Alice Zinnes’s Profile

Faculty
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Alice Zinnes
Title
Adjunct Associate Profesor
Department
Communication Design
Office Location
N1127
Academic interests

painting, drawing, the environment

Bio

Zinnes has had seven solo exhibitions in New York City, including at Causey Contemporary Fine Art (Williamsburg, 2009), Galeria Janet Kurnatowski (Greenpoint, 2007), Tribes Gallery (NYC, 2002, 1998), and The Art Center at Queens College, which held a 25-year retrospective of her career (2002). Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, New York Newsday, New York Arts Magazine, The Indypendent, Art New England, and The Queens Tribune. She has received awards from the National Academy of Design, and fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Arts as well as from the Cummington Community for the Arts. In 2006 she was twice given extensive interviews on National Public Radio’s affiliate station, WJFF.

Zinnes teaches at Pratt Institute and New York City Technical College, CUNY. She received her BA from Swarthmore College, a Certificate of Merit from the New York Studio School, her MFA from Queens College, CUNY, and attended the Skowhegan School on a full merit scholarship. From CUNY she has received a CUNY By-Law PhD. Equivalency.

Email address
azinnes@citytech,cuny.edu

My Courses

COMD1123 Foundation Drawing, FA2020 Morning

COMD1123 Foundation Drawing, FA2020 Morning

An introductory course designed to explore the basic tools, techniques and principles of drawing. The course also covers projection systems, plans, elevations, sections, oblique, isometric, one point perspective and two point perspective views. Students learn to further render forms and texture through analysis of light and shadow and by utilizing the 5-value system.

COMD1123 Foundation Drawing, FA2020 Afternoon

COMD1123 Foundation Drawing, FA2020 Afternoon

An introductory course designed to explore the basic tools, techniques and principles of drawing. The course also covers projection systems, plans, elevations, sections, oblique, isometric, one point perspective and two point perspective views. Students learn to further render forms and texture through analysis of light and shadow and by utilizing the 5-value system.

COMD1123 FoundationDrawingAfternoon, FA2019

COMD1123 FoundationDrawingAfternoon, FA2019

This drawing course introduces basic concepts, tools, techniques and the role of drawing in design, illustration, animation and games. The course will also cover projection systems, plans, elevations, sections, oblique, isometric, one-point perspective and two-point perspective views.

COMD 1103 Foundation Drawing, D120, FA2017

COMD 1103 Foundation Drawing, D120, FA2017

This is an introductory course designed to explore the basic tools, techniques and principles of drawing. Students will develop an understanding of the five basic perceptual skills of drawing: The Perception of Edges, The Perception of Spaces, The Perception of Relationships, The Perception of Light and Shadow, and The Perception of the Whole Form. This will be continued with an-depth study of classical drawing principles critical to achieving realism in drawing. Concepts such as Composition, Proportion and Perspective will be covered. Students will learn to further render forms through analysis of light and shadow and by utilizing the 5-value system.

COMD1123 Model Course

COMD1123 Model Course

This openly available model course contains course information, learning outcomes, suggested weekly topics and projects, video resources, quizzes, and more. It may be cloned and adapted by any faculty member teaching this course.

My Projects

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

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The COMD Pedagogy Project

The COMD Pedagogy Project

The COMD Pedagogy Project (IN DEVELOPMENT) presents the department’s pedagogical standards and provides support for faculty teaching online and in the classroom. COMD faculty will find recommended pedagogical approaches, model courses, and course materials for a unified COMD approach to teaching at a distance and in-person.

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