Simon Abrams (B.F.A., computer art, 1995) wrote, "I've been a Flash developer at Deutsch for the past five years, and am still learning an incredible amount, and producing work for clients including Tylenol, the Wildlife Conservation Society, Olympus, and Ikea. Aside from that, I've been keeping myself busy as a guest-lecturer teaching several sessions of Photoshop per semester at NYU's Courant School of Mathematical Science. My other exciting news is that I co-authored my first book - the "Adobe Photoshop CS4 Bible", which was just published in December, 2008 by Wiley, Inc." (updated 01/09/09)
(M.F.A., art history, 1995) lives in Clifton, N.J., and is assistant chair of interior design at Parsons School of Design in New York City.
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) is owner of The Image Works Inc., a professional photography lab, imaging house and camera store. Allison lives in Lawrence, Kan., with his wife, Kim (Lickliter) Allison
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995). Allison wrote, "I still freelance as a commercial photographer, find time to do fine art shows and occasionally teach classes at the local art center."
(M.F.A., illustration, 1995) is a production designer for CNN. He lives in Atlanta, Ga., with his wife, Roberta Alinea
(B.F.A., fashion, 1999). He wrote, "I had a cameo appearance in one of our promos, 'CNN On the Go.' You'll see me looking at a cell phone, pretending to check the news online."
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is print production manager for International Masters Publishers Inc. She lives in Woodside, N.Y., with her husband, Joshua Weiss
(B.F.A., painting, 1996); they were married Dec. 24, 2002.
(M.Arch., 1995) is an assistant director of design with the KPS Group in Birmingham, Ala., the largest Alabama-based architectural firm.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is a designer with Sapient, formerly a traditional systems integration firm, but with the acquisition of Studio Archetype and Adjacency, high-end design firms, they are now positioned in the market to take on large e-commerce projects and deliver end-to-end solutions. Auld wrote, "From branding and design to technology implementation, we do it all."
Suzanne (Baker) Sperl
(B.F.A., video/film, 1995) is an educator teaching art overseas for the Department of Defense. She wrote, "We are currently living in Tuscany, Italy, and are enjoying the area, the people and the culture. In January 2006 we had our son, Kai Holden Sperl, and love every moment with him."
Yvette (Balfour) Crowe
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) works with her husband, Joel Crowe
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995), in their graphic communications company, Performa. They live in Savannah, Ga., with their children, Matthew (January 1998) and Sarah (February 2000).
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) is an interior designer with Total Custom Interiors Inc., a primarily residential firm, with some commercial projects. She lives in Roswell, Ga..
(M.F.A., painting, 1995) wrote, "When I was in a critic in Steven Myers graduate painting class, a fellow student made the comment that, "Dan should be living in a grass hut." I think she meant it as an insult, but I took it as a compliment. Now, as a matter of fact, I do live in a "grass hut." Well, actually a NEPA house, on the island of Palawan, Philippines. I wake up in the morning, walk out on the porch with my coffee and watch the South China Sea reflecting all silver in the morning light. There is the sound of roosters crowing, the breeze in the coconut palms and the soft sounds of the Tagalog language as the fishermen push their boats out into the surf. I am married to a beautiful black-haired, black-eyed woman half my age. I have a "studio" under the jackfruit trees in the back and I spend my days painting, swimming, fishing and collecting wild orchids in the jungle. When we need something or want to go to a mall, a movie or a restaurant, we take a "jeepney" into Puerto Princesa City
. This is my life now and I would not trade it for anything. It suits me perfectly." (updated 10/15/11)
(B.F.A., fashion, 1995) is an accomplished product development manager for Tommy Hilfiger in New York, and works in their men's sweaters division. Bateman is responsible for the proper fit and construction of garments. She works with design and production directors to create a production calendar for up to eight lines for every season, and works with the company's overseas offices on delivery and tracking.
(M.F.A., computer art, 1993; M.F.A., computer art, 1995) is president/founder of The Dimension's Edge Inc., a company that specializes in web development, online games, 2-D and 3-D animation, digital video, business presentations and multimedia. Some of his clients include The Boy Scouts of America, B.U.M. Equipment, Agilent Technologies, CEC Entertainment (Chuck E. Cheese's) and Paws Inc. (owners of Garfield the Cat). Beatty lives in Spanish Fork, Utah, with his wife, Amy Despain Beatty
(B.F.A., illustration, 1993) and their children, Daniel (April 1997) and Elizabeth (July 2002).
Nicole (Bensch) Seitz
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) lives in Mount Pleasant, S.C., with her husband, Brian, and her children, Olivia (April 2003) and Coulter (December 2004). She is owner of Bounce Designs LLC, a graphic and Web design firm. She wrote, "I've just signed a two-book contract with Integrity Publishers. My first novel, 'The Spirit of Sweetgrass,' is due out in early 2007."
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) teaches art at Londonderry Middle School in New Hampshire and pursues her own freelance illustration projects.
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) wrote, "I got married in Boston on September 21, 2008, to the amazing Margo Saulnier. I also released my first CD, New Lights, in April 2009. It's currently available at http://cdbaby.com/cd/scottbishop
, and should follow on iTunes and other digital distributors shortly." (updated 04/24/09)
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) is co-writer, co-creator and co-executive producer of "Brickleberry," an animated series premiering Fall 2012 on Comedy Central. Daniel Tosh of Tosh.0 will also be an executive producer of the series and will voice one of the characters. (updated 06/10/12)
Charles "Chuck" Blevins
(M.F.A., illustration, 1995) is a systems editor for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He wrote, "After working as a news artist in Pensacola and Atlanta for almost 10 years, I moved into the AJC's News Technology Department. I'm also working on my M.B.A." Blevins lives in Woodstock, Ga., with his wife, Heather, and their daughter, Emma (November 2001). He completed his MBA at Georgia State in December 2007. (posted 07/17/08)
(M.F.A., interior design, 1995) is senior planning and design manager for The Home Depot. She is responsible for the planning, designing and co-managing of 1600 existing, 175 new (2004 openings), 75 remodel (2004 remodels) Home Depot stores. She lives in Mableton, Ga., with her husband, Chetan, and their child, Ishaan (March 1997).
(B.F.A., video, 1995) lives in Chapel Hill, N.C., and is a manager for American Audio Video, a corporate presentations company.
Denise (Bogus) Reiffenstein
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) lives in Silver Spring, Md., with her husband, Eric Reiffenstein
(B.F.A., photography, 1995), and their children, Matthew (February, 2000) and Daniel (June 2003). Reiffenstein is the senior graphic designer for VC Graphics Design Studio.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is the digital production manager for Czarnowski, an exhibit service specialist company. He lives is Auburn, Ga., with his wife, Mandy.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is a graphic designer for Laara Hoven Design in Atlanta, Ga., where he works on large-format digital graphics.
(B.F.A., art history, 1995; M.A., architectural history, 1997) lives in Houston, Texas, where she is a manager and administrative assistant for the law firm WCCI Inc. She plans to attend graduate school for museum studies at the University of Houston.
Robert "David" Boyd, Jr
. (B.F.A., illustration, 1995) lives in Georgia and is an Art Teacher at The Heritage School, a private school. where he teaches middle and high school. Please visit his personal Web site at web.mac.com/rdboyd2
(B.F.A., video/film, 1995) is the assistant design director for Fox 5 Atlanta. He lives in the Atlanta area with his wife and daughter. (updated 10/13/08)
Jasmine (Brand) Milberger
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) is the administrative assistant for IJL Wachovia, a full-service investment brokerage. She lives in Savannah, Ga., with her husband Matt Milberger
(B.F.A., sequential art, 1995).
