Summer 2015

LUCY BALSAMO
Apparel Design ’55

LUCY BALSAMO is a retired patternmaker who worked for designers Stan Herman, Anne Cox, and David Morris. She also had a stint with legendary couturier Charles James for six months in the late ’50s. “He was insane and impossible to work with and he didn’t pay, so it was short-lived,” she says.

AUDEN GROGINS
Marketing: Fashion and Related Industries ’85

AUDEN GROGINS was appointed as a Connecticut Superior Court judge in January. Currently she hears domestic violence cases. Before her appointment, she was a criminal defense attorney for 23 years, focusing on serious felonies, including capital cases, which carried the possibility of the death penalty (capital punishment was repealed in Connecticut in 2012). She also served…

JENNIFER LILYA
Illustration ’92

JENNIFER LILYA paints lively fashion illustrations, usually in black ink and diluted acrylic, for editorial,designers, and special events. She has illustrated features for Elle and Cosmopolitan, done preliminary sketches for Katy Perry’s costume at the 2010 American Music Awards, and drawn guests at the CLIO Image Awards as party favors. Her book, Fashion Illustration Art:…

MARK KNOERZER
Fine Arts ’99

MARK KNOERZER is under contract with the Bertrand Delacroix Gallery in Chelsea to show his abstract, minimalist paintings, inspired by the landscapes and atmospheres of outer space. He has also exhibited at group shows in Brooklyn, and one of his light sculptures appeared prominently in Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie, released in 2012.