Lisa Adamitis has been a freelance designer and graphics educator for more than 10 years. With a BFA from Kutztown University, she excelled as an art director and designer in the medical and university publishing arena for many years. Her clients include Harcourt College Publishing, Thompson Publishing, Temple University Press, Addison Wesley and Novartis Corp.
Kaitlyn Angstadt is a designer specializing in branding, advertising, and print and web design. Currently with Brownstein Group, previous experience includes GS Worldwide and Finch Brands. Clients include IKEA USA, YMCA of Philadelphia, Pillsbury Baking, and Merck Oncology. She holds a BS with Honors from Art Institute of Philadelphia and is Secretary Co-Chair for AIGA, the professional association for design.
Dominique Asuncion is a fashion designer with Fishman & Tobin specializing in private label apparel sold at major department stores nationwide. Previous experience includes Hartstrings, where she researched global market innovations and designed private label projects including Little Maven for Tori Spelling. She holds a BS in Fashion Design from Philadelphia University and was a finalist on NBC’s Runway Challenge.
Clem Cizewski is an architect and drawing instructor in Moore’s MFA Interior Design Program. Principal with CC3D Architectural Rendering since 1989, he is a member of AIA Philadelphia and American Society of Architectural Illustrators. He holds BA’s in Architecture and Fine Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. Previous teaching positions include Harvard University School of Design and University of Louisville.
Donna Daley is an architect and interior designer currently affiliated with Lenhardt Rodgers Architects. Principal of Daley & Associates for more than 20 years, she also has extensive teaching experience including serving as Academic Director of Interior Design for the Art Institute of Philadelphia. She holds a BArch from Temple University and an MS in Interior Design from Drexel University.
Tina Delia is owner and principal designer for Delia Designs, LLC in Hopewell, New Jersey. Previous design experience includes Studio Perilli in Rome, Civitas Architects in Philadelphia, and Capital Health Systems in Trenton. Prior to receiving her MS in Interior Architecture and Design from Drexel University, she earned a JD from Widener University School of Law and practiced law.
Neel Elsherif is production associate designer with NINO Brand in Philadelphia. Previous experience includes Frank Agostino Haute Couture in Bryn Mawr, Marie Bishara in Cairo (Egypt), and Liz Clairborne in New York. She holds a BFA in Fashion Design from Moore and her work was most recently exhibited at White Tie Ball at The Bellevue (Philadelphia).
Sary Em holds an MS in Interior Design and a BS in Design (Architecture Concentration) from Drexel University. She is Owner & Curator of HOME, a furnishings boutique focusing on high-end furniture, lighting and accessories; as well as Principal & Interior Designer for (re)work Architecture & Design, a design firm specializing in residential and small commercial projects. Previous experience includes nine years as Senior Interior Designer with WPH Architects in Philadelphia
Rachel Ford, fashion and costume designer, creates work for Opera Company of Philadelphia and Arden Theatre and is the Creative Director/Owner of MADE Studios in Philadelphia specializing in high end tailoring and evening wear. Her costumes for theatre have received national recognition and her background includes productions for Stars on Ice, New York theatre, and films – most recently Rachel and Diana, written and directed by Dave Janetta, as well as music videos.
Shila Griffith is an interior designer with Peter Zimmerman Architects, a high-end architectural firm in Berwyn, where her work includes large-scale commercial and luxury residential designs. Skilled in custom detailing, 3D digital models, renderings, and creating color profiles, she holds an MS in Sustainable Design and a BS in Interior Design from Philadelphia University. Previous experience includes Greenable in Philadelphia, a design firm specializing in practical green solutions for residential and commercial applications.
Glenn Groglio is a graphic designer with extensive experience in product design/development, logo/brand, and identity development/advertising for major clients including Coty Beauty, Merck & Company, Inc., Lenox Brands and Dansk International Design. Holding a BFA in Communication Design from Pratt Institute, New York, he has won numerous awards including the Clio Award and Print Magazine Regional Design Award.
Robert Hires is a graphic designer and educator specializing in computer illustration and technology. Before founding Hires Graphics, a computer graphics studio, his professional experience included serving as the Creative Director at Discovery Software, a software development company. He is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Katherine Hoffman is a technical fashion illustrator currently freelancing and doing contract work for Brooks Brothers and Jones Apparel of New York where she managed the Technical Illustration Department for eight years until leaving to focus on family. Certified in Art Education, she holds an MA in Illustration from Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.