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995; M.F.A., interior design, 2002) wrote, "I got married to Craig Culpepper on October 28, 2006 in Forsyth Park in Savannah. In April of 2007, I started my own interior design business, 2B Design, LLC located in the Atlanta Metro Area."
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is enrolled in the M.F.A. program at Boston University with one more year to go before she earns her degree.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Sterling, Va., with her daughter, Mallory. She works as a designer for a local newspaper.
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) lives in Savannah, Ga., with his wife, Susan and children, Morgan and Travis. He is president and CEO of Viper Images Incorporated. His assignments have taken him throughout the United States and the Azores, Grenada, Kuwait, Iraq, Bosnia, Puerto Rico, Saint Thomas, Germany and Brazil. He served for six years of active duty as an airborne Army Ranger. He is considered a military subject matter expert and has four published books containing his military images. His images have also appeared in The New York Times, Time Magazine, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Army Magazine and The Army Times.
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in Lodi, Calif., with his wife, Tricia, and their children, Savannah (April 1996), Erika (April 1999), Joshua (January 2004) and Elizabeth (September 2005). He is job captain for RMB Architects.
(M.F.A., 1995) lives in Decatur, GA, and is gallery art director at Georgia State University, Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design. Her responsibilities include being a curator, directing, fundraising, public relations, marketing, mentoring and teaching. She wrote, "Recent project: Potentially Harmful: The Art of American Censorship: national exhibition documented and expanded through hard-cover, full color 130 pp catalog. D.A.P. distribution. (January - March 2006) Upcoming project: Reconstructing Atlanta, considering the potential of art, architecture and urban design to create a humanist environment. (January - March 2008)"
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is a graphic designer for Bank of America in San Francisco, Calif.
Genvieve "VeeVee" Cantrell
(B.F.A., fashion, 1995) lives in Covington, Ga. and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in graphic design at Georgia State University. She is a graphic designer for the Jim Ellis car dealerships in Atlanta, Ga.
Kristi (Carpenter) Sloan
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) wrote, "My husband and I just had our first child, Emma. It is a wonderful time, full of learning for both Emma and us. We can't wait to see what the future brings for us." (posted 07/28/08)
(B.F.A., metals and jewelry, 1995) lives in Elkins, W.Va., and is an assistant with The TAG Studio.
Margaret Carter Martine
(M.F.A, painting, 1995) is an art education instructor at Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. She has also opened a gallery, Morning Song Gallery, in Lenoir, N.C. She is married to Dick Martine and has one daughter, Maggie.
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in Atlanta, Ga. and is a designer with The SLAM Collaborative, an architecture and engineering firm based in Connecticut.
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in Stratford, Conn., and is a project manager for Roger Ferris & Partners LLC Architects
(B.F.A., computer art, 1995) lives in El Monte, Calif., is moving from Disney Feature Animation to Dreamworks Feature Animation where he will be senior technical director. Cheung is responsible for creating character pipelines for 3-D animation and for all the technical issues on animation and characters.
Kristopher "K.C." Clark
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) is a self-employed illustrator and lives in Monroe, N.C., with his wife, Julie, and their children, Caitlin (September 1994), Alaina (March 1996) and Celia (November 2002). He and Julie are songwriters and performers. "We travel under the name 'The Offering,' and perform in churches and coffeehouses and for college and high school students," Clark wrote. They released their first record in June 2003 and currently have a song on the radio titled "Be My Everything."
Amy (Clayton) Sweeney
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) is living in Duluth, Ga., with her husband, Michael Sweeney, and is working in her major.
Heather (Colby) Ellis
(B.F.A., fiber arts, 1995) is project administrator for Quality Millwork, a company that produces high-end custom cabinetry. Ellis lives in Bonita Springs, Fla., with her husband, Chris.
(B.F.A., historic preservation, 1995) is currently working for Marion Ring Real Estate in Laurel, N.Y. She is married to Andrew Janis.
(B.F.A., computer art, 1995) lives in N. Charleston, S.C., and is team leader for Preferred Sourcing, which provides quality assurance for the automotive industry.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is a graphic designer for Wildenradt Design in the Chicago, Ill., area.
Larry "Tradd" Cook
(B.F.A., video, 1995) is senior web developer for Crawford and Company. Cook lives in Cumming, Ga., with his wife, Katherine, and their daughter, Kaitlyn (February 2002).
J. Bronwynn Copp
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) lives in Winter Park, FL and is photography professor at the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies. She wrote, "2007 United Arts Professional Development Grant; March/April Solo Show - Dis/Connected." (www.JenniferCopp.com
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife, Wendy Ogden-Crawley
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1994), and their children, Emma (July 2001) and Matthew (March 2003). Crawley is an internet marketing manager for Snowbird Ski Resort.
Leanne (Crissinger) Watkins
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) wrote, "I live on a 27 acre farm in Washington Court House, Ohio with my husband Lance and three little girls. I take on illustration projects from time to time with the most recent one being the artwork used in "WeJoySing" an early childhood development class." (updated 02/20/09)
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) lives in Savannah, Ga., with his wife, Yvette Crowe
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995), and their children, Matthew (January 1998) and Sarah (February 2000). Crowe owns Proforma, a graphic communications company.
(M.Arch., 1995) wrote, "I have been working for Atkins
(formally PBS&J) in the architectural department since May 2006, predominately as a project manager and project architect. Natalie, my wife since April 2004, and I are now sharing our lives with our two beautiful daughters Lily and Ella, born February 2007." (updated 02/24/12)
Christine "Chris Tia" Cummings-Slack
(M.F.A., painting, 1995) lives in Savannah, Ga., with her husband, Richard. She is a self-employed artist. Visit www.christiacummings.com.
(M.F.A., painting, 1995) is attending Iowa State University to earn a second graduate degree.
(B.F.A., video, 1995) lives in Colts Neck, N.J., and is a studio technician for News 12 of New Jersey. Daniele is responsible for tape playback and audio for the news as well as various shows taped at the studio.
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) lives in Williamsburg, Va. He works in sales for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
Heather (DeCastro) Strowd
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) lives in Charlotte, N.C., and is a designer with Klingman Williams, a furniture dealership.
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) wrote, "I opened Gordon Photography studio in my hometown of Gordon, GA. in 1997. In 2002, I relocated my studio to a Victorian house in downtown and changed the name to Main Street Gallery. Besides providing children, family, and pet portraiture, I have worked to bring art of all kinds to my area. In the past few years as well as offering photography, I have hosted several art shows, basket making classes, poetry readings and music nights as well as Friday Nite Film nights. I have showed movies such as 'Giant', 'Cat On A Hot Tin Roof', 'Lilies Of The Field', 'To Kill a Mockingbird', etc. It has been very rewarding to be able to offer the arts to others. I am continuing in these activities as well as in my photography, noting how it has changed in the past few years. I am also a member of The Georgia Professional Photography Ass. Recently, I was rewarded the associations Outstanding Service Award for contribution and service to the association. I also received a merit in the GPPA print competition, which is a competition showcasing photographers work throughout Georgia. and is judged by other professionals. I am very proud of these accomplishments and give all the glory to God." (updated 12/13/08)
Heidi (Dickerson) Hogan
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in West Hartford, Conn. where she is a design manager and art director for Prudential Retirement. She is married to Nathan Hogan
(B.F.A., video/film, 1995). (updated 10/13/09)
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) lives in Victoria, British Columbia, and owns his own landscape design company. He not only designs landscapes, but supervises their installation as well. Dickerson also enjoys gardening and playing with his dogs, Morgan and Grendel.
