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Last Illustration Job Talk, Catrin Morgan! 3/16

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The finalists in the Assistant Professor of Illustration search at Parsons are George Boorujy, Joel Gill and Catrin Morgan. They will be giving job talks this Friday and next week Tuesday & Friday. Students are highly encouraged to attend these sessions and ask questions after the talks.

Job talks allow candidates to present themselves in the context of their research, scholarship, or creative practice and to discuss their pedagogical philosophy. Each candidate will speak for about 30 minutes, followed by a 15-minute Q&A.

We will also attempt to collect written feedback from Illustration students after the talks — show up and make your voice heard in our search process!


Catrin Morgan
Friday, March 16, 1:00 pm
66 Fifth Ave, Kellen Auditorium (Room N101)
Catrin Morgan is an illustrator, artist and designer whose practice is concerned with mathematical, architectural and theoretical systems. Catrin has an MA in Communication Art and Design at The Royal College of Art and a PhD from RCA on work looking at the relationship between illustration and deception.  Catrin’s first book Phantom Settlements, an illustrated exploration of the work of Ryan Gander, Jamie Shovlin and Tom McCarthy, produced in collaboration with Mireille Fauchon and design studio Julia was published by Ditto Press in 2011. Her second book, an illustrated edition of Ben Marcus’s landmark of experimental fiction, The Age of Wire and String, was published by Granta Books in 2013. In 2017 she was invited to produce a limited edition artist’s book, Studies for Studies at Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, New York. Catrin is represented by dalla Rosa gallery in London and has exhibited in India and the US. She has twice been shortlisted for the Jerwood Drawing Prize and her work has been discussed in The Paris Review, Modern Painters, Elephant, and Frieze Magazine. She has written papers looking at expanding thinking about what illustration is and can do that have been published in The Journal of Illustration Research, Varoom Magazine and The Journal of Writing in Creative Practice. She is a founding member of the art collective Cassiopeia.
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