Media Contact:Ginny Greenberg
202 Hofstra Hall
Phone: Fine Arts. Dept. 516-463-5474
Date: Mar 07, 2012
Class to Give HS Students Graphic Design Experience
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY … Hofstra University’s Department of Fine Arts/Art History is offering a free four-hour Design Workshop on Saturday, March 24, 2012, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., led by Professor Tom Klinkowstein at Calkins Hall, located on Hofstra’s South Campus.
The goal of this workshop is to give high school students who are considering pursuing a degree in fine arts the experience the experience of a college-level studio class.
The workshop will consist of short presentations by current and former Hofstra students working in graphic and new media design, lunch and a short workshop assignment in our graphic/new media design computer lab.
All those attending will receive a certificate attesting to their participation. One participant will receive a "first prize" certificate for the most successful workshop results.
Guest speakers include:
• Andrew Askedal, Motion Graphics Designer, Deep Focus New York
• Steve Gianaca, Motion Design, Bravo Network
• Corie Kuperferberg, current Hofstra honors student, Design major
• Emily Miethner, Community Manager, RecordSetter, Founder & President, NY Creative Interns
For more information call Hofstra’s Department of Fine Arts at (516) 463-5474 or e-mail Thomas.Klinkowstein@hofstra.edu.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from about 140 undergraduate and more than 150 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business; engineering; communication; education, health and human services; and honors studies, as well as a School of Law and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.
Related Link: More About the Dept. of Fine Arts/Art History