Artist in Residence - Danielle Krcmar, MFA
Artist-In-Residence, Sculpture/Mixed Media Instructor
Danielle Krcmar received her MFA from UMASS Amherst in 1996 and her BFA in Sculpture in 1992 from SUNY Binghamton where she received the SUNY Binghamton Foundation Award. She received the Elizabeth Greenshields Grant in 1993, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant and the Blanche Colman Foundation Grant in 2001. Her work has been shown in the The Fuller Art Museum, The Art Complex Museum, The Gallery at Green Street, and other galleries in New England and New York. Her work has been covered in the New York Times, Sculpture Magazine, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, and Arts Media. She has taught at Brandeis University, Clark University, The Museum School in Boston and is currently Artist-in-Residence at Babson College.
Trim Room 220
Tuesday 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday 1 - 2 p.m.
David Akiba - Adjunct Lecturer/Photography Studio Manager
Office Hours: Wednesday 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
David has been making photographs for 42 years. His work is in the collections of Boston Museum of Fine Art, The Fogg Art Museum, The DeCordova Museum, the Brooklyn Art Museum, The Museum of Modern Art, The Library of Congress and others. He received a Master of Fine Art in Photography from the Rhode Island School of Design where he studied with Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind. His first notable solo show occurred at the Creative Photography Gallery, MIT during Minor White’s tenure. He has had a retrospective exhibition of his work covering almost 30 years at the Wiggin gallery of the Boston Public Library. A solo exhibition of his family photographs entitled “A Separate Journey” was recently exhibited in New York City at the 93nd Street Y. His “Light-struck” photographs were included in an exhibition entitled, “luminous Form, Abstraction in Color Photography” at the DeCordova Museum. He is represented by gallery Kayafas, www.gallerykayafas.com He is an adjunct professor of photography at Emerson College and Babson College. He has six children and lives in Jamaica Plain with his wife Jane.
Manny Paredes - Photography Lab Monitor
Manuel Paredes, otherwise known as Manny, was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. His inspiration for graffiti is what led him to get really involved with arts, making his photography project based around this art. He is part of the Posse Foundation and has a keen interest in educational, non-profit organizations dealing with inner-city students. On the Babson campus he is part of the Japanese International Circle and is also a Senator for the Class of 2014.
Lily Yie - Photography Lab Monitor
Lily is a junior at Babson from Boulder, Colorado. She studied black and white print photography a number of years ago and is nowadays primarily an enthusiast of sophisticated smartphone snapshots. She enjoys observing her fellow Babson peers learn to express themselves through a new medium and is always happy to lend another eye on works in progress. Lily loves the ability of images to freeze moments of her travels in pursuit of the outdoors and international development as well as to enshrine the very ordinary.
Nicky Yu - Photography Lab Monitor
Nicky Yu is a junior at Babson College from Dalian China. Under the influence of her mom, who is an opera singer. She showed talent in both music and art areas at early stage of her life. Last semester, she took Babson photography class and since then she was inspired and decided to take photography as a significant part of her future career. Right now, Nicky is the president of Babson CSA (Chinese Student Association), she wants to bring great Chinese culture to Babson campus and let more people understand China.
Erica Herrera - Ceramics Studio Monitor
Erica is from Brooklyn, New York and a senior at Babson College. One of her interests is ceramics but her main interest, career-wise, is to have her own business. She became interested in ceramics in high school when she took a ceramics class and loved it ever since. When she found out there was a ceramics studio here she signed up for a class. A semester later Erica became a studio monitor and has been one ever since.
Mary Ruthven - Ceramics Studio Monitor
Mary Ruthven started working with ceramics two years ago. Last semester she took a class at the Babson studio and is now a studio monitor. She is a sophomore at Olin studying to become an Electrical and Computer Engineer.
Emily Schultz - Ceramics Instructor
Emily Schultz is a sophomore at Wellesley College studying Spanish and Computer Science. She first learned how to throw pottery 7 years ago, and has been an avid potter ever since. She is beyond excited to work as an assistant at Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center in Skælskør, Denmark, during summer 2013.
Alex Spies - Ceramics Studio Manager
Alex Spies began his time as a ceramic artist in grade school. He is skilled in the areas of wheel-throwing and hand-building. As an artist he explores many different themes and techniques by making a variety of work that ranges from functional vessels to abstract sculptures. He has won a variety of awards for his work including a Gold Key for his portfolio in the Scholastic Art Awards. He is currently the Studio Manager at the Babson Ceramics Studio. View some of Alex's work.
Eugenio Gonzalez - SVAC Gallery/Studio Assistant
Eugenio is a sophomore at Babson from Monterrey, Mexico. He has been learning about art for various years with a focus in painting. He mainly paints surrealism as he feels that it lets him be more creative and experiment new things. Among other things, he also enjoys playing the violin, being outdoors and has an interest in landscape photography. Currently he is very interested in finding new ways to teach entrepreneurship in Mexico as he believes that entrepreneurship is the key to solving Mexico's problems.
Hongling Xu - SVAC Gallery/Studio Assistant
Hongling is a sophomore at Babson College. Having started to learn musical instruments, such as violin and cucurbit flute, from a young age, Hongling appreciated the abstract nature of arts. Highly interested in other forms of arts, Hongling has taken sculpture, photography, and ceramic classes since she came to Babson. Right now, Hongling is the E-board member of Babson Fine Arts Association (BFAA). She is passionate about many forms of art and art events around campus.