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Pareesa Pourian

Adjunct Associate Professor


Pareesa Pourian is a painter and poet. At Pratt Institute, she teaches in the Fine Arts and Writing departments. She has been an educator at Rutgers University, Brooklyn, and the Wallach Art Gallery. In 2017, she studied at the Summer Forum for Inquiry + Exchange in Kaneohe, HI. She divides her time between Brooklyn and the northern Catskills.

BFA: Painting and Drawing, Minor: Philosophy, Louisiana State University MFA: Painting, Rutgers University