Posts Tagged: Art Institute of New York City

The Show Must Go On

The Art Institute of New York City is closing and that reality is felt every day now. The doors will shut in Summer 2017 but already the hallways are a lot emptier; sometimes positively echoey. There are longer any new

The Show Must Go On

The Art Institute of New York City is closing and that reality is felt every day now. The doors will shut in Summer 2017 but already the hallways are a lot emptier; sometimes positively echoey. There are longer any new

Take a Seat

I’m starting the new year by posting my last article of 2015 for FashionUnited.com. I am happy to say that I will be increasing my writing for them in 2016 and have been informed that 2 of the Top 10

Take a Seat

I’m starting the new year by posting my last article of 2015 for FashionUnited.com. I am happy to say that I will be increasing my writing for them in 2016 and have been informed that 2 of the Top 10

The Plight of the Misunderstood Genius

Teaching fashion design has its moments… It’s not all basic princess seams, zipper insertion and welt pockets; it offers opportunities for fully lined, shoulder padded, head-to-toe sequined, handkerchief-hemmed hilarity (No, really, it does.) I meet such variety of the human

The Plight of the Misunderstood Genius

Teaching fashion design has its moments… It’s not all basic princess seams, zipper insertion and welt pockets; it offers opportunities for fully lined, shoulder padded, head-to-toe sequined, handkerchief-hemmed hilarity (No, really, it does.) I meet such variety of the human

Fair Trade; Cameroon

Proud Professor Moment: I have written about this past student on the blog before but her recent successes combined with how she continues to challenge herself to make a difference in the world made her perfect for a feature on

Fair Trade; Cameroon

Proud Professor Moment: I have written about this past student on the blog before but her recent successes combined with how she continues to challenge herself to make a difference in the world made her perfect for a feature on

It’s Portfolio Time Again!

Today’s article for FashionUnited.com is a review of the Art Institute of NYC’s recent Portfolio Show. Here are a few photos as a taster… But for plenty more and garments as well, continue here…

It’s Portfolio Time Again!

Today’s article for FashionUnited.com is a review of the Art Institute of NYC’s recent Portfolio Show. Here are a few photos as a taster… But for plenty more and garments as well, continue here…

Art Institute of New York City Spring 2016 Fashion Show

The AINYC show was held last night as part of New York Fashion Week’s official schedule and I went along to review as the resident professor-journalist. While it is difficult to be utterly objective with students I know so well, what I

Art Institute of New York City Spring 2016 Fashion Show

The AINYC show was held last night as part of New York Fashion Week’s official schedule and I went along to review as the resident professor-journalist. While it is difficult to be utterly objective with students I know so well, what I

When Boy Meets Girl Meets Boy…

Here in my latest for FashionUnited I discuss something I’m noticing a lot in my classroom… Most fashion students naturally embrace a level of gender nonconformity. Already equipped with a counterculture rebelliousness, they are taught to decode garments and approach

When Boy Meets Girl Meets Boy…

Here in my latest for FashionUnited I discuss something I’m noticing a lot in my classroom… Most fashion students naturally embrace a level of gender nonconformity. Already equipped with a counterculture rebelliousness, they are taught to decode garments and approach