“Melted City”, a show curated by Parsons Illustration faculty Jordin Isip and Filipino artist Louie Cordero opened on March 24th at Blanc Compound in Mandalyuong, Philippines. The ten person works-on-paper show (five artists chosen by each curator) includes Parsons Illustration Program alumni Hiro Kurata (’04), Hazel Lee Santino (’12), and Paula Searing (’11). The other artists are Vic Balanon, Patrick Cruz, Robert Gutierrez, Rob Leecock, Matt Leines, Jacob Lindo, and Yuji Maruyama. The exhibit runs through April 14, 2012.
“Melted City” was reviewed by The Manila Art Blogger. Read it here.
Melted City flyer, image by Robert Gutierrez
Hazel Lee Santino, "Hagley Woods"
Paula Searing, "What It's All About"
(left) Robert Leecock, "2012: Enter the Dragon"; (right) Matt Leines, "#122"
Hiro Kurata, "Portrait of a Slugger"
Parsons Illustration Alum Hiro Kurata’s (’04) solo exhibition, “Play the Right Game,” opens tomorrow, July 22nd, at Common in Tokyo, Japan. The show runs until July 31st.
PS126 / Manhattan Academy of Technology is holding its annual Art13 Benefit Auction on Tuesday, June 21st. The auction helps to fund the school’s art program, as well as being an opportunity to showcase work by the students of school. The event is being hosted by Cey Adams of Def Jam records and will be held at Lombard-Freid Projects.
The auction includes work from current and recent Parsons Illustration Faculty members Melinda Beck, Gregory Benton, Edward del Rosario, James Gallagher, Jordin Isip, Tara McPherson and Chang Park as well as Illustration Alumni William Hatch Crosby, AJ Fosik, Hiro Kurata, Paula Searing and Hazel Lee Santino. Jordin Isip helped to organize the event and collect the work. Over 50 students from PS126 will also be featured in the exhibit.
Clockwise, starting at top left: Chang Park, Hiro Kurata, Edward del Rosario, Tara McPherson, Hazel Lee Santino, AJ Fosik.
Tickets are $20, or $10 for students. The auction runs from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. (bidding on items ends at 8).
518 West 19th Street
New York, NY 10011
More about the event.
Online gallery for PS126 students.
Some of the artwork donated for the auction.