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Designboom featured the recent inflatable installation in Times Square based on a design by Pratt architecture students. The installation for Design Pavilion, part of the 2022 NYCxDESIGN, was a collaboration between Pratt’s d.r.a. Lab (design research in architecture) and Pneuhaus.

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion celebrated the Class of 2022’s LGBTQIA+ graduates at the third annual Pratt Lavender Graduation. Creative director Rafael Castello, MS Communications Design ’08, who is a passionate supporter of LGBT elders through SAGE USA, was the alumni speaker.

Pratt Trustee and alumnus Derrick Adams, BFA Art and Design Education ’96, was interviewed on the Art from the Outside podcast. He discussed his practice, his passion for collage, artists who inspire him, and the importance of Black joy.

Isabella Saunooke, BFA Painting ’25, was featured by the Cherokee One Feather in a story highlighting her work on a recent Foundation Expanded installation in Myrtle Avenue Plaza.

On Tuesday, May 17, The Black Alumni of Pratt (BAP) held its fourth annual Donning of the Kente Stole Ceremony. Family members, friends, and faculty all joined in the celebration. See photos @prattbap.


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People Magazine

The Pro Files: Meet Donni Davy, the Makeup Artist Behind Euphoria’s Internet-Breaking Looks

People Magazine ran a feature on Pratt alum Donni Davy, BFA ’10, who is known for her work as the makeup artist for HBO’s “Eurphoria”


Everything You Need to Know About the FABRIC Act, the First Federal Fashion Bill

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced a new piece of legislation that would address labor concerns and worker’s rights in the U.S. garment industry called The Fashioning Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change (FABRIC) Act. The Pratt Center for Community Development has endorsed the act.

Harlem World

Harlem’s Gwendolyn B. Bennett, Visual Artist, Writer, And Journalist 1902 – 1981

Harlem World wrote a bibliographic article about Gwendolyn B. Bennet, an artist, writer, and journalist who graduated from Pratt in 1924.


Pratt Institute Show to Explore “Bold Work and Big Creative ideas”

Pratt Institute has announced the 2022 edition of Pratt Shows: Design, its annual exhibition of work by seniors and postgraduates that explores “the future of design throughout New York City,” which will run from 11 to 18 May.