SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE January 7, 2013 Listed south to north Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts. LOWER EAST SIDEMonsalvat, a project by Merkx & Gwynne / Bureau / 127 Henry...Show More Summary
The program uses music, dance, theater and visual arts to teach children about "the secrets:" friendship, kindness, imagination and gratitude.
New York Fashion Week is less than a month away, and the visual/sartorial savants over at the School of Visual Arts’ MPS Graduate Fashion Photography Department are busy putting the finishing touches on the line-up for the third annual New York Fashion Film Festival. Show More Summary
From the creators of the visual novels Chaos;Head and Steins;Gate comes the anime adaptation of their latest game, Robotics;Notes. While at first the Robotics;Notes anime seems like little more than a near-future high school slice-of-life story, it soon devolves into a myriad of different stories, often of completely different genres. More »
David Ebert sends this along: Purdue University School of ECE Faculty Position in Human-Centered Computing The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for a faculty position at any level...Show More Summary
What do we do on a weekend when there were (finally) no major sneaker releases? Look at old school Nike print ads, of course. Nothing but nostalgia and visual porn [...] The post A Look Back: Another Round Of Vintage Nike Print Ads appeared first on The Smoking Section.
Post by Jill BaughmanPretty sure each and every one of us had to read The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald when we were in school. Whether ya liked it or not, Nicholas "Nick" Carraway's narration of what happened to him and his neighbors during the Roaring '20s made this book one of the great American novels. Show More Summary
Paolo Visonà, of the University of Kentucky, works with an Italian archaeologist to uncover the base of a Roman funerary altar. (Credit: Photo courtesy of UK School of Art and Visual Studies) Over the summer a team of faculty and students from University of Kentucky discovered evidence of not just one lost community, but two in northern Italy. Show More Summary
SACRAMENTO, CA — A popular visual arts teacher at St Francis High School was killed while taking pictures of an oncoming train. Police said 52-year-old Kathy Carlisle was on train tracks near the campus of St Francis, taking pictures of an approaching train, when she was struck from behind by a train travelling in the opposite direction. Show More Summary
https://www.epiced.org/epic-schools Raleigh, NC- December 4, 2012—Epiced.org, a US Department of Education supported online community of practice, launched its School/District Locator today. This visual database tool creates networking opportunities for schools and districts engaged in digital learning transitions. Show More Summary
Ethan Young was born in 1983 in NYC to Chinese immigrant parents. After attending the School of Visual Arts for one semester, Young left to pursue an illustration career. His first graphic novel, “Tails: Life in Progress”, was awarded the Gold Medal for Best Graphic Novel during the 2007 Independent Publishers Book Awards. Show More Summary
An in-house team at UC unveiled a radical new visual identity this month. Over the past decade, the fiscal crisis of higher education has unfolded across the University of California system. And when a school has lost billions--really, billions--in state funding, engineering a new identity isn’t the first issue on the list. Show More Summary
School of Visual Arts student Katie McElroy resourcefully combined the benefits of a headlamp with the aesthetics of a cephalopod with a unique hat called The Octolamp Read the full article on MAKE
The deadline is November 30 for the group’s annual VES Student Award, recognizes outstanding achievement in visual effects on any project that was created by a student or group of students while attending an accredited school (more info here). The winner will receive the award at the 11th annual VES Awards Show set for February 5, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton.
Dr. Rohit Varma, a leading eye specialist and epidemiologist at the University of Southern California's Keck School of Medicine, has been named head of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, pending approval by the UI Board of Trustees.
This medical innovation, based on collaborative research by Drs. Marco Mercader, M.D., a cardiologist; Matthew Kay, D.Sc., a biomedical engineer; and Narine Sarvazyan, Ph.D., a physiologist, at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences...Show More Summary
Our class "Designing a Phenomenon," taught by Brian Collins and me, is an intensive fourth-year honors class at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. It is solely focused on a designers' ability to influence and change behavior. Show More Summary
Last week I moderated a discussion at the School of Visual Arts called "Taking Custody: The Double Life of the Artist Mother," which was organized by Cathleen Cueto, an artist who is expecting her first child this year. I thought readers might like to join the conversation, so here are the intro and questions we prepared for the discussion. Show More Summary
Colors are a cornerstone of early learning, and these books help to foster kids' enjoyment in the visual world from infancy and through grade school. From Warhol and the design world (Orla Kiely, Alexander Girard, Pantone), to nature (Planting A Rainbow) and classics from Leo Lionni and Eric Carle, there's something for everyone here. Show More Summary
John Maeda, the President of the Rhode Island School of Design, and a pioneer of computer-based visual art at the MIT Media Lab, will take the stage at RoadMap, on November 5th in San Francisco, and talk about leadership, design and connected culture.