FASHION.EDU - SERIES | 2008 | SAN FRANCISCO |

The Fashion.edu 2008 invites the Academia side of fashion - Design Professors from Fashion Institutions - to the conference to discuss how the element of creativity is introduced into classrooms in fashion design courses both in United States and abroad.

STEVEN FAERM / FASHION.EDU / 2008

STEVEN FAERM - New York

Steven Faerm is the Director and Assistant Professor for the Undergraduate Program of fashion design at Parsons School of Design in New York. He has been a designer and illustrator previously worked with Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, ICB, Kenneth Richard and The Gap.

NANCY RIEGELMAN / FASHION.EDU / 2008

NANCY RIEGELMAN - Los Angeles

Nancy Riegelman teaches fashion drawing at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California and Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles. She is the author of many fashion illustration books, including Colors for Modern Fashion and 9 HEADS: A Guide to Fashion Drawing.

SHELLEY FOX / FASHION.EDU / 2008

SHELLEY FOX - New York

Shelley Fox is an award-winning designer and currently the Donna Karan Professor of Design at Parsons School of Design in New York. Her teaching experiences include a variety of institutions in England, including the Royal College of Art, Goldsmiths University, Kingston University, Nottingham Trent University, and the Bunka School from Tokyo at the London College of Fashion. Most recently, she taught Second Year Women’s Wear Knitwear and Textiles for the Central St. Martins College of Art and Design.

DAVID MEYER / FASHION.EDU / 2008

DAVID MEYER - Paris

David Meyer is an accessories designer and professor of fashion communications at Duperre School of Applied Arts in Paris since 2004. He began his career in shoes design with Nina Ricci, had worked with Calvin Klein in New York, and designed men’s and women’s shoes with Yodji Yamamoto and Ted Lapidus.

The Arts of Fashion Foundation is a San Francisco-based 501(c)(3), public, non-profit organization, linking both academics and professionals alike and is dedicated in fostering international cultural exchange through the creation of a variety of educational programs meant to facilitate critical thinking and advance the field of fashion among artists, designers, scholars and students.The primary focus of the foundation is the continuous support of creativity and design process in fashion and the arts linked to it.