My fellow NCSU design school graduate, Wes Richardson, made this ridiculously awesome music video. You should watch it, I guarantee you will like it. It’s always great to see what really talented designers can do when they make things just for fun.
I was pretty sad that I missed the Art to Wear fashion show last Thursday, but New Raleigh just posted a bunch of pictures from the show! Click here to check them out. I think I liked Vansana Nolintha’s collection the best.
Congratulations to the 2009 Windhover crew! This year’s magazine was edited by Joe Wright and designed by Megan Jett, Shaade Oliveros-Tavares, & Helen Dear. Last night I went to the reception to get my copy and chatted with the designers, swapping horror stories and giving them some insight about life outside of design school. This year’s magazine features pull out vellum pages, metallic ink, crazy patterns and lots of bright colors. It looks awesome! If you don’t know, Windhover is NCSU’s annual literary & arts magazine. It is a collection of prose, poetry, essays, art, design, and a music compilation disc. If you want your own free copy, they will be available on NCSU’s campus in the Brooks library, Caldwell Lounge, and Talley Student Center for you to pick up.
If you want, you can also check out some images of Windhover 2007 and Windhover 2008.
Art to Wear is a collaborative show between NC State’s College of Textiles and College of Design students. Emphasizing a fusion of art and fashion, these shows are always dramatic and terrific. This year’s show is coming up next Thursday, April 23 at 7:30 in Reynold’s Coliseum on NC State’s campus. The show is free, but make sure you show up early to get a good seat! I’ve gone to 3 different shows, and all of them have been awesome! The photos above are from last year’s show.
Windhover is NCSU’s annual literary & arts magazine. It is a collection of prose, poetry, essays, art, design, and a music compilation disc. The reception for this year’s Windhover will be on Sunday, April 19th on the third floor of Witherspoon of NC State’s campus. From 7-9 pm, the reception will feature acoustic performances from some of the artists on the cd. If you miss the reception but want to pick up your free copy, the leftovers will be placed in the Brooks library, Caldwell Lounge, and Talley Student Center for you to pick up.
I worked on Windhover last year, so I’m extra excited to see this year’s now that I’ve had the behind the scenes view of the craziness involved in producing the magazine every year. If you’re crushed that you can’t get a copy because you don’t live in North Carolina, don’t worry- I’ll put some pictures up when I get mine!
This Friday is First Friday!
The Fish Market will be honoring the graduating Art and Design seniors on Friday, April 3rd by holding a special show entitled “Fin”. Each of the sixteen seniors will have a collection of their work displayed; collections range from paintings, animations, fibers, and sculptures. Stop by between 6 PM to 11 PM to become a part of downtown Raleigh’s First Friday festivities. If you are unable to attend Friday, feel free to stop by the gallery the following Saturday and Sunday, April 4th and 5th, between 1 PM and 4 PM. The Fish Market are located down the stairway at the corner of Fayetteville Street and Hargett Street.
The Fish Market is the NCSU College of Design student gallery. They have new exhibits up every month, which open on first Fridays. The gallery is located at 133 Fayetteville St. in downtown Raleigh, and you should definitely check it out. This month’s show opening March 6 is an open call to all design students. It will be open 6-11 on Friday night and 1-4 on the following Saturday and Sunday. And since this first Friday happens to fall during NC State’s spring break, the gallery will also be open next Friday, the 13th. Go look around, drink some wine, and make new friends!