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TATTOO ARTISTS IN MOTION, PART FOUR: VINCENT CASTIGLIA

Here’s video number four in our ongoing series featuring tattoo artists who graduated from FIT. Vincent Castiglia, Illustration ’04, owner of Arcanum Studio, creates chillingly lifelike work on skin. In this video, he shows off his version of the Coney … Continue reading

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IT’S THE GREAT PUMPKIN, LEONA WILSON

Hue loves autumn for all its myriad splendors: pumpkin muffins, pumpkin pie, pumpkin soup, pumpkin-scented candles…. But all that pumpkin has to come from somewhere. And as Leona Rocha Wilson, Fashion Design ’72, discovered, they’re not that easy to grow. … Continue reading

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THE RURAL LIFE IN QUEENS, PART TWO

As part of her effort to live off the land as much as she can, Ruth Harrigan ’87 keeps four chickens in her backyard. “My kids asked for a dog; I got them chickens,” she explains. She buys one-day-old chicks … Continue reading

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THE RURAL LIFE IN QUEENS, PART ONE

At first blush (and even after numerous blushes), New York City does not seem like a good place to keep bees and chickens. Hue believed that too, until we met Ruth Harrigan, Fashion Buying and Merchandising ’87. Harrigan keeps 12 … Continue reading

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HOW TO CONVINCE STRANGERS TO GIVE YOU MONEY

Hue loves it when FIT alumni follow their dreams. So does Kickstarter, the “crowdfunding” website that helps entrepreneurs gather seed money for their artistic projects. On August 5, FIT’s Office of Alumni and Faculty Relations put on Kickstarter School: Bring … Continue reading

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