Digital Illustration 2D & 3D
Surface Pattern Design
Garment Patternmaking, Fit and Alteration
Gender Inclusive Clothing and Size
Senior Instructor Oregon State University 2011-present
Pattern Designer and Graphic Designer, Sudara, 2018-2019
Freelance Surface Pattern Designer 2018-Present
Marianne Egan Custom Bridal 2006-2018
Assistant Designer Intern 2001-2002: Schuessler Knitting Mills, Inc., Chicago, IL
Vicki Liang’s honors thesis committee member (2020-2021)
Mentor, Philomath High School Thesis work for a Senior’s thesis project. (2009).
Judge, Oregon State Recycle Fashion Show sponsored by OSUFO, Oregon State University Student Organization (2008 & 2009).
Speaker, Corvallis High School Advance Photography Class, Corvallis, OR (2008).
Instructor, Outside the Box, Pre-college program for gifted junior high students, Corvallis, OR (2006 & 2007).
Judge for the 1st round of the Arts of Fashion, Annual Global Student Fashion Design Competition, San Francisco. (2007).
Portland Fashion Week Oregon State Night (2006). I organized a partnership with Portland’s first Fashion Week and OSU alumni and students showed their collections.
Speaker, Oregon State University Women’s Giving Circle, Portland, OR (2006).
Honors and Awards:
DHE Faculty. (2007). Student Learning and Success Teamwork Award, OSU
Egan, M. (2004). Dorothy Schilling Memorial Award Scholarship. $1000.
Egan, M. (2004). Arts of Fashion Competition. Sustainability and Fashion National Finalist. Oklahoma State, OK.
Egan, M. (2003 & 2004). Richard Dreihause Award for Fashion Excellence, Chicago, IL.
Oregon State University, Senior Instructor I Apparel Design: Winter 2006-Present
Computer Aided Design (3 credit) Introduction to the Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator and Photoshop. Instruction in drawing, image editing, flat illustrations and textile design. Lec/studio.
PERFORMANCE APPAREL INNOVATION II (3 credit) Develop innovative performance apparel from technical specifications or prototypes. Analysis of apparel construction related to equipment, cost, quality, end use and customer needs. Lec/lab.
Fashion Trend Analysis (3 credit hours, lecture course) - The fashion trend forecasting process within the soft goods industry; use of information sources and trend analysis in developing and promoting a fashion product.
Technical drawing, Illustration, and Fashion design (4 credit hours, studio course) - Techniques in technical drawing and fashion illustration; use of computer-aided design applications in the design of apparel. Fashion sketching in various mediums, conception and designing of individual garments and collections and development of a digital fashion design portfolio.
Design and Human Environment Student Fashion Show and Design Exhibition (6 credit hours, studio course) - Annual student fashion show created by students from conception through the final execution of the show. 17 students are accepted into the class (they must apply) and spend 2 terms planning the show from writing a grant for the funding to training models, building a runway, designing the lighting and styling, and promoting the show.
Corset Making, Strapless Dress (4 credit hours, studio course) - Summer workshops in corset making and couture strapless dressmaking. Each workshop is 2 weeks long and fundamentals of couture sewing are implemented throughout the workshop. Students created 2 different corsets, designed and built a strapless dress with a full understructure.
Computer Design for Apparel (3 credit hours, studio course) - Instruction in drawing, editing, and layout techniques using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Focus on technical drawing in apparel design, color ways, textile design, and technical speciation sheets.
Computer Design for Apparel Online through OSU E-Campus (3 credit hour, online class) - Instruction in drawing, editing, and layout techniques using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Focus on technical drawing in apparel design, color ways, textile design, and technical speciation sheets.
Apparel Construction / Intro to Sewing (4 credit hours, studio course) - Basic construction techniques and processes used to produce apparel. Analysis of apparel construction related to equipment, cost, quality, end use, and customer needs. Focus on both knit and woven textiles. This is a beginning sewing course for apparel design students.