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FACULTY NEWS AND NOTES

Don Albright, professor, Undergraduate Communications Design, has been working on original Bradbury books with three specialty publishers, including Gauntlet Press, PS Publishing, and Subterranean Press.

History of Art and Design Visiting Instructor Monica Bauer’s “Prinzessin” exhibition was shown at Amos Eno Gallery in DUMBO this September.

Niko Courtelis, visiting assistant professor, Undergraduate Communications Design, created a mural series called NYCamo, which is based on the shapes of New York City’s five boroughs.

Carol Crawford, detail from Atlantis, 1995-2010, mixed media, 38 x 12 inches Carol Crawford, adjunct assistant professor, Interior Design, will show her mixed media constructions and photographs in an exhibition, titled Another Time, Another Place,” at Atlantic Gallery in Chelsea, New York, from November 2–27. Crawford’s three-dimensional landscapes are intended as visual metaphors for the passage of time. She will be at the gallery every Saturday from noon to 6 PM and at opening receptions Tuesday, November 2, and Saturday, November 13, from 5–8 PM.

Student proposals titled “Cultural Infrastructure as Urban Gateway” from Undergraduate Architecture Professor Theoharis David’s studio were the subject of an exhibit and roundtable discussion at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia, Cyprus from Sept. 25-Oct. 7.

Work by Eleonora Del Federico, Ph.D., professor, Mathematics and Science, was recently featured in the Dutch publication De Ingenieur. View the article here.

Diane Kaufman Fredette, visiting professor, Construction/Facilities Managaement, organized a May 26 reception for Pratt’s Spring 2010 Celebration of Scholarship at Dagher Engineering. Approximately 100 students, alumni, recent graduates, and current and former faculty members participated in tours that highlighted Dagher’s sustainable features.

Jose Gonzalez, visiting assistant professor, Graduate Architecture and Urban Design, will serve as a juror on the eVolo 2011 Skyscraper Competition panel. More information is available here.

Veronica Lawlor, adjunct professor, Undergraduate Communications Design, participated in Urban Sketchers international symposium, a three-day workshop in Portland, Oregon, hosted by Pacific Northwest College of Art. See an interview with Lawlor from the symposium here.

Photography by Igor Molochevski, lab manager, Digital Arts, was exhibited in “Art Live 2010” at Chair and the Maiden gallery through October 3. To view works from the show, please visit http://artliveworld.com/.

James Murray, visiting assistant professor, Design Management, was appointed executive director of design and product development at Simon Pearce, Inc.

Mario Naves, visiting instructor, Continuing and Professional Studies, exhibited recent paintings at Elizabeth Harris Gallery. More information on Naves’ show is available here.

Jon Otis, professor, Interior Design, spoke on “The Culture of Design” 2010 Power Panel at IIDEX/NeoCon Canada on September 24. More information on this panel is available here.

 Scott Santoro, adjunct associate professor, Undergraduate Communications Design, participated in the 24th International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno 2010.

Sarah VanOuwerkerk, Buffalo -Antelope Island, Utah , 2009, sepia print, 24 x 24 inches

Jon Weiman, brochure for Pink Lotus jewelry, 2010Sarah VanOuwerkerk, professor, Film/Video and Photography, will exhibit work in photography through December 31 as part of  “Pony Express, Revisited,” an exhibition at The Frazier International History Museum in Louisville, Kentucky.

Jon Weiman, adjunct professor, Undergraduate Communications Design, has received a 2010 American Graphic Design Award from Graphic Design USA and a 2010 Certificate of Excellence Award from the Art Directors Club of New Jersey's 47th Annual Awards Competition. Both awards were for a brochure design for Pink Lotus, jewelry inspired by ancient cultures.

 

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