Category: School of Art and Design

  • Tara Morton: Fashion and Diplomacy, Perfect Together

    Tara Morton: Fashion and Diplomacy, Perfect Together

    Talk about multi-tasking. Tara Morton (AAS, Fashion Design, ’14) is New Zealand’s  ambassador to Spain. She was recently appointed ambassador to the Holy See as well and was greeted by Pope Francis. Ambassador Morton is also accredited to Andorra, Malta, Morocco, and has had postings in New York, Cairo and Baghdad. “Every day is different,”…

  • Merry Christmas from the School of Art and Design!

    Merry Christmas from the School of Art and Design!

    This GIF is for you! It was created by Damaris Chamorro, ’24, in Prof. Anthony Capparelli’s Pictorial Problem Solving class. For a holiday card assignment, students learn to add movement and motion to their work. Chamorro, a recipient of The School Art League Trustrees Award, enjoys working with mediums that include drawing, painting, photography and mosaics…

  • … And He Scores! Professor Capparelli and the NHL

    … And He Scores! Professor Capparelli and the NHL

    For Illustration Professor Anthony “Tony” Capparelli, the National Hockey League is a passion, but you won’t find him on the ice! He’s been dubbed “The Michelangelo of the Meadowlands” by hockey historian Stan Fischler and has been described as “the world’s most diverse sports artist.” The NHL has been keeping Prof. Capparelli busy. He recently…

  • Professor Craig Berger Knows His Way Around

    Professor Craig Berger Knows His Way Around

    Few individuals navigate their paths as adeptly as Prof. Craig Berger, Chair of the Spatial Experience Design, Graphic Design, Packaging Design, and Advertising and Digital Design departments. He not only excels in finding his own way. He also extends a helping hand to others seeking direction. Recently, Prof. Berger spearheaded a team at the blue-chip…

  • Yudi Kaufman: Making Interior Design Firms Better: Business Development, Licensing, Sustainability

    Yudi Kaufman: Making Interior Design Firms Better: Business Development, Licensing, Sustainability

    A decade after graduating in Interior Design as a Presidential Scholar, Yudi Kaufman (BFA ’13, MS ‘15) runs his own business, YKD Associates, servicing both interior designers and creatives. In just a few years, he rose from intern to vice president at a boutique interior design firm in Manhattan. Now one of his most ambitious…