The UArts Alumni Association brings together more than 17,000 artists, performers, designers, entrepreneurs, teachers, doctors, lawyers and countless other professionals both within and outside of the arts. These are their stories.
Born in Finland, Minna has lived in the U.S. for years now and is owner of her own Fishtown shop, the Craft Foundry.
Sarah is the Broadway originator of Sister Mary Patrick, the joyful, uninhibited and beloved nun from "Sister Act."
The creative pair has been partners at the Carbone Smolan Agency for the last 35 years.
Jason is co-owner of Paradigm Gallery + Studio, one-third of the film/animation team Juggling Wolf, and a commercial and fine art photographer.
Andrew founded ADMK (Andrew Dahlgren Machine Knitting), a project dedicated to exploring new uses for knitting techniques.
Dan is quickly becoming the most acclaimed purveyor of authentic Texas barbeque this side of the Rio Grande.
Frank took his fine arts degree a long way after graduating from the University of the Arts—all the way to Mars.
In the nine years since he graduated from UArts, Craig has traveled the world creating innovative work for an impressive array of clients.
The Disney "Imagineer" spends his days brainstorming and creating models of buildings and designing special effects and illusions for its theme parks.
Veronica is a visual effects coordinator for Sony Pictures Imageworks.
The former Marine Corp combat photographer is now documenting the daily activity of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.
Michele developed Autism Expressed, an online platform that allows students with autism to learn basic Internet-literacy skills.
As founder of Masters of None, Sharif stays true to his tagline: making "the provocative, the funny and the cool" in the form of housewares and accessories.
tony, who stopped capitalizing his name in college, is founder and artistic director of the award-winning youth theater company, Shine!
Casey is an art jeweler who works as a designer at Robert Procop Creative Studio, a high-end jeweler on Rodeo Drive.
Nicole owns her own boutique, N.R.S., located on East Passyunk Avenue in the heart of South Philadelphia.
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