Monthly Archives: October 2018

New ARTS370 class added to Spring 2019 schedule

Brand Identity and Systems Design

Course Number: ARTS 370-VT
Class Number: 56769
Day & Time: Wednesday W 1:40 PM – 5:50 PM
Instructor: Andrew DeRosa
Prerequisite: ARTS-241 & ARTS-242

In this course students will create visual systems composed of a variety of design artifacts for representing the core values of an organization and help it engage with their audience.

ARTS 370 Classes – Spring 2019

Brand Identity and Systems Design

Course Number: ARTS 370-VT
Class Number: 56769
Day & Time: Wednesday W 1:40 PM – 5:50 PM
Instructor: Andrew DeRosa
Prerequisite: ARTS-241 & ARTS-242

In this course students will create visual systems composed of a variety of design artifacts for representing the core values of an organization and help it engage with their audience.

 

Physical Computing

Course Name: ARTS 370-VT: Special Topics in Design
Class Number: 16254
Day & Time: Wednesday 1:40PM – 5:30PM
Instructor: Danne Woo

Using a keyboard and mouse is not how we interact with each other in the real world, so why do we still use these archaic tools to communicate with our machines? In this course we will be focusing on how we can design physical interfaces and use microprocessors like the Arduino, along with sensors, motors, knobs, switches, cameras, etc. to allow humans to more naturally interact with digital and physical installations.

No prerequisite required.

 

 

Shoot. Edit. Post.

Course Number: ARTS 370-VT: Shoot.Edit.Post
Class Number: 16258
Day & Time: Monday 8:10 AM – 12:00 PM
Instructor: Kathryn Weinstein
Prerequisite: none

This class will introduce the use of iPhone as a tool to shoot, edit and post photos/videos. Through lectures, exercises and assignments, students will work with a variety of free and low-cost camera and editing apps, hone skills in visual storytelling, and explore strategies to maximize the potential of social media to engage audiences.

 

 

Typeface Design

Course Name: ARTS 370-VT: Special Topics in Design
Class Number: 16257

Day & Time: Sundays 1:00PM – 4:50PM
Instructor: Thomas Jockin
Prerequisite: ARTS 242

This course will enable students to learn the tools of modern typeface design and take students through concept generation and creating a digital font. This is a great elective course for students interested in communication design and user experience design.

Note: Apple Computers are required for this class, the software isn’t available for a PC.

 

Animation 2/3

Course Name: ARTS 370-VT: Special Topics in Design
Class Number: Course Name: ARTS 370-VT: Special Topics in Design
Class Number: 43613
Day & Time: Fridays 2:00 PM – 5:50 PM
Instructor: Dustin Grella
Prerequisite: ARTS193 VT: Intro to Digital Animation and ideally at least one other animation course

Students with experience in animation production will be exploring the experimental documentary genre to create a 1-2 minute complete animation that can be used for presentation in publications or film festivals. Topics we will cover during the course of making the film will be writing a creative brief, audio recording, storyboarding, concept art, animatics, shot lists, file organization and presentation of the film. Students are required to have taken ARTS 193: Introduction to Digital Animation and ideally at least one other animation course, however, if you have questions about your skill level please feel free to contact Professor Grella at dustin.grella@qc.cuny.edu.

Students interested in completing a 2-4 minute animation can contact Professor Grella to discuss ideas and taking this course for two consecutive semesters.

Professor Grella is an animator and documentary filmmaker whose work has screened at Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals as well as the Museum of Modern Art, has been published in the New York Times and has won the Walt Disney Award at the Ottawa International Animation Festival.

https://vimeo.com/channels/animationhotline

 

 

Daniel Zender featured in Communication Arts!

Daniel Zender  (Design Foundations and Illustration 2)
Conforming to his own artistic vision, this Brooklyn-based illustrator is mastering uncanny beauty.

Last October, Daniel Zender did something you have probably never done: he went to Easter Island on a whim. In truth, the word whim doesn’t really capture the passionate curiosity that led to Zender’s adventure. The illustrator, 31, has an affinity for mysterious phenomena and traditional art that goes back to his childhood. “I was an X-Files kid,” he recalls. “I was into aliens and Area 51 and just weird stuff.” From early on, he was fascinated by Easter Island, “a place that took a long time to understand and still is not fully understood.” His interest had been dormant until he recently happened on a book about the Chilean island at a stoop sale near his Brooklyn home, and started wondering how he could actually get there.

