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  • Belinda Orzada, Professor

    Professor
    University of Delaware
    213 Alison Hall West
    Newark, DE 19716
    302-831-8709

    Biography

    Degrees

    PhD Florida State University

    MS Louisiana State University

    BS University of Georgia

    Courses Regularly Taught

    Apparel Product Assembly

    Apparel Design by Draping

    Design Expressions

    Twentieth Century Design: Ethnic Influences

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Creative Problem Solving

    Research Analysis in Fashion Studies

    Representative Scholarship

    Juried Designs

    Orzada, B.T. (2016). Azaleas in the Evening. International Textile and Apparel Association Design Exhibition. ITAA Annual Conference. Vancouver, BC. November 2016

    Orzada, B.T. (2016). Blue Chrysanthemum. World Shibori Network. 10th International Shibori Symposium. Oaxaca, Mexico. November 2016-January 2017.

    Cobb, K., Orzada, B.T., Kallal, M.J., Gorea, A., Roelse, K., & Hall, M.L. (2016). Cloud Eater. World Shibori Network. 10th International Shibori Symposium. Oaxaca, Mexico. November 2016-January 2017.

    Orzada, B.T. (2015). Le Plan de Paris: Giverny. International Textile and Apparel Association Design Exhibition. ITAA Annual Conference, Santa Fe, NM. November 2015

    Orzada, B.T. (2015). Balenciaga and Spain. Costume Society of America Annual Symposium Costume Showcase. May 27-30, 2015.

    Orzada, B.T. (2015). Balenciaga and Spain. International Textile and Apparel Association Design Exhibition. ITAA Annual Conference, Santa Fe, NM. November 2015.

    Orzada, B.T. (2015). Eighteen Twenty. Costume Society of America Annual Symposium Costume Showcase. May 27-30, 2015.

    Orzada, B.T. (2014). No Waste Pinstripe. International Textile and Apparel Association Design Exhibition. ITAA Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC. November 2014

    Orzada, B.T. (2014). Homage to Balenciaga in Black and White. International Textile and Apparel Association Design Exhibition. ITAA Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC. November 2014.

    Cobb, K., Orzada, B.T., Kallal, M.J., Gorea, A., Roelse, K., & Hall, M.L. (2014). Cloud Eater. International Textile and Apparel Association Design Exhibition. With ITAA Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC. November 2014.

    Orzada, B.T. (2013). Grand Canyon Waterfall. International Textile and Apparel Association Design Exhibition. New Orleans, LA.

    Orzada, B.T. (2012). Vision and Technique. Balenciaga in Hawaii Design Competition. Paris American Academy design challenge. Honolulu, HI

    Historic Exhibitions Curated

    Lopez-Gydosh, D. and Orzada, B.T. (2017). Fashion on All Fronts Stories from the Wardrobe, 1914-18. University of Delaware University Museum Gallery. Old College, Newark, DE. Sept. 6 – Dec. 8, 2017.

    Lopez-Gydosh, D., Cassman, V., and Orzada, B.T. (2013). Common Threads: A History of Fashion through a Woman's Eyes. University of Delaware University Museum Gallery. Old College. Newark DE. February 6 – June 28, 2013.

    Referred Publications

    Blissick, M. & Orzada, B.T. (2016). The effects of design protection legislation on manufacturer motivation. Disegno: The Journal of Design Culture, 3(1-2), 10-27.

    Hall, M.L., Lopez-Gydosh, D., & Orzada, B.T. (2015). American Women's Wartime Dress: Socio-Cultural Ambiguity Regarding Women's Roles During World War II. Journal of American Culture, 38(3), 232-242.

    Hall, M.L. & Orzada, B.T. (2013). Expressive Prostheses: Meaning and Significance. Fashion Practice, 5(1), 9-32.

    Christie-Robin, J., Orzada, B.T. & Lopez-Gydosh, D. (2013). From Bustles to Bloomers: Exploring the Bicycle's Influence on American Women's Fashion, 1880-1914. Journal of American Culture, 35(4), 315-331.

    Orzada, B.T. & Cobb, K. (2011). Ethical Fashion Project: Partnering with Industry. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, 4(3), 173-185.

    Orzada, B.T., Moore, M.A., Chen, Y. & Collier, B.J. (2009). Effects of Laundering on Fabric Drape, Bending and Shear. International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, 21(1). 44-55.

    Orzada, B.T. (2008). Those Crazy Lichen. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 26(4), 327-329.

    Book Chapter

    Orzada, B.T. & Moore, M.A. (2008). Environmental Impact of Textiles in Hethorn, J. and UIasewicz, C. (Eds.), Sustainable Fashion, Why Now? NY: Fairchild.

    Grants (selected)

    2016    Orzada & Lopez-Gydosh. National Endowment for the Humanities Preservation Assistance Grant for Smaller Institutions. To purchase conservation furniture and supplies for a new storage area for the Historic Costume and Textiles Collection. $6,000

    2011    Lopez-Gydosh, Cassman and Orzada. Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center Grant. To research and install an exhibition of historic garments in the University Museum West Gallery. Including preparing a catalog and website with podcasts about each garment in the exhibit. $15,000

    2009    Lopez-Gydosh and Orzada. National Endowment for the Humanities Preservation Assistance Grant for Smaller Institutions. To replace hanging storage in the Historic Costume Collection and install heat/humidity monitors and UV filter screens in the display cases. $6,000

    Honors and Awards

    ESRAB Award for Sustainable Design, International Textile and Apparel Association Design Exhibition

    Balenciaga in Hawaii Professional Design Award sponsored by Paris American Academy.

    Paper of Distinction Award in the Sustainability / Social Responsibility Track, International Textile and Apparel Association

    First Place American Quilter's Society/Hobbs Bonded Fibers Fashion Show

    Best Paper – Apparel and Fabric Performance Session International Nonwovens Technical Conference for Blank Canvas – Elastomeric Nonwovens as Fashion Apparel

    Bernina Design Excellence Award, American Quilter's Society/Hobbs Bonded Fibers Fashion Show

    Centennial Laureate, College of Human Sciences, Florida State University

    Bernina Design Excellence Award, American Quilter's Society/Hobbs Bonded Fibers Fashion Show

    Faculty Award for Excellence in Draping, International Textile and Apparel Association Design Exhibition

    Everyone Loves Sulky Challenge, Second place, Professional Wearable Art Division, Sulky Inc.

    Research Interests

    Creative apparel designs

    Natural Dyes

    Enhancing spatial visualization skills

    Effects of grain alignment on fabric mechanical properties

    Nineteenth and twentieth century costume history

 

 

 

 

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  • Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies
  • 211 Alison Hall West
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-8714
  • fashion-studies@udel.edu
  • United States Fashion Industry Association