Category Archives: Events

“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

Professor Tuomas Korpijaakko at the New York Art Book Fair

Professor Tuomas Korpijaakko (Publication Design) will be joining Booth N37 on Saturday and Sunday for the release of F Magazine, Issue 7: Paranoia. 

F is a periodic print-only publication that began as a magazine about a magazine, but is increasingly an actual magazine. 

F issue 7: PARANOIA out Sep/Oct 2018
Editor-in-chief: Adam Marnie
Art Director: Tuomas Korpijaakko

Printed Matter, Inc. presents THE NY ART BOOK FAIR
September 21-23, 2018
Preview: Thursday, September 20, 6-9pm

Free entrance

HOURS AND LOCATION

Preview Thursday, September 20, 6-9pm (Ticketed)

Friday, September  21, 1-7pm

Saturday, September 22, 11am-9pm

Sunday, September 23, 11am-7pm

MoMA PS1 is located at 22-25 Jackson Avenue on 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY.

NYC Media Lab Summit: Sept. 20th and 21st

NYCML’18 is a snapshot of the best thinking, projects and talent from across the City’s industry and university ecosystem. Through thought-provoking discussions, hands-on workshops, and 100 innovative demos, attendees will consider pressing issues related to digital media innovation.

https://www.summit.nycmedialab.org/

Email Prof. DeRosa (aderosa@qc.cuny.edu) for a discounted ticket of $15. [This is a steal for these two days of programming]

 

Portfolio Success: Strategies for Professional Development

SEPTEMBER 22 @ 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Type Directors Club
347 W 36th St Suite 603
New York, NY

A panel discussion on creating effective design portfolios. We will explore the role portfolios play in a successful design career now and in the future and will ask, are traditional portfolios still relevant? If so, what does a successful portfolio look like and what kind of projects should be included?

Panelist will discuss what clients and employers want to see and which abilities industry leaders consider most important? You are invited to join the discussion as we look at new ways of teaching and explore emerging trends in effective portfolio development.

Tickets are $10, available here

Panelists

Christina Black
Vice President, Creative Director
Showtime Networks Inc.

Michael McCaughley
Lead Designer at OCD

Holly Tienken
Assistant Professor
Communication Design
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

Peter Lusch
Assistant Professor
Dept of Art, Architecture & Design
Lehigh University

(Typography credit: Escalator from XYZ.)

LGBTQ Comics Festival August 18th & 19th

Flame Con, the world’s largest queer comic con, returns for its fourth year. Featuring a two-day comics, arts and entertainment expo, showcasing creators and special guests from all corners of the LGBTQ fandom. It features thoughtful discussions, exclusive performances, screenings, cosplay and more!

Geeks of all types are invited to attend and celebrate the diversity and creativity of queer geekdom and LGBTQ contributions to pop culture.

Flame Con 2017 brought together the queer fan community on an unprecedented scale. Drawing in over 6,000 attendees and nearly 200 creators to the two-day event, Flame Con continued to remain New York City’s largest queer comic con.

AIGA Career Day – May 17th

Wanted Career Day

As NYCxDESIGN 2018 welcomes thousands of professionals to the city, AIGA NY has partnered with WantedDesign, Core77 and its jobs platform Coroflot to host “Wanted Career Day” at WantedDesign Brooklyn on Thursday, May 17th from 4:00 to 7:00PM

Campus Event for Students interested in Graphic Novels and Illustration

The QC French and Francophone club is hosting an event called Making Your Degree a Career, will be held on Wednesday, May 2nd from 12:15-1:15 in Powdermaker Hall: Room 153.  The purpose of the event is to bring together students who study languages, literature and the arts to realize the importance of their degree and the doors that it could open for them.  The main speaker is Nadia Shammas, a Brooklyn College graduate who will talk about how she raised money to fund her career, bringing together artists to form a graphic novel focused on health issues.  Moreover, other speakers will discuss how their internships kickstarted their careers, and how they used their degree to form a career.  Current QC students will talk their internships with Tech Incubator, a group on campus that helps early stage student ventures build successful technology companies.