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3-month creative residency with 72andSunny–Apply by Nov. 30

2019 is almost here and so is the next session for 72U!

72andSunny would like  to invite graduates and recent graduates to apply to our coveted creative residency program – 72U.

72U is a three-month creative residency within 72andSunny that explores the intersection of art, technology and culture.  Throughout the residency, they will collaborate with a diverse team of creative risk takers who will ideate, create and make something really amazing that has an impact on culture.   We are looking for the very best talent and would like your help in spreading the word.

The Session will run from February 11th – May 3rd, 2019 ,  Apply for the Los Angeles Winter 2019 72U residency at www.72u.org  Deadline to apply is November 30th. #art #losangeles

72U Winter Creative Residency

“Design Your Learning” Workshop

The Tech Incubator will be hosting an open house for the “Design Your Learning” class on Oct. 22, during free hour. See detailed information below. The class is very interactive and hands on. At the open house, you will get a taste of some of the concepts and tools you will learn in this class.

Topic: Design Your Learning Open House

Date: Oct. 22
Time: 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Location: Kissena Hall 1, Room 06
Address: 64-19 Kissena Blvd, Flushing NY 11367

Please rsvp via this link: https://goo.gl/forms/EIfhuqWhXPnaL8jC2?

Design Your Learning” is based on a ” Designing Your Life ” class offered at the Stanford University taught by Dave Evans and Bill Burnett.

This class is open to all students and to the general public, offered by the Tech Incubator at Queens College (TIQC).

This class will focus on:

  • Foundational or core skills, including confidence building, communication, learning how to learn, learning to use a set of tools for reframing questions, generating ideas, prototyping experience, decision making and taking actions
  • General career readiness, including a set of tools for job search and networking

 

We will introduce a specific set of tools to you that will enable you to

  • Think about your learning view, your work view and your life view
    Find a balance along four dimensions: Work (Study), Love (Social, Relationship), Play and Health? apply learning to all four dimensions
    Come up with alternative plans for your future
    Prototype conversations and experiences for your plan
    Learn to reframe questions, make choices, make decisions, take actions and tell stories

Jiacheng Guo (aka Rex) selected to present at AIGA NY Warm-up on 10/25/2018

Jiacheng (Rex) Guo (class of 2018) has been selected to present at AIGA NY Warm-up on Oct. 25, 2018!!!!

His presentation will be followed by Jon Contino’s talk – Brand by Hand

DATE AND TIME
Thu, October 25, 2018
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
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LOCATION
Parsons, The New School
63 5th Avenue
Tishman Auditorium Rm U100
New York, NY 10003
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To find out more and reserve a ticket visit

National Portfolio Day

Thinking about graduate school?
National Portfolio Day Sunday, Oct. 28
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

The New School – University Center
63 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10003

Representatives from the following schools will be reviewing portfolios and talking to prospective students about their graduate programs. Find out More and Register to attend

Alfred University School of Art and Design
Art Center College of Design
Boston University School of Visual Arts
CalArts (California Institute of the Arts)
California College of the Arts
California College of the Arts
College for Creative Studies
College of Architecture and Design at Lawrence Technological University
Columbus College of Art & Design
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Drexel University Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Fashion Institute of Technology
George Mason University School of Art
Laguna College of Art + Design
Lesley University College of Art and Design
Maine College of Art
Maryland Institute College of Art
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Moore College of Art & Design
New Hampshire Institute of Art
New York School of Interior Design
Oregon College of Art and Craft
Otis College of Art and Design
Pacific Northwest College of Art
Parsons School of Design
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pratt Institute
Purchase College SUNY: School of Art & Design
Rhode Island School of Design
Rochester Institute of Technology
San Francisco Art Institute
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
School of Visual Arts
SMFA at Tufts University
Suffolk University- Art & Design
Syracuse University College of Visual & Performing Arts
The University of the Arts
Tyler School of Art Temple University
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Michigan Stamps School of Art & Design
University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts
University of the Arts London
Virginia Commonwealth University
Washington University in St. Louis

Thinking About Graduate School?

SVA is hosting Graduate Admissions Preview Night

Preview Nights give prospective graduate students an overview of graduate programs offered as well as tips about the application process. Come meet with Graduate Admissions staff and discuss your interests. You need to register to attend.