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Art Club

The Art Club at Kingsborough offers students a glimpse into the professional world of art and design. We organize campus events and lectures featuring successful creative professionals working in the fields of graphic design, animation, illustration, photography, fine arts and more.

During these events, students get a chance to communicate with guest speakers, ask questions and receive guidance regarding their artistic field of interest, which for many will be their future profession.

We have four events/ lectures throughout the calendar year and one end-of-semester party. Club officers are elected at the beginning of the fall semester (and sometimes again in the spring). Regular club meetings are held every other Tuesday. Students are informed about the days, times and locations of the meetings though Art Club posters. There are no pre-requisites to becoming a member of the
club--everyone is welcome. Just come to a meeting.
Email Art Club Advisor Prof. Valerie Sokolova at
Valerie.Sokolova@kbcc.cuny.edu
or call the office at x 5906.

Animation Club

For club times and announcements, please visit the club's Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/groups/kcc.animationclub

or email club adviser, Prof. Eaton: thomas.eaton@kbcc.cuny.edu

Club Description:

The Kingsborough Animation Club is a great way for students to get animated! The club visits animation studios, has professional animators as guest speakers, attends animation screenings, and more. In the past, club members have visited Titmouse Animation (creators of shows for Adult Swim) and Rauch Bros. Animation. We've attended the Animation Show of Shows at SVA, and the annual ASIFA animation awards ceremony. It's a great way to learn more about what the professional industry is all about and make connections.

 

 

Art History Club

For more information contact

 Prof. Dillon at sarah.dillon@kbcc.cuny.edu.

Art History Club President, Jeremy Mezarina  jmmathematics@hotmail.com

 

Meeting times:

1:00-2:00  Monday or Wednesday

 

 

Ceramics Club

The Kingsborough Ceramics Club is open to all currently enrolled students interested in pursuing and expanding their knowledge of Ceramics.  It is a creative environment offering the opportunity to share ideas with other students and encourages further exploration of the ceramic medium. 

(Due to the technical nature of ceramics only students who have taken a ceramics class at Kingsborough are able to make work during open studio hours)

 

Meeting times:

1:00-2:00  Monday or Wednesday

The ceramics club meets once a month in the ceramics studio (T-501)

(exact dates are posted monthly on the blackboard in room T-501)

 

Club activities:

-The club hosts a visiting ceramic artist lecture and demonstration every semester.

-Club members organize a charity sale every year, donating 100% of the funds to those in need.

-Learn about  and experience alternative firing techniques like Raku.

-Club members have access to open studio hours, to work on their own clay projects.

 For more information contact marymarino@kbcc.cuny.edu

 

 

 Ceramic References:

Museums and Galleries in the N.Y.C. Area with Ceramic Collections

http://www.daiichiarts.com/

http://collections.madmuseum.org/code/emuseum.asp?page=index

http://www.metmuseum.org

http://folkartmuseum.org/index.php?p=folk&t=images&id=4233

http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/collections/

http://www.cooperhewitt.org/2014/06/07/design-dictionary-ceramics/

 

Ceramic Periodicals

http://www.studiopotter.org/

http://ceramicartsdaily.org/ceramics-monthly/

http://ceramicart.com.au/

 

 

 

Photography Club

The photography club will meet:

Tuesdays @ 1:30pm

Room S160

Our website: http://kbccphotoclub.wordpress.com

The photography club is a wonderful opportunity for all students who love photography! Whether they have taken a photography class or not, all are welcome to join. Club meetings will include open lab time in the darkroom, group discussions and critiques on each others photographs, a field trip to Chelsea galleries, access to studio lighting equipment and other supplies for both darkroom and film photography.

 

 

SCULPTURE CLUB

The Sculpture Club at Kingsborough is a student organization for anyone interested in art and particularly sculpture.  Sculpture club is a way that students can become more involved in sculpture and have access to things they may not get from classes, such as: guest lecturers, museum and gallery tours/foundry tours/studio visits/sculpture demonstrations/presentation of work/etc. 

The club hosts guest speakers who are successful working sculptors. This is a chance for students to see the artist's work, ask questions, and get helpful tips or advice.

Everyone is welcome to join the Sculpture Club and there are no prerequisites. The Sculpture Club meets in room S157 (sculpture studio).   There will be flyers and announcements when the club meets. We have several events/ lectures throughout the calendar year and one end-of-semester party. Club officers are elected at the beginning of the fall semester (and sometimes again in the spring). Regular club meetings are held every other Wednesday.  

 

For more information contact Sculpture Club Adviser, Prof. Gabriel Bennett.

Gabriel.Bennett@kbcc.cuny.edu or ext. 5725

 

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