With a lot of patience, creativity, and a tenacity matched by that of their students, many professors made it through the spring semester. Over the summer, they upped their game and came back this fall with some new skills.
Often against convention, Brooklyn College’s artists of color are known for turning typical notions of Black art on its end. Today they are encouraging the next generation of artists and art lovers to forge ahead in this tradition, but with the added role of crashing the gates of a long-established institution to become stewards of the American art scene.
Faculty and alumni mentors, internship programs, and a new executive director at the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema are helping students to polish their soft skills for careers in a notoriously tough industry.