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educator , painter , textile designer

Joanne Erminia Foti, American Painter, textile designer, educator.

Background

Foti, Joanne Erminia was born on February 9, 1954 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Peter M. and Marian (Oppedisano) Foti.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, 1975. Master of Arts in Art Education, Brooklyn College, 2001.

Career

Textile designer, colorist, New Wave Fabrics Ltd., New York City, 1978-1982;textile colorist, New Point Fabrics Ltd., New York City, 1982-1984;textile designer, colorist, Merry Mary Fabrics, New York City, 1984-1986;print stylist dress division, Liz Claiborne Dresses, New York City, 1986-1989;print stylist, color advisor, St. Gillian.Bichon, New York City, 1989-1990;textile stylist domestic and imported women's wear, Hi Fashion Fabrics, New York City, 1990-1992;assistant to owner for domestic women's wear, Euro-American Textile Corporation, New York City, 1992-1993;freelance textile designer, artist, New York City, since 1993. Art educator NYC Public H.S., since 1995.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, music.

Connections

father:
Peter M. Foti

mother:
Marian (Oppedisano) Foti