Tag: COVID-19

  • Drawing Heroes Tall

    Never has Dr. Anthony Fauci appeared taller than in Prof. Johanna Goodman’s view of him. The elongation – a common theme in Goodman’s illustrations – is particularly fitting. It would have been impossible to consider on-campus classes this fall without the mRNA vaccine technology (pioneered by Dr. Katalin Karikó) that Dr. Fauci championed starting 20…

  • Williams Perez captures four seasons of a “crazy” year

    “They’re like photos of the crazy year of 2020 — spring, summer, fall, winter,” says Williams Perez about his four-panel illustration with scenes from his desk that depict each season.  For Perez, a recent Illustration grad, getting a running start to his career took place mainly from his home studio. Perez’s other topics often have a similar…

  • Artful and Profound COVID Scarves

    Students in Professor Susanne Goetz’s Screen Printing Scarves (TD316) class were inspired to create pandemic-themed designs as their final project this semester. “Some are thoughtful, some humorous,” says Prof. Goetz who is internationally recognized as a textile designer and educator. Students were asked to design a contemporary screen printed scarf accompanied by a storyboard with…

  • Dolls With Deep Stories

    Dolls With Deep Stories

    “My original goal was to make the most beautiful doll in the world,” says Fine Arts sophomore Jada Hairston. “I wanted my dolls to be pretty objects. What else could dolls be, right?  But as I was developing my college portfolio in 2018, I realized that’s kinda boring. I was writing my artist’s statement and…

  • Bengali women serve as inspiration for CFDA award winner Mohua Goswami

    Admiration and inquiry of Bengali women are at the center of award-winning knitwear design major Mohua Goswami’s CFDA collection. Goswami’s work showcases the free-flowing and personalized styles of the Bengal region in eastern India, where her family roots are. They are also influenced by the multicultural region around Pune, a city inland from Mumbai, where…