Megan McManus holds an MFA from California State University (Long Beach) where she received the Outstanding Graduate Award, and BFA from School of Museum of Fine Arts (Boston). Before moving to Philadelphia, she was Assistant Professor of Art at University of Kansas. Teaching experience includes drawing, painting, color, and composition. Her work has been reviewed in Art in America, among other publications.
Colleen Moretz has a wide ranging background in fashion and technical design. For more than ten years she owned Colleen’s Couture in Wilmington, which maintained a national and international clientele. An instructor for nine years in fashion and apparel studies at the University of Delaware, she holds an MFA from Marywood University in Scranton and a BS from the University of Delaware. In 2013, she received the Deans Award for Bridal Design in the Goldstein Museum of Design Competition.
Kaz Morihata has a background in architecture, interior design, and lighting. He has been affiliated with renowned design firms including Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (New York), Vignelli Associates (New York), and Isao Hosoe Design (Milan). He holds a MArch from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Design and a BFA with Honors from Rhode Island School of Design, Providence.
Tim Ogline is principal of Ogline Design, a graphic design firm specializing in identity systems, print design and website development. Clients include National Governors Association, University of Pennsylvania, TargetX, and Florida Tourism. An award-winning illustrator, recent honors include Philadelphia Sketch Club 1st Place and Graphis Gold. He holds a BFA from Temple University Tyler School of Art.
Sharif Pendleton holds a BFA in Multimedia from University of the Arts. In addition to producing work independently, he designs under the label Masters of None, which reflects his interests in various tools, techniques and media. He is a photographer whose work is shown widely; documentary filmmaker; and designer of personal products, home goods, board games and web games.
Amy Pendola has a BFA in Fashion Design from Moore College of Art & Design. For the past seven years, she has been a designer with Rasta Imposta Costume Design, where she is responsible for developing product from illustration board and sketch to pattern drafting and final sample. Her freelance work includes working with conceptual designers in the development of garments that can convert to costumes.
Toosdhi Perry is Creative Production Manager and Graphic Designer with American Board of Internal Medicine. She has been Art Director and Graphic Designer with 2pDesigns, Kise Straw & Kolodner, and Duane Morris in Philadelphia and CFC Print Solutions in Texas. She holds a BFA in Graphic Design from Moore and an MS in Interactive Design & Media from Philadelphia University.
Katya Roelse is Head of Product Development for SA VA Fashion. Previous experience includes running her own fashion business, serving as James Galanos’s assistant with the Fashion Council Committee, and acting as Design Tutor/Critic for Microsoft’s School of the Future. She holds an MS in Fashion from Drexel University and Business Certification from the Center for Women & Enterprise (Boston).
Megan Stanger is a graphic designer specializing in branding, advertising, packaging, and trade show promotions. Currently with Insight Pharmaceuticals, she manages creative assets for 40 consumer brands including Monistat, e.p.t., Anacin, Sucrets and Nix. She holds a BS in Graphic Design Communication with Honors from Philadelphia University and is on the Programming Committee of AIGA, the professional association for design.
Patricia Stewart is a highly skilled production and technical patternmaker. Currently head of Urban Outfitters Patternmaking Department, her many years of experience in the fashion industry include Henry Hampton and Caron in Chicago, as well as Joyce Sportswear in Gary, Indiana. She received her training at Academy of Fashion Design, Chicago and William Rainer Harper College, Palatine, Illinois.
Leigh Van Duzer is a photographer whose work has been widely exhibited, most recently at Palais de Glace in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Arlatino Gallery in Arles, France; and Fowler Arts Collective in Brooklyn. Teaching experience includes Pennsylvania College of Art & Design and University of Pennsylvania. She holds an MFA in Photography from University of Pennsylvania.
Erin Williams is a jewelry designer, sculptor, and installation artist. She holds an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, a BFA from Syracuse University, and has studied at London College of Fashion. Her work is shown nationally with recent exhibitions at Traver Gallery in Seattle for the Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference and Contemporary Craft Exhibition at ArtSpace in Raleigh.