Members of the MFA AC+D alum have begun to make their mark. 


BUkola Koiki / MFA AC+D '15

Project manager, Scout Books. Featured in Art Practical , Art:21   Materialities: Contemporary Textile Arts. c3:initiative + Pulp & Deckle Papermaking Residency & Exhibition. 2016 RACC Professional Development Grant.

 

ANDREAS KINDLER VON KNOBLOCH  / MFA AC+D '16

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.

 

Laura Allcorn / MFA AC+D '11

Nominated for Design To Improve Life Index AwardSenior content strategist, Second Story. Featured in Portland Mercury, GOODWired UKThe OregonianDesign 360

 

CAITLIN SWEET  / MFA AC+D '14

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

 

LAUREN SINNER / MFA AC+D '16

Surface Design Journal Assistant Editor. Artist in Resident at Leland Ironworks Curator in Residence at AC+D FURTHREMORE Gallery. Studio Assistant to Marie Watt.

 

Larissa Hammond  / MFA AC+D '12

Modern Painters 25 Artists to Watch in 2014. Solo exhibitions, Big Car CollaborativeThe Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art.  Founder, This Home Planet.

 

Matthew Williams  / MFA AC+D '11

Featured in Sight Unseen & TheMAG. Exhibited in The New Frontier: Young Designer-Makers in the Pacific Northwest, Bellevue Arts Museum. Designer / fabricator, SuperMaker.

 

Leslie Vigeant  / MFA AC+D '11

MFA AC+D Program Manager and faculty. Residencies at Penland, ArrowmontArtspace, GLEANOregon Arts Commission Grant, RACC  grant & solo show. 2016 solo show reviews in Visual Art Source, Willamette Week.

 

Eric Trine  / MFA AC+D '13

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.

 

Emily Wyant  / MFA AC+D '14

Events & Marketing, Portland Monthly Magazine. Art Director & Event Designer Feast Portland. 2014/2015 MFA AC+D Program Fellow. 

 


Investing in relationship is an important feature of the AC+D experience, and alum maintain close ties to the Program. Alum frequently serve as guest critics, attend lectures and openings, and participate in Program adventures (LA, Marfa, and Joshua Tree in 2013-14).


ANNE CRUMPACKER  / MFA AC+D '11

Recent exhibitions: MoCCPortland International AirportMidland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI. Received American Bamboo Society 2012 Art & Craft Award. Founder, Crumpacker Bamboo.  

 

AMANDA MELBOSTAD  / MFA AC+D '12

Apparel Developer at Adidas, Surface Design Association Oregon Representative. 

 

KYLA MUCCI  / MFA AC+D '13

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