Andrea Katz

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Visiting Associate Professor Fashion Design akatz11@pratt.edu 718.636.3415 p Brooklyn Campus, Steuben Hall 2

Current Course Listing (2)

21/SP-FASD-302-01 Shape and Form II

21/SP-FASD-302-01 Shape and Form II

Education

B.A., M.A., M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Biography

Founder of AKO, which includes womenswear, menswear, and accessories—the designs of which are licensed by Vogue patterns; academic background includes visual culture and studio practices that inform her approach to teaching and design, encourage contextual and conceptual vs. trend-driven design strategies, and conscious business approaches in her classroom; integrates and adapts contemporary market experiences into curriculum such as low-seam construction, zero-waste design, sustainable production, innovations in textile science, and social responsibility; continued research focuses on fair labor practices, environmental concerns, and animal-free materiality.