The New School Archives Digital Collections

Related people/organizations

Martica Sawin (interviewer)
Suzanne Cole (interviewee)
New School (New York, N.Y.). New School Archives and Special Collections (publisher)
Parsons School of Design (producer)

Date

14 Apr 1994

Identifier

PC070101_Cole_19940414

MLA Citation

Interview with Suzanne Cole. 14 Apr 1994. Parsons School of Design Centenary Oral History Project. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 23 Nov 2017

Description TRANSCRIPT


In this audio interview, Suzanne Cole, an instructor and later chair of the Illustration Department at Parsons School of Design, discusses transitioning the department from a fashion illustration focus to a more general illustration focus during her tenure. Cole describes faculty members she and co-chair Murray Tinkelman hired, including J.C. Suarez, Randy Enos, and Maurice Sendak, and recounts her teaching strategies and those of her colleagues.