From interviews and features to awards and accolades, alumni of The Cooper Union are making headlines every day. Below you will find a listing of the most recent alumni in the news pieces. To share your story, please email email@example.com
The Stranger revisits the music of Cooper Union alumni band, Kicking Giants
Cover, a design-build firm founded by Cooper alumni, completes its first project using computer algorithms to create accessory dwellings
Alex Katz's drawings flank the 50th anniversary cover of New York Magazine
Jackie Mautner was featured in the Women’s Bike Month interview series by Bike Portland
Muralist Illia Barger talks with Huffington Post about the business side of art
Billboard features Robin Giordani and fellow members of Brujas, NYC's newest streetwear skateboarding collective with a feminist mission
Filmmaker Bill Morrison is interviewed by the Chicago Reader
Vice interviews sculptor David Brooks about his recent archeological finds on Governors Island.
Eric Forkosh's company, DribbleUp, launches a smart soccer ball with augmented reality aided instruction
Arsham and Mustonen’s firm Snarkitecture redesigned the Valextra flagship store in Milan
Steven Hillyer AR’90 pulls famous architects’ forgotten design-school projects from the archive for Atlas Obscura, including one from Laurie Hawkinson AR’83
Muralist Dan Witz is taking his talents to Eugene, OR for the new street art festival, "Eugene Walls"
The Fairfield Citizen showcases Jeanne Reiner's botanicals, or as she calls them, "florial portraits"
Daniele Frazier is the artist behind "The Giant Flowers," the first-ever public art exhibition in Highland Park
Hillary Huffard and Luke Janson have opened Rose's Taproom in Oakland, CA, highlighted by Eater SF
The New York Times looks at the photographs of Frank Stewart, the senior photographer for Jazz at Lincoln
The Village Voice remembers Ellen Grossman's viral interaction with Jay Z, and looks at her current artwork
Bill Morrison's film "Dawson City: Frozen Time" is featured by Hyperalleric
Mimi Jung talks to Dwell about her jewelry line, Brook&Lyn
Eugene J. Candy Company was featured on NPR
The Missoulian looks at Stephen Madden's work, specifically a painting depicting the 1917 Granite Mountain-Speculator fire.
A multidisciplinary group of alumni - Adrian Jovanovic BSE’89, Nick Robertson AR’04 and Isabelle Grizzard Robertson A’03 - completed a rooftop deck and solarium project in Seattle that was recently featured on Zillow.
Celeste Amparo Pfau appears in Birmingham magazine, discussing her botanical prints and artistic style.
Leonardo Drew A’85 talks to SF Weekly about his exhibition at the de Young Museum
The late Ching Ho Cheng was recently featured in CUNY FORUM
Artist Jack Whitten was interviewed by the Paris Review
Donnamarie Barnes, curator and archivist at Sylvester Manor, tells stories of the educational farm in Shelter Island
Awol Erizku is the artist behind Beyoncé's internet record-breaking pregnancy portrait
Oscar nominated writer-director Mike Mills talks to Esquire about his film, 20th Century Women
Cartoons by Mark Alan Stamaty wrap the shuttle subway cars from Times Square to Grand Central Terminal
Sculptor Tim DeChristopher creates "Rock, Paper, Scissors," a work of public art for his town of Turner Falls, MA
A photo essay in the New York Times by Mitch Epstein shows the rooms left behind by well-known people who died in 2016.
The calligrapher and former hand double for Johnny Depp talks to Observer about his work.
Meriem Bennani A'13, Awol Erizku A'10, Valerie Keane A'11, Caitlin Keogh A'06, Eric Mack A'10, and Andrew Ross A'11 are included in Cultured magazine's 30 artists to watch under 35.
Angela “Overkill” Hill is interviewed as the strawweight champion of the world’s most prominent women’s MMA organization, Invicta.
A jacket belonging to Holocaust survivor and late alumnus Ben Peres was recently found at a tag sale, opening a window into his life
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle interviews artist Javaka Steptoe
Alumnus and acting dean of the School of Art was featured on Marketplace
Joseph Woolridge talks to The Bushwick Daily about creating studio space in Bushwick through his New York Studio Factory
AIGA's Eye on Design blog looks at John Schettino's wayfinding app for Penn Station.
Syracuse-based artist Arlene Abend’s passion for welding as an art form is featured.
Mike Mills’ new film, 20th Century Women, is highlighted in W magazine.
Sheepshead Bites highlights Deanna Maffeo, who wants to bring more art to her neighborhood of Sheepshead Bay.
Ellen Lupton shares 10 possessions important to her with The Baltimore Sun.
John Manuck, Chairman and CEO of Techmer PM, was named to Crain’s 100 for his innovative work in plastics.
The New York Times checks out 433 Broadway, one the first co-working spaces in New York built from the ground up, with Carmi Bee, president of the project’s firm RKTB Architects.
New York Review of Books commends the design of Alexander Gorlin’s latest project, Boston Road Supportive Housing, in the Bronx.
Jack Whitten was recently awarded a National Medal of Arts by President Obama "for remaking the American canvas."
