Category Student News

Special Events for Alumni/Students of Color: 10/21 Community Brunch, 10/26 Portfolio Review, 10/27 Exhibition Closing Reception

(under)REPRESENT(ed) Community Brunch Saturday, October 21 from 11am-2pm 6 East 16th Street, Wolff Conference Room 1103 Alumni of color and Students of color are invited to break bread, reflect and strategize around experiences of race and identity at Parsons and within creative industries. Please RSVP: tinyurl.com/underrepresentedbrunch   Fb event: https://m.facebook.com/events/140287143172344?ref=content_filter    …………………………….. (under)REPRESENT(ed) Portfolio Reviews Thursday, October 26 from 6-8pm Starr […]

Avery Youngblood, AAS Graphic Design ’18, Wins Beyonce’s Formation Scholarship

Upon its release, Lemonade, Beyonce’s sixth album, was hailed as an incisive piece of social commentary exploring love, infidelity, race, power and oppression. A cultural and commercial juggernaut, it spawned a stunning “visual album” that premiered on HBO, a world tour, and 12 singles that appeared on the Billboard 100 charts. In honor of the one-year […]

WALLPAPER PROJECT

Advanced Screenprint Digital / Michael Kirk, Instructor The screenprints in this room are the result of an assignment to create a repeatable module using up to four layers of color to make “wallpaper.” In devising their patterns the students were asked to view the wallpaper as a form of installation and to reflect on an […]

Mind Map for Registration

As the director of the AAS Graphic Design program, students often ask me about classes they are considering for the next semester. Last week, I sat with Iku Okada, a first semester student to discuss her upcoming spring semester options. Iku used mind mapping, a method of visually organizing information around a central theme or […]

Immersion Graphics

This past week, Graphic Design 1 students visited The Cooper Hewitt to see the exhibition How Posters Work, curated by Ellen Lupton, to further their historical understanding of the graphic design field and to get some inspiration for an upcoming project. One highlight was The Immersion Room which uses digital technologies to let visitors explore […]