In October, Illustration Chair Steven Guarnaccia and Full-time Faculty member Nora Krug visited Altos de Chavon, a unique design school located in La Romana, Dominican Republic. According the the school’s mission statement:
The vigorous art and design program leads to the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in one of four major concentrations: fashion design, graphic design, interior design, and fine arts/illustration. Under a unique controlled-curriculum arrangement with Parsons School of Design, qualified School of Design graduates gain automatic acceptance into the BFA program at Parsons’ New York or Paris campus or at participating art and design institutions throughout the United States.
Steven and Nora led a week-long workshop about illustration and got the chance to share their personal experiences and work with the students of Altos. To read a little more about their visit, drop by El Amarre (here’s an English translation of the page).