Alumni: 2017

Barry Jay Kaplan (2017)

  Barry Jay Kaplan is the author of the novels Black Orchid (with Nicholas Meyer), and Biscayne, both selections of the Literary Guild. His short stories...

Robert Macinnis (2017)

  Rob MacInnis is a Canadian artist who creates multimedia artworks concerned with the notions of impossibility, communication, and belief; projects where animals form their own...

Mara Lefebvre (2017)

Mara Lefebvre is a sculptor, writer, and obsessive collector. Her artwork marries these interests to create a sculptural language, combining original narratives, altered photographs and...

Julie Curtiss (2017)

Julie Tuyet Curtiss (b. 1982) is a French-Vietnamese painter who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Her graphic style, bordering on illustration, conjures Chicago Imagism, comic...

Rebecca Soderholm (2017)

Rebecca Soderholm ('17 and ’14) is a photographer based in Keene Valley. Her photographs and video were recently shown at the SUNY Adirondack Visual Arts...

Undine Brod (2017)

Undine Brod grew up in a trifecta of cities: Los Angeles, Seattle and New York City. She earned an MFA from The Ohio State University in...

Greg Slick (2017)

Greg Slick lives and works in Beacon, NY and has exhibited in NYC as well as internationally. Most recently, his work was featured in The Fertile Rock,...

Nina Puro (2017)

Nina Puro’s writing is in Guernica, the PEN/ America Poetry Series, West Branch, & others. They’re a member of the Belladonna* Collaborative; author of two chapbooks (Argos Books and dancing girl...

Kit Frick (2017)

Kit Frick is a writer living in Brooklyn, NY. She works in both the poetry and prose fiction forms and is the author of two...

Elisabeth Anton (2017)

  Elisabeth Anton was born in New York where she is currently living and writing. She received her BA in Literature from Yale University, and her...

Rone Shavers (2011, 2017)

Rone Shavers ('17 and ’11) is a writer who publishes in multiple genres. His fiction has appeared in Another Chicago Magazine, www.identitytheory.com, Longform.org, Nth Word,...

Liza Flum (2017)

  Liza Flum grew up in the Bay Area. She holds a BA from Harvard and an MFA in poetry from Cornell, and her poems appear...

Katarina Riesing (2017)

    Katarina Riesing is a NY-based multi-disciplinary artist.  A native of Knoxville, TN, she now teaches in the School of Art and Design at Alfred University...

Shelley Feinerman (2017)

Shelley Feinerman For most of her career Shelley was a representational artist who embraced the possibilities of a synthesis between abstraction and representation.  Always a  colorist,...

Kim Hoeckele (2017)

Kim Hoeckele is a New York-based artist born in Atlanta, Georgia. She uses research, observation, and aggregation as raw material, working across photography, video, installation,...

Jayoung Yoon (2017)

    Jayoung Yoon is an interdisciplinary artist using Human Hair as a medium. She received her M.F.A. in Fiber from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan,...

Karin Lin-Greenberg (2017)

    Karin Lin-Greenberg is a fiction writer who lives in Halfmoon, NY. She earned an AB in English from Bryn Mawr College, an MA in literature...

Ama Codjoe (2017)

  Ama Codjoe was raised in Youngstown, Ohio with roots in Memphis and Accra. She has received support from the Atlantic Center for the Arts, Blue Mountain...

Wade Schaming (2017)

  Wade Schaming was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His sculptures are built through assemblage, allowing materials to remain unchanged from how they are found; they are...

Sam Shmith (2017)

    Sam Shmith is an Australian photo-media artist based in New York City.   Sam works in a variety of photographic media; pigment, digital type C and dye...

Lesley Wamsley (2017)

  Lesley Wamsley is a visual artist living and working in New York City. She earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting and Drawing...