.

2001

Libby Black: Solo show: Libby Black, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA, May 13-June 30, 2016.

Lily Cox-Richard: Award: Houston Artadia Award, Artadia Fund for Art & Dialogue, 2015.

Amanda Marsalis: Career: Echo Park, theatre screenings in: Los Angeles, New York, Columbia, SC, Atlanta, GA, Winston-Salem, NC, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Apr.-May 2016.

Tilroe Stevenson: Group show: Resolution, an ArtSpan Exhibition, Arc Gallery & Studios, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 2015-Jan. 2016.

Ruth Tabancay: Group show: Lines That Tie, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA, Apr.-Aug. 2016.

2002

Alex Lukas: Group show: Ghost, The Luminary, St. Louis, Apr. 28.

Jim Ricks: Group shows: The Future is Self-Organised: Artist-Run Spaces, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Nov. 2015-Jan. 2016; Futures Anthology, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Nov.-Dec. 2015; Featured in: Sleepwalkers, Jan. 2015.

Candacy Taylor: Awards: American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship; California Humanities Grant, Dec. 2015; Residencies: Schomburg Center, New York, NY, Fall 2016; Hutchins Residency, Harvard University, Spring 2017.

Therese Tierney: Career: Associate Professor, Tenure, School of Architecture, University of Illinoise Urbana Champaign, 2016.

2003

Melissa Bolger: Group show: MFA Never, Root Division, San Francisco, CA, Feb. 2016.

2004

Dru Donovan: Award: John Gutmann Photography Fellowship, The San Francisco Foundation, 2015.

Edith Garcia: Group show: Profit Margin, Charlie Cummings Gallery, Gainesville, FL, Jan. 2016.

2005

Christy Matson: Group show: Lines That Tie, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA, Apr.-Aug. 2016.

Tanya Zimbardo: Curated: Equilibrium: A Paul Kos Survey, di Rosa, Napa, CA, Apr. 16-Oct. 2, 2016; Published: Public Works: Artists' Interventions 1970s - Now, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA, Sept.-Dec. 2015.

2006

Seth Armstrong: Featured in: "Art School Reunion," San Francisco Magazine, May 2016.

Val Britton: Featured in: "Art School Reunion," San Francisco Magazine, May 2016.

Kalia Brooks: Featured in: "Art School Reunion," San Francisco Magazine, May 2016.

Michele Carlson: Featured in: "Art School Reunion," San Francisco Magazine, May 2016.

Joyce Grimm: Featured in: "Art School Reunion," San Francisco Magazine, May 2016.

Todd Lanam: Featured in: "Art School Reunion," San Francisco Magazine, May 2016.

David Maisel: Solo show: The Fall, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Jan.-Mar. 2016; Group shows: California: The Art of Water, Cantor Art Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, July 13-Nov. 28, 2016; ARENA, Noorderlicht Photofestival 2016, Museum Belvédère, Oranjewoud, The Netherlands, May 22-July 3, 2016; Capitalist Melancholia, HALLE 14 Centre for Contemporary Art, Leipzig, Germany, Apr. 30-Aug. 7, 2016;  Reset Modernity, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlesruhe, Germany, Apr. 16-Aug. 22, 2016; Presented: David Maisel in conversation with curator Bill Ewing, Photo London, May 21, 2016; Featured in: "Art School Reunion," San Francisco Magazine, May 2016; "Sweeping Aerial Shots of Spain Look like Alien Terrain.," Wired Magazine, Jan. 28, 2016; "Review of the Fall," Photograph Magazine, Jan. 19, 2016; "Finding the Art in What's Below," SF Gate, Jan. 16, 2016; "David Maisel's Geometric Geographies," The New Yorker, Jan. 13., 2016; "These Stunning Aerial Landscapes Look Like Abstract Maps," San Francisco Magazine, Dec. 24, 2016; "The 'Apocalyptic Sublime' of Spain's Surreal Landscapes," CITYLAB, Dec. 23, 2015.

Samuel Rodriguez: Featured in: "Art School Reunion," San Francisco Magazine, May 2016.

Chris Russell: Featured in: "Art School Reunion," San Francisco Magazine, May 2016.

Jasper Wong: Featured in: "Art School Reunion," San Francisco Magazine, May 2016.

2007

Amanda Curreri: Solo show: The Calmest of Us Would Be Lunatics, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN, Jan.-May 2016.

Alison Naschke-Messing: Group show: Lines That Tie, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA, Apr.-Aug. 2016.

LJ Roberts: Group show: Lines That Tie, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA, Apr. - Aug. 2016; Award: Champion of Change Award, The White House, November 2015.

Weston Teruya: Residency: Recology Artist in Residence, San Francisco, CA, Feb.-May 2016; Featured in: "Art School Reunion," San Francisco Magazine, May 2016.

2008

LaTasha Diggs: Award: 2016 Creative Capital Award, New York, Jan. 2016; 2016 Whiting Award, Brooklyn, NY, Mar. 2016.

