EDUCATION– Parsons New School of Design, New York, NY B.F.A. in Fiber Arts
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY A.A.S. in Textile Design & Merchandising
Global Color Research – Mix Trends Publications – What an honor to have been an invited guest for seasons 2011 and 2012 Color and Design Trend Forecasting.
HOSPITALITY – As Senior Designer for Hunter Douglas Hospitality – I creating woven and print collections, sourcing textiles and turned custom visions into million dollar accounts. Clients included: Walt Disney World Resorts, Best Western, Hilton, Marriott, Starwood, and Carnival Cruise Line.
As Regional Sales Executive for Crossley, Axminster Carpets – Managed custom hospitality projects with A&D firms, Architects, and Purchasing Agents.
APPAREL – After college, I working in the New York Garment Industry painting textiles for swimwear, home furnishings and menswear companies such as Levi’s, Gant, IZOD, Ralph Lauren, Macy’s, Salant and Liz Claiborne. I moved to Chicago to be Head Designer, Private Brands for Seidensticker International and later The Apparel Development Group. I traveled the world in search of fashion and color trends, creating presentation and products right for each of our clients. Our private label men’s shirt collections have been featured in: Kohl’s, JC Penny’s, Macy’s Joseph A. Banks, Nordstrom’s, Carson’s, Men’s Warehouse, and Sears.
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