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Student Art Shows - FIT May 7th and Society May 8th

MAY 4, 2009
On May 7th and 8th are two student art shows in New York City which contains loads of great art!  Both are open to the public and free to attend.  I hope to see a bunch of you at these openings!

First, the Fashion Institute of Technology Senior Exhibition
Opening reception: May 7th,

Time: 6-8pm
Dates of the show: May 8th-19th, 2009
Address: Museum of The Fashion Institute of Technology, E Building
27th Street at 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10001

Thank you to the judges Fernanda Cohen, John Rocco and Mike DiIoia (Discover Magazine) for helping select a great show.


"Shaken Baby Syndrome" by Yuling Deng. Yuling is a student of mine and will be receiving a Bronze Medal for this piece on Thursday! She's also received Best In Show from Creative Quarterly and recently been accepted into CMYK and 3x3 Student Competition. She's got a bright future ahead of her!
Here are some works that will be in the show: (Upper left to lower right)Francesca Mirra, Regina Ng, Inga Poslitur, John Brody. John Brody also was accepted into the Society's Student Scholarship Competition this year.
Then, the following evening, I will put on my Chairman Suit and help host the:

Society of Illustrators - 2009 ANNUAL STUDENT COMPETITION
Awards Presentation and Opening Reception

Reception: FRIDAY MAY 8, 2009 6:00 - 9:00PM

Admission is free!
Exhibition May 6 - June 6, 2009

It would be great to see all the fellow Drawger's there!  Every year art directors, designers, reps and illustrators come to this opening.  The last two years have been packed houses and spilling out into the street!  Here are some pieces I dig from the show.  Student Show

I also will be giving out $60,000 in scholarship money Friday night!  It'll be a blast!



Eika Yokoyama, School of Visual Arts
Nate Meltzer, School of Visual Arts
Chiaki Uchida, Academy of Art
Leonard Dente, Massachusetts College of Art and Design