Desiree Alvarez’s Profile

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Desiree Alvarez
Display Name
Desiree Alvarez
Title
Adjunct
Department
Communication Design
Office Location
N1127
Bio

Desirée Alvarez is a painter and poet living in New York City. Her second book, Raft of Flame, won the Lake Merritt Poetry Contest selected by Hoa Nguyen and published by Omnidawn. Her paintings are currently on view at Brooklyn Botanic Garden Conservatory Gallery through November 2020. Celebrating magical connections between animals, plants and humans, her work has received three fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, as well as awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and European Capital of Culture. She exhibits her work in galleries, museums and art spaces nationally and internationally. Alvarez’s first book, Devil’s Paintbrush, won the 2015 May Sarton New Hampshire Poetry Award. Her poetry is anthologized in What Nature (MIT Press, 2018) and featured in Other Musics: New Latina Poetry (University of Oklahoma Press, 2019). She has published poems in Poetry, Massachusetts Review, Boston Review, Fence, and The Iowa Review. Currently an artist-in-residence at the New York Historical Society, Alvarez also teaches art history, aesthetics and literature at The Juilliard School. More at http://www.desireealvarez.com

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My Courses

COMD1100 Graphic Principles SPRING 2024

COMD1100 Graphic Principles SPRING 2024

This basic design and color theory course explores graphic communication through practice, art history and by exposure to the elements and principles of design, as well as the design process, including idea development through final execution. Students develop skills in two-dimensional design, color mixing, and content creation while employing the design process of research, sketching, and experimentation. Communication designers use the concepts explored in this course in disciplines such as advertising, graphic design, web design, illustration, broadcast design, photography, and game design.

COMD 1100 Graphic Principles 1 Spring 2023

COMD 1100 Graphic Principles 1 Spring 2023

This basic design and color theory course explores graphic communication through practice, art history and by exposure to the elements and principles of design, as well as the design process, including idea development through final execution. Students develop skills in two-dimensional design, color mixing, and content creation while employing the design process of research, sketching, and experimentation. Communication designers use the concepts explored in this course in disciplines such as advertising, graphic design, web design, illustration, broadcast design, photography, and game design.

COMD1100 Graphic Principles 1 Fall 2023

COMD1100 Graphic Principles 1 Fall 2023

This basic design and color theory course explores graphic communication through practice, art history and by exposure to the elements and principles of design, as well as the design process, including idea development through final execution. Students develop skills in two-dimensional design, color mixing, and content creation while employing the design process of research, sketching, and experimentation. Communication designers use the concepts explored in this course in disciplines such as advertising, graphic design, web design, illustration, broadcast design, photography, and game design.

COMD1100 Fall 2022 Graphic Principles 1

COMD1100 Fall 2022 Graphic Principles 1

This basic design and color theory course explores graphic communication through practice, art history and by exposure to the elements and principles of design, as well as the design process, including idea development through final execution. Students develop skills in two-dimensional design, color mixing, and content creation while employing the design process of research, sketching, and experimentation. Communication designers use the concepts explored in this course in disciplines such as advertising, graphic design, web design, illustration, broadcast design, photography, and game design.

COMD1100 Graphic Principles 1, Spring2022

COMD1100 Graphic Principles 1, Spring2022

This basic design and color theory course explores graphic communication through practice, art history and by exposure to the elements and principles of design, as well as the design process, including idea development through final execution. Students develop skills in two-dimensional design, color mixing, and content creation while employing the design process of research, sketching, and experimentation. Communication designers use the concepts explored in this course in disciplines such as advertising, graphic design, web design, illustration, broadcast design, photography, and game design.

My Projects

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

The COMD Faculty Hub

The COMD Faculty Hub

The COMD Hub (IN DEVELOPMENT) provides support for faculty and staff, including teaching, admin, and program development resources. Join The COMD Hub to receive essential communications from the Department Chair, CLTs, and the City Tech Administration.

COMD Student Portfolio Committee

COMD Student Portfolio Committee

To research and coordinate the implementation of student Student Portfolios in COMD courses. Please join this project if you would like to participate!

COMD1100 Instructional Resource

COMD1100 Instructional Resource

An instructional resource for faculty teaching Graphic Design Principles 1, the foundation design and color course in the Department of Communication Design.

Optical Transparency

Optical Transparency

This is my optical transparency in which i made a design look like it was getting farther away simply by making the boxes smaller towards the end.

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