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Andy Graves
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Artist Statement I slipcast porcelain clay. Slipcasting generally is a mass production system. Normally a positive model is molded with plaster. The slip clay which is liquid, is poured into the plaster mold and the porous plaster absorbs the water

Claudia Alvarez
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Claudia Alvarez is a Mexican-American artist living and working in New York City.  She attended the University of California, Davis (BA 1999) and California College of Arts, San Francisco (MFA 2003). Alvarez is currently Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute

Traci Lee
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Traci Lee is a singer, dancer, choreographer, and actress. She danced in the national tour of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, played Eponine in Les Miserables at ZACH Theater in Austin, Texas, and performed in several productions with the Dallas Theater Center

Jessica Stoller
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Working in the realm of figurative sculpture, Jessica Stoller mines the rich and complicated history of porcelain, harnessing its links to power, desire and taste. Synthesizing the cultural, historical, and corporeal notions of the female body, Stoller expands the feminist visual vernacular

Eun-Ha Paek
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Eun-Ha Paek was born in Seoul, Korea. She received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her animated films have screened in the Guggenheim Museum, Sundance Film Festival, and venues internationally. She has held residencies/fellowships at Shigaraki Ceramic

Dave Kim
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Dave Kim the Potter uses direct influence from his cultural heritage as a Korean to apply developed aesthetics to his functional pottery. Currently working in Brooklyn, NY, he continues to carry the tradition in one of the biggest art scenes

Romulo Viana
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Romulo Viana is an active performer and teacher throughout South America, the US, and Europe. A native of Brazil, Romulo is sought after for his diversity—performing programs that often feature both classical repertoire and Latin American popular music. He has

Adrienne Munden Dixon
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Adrianne Munden-Dixon is a NYC-based violinist praised for her “animated and driven” performances (Connect Savannah). She is a current member of the Savannah Philharmonic and Desdemona (“an excellent young quartet” The New Yorker). She has given recent performances as a soloist

Mioi Takeda
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Japanese violinist Mioi Takeda has degrees from Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music (Bachelor of Music), The Juilliard School (Master of Music), and The City University of New York (Doctor of Musical Arts). Dr. Takeda studied with Dorothy DeLay,

Julia Birnbaum
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Violinist Julia Birnbaum is a dedicated teacher and performer in New York City. Ms. Birnbaum, who started playing violin at age 5 in her home state of Maryland, received a bachelor’s degree in Violin Performance from Northwestern University under the