Della Reams, MFA
Associate Teaching Professor of Art/Fashion
Apparel and Textile Designer
M.F.A. Textiles, Rhode Island School of Design
B.S. Textiles and Clothing, Northern Michigan University
Della Reams co-developed the Fashion Program at Miami University in 2015. Her aim is to inspire students to create new and unique fashion and textile designs.
Ms. Reams has been creating one-of-a-kind integrated textile/dress designs - woven, knitted and printed - since earning her MFA in Textiles from Rhode Island School of Design. Her award-winning work has been exhibited internationally and has appeared in numerous books and periodicals. She has traveled to Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North Africa for design research.
Previously Ms. Reams ran her own apparel design and manufacturing company in Boston, marketing both wholesale and retail.
Della imbues her fabrics and garments with the energy of health and wellbeing.
FAS 201 Clothing Construction Techniques
FAS 211 Fashion Draping
FAS 212 Flat Pattern Drafting
FAS 340 Fashion Internship
FAS 341 Junior Design Studio
FAS 441 Senior Design Studio
FAS 441 Fashion Portfolio