In the News: Week of February 28
2022-02-28 • Sam Fox School
New Build, Derek Hoeferlin
Rubin & Hendrix interviewed on KSDK
We scream, you scream, we all scream for The Ice Cream Machine
, Adam Rubin
’s (BFA05) new middle-grade short story collection! Professor John Hendrix
, chair of the MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture program, illustrated the cover. The two were interviewed about their unique collaboration on KSDK, and Rubin was also interviewed on NPR.
Hoeferlin receives Design STL award
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, led by associate professor Derek Hoeferlin
, chair of landscape architecture and urban design, has been named the winner of Design STL’s 2022 Architect & Designer Awards in the New Build category. The live/work studio the practice designed, located in The Grove, was designed for an electrical engineer–turned–artist.
Mumford appointed to the board of the Society of Architectural Historians Board
Eric P. Mumford
, the Rebecca and John Voyles Professor of Architecture, has been appointed to the board of the Society of Architectural Historians Board. The nonprofit membership organization serves a network of local, national, and international institutions and individuals who, by profession or interest, focus on the history of the built environment and its role in shaping contemporary life.
Pfaff exhibit reviewed on Sculpture magazine
Sculpture magazine reviewed Judy Pfaff
’s (BFA71) exhibition opsins, recently on view at Gaa Gallery Provincetown. “The works showcase a joy despite the ongoing pandemic,” writes Leah Triplett Harrington. “This ebullience only comes from acknowledging—seeing—conflict and balancing its friction.”
Thomas received Communications Arts Award
Alum Nat Thomas
(BFA21) received a Communications Arts Award in the student category for the project My Queerness is Autistic
. “My design and typographic decisions embody the dichotomous relationship between living in a constrictive, hostile society versus the inherent out-of-the-box nature of queerness paired with the unrestrained, overstimulating, obsessive joy of autism,” Thomas says.