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May 15, 2014
Class of 1956
Alumnus and Former News Anchor/Corespondent John Johnson
NYC Gallery Exhibit


ART SHOW: ’56 alumnus John Johnson, known to many for his work as a TV News Correspondent and Anchor, has also been a painter, sculptor and art teacher/professor — and author! His collection of artwork, “In The Spectrum,” will be on exhibit at the Walter Wickiser Gallery, from May 15th to June 14th, 2014. The opening reception on Thursday, May 15th is from 6 to 8pm. (The Walter Wickiser Gallery is located at 210 Eleventh Avenue, Suit 303, New York 10003.

Max Ginsburg, caught painting

Ruben Iglesias was kind enough to post this story on Facebook of James Gurney (of Dinotopia Fame), and Max Ginsburg (well, you know who he is!). Always glad to see great artist working hanging together!

April 15, 2014
Pharoahe Monch
MSNBC & Album Release


Art and Design alumni Pharoahe Monch (Troy Donald Jamerson) was one of the guest on “Nerdland,” the Melissa Harris Perry news program.  “Monch” discussed his soon to-be album release “PTSD” on April 15, 2014,  as well one today’s hot topic, mental illness. See Pharoahe Monch on the MHP site. Pharoahe Monch’s album release party took place in New York City at club SOBs.

April 6, 2014,
Breakfast with Art Spiegelman

imageJoin us for this special event with prolific cartoonist Art Spiegelman (Class of 1965) for breakfast and private viewing of the stained glass panels in the High School of Art and Design cafeteria. Read more>

Uh… Did You Catch That…?

lady-pink-cover On March 30, 2014, CBS news magazine “Sunday Morning” broadcast a story on a current exhibition at the Museum of New York City titled “City as Canvas” the Martin Wong Collection of street and graffiti art. Two of the three interviewees were Art and Design alumni Sandra Fabara (aka Lady Pink) and Chris Ellis (aka DAZE). To see this news story, click here. Check out the alumni pinterest board “Street/Urban/Graffiti Art” for more of Lady Pink and Daze’s art work. For information on the exhibit of “City As Canvas” at the Museum of New York City (runs from February 4-August 24, 2014) , go to museum’s web site. I Heart aRT.

March 15, 2014
THE 1st Art A& Design Draw-A-Thon, and we’re just getting started!

We can’t say enough about how thrilled we are about how our 1st Art & Design Draw-A-Thon and Fundraiser turn out. So we’ll say it with pictures! Thank you everyone for supporting our efforts to give back to the students and The High school of Art & Design.

February 20, 2014


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