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alumni accomplishments 22/23

Congratulations to the many  [DIAP] MFA alumni who continue to receive deserved accomplishments and recognition in 2022 and 2023! Below is a short and not comprehensive list.

(image above was taken at Alethea Pace’s 2022 performance of “here goes the neighborhood..” at BAAD)

DIAP MFA alum Alethea Pace received a Loghaven residency for 2023 and will be a 2023-2025 Civic Practice Partnership Artist in Residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art!

A great interview between DIAP MFA alum G.O.O.D.WYN and Zachary Frater on

DIAP MFA alum Clarinda Mac Low was responsible for the dramaturgy of choreographer Kathy Westwater’s “Wanderings” on Fresh Kills Landfill.

Author Macarena Gómez-Barris was in conversation with durational artist, activist and DIAP MFA alum Sarah Cameron Sunde on Sunde’s durational performance with the sea. Moderated by author and NYU Professor Una Chaudhuri happening as part of the Symposium: Art at Water’s Edge at NYC Park Avenue Armory.

DIAP MFA alum Lionel Cruets work in SILENTE, an exhibition curated by Lucrezia Caliani and Anna Legnani on view at the Palazzio Tolomei in Firenze, Italia.

DIAP MFA alum Erica Shires work in “Demystifying NFTs: The Award Exhibition” an exhibition and NYFA award in partnership with artist and technologist Laura Ó Reilly.

DIAP MFA alum Michelle Levy is a recipient of a New York State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Grant (2022).

DIAP MFA alum Marielis Garcia had been named a Alvin Ailey, New Directions Choreography Lab recipient.

DIAP MFA alum Matt Mottel has been appointed as a 22/23 Faculty Fellow at SPCUNY

DIAP MFA alum Jean Carla Rodea’s solo exhibition Buscando a Marina/Looking for Marina was shown at @mh PROJECT nyc and supported by the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. They have been selected as one of the three Artists-In-Residence at the ISSUE Project Room presenting new works in the 2023 season!