(SCAD: B.F.A., painting, 2003) moved to Boston, Mass., where he worked for the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and at a contemporary art gallery, Samson Projects. In Fall 2004 Antonellis moved to Paris, France, and started Metroline Design, a Web design company. He was recently an artist-in-residence at CiteCulture and currently exhibits his paintings in France and internationally.
lives in Bourbonnais, Ill., and is a freelance photographer for The Daily Journal, a local newspaper.
Mary "Khaki" Bedford
(SCAD: B.F.A., photography, 2003) lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., and does digital imaging for Magnum Photos.
graduated from Drury University in Springfield, Mo., with majors in studio art, art history and English literature. He spent six years (2001-2007) at the Springfield Art Museum as preparator, where his responsibilities included installation of exhibitions, gallery preparation, object preparation, receiving and shipping. In February 2003 he guest curated "Alison Saar: Tête à Tête" for the museum. Benne, along with Lacoste faculty alumni Tom Parker, launched The Small Museum of Contemporary Art, Missouri (SmoCA-Mo), in November 2002. In September 2006, Benne quit the Museum to pursue a Masters of Education at Drury University and is currently teaching art classes at Central High School in Springfield. (updated 10/07/08)
wrote, "I'm still making stone sculptures, exhibiting locally and looking for new venues. Continuing to develop the ideas I began with while at Lacoste."
John "Matt" Blouin
lives in Nova Scotia, Canada, and is a buyer for Pro Skateboards, where he is responsible for buying products, fundraising for and building the concrete skatepark, and creating graphic design for marketing and T-shirts. In his spare time, he enjoys playing foosball.
writes, "I am living in Cleveland, Ohio. I started a Web site (www.imaginaryrealmstudio.com). I am looking forward to getting back in touch with people I met at Lacoste."
lives in Cambridge, Mass., with her husband, Andrew Wollner, and works for the MIT Alumni Association.
Beth Loraine Bowman
is currently participating in the mentorship program with the Women's Art Registry of Minnesota (WARM), served on the MInnesota State Arts Board's Artist Initiative Grant Advisory Panel and is the President of the College of Visual Arts Alumni Association. Her work is on display at the Minnesota State Arts Board juried "Art of Recovery" exhibition and at Ligne Roset's model penthouse suite in the Cobalt, Minneapolis. Upcoming shows include: The Rake Magazine's 10,000 arts crawl; a two person exhibition at the Amazon Bookstore Gallery in Minneapolis and an upcoming solo exhibition in Saint-Etienne, France in 2008. Beith lives and works in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Visit http://site.voila.fr/bowman.
lives in Buffalo, N.Y., and is art director for Righteous Babe Records. She earned a master's degree in visual communication from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2004.
is operations manager for the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Buck lives in Canandaigua, N.Y., with his wife, Anne.
Susan (Buettner) Ulrich
lives in Cleveland, Ohio, with her husband, Dale.
Amanda (Burke) White
(SCAD: M.F.A., historic preservation, 2003) lives in Hilton Head, S.C. with her husband, Jamie, and is a senior community preservation planner with the town of Bluffton, S.C. (www.townofbluffton.com
). Burke was married in October 2006.
lives in Austin, Texas, and owns Soul Manna, a spiritual consulting business. She writes, "My mother, Lynne Storm (known as Lynne Smith while at Lacoste), is now living with me in Austin. She has done landscape design and is currently retired. She attended the same year I did."
lives in Grand Forks, N.D., and is assistant professor of timebased media arts at the University of North Dakota.
lives in Jamaica Plain, Mass., and is chief architect for the city of Boston's department of neighborhood development.
lives with her husband, John, and their daughter, Zara (September 1999) in Seattle, Wash. Capp works with her husband who is a self-employed scenic photographer. She also paints part-time in her studio and is a full-time mom.
Elizabeth "Beth" Carruthers
lives on Gabriola Island, Canada. She is a part-time instructor at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. She is currently working with interactive installation, oral histories and embodiment of place and memory.
