— Class of 1986

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May, 2019

Dawn Clements ’86, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Dec. 4, of breast cancer. She was an artist and educator based out of Brooklyn and represented by Pierogi Gallery. She is known for her large-scale panoramic drawings and paintings using multiple sheets of crinkled paper. In addition to her numerous gallery exhibitions, her work was included in the 2010 Whitney Biennial and is in permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art (NYC), the Tang Museum (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) and the Saatchi Collection (London, England), among other institutions. She taught classes in fine arts at the Rhode Island School of Design, Maryland Institute College of Art, California Institute of the Arts, Brooklyn College, and Princeton University. She received many awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts in 2012, the Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship in 2013, and the Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship in 2015. She is survived by her mother and three brothers.

Mar, 2019

Carolyn M. Robinson ’86, of Washington, D.C.; Oct. 14, 2017, from pneumonia exacerbated by pulmonary arterial hypertension. She was a programmer analyst at ABT Associates for 21 years. She was known for her pop music knowledge and abiding support for D.C.’s sports teams. She is survived by her spouse, Angela E. Taylor ’87; a son; two brothers; two nieces; and a nephew.


May, 2018

Carol Bremer Gamblin ’86, of Houston; Dec. 20, after a long illness. She worked for the Houston Human Health and Services Department before settling down and raising her family. She volunteered at local veterinary clinics and at the Houston Zoo. She is survived by her husband, Philip; two daughters; her mother; a sister; and a brother.


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