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More than Forty NJIT Art + Design Students Have Work Selected for Exhibit at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver

Interior design student James Lischick's project is a proposed cafe in the pool area of the Central King Building.

Samples of student work produced in NJIT’s School of Art + Design were exhibited for the third consecutive year at the curated Student Work Exhibit at SIGGRAPH, the Association of Computing Machinery’s (ACM) conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques. This year, the event was held in Vancouver, British Columbia, from Aug. 10 through Aug. 14 and NJIT was one of 19 schools included in the international exhibit that also had work from Rhode Island School of Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Visual Arts in New York City, Syracuse University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Paderborn in Germany, NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, and more.

All disciplines in the School of Art + Design were represented. Foundation Year work selected for exhibit was created by Troy Benjamin, Niti Dattani, Henry Drago, Kimberly Hastings, Pamela Jablonski, Taylor Kline, Robert Lockatell, Malorie Pangilinan, Nahin Shah, Amar Sohan, Nathaniel Soto and Dakshita Supawala. Industrial design work exhibited was produced by Martin Flores and Natalia Szabla. Interior design student works selected were from Cindy Caldas, Chelsea Chamra, Amanda DeWitte, Alyssa Diaz, Brendan Horman, James Lischick, Angelica McKenzie, Stephanie Marczak, Merrit Morcos, Stephanie Rodrigues, Jaime Rodriguez, Maria Romo and Mie Shimobayashi. Digital design projects selected and exhibited were created by Dan Acosta, Kwasi Amankona, Angela Ang, Jeremy Borghi, Paige Crosby, Amos Dudley, Brian Gunning, Kimberly Hastings, Mateusz Mrowiec, Thanh Nguyen, Elvin Padilla, Gillian Rizza, Mark Sanna, Mark Santiago, Brandon Simms and Shiao Alice Sung. This is the second time images created by Acosta, DeWitte, Gunning, Mrowiec, Pangilian, Santiago, and Shimobayashi were displayed at SIGGRAPH. Digital design students Amankona, Nguyen, Padilla, and Simms each had work exhibited for the third time. NJIT was the only school to exhibit work selected from interior and industrial design programs.

The student work was created in a variety of courses and studios taught by various faculty that included José Alcala, David Brothers, Glenn Goldman, Brent Klokis, Andrew Mailloux, Sergio Mannino, Taro Narahara, Jessica Ross, Augustus Wendell and Andrzej Zarzycki.