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Anthony Palliparambil

Visiting Instructor


Anthony ‘Ashwin’ Palliparambil, Jr., is an artist and educator who lives and works in both Brooklyn, NY and Bowie, MD. He serves on the editorial boards of The Fashion Studies Journal and The Fashion and Race Database. A native of the Washington, DC metropolitan area, Anthony is devoted to exploring beauty both as a maker and a thinker. His interests lie in exploring the bridge between technology and the arts.

Anthony has over a decade of experience in the creative industry, from managing a non-profit art gallery, to supporting his own art practice, to recent forays into art and design criticism. He has an extensive exhibition history, and has been awarded four permanent public art commissions in Alexandria, VA. He is in the public art collections of the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital, the Inova Schar Cancer Institute, and the University of West Virginia.

A graduate of the Master’s in Fashion Studies program at Parsons School of Design in New York, NY, Anthony has published scholarship within fashion studies as well as a variety of reviews of exhibitions and collection reviews during New York Fashion Week. Likewise, he has freelanced as an installation assistant on three globally recognized fashion exhibitions.

Parsons School of Design, The New School (New York, NY)
MA Fashion Studies, 2017
Departmental Honors

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD)
BA Studio Art, 2010
Minor: Art History