(B.F.A., historic preservation, 1995) lives in Lexington, Ky., and is the GIS specialist for the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government.
Thomas "Tad" Dotson
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in Atlanta, Ga., and is a project architect with the firm of Culpepper, McAuliffe and Meaders Inc. CMMI designs hotels and resorts all over the word. Dotson is responsible for taking a project and a team from schematic design all the way through to construction administration.
(B.F.A., video/film, 1995) lives in Marietta, Ga., with his wife, Beth. He is a studio artist with WestWayne Atlanta (www.westwayne.com), an advertising agency.
Robert "David" Duncan III
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) wrote, "I work as a university photographer/photography manager in the office of promotional publications at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, where we create branded content and photography for different clients. I task out different photographers on assignments, work with different project managers and graphic designers and photograph everything I ask my team to do. I teach Intro to Photography and Intro to Digital Filmmaking four nights a week as an adjunct professor at Randolph College. I still run David Duncan Photography
on the side for wedding and family clients. (updated 12/27/11)
(M.F.A., historic preservation, 1995) is the senior architectural historian for the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission, a city agency responsible for the preservation of 11 historic districts and numerous local landmarks.
(B.F.A., historic preservation and interior design, 1995) lives in Frederick, Md., and is owner and principal designer for Duritsa Interior Design LLC, a full-service interiors company that specializes in residential design.
(B.F.A., computer art, 1995) is an art director with LucasArts, where he is working on an Indiana Jones game, which is due to be released in 2007 on next-generation console systems. Ellingson has held the roles of art director and lead artist working at Electronic Arts and Dreamworks Interactive. At EA, he art directed the "Medal of Honor" game franchise.
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) lives in Chicago, Ill., and is a project designer with Lieber Cooper and Associates.
Jennifer (England) Sumeracki
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) wrote, "I started freelancing in January 2002, and it has been very rewarding. My husband, Brad, and I had our second son, Nathan, in May of 2005. We stay busy with two boys and renovating our 100+ year old home."
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) lives is Charlottesville, Va. She is an artist, photography and educator. Her current body of work, Trainscapes, captures the American landscape through Amtrak train windows. (updated 06/15/10)
(B.F.A., historic preservation, 1995) lives in Savannah, Ga., with her husband, Damon Smith. and runs her own event planning/catering company.
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in Savannah, Ga., with his wife, Jan, and their children, Chandler (November 1995) and Samuel (September 1997). Faragalli is the owner of A.M.F., Residential, a firm that builds custom homes as well as renovations and additions.
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) lives in Atlanta, Ga., with his wife, Sonya, and their son, Jack (January 2004). Feister is a self-employed artist. His work on the monthly book "Ex-Machina" was nominated for four Eisner Awards. He, along with his team, won the 2005 Eisner Award for best new series. "Ex-Machina" is published by Wildstorm Publications and was also nominated for a GLADD award in 2004.
(M.Arch., 1995) wrote, "After graduation I moved to Berlin, Germany, and worked for Kahfeldt Architekten and in March 1996 moved to New York to work with Philip Johnson Alan Ritchie Architects. While at PJAR I worked on a series of projects of varied types and scales, from concept/schematics and design development, to the construction documentation and administration. In 2000, I was made an associate partner of PJAR Construction Documentation and Administration and in 2004 completed the Lancy Office Center in Geneva, Switzerland (Philip Johnson's last office building design). I then moved on to take a post at the Architecture & Engineering Unit of the United Nations Headquarters. Presently, I am working in real estate as a vice president in design and construction for a company with large holdings throughout the world."
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is the senior graphic designer for PBS&J, an engineering firm based in Miami, Fla., specializing in civil, environmental, transportation and constructional engineering.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is an in-house graphic designer for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, one of Washington's foremost lobby groups for pro-Israel legislation. Firestone lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife, Jessica.
Laura Lee (Fisher) Corbett
(B.F.A., historic preservation and interior design, 1995; M.F.A., architectural history, 1997) lives in Tallahassee, Fla., with her husband, Leon, and son, Arran. She owns Laura Lee Corbett Consulting. Corbett offers a variety of of historic preservation services with an emphasis on community revitalization, not-for-profit development and cultural resource management. She provides technical assistance to Main Street programs, Community Redevelopment Agencies, not-for-profit organizations and government agencies on the local, state and federal levels. She is an approved consultant in the ares of organizational development, fundraising, business recruitment, property development, historic preservation, promotion, public relations and advertising by both the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Florida Department of State. (updated 08/2808)
Karen (Floyd) Baker
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) is a planning designer for Corporate Interiors of Delaware Inc., a commercial furniture and authorized Steelcase dealer. Baker lives in Bear, Del., with her husband,
(B.F.A., illustration, 1993), and their children, Robin Nicole (December 1997) and Thomas Michael (March 1999).
Jeff M. Davis
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) is the president and CEO of Legal Art Works (www.legalartworks.com). Jeff wrote, "I started the company creating visual presentations specifically for trial attorneys. The company started with just me and my 1 computer and by the beginning of 2007 we have already grown to a staff of 9 with clients from Los Angeles to New York."
(M.F.A., computer art, 1995) lives in Singapore with his wife, Joyce Tsai
(B.F.A., interior design, 1994) and their daughter, Angelica (August 2004). Fong is a filmmaker and CEO of Egg Store Creative Production. Their film Kung Fu Gecko (www.kungfugeckothemovie.com
) teaser has won awards and accepted over 30 prestigious film festivals, five of which are accredited by the Academy. It will hit theaters in the United States in 2008. Visit him at www.eggstorycp.com
Mark Alan Francis
(M.F.A. photography, 1995) teaches at Pensacola Junior College in Pensacola, Fla., where he developed and implemented the new associates degree in photo technology. Francis loves his work and says he is still producing photographs and staying involved in juried shows and solo exhibitions.
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) lives in Stone Mountain, Ga., with his wife Nancy. He is the photographic services supervisor for Color Genesis, a photographic and digital imaging company.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Beaufort, S.C., and works as a self-employed artist.
Allison (Furge) Tolbert
(B.F.A., metals and jewelry, 1995) lives in Miami, Fla., with her husband, Andy and their daughter, Ella (December 2004). She also has an M.A. in museum studies from the University of Denver and is a volunteer guides program manager with Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
in Miami. She wrote, "My husband and I have both recently accepted new positions and are enjoying our relocation to Miami and playing at the beach with our daughter."
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) is living in San Francisco, Calif., and is the tech film loader for The New Lab, the largest E-6 lab on the West Coast.
(B.F.A., historic preservation, 1995) is the senior manager of exhibitions for the Qatar National Museum. She wrote, "The museum is under major new construction by renowned architect Jean Nouvel and will feature anthropological and archaeological collections as well as social history. I am in charge of coordinating all the exhibitions for the new building as well as temporary and incoming traveling exhibitions. Doha, Qatar is a very international city with lots of new attractions and activities opening all the time." (updated 07/05/10)
Sarah (Galle) Traylor
(M.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Martinez, Ga., with her husband, Chuck, and daughter, Maggie. She is employed as a graphic designer with Graphixs Source, a textile company.
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) lives in Akron, Ohio, and is a designer with MBA Design, a firm that specializes in high-end kitchen and custom millwork design.
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) lives in Orlando, Fla. She participated in a mission trip to Belize, Central America, in June 2000.
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) is a field merchandising representative for Sony Computer Entertainment of America and a teacher at the Portfolio Center. He lives in Marietta, Ga.
