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  • Profile:

    Stacy Seiler is a multi-disciplinary artist, journalist, designer and educator. Her work explores the psychological impact that architecture plays upon its inhabitants in states of both presence and absence. In her practice, Stacy utilizes charcoal, cut paper collage, photography, fibers and sculptural objects as a means of channeling the past into the present. Her desire is to communicate the importance of architectural preservation within our culture and spark a curiosity for viewers to investigate the history contained within each structure. Her work has been exhibited internationally in such notable institutions as: Sotheby's, CH, The Guggenheim Estate, Fashion Institute of Technology, The Swiss General Consulate, NY, The National Arts Club and The Painting Center. She has been interviewed by Drawing Magazine and The Boston Globe.

    In addition to her art practice, Stacy is the Art Editor of IRK Magazine, Paris (2016-) for which she conducts interviews and produces feature articles on the work of innovative fashion designers and artists from around the world. Prior to IRK, she was the Contributing Writer of Arts and Culture at Downtown Magazine, NY (2011-2016). Stacy began her role as a Part-time Assistant Professor at Parsons in 2005, following a 10-year career as a Web Designer and Programmer working for such notable firms as Agora Publishing, e.magination and Sundberg & Associates while specializing in the corporate identity, branding and information design/architecture of Fortune 500 companies. Selected Clients: News Corporation, McGraw Hill, AIG, Fleet-Meehan and Waverly.

    Stacy holds an extensive background in design education and curriculum development. She is the acting Coordinator for the Summer Intensive Studies, Design Studio program (2010-2019), and has previously held the titles of Coordinator of the Parsons Scholars Program (2005-2012), Faculty Representative for the Fulbright Review Committee (2015), Faculty Representative for the Assessment of Student Learning Committee (2013-2014), finalist for the New School University's, Distinguished Teaching Award (2012), and Faculty Representative for L.I.S.A. (Low Income Student Alliance) (2008-2009). Stacy received a BFA with a Minor in Art History from The Maryland Institute College of Art, an MFA from Parsons School of Design and a TESOL Certification from New School University.

    Degrees Held:

    BFA, Minor:Art History, The Maryland Institute College of Art
    MFA, Parsons School of Design
    TESOL Certification, New School University

    Research Interests:

    Fashion Design, Communication Design, Data Visualization, Typography, Fine Art, Journalism, Design Research

     

    Current Courses:

    Design Studio (Summer 2019)

    Graphic Design Sr.

    Information Visualization

    Integrative Studio 1

    Integrative Studio 2

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