what’s hAPPening? Lecture!

Monika Maniecki, MFA alum ’11 and now, MFA faculty, will speak on Tuesday night, Oct. 16 in the Katie Murphy Amphitheatre on her love for painting on her IPad. She has mastered the art of using ART RAGE and will share it with us. Monika will share the stage with illustrator Laura Tallardy, who has illustrated AND developed her own app, Mermaid Fashion Show. Laura has the whole how-to in a very revealing and generous presentation on how she conceived, designed, illustrated and sold her app! The FIT community is welcome!  6-8 pm. Light refreshments!

MFA Thesis Reading: Marguerite Dabaie, MFA ’13 on Women in Middle Eastern Comics

Marguerite Dabaie, who in May 2012 completed her thesis, “Women in Middle-Eastern Comics,” will explain her thesis-writing journey, from her initial idea, through her research  to the unique opportunities that have arisen since completion. She will also read a passage from her thesis and encourage everyone that completing one is indeed, possible!

Open to MFA students
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, 6pm  SF 102
If you are from the FIT community and would like to attend, please email melanie_reim@fitnyc.edu




Tomi Ungerer rose to prominence in the late 1950s as the creator of acclaimed children’s books—”I dare say, no one was as original,” Maurice Sendak once ventured. Ungerer’s creativity also encompassed iconic 60s protest posters and lavish books of erotica; but when his work was banned, he risked fading into obscurity. This film performs a laudable act of rediscovery by capturing his incredible personality on camera and bringing his artwork to life through enchanting animated sequences.

  • 1:45 PM, Sat. Nov. 10, 2012 – SVA – Tickets become available on Friday, October 12, 2012.
  • 11:30 AM, Tue. Nov. 13, 2012 – IFC Center – Tickets become available on Friday, October 12, 2012.