Parsons

  • Profile:

    Educator, Designer, Patternmaker with over 30 years experience in: eveningwear, ready-to-wear, dance and theatre costuming, bathing suits, lingerie, active-wear, soft structure, sustainability and materiality. Costume designer for off Broadway, ballet companies, dance studios and ballroom competition.

    Computer Patternmaker: Art Stone Theatrical- costumes

    Patternmaker/Associate Designer: Sara Mique - Eveningwear

    Assistant Patternmaker: Zandra Rhodes - London

    Dynasty Dolls - Designer and Patternmaker

    Hippototomus Children's wear - Patternmaker/sample maker

     

     

    Degrees Held:

    Bachelor of Science in the Arts Degree

    Professional Affiliations:

    Surface Design Association

    AAUW

    Suburban Art League - Board member

    Brookhaven Theatre Dance Guild - Board Member

    Recent Publications:

    Speaker at the United Nations - topic: Empowering Women Through Design

    Speaker for Sino-American Friendship Association - Empowering Women in Design

    Collaboration with Parsons Professor Francesca Sammaritano for Childrenswear Text Book - Developed blocks, slopers and muslin Samples for boys and girls dress forms 2015-2016

    Nassau Community College Text Book - Created Fashion Illustrations

    Performances And Appearances:

    Speaker at the United Nations - Topic: Empowering Women Through Design 2017

    Speaker for Sino-American Friendship Association - Empowering Women in Design 2015-2016

     

    Research Interests:

    Surface Design: Columbus College of Art and Design - Surface Design Symposium - techniques for silk painting 016 and 2017

    Weaving: Mid Atlantic Fiber Association - Weaving for the Home - 2011

    Awards And Honors:

    The New School Development Award 2016 and 2017

    Nassau Community College - Student of the Year

    Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award nominee 2011,15,16,17

    Heirloom Sewing Award - 1st Place

    2nd Place Art Award - Long Island Festival

    2nd Place Art Award - Suburban Art League

    3rd Place Choreography - Jazz production

    2nd Place costuming - Jazz costumes

    1st Place costuming - Tap costumes

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