PILAR NADAL ('99) received her MFA from the Maine College of Art. She is the creator of Tired Press, a mobile printmaking studio consisting of a bicycle outfitted with a small-scale relief press, begun in 2011. Nadal's work combines printmaking with social practice, specializing in the creation and production of site-specific pieces. She lives and works in Portland, ME.
ELISE NICOL ('83) received her MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Nicol's photo-based printmaking practice examines the overlooked and the ephemeral. Her work has exhibited at The Print Center (Philadelphia, PA), Buddy Holly Fine Art Center (Lubbock, TX), Center for Maine Contemporary Art (Rockport, ME), Janet Turner Print Museum (Chico, CA), and Soho Photo (New York, NY), among other venues. She is the recipient of residencies at the Vermont Studio Center and Anderson Ranch Arts Center. She is represented by the Corners Gallery in Ithaca, NY, and lives and works in Lewisburg, PA.
MICHAEL ROBINSON ('03) received his MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Robinson's use of film, video, and collage explores the joys and dangers of mediated experience, riding the fine lines between humor and terror, nostalgia and contempt, ecstasy and hysteria. His work has screened internationally at spaces including the Whitney Museum, Walker Art Center, MoMA P.S.1, REDCAT Los Angeles, Wexner Center for the Arts, Tate Modern, Impakt, Media City, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and innumerous film festivals. Robinson's accolades include a Creative Capital grant, a Kazuko Trust Award, and residencies at the Wexner Center for the Arts, and Headlands Center for the Arts. His work has been discussed in publications such as Frieze, Artforum, Art Papers, The Village Voice, Time Out New York, Dazed and Confused, The Nation, BOMBlog, and The Brooklyn Rail. Robinson lives and works in Ithaca, NY.
MICHAEL SIRIANNI ('05) received his MFA from the University of Illinois, Chicago. Working in video, photography and sculpture, Sirianni explores queer history and virtual social space. His exhibitions include New Capital Projects (Chicago), Johalla Projects (Chicago), the CUE Art Foundation (New York), Iceberg Projects (Chicago), Los Caminos (St. Louis), Gallery 400 (Chicago), the Urban Institute of Contemporary Art (Grand Rapids), the Antimatter Film Festival (Vancouver), Fleisher/Ollman Gallery (Philadelphia) and the Hyde Park Arts Center (Chicago). Sirianni is a recipient of Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
TAMSEN WOJTANOWSKI ('03) received her MFA from the Tyler School of Art at Temple University. Wojtanowski's practice uses a variety of alternative photographic processes to create autobiographical images exploring human disposition towards storytelling. She has exhibited her work in several solo and group shows nationally. Wojtanowski is a founding member of the artist-run exhibition space, NAPOLEON, and has taught at the Tyler School of Art, The Corcoran College of Art + Design, Arcadia University, Delaware County Community College, and The University of Connecticut. She lives and works in Philadelphia, PA.
Divergent Series is a group show exploring the multiple, the sequence, and the collection, featuring the work of Ithaca College faculty artists from the Department of Art and the Department of Media Arts, Sciences, and Studies.