Cheryl (Gregorio) Edenfield
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Savannah with her husband, Chris, and her son, Colin (December 2003). Cheryl is employed at SCAD Savannah in the communications department as a project manager since August 2007. She wrote, "I recently returned to Savannah in July of 2007, and I'm glad to back and excited about working at the college!"
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) is president of Evans Imaging, a self-owned photography and digital imaging business in Charlottesville, Va.
(B.F.A., art history, 1995) lives in Savannah, Ga., and wrote, "I created and operate the 'Savannah Experience' tour, now in its third year, under the banner of Old Savannah Tours. At three hours (exploring seven of Savannah's distinctive and historic neighborhoods) it is the most comprehensive tour of Savannah. I also worked in the 90's at the Georgia Historical Society as assistant archivist and unofficial in-house fact-checker, so anyone with questions regarding Savannah is welcome to write."
Kerry Hall Evans
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in Crestwood, Ky., with her husband, Steve. She is the owner of Track Planz.
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) lives in Lawrenceville, GA., with his wife, Naomi (Evans) Harper
(B.F.A., illustration, 1994). He is the senior digital animation director for Turner Broadcasting: Turner Studios. He is currently working as lead animator for "Stroker and Hoop" on [adult swim] and was previously working as assistant director for "Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law."
Jodie (Harris) Trosper
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Albuquerque, N.M., with her children, Michael (February, 1997), twin boys, Seth and Aaron (August 1999) and Mark (May 2002). She wrote, "I'm engaged to be married!"
(B.F.A., art history, 1995) wrote, "In November 2006, I acquired another small business - Baby Dry Goods (www.BabyDryGoods.com
). This new company creates/manufactures baby accessories which are purchased by over 2000 retail stores (including my other 9 year-old business at (www.BabyGiftIdea.com
(B.F.A., historic preservation, 1996) works at La Crepe Nanou, a painting studio and bistro in New Orleans, La. He described it as a "truly wacky and delicious bistro where I make great big delicious cocktails and sell paintings."
(B.F.A., video and computer art, 1995) is an imagery analyst for the National Ground Intelligence Center, an intelligence center run by the U.S. Army that gathers and processes information on foreign ground forces. Hensley lives in Ruckersville, Va., with his wife, Keri.
(B.F.A., furniture design, 1995) is assistant professor and gallery director for Saint Mary's College. She wrote, "I've been actively exhibiting nationally, most recently in a solo exhibition in Nashville, Tenn., at the Fugitive Art Center." In September she'll have a solo exhibition titled "Tart" at the Urban Institute of Contemporary Art in Grand Rapids, Mich. Hoefle lives in South Bend, Ind., with her husband, Jason.
(B.F.A., video, 1995) lives in Bristol, Conn., with his wife, Heidi (Dickerson) Hogan
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995). Hogan is production manager/editor with Northern Lights Communications Inc., a full-service production house.
Kathryn (Holton) Stewart
(B.F.A., metals and jewelry, 1995), together with her husband, Ben Stewart
(B.F.A., metals and jewelry, 1995), own and operate The Silver Bonsai Gallery in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. They sell a variety of artwork and create custom jewelry.
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) is a project designer with Idea Span in Atlanta. Yoshimi is responsible for finish and furniture selections and documentation of construction documents and furniture specifications for healthcare and corporate projects.
Masahiro "Hiro" Hosokawa
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) lives in San Francisco, Calif., with his wife, Motoko, and their daughter, Karin (January 2002). Hosokawa is a graphic designer for Hart Howerton, a group of 100+ planners, architects, landscape architects and interior designers with headquarter offices in New York and San Francisco and field offices in Hawaii, Vail, London, Park City and Minneapolis.
Brooke (Hubbs) Hilliard
(B.F.A., fibers, 1995) wrote, " I was commissioned as a minister in June of 2006. Married Jess Hilliard May 12, 2007."
Demetrius "Meech" Huddleston
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in Savannah, Ga., with his wife, Gina Caraviello
(B.F.A., fibers, 1994), and their children, Zoe (February 1998) and Jasper (February 2003). He is a project manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, responsible for project management of Department of Defense medical facilities, as well as other DOD military and other related construction projects within the Southeastern United States.
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) is a graphic designer with Georgia Tech. He lives in Atlanta, Ga., with his wife, Heather Mewborn
(M.Arch., 1995) lives with her husband, Charles Collin
(B.F.A., computer art, 1994) in Astoria, N.Y. Hunt is responsible for design and subsequent supervision of high-end residential interiors for Uberto Construction in New York City and is a professor teaching AutoCAD in the architecture program at Pratt Institute.
(M.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Bangkok, Thailand, and is creative director for Two Bit Company Ltd., a graphic design, advertising design and motion graphics company.
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) is owner/designer of Dental Design Solutions Inc., in Summerville, S.C., where he does "everything" as well as design dental offices for other dentists.
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) earned her Master of Education degree. She is a member of Kappa Delta Pi, the international honor society in the field of education, and the National Art Education Association. Currently she is a long-term substitute teacher at Heritage High School in Ringgold, GA. (updated 03/20/09)
(M.F.A., photography, 1995) lives in San Rafael, Calif., with her husband, Todd, and their son, Luke (July 2005). Jastrab is a self-employed photographer and printer.
(B.F.A., fibers, 1995) lives in Atlanta, Ga., and is director of Andrew T. Crawford Ironworks, a sculpture studio
(B.F.A., computer art, 1995) lives in San Francisco, Calif., and is a 3-D modeler with There Studios, an Internet startup company.
Lars Adam Johnson
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) works in A Gallery for Fine Arts Photography in New Orleans, La. He has also been busy outside of his job, with a one-man show in Baton Rouge, La., in 1997, and 10 juried shows in the past two years. He also self-published his second book.
(M.Arch., 1995) is a designer with Jones and Jones Architects and Landscape Architects in Seattle, Wash. He and his wife, Mitzy Oubre
(video, 1996) live with their dog, Orion, in Seattle.
(B.F.A., computer art, 1995) lives in Savannah, Ga., and is creative director with Concrete Pictures, a branding and production company.
Natalie Johnston Greenberg
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) runs her own graphic design firm specializing in print marketing for a variety of clients. She and husband, Hank, live in Richmond, Va.
(B.F.A., video/film, 1995) is the owner of Aspen Ridge Video Productions in Roy, Utah. Aspen Ridge does all types of video production including broadcast, industrial, and special occasion. Jones is married to Alejandra, and they have two children, Logan, age three, and Savannah, age one.
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in Charlotte, N.C., and is a project designer for LS3P Associates Ltd., a firm offering architecture, interior design and land planning services.
(B.F.A., illustration 1995) lives in Cranston, R.I., and is a graphic designer with MH Promotions Group in Whitinsville, Mass., creating silk-screened T-shirts.
(M.Arch., 1995) and his wife, Meg Jones
(B.F.A., interior design), are expecting a baby. The family lives in Boca Raton, Fla., where Karram owns Virtual #D Inc., a 3-D animation and Web site development company.
(B.F.A., video/film, 1995) lives in Baltimore, Md. and is a project manager of video and promotional spots with Discovery Communications (www.discovery.com
). She wrote "I'm very happy to announce my new position at Discovery Communications. I am working as a project manager for the marketing department, exclusively with Animal Planet, TLC and Discovery Kids. I am involved with making the most out of the network's promotions."
(M.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is a professor of graphic design at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga.
Nancy (King) Druia
(B.F.A., historic preservation, 1995) is an elementary art specialist for Utica community schools, where she teaches full time. After graduating from SCAD, she attended graduate school at Wayne State University and earned her education teaching certificate. She lives in Yale, Mich., with her husband, Daniel.
