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This blog was created as an extension of the dialogue that began in our classroom and the purpose is to share creative ideas, images, and critiscm. All posts should be appropriate for the high school classroom and critiscm should be helpful and positive.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Guest Artist: Dominique Maciejka

Smithtown alumni Dominique Maciejka stopped by to visit the AP Art class at Smithtown East today and talk about her creative career and her new fashion store in Sayville, the Paper Doll Vintage Boutique.  Her new look book shows off some of her work and she talked about the process of finding her way in her career after graduation Smithtown and going to college at SAIC.  She also spoke about selling pieces to many designers such as Michael Kors who used them as inspirations for their collections.  She was in the AP class before she graduated in Smithtown in 2002 so she also talked a little bit about her creative concentration theme of traveling for which creating 3D dioramas inside of vintage suitcases that were back lit with lights.

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