Molly Allen (B.F.A., painting, 1988) lives in Washington, D.C., and
recently launched a new line of furniture called LOFT Lines
at ICFF NYC. Her company, Atreus Works
, is building the pieces. Atreus Works fabricates TV news sets, trade shows, commercial and corporate interiors and installations. They build most of the TV news sets for Devlin Design Group
. (posted 7/7/08)
Karen Anapolle (B.F.A., graphic design, 1988) is the president and creative director of Show and Tell Marketing Inc., a full-service advertising agency specializing in corporate identity, brochures, logos, letterhead, newsletters, custom publications, magazines and art direction.
(B.F.A., illustration, 1988) lives in Lexington, South Carolina, with his wife, Marlena Crovatt-Bagwell
(attended SCAD). Bagwell is the color reprographics digital technician for The Print Machine.
Clifford Blair (B.F.A., illustration, 1988) received his M.Div. from Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and is pastor of the Redeemer Presbyterian Church. Blair lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with his wife, Gillian (Quinby) Blair (B.F.A., historic preservation, 1988), and their children, Sarah (November 1991), Leah (December 1993), Noah (January 1998) and Ethan (January 2002).
Tina (Boyles) Bailey
(B.F.A., illustration, 1988) lives in Bali, Indonesia, and works as an artist in the area of arts and community engagement through Balinese music, dance and visual arts collaboration projects. (updated 07/16/12)
John Carrington (B.F.A., photography, 1988) is a staff photographer with the Savannah Morning News in Savannah, Georgia
(B.F.A., illustration, 1988) lives in Griffin, Georgia, with his wife, Pamela. He is lead-offset plateroom manager for Mead Westvaco Packaging Systems.
(B.F.A., illustration, 1988) lives in Branford, Connecticut, with his wife, Victoria, and their three sons, Max, Samuel and Christopher. He is a freelance illustrator for children's books (www.frankwdormer.com). He wrote, "I illustrated 'Aggie and Ben,' Charlesbridge Publishing (2006), 'Not So Tall for Six' (2008), 'Aggie and Ben 2' (2008), and 'The Toothbrush,' written and illustrated by Frank W. Dormer (2008)."
Cynthia Durham Hubbard (M.F.A., historic preservation, 1988) is married to Philip and they are parents to James Payne born April 1995. Hubbard is a self-employed conservator in Dry Fork, Virginia.
Piper (Fauchier) Truster (B.F.A., graphic design, 1988) is living in Overland Park, Kansas, with husband Vic Truster and children, Kennedy and Perri. She is working as a creative-on-call art director for Hallmark Cards.
Elizabeth (Glover) Beasley (B.F.A., graphic design, 1988)
wrote, "In April 2007 we built a farmhouse and moved to the country. In May 2008 I assisted my husband in his new business, Wood Dreamer Handcrafted Furniture from Reclaimed Heart Pine. In September 2008 with my mother, I opened Pomegranate Antique and Artisan Market in Lyons, Georgia, where we sell antiques and collectibles as well as handcrafted items by various artists including myself." (updated 03/05/09)
Susan F. (Graham) Bean (B.F.A., photography, 1988) is enrolled in the master's degree program at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She writes, "My education at SCAD, believe it or not, gave me a very good foundation for my future career in public health." Bean lives in Atlanta with her husband, Steven Bean.
Beth Huntley (B.F.A., interior design, 1988) was recently quoted in a Charleston magazine article on feng shui, the Asian principle of balance in interior design and architecture. Huntley lives in Charleston, South Carolina.
Rich Ponder (B.F.A., photography, 1988) is the president and owner of Atomic Pharaoh Inc. and ponder-this.com. He writes, "After 10 years of working in the field of digital design and photography and making others' dreams come true, I'm finally taking some time off to devote the skills I have acquired to make art for myself again." Ponder recently concluded a two-year partnership with the magazine Frank Frazetta Fantasy Illustrated
. He is also responsible for all print and web advertisements for the annual Mega-Con comic conventions in Orlando, Fla., since 1995.
