A (very) little about me
Place: New Jersey
Graduated from Indian Lake Central High School, Indian Lake, New York: 1984
Attended Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, New York: 1984, Music Major
Graduated from Onondaga Community College: 1987, AAS Music
Apprenticed with Frank Barbuto, Master Tailor and Production Manager of Pietrafesa Men's wear 1986-1989
Attended Syracuse University: 1991, Fashion Design
Graduated from Syracuse University: 1995, BS Fashion Design.
With designer Jeffrey Mayer created Conovermayer, a high end women's fashion company. Conovermayer designed two collections a year, selling nationwide at stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, and many smaller boutiques: 1995-2006
Faculty in the Fashion Design Department situated in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 1995-present
Areas of teaching expertise: fashion design, pattern making, draping, apparel design, collection development and presentation, computer graphics, Adobe Photoshop CS, CS2, CS3, CS4 and Illustrator CS, CS2, CS3, CS4
My love of all things beautifully designed and visually interesting is what fuels my every moment. Artistic creativity is a gift that when controlled can seemingly move the earth. It is my goal as an artist for others to see what I do, and to provoke insightful thought through this shared vision.