Groovy Majors

  • Illustrator/Educator Teacher of Toy Design at Parsons New School for Design So what does one learn in a Toy Design class taught by Caty Bartholomew at Parsons New School for Design? Well, you will take found objects and craft them into toys, create designer toys, visit with guest artists, and even dangle marionettes out of windows to the delight of the people below. Illustrator/artist and educator Caty Bartholomew teaches at...

    Caty Bartholomew

    Illustrator/Educator
    Teacher of Toy Design at Parsons New School for Design

    So what does one learn in a Toy Design class taught by Caty Bartholomew at Parsons New School for Design? Well, you will take found objects and craft them into toys, create designer toys, visit with guest artists, and even dangle marionettes out of windows to the delight of the people below.

    Illustrator/artist and educator Caty Bartholomew teaches at Parsons and has illustrated articles for publications including The New York Times and Rolling Stone. How did she find her way to this groovy career and to teaching this groovy class?

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  • Professor of Urban Geography Puzzled faces often greet Jamie Winders, Ph.D. when she introduces herself as an urban geographer. Most people have never heard of this career; they assume it is the study of city maps. So part of Dr. Winders’ work as Assistant Professor of Geography at Syracuse University is educating the public about the fascinating world of urban geography – which is more than reading maps.

    Jamie Winders, Ph.D.

    Professor of Urban Geography

    Puzzled faces often greet Jamie Winders, Ph.D. when she introduces herself as an urban geographer. Most people have never heard of this career; they assume it is the study of city maps. So part of Dr. Winders’ work as Assistant Professor of Geography at Syracuse University is educating the public about the fascinating world of urban geography – which is more than reading maps.

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  • Professor of Drama at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, New York, a freelance director, and a writer. While his childhood dream was to be an actor, he has created a portfolio life in the theater as an esteemed professor, director of plays, films, operettas, operas, music video, and TV, and writer of screenplays and plays. His words of wisdom for actors have broad appeal for all of our...

    John Henry Davis

    Professor of Drama at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, New York, a freelance director, and a writer.

    While his childhood dream was to be an actor, he has created a portfolio life in the theater as an esteemed professor, director of plays, films, operettas, operas, music video, and TV, and writer of screenplays and plays. His words of wisdom for actors have broad appeal for all of our readers who are artists. As John Henry said, “I don’t think there’s any clear path to become an artist in the broader sense. I like to think of myself as an artist, or someone who always aspires to be an artist.

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