Jess Irish is an Associate Professor of Media Arts & Design within the School of Art, Media & Technology at Parsons School of Design. Her recent courses include:

  • Integrative Studio 1
    First-year BFA/BBA undergraduate course on design research and methods, in conjunction with a seminar

  • Sustainable Systems
    First year BFA/BBA undergraduate course on climate change, energy, water and materials within systems.
  • Major Studio 1
    Fall semester design process studio for incoming MFADT students

  • Thesis 2
    Spring semester production of final year-long MFADT thesis works

  • Hybrid Works: Image & Text
    Cross-MFA course bringing together writers and media makers to explore new forms.
    Co-Taught with LB Thompson

  • Integrative Seminar 1
    First-year BFA undergraduate course on design concepts, in conjunction with a study

  • Collab: Design + Science for Climate Change
    Cross-university course for creating design engagements to communicate energy issues
    Co-Taught with Bhawani Venkataraman

  • Core Lab: 4D
    Time-based production course for students in Illustration focused on animation

  • Prototyping
    Iterative making for students in Design & Technology BFA program

  • Topics: Narrative
    Independently-driven projects for students working with narrative in non-linear formats

  • Collab: Participatory City
    Mixed level course to collaborate in creating urban interfaces for public participation
    Co-Taught with Jane Pirone