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May 22, 2017
Psych major makes his art-school dream happen at CIA
By John Campanelli
Nicholas Ricchiuto’s future as a designer wasn’t always as bright as it is today.
“My kindergarten art teacher told my mom I would never be anything in art because I only liked to use the black crayon,” says Ricchiuto, who just earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in industrial design.
Ricchiuto still has the excitement of a kindergartner, especially when he discusses his passion for making. Sitting at a table in the school library, he slides his backpack closer, remarks about how he did the stitching on it, and then opens one...continue reading
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