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February 14, 2013
by Rachel Ellner
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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

December 12, 2012
by Rachel Ellner
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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

October 3, 2012
by Rachel Ellner
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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

March 2, 2012
by Rachel Ellner
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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

December 19, 2011
by Rachel Ellner
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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

November 30, 2011
by Rachel Ellner
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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

November 18, 2011
by Rachel Ellner
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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

November 17, 2011
by Rachel Ellner
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Watch it here! The fine art of Stephanie DeManuelle

“The filmmaker shows the way artists think and work to overcome obstacles and get past their struggles. Artists work their way through things…It verifies what art students are doing,” – Stephanie DeManuelle, Chair of Fine Arts On Monday November 14, a … Continue reading