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May 29 2013

THOUGHT PROCESS:A Collection of material from the NYIT Students of Architecture, Design and Fine Art

Sandy Inspired Projects

The NYIT students of Architecture, Design, and Fine Art began their projects with drawings about their ideas; be it the water flow systems in Red Hook, observing the devastation in Sandy’s wake, designing modular furniture for a “green zone”, or inventing cubist-style forms that morph into everyday objects depicted in the murals.

The architecture and design drawings are made with graphite, markers, ink, auto cad and photo shop mostly done on vellum. Complementing the drawings are conceptual and finished models, made with Lucite, illustration board and wood. What is interesting to see are the pieces of laser cut images discarded by the students which have now been salvaged and installed in the exhibition.


The Fine Arts students began their process by drawing an object of their choice to show their ability to depict observed reality. The instructor enlarged those drawings and collaged parts of them together to create one composite image. A grid was imposed on it to form rectangular segments. The students collaborated by enlarging each grid into panels which were pieced together to complete the three murals.

The students included in the exhibition are:

Architecture and Design:

Nabi Agzamov, Alex Alaimo, Christopher Alvarez, Anastasia Berestova, Dyana Berthaud, Trent Christianson, Mahmoud Ezzeldin, Iliana Filotheidi, Lamprini Filotheidl, Tea Gjinitea, Oswaldo Hernandez, Natalie Jaggernauth, Aurelija Jara, Ecem Kaya, Eduard Khaimov, Jennifer Knutsen, Alex Macvicar, Fabiola Mira, John O’Shea, Analee Ossandon, Chuong Pham, Paul Renner, Rene Reynolds, Ashley Sarazen, Rhett Stafford, Sacha Toledo, Marcus Wilford, Mathew Wyhowanec, Jingwan Xu, Amir Yoeli, William Yu

Fine Arts:

S. Macia Ahmed, Shaida Bridgemohan, Christa Ciano, Kevin Fisher, Ashley Foster, Jivon Jackson, Raymond Liu, Brian Mackowitz, Bernard Mendoza, Shih Wei Wang, Jermaine Robinson, Catalina Salgado, Shaun Tsui, Fiona Varughese, Shih Wei Wang

The exhibition continues through September 26, 2013. The gallery hours are Monday-Friday 9 am – 6 PM. For additional information, please contact Jennifer Mitchell at 212-261-1562, jmitchel@nyit.edu,

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