Kari Marboe: Lectured: Artist Talk: “Site Stories”, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, Mar. 2016.

Chelsea Martin: Published: Mickey, July 2016.

Jaydon Moore: Featured in: “Penland artist Jaydan Moore captures memories in metal,” Citizen-Times, Dec. 2015.

Kate Van Steenhuyse: Group show, Abstraction's Pure Voice, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS, Summer 2015.

2009

Morgan Bajardi: Group show: Lines That Tie, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA, Apr.-Aug. 2016.

Imin Yeh: Group show: Ghost, The Luminary, St. Louis, Apr. 28.

2010

Sofia Cordova: Presented: Artist's Talk: Sofía Córdova, Bay Area Video Coalition, San Francisco, CA, Mar. 2016; Featured in: “Echoes of A Tumbling Throne (Odas Al Fin De Los Tiempos),” Blunderbuss Magazine, Feb. 2016.

Molly Prentiss: Published: Tuesday Nights in 1980, Simon & Schuster, New York, Apr. 2016; Featured in: “Molly Prentiss's Technicolor Debut,” Interview Magazine, Apr. 2016.

Amanda Quiroz: Group show: Insect Show, Zymoglyphic Museum, Portland, OR, May 6-May 30, 2016; Residency: Drawing from the Sacristy, Holy Rosary Church, Portland, OR, Summer 2016.

Sune Woods: Award: John Gutmann Photography Fellowship, The San Francisco Foundation, 2015.

2011

Serena Cole: Solo show: Serena Cole, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA, May 13-June 30, 2016.

Mariana Garibay-Raeke: Solo show: Every Number is One: a Whole in Three Parts Composed of Twenty-Four Stages of Difference or How Can We Know the Moon if We Never See its Dark Side?, Transmitter, New York, NY, Dec. 2015.

Bean Gilsdorf: Group show: Thinking of You, Bass & Reiner, San Francisco, CA, Apr. 28-June 4, 2016.

Nicholas Johnson-Lee: Published: Music for Mussolini, Nomadic Press, Oakland, CA, Feb. 2016.

Alex Nichols: Group show: Fort Nights: Neon Robot Iceberg, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, San Francisco, CA, Mar.-Apr. 2016.

2012

Amanda Cachia: Curated: Sweet Gongs Vibrating, San Diego Art Institute, May 2016; Featured in: “Curating Diversity,” San Diego City Beat, Apr. 2016.

Alex Hernandez: Group show: Fathers, Brothers, Sons, MICA at Spacecamp, Baltimore, May 2016.

Jennifer Kesseler: Curated: Long/Perry at 555, Oakland City Center, Apr.-June 2016.

2013

Maximilian Uriarte: Featured in: “A Graphic Novel Looks at War in Iraq,” The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 2016.

Margo Wolowiec: Group show: Lines That Tie, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco, CA, Apr.-Aug. 2016.

2014

Diedrick Brackens: Solo show: No More Trauma, Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, Apr. 30-May 28, 2016.

Patricia Carino: Featured in: “San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art announces new Curator/Director of Public Programs,” artdaily, Apr. 2016; Career: Curator and Director of Public Programs, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Apr. 2016.

Lily Williams: Award: 2016 Animation Award, International Ocean Film Festival, San Francisco, CA, Mar. 2016.

2015

Trent Bailey: Residency: Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Feb.-Apr. 2016.

Beryl Bevilacque: Group show: Soft Serve, CTRL+SHFT, Oakland, CA, Jan.-Feb. 2016.

Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo: Solo show: Falamos Pra Fora, e m wolfman, Oakland, CA, Dec. 2015-Jan. 2016.

Maria Capron: Group show: Soft Serve, CTRL+SHFT, Oakland, CA, Jan.-Feb. 2016.

Katy Crocker: Group show: Soft Serve, CTRL+SHFT, Oakland, CA, Jan.-Feb. 2016.

Jessi Dreyfus: Solo show: Parenthetical Constructs, a.Muse Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Jan.-Mar. 2016.

Danielle Genzel: Group show: Soft Serve, CTRL+SHFT, Oakland, CA, Jan.-Feb. 2016.

C.A. Greenlee: Group show: Soft Serve, CTRL+SHFT, Oakland, CA, Jan.-Feb. 2016.

Yerin Kim: Group show: Soft Serve, CTRL+SHFT, Oakland, CA, Jan.-Feb. 2016.

Erica Molesworth: Group show: Soft Serve, CTRL+SHFT, Oakland, CA, Jan.-Feb. 2016.

Channing Morgan: Group show: Soft Serve, CTRL+SHFT, Oakland, CA, Jan.-Feb. 2016.

Addy Rabinovitch: Group show: Soft Serve, CTRL+SHFT, Oakland, CA, Jan.-Feb. 2016.

Megan Reed: Group show: Soft Serve, CTRL+SHFT, Oakland, CA, Jan.-Feb. 2016.

Josh Stulen: Group show: Work in Progress: Investigations South of Market, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 2015-Feb. 2016.