We are pleased to announce that Illustration faculty Lauren Redniss has been named a MacArthur Fellow. Recognizing 23 exceptionally creative individuals with a track record of achievement and the potential for… Read More
Cheap Novelties is an early testament to Ben Katchor’s extraordinary prescience as both a gifted cartoonist and an astute urban chronicler. Rumpled, middle-aged Julius Knipl photographs a vanishing city — an… Read More
Rising senior and Zankel scholar finalist, Elena Lloyd, had her first illustration published in the NYTimes Sunday review this past Sunday. Click Here to See Her Work Read More
Monday, May 16, 2016, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Bob and Sheila Hoerle Lecture Hall, University Center, UL10563 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003 Parsons’ Undergraduate students in the Illustration 4-D Class… Read More
Read this great Mashable article on 2000/01 Parsons BFA illustration grads! Peraza was an asylum seeker from Cuba, arriving in Miami as a child in 1984. Zeltser was a religious refugee from… Read More
Four Parsons illustration students were awarded by the jury financial scholarships for their work in the 2016 Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship show. The judges had to select the recipients of… Read More
Perspectives from San Francisco and New York on design in tech John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, Room U100, New York, NY 10003 There are a limited number… Read More
It is with great pleasure to announce the 8 Parsons Illustration students that were selected for the 2016 Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Show. Only 250 works were chosen from over… Read More
Redniss is shortlisted for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Science Literary Writing Award for her book Thunder and Lighting. The winner to be announced at the New School on April 11. More info can be… Read More
Feb. 9, 2016 – Archie Rand on The 613 7-9 PM Room M 101 (Bark room), 66 Fifth Ave., lobby level Rand discusses his five-year long project, The 613 — the… Read More
A weekly symposium for artist/writers working in various text-image forms: comics, picture-stories, animation, etc. at which to present and critique current work. The symposium will examine new ideas for the distribution… Read More
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ABOUT ILLUSTRATION (BFA)
This program cultivates students' vision and prepares them to translate it into a wide range of traditional and emerging media. The curriculum emphasizes visual thinking, originality, art and design history and theory, and awareness of social and cultural concerns.
For more information, including admission, curriculum, faculty, and courses, visit BFA Illustration on the Parsons website.