From the moment that Monika Sinclair joined the Art and Art History faculty in 2020, she has been steadily building awareness and recognition for the area. Her experience includes extensive work in fashion merchandising as well as brand management, consumer behavior, sustainability in the fashion industry, and broader visual communications of all types.
The James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History is thrilled to welcome interior design faculty member, Professor Evan Pavka. Pavka was formerly Senior Associate Editor at Azure magazine and a past sessional instructor in the School of Interior Design at X University in Toronto. He is also the former managing editor for Inuit Art Quarterly, held editorial positions at Canadian Art and ArchDaily, has curated a number of exhibitions, and has worked with award-winning design firms in Toronto.
Clove Ellis (BFA ’21) is a mixed-media and installation artist who self describes as a queer, neurodivergent trans artist. Since graduating, they have built a successful business called Peachfuzzums, creating unique one-of-a-kind wearable animal ears.
Model D's article “Designers, nonprofits and entrepreneurs work to make Detroit a fashion hub” highlights Department of Art/Art History faculty member Roslyn Karamoko and her local retail shop, Détroit is the New Black, as well as alumna Kelsey Tucker and her recently launched brand Deviate Fashion.