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Alumni Spotlight

GIA Scholarship Helps Designer Build Technical Skills, Creativity

Daniel Wisner, JDT, has a diverse artistic background including sculpture and performance art, though jewelry has been his focus since an apprenticeship with a silversmith at just 11 years old.

Kutztown artists Kris Tuerk, Johanna Forte display fiber arts on Lehigh Valley self-guided Hidden Treasures Tour

Kutztown Middle School art teacher Kris Tuerk and Kutztown University Professor Johanna Forte are juried craftsmen in the Hidden Treasures Artisans Studio Tour & Sale on Nov. 14 and 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Photo courtesy of Kris Tuerk Kutztown artist Kris Tuerk's wet felting art: Wet Felted Wall Hanging.

Art Education alumnis at the Goggleworks Berks County Art Teacher Exhibition

After School, Berks County Art Teachers Exhibit

L to R in front (bent over or kneeling): Dr. Marilyn Stewart (Prof. of Art Education at KU); Sharyn Beodeker, KU Art Education major, '15; Mike Miller (Wyomissing HS).

L to R back row: Jeff Dietrich (Oley Valley HS); Kimberly Lopez (Exeter Jr. High); Nancy Conte Yurkovich (Washington Elem, Boyertown SD), Shannon Diaz (Boyertown Jr. High East), Janna Carrozza (Reading Sr High), Ericka Evans-Loos (Lauer's Park Elem, Reading SD), Zoe DeHart (Reading Intermediate HS); Christine Allen (Gov. Mifflin HS), Dr. Amy Bloom (KU Art Education Professor and alum); Dawnita Smith (Goggleworks), Robert Englebach (Reading Sr HS), Teisha Madden (Hamburg Area MS), Tim Dewalt (Reiffton School, Exeter SD), and Scott Graber (Wilson HS).

Amanda Hagerman,
KU Alumni

Southern High students make fashion statement with wearable art

By Janene Holzberg,
For The Baltimore Sun
9:39 a.m. EDT, June 22, 2014

Maggie Horvath,
KU Crafts Alumni

In March 2014, Maggie was one of two jewelry students selected to represent SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) at the American Crafts Council show in Atlanta. She sold 9 pieces and was featured in their brochure. She was selected to participate in the juried SCAD style trunk show and sold 10 pieces, 7 of them to Paula Wallace the co-founder and president of SCAD!

Tristyn AlbrightTristyn Albright
BFA, Crafts

Jeff DeitrichJeff Dietrich
B.S., Art Education

Lindsay Ketterer GatesLIndsay Ketterer Gates
BFA, Crafts



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