Spring 2016

IRVIN RODRIGUEZ
Illustration ’13

Irvin Rodriguez paints lifelike nudes in natural settings. He photographs his models in parks in Brooklyn and Staten Island, then sketches and paints from the most evocative image. He is inspired by portrait painters of the 19th century—including John Singer Sargent, Anders Zorn, and Joaquín Sorolla—but includes more people of color in his canvases to…

LAURA NOVICH
Sustainable Interior Environments ’14

Laura Novich,  is an operations manager at ReuseNYC, a network of 30 nonprofit reuse organizations in New York, including Goodwill, Housing Works, and the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Based at the City College of New York and funded by the Department of Sanitation, ReuseNYC hosts an annual conference and compiles data on the industry;…