Parsons 2017 Fashion Benefit

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“An Accidental Revolutionary… A Fruit Bowl Manifesto” Interdisciplinary Exhibition of Fashion and Art by Andrew Cornell Robinson with Greg Climer

An Accidental Revolutionary… A Fruit Bowl Manifesto features the work of Parsons faculty Andrew Cornell Robinson who has collaborated with a dozen different artists, designers, musicians, and a poet, including fashion faculty and designer Greg Climer. Robinson explores discordant assemblages of personality, memory and history through craft. The work is comprised of a ceremonial series […]

Fashion Studies Research Methods: Symposium and Book Launch

This special event brings together the contributors to the new book Fashion Studies: Research Methods, Sites and Practices (ed. Heike Jenss, Bloomsbury 2016). This new anthology provides rich and nuanced perspectives on the use and combinations of methodological approaches to explore fashion in a wide range of contexts: from everyday fashion to experimental fashion design, from […]

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 […]

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, […]

Dress & Emotion: The Exhibition

Dress & Emotion: The Exhibition showcases the cumulative results of a three-year long research project that seeks to explore the emotional and sensory act of dressing. The images and objects on display aim to depict themes of body image, identity/self-curation, representation and the messaging of dress. The opening reception will take place Thursday, February 11, […]

AAS Fall 2015 Graduation Reception

The first ever AAS Fall Graduation Reception held on December 18, 2015, was a lovely evening of live jazz by a trio of students from The School of Jazz at The New School. There was plenty of mixing and mingling making it a great time had by all. Check out the images below to see the event for yourself. […]

The AAS Social!

The AAS Holiday Social took place this past Wednesday, and a good time was had by all! We’ll do another AAS Social next semester. Stay tuned for details. Scroll through some of the images below to see the event for yourself:

Parsons + petitePARADE

By Francesca Sammaritano – Assistant Professor of Fashion, Parsons School of Fashion We are happy to celebrate petitePARADE – Kids Fashion Week – the bi-annual runway show now in its ninth edition. We are grateful that our Parsons fashion design graduates have been featured in this event for the fourth year in a row! On October […]

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 […]