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Parsons School of Design Centenary oral history project ➔ Interview with Suzanne Cole

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


April 14 1994


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.





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