In The Halls: Isabela

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student: Isabela

Program: Summer 4-day High School Workshops

Precollege Course: HSX 021: Observational Drawing Portfolio

Describe your personal style?
My style includes dark tones, like greys and blacks, with a splash of color.

Where do you go on breaks from class?
I go to the dining hall during lunch.

What is your favorite thing about FIT?
My teacher is very nice and the atmosphere is friendly.

Who or what inspires you?
I’m inspired by myself and the fear of the future.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
I want to travel for a while and then find a job.

In The Halls: Natalie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student: Natalie

Program: Summer High School Live 2019

Precollege Courses: HFA 024 Basic Life Drawing & HFA 147 Introduction to Painting

Describe your personal style?
My personal style includes Harajuku fashion, all things pink and pastel, and gore. I am a gore artist and am fairly known in the Instagram art community. I love taking cute things and making them disgusting.

Where do you go on your breaks from class?
I usually go to fix my makeup during breaks.

What is your favorite thing about FIT?
I love the diversity of the students and the acceptance of everyone.

Who or what inspires you?
I’m inspired by all things Harajuku, and things that are creepy and ironic. I also take tons of inspiration from Tyler the Creator, Poppy, and cute shows like the Care Bears. Japanese style and street fashion inspire me, too!

What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
I would love to become an animator and create a cartoon for Adult Swim based on my comic, “DELUSIONVILLE.”

In The Halls: Shasiry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student: Shasiry

Program: Summer 4-day High School Workshops

Precollege Course: HSX 051: Exploring Graphic Design

Describe your personal style?
I describe my personal style as edgy, trendy, comfortable, and heavily accessorized.

Where do you go on breaks from class?
During lunch, I sit down and eat with friends. I use the time to unwind and relax from class.

What is your favorite thing about FIT?
Everything is beautiful- the campus, the energy, the people. I really enjoy being here and feel very comfortable.

Who or what inspires you?
I am inspired by my own motivation and support. I’m inspired by teens struggling with mental health who are trying to do better for themselves, and by Kid Cudi, Frank Ocean, and Jesse Rutherford.

What do you want to do after you graduate from college?
I’m really looking forward to finding a job in graphic design since that is what I want to major in. I also want to continue learning about graphic design because there are always opportunities to learn.

Instructor Spotlight: Nicole Truscinski


Nicole Truscinski is an archivist at a leading American fashion company and spent several years at New York Vintage, a vintage rental showroom that caters to the fashion and entertainment industries. She is a graduate of the FIT Advertising and Marketing Communications program, along with the Fashion Merchandising Management Associate’s program. She is also a graduate of the Costume Studies MA program at NYU. Fashion and costume history are her passions, and when she’s not flipping through old issues of Harper’s Bazaar or watching classic films, she can most likely be found wandering the MET or the museum at FIT.
Nicole Truscinski teaches the following FIT Precollege Classes:
JSX 019 Fashion History: Trends Through the Decades
Teaching Philosophy:
My goal is to introduce my students to the resources and opportunities available to them and to help them lay the foundation to achieve their dreams.
 
Industry Experience/Recent Exhibitions:
  • 11th Annual Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design exhibition at the FIDM Museum in Los Angeles
  • Co-curated the exhibition Performing Fashion: New York City at NYU’s 80WSE Gallery
  • Consultant on period costume design for film

Instructor Spotlight: Darryl Glover

Darryl Glover’s fashion portfolio includes commercial, editorial, and celebrity styling, as well as costume design. Professor Glover joined the FIT family in 2008 as a student of the Continuing Education Department. After completing the Fashion Styling & Costume Design certificate programs, he joined Local 764 Wardrobe Union where he began as a costumer for the Metropolitan Opera. He also acts as a Creative Director for young artists. In 2013 Professor Glover returned to FIT to begin his tenure as a classroom teacher. He returns semester after semester with exciting new experiences to share with his students. Outside of the classroom, he spends time dressing the who’s who of Young Hollywood.

Website: www.godarrylgo.com

Prof. Glover teaches the following FIT Precollege Classes:
JSX 045: Careers in Fashion Styling

Teaching Philosophy:
Students can’t be what they don’t see. I pride myself on exposure and try to create as many opportunities for hands-on experiences as possible. I tell my students that we are all students and that the experiences we create together are the teacher.

Industry Experience/Recent Exhibitions:

  • Key Costumer – Ryan Murphy’s POSE on FX, 2018
  • Published in July 2018 issue of VOGUE Magazine (POSE FX)
  • Best Dressed List, Celebrity Stylist – Elle, Esquire, E!
  • Best Dressed – Golden Globes 2018, Caleb McLaughlin, Stranger Things
  • American Ballet Theatre, Nutcracker