2010 Mentoring Program Teams

Theme: Answering Adversity

The theme for the 2010 YPA Mentoring Program was Answering Adversity. Each team explored this theme from a different location, offering different perspectives, insights, and creative expressions. The team’s work was previewed at Visual Connections New York 2010 and the first public exhibition was held at the Calumet Gallery in New York City on January 14-28, with a private opening on Thursday, January 13.

Toronto/Ottawa, Canada, led by Yuri Dojc
Jen Hladkowicz, Graduate—Algonquin College
Mickey Nielsen, Graduate—Ryerson
Jennifer Allison, Graduate—Algonquin College
Christos Spentzos, Graduate— Algonquin College

Dallas, Texas, USA, led by Stewart Cohen
Ashley Conde, Graduate—Brooks Institute
Donald J. Simniok, The Art Institute of Dallas

Los Angeles, California, USA, led by Edie Tobias
Elizabeth Sarah Barr, Art Center College of Design
Jeff Dojillo, Graduate—Academy of Art
Yasmin Alishav, Art Center College of Design

New York City, New York, USA, led by Stephen Mallon
Karina Voitioulevich, College of Staten Island
Stacy Swiderski, SVA
Geoff Scott, Graduate—SVA
Khrystyna Chekhlata, Pratt Institute

Columbus, Ohio, USA, led by George Anderson
Emily Pummill, Ohio State University
Chris Mumma, Columbus College of Art and Design
Kate Ramsey, Ohio University
William Figg, Graduate—Brooks Institute
Luke Snailham, Ohio State University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, led by Richard Kelly
Samantha Pribish, Graduate—Alfred University
Kelly Lanzendorfer, Point Park University
Allaire Bartel, Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Rochester, New York, USA, led by Don Cochran
Michael Conti, RIT
Jared Rube, RIT
Ted Syslo, RIT

San Francisco, California, led by Trinette Reed
Bonnie Rae Mills, Academy of Art University
Stefan Jora, Graduate—Academy of Art University
Nicole Franco, Graduate—Academy of Art University
Renee Peck, Graduate—Academy of Art University

Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, led by Nevada Wier
Stuart Palley, Southern Methodist University
Sabra Roybal, Graduate—Brooks Institute

Seattle, Washington, USA, led by Dan Lamont
Brad Curran, Seattle Central Community College
Christopher Daniel, Seattle Central Community College
Lindsey Wasson, Seattle University
Clara Ganey, Graduate—Seattle University

London, UK, led by Vicki Couchman and Justin Sutcliffe
Sarah Howe, Graduate
Olmo Reverter Fernandez, Graduate
Magnus Arrevad, Graduate
Tilly Harris, Graduate