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  • Felice DaCosta

    Part-time Associate Teaching Professor

    Email
    dacostaf@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Felice DaCosta

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    FACULTY BIO

    Felice has been a part-time faculty member in the School of Fashion since 1991. She has taught design studio classes for year 2 and 3. She has also taught model drawing classes for year 2. She has additionally served as an ESL instructor at Lehman College,  The New York College of Technology. She has served as a guest lecturer at The New School for the past 7 years. She has served as an art teacher of drawing , painting and anatomy at Laguardia High School as well as general art instruction at the Ethical Culture School. 

    She is the co author of FASHION FLATS AND TECHNICAL DRAWING, a textbook published in January 2017. She has additionally contributed to the last three editions of the Fashion Sketchbook and served as copy/content editor for Fashion Illustration: Inspiration and Technique by Anna Kiper. 

    She has served on the board of The Graphic Artist Guild and is a founding member of The Fashion Art Source and The Fashion Art Bank.

    She received her Bachelor of Fina Arts degree in Fashion Illustration from Parsons School of Design. She received a post- graduate certification in Teaching English Language and a New York State Certification in Art Education from Bank Street College of Education


    Current Courses

    Des Explor: Fashion Design

    Des Explor: Fashion Design (Summer 2020)

    Visual Communication Studio 1

    Visual Communication Studio 2

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