Just on the heels of our great news from yesterday, comes another great MFA Illustration and Chroma story! Miki Golod work is on Words Without Borders website, where his autobiographical graphic novel is featured- AND- breaking news! Miki is going to be a speaker at the NY Comics Symposium. WOW! Come hear Miki on August 11. Their site will be updated with location shortly.
– ©Miki Golod
The payback from Chroma, our MFA in Illustration Visual Thesis Show, ’14. just keeps
Jennifer Merz was signed on for a multiple book contract by a literary agent who saw and loved Jenn’s Sew Strong book- the story of the Triangle Factory Fire. Thanks to Professor Carmile Zaino who introduced the two through her class. Congratulations, and good luck, Jenn!!!
Julie Muszynski has just joined the ranks of the adjunct faculty at Parsons School of Design. Julie~ Congratulations and good luck to you!
Our new year is underway, and work begins again. For Cristy Road, first year MFA student, it seems as if she does not stop!
Check out what Cristy is doing beyond her new classes~
ON DISPLAY NOW* Y QUE? EXHIBITIONJune 13 – Sept. 8, 2014
@Mexic-Arte Museum, 419 Congress Ave, Austin, TX
The Young Latino Artists (YLA) exhibition has historically provided Latino artists under the age of thirty-five with professional-level museum experience and exposure. Curated by Más Rudas Chicana art collective based in San Antonio, Texas, Y, Qué? includes Latina artists cultivating an artistic vocabularies to understand the world around them. Their artistic languages at times converge and diverge, as they all work towards resolving conflicts that derive from questions related to race, class, cultural identity, gender, and sexuality. Selected artists include: Natalia Anciso, Daphne Arthur, Nani Chacon, Audrya Flores, Suzy Gonzalez, Alexis Herrera, Las Hermanas Iglesias, Annette Martinez, Senalka McDonald, Awilda Rodriguez Lora, Cristy C. Road, Linda Lucía Santana, and Fabiola Torralba. For More Info please Visit: http://mexic-artemuseum.org/exhibitions
4TH ANNUAL BEDSTUY PRIDE
September 7th, 2014
@Herbert Von King Park, Bedstuy, Brooklyn, NY
The Audre Lorde Project’s Safe OUTside the System’s (S.O.S) Collective will host the 4th Annual Bed-Stuy Pride to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, two spirit, transgender and gender-non-conforming people of color living in the Bed-Stuy community.
BI/PAN/FLUID AWARENESS DAY Hosted By LGBT Student Services
September 23rd, 2014
@Auraria Campus, Denver, CO
Lecture and workshop. More details TBA!
READING & WORKSHOP AT UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
October 8th, 2014
@University Of Illinois, More Details TBA
Reading from Spit and Passion, as well as performing a workshop on healing through Art. More details TBA!
You go, Cristy!!! We are looking forward to more details and more great news!
We do not know how she does it, but here is Maria, freelancing, writing her thesis, attending classes, school work, personal life AND, check this out- delivering a workshop!
This will be a real treat- we are so happy to others know you and recognize what we know about you, Maria! Good luck!!!
Children’s Book Author Workshop
A one-day workshop led by author/illustrator Maria Carluccio.
September 28, 2014
This workshop is designed to nurture and guide each person to tell his or her own individual story. Students are invited to bring stories to class or they can work on a new story with Maria’s guidance. The class is an extensive overview of the process of children’s books from ideation to finished proposals. We will also partake in exercises and demonstrations created to encourage experimentation with storytelling. By the end of the workshop each student will have developed a story of their choosing plus we will review strategies and resources used to present work to publishers and agents. *If the student is interested in sketching page layouts and/or color art they will get feedback and guidance in that area as well. http://curiousonhudson.com/class-details.php?id=291
Martin Wittfooth will not be teaching until the Spring semester,
but there is much to learn from him in this interview on clawclaw.com, highlighting his evocative, surrealistic, masterful paintings.