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  • Graduates of the Illustration BFA pursue careers in illustration, comics, graphic novels, publishing, toy and product design, pattern and surface design, advertising, motion graphics, fine art, animation, and installation design.

  • Notable Alumni

    • Hannah Claire, (2018), animator, Windgate Fellowship Award Winner
    • Peter de Sève, illustrator; character designer (Ice Age 1-3)
    • AJ Fosik, (2003), artist
    • Abby Jame, (2018), comics, illustration
    • Hannah K. Lee, (2009), illustrator, designer, art director, The New York Times
    • Anelle Miller, executive director, Society of Illustrators
    • Rachel Levit Ruiz, (2012), illustrator
    • Veronica Mang, children’s book illustrator, Viking Books
    • Monica Ramos, (2012), illustrator
    • Duncan Tonatiuh, (2008), children’s book illustrator
    • Evan Turk, (2011), animator, illustrator
    • Roxie Vizcarra, (2009), senior illustrator, Rockstar Games
  • Sample Employers

    Program alumni work in a range of fields, from motion graphics to commercial illustration to education, for leading firms and organizations, including the ones shown below.

    • Junior visual designer, Amplify
    • Assistant/apprentice, Brooklyn Print House
    • Animator digital designer, Curriculum Concepts 
    • Costume design research assistant LAIKA, LLC
    • Graphic design and comic book teacher, Manhattan Youth 
    • Freelance artist, Tiffany & Company
    • Stylist, Urban Outfitters 
    • Motion designer, Vice Media
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