Rosemary Conroy ‘92

Rosemary Conroy ‘92 (New England, MS) is a wildlife painter and naturalist who got creative with her new firehouse gallery space during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unable to allow guests inside, she brought her art to the community by turning the doors on the front of the firehouse into an evolving canvas of creatures to mark the passing seasons. She’s painted an eagle, a moose, a bee, and this past winter, a polar bear, which proved tricky during the cold winter months. She recently marked the spring season with a rabbit and an ancient Egyptian saying: “Found Joy, Brought Joy.” Conroy hopes the new location will help her connect people to the outdoors in many ways, including hosting art clubs and discussions to leading bid walks. Read the full article in the Union Leader.

 

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Gwynne Garfinkle ‘06

Gwynne Garfinkle’s ‘06 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) piece, “Sinking, Singing,” was reprinted by Mermaids Monthly.

Theresa Daskalakis ‘14

Theresa Daskalakis ‘14 (Antioch University Los Angeles, BA) had a piece, “Silent Night,” appear in Tipping the Scales. 

Jeri Frederickson ‘18

Jeri Frederickson’s ‘18 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) chapbook You Are Not Lost will be published by Finishing Line Press on October 1, 2021.

Jesus Francisco Sierra ‘18

Jesus Francisco Sierra ‘18 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) was accepted into and attended a two-week residency at Mesa Refuge. His essay, “Twelve Grapes,” was published in the Write Now! SF Bay anthology Essential Truths: The Bay Area in Color.

Mary Birnbaum ‘17

Mary Birnbaum’s ‘17 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) essay, “Everything Was Wild, No One Was a Stranger,” was a 2021 Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize finalist.

Rebecca Kuder ‘01

Rebecca Kuder’s ‘01 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) essay, “A Trampoline,” was published in Los Angeles Review of Books.

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