(EdD Columbia University, MFA Pratt Institute, BA Bryn Mawr College) is Assistant Professor of Art and Design Pedagogy and Assistant Dean of Curriculum and Learning at Parsons School of Design. Her work is a mix of studio practice, academic research and teaching, carefully woven and intermixed such that each component feeds and supports the others. Mariah has a studio practice based in photography that includes collage work combining printmaking, drawing and photographs and have been part of exhibitions at The Douro Museum, Alijo, Portugal, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA and Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS. Mariah’s writing centers on teaching, recent publications include “Is The Critique Relevant?” In Visual Inquiry; Learning and Teaching Art
, a chapter titled “Re-thinking Critique: Questioning the Standards, Re-thinking the Format, Engaging Meanings Constructed in Context”.
She has presented papers at the International Journal of Design Education Conference, College Art Association, Society of Photographic Educators and the Lilly International Conference for Teaching and Learning. She has taught courses on Pedagogy, Master’s Thesis, Photography and Cross-disciplinary studio/seminar courses in art and design at Parsons, SUNY Purchase, SUNY Albany, Columbia University and Central Michigan University.
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