Los Angeles based Art Director and Portfolio Center alum Phil Mimaki sends along this great image of the ‘1st day of school 1999… and the comments posting are flying across cyberspace as no painting soaks up color like wonderful memories… “I still have that shirt. What a riot. Was this the 80’s. Why am I wearing that jean jacket. Oh! my the crazy Russian. I just may print this out. Man, I had hair back then. This pic was before my first cell phone. And these were the days when Napster was sort of was legal. I couldn’t find you. I forgot you had hair. Those were a great two years. Changed my life.” Indeed!!! and what a grand class!
New students 1999 above are: Phil Mimaki, Eleanor Dickinson, Buddy Higgs, Alexey Ikonomou, James Chung, Ellen Sales Westing, Murilo Luciano, Jason Wyche, Elizabeth Richardson Dinerstein, Boushra Almutawakel, Christy Briggs, Amy Deskin, Mike Brady Art, Paul Janzen, Michael Brady, Kiki Smith Gunn, Greg Wilson, Cornelia Bowen Gregory, Tony Banasiak, Lauren Petrilli, George Lukin, Elizabeth Griffith, Mike Hanley, Michael Warfield, George Lükin, Lyndi Marie Parrett, Cheryl Zibisky, Ashley Geoffroy Austin, Jonathan Petersen, Tracy Sword, Todd Hammell, Roger Stephens, Allison McAuley, Matt Covington, and Spyke Allapitchay.