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.
Kara Angotti is an interior designer whose firm, KO Angotti, specializes in interior design and energy audit services for residential and commercial clients. Previous experience includes H2L2 Architects & Planners and Burt Hill Architects. She holds a BFA in Interior Design from Moore College of Art & Design and is a member of the Sustainable Business Network of Philadelphia.
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.”
Patricia Berryman holds an MS in Interior Architecture & Design from Drexel University. She has been principal and project manager of a firm providing freelance design consulting services to residential and commercial clients for more than 15 years. Additional experience includes business development management and ownership of Friday Rocks, a retail and wholesale jewelry business she launched 10 years ago.
Ellie Brown is a photographer with an international exhibition record and teaching experience in digital photography and digital design. She holds an MFA from San Jose State University and BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Recent awards include USA Projects funding, Urbana Arts Grant Envision 365 Art Award, Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant and Medial Art Museum (London) Honorable Award.
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.
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 Creative Director/Owner of RAE Kids in Philadelphia. 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.
Sarah Frack holds a BFA in Fashion Design from Moore where she won the Janneman Award for Outstanding Construction and received the L.L.Bean Sportswear Award for Most Outstanding Design. She served as Associate Technical Designer with Urban Outfitters, where she was responsible for taking designs from concept to market. She has also worked with Philadelphia Sewing Collective.
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.
Heather Hartman holds a BFA in Fashion Design from Moore where she was honored with the Jannaman Construction Award for her bridal collection in 2011. Currently with Elie Tahari, New York, she previously was pattern maker with Urban Outfitters and has extensive experience in concept board design, fashion illustration and draping, as well as digitized fashion flats and patternmaking.
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.
Gillian Maniscalco is with the Women’s Print Design Team at Urban Outfitters. Previous experience includes the Apparel Print Design Team at Anthropologie. She holds a BFA magna cum laude in Craft and Material Studies with a Fiber Concentration from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. Her expertise includes both a fashion and fine arts approach to textile and surface design.
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.
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 Graphics 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.
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.
Natalie Rhoda is a fashion designer, illustrator and founder/owner of Style Camp, a Chestnut Hill shop specializing in women’s apparel and jewelry. Her experience includes design for Free People and Destination Maternity in Philadelphia, Digby & Iona in Brooklyn and illustration for Christie Newman, Piper Design in Manhattan Beach, California. She holds a BS in Fashion Design 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).
Joanne Sherrow is an apparels textile designer who specializes in fashion and textile design using digital applications. She is also an instructor with Pratt Institute and Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York. Experience includes textile design for Charming Shoppes and Victoria’s Secret. She holds a BS from Penn State and an AAS in Textile/Surface Design from FIT.
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.