Interdisciplinary Associate Professor, Foundation, Fashion, Interior and Textile Design
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Heather Ujiie grew up in New York’s Greenwich Village, part of a family of artist educators, and believes her creativity comes from a lively bohemian childhood. She is an interdisciplinary associate professor at Moore College of Art & Design, and her installations and artwork have been exhibited both nationally and internationally. She has participated in exhibits at Hangaram Arts Center Museum and the Seoul Art Center in Korea; The Salon Art & Design Fair at the Park Avenue Armory in New York, NY; the State Museum of Pennsylvania; Delaware Art Museum; Hunterdon Museum of Art; Racine Art Museum; Delaware Center for Contemporary Art; the Philadelphia International Airport; and the Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial Museum.
Heather Ujiie holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Visual Art from the State University of New Paltz, New York, New York State Certification in Art Education K-12 from Brooklyn College, and an Associate’s Degree in Textile Surface Design, from The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. She has over 15 years of experience as a textile designer, designing printed textiles for the high-end home furnishing and apparel markets in New York City. Her commercial printed textile designs have had numerous clients including Flavor Paper, and The White House private residences for President George W. Bush and Laura Bush, in Washington D.C. She has also designed costumes for experimental theater and Dance in NYC, including The Julliard School and Jean Cocteau Repertory Theater.