Six Parsons Illustration students were awarded scholarships in the 2013 Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition. Only 33 works from the 271 selected by the jury for the show from the initial 8,595 submissions received scholarships. Congratualtions to them for this incredible achievement.
Masuko Jo, $5,000 Nancy Lee Rhodes Roberts Scholarship for Odori, Jordin Isip (faculty)
Monica Ramos, $2,000 MicroVisions Scholarship for Naked Ladies 2, Jordin Isip (faculty)
Julee Yoo, $1,500 In Memory of Les Kanturek Scholarship for Offering, Nora Krug (faculty)
Annie Seo, $1,000 in Memory of Lila Dryer Scholarship for Meeting, Steven Guarnaccia (faculty)
Rachel Levit, $500 in Memory of Harry Rosenbaum Scholarship for Pool, Jordin Isip (faculty)
Chelsey Pettyjohn, $250 Leo & Diane Dillon Scholarship for To Covet, Jordin Isip (faculty)
images: Masuko Jo, Monica Ramos, Julee Yoo, Annie Seo, Rachel Levit, Chelsey Pettyjohn
This week’s student of the week is Annie Seo. She has a sophisticated graphic yet charming illustrative imagination, and specializes in hand-drawn typography, detailed embroidery work, and character design.
Scroll down to view a sample of her work and artist statement:
Annie Seo, I’m With You, Senior Thesis 1, Steven Guarnaccia
(Chosen to be sold on Fab.com in collaboration with Parsons X Fab)
Annie Seo, “Quit Following Me!”, Senior Thesis 1, Steven Guarnaccia
Annie Seo, The Pretty Spot, Junior Concepts, Sergio Ruzzio
Through her illustrations, Annie is creating a world inhabited by youthful and colorful characters. She enjoys doing witty illustrations that plays with irony and humor. She aspires to make work that can bring happiness to others and unveil as much personality and amusement. She mainly does line drawing, and occasionally paints with watercolor and gouache. She has always loved all craft related activities and has been adding embroidery to her work.
To see more of Annie’s work, please be sure to check out her website: www.annieseo.com
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)