Month May 2011

Color Wheelz is heading to the Super G!

Color Wheelz is heading to Greensboro, North Carolina to do an artist residency at the Super G starting June 4 – June 18 2011. We will be doing lots of colorful projects that involve the community, local art students and middle school art students. All of the projects are interactive and will be open to […]

graphic design 2

The graphic design 2 course focuses on design as a visual narrative as well as on understanding how to create pieces that are finished-looking (aka production). Using the principles of design and layout, students solve selling problems by creating original concepts while exploring the use of typography, photography and illustration. This class is a studio […]

Color Stories from the Parsons Block Party!

On Saturday May 21 Color Wheelz spent the day at the Parsons Block Party. We were inspired by the lovely art everyone made and their corresponding stories, which are posted below….take a listen! See all the recordings HERE ——————————————————————– Par_02 Par_03 alt : http://amt.parsons.edu/graphicdesign/?attachment_id=4706 ——————————————————————– Par_04 ——————————————————————– Par_11

Parsons Festival

Our student Jada Vogt created this cool animation for the Parsons Festival Block Party. Click below:

history of graphic design online

the online history of graphic design course not only covers graphic design from the caves of lascaux right up to phone apps, but there is also a studio component to the class. here are some examples of work by students in the online course. this project is based on a designer in the museum of […]

Graphic Design 3 Student Work

As someone who studied and worked for many years in this field, I have always wondered if any student could get what they need to go into the professional world with just a 1-2 year program. This has changed after I taught in AAS. Our students, usually pursuing a career change, are not kidding around. […]

Paperwork: Exhibition at Kravets|Wehby

Color Theory faculty member Langdon Graves will have her work included in an exhibition opening Thursday, May 19 at Kravets|Wehby Gallery in Chelsea. The show has been curated by Parsons’ MFA alumna, Nina Chanel Abney. Paperwork Curated by Nina Chanel Abney Opening Reception – Thursday, May 19, 6-8pm KRAVETS|WEHBY Gallery 521 West 21st Street, Ground […]

Teaching Color Theory: Kelli Glancey

Teaching Color Theory in the AAS Program is quite a rewarding experience. For six years now, I have sincerely enjoyed working with students from all majors, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion Studies and Fashion Marketing, helping them to experience color theory and design concepts as fundamental elements of their work. Throughout the semester, students practice […]

Golden Visit

Golden Artist Colors is a family oriented, employee owned paint manufacturer located in upstate New York.  Their products include hundreds of acrylic color, medium, molding paste and digital print ground. On Thursday, May 5, Kasia Gruda, Thomas Bosket and I enjoyed a behind the scenes visit to Golden Paint headquarters in New Berlin, NY. It […]

Learning Interactive Web – on the Web

Chances are, you’ve gotten lost or confused at one time or another in a mall, parking lot, library, museum and thought to yourself, “is it me?”. Most likely not. Someone did a poor job at architecting the building walkways, designing signage or a directory that are illegible or overly complex to understand.  As the famous usability […]