Art and Design Gallery

The exhibition space showcases the work of students, faculty, and distinguished alumni, as well as invited guest artists.

Exhibitions

The Art and Design Gallery is open 9 am until 6 pm, seven days per week. The gallery is located at the northwest corner of Seventh Avenue and 27th Street. 

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October 18–November 21, 2021

Style Journey

An exhibition of contemporary kurtas, hand-embroidered and collaboratively designed by FIT Textile/Surface Design students and Fashion Design students from Pearl Academy, India.

Includes an installation by N'Ketiah Brakohiapa, a textile artist and FIT alumus, taking inspiration from his native Ghana.

Also on view will be a display of garments by Emily Omesi, recent alumna (Fashion Design '21) and current Fashion Design student Anthony Cruz.

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December 13, 2021–January 26, 2022

Journal and Pattern

Participating artists:

  • Anabella Bergero (Fashion Design MFA '20)
  • Donna Cleary (herbalist and artist)
  • Slavko Djuric (book artist, Fine Arts and Photography technologist)
  • Bil Donovan (adjunct associate professor, Illustration)
  • Esther Li (Fashion Design BFA '21)
  • Melanie Reim (artist and educator)
  • Tom Scott- (assistant professor, Fashion Design)
  • Lauren Zodel (assistant professor, Fashion Design)
  • Woolpunk aka Michelle Vitale (invited visiting artist)

Work will include crocheted installations, fibrous stitchery, handmade books, collages, and theatrical garments exploring aspects of Latinx and Latin American culture and identity. 

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October 4–15, 2021

En Route

En Route was an art exhibition composed of emerging Hispanic and Latinx artists at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

They are a group of people who have come together to create a community to achieve their goals. As young artists, they are still on their lifelong journey of being creators. Therefore they are "en route."

They are a diverse group of artists, unified in creating space and community at FIT. They use a variety of mediums to convey their artistic messages, including painting, photography, and fashion design.