Parsons 2017 Fashion Benefit

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Fashion Faculty, Greg Climer, Artist in Residence at Museum of Art and Design

Greg Climer, Assistant Professor of Fashion Design, is working as an artist in residence at the Museum of Art and Design. Every Saturday till the end of May, 10am-5pm, he will be in the studios creating a short animated film. He is quilting each frame of the animation. Its a companion piece to his knitted […]

Economist Richard Wolff Speaks on “The True Cost”, Lecture Open To All

Economist Richard Wolff will engage with students and Professor Andrea Katz on the economic and human impact of fashion manufacturing, and will speak on the importance of Americans to re-examine our economic system. Wolff appears in the documentary The True Cost. This event will take place Tuesday March 1, at 4pm in the University Center, room UL105. […]

Dress and Emotion: A Conversation

Please join Fiona Dieffenbacher, Asst. Professor of Fashion, Parsons School of Design, for a moderated conversation about Dress, Identity and Emotion. Panelists include Patrick Hughes (Part-time Assoc. professor, Fashion & Style historian), Ronnie Raymond (Advocate for the Disabled), Roemello Velez and Deannelys Corcino (students from the High School for Fashion Industries). This event will take […]

PAFM 1500 Fashion Merchandising: Italy Information Session Dates

This summer Parsons School of Design will offer a three-credit study abroad elective course; PAFM 1500 Fashion Merchandising: Italy taught by James Mendolia, School of Fashion, full-time faculty. This course is open to matriculated degree candidates. James will host information sessions on campus as follows: INFORMATION SESSION DATES: Tuesday, February 9th  2:50-3:50PM in the University Center, […]

Call For Papers: Into the Arts

Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality through Education First Widening Participation in Arts Education Conference is Friday, 15th July 2016, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK. Does society still believe in the value of Art, Design and the creative industries? Is Art and Design seen as exclusive, concerned only with Galleries and the ‘isms’ – or does it […]

ARSUTORIA Footwear Scholarship—Open to Senior BFA Students

A great opportunity for Senior BFA students interested in shoe design! This scholarship will afford one Senior candidate the opportunity to attend a 13-week shoe pattern making and prototyping course in Milan (Italy), at the prestigious ARSUTORIA School. The scholarship covers full tuition and is valued at $11,700 USD in addition to lodging accommodations in […]

iD International Emerging Designer Awards 2016

 12th Annual iD International Emerging Designer Awards 2016 – Presented in partnership with the Otago Polytechnic The iD International Emerging Designer Awards is a design competition and one night show to be held on March 17, 2016 in Dunedin, New Zealand. It aims to recognize and reward innovative work by the next generation of designers. […]

Fondazione Gianfranco Ferré Digital Archive Presentation

Rita Airaghi, Director and General Manager of Fondazione Gianfranco Ferré, will introduce the digital archives for fashion design research and provide an overview of how to navigate the website. The digital archive enables students, scholars and faculty the opportunity to examine and experience Gianfranco Ferré’s fashion work in an effective and hands-on way. This presentation, […]

CALL FOR PROJECT/EXHIBITION PROPOSAL 2016-2017 TO THE ARNOLD AND SHEILA ARONSON GALLERIES

Mission and Background: The mission of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (SJDC) is to generate an active dialogue on the role of innovative art and design in responding to our contemporary world. Its critical curatorial agenda, provoked by current environmental and social challenges, reflects and advances creative research and pedagogic practices. The exhibition and […]

TRAILBLAZERS: 17th Annual New York Fashion Conference

Trailblazers is the 17th Annual New York Fashion Conference organized by Initiatives in Art and Culture. Speakers in 2015 include Andrew Bolton, François Girbaud, Pat Cleveland, Robin Givhan, Mickey Boardman as well as School of Fashion faculty Timo Rissanen and Gabi Asfour. The event will take place at different times on Friday November 13th, and […]