Alumni News

Posted: October 11, 2012

cover of Flannel mag, issue six. image:


detail of "winter Bear no.2" in flannel mag. image: lindsay eller

Photographer: lindsay eller

Image featuring Lucien Saxton's work from the SEEDS Fine Art Exhibit "Last Word".

Photographer: SEEDS Fine Art Exhibits

detail of the cover for "Expansion 4" by Sheean and Ward.

Photographer: Matthew Sheean and Malachi Ward

Lindsay Eller (Art '06) artwork was featured in the sixth issue of the East Coast-based arts and culture magazine, Flannel.
Carissa Burkett (Art '08) in group exhibition in New York at Miranda Fine Arts. Carissa, a MFA graduate student at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, and prominent artists such as Mira Schor, Kiki Smith and Faith Wilding, will be showing in this provocative exhibition that considers the current climate and view of the female body and control.
Ashley Geiger (Graphic Design '09) is a graphic designer at BIRD Los Angeles. BIRD is a multi-disciplinary agency with over 20 years experience with some of the biggest names in the entertainment and lifestyle industries. They have won two ADDy awards for their "Do You Flip?" advertising campaign for Cisco.
Brian Rush (MFA '11) presented a paper at the Verge Conference: Arts and Ethics in Trinity Western University, British Columbia, Canada. The abstract of his paper entitled, "Encounter Engineering: Strategies and Questions from a Participatory Practice" posits that as an artist who makes participatory objects, it is his goal to "foment in my audience mild discomforts and minor embarrassments, highlighting automatic social habits and temporarily hacking them."
Marlo Munoz (Graphic Design '07) is a Graphic Designer at Purple Communications, Inc. Purple Communications is dedicated to developing fast, easy and convenient communications solutions and services for Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals and businesses using a variety of different platforms. She has worked at Mimio Papers and the independent scholarly publishing house, I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd.
Karen Lawrence (Graphic Design '08) is a graphic designer at Brown Shoe Company, a wholesale show company that designs, sources and markets many well-known wholesale shoe brands, such as Naturalizer, Dr. Scholl’s, Via Spiga, Vera Wang and more.
Allyson Unzicker (Art '08) is studying for her MFA in Critical and Curatorial Studies at University of California, Irvine.

Lucien Saxton (MFA '09) and Tony Caltbiano (MFA '11) are in a group exhibition, The Last Word as part of the SEEDS Fine Arts themed exhibits. Invited artists responded to the prompt, "If you were to die tomorrow, what would be your last message via your art?” This will be on view at the Ecclesia Congregation (the former classic Hollywood Pacific Theatre) and the Hollywood community for the month of November.

Moto Okawa (Art '02) is the marketing manager for La Fresh Group, a company specializing in unique skin care products, and Diamond Wipes International whose distribution spans the United States and international territories as well as online.

Matthew Sheean (MFA '13, Art '06)) and Malachi Ward (Art '06) released the fourth part of their epic narrative comic, Expansion, bringing it to a close. The duo presented this work at the Alternative Press Expo in San Fransisco. To learn more about the process behind their solid comics that is steadily building them a cult fan base, check out this interview that the blog Fuel Your Illustration had with Malachi in 2011.

Note: This information is current for the 2017-18 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.