Jonas Criscoe (B.F.A., Studio Art, 2006) has work in Expo 2017, a juried exhibition at Dallas's 500x Gallery.
Noah Simblist appointed chair of paint and printmaking at VCU
Noah Simblist (Ph.D., Art History, 2015) was appointed chair of the Department of Painting + Printmaking at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Lois O’Leary teaching theatre in Minnesota
Lois O’Leary (M.F.A., Drama and Theatre for Youth, 1985) is the theater director for Proctor Public Schools in Proctor, Minnesota.
James Ogden designs scenery for Actor’s Express in Atlanta
James Ogden (M.F.A., Design and Technology, 2014), assistant professor of Theatrical Design and Production at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, is currently designing scenery for Father Comes Home from the Wars, Parts 1, 2, and 3 at Actor's Express in Atlanta. He also will design their production of Angels in America in January.
Ruth A. Keitz exhibition on view at Fort Worth Community Center
Ruth A. Keitz (M.F.A., Art Education, 1970) will showcase "Silent Interiors That Speak" at the Fort Worth Community Art Center. The exhibition opens Nov. 3, with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m., and runs through Nov. 21. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Marcia Green Santore (B.F.A., Studio Art, 1982) has two solo exhibitions this fall. "Pattern in Motion" at the UConn-Stamford Art Gallery is Oct. 28-Nov. 30, and "Inexteriors" at the O'Brien Art Gallery at Roane State Community College, Harriman, is Oct. 16-Dec. 1. In April 2017, Santore curated an exhibition of small abstract work at Twiggs Gallery in New Hampshire.
The Heartland Theatre Collective, founded by alumnae Marian Kansas (B.A., Theatre and Dance, 2016) and Nicole Oglesby (B.A., Theatre and Dance, 2016), was nominated for a B. Iden Payne Award. Allison Wojtowecz (B.A., Theatre and Dance, 2017) was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Drama for her performance as June in the Heartland Theatre Collective's first production, Dust, which premiered October 2016.
Robert Di Donato (B.A., Theatre and Dance, 2016) was recently cast in a series of shorts called "Oddcupations" promoting the glasses company Warby Parker.
David Crespy publishes book on Playwright Ladford Wilson
David Crespy (M.F.A., Playwriting, 1986) published a new book, Ladford Wilson: Early Stories, Sketches, and Poems. The book features a selection of early work from Wilson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright.
The New York Times featured Charm, a play directed by Will Davis (M.F.A. Directing, 2013).