Alumni Profiles

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Leah King Photo

Alumni / Leah King

Along with her classmates in the Design Workshop at Parsons, Leah King brought the Ma...

Jay Godfrey Photo

Alumni / Jay Godfrey

“I had no training. I’d never sewn a garment in my life. I didn’t know how to draw. B...

Anne Norda Photo

Alumni / Anne Norda

When Anne Norda was a BFA Photography student at Parsons, she volunteered to take pho...

LeighAnn Gill, Georgeana Ortiz, and Charlie Chiang Photo

Alumni / LeighAnn Gill, Georgeana Ortiz, and Charlie Chiang

For their senior thesis project, LeighAnn Gill and Georgeana Ortiz decided to design ...

Jimmy K. W. Chan Photo

Alumni / Jimmy K. W. Chan

Jimmy K.W. Chan defies the business mogul cliché: He’s more focused on creativity tha...

Amy Benczik Fabry Photo

Alumni / Amy Benczik Fabry

“At Parsons, we had unparalleled access to these amazing collections,” recalls Amy Be...

Yasemin Emory Photo

Alumni / Yasemin Emory

After earning her AAS degree in Graphic Design, Yasemin Emory landed a coveted inte...

Joel Schumacher Photo

Alumni / Joel Schumacher

Like good orchestra conductors, successful filmmakers understand the parts they're me...

Rob Spalding Photo

Alumni / Rob Spalding

Internships were integral to your education. How did the Career Services Office help ...

Taylor Sanchez Photo

Alumni / Taylor Sanchez

The phone rings and a number from Europe appears. The computer hums as 56 new emails ...

Aaron Lown Photo

Alumni / Aaron Lown

Love your stuff."That’s what people say about our products,” says Aaron Lown, BFA Pro...

Natalia Allen Photo

Alumni / Natalia Allen

“When I was in school, I didn’t wait for things come to me. I went out of my way to g...

Andrew Mahon Photo

Alumni / Andrew Mahon

Andrew Mahon transferred to Parsons because he wanted a program that “combined techno...

Aidan O'Connor Photo

Alumni / Aidan O'Connor

The year after Aidan O'Connor earned her undergraduate degree in Archeology and Socia...

Mike Edwards Photo

Alumni / Mike Edwards

“I saw the master’s thesis show at Parsons, and I was so impressed with the projects....

Nina Chanel Abney Photo

Alumni / Nina Chanel Abney

Nina Chanel Abney finds her swift success in the art world hard to believe. “My frien...

Haley Jane Samuelson Photo

Alumni / Haley Jane Samuelson

Haley Jane Samuelson has enjoyed the kind of postgraduate career that most photo stud...

Christina Nicodema Photo

Alumni / Christina Nicodema

"Kids are smart; you can challenge them visually," says Christina Nicodema, a recent ...

Josh Welber  and Wade Tinney Photo

Alumni / Josh Welber and Wade Tinney

Josh Welber and Wade Tinney think that playing games makes people smarter. "We believ...

Casey Coates Danson Photo

Alumni / Casey Coates Danson

Sometimes taking action on a personal level can lead to action on the global level.Th...

Ru Kuwahata Photo

Alumni / Ru Kuwahata

How do you stay connected to Parsons?

Maxine Nienow Photo

Alumni / Maxine Nienow

A beautiful, blond young woman in a white ball gown sits in a gloomy alleyway with a ...

Jeff Ng Photo

Alumni / Jeff Ng

In March of 2009, Jeff Ng, founder and creative director of Staple Design, was one of...

Evan  Roth  Photo

Alumni / Evan Roth

Evan Roth has spent years exploring the expressive possibilities of technology. An ac...

Justin Shoji Photo

Alumni / Justin Shoji

For Justin Shoji, the Design and Management program was ideal, offering him “fluency ...

Michael Davis Photo

Alumni / Michael Davis

"I've taken everything I learned in life and put it into what I've always wanted to d...

Manuel Lima Photo

Alumni / Manuel Lima

"Parsons opened so many doors in my head," says Manuel Lima, an interaction designer,...

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