Alumni: 1996

David Staudt (1996)

David Staudt grew up in Lehighton, Carbon County, the son of factory workers. A Navy veteran, he earned an M.F.A. in writing from Cornell, and...

Ruth Kessler (1996)

Ruth Kessler grew up in Poland and Israel before coming to the U.S. Her poetry chapbook - Fire  Ashes  Wings – was recently published by...

Migdalia Valdes (1996)

Migdalia Valdes is a black and white photographer. She started with making a commitment to photograph a roll of film everyday; molding together her everyday life...

Jeffrey Hoone

Jeffret Hoone is the Director of Light Work since 1982. Under his leadership, Light Work has become an internationally renowned organization with an award-winning publication,...

Natalie Bookchin (1996)

Natalie Bookchin is a video artist whose work explores the consequences of technologies on a range of topics such as aesthetics, labor, politics, and leisure....

Marion Elizabeth Wilson (1996)

"As a professor and artist situated in upstate New York in a post-industrial city for the past decade, my teaching and work has been a part...

Emily Trespas (1996)

"I am inspired by potential exchanges between the representational and nonobjective, ideas of absence and presence, and materials and techniques. I create to understand the...

Karen Sardisco (1996)

"I am drawn to the parallels that exist between simple elements and complex forms. In my work natural structures collide with man-made forms and allude...

Jim Mott (1996, 2012, 2015)

Jim Mott (’96 + ’12) is a Rochester-based painter and part-time environmental consultant. His work tends toward expressive, small-panel landscape painting, although there are occasional large...

Megan Lipke (1996)

"As a visual artist I make discrete bodies of work and they always begin with drawing – if not with ink and paper, then with...

Elizabeth Garrison (1996)

"My paintings are small personal improvisations on canvas that explore the mandala. Some are purely geometric symmetrical or circular diagrams. Others contain recognizable images or...

Carol A. Acquilano (1996)

Carol Acquilano works with many different mediums in her Anderson Alley Artists studio. She paints, sketches makes prints, binds books and is an avid en-plein-air...