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in Los Angeles, Calif., and is job captain for Stephen We + Associates, Architects.
Lee Anne (Klonaris) Darville
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is the art director for Wilesmith Advertising and Design, a full-service advertising agency. She lives with her husband, Saul, in Boynton Beach, Fla.
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) lives in New York, N.Y., and is project manager for Marcel Bequillard Interior Design, a small interiors firm that specializes in hospitality work with projects for clients that include Hyatt and Marriott.
(B.F.A., fibers, 1995) is associate designer with CMI Industries (Chatham Fabrics) in Elkin, N.C., overseeing residential furniture fabrics from concept to finished product.
Po Ling "Joey" Lai
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Hong Kong and has his own graphic design service company, JoeyLai Design.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Chicago, Ill., and is a graphic designer with Kutyla Design, a full-service graphic design firm.
(M.Arch., 1995) and his wife, Patricia, live in Black Mountain, N.C. Lawton is an architect with Hurt Architecture and Planning.
Kelly (Laytham) de Gyor
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) wrote, " I am currently on break from the corporate world. Got burned out and have realized that less is more. My hands are full with a pre-teen, a cat, a husband, and a part-tme job. Thanks to SCAD I will always have my design degree. Would love to hear from other alumni from 1995! Wow time flies!"
Amanda D. Lewis
(B.F.A., computer art, 1995) works as a production artist/technician for BBDO South, part of one of the top 10 advertising agencies worldwide. Lewis does production work on all print work that comes through the agency, including work for Cingular.
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) lives in Augusta, Ga., and is a photographer with Ocozzio, a business improvement company. He wrote, "It is amazing where life takes you. I started out as an illustrator, then turned quickly into a graphic designer and even an art director; now I work as a photographer. It really doesn't matter as long as I'm working in a field of art and doing what I love. SCAD gave me the initial foundation to make this journey."
Kim (Lickliter) Allison
(M.F.A., illustration, 1995) lives in Pittsburg, Kan., with her husband, Todd Allison
(B.F.A., photography, 1995), and her daughter, Evie (May 2003). After four years as a designer for the Travel and Leisure division of Gear for Sports in Lenexa, Kan., Allison left her position to work out of her home as a freelance illustrator and enjoy raising her daughter.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is finishing an M.S. in communication design at the Pratt Institute in New York City and is roommates with Tracy Lau
(B.F.A., computer art, 1995).
(B.F.A., computer art, 1995) lives in Venice, Calif., and is a producer and designer for Luxoflux Corp., a video game development company.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is the creative director of Lee Lipscomb Designs, a graphic design firm offering identity, packaging, annual reports and brochures. Lipscomb lives in Nashville, Tenn., with her spouse, Paula.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is a senior designer with SouthPeak Interactive, a video gaming company in Cary, N.C. Lloyd creates package design for video games and all supporting advertisements. Lloyd lives in Holly Springs with his wife, Amy Ricciuti
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995).
Shannon (Lloyd) Kehoe
(M.F.A., interior design, 1995) lives in Cumming, Ga., with her husband, Michael, and their daughters, Tara Marie (March 2001) and Julia (September 2002).
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) wrote, "Recently relocated to San Francisco and finished designing a second art book entitled "Battlemilk: Volume 2" featuring the concept art of Lucasfilm artists. My first book is entitled "Sole Junkie" and features the custom kicks of sneaker artist Steven Cedre. Both are available on Amazon and in most Barnes and Noble stores. Visit www.transitcreative.com
to see the books and other work.
(M.F.A., painting, 1995) and Vanessa Brown, who formed louviere + vanessa, were profiled by the Oxford American magazine's SoLost
. The duo met while Louviere was attending SCAD. (updated 12/26/13)
(B.F.A., fibers, 1995) is the principal accounting clerk for Rutgers University in New Jersey. She lives in Monmouth Junction.
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) lives in Boulder, Colo., and is self-employed doing fine art painting, animation, poster design, illustration and Web design.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1986; M.F.A., sequential art, 1995) has directed 2-D and 3-D animation television spots for Cartoon Network, PBS Kids, Toon Disney, and many others at the Broadcast Design firm Primal Screen in Atlanta, Georgia. He earned the Gold Broadcast Design Award (BDA) for Best Television Website Promotion and shared a Potluck Gold BDA for the Siggraph short "Road to San Antone," which he storyboarded. As an independent project, Ludwick designed, directed and animated the short "Baguira.", a depiction of one minute in a house cat's life. It was shown in Brazil's 2003 Anima Mundi festival. Upon joining the New Media Program at Informatics, Ludwick directed a group of students in the Pacers Foundation Animation, a 30-second spot featuring Best Defensive Player Ron Artest. He helped to host the Visionfest Animation Festival, where he was a judge in the Sequential Art and 2D Animation categories along with Tisch School of the Arts Professor John Canemaker. Ludwick currently illustrates children's books for Japanese children learning English with SCAD alumni Scott Ball and Dan Baldwin. He's been published in SIGGRAPH and the The World Congress on Communication and Arts, giving analysis of Educational Animation and Design. (updated 10/10/08)
(M.F.A., art history, 1995) is the director of the sculpture department for Owings-Dewey Fine Art, an art gallery in Santa Fe, N.M.
(M.Arch., 1995) is designer and assistant project manager for Hansen Architects P.C., a full-service design firm in Savannah, Ga.
(B.F.A., photography, 1995; M.F.A., graphic design, 2002) lives in Orlando, Fla. He wrote, "I am teaching graphic design for AIU Online and running Satellite 71 (www.satellite71.com
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) and his wife Michelle Bennethum
(B.F.A., fibers, 1995) live in Denver, Colo.
Victoria (McComb) Mauldin
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) is an administrative assistant for Mattress Depot. She lives in Garden City, Ga., with her husband, Hoyt.
Michael "Robin" McCoy
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) lives in Charleston, SC, and is the owner/creative director of Widerule Creative. He wrote, "After four years with my last employer, I left them in late 2005 to start my own graphic design company. I specialize in web/interactive design and brand ID."
(B.F.A., video/film, 1995) wrote, " I will begin a fellowship in hematology/oncology in July. Areas of research interest include pictorial demonstrations of medicine in the medieval era and Renaissance."
Laura (McDonald) Stewart
(M.F.A., interior design, 1995) lives in Dallas, Texas, and is founder and owner of PLiNTH & CHiNTZ (www.plinthandchintz.com
), an online interior design magazine. Additionally, she offers PR and marketing services for interior designers to help them grow their businesses. Laura currently serves as President of the ASID Texas Chapter, and for the last five years, she has been actively involved in the planning of METROCON Expo & Conference in Dallas, Texas (www.metrocon.info
). Fall 2007 Laura married Joey Stewart, a producer in the film/television industry. (updated 10/13/08)
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1998) lives in Las Vegas, Nev., where she freelances in graphics for agencies, businesses and foundations.
(B.F.A., video, 1995) lives in Butler, Pa., and is part of the news crew for K.D.K.A. Pittsburgh, a CBS affiliate. McGrath is responsible for editing, shooting, prompting and sometimes running the live truck.
(M.F.A., photography, 1995) wrote, "I completed my work teaching at Ithaca College in 1999 as an assistant professor of photography. After teaching for a year at a public photo school in Atlanta, I accepted a position at the American University in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. I am currently in charge of all facilities, teaching 11 different photo courses as assistant professor of photography and exhibiting at galleries in the Middle East. I teach students from over 50 different countries and am learning Arabic (slowly)."
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) lives in Atlanta, Ga., and is a laboratory architect with Lord Aeck and Sargent Architects.