(B.F.A., illustration, 1988) wrote, "Still living in Savannah, Georgia, painting everyday and represented in galleries in New York City, Boston, Massachusetts and Denver, Colorado right now." (updated 05/06/09)
Rhonda Powell (B.F.A., illustration, 1988) is the marketing communications specialist for Lithonia Lighting, a commercial and residential lighting company in Conyers, Georgia. Powell is responsible for technical illustrations used in brochures, catalogs, installation instruction sheets, etc.
(B.F.A., graphic design and illustration, 1988) lives in Midlothian, Virginia, and is the director of process reengineering for Xperts Inc. Reiser's responsibilities include analyzing current business processes and procedures for all functional departments throughout the company, documenting and charting business functions and proposing and implementing changes to existing processes to support corporate goals.
John "J.R." Reynolds (B.F.A., video/film, 1988) has worked in video and film production in Savannah for 20 years, and has acted in feature films and interactive theater. He has a recurring role as Calico Jack for the Treasure of Tybee Island Treasure Hunts by Interactive Adventures. He starred in the SCADshorts film by the Dandy Dwarves, "Sailor with the Fiendish Foot," which was featured on the front page of YouTube in September 2007. He is married to Janet Gamble and they have a 12-year-old son, named Gamble. After being diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2005, Reynolds underwent a successful operation and after a long recovery is now able to work. He started SavannahHomeTours.TV in January 2008 and is producing high definition video home tours for Mopper-Stapen Realtors. (posted 8/13/08)
Andrew P. Robinson
wrote, "I attended SCAD from 1984-88. After college, I taught art to children in kindergarten through fifth grade. I joined the U.S. Air Force in 1990 as a visual information production specialist. I've traveled the world and have been exposed to different styles of art. In my travels, I was excited about the fact that many people of different nations had heard of my school. I'm currently an Air Force meteorologist in Anchorage, Alaska"
Rhonda Rodengen (B.F.A., graphic design, 1988) lives in Savannah, Georgia, with her husband, Sergio, and her children, Elisa (January, 1991), Alexis (September 1995), Olivia (May 1998) and Katia (May 2000). She writes, "My goal is to foster a home environment that counters the culture. I home educate our children and Sergio continues his Army career. I hope to get into freelance work in the future." Their family will move to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in February 2002.
(B.F.A., illustration, 1988) wrote, "I've been super busy in event planning and fundraising for the non-profit that I work for. Currently I'm organizing a time line fashion show, doing monthly living history presentations, performing Baroque dance and ballet, and designing and hand sewing clothing for all of the above! My handmade costumes have recently been in five films (2 TV, 3 cine), a permanent museum exhibit, three formal portraits and multiple dance and ballet productions. Last year I went to England and Ireland for history events with my costumes, and this year I'll be in Nova Scotia and the East Coast states for monthly history productions. "
Michael Stewart (B.F.A., illustration, 1988)
is creative director/partner at Realm Advertising
in Atlanta, Georgia. He is celebrating his tenth year of owning the company. (updated 06/18/12)
Tammy Strickland (B.F.A., photography, 1988) lives in Savannah, Georgia, and is a co-owner and business manager of Mackinnon-Strickland, a contracting firm.
Sheila (Thomas) Bashiri
(B.F.A., historic preservation and interior design, 1988) lives in Detroit, Michigan, and is a city planner with the City of Birmingham, Michigan. She is the administrative liaison to the Historic District and Design Review Commission. She reviews and approves proposals and site plans for new development, design changes in historic districts and commercial districts, signage and zoning.
Bernard Urban (B.F.A., photography, 1988) is the senior vice president/creative director for McCann-Erickson Worldwide, MRM Partners, an advertising agency in New York City. Bernard lives in New York City with his wife, Tia.
Frederick "Les" Walker (B.F.A., video, 1988) lives in Waycross, Georgia, and is a self-employed mural painter and sculptor. Les writes, "From 1996 to 1999 I was supervisor of exhibits and visual communications at the Jacksonville Zoo. I designed and co-painted the huge murals at various exhibits there. I also had experience redesigning and resurfacing the interior of the former Molly Brown Dinner Theatre (now the Hannibal Community Theatre Group) in Hannibal, Mississippi. Since then, I have done several private residential murals as part of my new business venture."
Chris Webb (B.F.A., painting, 1988) is broadcast producer for Euro/RSCG/MVBMS & Partners, an advertising agency. He lives in New York City with his wife, Colby.