Creative Futures: Career Stories
Emil Cohen, MFA ’14, reflects on shaping his photography practice around topics he was interested in talking about.
Rachel Sydlowski, BFA '97, finds rich material for art making and investigation by following myth over truth.
Kyle Klein, BFA '09, shares how his SMFA education taught him how to create his artistic process, which later enabled him in his photography career.
Marlon Forrester, BFA '08 reflects on how SMFA allowed him to fully immerse himself in a complete art environment.
Azita Moradkhani, MFA '15, recalls how a studio visit during her MFA program propelled her forward in her work.
JooLee Kang, MFA '11, talks about the roots of her work starting with her fascination with flora and fauna as a child.
Rob Stull talks about his career in the comics industry, being selected as artist in residence at the MFA, and reflects on the enduring influence of Hip Hop culture on his art.
Shane Lavalette, photographer, independent publisher, and co-founder of Assembly, talks about his career, artwork, and upcoming projects.
Thom Solo reflects on his path from sculpture student to founder of his own couture shoe design company.
Tori Baisden, Design Director at Utendahl Creative, talks about design as world-building.
Liz Cohen is an artist and educator whose work draws on specialized bodies of knowledge to address themes of immigration, identity, and cultures of resistance.