Faculty Bio

Kristin Flynn

Kristin Flynn

Title(s): Assistant Professor of Art and Fashion Design, Program Coordinator of Fashion
Department(s): Art, Design, Music, Theatre, Fashion, Communication


Kristin Flynn, Program Coordinator for the Fashion Desisgn Program
Contact Information
Phone: 845-688-6006
Office location: Stone Ridge Campus, HAS106
Links: Website

Degree Information

BFA, Parsons School of Design, NY, NY
AAS, School of American Craftsmen, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 

Courses Taught

Drawing and Composition
Fashion Drawing and Design I & II
Introduction to the Fashion Industry
Costume History
Fashion Event Production

Primary Area of Expertise

An experienced apparel and textile designer and developer, Kristin Flynn brings professional experience into the classroom from working for Nike, Ellen Tracy and Liz Claiborne.

As a Lead Designer for athletic apparel, Flynn specialized in technical track and field uniforms and designed the USA track and field uniform for the Barcelona Summer Olympics. She also headed Nike’s Color Team and worked extensively with Nike’s European design division.

Flynn has been a knit designer for Ellen Tracy and Liz Claiborne in New York, and worked extensively in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Seoul for both fashion brands.

Honors and Awards

NYFA Mark 12 Artist Development Program
Jentel Foundation, Banner, WY
Platte Clove A.I.R., Catskill, NY
Vermont Studio Center, Johnstown, VT
Nominated for Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award






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