Alumni Stories & Careers

Our graduates have received national and international recognition of their work, and have established a variety of successful creative practices, all linked by an investment in making.

Featured Alumni

Bukola Koiki

Fountainhead Fellow for the Craft and Materials Studies department at Virginia Commonwealth University. Featured in Art Practical , Art:21 Materialities: Contemporary Textile Arts, c3:initiative + Pulp & Deckle Papermaking Residency & Exhibition. Received 2016 RACC Professional Development Grant and AICAD Teaching Fellowship at Maine College of Art.

Kyla Mucci

Sole recipient, Surface Design Association's Graduate Creative Promise Award 2012. Designer/weaver, Pendleton. Founder, Pastoral Textiles.

Andreas Kindler von Knobloch

Awarded MFA AC+D Post Graduate Fellowship. Solo show at Mermaid Arts Center in Dublin, Ireland, and upcoming group show at Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland.

Eric Trine

Sight Unseen's American Design Hot List. Exhibited in Design Milk's East, Meet West Showcase, NY, West Coast Craft , San Francisco.Featured in Apartment Therapy, Dwell, Gray Magazine.

Laura Allcorn

Nominated for Design To Improve Life Index Award. Senior content strategist, Second Story. Featured in Portland Mercury, GOOD, Wired UK, The Oregonian, Design 360.

Caitlin Sweet

Featured in Paper Magazine, Posture Magazine & Feminine Moments. Exhibited in Queer Prophecies, San Francisco, & Heels on Wheels, Brooklyn.

“You don’t feel you’re contributing anonymously. We’re doing something real. Not just for us, but for someone else too”

Ryan Newsom, '15

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