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August 28, 2012
by Rachel Ellner
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Meet Oliver Amato-Muzzy

Please welcome Oliver, the latest member of the photography department’s extended canine family. The five-year-old Smooth Fox Terrier was adopted from a Rhode Island rescue facility by Ron Amato, chair of the photography department and his husband Seth Muzzy. “He’s changing every … Continue reading

July 8, 2011
by Rachel Ellner
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“My Italian Experience”

“Bringing everything I learned from FIT into this new ‘world’ was challenging and exciting,” writes Alex Lilja of his PH311 International Photographic Study and Practice abroad experience. The summer program, led by incoming chair of FIT’s photography department, Ron Amato, included two weeks … 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