Roger Ignon ’62

Roger sponsored a memorial art exhibition for Gui Ignon, The Gui Ignon Memorial Art Show for Young Artists. Gui was father to Roger ’62, Lance ’74, and Sandy. He taught art at Thacher from 1951 to 1963 and his wife, Olga, was the librarian. Gui passed away the summer of 1963. Don Porter ’62 recalls […]

Eliza Gregory ’99

My project in conjunction with the Asian Art Museum opens as an exhibition there on¬†April 5th, and runs through¬†June 10th. It’s called Testimony, and focuses on narratives of immigration to the Bay Area. The project endeavors to both broaden and add nuance to the contemporary dialogue around immigration in the United States. Come check it […]

Stephen Huyler ’69

Stephen has co-curated an exhibition at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art entitled “Puja and Piety: Hindu, Buddhist and Jain Art from the Indian Subcontinent” that is open from April 17 to August 29, 2016. The 160 pieces of sacred art are drawn from museum and private collections and enhanced by Huyler’s photographs and videos. […]

Leslie Thomas ’82

It’s been an interesting few years. Hunter Hollins joined the board of ART WORKS Projects, an organization that I founded to create international multi-media human rights exhibitions. Right now, we’re making a documentary on prosecution of rape in war, and life is divided between Congo, Bosnia, and Colombia – though home in Chicago with my […]

Stephen Huyler ’69

Stephen Huyler is co-curating an exhibition on Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist Art entitled “Puja and Piety” at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art scheduled to open in late March, 2016. He has written a substantial portion of the catalog to be published by UC Press. Stephen continues to lead one tour of India each year […]

Heidi Evans Girardoni ’86

Johannes ’85 and I are honored to be Thacher’s Parents Association Chairs this year for several reasons. Thacher has, once again, become the central focus of our family, ever since Helena ’18 joined her sister Julia ’15 as a Thacher Toad, and being PA Chairs adds legitimacy to our frequent presence on campus. We also […]

Steve Huyler ’69

Steve Huyler (CdeP 1969) has departed from his usual focus on the arts and cultures of India to curate an exhibition at Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park, San Diego, entitled: “A Golden Age of Marketing: Huyler’s Pure Delicious Chocolate, 1874-1925.” Huyler’s Candy, founded by Steve’s paternal great-grandfather in New York City, rose to be […]

Peter Cole ’83

What a great reunion this past summer! We are all exactly the same people we were back then, with subtle refinements that only age and experience confer. I was recently invited to exhibit at the fourth New York Maker Faire (makerfaire.com) and it was amazing! I built an eight-by-twenty foot wall of varying sizes of […]