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October 7, 2011
by Rachel Ellner
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Donovan @ The St. Regis Dior Suite

“Dear fashion illustration aficionados—I have been waiting for this renovation,” announced Illustration professor Bil Donovan via email.  The “renovation” just happened to be the Dior Suite at the New York St. Regis. “I was ecstatic to have the opportunity to do … Continue reading

September 9, 2011
by Rachel Ellner
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Suprema Jusil!

Jusil Carroll,  newly minted FIT fashion design grad, won the Supima Design Competition yesterday with a collection the department’s Assistant Chair Steven Stipelman called “simply breathtaking.” Supima, an organization that promotes American Prima cotton, teamed up the leading design schools, which in turn nominated … Continue reading

May 31, 2011
by Rachel Ellner
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Fashion illustrators meet-up @ the Society of Illustrators

On May 21 at the Society of Illustrators, FIT Illustration profs. Bil Donovan, John Jay Cabuay and Carlos Aponte went on a motion-filled painting and drawing spree and provided commentary of their work. As an engaged audience of fellow FIT … Continue reading

April 8, 2011
by Rachel Ellner
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How to become a creative director? Hint: “Don’t take ‘no’ for an answer” says Joe Zee

On April 5th, three creative directors and proud FIT grads, spoke to a packed  house.  “What Makes a Good Creative Director?” was a School of Art & Design Town Hall Event moderated by Prof. Joshua Williams. Topics ranged from what to accept … Continue reading

June 24, 2010
by Rachel Ellner
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Black History Month–photos, controversy, conversation

“Discussions about ‘blackness’ continue to be provocative,” noted Dr. Erika Massaquoi, Assistant Dean of the School of Art & Design in opening remarks at Spring 2010 Dean’s Dialog,  “Beyond Black History: Multicultural Trends in Photo Documentary Practice.” photo: Keisha Scarville The … Continue reading