Tag: Society of Illustrators

  • Enchanting High Art Earns Recognition

    Enchanting High Art Earns Recognition

    Oscar Yohe Tapia is a finalist among thousands of entries from more than 60 countries in the High Art competition this year. He is a student in Illustration Professor Anthony Freda’s Advanced Pictorial Problem Solving class. Tapia’s entry started as a class assignment. Tapia’s digital creation, “Little One,” is a colorful fantasy “that brings to mind the…

  • Ode to Jianrong Lin’s “Momentum” series

    Ode to Jianrong Lin’s “Momentum” series

    “I think human bodies look best when in motion,” says Illustrator Jianrong Lin, (’16), of “Momentum,” his series of athletes in the heat of competition. Lin’s exquisite work evokes images depicted on ancient Greek urns. “What men or gods are these?” one might be inspired to ask, as the poet John Keats did of the “mad pursuit” of…

  • Eight FIT students, a record in Society of Illustrators’ competition

    Eight FIT students, a record in Society of Illustrators’ competition

    Babies of wire confetti, a crowned rabbit, little girls watering topiary, a vet mechanic, and skeletal love, are among the themes of the eight FIT student illustrations selected by the Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition. The field was narrowed from 8,700 entries. According to the Society, the judges made their choices based on “quality of…

  • Fashion illustrators meet-up @ the Society of Illustrators

    On May 21 at the Society of Illustrators, FIT Illustration profs. Bil Donovan, John Jay Cabuay and Carlos Aponte went on a motion-filled painting and drawing spree and provided commentary of their work. As an engaged audience of fellow FIT faculty, students from FIT, Parsons and SUV, as well as curious fashionistas looked on, the…