Alumni: Ithaca NY

Nydia Blas (2015)

Nydia Blas is a visual artist living in Ithaca, New York with her two children. She primarily works with photography, video, and books as mediums to...

Fran Markover (2010)

Fran Markover is a Pushcart Prize nominee.  Her poems have appeared, or are forthcoming in, JAMA, Poetica, Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, Cider Press Review, SOULSPEAK, Möbius Poetry Magazine,...

Robert Proehl (2013)

Bob Proehl is a writer, DJ and bookseller living in Ithaca, NY. His short fiction has appeared in Stone Canoe, Essays & Fictions, The Cleveland...

Sarah Jefferis (2014)

Sarah Jefferis’ first poetry book Forgetting the Salt was published by Foothills Press in October 2008. Recently she won the Bea Gonzalez poetry prize for...

Marilyn Rivchin (1997)

Marilyn Rivchin is a filmmaker, photographer, and videomaker who taught filmmaking and digital media at Cornell University from 1979 to 2012. She holds a B.A...

Ron Jude (2006)

Ron Jude holds a B.F.A from Boise State University and a M.F.A from Louisiana State University. In 1991 he also participated in the American Photography...

Brandy Boden (2008)

Brandy is a teaching artist based in Ithaca, NY. She is currently pursuing her M.F.A. in Studio Arts at Syracuse University. Brandy also works as...

Mary Michael Shelley (1999)

Mary Michael Shelley is a folk americana wood carver and painter. She is a self taught artist, having no formal education in the arts. She...

Anesti Zakos (2000)

"Over time, wood weathers, metal oxidizes, and dust gathers on all things. Time passes, inescapably, and changes everything in its path. I hope to both...

Lin Price (2000)

  Lin Price is a painter whose work is filled with longings, anticipation and struggle. Her abstracted worlds in combination with humans and animals draw upon...

Amber Lia-Kloppel (2000)

Amber Lia-Kloppel was born in Ithaca, New York and she studied art as a young adult at the Community School of Music and Arts. She...

Luis Borrero (2000)

Luis Borrero graduated from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and several years later studied historical materials and techniques under the guidance of Peter Trubig in...

Syau-Cheng Lai (2002)

Syau-Cheng Lai is a visual artist and classically trained pianist. She was born and raised in Taiwan where she also received her B.S in animal...

Minna Resnick (1999, 2004)

Minna Resnick was born in New York City. She has lived on both the East and West Coasts as well as in the Rocky Mountains. She...

Kathryn Shearman (2008

"The body of my work resists categorization as visual art, performance art, music, or theatre. Rather than try to squeeze my ideas, which move freely...

Mara Baldwin (2011)

Mara Baldwin received her BA from Wesleyan University and her MFA from California College of Arts. She currently resides in Ithaca where she maintains her studio...

Roberto Silva-Ortiz (2012)

Roberto Silva-Ortiz is a painter, draftsman and printmaker. He studied drawing and painting at Escuela de Artes Visuales de Santurce in Puerto Rico. At 17 he...

Yvonne Piburn (1997)

Yvonne Piburn was a landscape and still life oil painter. Since she could no longer work with oil paints the last year of her life...

Fernando Llosa (1997)

"The great tragedy of humanity is that we’re caught in metaphor. If the metaphor is really good, it points to the truth, but it is...

Barbara Anger (2008)

Barbara has been teaching acting at Ithaca College since 1985. At Ithaca she wrote and directed Socially Transmitted Dread and the interactive play, Date At...