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When Brian Vu ’16 was a student at Bennington, he studied Dance and Ceramics, two complementary fields that appealed to him in physical and tangible ways.
For Audrey Shulman ’09, the process behind creating Love, Fall & Order, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie, was “professional screenwriting bootcamp.”
Sam Mistry '19 discusses his Bennington experience and new internship at the Sundance Institute Feature Film Program.
Cubby, a “quirky queer coming-of-age comedy” co-directed by Ben Mankoff ’11, has been making the rounds of the international queer film festival circuit since its release earlier this year. The film was included in Italy’s 2019 Torino LGBTQI International Film Festival and has since been part of festivals in Barcelona, Toronto, San Francisco, Ireland, and Los Angeles.
Activist Sophie Nevin '18 helped organize the town of Bennington's first annual Pride celebration.
Carling Berkhout '19 is the 2019 Robert Frost Stone House Museum Kilpatrick Fellow.
After 22 years at Chelsea Market, Mary Cleaver '76 has moved her Cleaver Co catering operation to the Columbia Street Waterfront District in Brooklyn.
“In higher education, ceramics is often taught with a community-oriented spirit,” said Joshua Green ’81. “Students work together in a common space and in front of one another. They’ll put their works together in a kiln load that’s then fired collaboratively. Ceramics tends to draw in students who value community.”
WHAT DIDN’T EXIST BEFORE YOU MADE IT?
The next issue of the Bennington magazine will be authored by alumni submissions that respond to the question: What didn’t exist before you made it? From your responses, we will publish a ranging and vivid portfolio of alumni work.
“If you have a passion for a field, use your time in college to pursue that, whether or not you think you’re going to get a job in it,” said Katie Marsh ’12.
Kent Hikida ’85 knows the value of the Bennington network extends long after graduation. Along with his wife, Amy Schweitzer Hikida ’85, he co-chairs the New York City Steering Committee for the Bennington Alumni Cooperative.
Listen up! Through their podcasts and audiobooks, Bennington alumni and faculty are sharing essential and untold stories with the world.
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While Lulu Mulalu ’18 was a student at Bennington College, her studies, which ranged from psychology, drama, voice, writing, and French, always circled back to the importance of language and storytelling.
As a freelance producer with credits on dozens of films and television series such as Legion, Training Day, and Lucifer, Erik Holmberg '86 is an expert at navigating the many highs and lows that come with a career in the entertainment industry.
Celebrating the life of artistic trailblazer and electric stage personality Carol Channing '42.
The most important qualities a film director can have, according to SJ Chiro ’87, are “an opinion, a point of view, and something urgent that you need to say.
Artists Sarah Fetterman '14 and Nicole Czapinski '06 returned to campus this autumn for a residency supported by the Woodbury Foundation.
To Steven Albahari ’82, Bennington College was “the cannon I stepped into that launched me and my potential.”
Composer Joan Tower ’61 celebrated her 80th birthday in September. The New York Times spoke to her about this milestone and her lifelong journey with music.
Tim Hernandez MFA '11 received University of California Santa Barbara’s 15th annual Luis Leal Award for Distinction in Chicano/Latino Literature.
If you’re looking for a good Halloween-time spook, check out these horror titles, all of which feature the work of Bennington alumni.
Nicole Donnelly '02 is combining her painting and papermaking skills with ecological and environmental awareness for her new public art installation in South Philadelphia's Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park.
Many Bennington alumni credit the community they found at the College among their most valuable lifelong influences. For Connie Golub Gorfinkle ’57, Jeanne Gorfinkle-Wiley ’85, and Lulu Wiley ’20, however, the Bennington network exists even within their own family.
Similar to how many artists describe their work as a calling, Dr. Robert Davis, MD, MPH ’79 always felt drawn to a career in public health.