Suffolk University Oral History Project (SOH-066)
Karen Clarke, professor emerita of Art and Design, discusses her early career and travels, her teaching and academic work, and her impact on the interior design program at Suffolk University. Clarke describes the influence of global travel in her work as an interior designer, an artist, and later, as a professor. She discusses the merging of the New England School of Art and Design (NESAD) with Suffolk University and how it affected student life at the university. She also speaks about her teaching philosophy and the importance of teaching sustainable interior design. The interview concludes with a discussion of Clarke’s legacy in creating a Master's program in Interior Architecture and Design.
Suffolk University—History, Suffolk University—College of Arts and Sciences
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Clarke, Karen; Pimentel, Crystal; and Gilbert, Natalie, "Oral History Interview with Karen Clarke (SOH-066 video recording and transcript)" (2022). Suffolk University Oral History Project. 54.