Assistant Professor of Alternative Fashion Systems
Laura Sansone is the owner and operator of House-Wear Design Studio,a design and production company specializing in sustainable textiles. She is the creator of Textile Lab, an ongoing project that examines environmentally responsible textile methods, and community based systems of production. She first taught as part-time faculty at Parsons in 2006. She has also taught at Maryland Institute College of Art in the General Sculptural Studies Department. Her work has been exhibited at the 5th Annual Artisterium Contemporary Art Exhibition and Art Events, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia; Dumbo Arts Festival, NY; Cranbrook Museum; Sonoma Museum of Visual Art; and Exit Art, NY. Publications include contributions to Exploring Materials/Creative Design For Everyday Objects by Ellen Lupton, Hot House/ Expanding the Field of Fiber at Cranbrook by Gregory Wittkopp. Map Magazine, Perspective Magazine, TeenVogue, and Bomb Magazine. Laura received a BFA with a concentration in fiber from the University of The Arts and an MFA with a concentration in fiber from Cranbrook Academy of Art.
Community Supported Textiles