Alumni: Syracuse NY

Jessica Cuello (2015)

Jessica Cuello is a poet and teacher in Syracuse, NY. She is the author of the chapbooks My Father’s Bargain (Finishing Line Press, 2015), By...

Devon Moore (2015)

Devon Moore hails from Buffalo, NY with a lot of time spent growing in Wilmington, NC.   A former high school English teacher at Dewitt Clinton High...

Stephen Kuusisto

Stephen Kuusisto (2015)

Stephen Kuusisto is the author of the memoirs Planet of the Blind(a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year”) andEavesdropping: A Memoir of Blindness...

Jesse Nissim (2013)

Jesse Nissim is the author of three poetry chapbooks: Alphabet for M (Dancing Girl Press); SELF NAMED BODY (Finishing Line Press); and Day Cracks Between...

Chen Chen (2014)

Chen Chen received his BA from Hampshire College and is currently a University Fellow in Syracuse University's creative writing MFA program. He also teaches composition...

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,...

Doug DuBois (2004)

Doug DuBois is well-known for his book All the Days and Nights and his series "My Last Day at Seventeen," which captures the youth of...

Lida Suchy (2010, 2016)

Lida Suchy is photographer who chronicles communities through portraiture. She is a first generation American born into a refugee family from Eastern Europe. Suchy often...

Neil Chowdhury (2011)

Neil Chowdhury is a digital media artist whose work explores the relationships between individuals, their societies, and environments in different cultures. He holds a B.A from...

Anita Welych (1998)

Anita Welych was born in Syracuse NY, the daughter of Colombian and Ukrainian immigrants. She is a book and installation artist. Welych attended Cornell University...

Mary Giehl (2001)

Mary Giehl is a sculptor, fiber, and installation artist whose work focuses on around the theme of child abuse. Her work is influenced by her...

Holly Greenberg (2004)

Holly Greenberg is a printmaker and painter known for her large, multi-process printwork and installations. She holds a B.F.A degree from the University of Michigan...

Dorene Quinn (2008)

"My goal is to create a dialog about nature and human desire, and the tensions between the natural and the human made world."   Dorene Quinn is...

Nikolay Mikushkin (2010)

" Nature is constantly in our lives. It is the begging of everything. Nature is what stimulates us toward the positive, even if we don’t...

Susan D’Amato (2014)

Susan D'Amato is a visual artist engaged in drawing practice. She is currently working on a series of charcoal, ink and graphite drawings that explore...

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...