Alumni: New York NY

Margaret Inga Wiatrowski (2015)

Margaret Inga Wiatrowski is a New York-based interdisciplinary artist primarily using the medium of drawing to create engraved sculptures, installations, large-scale murals, constructed photographs and...

Hanna Sandin (2015)

Hanna Sandin is a sculptor based in New York City. Her work incorporates a stripped down vocabulary of form and defamiliarized material language, amassed from...

Lionel Cruet (2015)

Lionel Cruet was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico lives and works in New York City and San Juan.   In 2013, Lionel was the recipient of the...

George Wen (2015)

George Wen was born in Seattle, Washington. A graduate of Dartmouth, Cambridge University, Harvard, the University of Paris, and the Columbia University Graduate School of...

Angelo Verga (2001)

Angelo Verga's poems have appeared in Rattle, Manhattan Review, Massachusetts Review, New Orleans Poetry Forum, Blue Mesa Review, Saint Ann's Review,Paterson Literary Review, New York...

Toni Levi (2002)

Toni Levi, a graduate of Cornell University (BA in English) and the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University (MA in journalism), is the author...

Liz Waldner (2003)

Liz Waldner was raised in rural Mississippi. She received a B.A. in philosophy and mathematics from St. John's College, studied at the French School at...

Elisabeth Frost (2003)

A poet and scholar, Elisabeth Frost is the author of a collection of poetry, All of Us (White Pine Press, 2011); two chapbooks, A Theory...

James Canon (2003)

James Canon was born and raised in Colombia. After majoring in advertising in Bogotá, he moved to New York to learn English. He received his...

Douglas Danoff (2005)

Douglas Danoff is a creative non-fiction writer based in New York City. His writing has been published by The New York Times, Wine Spectator, Men’s Health, ARTnews, The Threepenny Review, AGNI,...

Charity Ketz (2006)

Charity Ketz received her B.A. from Penn State University, an M.F.A. from Cornell University, and has held lectureships at both universities.  Her previously published chapbook,...

Peg Peoples (2008)

PEG PEOPLES's poems have appeared in Verse, River Styx, Rattapallax, and other journals, and in the anthology Ravishing Dis-Unities: Real Ghazals in English. She lives...

Abeer Hoque (2008)

Abeer Hoque is a Nigerian-born Bangladeshi-American writer and photographer with BS and MA degrees from the Wharton School of Business and an MFA in writing...

Elizabeth Kadetsky (2008)

Elizabeth Kadetsky is author of a memoir (First There Is a Mountain, Little Brown), a story collection (The Poison that Purifies You, C&R Press) and,...

Bhisham Bherwani (2009)

BHISHAM BHERWANI studied Fine Arts at New England College. He is also a graduate of New York University and Cornell University, and the recipient of...

Annabelle Yeeseul Yoo (2010)

Annabelle Yeeseul Yoo’s poems appear in such publications as LIT, Denver Quarterly, Boston Review andWestern Humanities Review. She hails from New York and holds an...

Angelo Nikolopoulos (2010)

Angelo Nikolopoulos' first book of poems is Obscenely Yours, winner of the 2011 Kinereth Gensler Award (Alice James Books 2013). His poems have appeared in...

Lisa Ko (2010)

Lisa Ko is a writer and editor living in New York City. Her fiction and nonfiction has appeared in Narrative, One Teen Story, The Brooklyn...

Robin Beth Schaer (2007, 2012)

Robin Beth Schaer earned her BA in Comparative Religion from Colgate University and her MFA in Writing from Columbia University, School of the Arts. She currently...

David Groff (2012)

David Groff is a poet, writer, independent book editor, literary scout, and teacher.   His book of poems, Clay, was chosen by Michael Waters as winner of...

Masha Tupitsyn (2012)

Masha Tupitsyn is the author of LACONIA: 1,200 Tweets on Film;(ZerO Books, 2011), Beauty Talk & Monsters, a collection of film-based stories (Semiotext(e) Press, 2007), and co-editor of...

Celina Su (2012)

Celina Su was born in São Paulo and lives in New York. She is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the City University of...

Rich Orloff (2012)

Rich Orloff is the author of fifteen full-length plays (mostly comedies) and over seventy short plays. His award-winning plays have been presented at such theaters as...

Racquel Goodison (2013)

Racquel Goodison is an Assistant Professor of English at the City University of New York. She has been a resident at Yaddo and a recipient of...

Jacob Dawson (2013)

Born a military brat, Jacob Dawson began his career as a storyteller navigating the many new schools, new neighborhoods, and nearly terrible situations that somehow...

Daria-Ann Martineau (2014)

Daria-Ann Martineau was born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago. After earning a BA in Speech and Hearing Science from George Washington University (DC), she saw...

Lauren Ferebee (2014)

Lauren Ferrebee is currently the 2014 Hub-Bub Theatre Artist-in-Residence in Spartanburg, SC, her first sojourn away from New York City in ten years.   Her play Somewhere...

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...

Jill Waterman (1998)

Jill Waterman is a photographer from New York City who is known for her New Year's Eve Project and her book, Night and Low Light Photography. For her New Year's...

Arezoo Moseni (2001)

Arezoo Moseni is a photographer, painter, and video artist. She received her B.F.A from Utah State University as well as a M.A. and M.F.A from...

Robert Fass (2001)

Robert Fass is a photographer and writer living in New York City. He studied at the International Center of Photography and at the JCC in Manhattan....

Sandra Nydegger (2003)

  Sandra Nydegger is a self-taught, Swiss born photographer who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Her work is a push pull between nature, the female...

