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Ben Copperwheat

Ben Copperwheat

Adjunct Instructor

Ben Copperwheat has an MA in Printed Textiles from the Royal College of Art. He has created textile collections and provided brand direction for Gucci, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Peter Som, Edun, Pret A Surf, Victorinox Swiss Army, Stephen Burrows, 3.1 Phillip Lim, DKNY, and Daryl K. Copperwheat’s work is commissioned by personalities and organizations like Beyoncé and Blue Ivy, Boy George, Liza Minnelli, Pat Cleveland, Isabella Blow, and David Collins Studio. He is a member of the ARTFASHION group of artists and gallery founded and curated by legendary stylist, Patricia Field. Copperwheat teaches fashion history and industry courses at NYUSPS in the Center for Applied Liberal Arts.

Currently Teaching

The Fashion Designer as an Artist

Explore the exciting relationship between fashion and art with visits to New York exhibitions and designer studios.

Fashion Design in New York City

Explore the fundamentals of a career in the fashion industry.