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Parsons School of Design MFA Lighting Design program theses

Creator : Parsons School of Design MFA Lighting Design Program

1987-2017, 6.6 linear feet; 201 theses; 33.1 gb
This collection consists of theses submitted as a requirement of graduation from Parsons School of Design's Lighting Design program. The collection should not be considered comprehensive as many years are missing. Additionally, it is possible that not all theses submitted during a particular year are present in the collection. The two primary time periods covered by the collection are 1992 through 1994 and 2006 through 2017. The disposition of theses submitted in the decade between 1995 and 2005 is unknown.Lighting studies courses have been a part of Parsons School of Design's academic programs since 1970. Parsons School of Design Lighting Institute was introduced in Spring 1984, offering introductory and advanced lighting classes for architectural and design purposes. The program was directed by James Nuckolls. The program was the first of its kind in the world. A certificate was offered until Fall 1990 when the program became a full two-year master's degree with Sy Mayerson as its director under the Architecture Department. Later program directors have included Robert Prouse, JoAnn Lindsey, and Derek Porter. As of 2016, Glenn Shrum directs the four-year Master of Fine Arts program in Lighting Design in the School of Constructed Environments.

Parsons School of Design MFA Lighting Design program theses

Creator : Parsons School of Design. Lighting Design program.

1987-1994, 2006-2015, 201 theses
Collection consists of theses written by students in the Parsons School of Design MFA Lighting Design program.