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  • Serra Cenkçiler, Class of 2017

    Serra Cenkçiler received her BFA Fine Arts from Parsons Paris. She focused on painting but also studied printmaking, graphic design and photography. As much as she loves hands-on practice, she enjoys reading a lot too. Therefore she decided to join the MA History of Design and Curatorial Studies program. After spending four years in Paris,…

  • Sarah Gasper, Class of 2017

    Sarah Gasper earned her B.A in Art History from Boston University. After college, she worked for three years in San Francisco before moving to Paris in 2014 to learn French. Sarah’s research areas include Eighteenth Century French Material Culture and Interior Decoration and Art Nouveau. During her Master’s studies at Parsons Sarah completed internships at the…

  • Chanel Host, Class of 2017

    Originally from Boulder, Colorado, Chanel received her B.A. in Art History and Literature from the University of Colorado with her thesis focused on the relationship between American poetry and Hindu cosmology in fashioning the ‘American Dream.’ Prior to graduate school Chanel spent three years managing a multi-brand fashion showroom in New York and Los Angeles.…

  • Kelly Konrad, Class of 2017

    Kelly Konrad arrived in Paris after having received undergraduate degrees in French Literature and Art History, earned in part from Cours de civilization française de la Sorbonne in Paris, France and Santa Reparata International School for Art in Florence, Italy respectively. Her primary areas of research interest include French furniture and interiors from the seventeenth…

  • Francesco Pastore, Class of 2017

    Francesco is originally from Rome, Italy. He holds his undergraduate degree in Architecture from Roma Tre University after completing his last year as an Erasmus student at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris-Belleville. After college, he earned an M.A. in Museums’ Studies at the University of Westminster in London where he interned at the Imperial War…

  • Katia Porro, Class of 2017

    Katia Porro received her B.A. in Art History from the University of Central Florida in 2014 where her research explored identity and gender through art and fashion. Following her undergraduate studies, she completed an internship at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, Italy in 2015 before beginning the History of Design and Curatorial Studies M.A.…

  • Sebastian Grant, Class of 2017

    New York Mobility Student Sebastian Grant is a recent graduate from the Parsons History of Design and Curatorial Studies Masters Program, and he visited the Paris campus at the beginning of his second year. He received his undergraduate degree at McGill University, with a double major in Art History and Classics, and he continues to…

  • Oliver Graney, Class of 2016

    Oliver Graney got his B.A. in Art History from Binghamton University. His main areas of interest are the relation between design practice and political activism, science fiction and speculative design, and historiographies of design. He has interned at the Centre national des arts plastiques in 2015 and Domaine de Boisbuchet in 2016. Graney’s thesis, “News from…