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995; M.F.A., painting, 2002) is an active painter showing around the world. He was accepted in the Arlink International Young Art competition, which is associated with Sothebys. He has participated in auctions in Tel Aviv, Israel; Vienna, Austria; and Chicago, Ill. He is a foundation studies professor at SCAD.
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in New York, N.Y. and wrote, "I left Savannah for NYC in June 2001 after working six years with the City of Savannah, Design and Const. Group. The last position held there was head of the Group. Currently pursuing an M.B.A. degree in international business at Pace University."
(B.F.A., video, 1995) lives in Atlanta, Ga., and is a broadband installation services subject matter expert for Earthlink.
Scott Joseph Mikos
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in the east Cotswald region of England (Oxfordshire) with his wife, Jennifer, and son, Joseph (November 2003). After working eight years as a civilian architect within the Department of the Air Force, Mikos was selected for a five-year foreign assignment at Royal Air Force Station Croughton as the deputy commander of the 422nd Civil Engineer Squadron. As the unit's senior civilian, he is directly responsible for the oversight of all fire and emergency services; design, construction, maintenance and repair to 250+ host nation facilities; U.K. and U.S. environmental compliance, resources and finance; and military supervisory responsibility of a 152-person team composed of enlisted airmen, U.S. Department of Defense civilians and U.K. Ministry of Defense employees. Outside of the office he spends time with his wife, Jennifer, and son, Joseph (November 2003). He also continues to volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America and attend Masonic events. He wrote that he "is trying to learn the game of cricket after a few pints at the local pub."
(B.F.A., sequential art, 1995) lives in Loganville, Ga., with his wife, Jasmine (Brand) Milberger
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995), and their daughter, Ava Rose (February 2002). Matt Milberger is an art director with White Wolf Publishing Inc.
(B.F.A., metals and jewelry, 1995) wrote, "As of late 2008 I have begun a new project to promote visual artists through a new social networking site that is still in development. Visit blog.studiodimare.com
for more details. Anyone with computer art experience that is interested in assisting me in this new venture please feel free to contact me. (updated 10/10/08)
(M.Arch., 1995) is the senior interaction designer for Trilogy, a provider of e-commerce software products and services to Fortune 500 companies. Miller lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Kristin, and their son, Hayes (October, 2001).
(M.F.A., painting, 1995) is the newly appointed arts specialist for the city of Savannah's department of cultural affairs. He was selected to serve on the Public Art, Artists Selection Panel for Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport and he presented a one-man show of his work at Emory University as part of the Habitat for Humanity annual fund raising campaign. For the department of cultural affairs, Mitchell has already redesigned the pottery space to include areas for sculptural materials beyond clay, such as soapstone, wood and enameling.
(B.F.A., video/film, 1995) lives in Seattle, Wash., with his wife, Claudia. He is an editor and designer with Digital Kitchen. Molloy was nominated for an Emmy for Best Title Design for the opening of "House" on Fox. He just finished the bumpers for the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and is currently working on many commercials and show openings.
Susan Monaco Engelhardt
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in the Westchester, N.Y., area and works as an architect for a firm that specializes in real estate development.
Candice (Moore) Groves
(M.Arch., 1995) lives with her husband, Todd Groves
(M.Arch., 1995) and is employed as a project manager by CDH Partners, an architecture, interiors and engineering firm. In this capacity, she carries a project through schematic design to completion of construction.
(B.F.A., video, 1995) lives in Savannah, Ga., and works as a broadcast producer for Anderson Communications Group, an advertising agency in Hilton Head, S.C.
(M.Arch., 1995) wrote, "I have started my own firm and look forward to growing a design based practice." (updated 05/22/09)
(B.F.A., computer art, 1995) is living in Huntington Beach, Calif., and is a designer/flash for Kabang.com, a retail online mall that also develops products and Web sites for other companies.
(B.F.A., painting, 1995) recently was awarded an honorable mention for his oil painting titled "Territories" in the "Stars Over Pensacola," a 100-mile radius, juried art show. Nitzman lives in Scranton, Pa.
Jennifer Nowacki Gross
(M.F.A., historic preservation, 1995) lives in the Atlanta, Ga., area and works for Quest International, a provider of long distance phone service.
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) lives in Kettering, Ohio, and is the director of design for Contract Interiors, a Knolls systems furniture dealership. O'Bleness is in charge of the design department for both the Cincinnati and Columbus locations.
(B.F.A., fibers, 1995) is a designer with Anya Larkin Ltd., a wallpaper designer and manufacturer in New York, N.Y.
Monica (Orleck) Watkins
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is creative director/partner of Design Communications, a full-service design and marketing firm. Watkins was married to Chad Watkins
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) on June 6, 1998. Their son, Ian Bailey, was born in May 1999. As avid Georgia Tech fans, they spend the fall at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., and love to entertain friends and family at their home in Newnan, Ga.
(B.F.A., computer art and graphic design, 1995) is a graphic artist/photographer for Boar's Head Brand Provisions Company Inc. Overholt is responsible for advertising, marketing, package and annual report design, as well as photo shoots.
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) lives in Lake Oswego, Ore., with his wife, Alison, and is the director of admission for American InterContinental University Online. After graduating from SCAD, Palmer worked as a freelance photographer and also served in the United States Army. He earned an M.B.A. from American IntercContinental University in 2006 and plans to pursue a Ph.D. in either business or education in 2007. Palmer's ultimate goal is to help artists learn the business side of their work so they can be successful after graduation.
(M.F.A., 1995) lives in Lambertville, N.J., and is the director of fine and performing arts for Fisher Prep, and inner-city charter school. Pappas wrote, "I just wanted to tell everyone I knew at SCAD, especially the great people at Henry Hall, that I am HAPPY and doing WELL! I was teaching art history at the Maryland Institute of Art, and left it to hang out with a younger crowd! I highly suggest that everyone get involved with their local community to support and create art! Thanks to SCAD for my phenomenal education! I still miss Savannah and the school!"
(M.Arch., 1995) is owner of D'hondt-Heyninch-Parein Architecten BVBA, an architectural firm in Antwerp, Belgium. He lives in Kapellen, Belgium, with his wife, Anne, and their child, Odyssee (September 2001). He invites you to visit www.dhp-architecten.be
(M.F.A., historic preservation, 1995) lives in Hernando Beach, Fla., with her husband, Craig DeRoin and their children, Max (May 2001) and Calli (November 2004). She is the president of Preservation Resource Inc. (www.preservationresource.com
), a historic preservation consulting firm.
(M.F.A., photography, 1995) founded and runs the Mid-Coast Community Darkrooms in Rockland, Maine. MCD is a small private school of photography for youths, teens and adults that offers photographic workshops, classes and rental darkrooms to increase the public awareness of photography as an art form through lectures, hands on instruction and demonstrations in a creative and supportive environment. Peppe lives in Appleton, Maine, with her husband, Larry Murray.
(B.F.A., painting, 1995) wrote, "My husband, Brett, and I have been living in the Atlanta area since the summer of 2002 with our three kids, Corbin (May 1998), Zoe (October 2002) and Mya (June 2005). In the fall of 2005 I began a new career as a first grade teacher. I have found that my skills as an artist have helped me teach visually as well as vocally."
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) lives in Seattle, Wash., and is working full-time at Northwest College of Art in Poulsbo, Wash. She wrote, "As the placement representative, I find graphic design, fine art and multimedia internships for graduating seniors and help graduates find jobs in their respective fields. I am also working part-time as a freelance graphic designer and have several clients in the Seattle area. I plan to build up my client base to the point that it becomes a full-time profession."
