Summary Synthesis

Arts and Entertainment Management Major: This major has given me the education to promote a variety of visual, performing, or media arts and artist’s work. Entertainment managers may be in charge of performances, events, artists, or entertainers. One important trait of an arts and entertainment manager includes working well with a team. This is because…

A Heart for Hearing -Applied Project

For my applied project, I was involved in a benefit show event featuring 7 live bands performing, and the selling of art work including art work of my own. I spent months preparing for this event in many different ways. I feel as though I have accomplished many small projects built into one big project….

Creating More Than Just Art

CREATING MORE THAN JUST ART Research Article Carly Ristuccia 05/08/2018 INTRODUCTION: Victor Pinchuk a successful business leader once stated, “Art, freedom, and creativity will change society faster than politics”. Pinchuk’s quote is of vital importance to the meaning of this essay. This essay will use evidence in history to support the idea that art and…

In Design and Illustrator Work

Brady Bunches was a fun design created on Illustrator. I practiced with 3D form. “Butterfly flight”. This is a design for magazine or advertisement. The focus here is on shape and movement. “Healthy pets” shows work I produced on InDesign. This was a newsletter design. I included imagery, type wrap, font choice and designed charts…

Graphic Design Work

“Into the Woods the musical” is a design poster for PSU’s musical. I really like the mystery behind this design. I worked with a lot of different filters and layers.   “Lost at sea” is a poster design for a fantasy musical at Plymouth State University. I created this poster not knowing the story behind…

Photographing for The Clock

  PHOTOGRAPHING FOR THE CLOCK Written by CARLY RISTUCCIA The following photographs were taken by myself and published in The Clock, student newspaper of Plymouth State University. Working for The Clock, each week I was given a topic that someone on the team was writing about. Then as a photographer, I set out on a hunt to capture a photo that…

My Applied Project

  Title: Heart for Hearing Description: April 21st, 2018 I will be part of a team hosting an event known as Heart for Hearing at PSU. This is a fundraising event for the Starkey Hearing Foundation, which is a foundation I have been helping fund since freshman year. The Starkey hearing foundation conducts hearing missions in the United…

Update on Research Article

HOW MUCH CAN POP MUSIC DO FOR SOCIAL CHANGE? This same question may have been asked by many previous generations of parents and young people wondering: can music and art really have this much of an effect on our lives?   Research Outline Title: Art, music, and the effect they have on social and political…

Brainstorm Weekly Update

Brainstorming Ideas! Research Article Ideas 1. What inspires artists to create? And how can that be used to help market an artist? Artists often go through phases such as writers go through writers block. This concept has always been one of interest to me. As any kind of artist, writer, or performer… you constantly need…

Childhood Connection

When I was around the age of 10 I picked up my dad’s guitar and decided I wanted to learn to play it. It was so heavy I lost my balance picking it up. I searched through some of his books and on the internet to find different tools that I thought would maybe help…

Can art really change the world?

When most people think of world change they associate the government, health discoveries, updated technology, scientific breakthroughs, but what about art? What about music and creativity? In the moment, we may hear a new song on the radio and think, “Oh, great another love song”. Or we may go to a museum and think, “A…