Jonathan Sinagub (2004)

Johnathan Sinagub is a photographer, architect, interior designer, and furniture designer. He holds a B.A from Columbia University and a M. Arch. from Massachusetts Institute...

Melissa Eder (2004)

  Melissa Eder creates large scale still life and other photographic works that documents the complexities of issues related to female identity, popular culture and kitsch. She...

Nancy Sirkis (2005)

  With a visual aesthetic inspired by the urban images of her New York City home, Nancy Sirkis' landscape photography has moved beyond the city to...

Allison Kaufman (2006)

Allison Kaufman is a photo and video artist living in New York City. She received her B.F.A from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in...

Daniel Handal (2010)

  Daniel Handal received a B.S in Applied Sciences from Rutgers University. His photographic work explores subcultures, unique communities, and those living on the fringes of society.   Handal’s...

Nesya Blue (2011)

Nesya Blue's attended the Museum of Fine Arts School in her native Montréal and trained at the National Film Board of Canada. Blue's professional formation...

Simen Johan (2006, 2012)

Simen Johan was born in Norway in 1973, raised in Sweden and lives and works in New York City. A solo exhibition, Simen Johan: Until the Kingdom Comes,...

Michael Vahrenwald (2013)

Michael Vahrenwald is a photographer born in Davenport, Iowa and currently lives in New York City. He holds a B.F.A from The Cooper Union and a M.F.A...

Melissa Hacker (2013)

Melissa Hacker is a film and video maker who works with themes of memory, history, family and loss. She holds a B.F.A from NYU and...

Shahrzad Kamel (2014)

Shahrzad Kamel is a visual artist and writer living in New York City. Kamel's work is an exploration of the photographic medium. She received an M.A...

Rob Carter (2014)

Rob Carter uses photography, video and installation to spotlight evolving historical and political themes in architecture and the natural world. After completing his B.F.A at Oxford...

Liz Whitney Quisgard (1998)

"In my youthful, truth-seeking days, I wrote reams of justifications for my work. Now that the work has matured, and I, simultaneously put less and...

Marietta Hoferer (1998)

Marietta Hoferer works primarily with paper, tape, and pencil to create weightless drawings of geometric abstractions that require the viewer to stop and look at...

Steven Gilbert (1998)

  Steven Gilbert is an abstract painter who works with pastels that are blended with acrylic paint. His pieces are influenced by impressions of nature. He...

Juri Kim (1999)

Juri Kim was born in Seoul, Korea.  She is a painter, photographer, installation, performance, and book artist. Kim holds a B.F.A and M.F.A from Ewha Women's...

Shelley Haven (1999)

Shelley Haven is a painter and printmaker. She holds a B.A from SUNY Binghamton and a M.A/M.F.A from the University of Iowa. Her work has...

Olive Ayhens (2003)

"My work is much involved with my love of the paint itself — with layering it, with building textures, etc. all this is striving for...

Edith Isaac Rose (2004)

Edith Isaac-Rose graduated from The Art Institute of Chicago in 1951 and moved to New York in 1959. Since 1987 her work has dealt with...

Sharon Moreau (2005)

"I love the improvisational quality of paintings done from life. The works have a life force and a mind of their own. Spreading beyond neat...

Mary Jane Montalto (2006)

"It represents a transitory event; the stillness of a moment, a reflection of light, the flutter of a curtain. The picture is the moment, moving...

Elliott Levine (2006)

Elliott Levine is a sculptor and a painter. He received his B.F.A from Rhode Island School of Design and holds an M.F.A from Temple University. He...

Mayumi Ishino (2006)

"I am intrigued by how the self-imposed restraint to limit information can both guide the creative process and public discourse."   Mayumi Ishino was born in Tokyo, Japan...

Marianne Barcellona (2008)

Marianne Barcellona was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Dallas, Texas. She majored in art at Oberlin College and then moved to...

Samuel Nigro (2009)

"As a sculptor, I seek to understand stone – what it’s made of, how it came to be, who has used it and why I...

Cynthia Lin (2009)

"An almost unimaginably slow process of drawing transforms a speedily gained and often disregarded image into a meditative, expansive experience.  Microscopic observations accumulate and develop into...

Yeon Jin Kim (2009)

"My work makes room for the viewer as a participant in and interpreter of events, not simply as the passive recipient of completely formulated experiences....

Joy Nagy (2010)

"My work is an inquiry into the architecture and mechanics of nature. I think this is my way of looking into the randomness of nature's...

Melora Griffis (2011)

Born in New York City, Griffis holds the MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts, BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design, and attended...

Claudia Sbrissa (2012)

Claudia Sbrissa received a BFA from York University, Toronto, Canada, a Bachelor’s in Education from Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, and an MFA from Cornell University, Ithaca,...

Gwen Hardie (2012)

Gwen Hardie was born and educated in Scotland and has lived and worked in London and Berlin before settling in New York City in 2000. Two forthcoming...

Ilene Sunshine (2014)

Ilene Sunshine is a NYC-based visual artist. Her work, ranging from large-scale site projects to intimate works on paper, engages the nature/culture interface.   Ilene's work has...

Jane Sangerman (2014)

Jane Sangerman lives and works in New York City. She received her BFA from the University of New Mexico and her MFA from the State...

Angela Heisch (2014)

Angela Heisch is a visual artist born in New Zealand and is currently residing in New York. She received her BFA in painting in 2011...

Tanya Chaly (2014)

Tanya Chaly was born in Sydney, Australia and currently lives and works in New York City. She is a visual artist and works across a...

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...

Sophie Arnold (2010)

"In this new body of work I am exploring the possibilities of bridging the gap between abstraction and representation, through the transformative process of collage. For me...