(M.Arch. and historic preservation, 1995) is a project manager with Hansen Architects P.C., a full-service architecture and interior design firm in Savannah, Ga., that focuses on historic preservation, residential, commercial and medical work. Phelps works as both designer and project manager.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is a graphic designer with Wildenradt Design. She lives in Elmhurst, Ill., with her husband, Ed. They are expecting a baby on June 10, 2003.
Alexia (Pineda-Calderon) Arce
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) is visual merchandising regional director for Almacenes SIMAN, a large department store with branches in El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua. Arce lives in El Salvador with her husband, Tito, and their children, Isabella (February 1999) and Sebastian (November 2002).
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is a marketing consultant and lives in Coral Gables, Fla., with her husband, Gabriel.
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) is working toward a third show with new material. He is considering a backpacking trip across Europe, grad school in Boston, Mass., or opening a restaurant.
(M.Arch., 1995) is architect and vice president of Allison Ramsey Architects Inc. He lives in Beaufort, S.C., with his wife, Stacy, and their children, Hannah and Noah.
(B.F.A., photography and video, 1995) is CEO of Mojo Zoo, a Winston-Salem advertising agency. Rauschenberg lives in Winston-Salem, N.C., with his wife, Amy Zimmerman
(B.F.A., painting, 1994), and their son Jack (May 2004). Rauschenberg wrote that he completed his first feature-length film, "Searching for Bubba," in 2004. Visit www.searchingforbubba.com
. He is in development on three feature films.
(M.F.A., photography, 1995) is a user consultant for U.S. News & World Report, where he provides MAC and PC support to the art and photo departments. Reiffenstein lives in Silver Spring, Md., with his wife, Denise Bogus
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995), and their children, Matthew (February 2000) and Daniel (June 2003).
Mary (Restifo) Baker
(M.Arch., 1995) is a volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps in Papua, New Guinea.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is founder and principal/creative director for Metaleap Design, an Atlanta-based graphic design firm recently selected to be featured in the first-ever Communication Arts Typography Annual. Reyes lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with his wife, Nikolle. (update 06/17/11)
(M.F.A., photography, 1995) lives in Lancaster, Pa., and is a photographer with The Shadowlight Group.
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) is completing her Master of Fine Arts degree at Florida State University.
Danica (Rinaldi) Grone
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) is married to Pat Grone
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1994).
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) is self-employed and working in real estate investing and restorations. He lives in Atlanta, Ga., with his life partner, Russell House.
(B.F.A., historic preservation, 1995) is superintendent for York Hunter, a public and private construction management firm, which conducts approximately 750 million dollars in business along the East Coast and Puerto Rico. Rogers is the first female superintendent overseeing construction on the New York City public school system, and is part of a 24-hour on-call emergency response team for York Hunter government services.
(M.A., photography, 1995) lives in Los Angeles, Calif., with his wife, Natalie. Rooney runs and manages his own digital imaging company and has a company that caters to high profile photographers (Corbis, Getty Images, National Geographic, Playboy etc.) He also teaches digital imaging and works as a donating sponsor for an organization called Create Now, which helps underprivileged children.
Jenifer (Ross) Schumacher
(M.F.A., historic preservation, 1995) is the owner of Red Wing Gallery, which features the Northeast's largest selection of American art pottery as well as custom-made wooden furniture, hand-crafted original jewelry, contemporary paintings and other craft and gift items. Schumacher lives in Tarrytown, N.Y., with her husband, Tom.
(B.F.A., interior design and historic preservation, 1995) started her own interior design firm, M. Ryan Designs. She lives in San Francisco, Calif.
(B.F.A., painting, 1995) wrote, " For almost five years I have designed and developed creative programming for a juvenile justice community-based mentoring program servicing pre-adjudicated youth throughout the entire city of Philadelphia. I have grown this program from 35 youth to 160 employing 40 mentors and four staff. It's an amazing program; I have activities throughout the entire city ranging from culinary arts to land management to mural paint workshops. "
(B.F.A., fibers, 1995) is art and music director for Stevens Point Christian Academy. He lives in Stevens Point, Wis., with his wife, Sherry.
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) wrote, "I currently work at the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta, Ga. as the community and public programs coordinator."
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) lives in Mount Pleasant, S.C., with her husband, Brian, and their children, Olivia (April 2003) and Coulter (December 2004). She is principal and designer for Bounce Designs LLC, a Web design and graphic design company.
(B.F.A., historic preservation, 1995) lives in Groton, Vt., with his wife, Tamara Brown Shattuck
(B.F.A., interior design, 1996) and their children, Cosmo (February 1988) and Violet (May 2000). Shattuck is the federal housing programs manager for the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board. He wrote, "I have worked for five years on a major town center redevelopment project in five historic structures (for our town of 880 people) which is now under construction. Included in the project are a new library, revitalized general store, business incubator spaces and mixed income rental housing. My wife, Tamara, son, Cosmo, and I run a small bistro in the heart of our village which has been extremely successful and reinvigorated sleepy Groton, Vt., with a nightlife. While exhausting, the rewards of operating a true family business, which is supported and appreciated by the community we serve, are enormous. Both Tamara and I use the skills we gained at SCAD every day as we work to revitalize our village and make it a vibrant place to live, work and visit."
(B.F.A., video, 1995) lives in Sherman Oaks, Calif., and is a producer with Arcadian Entertainment, where he writes and develops original stories and characters and manages a creative team of artists and filmmakers. He wrote, "Since moving to Los Angeles, I've worked as an actor, graphic designer and freelance videographer. My production company's Web site is www.arcadian.tv
Linda (Sielski) Athans
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Clearwater, Fla., with her husband, Brett Athans
(M.Arch., 1997). She is an advertising director for Career Path Training Corp., the parent company of 10 national vocational schools for the transportation and healthcare industries (www.roadmaster.com
). She wrote, "In July I was a speaker at the 50th annual conference of the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges with over 1,000 attendees in Hollywood, Fla. My topic was 'Marketing Beyond Traditional Media,' and it was a privilege to be asked to speak to other industry professionals about alternative marketing channels." Russell Sillery
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in Orlando, Fla., with his wife, Rebecca
(B.F.A., painting, 1996) and their daughter, Isabella (March 1998). They had a son in February 2005.
Jennifer (Smith) Perryman
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) is an illustrator, graphic artist and visual information manager for the Department of Defense, Navy, U.S. Submarine Base new London. Perryman designs graphics for training and public relations purposes and also does photography and videography work. She lives in Groton, Conn., with her husband, Rodney Perryman. She wrote, "Bridesmaids were Amy (Walker) Zwartjes and Denise (Bogus) Reiffenstein (both SCAD alumnae); had many of my friends from SCAD attend my wedding!"
Michael "Mike" J. Smith
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) wrote, "I have been working as a personal trainer for several years now at area gyms. I have also been training a large number of people in kickboxing and self-defense, mostly Law Enforcement and Correctional Officers. Being a Registered ISKA (International Sport Kickboxing Association) Fighter and Trainer, i have a couple of clients that are planning on competing in some amateur state level fights, and eventually turning Professional (keep your eyes open on ESPN!) The best news of all is the addition of our daughter, Mia Grace. She was born June 1, 2006 and is definitely Daddy's Girl!" (www.myfitway.com
(B.F.A., historic preservation, 1995) of Sebrell Smith Designer Events in Savannah, Georgia, recently designed a "Posh Picnic"
vignette for WE tv's "My Fair Wedding" host David Tutera. (updated 08/23/11)
Melissa (Stauffer) Ervin
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) wrote, "We live in Wilmington, NC with our three amazing, creative children - Lily (99), Riley (01) and Jack (03). We absolutely love being on the coast! My husband, Sean, works for www.mojotone.com
. I am working for myself as as freelance graphic designer. Life is good!" (updated 03/09/09)
Hilary (Stevens) Kahnle
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in Orlando, Fla., with her husband, Michael, and their daughter, Victoria (November 2004). Kahnle is designer and project manager for Morrissey Design Studio, an architecture and community planning firm specializing in New Urbanist design.
