Bio & CV

Anette Millington is a research-based artist, designer, and educator. She investigates creative making strategies and systems that embed materials with meaning. Her particular focus as an artist and designer is textile embellishment, considering relationships between natural growth systems, language and ornamentation. As an educator, Anette specializes in art and design pedagogy that links making and thinking, craft and technology.

Anette is Assistant Professor of Fashion Systems and Materiality at Parsons School of Design. She is also the Director of Parsons First Year Program. She has worked in museum education at the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum, the Museum of Arts and Design, and the Brooklyn Museum. Recent exhibitions include Pattern, Surface Design Association Member Gallery, Formation, the Art Lot in Brooklyn, and New Legacies, Lincoln Center, CO. She has been reviewed online by the blog Hyperallergic, and in print by the Boston Globe. Anette attended the School of Visual Arts for her MFA and received a BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art.

Higher Education Courses Taught @ Parsons School of design


MFA Textiles Major Studio Embellishment

Fashion BFA Design Studio Materiality

BFA Creative Technical Studio

Integrated Studio 2 Fashion

Integrated Studio 1

Digital Surface Design

Drawing and Imaging

Graphic Design 1

2D Design