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Summer High School Workshops

FIT's Precollege Workshops are fun, short programs designed to introduce you to some of the unusual and creative topics FIT specializes in. Spend four days on our New York City campus learning a specific skill or technique, or delve into one of the many career opportunities FIT prepares students for. Perfect for the student who wants the FIT experience but is limited on time, you'll be both challenged and inspired by how much you'll learn in just four days! 


ELIGIBLE GRADES: Students in grades 9 thru 12 as of Fall 2019 are eligible (including students graduating high school in spring, 2019).
REGISTRATION: March 20 - June 6, 2019 (100% Refund period ends on June 6th, exclusive of the $15 Registration Fee)
LATE REGISTRATION: June 7-13, 2019 (75% Refund period, exclusive of the $15 Registration Fee)
Registration is now closed for summer.  

PRICE: $320.00  More about prices, refund policy etc.
DATES and TIMES:  Each class meets July 1, 2, 3, 5, 2019, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (lunch: 12:30-1:30)  

All new students must attend the Precollege Orientation and submit a signed Consent Form. Get ready here.
Courses may be cancelled due to low enrollment. Students will be notified by email if cancellations occur.
Instructor Contact List  *Please note: instructor assignments are subject to change

WORKSHOP LISTINGS (all courses meet from 9:30AM-4:30PM)  


Skills for Marketers and PR
HSX 124: Personal Branding and Self-Promotion
Section 55A       9:30AM-4:30PM       Instructor: Trina Morris / Room: B736 (Business)   Supply List

HSX 131: Public Relations: Fashion Industry in Action!
Section 55A      9:30AM-4:30PM     Instructor: Stacey Karesh / Room: C311 (Feldman)   Supply List

HSX 133: Fashion Journalism
Section 55A      9:30AM-4:30PM     Instructor: Lynda Johnson / Room: C309C (Feldman)   Supply List

Skills for Beauty Executives
HSX 190: Beauty Entrepreneur
Section 55A     9:30AM-4:30PM   Instructor: William Reinisch/ Virginia Bonofiglio / Room:C509 (Feldman)   Supply List

Skills for Fashion Managers
HSX 120: The Fabulous World of Fashion Forecasting
Section 55A      9:30AM-4:30PM       Instructor: Gary Wolf / Room: B304 B302 and B 731 (Business)   Supply List

HSX 121: Exploring Fashion Styling
Section 55A      9:30AM-4:30PM       Instructor:Sadia Seymour/ Room: D446 (Pomerantz)   Supply List
Section 55C      9:30AM-4:30PM       Instructor: Nancy Alusick / Room: D447 (Pomerantz)   Supply List

HSX 123: A Week in the Life of a Merchant
Section 55A      9:30AM-4:30PM       Instructor: Elida Behar / Room: B303 (Business)   Supply List
Section 55B      9:30AM-4:30PM       Instructor: Jully-Alma Taveras / Room: B915A (Business)   Supply List 


Skills for Fashion Designers
HSX 084: Designing a Fashion Mini-Collection 
Section 55A      9:30AM-4:30PM       Instructor: Steven Cutting / Room: D523 (Feldman)   Supply List
Section 55B      9:30AM-4:30PM       Instructor: Susanna Moyer / Room: D403 (Feldman)   Supply List
Section 55C      9:30AM-4:30PM       Instructor: Joanne Galanos / Room: C504 (Feldman)   Supply List

HSX 090: Finding Fashion Design Inspirations
Section 55A      9:30AM-4:30PM     Instructor: Mary Capozzi / Room: C705 (Feldman)   Supply List

HSX 096: A Week in the Life of a Fashion Designer 
Section 55A      9:30AM-4:30PM    Instructor: Kathlin Argiro / Room: C304 (Feldman)   Supply List
Section 55B      9:30AM-4:30PM    Instructor: Jacqueline Quinn / Room: C306 (Feldman)   Supply List

Studio for Menswear Designers
HSX 087: A Week in the Life of a Menswear Designer
Section 55A     9:30AM-4:30PM   Instructor: Daniel DeMatteo / Room: C502 (Feldman)   Supply List

Studio for Technical Designers
HSX 088: Simply Sewing 
Section 55A       9:30AM-4:30PM      Instructor: Karen Middleton / Room: C813 C706 (Feldman)   Supply List

Studio for Jewelry Designers
HSX 011:
Jewelry Design Basics 

Section 55A    Instructor: 
Ann Marie Sclafani / Room: A481 (Business)   Supply List 


Visual and Design

Studio for Digital Arts
HSX 052: Introduction to 3D Model Making and Printing 

Section 55A      9:30AM-4:30PM     Instructor: Muhammed Shahadat / Room: C231 (Feldman)   Supply List

Skills for Graphic Designers
HSX 051: Exploring Graphic Design 

Section 55A      9:30AM-4:30PM     Instructor: Enrique Paz / Room: D522 (Pomerantz)   Supply List

HSX 145: A Week in the Life of a Creative Director
Section 55A     9:30AM-4:30PM   Instructor: Heather Falconer / Room:C410 (Feldman)   Supply List

Film and Media for Directors
HSX 118: Welcome to My Channel: YouTube Filmmaking

Section 55A        9:30AM-4:30PM      Instructor: Sophia Peer / Room: C232 (Pomerantz)   Supply List

Skills for Artists
HSX 021: Observational Drawing for Portfolios
Section 55A    Instructor: Mark Kurdziel / Room: D627 (Pomerantz)   Supply List

HSX 022:  Portraits for Portfolios
Section 55A     9:30AM-4:30PM     Instructor: James Reid / Room: D614 (Pomerantz)   Supply List

HSX 025:  Watercolor Workshop
Section 55A     9:30AM-4:30PM     Instructor: Anthony Martino / Room: D517 (Pomerantz)    Supply List

Skills for Interior Designers
HSX 035: Model Building Workshop
Section 55A      9:30AM-4:30PM     Instructor: Josef Zutelgte / Room: D506 (Pomerantz)   Supply List

HSX 055: Exploring Interior Design
Section 55A     9:30AM-4:30PM   Instructor: Shannon Leddy / Room: D504 (Pomerantz)   Supply List

Skills for Illustrators
HSX 080: Character Creation 
Section 55A      9:30AM-4:30PM       Instructor: Edward Murr / Room: D530 (Pomerantz)   Supply List

Studio for Photographers
HSX 110: Photography Portrait Workshop
Section 55A      9:30AM-4:30PM     Instructor: Curtis Willocks / Room: D411 (Pomerantz)   Supply List

HSX 111: Fashion Photography
Section 55A     9:30AM-4:30PM   Instructor: Leticia Valdez / Room: D420 D422 (Pomerantz)   Supply List