(B.F.A., metals and jewelry, 1995), together with his wife, Kathryn (Holton) Stewart
(B.F.A., metals and jewelry, 1995), own and operate The Silver Bonsai Gallery in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. They sell a variety of artwork and create custom jewelry.
Andrea (Stewart) Webb
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Atlanta where she is graphic manager for Schawk, Inc. specializing in packaging graphics for The Coca-Cola Company. She has one daughter, Ellery (1994). (updated 08/16/10)
(M.Arch., 1995) is the project coordinator for Monteith Construction, a mid-sized commercial general contracting firm specializing in education and healthcare facilities. Stockwell lives in Charlotte, N.C., with his wife, Amy Allen Stockwell
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is the owner of the graphic design company, bTree Media Inc.
(B.F.A., computer art, 1995) lives in Summerville, S.C., and is a user interface engineer with Benefitfocus.com, a provider of employee benefits software and services for use via the Internet and touch-screen kiosks.
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) lives in Jacksonville, Fla., with his wife, Janet Wells Swaim
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995), and their children, Noah (September 2001)and Madison Grace (September 2005). He is president of Studio-Swaim Inc. (www.studioswaim.com
), an architectural rendering studio that specializes in hand-rendered architectural illustrations. He wrote, "After 10 years with Winterstudio Inc., four of those being its president, I decided in 2005 to part ways with my partners and start my own studio which was up and running in February 2006. My wife, Janet, is still the head graphic designer for the World Golf Hall of Fame in St. Augustine, Fla., and our two children, Noah and Madison, are the pride of our lives."
Lisa (Swift) Enderle
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995) is both owner and artist of Blue Tree Studio, where she specializes in abstract paintings in acrylic on wood and some occasional portraits. Visit her Web site at www.bluetreestudio.com
for more information.
(B.F.A., computer art, 1995) lives in Atlanta, Ga., and is director of technology for Beck -- Premedia Workflow Compression (www.beckcompression.com
Melinda (Taylor) Garland
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives with her husband, Timothy, and her daughter, Sophia, in Surry, New Hampshire. Melinda is a marketing coordinator for W.S. Badger Company (www.badgerbalm.com). She also is the owner of A Grahic Affair, a graphic design and marketing company.
(B.F.A., fashion, 1995) lives in San Diego, Calif., and is the development software Q&A for Aspen Technology Inc. Taylor analyzes new software during and after development. She also writes user manuals and provides online help, and works with the software engineers to create the best solutions for use of the software.
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) lives in Washington, D.C., and is an interior designer with the architectural firm of Adamstein & Demetriou Architects and Space Planning. Her firm is responsible for several award-winning restaurant projects in the D.C. area.
Laura (Teagle) Burns
(B.F.A., painting, 1995) lives in Mantua, Ohio with her husband, Duncan and their son, William, born on July 12, 2005. Laura is the owner/artist at Studio 4 North and a finish developer for JSL International Corp. Studio 4 specializes in murals and faux finishes. JSL is artistry in wood, specializing in the design and manufacturing of fine furniture, cabinetry and specialty cases. She wrote, "Working hard playing with William in the studio!"
(B.F.A., computer art, 1995) lives in Emeryville, Calif., and is a technical director with Pixar Studios.
Susie Thompson Graham
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995) is the Autocad technician for Forum Architecture & Interior Design in Orlando, Fla. She works with fellow SCAD grad Dana Aspinwall
(B.F.A., interior design, 1997).
(B.F.A., metals and jewelry, 1995) lives in Big Canoe, Ga., with her husband, Andy, and their daughter, Ella (December 2004). She wrote, "I left work at the High Museum to stay at home with our daughter who was born premature. I am enjoying fixing up our new home in the North Georgia mountains and being with little Ella all day."
Bryan R. Topczynski
(B.F.A., interior design; 1988, M.F.A., historic preservation, 1995) works as a conservator with the International Fine Arts Conservation Studios, Inc., in Savannah, Ga.
Walter Townsend III
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) is a sales consultant for Price Buick Pontiac GMC. He lives in Salisbury, Md., with his wife, Tracey, and their son, Walter H. Townsend IV "Whit" (May 2000).
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) lives in Pompano Beach, Fla., and is technical service representative for Noritsu America Corporation.
Sarah G. Traylor
(M.F.A., graphic design, 1995) has published 12 micro-miniature books. Four are about M.E. (otherwise known as Margaret Elese, aka Maggie) and her adventures on the water, at the beach, with friends and at the museum. Traylor's work may be viewed online at www.Godsgottaplan.com
. Traylor lives with her husband, Charles, and daughter in Colorado, and is using everything she learned at SCAD in marketing her books.
Jodie Harris Trosper
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) does freelance work for Nike International. Trosper lives in Idaho Falls, Idaho, with her husband and son and is expecting twins in September.
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) is a full-time student at George Mason University in Washington, D.C. She is preparing for entrance to graduate school in the field of medicine.
(M.Arch., 1995) is a project manager with Atelier 11 Ltd., an architecture firm. Turner lives in Queen Anee, Md., with his wife, Sony (Amatya) Turner
(M.F.A., graphic design, 1996).
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in Miami, Fla., and is an architect II/project manager with the City of Miami, where she is responsible for the design and management of city projects.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Phoenix, Ariz., and is an art director/production director for Moses Anshell, an advertising agency. She wrote, "After being in the real world, I realized more than ever that SCAD was an excellent school to attend for my career."
(B.F.A., photography, 1995) lives in Atlanta, Ga., and is owner of Tweet Design (), a graphic design studio.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) is a multimedia specialist for the Medical College of Ohio, where he designs medical research posters for national and international medical conventions and other design projects for the hospital and college. Wallace lives in Toledo, Ohio, with his wife, Shelly, and their son, Bryce (November 2003).
(B.F.A., computer art, 1995) is an art director for Vision Media Engineering GmbH, a multimedia Internet gaming company in Frankfurt, Germany.
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) has worked with Aquent Partners, a temporary placement agency for creative professionals, as a freelancer since January 2001. He lives in Hopatcong, N.J., with his wife, Lilly.
Janet (Webb) Gondo
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) works for Werner Publishing Group as an assistant art director, where she contributes to Golf Tips magazine and also undertakes special projects for the company. She is married to Stewart and lives in Los Angeles, Calif.
Janet (Wells) Swaim
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Jacksonville, Fla., with her husband, Matt Swaim
(B.F.A., illustration, 1995), and their children, Noah (September 2001) and Madison Grace (September 2005). Janet Swaim is a graphic design manager for thethe World Golf Hall of Fame.
Trudy (Whatley) Ritter
(B.F.A., graphic design, 1995) lives in Adairsville, Ga., with her husband, James, and their children, Emily (January 1999) and Madison (October 2004). Ritter is a designer with Brumlow Home, a company that manufactures rugs.
(M.Arch., 1995) lives in Safety Harbor, Fla., with his wife, Jeannie (Cook) Zier
(B.F.A., interior design, 1995), and their children, Kyle (June 1998) and Hailey (November 2001). He is an architect with Oxley & Brannon Construction Consultants Inc.