November 23, 2009

ONLINE SPOTLIGHT: Sam Wohl

Sam Wohl, Fine Arts

            Sam Wohl graduated Pratt in 2007 and currently works and lives in Shanghai, China. His energetic paintings and drawings were featured in a group show in 2008, Vivid Wild, at Fort Gallery in Oakland, California; as well as a solo show in 2005 at Nuez Bar in NYC. Sam's work ranges from illustrations to public projects. 

The most interesting project is Nuclear Squirrel Nuclear Winter. The project involves hiding caches in plain sight disguised as forms of urban public plumming or electrical work. Contents may be simple necessities, day to day valuables, or useless, superficial objects. These time capsules are locked and hidden throughout Brooklyn. 

Visit Sam's website to learn more about Nuclear Squirrel Nuclear Winter and discover where these caches are hidden.

Post: Angel Ucci

November 16, 2009

INTERSHIP FAIR!











This Friday, November 20th, Career Services will be hosting the sixth annual Internship Fair. Representatives from over sixty companies in the New York City area who are seeking interns in all majors will attend.

Come to The Student Union from 12-2 if you are searching for an internship this spring or summer, or to just check out what's available for the future!

For the complete listing of attending companies and more information visit the internship fair website.

Post: Angeline Ucci

November 11, 2009

GET LINKED!






















November 13, 2009 Pratt Institute's Career Services Department will host The Professional Arts Organizations Fair. The objective of this fair is to boost student enthusiasm regarding professional networking, and the importance of starting this before graduating. Students will be able to speak to representatives from the various organizations and get information about what being a part of these organizations might entail. Moreover students will be able to take advantage of student membership rates.
Currently there will be information available on fifty five different organizations at the fair as well as selected representatives in attendance. The fair takes place Friday November 13, 2009 in Pratt’s Main Building’s Pie Shop.

November 9, 2009

ONLINE SPOTLIGHT: Jashar Awan

Jashar Awan, Illustration
 
Since graduating Pratt in 2004, Brooklyn based Illustrator Jashar Awan has been published and interviewed for his innovative, graphic work. At PEP Gallery he curated a show featuring work by forty artists called “Downright,” where his own work was also shown. The Society of Illustrators also featured his work, and he was included in Taschen’s “Illustration Now Volume 2.” In 2008 Jashar received the gold award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors for a work entitled “The Elusive Patient.” Jashar’s client list includes, among many others, Dark Horse Comics, L Magazine, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Vibe.
 
On November 17, 2009 you can hear Jashar speak about how Pratt has impacted his work today and how he plans to keep moving forward in the Illustration industry. For more information visit, http://www.pratt.edu/calendar/view/life_after_pratt/
 
Post: Angel Ucci