Antar Gamble Hall Winner in First-Ever White House 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge!

We would like to congratulate Instructor Antar Hall on his winning 3D ornament! Congratulations Antar!! What was your initial reaction when you found out? I was incredibly excited and had to share the news with my parents right away. Has winning this award changed anything for you? It’s garnered a lot of attention for me and my use of 3D modeling software and 3D printing from people I know and many I don’t, both in the U.S. and globally. A lot of this is thanks to being on LinkedIn allowing the news of my ornament to reach people I typically would not […]

Illustration Interview

Meet our Instructor,  Joan Chiverton! So, tell us a little about yourself… I’ve been an artist and illustrator my whole life. Recently I’ve discovered I really enjoy etching, monoprinting and silkscreen printing. I make it a point to sketch wherever I go. I often bring etching plates to concerts and jazz clubs and work directly on them at those venues. I’m currently represented by The Old Print Shop, where I’m showing a new series of musician etchings this fall. I’m on the Board of Directors of the Society of Illustrators. I teach at the Fashion Institute of Technology, and Harbor […]

How to Design and Merchandise an Accessory Line

Meet our new Instructor, Art Veloira! He will be teaching SXF 218 How to Design and Merchandise an Accessory Line, starting October 30, 2014! So, tell us a little about yourself… I moved to New York in the summer of ’96, and immediately found a job in a costume jewelry company. For the last 18 years, wherever I lived and live, worked and work, I always walked the block of 39th Street, between 7th & 8th Avenues, five days a week. To this day, I would sometimes still stop and think how lucky I am to be working in the […]