Elise (Church) Schmidt
is self-employed as an artist's studio assistant. She lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., with her husband, Stephen, and their son, Linus (December 2002).
wrote, "I had three one-person shows from October 5 and March 6, 2006. I was recently appointed director for the advancement of visual studies and artist in residence for Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wis." Visit www.terrencecoffmanstudio.com
graduated from SCAD with a B.F.A. in fashion and plans to further her studies in fashion merchandising to, as she says, "become a buyer and hopefully end up in France again."
Dana Jo Cooley
lives in Athens, Ga. She recently won first place in the Alumni Category at the Savannah College of Art and Design's Georgia Music Hall of Fame show. She is working part-time and also working on future shows and installations.
Jolene "Jo" Coughlin
lives in Pensacola, Fla., and is an assistant interior designer for Posh Interiors.
is president, designer and owner of Custom Steel Ltd., a furniture design retail showroom specializing in metals. Coutts lives in Riverdale, N.J., with her husband, Wayne.
lives in Haymarket, Va., with her husband, Steele. She writes, "I have written four books. One, a historical fiction, Forbidden Loves, Paris Between the Wars, has Lacoste as one of its locations where the protagonist experiences a revelation that will change her life. Based on my summer at Lacoste in 1994, the descriptions of Lacoste and its history should be recognizable to students and teachers who have been there. Another book, Myth, Magic and Metaphor, is in its third edition and uses art, music and creative writing to take the reader on a journey to the source of creativity. Used by instructors in colleges and writing groups, the book should be in the hands of students as well as their instructors."
writes, "I attended the Lacoste program in 1977. At the time it was owned by Sarah Lawrence College. The director was Bernard Pfriem. It was one of the most memorable experiences in my life. Although I did not pursue a career in art, I did teach art for a short time. I am currently the principal of an elementary school. My daughter plans to pursue a career in art."
(SCAD: B.F.A., illustration, 2002) lives in Atlanta, Ga., and is a creative artist with Carter's, a children's clothing company. He also does freelance design work and commissioned paintings and illustrations.
is pursuing a Masters in Art Education at the University of Northern Arizona and living in Flagstaff. During the summer months, she is a whitewater rafting guide in the Grand Canyon working for Wilderness River Adventures.
lives in Avon, Colo., and is an intern architect with RMT Architects, PC.
is a construction superintendent for Austintatious Pools. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Ginny, and their children, James (January 1989) and Haley (July 1999).
lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is president and founder of Inspatia, Inc., what he describes as "The world's first fully interactive Web-based, 3-D visualization system for cities and buildings."
Shirley (Entrekin) Frank
is a retired painting teacher at the Florida Gulf Coast Art Center. She lives in Seminole, Fla., with her husband, James.
lives in Greenfield, Mass., with his partner, Robin. His employment résumé includes massage therapist, art teacher and pickle-maker.
lives in Toronto, Canada, and is an art director and teacher at the Etobicoke Conservatory of Music and Arts, a school for visual art and music.
Dorian (Freeman) Smith
is a Web content manager for Duke University's Fuqua School of Business in Durham, N.C.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 2006) lives in New York, N.Y. and is a freelance designer currently working at Time magazine. View her work at www.merylfriedman.com
Barbara (Gardner) Oertli
is a graphic designer/illustrator and owner of Barbara Oertli Design. She lives in Santa Clara, Calif., with her husband, Tim.
Bernie Dionysius Geoghegan
(2000) lives in Paris, where he is teaching at the American University of Paris and finishing his doctoral dissertation for the Screen Cultures program at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL). He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
. (posted 09/09/08)
wrote, "I recently moved to Austin, Texas, to take my dream job of running an art studio and gallery. It's been a cultural and geographical leap for me to move away from the Pacific Ocean, and one that I'm glad I made. Austin is filled with warm and genuine people, many who are wacky and creative. I like it here!" (updated 03/18/09)
lives in Atlanta, Ga., and works for Healthcare Realty Services, a commercial realty company.
(B.F.A., photography, 2004) lives in Baltimore, Md., and is a photographer and videographer for Great Expectations of Baltimore and her own company, AMG Photography. She wrote, "My last event was The Priceless Gown Project, a nonprofit event held for inner city girls who could not afford prom gowns. One of my images was published in the June 2006 issue of Girls' Life Magazine."
