Posts Tagged Illustration

ON THE COVER
Fall 2017

This issue has a special innovation theme, so we needed a very special cover to set the stage. We got one, thanks to the spectacularly talented Anita Rundles, BFA Illustration ’13. She created an elegantly dressed 18th- This issue has a special innovation theme, so we needed a very special cover to set the stage. We…

OH, THE PLACES WE’LL GO!
FIT faculty, alumni, and students envison the future in ways both fantastical and practical

Illustrations by Diana Schoenbrun MFA ’16 (Featured image) “An organism, like a synthetic silk moth, that extrudes a fiber quickly, organically, and with minimal environmental impact, then feeds it into a machine that weaves or knits it into clothes on demand.” —Michael Ferraro, executive director of the FIT/Infor Design and Tech Lab (Above) “Virtual and augmented…

KATEE BOYLE
Illustration ’89

Katee Boyle is a painter and metalworker in Chadds Ford, PA. Her mixed-media, abstract paintings each tell a personal story. Using traditional blacksmithing techniques, she forges masks, dresses, chastity belts, and corsets, “castoff shells of experiences I’ve had, armors that I no longer need, experiences I no longer want to revisit.” She learned the trade…

ZACHARY CAVALUZZI
Illustration ’16

Zachary Cavaluzzi put on an exhibition of eight “Tape Babes” at Lambs and Wolves, an edgy hair salon in Red Bank, NJ. He created the wild-haired bombshells with colored tape on wood or foam board, then sealed them with a fluid medium to make a traditionally fleeting art form permanent. He was inspired by the…

Antonio

If you think it’s intoxicating to look at images by renowned fashion illustrator Antonio (1943-1987), imagine what it was like to pose for one. Susan Baraz could tell you. In the early ’60s, soon after she and Antonio left FIT ( both majored in Illustration; Baraz, ’62, graduated with honors), she modeled for him. The illustrations, many of…

IRVIN RODRIGUEZ
Illustration ’13

Irvin Rodriguez paints lifelike nudes in natural settings. He photographs his models in parks in Brooklyn and Staten Island, then sketches and paints from the most evocative image. He is inspired by portrait painters of the 19th century—including John Singer Sargent, Anders Zorn, and Joaquín Sorolla—but includes more people of color in his canvases to…

JENNIFER LILYA
Illustration ’92

JENNIFER LILYA paints lively fashion illustrations, usually in black ink and diluted acrylic, for editorial,designers, and special events. She has illustrated features for Elle and Cosmopolitan, done preliminary sketches for Katy Perry’s costume at the 2010 American Music Awards, and drawn guests at the CLIO Image Awards as party favors. Her book, Fashion Illustration Art:…

DANIEL REYES MOZESON
Illustration ’07

DANIEL REYES MOZESON is a photographer who focuses on murals in New York City. His work helps street artists promote theirs, and he was instrumental in documenting 5Pointz, an outdoor graffiti gallery that was destroyed in 2013. He is the lead photographer of StreetArtNYC.org, and his photos have been exhibited in various nontraditional galleries, as…

Chalk a Block

In the fall, for the second year in a row, 45 Illustration students and 10 alumni created chalk murals on the exterior of the Pomerantz Center, impressing passersby with all manner of subjects, including an anxious ostrich, a galloping grim reaper, and an epically messy cheeseburger. Rather than drawing with chalk sticks, most students painted…