Harvard-Radcliffe Class of '89
Geoff Chadsey was a fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. His drawings have been exhibited in museums and galleries across the country. He also worked as assistant director for graduate admissions at the San Francisco Art Institute and the California College of the Arts, but has now moved to NYC.
Associate General Counsel for the Philadelphia Gas Works, Raquel Guzman is also a photographer who works in 35 mm and digital formats, focusing primarily on portraits and landscapes. Her major series include a multi-year portrait of the people of Mexico and sights and scenes from her hometown of Philadelphia.
Reality Check Interview with Ellen Harvey (2007)
Ellen Harvey’s work comprises video, installation and painting. Ellen Harvey is a 1999 graduate of the Whitney Independent Studio Program and took part in the PS1 National Studio Program in 2001. She was a recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Lily Auchincloss Painting Fellowship in 2001. Her work comprises video, installation and painting, although her work is generally primarily concerned with the theoretical and social implications of painting’s status as an art signifier within society. Recent solo exhibitions include “New is Old” for the Center for Contemporary Art in Warsaw, Poland, “Context is Everything” at Mullerdechiara Gallery in Berlin (which represents her), Germany and “A Whitney for the Whitney at Philip Morris” for the Whitney Museum at Philip Morris, New York.
Alex kahn, visual/performance artist
Alex Kahn's work draws on his varied background in theatrical design, sculptural installation, and pageant puppetry. In 2005, he founded Processional Arts Workshop, a non-profit that works with communities worldwide to create site-specific pageants, parades, and performance installations in public spaces. Hundreds of volunteers come together to build, rehearse, and perform these works, integrating large-scale puppetry, projection and illumination, kinetic architecture to convey complex narratives in motion. Alex’s work has been exhibited internationally, and he has been recognized with numerous grants and fellowships, including a 2006 Fulbright Scholarship to Trinidad, a CEC Artslink Gant to Kiev, Ukraine, and a Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Grant. He served on the faculty at Maine College of Art and has lectured on processional art at the New School, University of the West Indies,Columbia University, Bard College, and University of Michigan’s School of Art and Design.
- Cubist figures light up the Architectural League’s Beaux Arts Ball (2013)
- opening PEN World Voices Festival with Parade of Illuminations on the High Line (2012)
- as artist-in-residence at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre (2012)
- a flashmob in Kiev, Ukraine (2011)
- in collaboration with Haitian Carnival artist Didier Civil, NY Halloween Parade (2010)
- Ghost: NY Village Halloween Parade (2008)
- Processional Arts Workshop a.k.a. ‘Superior Concept Monsters’
Sarah (Lamport) Laurence, painter
Sarah paints the coastal landscapes, including Broken Quay, Cornwall and more recently in Maine.
For his Brown master’s project in computer science, Selim Tezel, instructor of mathematics at Concord Academy, developed the Traveling Salesman’s Sketchpad (TSSP 1.0 Beta) a visualization tool for students of combinatorial optimization and art. One of his TSSP computer-generated images was on view in May at Manifest 2003, a juried digital visual arts festival (part of the international Boston Cyberarts Festival).