Weekly Alumni News Update 10.08-10.14.19

Posted on October 7, 2019

Four images: 1) two business cards against a red background; 2) two figures performing on outdoor steps under rainbow fabric; 3) Man with a VR headset looking up; 4) image of an assortment of pink and purple prints

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Anna Baldi BFA ‘18 exhibited work at Arts, Letters, & Numbers in Averill Park, NY on Oct 4, the result of a two month residency.

Madeleine Barnes’ BHA ‘12 full-length poetry manuscript “You Do Not Have to Be Good” was selected as a winner of Trio House Press’ open reading period and will be published in 2020.

Janet Culbertson BFA ‘53 exhibits in “Environmental Impact” at Hofstra University, through December 13.

Juliacks BHA ‘08 presents her video installation “Transversal Scepters: The Nature of Transit” at Newark Penn Station, North Concourse in New Jersey as part of the TRANSITional Art Project, a new initiative of temporary public art exhibitions in New Jersey Transit stations, opening Oct 10.

Krisztina Lazar BFA ‘04 has a solo exhibition titled” Entering the Mysteries” at the Hotel Biron in San Francisco on Oct 10.

Alex Lukas MFA ‘18 debuted two new publications, “Written Names Fanzine 7” and “Tree Stone,” at the New England Art Book Fair in Portland, ME, Oct 4-5.

Ryan Murray BFA ‘05 has a 360 VR video titled “Eyelydian” that is included in the Convergence section New York Film Festival, Oct 10-13. (image 3)

H. Gene Thompson BFA ‘12, in collaboration with Fineview Citizens Council, BikePGH, and The Office of Public Art, presents two participatory performance events on Oct 11 and Oct 12 in the Fineview neighborhood of Pittsburgh. (image 2)

Fereshteh Toosi MFA ‘04 participates in “Singing in the Dark: A Meditation on Migration” at Art Salon Chinatown in Los Angeles, through Nove 2. (image 1)

Mary Tremonte BHA ‘00 presented a window installation titled “Embrace Complexity” at SPACE in Portland, ME, Sept 9 – Oct 5. (image 4)

Rexy Tseng BFA ‘09 was nominated for the Tomorrow Sculpture Award 2019 in Chongqing, China.