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Last week, Kia Weatherspoon ’10 presented her graduate thesis to a team of jurors at the Corcoran College of Art & Design.
The thesis was a hospitality project in Washington DC, to turn a historic municipal building into a luxury hotel. “I got the perfect feedback you’d want to hear from any hospitality project,” she said. “Four out of five jurors said ‘I want to stay at that hotel.’”
For Weatherspoon, who earned her BA in Interior Design from Moore College of Art & Design, it was the perfect way to cap off her graduate studies. At Saturday’s commencement exercises at…
The Philadelphia Foundation’s Community Art Gallery Presents: MAKING OUR MARK: STUDENTS AS TEACHERS.
EXHIBITION DETAILS: May 1 through August 23, 2013 Mondays through Fridays 9 AM to 5PM The Philadelphia Foundation 1234 Market Street, Suite 1800 Philadelphia, PA 19107-3704 215-563-6417 | www.philafound.org
Moore College of Art & Design’s MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations is designed to impart the specific skills needed to strengthen the teaching of individuals with disabilities. This exhibition features the art produced by students with challenges, along with original art from their teachers.
Read the letter below addressed to Art Education Graduate…
Moore adjunct faculty member Tara O'Brien is featured in the WHYY segment below. She is the Director of Conservation and Preservation at the Historical Society of Philadelphia in addition to teaching Graphic Design at Moore. Monica Rogozinski, producer of the WHYY Friday Arts Art of Food segment, has won a James Beard award. It’s like the “Academy Awards” for foodies. She submitted three pieces for consideration for the award, one of which was the segment Historical Foodies, which is based on Ellen Emlen’s cookbook. Tara designed and managed the publication of the facsimile of the book.
At next week’s Spring Fashion Show, Sharon Phillips Waxman will be at the back of the tent, headset on, calling the shots.
Waxman is owner/president of SPW Productions LLC, the company that produces the fashion show. She is also an adjunct professor at Moore. She has taught the Fashion Show Production class each spring for more than ten years.
Under Waxman’s guidance, seniors are involved in every aspect of the fashion show, serving on various committees, from music to models, hair and makeup to backstage and lighting. One person from each committee reports on their progress each week.
“I taught modeling…
SCHEMATIC PRESENTATION & DIALOGUE Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 1:30 PM Great Hall, Moore College of Art & Design
This is the first public forum, featuring a review of thesis concepts and schematic designs by MFA candidates in Interior Design. Guest critics, students and the public are invited to participate in an informal discussion and offer observations about the strengths and weaknesses of the designs under development; your comments could provoke future decisions for the projects.
For Immediate Release
May 7, 2013
(Philadelphia, PA) Two Moore faculty members have been awarded Knight Foundation grants. The Knight Arts Challenge Philadelphia is a $9 million initiative to draw the best and most innovative ideas out of local organizations and individuals seeking to transform the community through the arts. This year there are 43 winners in the Philadelphia Knight Arts Challenge:
Christopher P. McManus, adjunct faculty of Photography & Digital Arts and the MFA in Studio Art, received $13,000 to manage CITYWIDE: A Collective Exhibition. CITYWIDE seeks to unify Philadelphia’s artist-run collectives in a month-long series of exhibitions and events.…
Courtney La Prince lived in nine different foster homes before the age of 17, but at Moore, she found her family.
“I really love the school and I’m really happy,” she said. “I always wanted to feel part of a family or that people cared about me. But here I feel like they do.”
La Prince, a senior graphic design major, explores the issues of foster youth and education in her thesis presentation, now on view in The Galleries at Moore. Her thesis includes four info-graphic posters and a video documentary, where she interviews students who grew up in foster care…
Lauren (Orloff) Dougherty ’08 is on the move.
The fashion design alumna travels to different cities each week as a stylist for fashion expert/commentator Lilliana Vazquez.
As Vazquez’s assistant, Dougherty helps pull together looks for fashion segments on daytime television programs such as the Today Show, the Steve Harvey Show, the Rachael Ray Show, and more.
“I work behind the scenes with all the producers,” Dougherty said. “Everything that goes on air I approve with Lilliana, from the outfit to the shoes to the accessories. I also pitch ideas for segments to the network.”
These pitches can range from “how to…
Jazmin was Out & About in Philly at The Franklin Institute, a leadership conference at Temple University, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts' exhibition The Female Gaze and at The Switcher Show where she had a good laugh with friends.
The Philadelphia Foundation’s Community Art Gallery Presents: MAKING OUR MARK: STUDENTS AS TEACHERS
Opening Reception: Wednesday, May 1, 5-7 PM
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org Moore College of Art & Design’s MA in Art Education with an Emphasis in Special Populations is designed to impart the specific skills needed to strengthen the teaching of individuals with disabilities. This exhibition features the art produced by students with challenges, along with original art from their teachers.
EXHIBITION DETAILS: May 1 through August 23, 2013 Mondays through Fridays 9 AM to 5PM
The Philadelphia Foundation 1234 Market Street, Suite 1800 Philadelphia, PA 19107-3704 215-563-6417 | www.philafound.org…