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Hurricane Sandy photography to benefit artists’ relief

Two FIT photographer professors, Allison Wermager and Tim Soter, are participants in The New York Photo Festival presentation SANDY: Devastation, Document, Drive, a “visual document” of  Hurricane Sandy at the Powerhouse Arena in Brooklyn.  All proceeds from the exhibit benefit artists who have had … Continue reading

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Stitcher and singer Rosario Rizzo

The gowns, dresses and a harem outfit designed by the late FIT instructor Rosario Rizzo are now on display in the Pomerantz (D) lobby. Professors Anne Kong and Glenn Sokoli of the Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design Department helped create … Continue reading

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What King Tut would have worn…

… with jewelry design professor Steven Parker’s help of course. In the old days — the very old days — people shopped for pre-owned jewelry at their favorite Egyptian tomb. A lot of that loot survives today in the wings … Continue reading

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Tis the season…

…for getting together to make gingerbread houses.  Art & Design chairs, assistant chairs, the dean and assistant dean got together for team-building and some very sweet house-building last week. Houses are being donated to storm victims from the FIT community. … Continue reading

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King of Prussia is illuminated!

One of the most exciting things about King of Prussia, PA is the town’s name. Now along with the driver’s license address “King of Prussia” (officially confirming every driver in town as royalty), you also have a community with an … Continue reading

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A residency in Provincetown

This summer photography professor Jessica Wynne was one of 20 artists selected for the Freight and Volume/DNA Summer Residency Program 2012 in Provincetown, MA. The artists’ instructions were to “create new work inspired by their environment.” The DNA Gallery recently … Continue reading

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Tea Time with Wendy Yothers

Wendy Yothers’ silver and engraved glass, “Baba Yagga’s Teapots for brewing Light and Dark Spells,” were deemed bewitching enough to join the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s permanent collection last year.  Now the FIT professor’s latest teapot designs will be on … Continue reading

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Tempting us with Temptress Truffle Popcorn

For Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design Professor Veronica Romano, “presentation and packaging is everything.”   Except that Romano has a discernible palate, and an herb garden in her backyard, so what’s inside has to taste great too. Veronica Romano with Temptress … Continue reading

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The Year of Kam Mak

It began with in Year of the Rat for Kam Mak.  Since 2008, the professor of Illustration has created the drawing for the U.S. Postal stamp in recognition of the Lunar Calendar.  Last year it was vibrant kumquats that decorated … Continue reading

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Along the Hudson

These days, Professor Kingsley Parker of Communication Design,  views stretches of the Hudson River from the window of a commuter train on his way to and from FIT.  Represented in a 63-foot-long installation of sailors’  navigational routes overlaid on tarps, are … Continue reading

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