Category Archives: BFA Show

Finishing touches. Fine Arts graduating student show opens May 6

This year’s Fine Arts thesis exhibit, “Not Gonna Hold Your Hand,” includes the work of the 17 BFA graduating seniors. The “defiant and exultant” title,  says Prof. Joel Werring, was chosen by the students. It suggests “This is my life. … Continue reading

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Joe Zee reflects on FIT’s graduating fashion design talent

“These people…I don’t know who they are, but I know they’ve traveled from four corners of the world to come to FIT.   “They blow me away with their talent, and if that’s what they are doing at the school … Continue reading

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Holly Jo’s Staged Reality

On a day leading up to the BFA photography exhibit, Holly Jo Schnaudigel was looking over her “Staged Reality” photo printed on crêpe georgette and backed with chiffon. The cinematic portrait shows a rapt t.v. viewer wearing negligee and curlers. She’s a gal … Continue reading

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Show in Milan is a “runaway” success

No style-conscious person comes back underdressed from Italy.  For fashion students studying in Milan, fantasies like these led to winning designs:  A wedding dress for a funeral made of tied-together men’s shirts, adorable toddler rain gear and gladiator-styled leather-woven dress. … Continue reading

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Eitan Gamliely’s first runway takes

Photography student Eitan Gamliely got his first opportunity to photograph a fashion runway show, the Future of Fashion graduates collection on May 1. He captured a wide range of looks. There was:   Child’s play Racy Billowy Almost office-like and … Continue reading

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Yecca Zeng champions the Chancellor’s Award

It requires some poking around and some leading questions to find out the extent of the awards, scholarships, internships and leadership recognitions Yecca Zeng (’12) received on the way toward her BFA in fashion design.  The short list: presidential scholar,  outstanding … Continue reading

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FIT in Milan student work hits the runway

Waking up in Milan, you might think, is inspiration enough to create high fashion. But it’s just the start of the day for BFA fashion students studying at FIT in Milan.  In addition to 120 hours of classwork at the … Continue reading

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