Director, Undergraduate Studies and External Projects
Bridget O’Rourke is an artist, designer and educator based in Paris. Her teaching focuses on creative process, art and design methodologies and transdisciplinary collaboration. She served as Chair of Foundation (1998-2008) and later Academic Director (2007-2009) for Parsons Paris and Director of Parsons Europe (2010-2013) for Parsons The New School for Design. Bridget is an art and design critic and lecturer in schools and creative organizations and a practicing artist whose work is exhibited and published internationally. She is co-director and design consultant for the architecture firm Studio Andrew Todd based in London. She has an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania, a BA in French Literature from the University of Maryland and studied architecture at University of the Arts Philadelphia.