(B.F.A., photography, 1987) lives in Plaigne, France, with her children, Louise (January 1996) and Paul (February, 1997). She writes, "I have a group show in the church Saint-Pierre es Liens of Fontvieille (13990) from March 30 th to April 1, 2005, and a solo show of my sculptures in the Baux de Provence (13520) from May 20 th to June 30, 2005." For more information visit her Web site at www.rebecca-gregory.com
lives in Woodstock, N.Y. He was commissioned in 2002 for two large canvases that are displayed at the San Francisco Giant's PacBell baseball park. His latest commission is a large multi-canvas installation in the lobby of the National Aquarium of London, which will be opening in 2007.
lives in Austin, Texas, with her two children, Griffin and Amelia. She is a scenic painter.
is an architect with NBBJ. He lives in Vashon, Wash., with his children, Hadley (November 1993) and Cooper (September 1995).
lives in Baltimore, Md., with her partner, Amy Goldberg. She is co-founder and creative director of Fastspot, an interactive design and development studio.
wrote, "The time is spent at Lacoste was priceless. Thank you!" (updated 05/07/09)
writes, "I'm currently back in Savannah where I returned after a great second experience in Lacoste. I'm completing my thesis and look forward to wrapping up my academic career in the next few months. I'll probably be working and living in Savannah and Charleston for a few months but look to head north towards Boston, Nantucket or Manhattan in the next year. My best to everyone!"
lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with her husband, John. They have two children, Eric (December 1988) and Becky (May 1995).
wrote, "I attended Lacoste in 1989. Since then I have been working as a publication designer and art director for a variety of publications, including Ms. Magazine, Time magazine, Teen Voices magazine and Golf World magazine. I am currently working at the University of Connecticut's department of communications as the art director of the UConn Health Center Magazine and designer for a host of promotional pieces. I live in West Hartford, Conn., with my amazing partner, Mark and two beautiful kids. I have also written a unique children's book that I am actively trying to publish."
lives in Cleveland, Ohio, and works for the Akron Art Museum, where he is responsible for the design, fabrication and maintenance of permanent and temporary exhibitions.
lives in Livingston, Mt., and wrote, "I'd love to hear from my old friends. I'm getting ready to travel across the states in a vintage trailer with my dog Sept.-Oct. 2006. Anyone up for giving me a room for a night? Vin rouge is not optional!"
lives in San Diego, Calif., and is a self-employed professional painter.
Denison (Howse) Lee
lives in Rochester, Minn., with her husband, Jonathan, and is a self-employed jewelry artist. She designs and creates jewelry in sterling silver, enamel, semi-precious stones, beach stones and beach glass.
owns his own company, Red River Canoe & Paddle, which designs, constructs and restores traditional wood and canvas canoes. Ingram lives in Lorette, Canada, with his wife, Nicole, and their children, Ivan (2000), Katya (1995) and Anya (1998).
is a self-employed artist. He lives in New York City with his wife, Jennifer.
Alison Johnston Lohrey
lives in Friday Harbor, Wash., and is owner of Alison Johnston Fine Art. She attended a six-week summer program through Sarah Lawrence in July 1979 and may be living near Avignon in 2007-08.
Bethany (Jones) Tenuta
(1990), lives in Madison, Wis., with her husband, James. She is an advertising research analyst with the Wisconsin Lottery (www.wilottery.com
), and earned a B.F.A. in art from the Center for Creative Studies College of Art in 1993. She is an M.F.A. candidate in art at the University of Wisconsin. She spent a semester in Lacoste in 1990, and although she was enrolled in a variety of classes, she especially enjoyed the sculpture and stone carving. She wrote, "While I work in an unrelated business, I continue to paint whenever time and space allow, and continue to show my work periodically."
(1985) wrote, "I have been living and working in Paris, France, performing original songs with my band and performing solo. I released a record last year, found a manager and am playing out regularly. My next steps include gigs around Europe and back home in the States. Visit my website
to learn more." (updated 03/31/12)