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Two Faculty Talk with Two Current and Former Students


Painting: Associate Professor Jim Lee and Hayley Blomquist
Associate Professor Jim Lee gives a peek inside his painting studio and talks about his teaching philosophy. Former student Haley Blomquist speaks about her sustainable approach to making artwork and a project purchased by a Danish fashion brand.

Design: Professor Tom Klinkowstein and Janel Santana
Tom Klinkowstein, who teaches the New Media Design courses at Hofstra, talks about what the purpose of design is and shows a bit of his work for Global Brands (owner of the Katy Perry, Juicy and Calkin Klein brands). His current student, Janel Santana speaks about an app design she is finishing up for one of Professor Klinkowstein’s classes, as well as portfolio-building opportunities, and what it’s like to be a Peer Teacher (teaching assistant) in Hofstra’s Fine Arts, Design, Art History Department.