“I look back at MCAD and see it as four years where I learned technical skills, learned about art, and found out who I am.”

Stephen Rivkin ’75 is best known for his Oscar-nominated editing work on James Cameron’s Avatar, in addition to his contributions to the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, The Hurricane, Ali, and Robin Hood: Men in Tights.

Damon Stanek is an art historian specializing in contemporary art and theory, photography, and cinema studies. He has taught at Parson's the New School for Design and CUNY City College.