Aug. 4, 2011
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Brian Shapiro ’62 (CIAS) has been awarded a grant with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts’ Decentralization Program, administered by Arts in Orange. Shapiro taught a free painting and drawing workshop at the Pine Bush Area Public Library. Additionally, Shapiro has been awarded a separate grant, made possible by the Arts Partners Challenge Grant program of Arts Westchester, which will fund the creation of a mural by the students of Pine Bush High School.
Garry Kaulitz ’62, ’64, ’65 (CIAS) is a professor of art and head of the printmaking area of the Art Department at the University of Alaska in Anchorage. Kaulitz returned in March from a three-month residency at the Guanlan International Print Base in Guanlan, China. Kaulitz also had a one-person exhibit, Ring of Fire, in February at the Kimura Gallery.
C. Fred Thompson ’64 (CIAS) moved in 2009 to Monroe, Ga., where he continues to operate Book Production Resources (BPR), a company he founded in 1994. BPR provides complete project management services for the production of books and magazines for publishers and corporations. He and his wife, Carolyn Breuer, travel throughout the U.S. to photograph and write travel stories.
Charlotte Reimann Morse ’65 (CIAS) writes, “I was appointed in 1978 as a graphic designer for the State University of New York at Fredonia. At a luncheon hosted in April 2010, I was honored to receive the 2010 President’s Award for Excellence in Professional Service. The award recognizes effectiveness in performance, initiative and innovation, continuous personal growth and reflection of the spirit of SUNY Fredonia. I was one of three SUNY Fredonia employees, whose more than 70 years of collective service and noteworthy achievements, were recognized by this distinguished award.”
Milton Wackerow ’66 (CIAS) retired as senior production manager from Random House Children’s Books, a division of Random House Inc.
Jon Dunn ’66 (CIAS) writes, “Graduates from the old and new campuses recently got together for hot spiced cider and doughnuts at Dunn’s Cider Mill in Kansas City.” Pictured left to right are: Karen Baron; Glenn Baron ’75 (CIAS); Susan Gardella ’66 (SCB); John Gardella ’68 (CIAS); Jane Dunn; and Jon Dunn ’66 (CIAS).