Thursday, Nov 8 at 6pm, for a third year we will be running the AIA mentorship program.
PALM (Promoting Advocacy and Licensure Through Mentorship), is a state-wide initiative of the American Institute of Architects, and again it is being implemented with Lehigh University.
Its goal: to create a positive dialogue between design and architecture students and design professionals regarding our role as Architects/Designers and the path taken to acquire licensure.
WHEN: Thursday, Nov 8 @ 6-8 pm (Crit review, portfolio, and resume)
Architects will help you with
Navigating portfolio design
Writing your CV
Applying to graduate school
Finding a job
WHERE: Lehigh University, Mountain Top Campus, 113 Research Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Building C, Second Floor Lounge.
Pizza will be served.
For the sixth year in a row, AAD will host the AIA Eastern PA Annual Design Charette on Thursday, Oct 18 at 6pm in the 2nd floor lounge area of Building C.
Assistant Professor Susan Kart, curated the new exhibition of African Art at Smith College Museum of Art.
In September, Kart held a Graduate Student Lecture "Teaching the Arts of Africa" with the Tyler School of Art, at Temple University Art History Department.
And in a forthcoming publication in 2019 (Pearson) wrote the "Arts of Africa" Chapter on African Art for M. Stokstad and M. Cothren ART: A Brief History, 7th Edition, textbook.
Dr. William Crow, LUAG Director and Professor of Practice was an invited speaker and panelist at the UNESCO Cultural Form in Lima, Peru this past May and recently a panelist at the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Panelist.
Dr. Crow has a publication in the Journal of Museum Education, 2018 titled Empathy and Analogy in Museum Education. Co-authored with David Bowles, The Getty Center, Los Angeles.
Professor Gans will hold a Brown Bag series in RBC Room 251, September 26 at 12:10pm.
Recent architecture alum, Alexandra Adamski, GAr’19, will receive the 2018 Kanter Tritsch Prize. Adamski’s work focuses on creating building designs that engage with socioeconomic conditions to strengthen urban communities. Read the full article here.
Lucy Gans will exhibit several works at the Contemporary Renaissance Women exhibition opening this Friday at the Banana Factory
Congratulations to the following AAD students whose work was accepted into the 2018 Lehigh Review.
Yu Fan (Max) '20
Danielle Gyory '19
Zhenyu Li '18
Olivia McGeough '19
Hana Non '19
Christelle Salloum '18
Long Ping Shao '19
Garrett Stehley '18
Professors Bruce Thomas and Ricardo Viera were honored for their many years of teaching at Lehigh during the Alumni panel and award presentation at the Moving on Starts with a Farewell Gala event held on Friday, May 4.
William B. Crow has been named the next director of the Lehigh University Art Galleries. Read the article here.
Congratulations to AAD student Sophia Eschenbach-Smith, the recipient of this year’s Leonard P. Pool Prize! The prize is awarded each year to students who exhibit entrepreneurial talents, such as creating a product or operating a business while attending classes at Lehigh. Sophia’s award-winning design began with a solution to a cut-and-paste project in ART03: Two-Dimensional Design!
AAD alumnus Kimber-Lee Alston, Design'13, TE '14 is the founder of Jolie Coquette. Kimber-Lee is based in San Francisco, CA and recently completed a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund her "Ready-to-Play-Wear" Playsuit.
Image borrowed from Jolie Coquette website.
AAD design alumnus Christina Kazakia '08 designed smart safe jewelry "Athena" for Philly start up Roar for Good. Check out their Indiegogo campaign to crowdfund her design.
Congratulations to Randi Tutelman, Design '12, TE '13G and Amy Mazius, Design '13, co-founders of Eleanor Kalle, a lifestyle jewelry brand with products selling at four Urban Outfitters stores in New York City and Los Angeles.
Image borrowed from Eleanor Kalle website.
Congratulation to AAD architecture alum, Kristopher Takács, Arch '95 who will assume the lead in the Washington, D.C. practice of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM).
Lisa Glover '13, graduated from Lehigh with a major in architecture and art minor. While continuing her education in Lehigh's Technical Entrepreneur graduate program, she ran a successful Kickstarter campaign enabling her to fund her start up company KitRex - a puzzle-craft company.http://www.kit-rex.com/