• + Follow
  • maria chumak

    fashion design faculty at Institute of Fashion Technology

    paris, France

Over 15 years of experience in art and design, fashion design, drawing and illustration for design projects and fabric, teaching life drawing and supervising concept development projects at high education institutions. Preparing technical drawings for fashion industry, supervising production. Advanced CAD skills.

Work Samples

  • trend books and web

Work History

  • Faculty Research Associate

    Faculty Research Associate
    International Design School (South Asia)
    foundation year - life and studio drawing modules
    Fashion Design Faculty
    Institute of Fashion Technology
    September 2013 – Present South Asia
    teaching: Fashion Phycology, Collection Development modules

  • counselor of visual arts department

    • research center of early development "Phoenix"
    • Jan 2013 - May 2013 (4 months)

    Directing visual art courses for different age groups: pre-school, school, college level, adults
    Development of new programs and approach in art and design education according age and capacities. Collaborating with state institutions and Ministry of Education
    Circle of disciplines: drawing/ painting, sculpture, elements of design

  • fashion design lecturer

    • Raffles Millennium International
    • Jul 2011 - Oct 2012 (1 year 3 months)

    Teaching modules: 1st and 2nd year:
    - fashion sketching/drawing
    - color theory
    - garments and composition
    - history of fashion/contemporary styles and trends-
    - collection development
    - CAD II (Adobe)
    3rd year modules:
    - Major Studio Project
    - Design in Interactive system
    - Sustainable Design
    - Fashion Management and Marketing
    - Design Futures
    Organization of Graduation fashion show and exhibition. Setting screen-printing studio in college

  • Drawing and Painting Course Leader

    • State University of Technology and Design
    • Oct 2008 - Jun 2010 (1 year 8 months)

    oct. 2008 - june 2010 St. Petersburg State University of Technology and Design Department of Costume Design - Drawing Course and Figurative Painting Course Leader St. Petersburg State Art-Industrial Academy. Teaching drawing of 4 classes:
    - fashion design
    - illustration
    - graphic design
    - foundation year

  • designer

    • France Textile
    • Sep 2006 - Jun 2007 (9 months)

    knit wear for big distribution in France (manufacturing at least 100 000 pieces per model for Auchan.fr, Gemo.fr, Casino.fr, E.Leclerc.com etc. Creation of design and following the production in Turkey. Work on contact. 2007 september - june 2008 work as free lance textile print designer for France Textile. (brands: Armand Thiery, Cacharel, IKKS, Catimini -clients)

  • illustrator

    • Worth Global Style Network
    • Jun 2006 - Aug 2006 (2 months)

    www.wgsn.com illustrator. Fashion Illustrations for the leading online fashion trend- analysis and research service. Through the "haute couture" collections find the tendencies create the set of color drawings, fabric and color research. Article (text and runway
    photos) on Fashion week in Moscow (march 23-30.2007).

    *visual communication project for «ORANGE» UK, «MoneyGram» money transfer. Graphic design for flyers, posters, website and etc.

    *Polistyles (Strasbourg. France) new creative magazine specialized in fashion and trends
    position: creative director. Choice of articles, following the publicity photos.

    * freelance graphic designer and illustrator for
    - MORGAN http://www.morgan.fr/
    - Marie Valois http://www.marievalois.com/ (golf wear brand)


  • Université Panthéon Sorbonne (Paris I)

    • PhD Visual Arts
    • 2013 - 2016
  • GRETA de la Mode Paris

    • Technological Baccalaureate Diploma Fashion/Apparel Design
    • 2007 - 2008
  • Kent Institute of Art and Design (EU Erasmus exchange program)

    • illustration course, fashion design/textile selective
    • 2003 - 2004
  • Ecole des Arts Decoratifs de Strasbourg

    • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Visual Communication, Illustration major
    • 2001 - 2004
  • Russian Academy of Fine Arts

    • Russian Academy of Fine Arts National Diploma fine arts, painting major
    • 1994 - 2000

    2000 june - Russian Academy of Fine Arts National Diploma from october 1997- Painting Department in Reichet studio. 1994 october-1997 may, two years foundation course of Russian Academy of Fine Arts



EXHIBITIONS / PRIZES / COMPETITIONS / TITLES - Colmar Book Fair in Alsace (France) jury member - Member Taylor Foundation - exhibitions of paintings (Strasbourg, France): ARC Seminar Hall, Central Post Office, entrance hall of Sofitel Hotels -1st Art Prize of Rotary Club for video installation - Art Prize “Golden...
show more »