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Arts Hall of Fame

To be eligible for nomination to the Arts Hall of Fame, candidates must have graduated from Trinity Prep a minimum of 10 years prior to selection. The committee will consider TPS alumni who are actively pursuing careers in the arts, including the visual arts, performing arts, literary arts, television, film, and multi-media.

Stephanie Albertson '84

Stephanie Albertson designs, creates, and markets jewelry. Her collection, Stephanie Albertson Jewelry, can be found in more than 40 fine jewelry stores and galleries throughout the United States. Continue Reading

Sarah Ali '91

Sarah Ali's discovery of the world of art was one which actually discovered her and almost save her. When Sarah was diagnosed with lupus, she fell into a severe depression, and art was her way out. Continue Reading

David Barquist '75
David Barquist is the H. Richard Dietrich Jr. curator of American decorative arts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. He is world renowned as an expert in decorative arts, which takes him around the globe for lectures and exhibits. Closer to home, his expertise is tapped to support the White House, Dept. of State and other historic collections of American artifacts. Continue Reading

Julia Clift '05

Julia Clift is a Philadelphia-based artist, writer, and educator. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in fine arts in painting and English literature from Washington University in St. Louis, she studied under the painter Odd Nerdrum in both Norway and France. Continue Reading

Brian Covington '77

Brian Covington is a principal interior designer with Ferguson & Shamamian Architects, LLP. As a Trinity Prep student, Brian designed scenery for all the school productions, including ”You Can’t Take it With You,” ”Diary of Anne Frank,” ”Little Mary Sunshine,” ”Ten Little Indians,” ”Black Comedy,” and ”The Boyfriend.” Continue Reading

Brooke DeRosa '97

Brooke DeRosa is a composer and songwriter as well as a classically-trained pianist and soprano vocalist. Her love of music led her to branch out, teaching herself guitar, playing in several Brooke bands, and learning how to DJ. Continue Reading

Lawrence Ivy '72

Lawrence Ivy worked in China photographing temple inscriptions in the mountains of Huangshan for a book on Taoist prayer. He started to exhibit his own photographs and concentrated on publishing his own books. Continue Reading

Anne Juergens

Anne Juergens started working at Trinity Prep the year it opened in 1968. She taught here for just under 20 years and said, “It was a great, wonderful, and exciting time.” Mrs. Juergens attended Bennington College where she ... Continue Reading

James Kitchens '92

James Kitchens is a Florida-based artist with two decades of experience in art and metal work. In addition to his extensive studies in art, He has a background in anthropology, quantum physics, and eastern religions and holds a degree in philosophy with a minor in studio art. Continue Reading

Gilles Lorin '90

Gilles Lorin has combined his passions for photography and antique artworks by photographing art collections around the world and has participated in the publishing of a number of art books and catalogs. Continue Reading

Miles Polaski '98

Miles Polaski is a sound designer, composer, and musician. While at Trinity Prep, he acted in both school and civic productions and directed during his senior year. He was a member of the forensics team and performed humorous interpretation, dramatic interpretation, and duo interpretation. Continue Reading

Anne Sandefur '06

Anne Sandefur, a professional dancer, is originally from Orlando and graduated from Trinity Prep in 2006. She then attended Duke University, where she received degrees in ... Continue Reading

Josh Shader '95

Josh Shader is a talent-friendly independent producer focused on from-scratch development of feature film, television, and digital projects. Recently, Josh served as co-executive producer on Starz’s first unscripted series... Continue Reading

Laura Shubert ‘82Laura Lacambra Shubert, daughter of a Basque father and American mother, grew up in Florida and Spain and chose art as a career at an early age. Beginning in sixth grade, Laura had a strong desire to be an artist and took classes in art throughout high school. Continue Reading

Brian Tolen '90
Brian Tolen is the Art Director and Superintendent at The Nassal Company in Oviedo, Florida. He graduated from Trinity Prep in 1990 and attended Maryland Institute College of Art. In 1989, Brian won BEST IN SHOW at the Winter Park Arts Show, and the piece was later displayed in Orlando Museum of Art. Brian is known for his background art work on Journey to Atlantis at Seaworld, one of his first major projects. Continue Reading