Category: BFA Fair

A BFA Fair to Remember

By , October 4, 2013 5:20 pm

There was a lot of meeting and greeting yesterday between perspective BFA students and representatives from the departments of Art & Design.  There were also Admissions, Registrar, and School of Liberal Arts officials in attendance, all to help third semester AAS students identify their Art and Design futures.

Fashion Design Department’s team:  Prof. Lisa Feuerherm, director of study abroad program in Milan, Chair Colette Wong and Prof. Karen Scheetz.

Prof. Larry Langham, undistracted by superhero action, discussing the Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design major.

Terry Blum, Director and Prof. Kathy Neely talk Computer Animation and Interactive Media with  perspective students.

Talking ad design with professors Birgit Schwarz-Hickey and Joe Stalluppi.

 Chair Sarah Mullins talking boots, bags and bangles, and how to apply to the Accessories Design Department.

Advertising design student reps talking shop.

Lots of good communicating from the Communications Department.

 Chair Suzanne Anoushian on hand to listen and to advise.

Always time for a glam shot with Sara Petitt from Fabric Styling.

Questions were answered truthfully, whether or not you wore Abe Lincolns on your sleeve.   

For application information please go to Admissions.

Photos: Rachel Ellner

BFA – A Fair to Remember

By , October 5, 2012 4:31 pm

your hosts from the Dean’s Office, Amy, Ashley & Kim

A roomful of expertise — department chairs, professors and student advisers — were on hand at the BFA Fair on October 4th to speak with students interested in art and design BFA majors. “Students often don’t realize the offerings and the vast number of programs available to them,” says Professor Ellen Goldstein from accessories design. “The BFA Fair opens their eyes to a vast number of opportunities.”

Suzanne Anoushian, chair of communication department with prospective BFA student

Professor Anne Kong from visual presentation and exhibition design talking to students

“We talked about everything from job opportunities to majors and ours being more 3-dimensional,” said Professor Anne Kong.

Prof. Birgit Schwarz-Hickey from advertising design talking with students

Fashion design chair, Colette Wong talks to a curious student

“The BFA Fair is a wonderful opportunity for all Art & Design students,” says Colette Wong, chair of fashion design. “It’s informative even for students who know what their major will be. They learn more about the study abroad programs and any lingering questions get answered.”

Prof. Frederun Scholz of graphic design providing guidance

Prof. Sarah Mullins & Vasilios Christoflilakos, chair of accessories design

Prof. Sandra Krasovec advising prospective student of packaging design

“I had a very important conversation with students about what they can do after graduation,” said Jeff Way, assist. chair of fine arts. “We have graduates who come to the classroom to talk about what they are doing.”

Student advisors & textile design BFA majors Gabrielle Marino and Samantha Dines help out behind the swatches

Sara Petitt, chair of textile surface design

Ramon Campos holding an octopus  prototype made by alum Andres Garza

 Ramon Campos, a student adviser, switched to toy design after completing his AAS in illustration. He was on hand to help prospective students navigate the waters.



photos: Rachel Ellner


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