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Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Pratt’s 5th Annual Design Symposium ‘ReInvents Luxury’ At Whitney Museum

Pratt hosted the Pratt 2021 Design Symposium: Reinventing Luxury on November 17 at the Whitney Museum of American Art. The annual symposium brings together the brightest minds from the fields of design, fashion, and architecture to address big topics about the future of design.

Film Daily

New York fashion designer Jiayue Ge launches her new menswear brand cerebrum

Jiayue Ge, BFA Fashion Design ’18 launched her new menswear brand “Cerebrum”.


Kristin Mallison’s tapestry corsets are a playful, punk take on femininity

Fashion designer Kristin Mallison, BFA Fashion/Apparel Design ’16, was interviewed by i-D about her latest collection ‘Le Jardin’.


Community Garden To Be Revived In Bed-Stuy: Workshop This Week

Pratt, along with several nonprofits, has organized an event at John the Baptist Community Garden in Bed-Stuy. The event will celebrate the creation of a therapeutic community garden in the neighborhood.


Salman Toor’s Emerald Green

For the New York Close Up series, Art21 interviewed Salman Toor, MFA Painting ’09, about his paintings, including “Museum Boys” (2021) which he created to present alongside canvases by Johannes Vermeer at Frick Madison as part of Living Histories: Queer Views and Old Masters.


Sara Greenberger Rafferty Captures The Void Where Shopping Used To Exist

Sara Greenberger Rafferty, associate professor of photography, was interviewed by Forbes about her current solo show at the Carnegie Museum of Art inspired by the process of shopping before and during the pandemic, such as the samples in makeup stores.


Design Educator Profile: Nida Abdullah

In a Q&A for the AIGA Design Educators Community (DEC), Nida Abdullah, assistant professor of undergraduate communications design, shared insights on teaching design, the link between practice and pedagogy, and what topics need to be addressed in design education.des

Los Angeles Times

Why a novelist of identity took a wild detour into Portuguese poetry and air disasters

James Hannaham, professor in the Writing Department, discussed his latest book, Pilot Impostor, with the Los Angeles Times.


Milwaukee Art Museum Exhibition Features Monumental New Mural by Derrick Adams

Derrick Adams, BFA Art and Design Education ’96, created a multimedia mural and sculptural installation for the Milwaukee Art Museum that is inspired by Victor Hugo Green’s traveler’s guide for Black Americans during the Jim Crow era.

National Geographic

How this artist created 1 stunning work of art, from 200 years of discoveries

Kadir Nelson, BFA Communications Design ’96, illustrated the November 2021 cover of National Geographic. It depicts two centuries of excavations from six continents: “I’m very much interested in the human story and the journey of the hero. And much of what we see in ancient Egypt, through temples and the architecture and the story on the walls, is very much about the journey of the hero.”

White Hot Magazine

The Other Art Fair in Brooklyn

The work of Pratt alum Aaron Dunkel was featured in an article covering The Other Art Fair, which took place at the Brooklyn Expo Center.


This Emerging Jewelry Brand Is Upstate New York’s Best-Kept Secret

Jewelry company En Studio was recently featured in Vogue Magazine. Cofounders Rick Van Streain Low and Malu Byrne both attended Pratt.


‘Euphoria’ makeup artist reveals change lies ahead for characters next season

Donniella Davy, BFA Photogrphy ’10, discussed her career as a makeup artist on the film Moonlight and television show Euphoria.


‘Hidden Mercy’ shines light on nuns, priests who responded to AIDS with compassion

Pratt alum Rev. William Hart McNichols was interviewed by author Michael O’Loughlin  for his book on Catholics who offered support to AIDS sufferers at the height of the pandemic. After losing his job after coming out, Hart McNichols supported himself as an illustrator.

Two Coats of Paint

Cyrilla Mozenter and Leslie Roberts: Where did we leave off?

Leslie Roberts, professor of foundation, and former faculty member Cyrilla Mozenter, BFA Art Education ’70; MFA ’72, joined in a conversation on Two Coats of Paint about their art. They both have exhibitions opening on November 11 at 57W57 Arts in Manhattan.