Parsons Illustration seniors Kristin Chae, Kristen Davis, Annalise Olson, Annie Seo, and Meghann Stephenson, and recent graduates Leah Goren, Katie Gross, Masuko Jo, Su-kyung Lee, Rachel Levit, Chelsey Pettyjohn, Monica Ramos, and Julee Yoo (class of 2012) were selected by a distinguished jury to appear in the 2013 Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship exhibition. Only 271 works were chosen from a record 8,595 submissions. Congratulations to them and their teachers!
Scroll down to view the selected works or go to: Parsons Illustration Program Winning Images
Kristin Chae, Happy Birthday, Noel Claro (faculty); Underground, George Bates (faculty)
Kristen Davis, Go to the Devil, Junior Concepts, Sergio Ruzzier (faculty)
Leah Goren, Kurosawa Pattern, James Yang (faculty); Bees Pattern, Jordin Isip (faculty)
Katie Gross, Play Ball 01, Printmaking, Scott Nobles (faculty)
Masuko Jo, Odori, Senio Thesis 2, Jordin Isip (faculty); Wifi, Senior Thesis 2, Jordin Isip (faculty)
Su-kyung Lee, The Bedroom, Senior Thesis 2, Jordin Isip (faculty)
Rachel Levit, Pool, Sr. Thesis, Jordin Isip (faculty); Philip Larkin, Sr. Thesis, Jordin Isip (faculty)
Annalise Olson, Skeleton Parade, Senior Thesis, Steven Guarnaccia (faculty)
Chelsey Pettyjohn, Commandments: To Covet, Senior Thesis 2, Jordin Isip (faculty)
Monica Ramos, Naked Ladies 2, Jordin Isip (faculty); Blue Eyes, George Bates (faculty)
Annie Seo, Meeting, Senior Thesis, Steven Guarnaccia (faculty)
Meghann Stephenson, Wet and Dry, Junior Concepts, Sergio Ruzzier (faculty)
Julee Yoo, Offering, Independent Study, Nora Krug (faculty)
Julee Yoo, Whim, Senior Thesis 2, Frank Olinsky (faculty)
Aya Kakeda gave a wonderful, insightful, humorous, and inspiring presentation of her work, both commercial illustration and fine art, to this year’s Parsons Senior Illustration class on Friday, September 21st in Kellen Auditorium.
Aya is currently in a three-person show, “Creamy Cat”, at gallery onetwentyeight in NYC. It is up until September 30th. Check it out if you can.
The cover and end pages of American Illustration 31 was done by Parsons Illustration alum Zachary Zezima (2009). You can see more images on his blog. It was designed by Paul Sahre and Erik Carter. See it in book form here. Come celebrate its publication at the AI-AP Party on Friday, Nov. 9.
Zachary Zezima, American Illustration 31
Check out the interview with the excellent Katie Turner, Illustration alum (’10), at you, me & charlie.
Katie Turner, Gimme Brains
Senior Thesis faculty Jordin Isip is included in Space//Form, a group exhibition curated by Sven Davis at Breeze Block Gallery in Portalnd, Oregon. The opening reception is Thursday, Sept. 6th, 6-10 pm.
Space//Form centers around notions of the architectural landscape. Over 100 of the most relevant young contemporary artists were each given an identical 10×10 inch panel and invited to create a work depicting their interpretation of space and form within either the constructed or the natural environment. Artists include: Adam Wallacavage, Alex Lukas, Chloe Early, Clayton Brothers, Doze Green, Eric White, Gary Taxali, Geoff McFetridge, James Marshall (Dalek), Jeff Soto, Jim Houser, Kozyndan, Kristen Schiele, Mars-1, Matt Leines, Maya Hayuk, Rich Jacobs, Rostarr, Tim Biskup, and Wayne White.
Guy Delisle, author of Pyongyang, Shenzen, and Burma Chronicles will be showing at Housing Works. Come out for a night of conversation, a presentation of his work, and signing!
Presented by Drawn & Quarterly, Housing Works, and Desert Island
126 Crosby Street
Tuesday, April 24th 7pm
Click here for more info.