The New York Times announces Michael Samuelian's new role as president of the Trust for Governors Island.
An art wall - made of tiny figures and phrases called “glyphs” - created by Katie Merz on the façade of a Williamsburg condo was featured in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.
Architect James Richards was featured on Arts Insight
for his proposal for the Houston Astrodome
Tanya Hamilton has joined the directorial team of the upcoming drama series Famous In Love on Freeform
Emilie Gossiaux tells The Wall Street Journal how she refuses to let her blindness derail her career as an artist.
Patty Jenkins talks to Entertainment Weekly being the director of next summer’s highly anticipated Wonder Woman film.
Metro features the placards exhibiting the history of the Bowery, a project started in the Professional Practice class taught by Mindy Lang and carried out by Sarah Nagano Purgett and Chris Barrios A’16.
New Jersey artist Illia Barger created a new mural in downtown Trenton showing George Washington’s first battle with Hessian soldiers on December 26, 1776, the morning after the historic crossing of the Delaware River.
Abbott Miller discusses the return of the magazine Dance Ink and his daughter starting at Cooper this fall
Wallpaper Magazine visits the studio of John Aaron Frank and his wife Charlotte Greville in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where Frank’s art made with car parts “speaks to the Swiss affinity for Americana and Rock ‘n’ Roll culture.”
“Being a female leader is a competitive differentiator,” says Maria Giudice to Forbes Magazine.
As featured in Scientific American, Pratt’s Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture Michael Morris helped organize a class partnership with NASA to develop a human-focused spacecraft environment that could take astronauts to Mars.
Lee Milby A’12 is the director of the music video for Malka Red’s ‘Boy Booty,’ which Huffington Post declares the “Feminist Summer Anthem of 2016.”
The New York Times features “Invisible Man: Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison in Harlem,” an exhibit on view at the Art Institute of Chicago through August 28, curated by Michal Raz-Russo.
The Telegraph visits Alex Katz in his longtime apartment and studio, where in discussing his 1950s pop art, he mentions Andy Warhol ‘ripped me off.’
Tech Insider features research by Kevin Slavin A’95 & Devora Najjar ChE’16 on “bee debris.”
The Atlantic’s City Lab looks at WTC, Brian Rose's new book of photography of the Twin Towers and the buildings that have replaced them.
The New York Times highlights recent accomplishments for Sam Vernon and Eric N. Mack, and the place where they got their start before Cooper, Suitland High School.
Semi Permanent features graphic designer and artist Mike Mills’ successful venture into filmmaking.
Artist Daniel Arsham shares his Sunday routine - involving Netflix and family time - in The New York Times.
Thaddeus Strassberger is the set designer behind JFK, a new opera in Fort Worth, reviewed by The New York Times
Sculptor John Bianchi talks about his Bushwick studio with the Observer
The Ridgefield Press looks at the polar adventures of longtime resident Moki Kokoris, the first Ukrainian woman to summit the North Pole.
Actress Janeva Zentz talks about her character in The Voice of the Voiceless film.
Thomas O’Brien talks with The Wall Street Journal about his favorite place in New York.
Arch Daily highlights a new architect's ruler inspired-pen designed by Shigeru Ban AR'84 for ACME studio.
Honolulu Magazine profiles Karen Sawicki A’10, who recently opened a boutique featuring her “deep-sea chic” curiosities.
The firm 3six0, where Kyna Leski AR’85 is principal, received two 2015 Interior Architecture/Interior Design Awards from the Boston Society of Architects for “Cottage in Woods” and “Davey’s Coffee.”
Isaac Moore A’97 shares his stories of New York neighborhoods, from Morris Park in the Bronx to the East Village, with Curbed New York
Jackie Y. Ying CE’87 was awarded the inaugural Mustafa Prize, a $500,000 award recognizing her scientific achievements.
Christina Ho ChE’02, General Manager of District Energy Services for Con Edison sheds light on the operations behind New York City’s steam system.
Prabda Yoon A’97 discusses his directorial debut with Motel Mist, premiering in the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s Hivos Tiger awards competition for up-and-coming filmmakers.
The New York Times
speaks with Kelly Zutrau A’10 of the band, Wet, in advance of releasing their debut album on January 29.
Nina Tandon EE'01 talks with the New York Times
about her experience attending the World Economic Forum.
Larry Curtis AR’81, President and Managing Partner of WinnDevelopment, has been honored with the 2015 Rental Housing Association Industry Excellence Award.
Seymour Chwast A’51 and Michael Doret A’67 explain their favorite letterforms to Wired Magazine
Portland artist Greta Bank A’92 recently received a Joan Mitchell Foundation Emerging Artist Grant.
Joseph Leichleider ME'54, who passed away in April, was included in the New York Times
reflection of notable obituaries in 2015.
Elizabeth Diller AR'79, Ric Scofidio AR’55 and James Corner discuss the process of designing and building New York’s beloved public space as outlined in their new book, The High Line, on WNYC
Alexander McLean AR’15 was featured in Wallpaper Magazine’s
Graduate Directory, a listing of the world’s hottest new talents.
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