Part-time Assistant Professor
Terrence O’Neill has taught at Parsons in the School of Fashion since 2002. He began in the Fashion Design [BFA] program; and now teaches in the Fashion Design [AAS] program. Terrence also teaches in the Summer Intensive Studies program. He taught for several years at the Fashion Institute of Technology [2002-2008].
Before entering academia, Terrence was involved in the fashion business; mostly as an associate designer with Bill Blass. His work there involved him in the Bill Blass collection, sportswear collections for women and men, home furnishings, accessories and various U.S. and international licensees.
In addition, he held the following position of design director in the textile division of EPE in New York and Helga Couture in California; and head designer of Gant Women.
Terrence received his BA from the University of San Francisco.
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