School of Design
Instructor, Fashion Design
Hetty Easter graduated from Syracuse University in 1994 with a B.S. in fashion design from the former College of Human Development and a B.F.A. from the College of Visual and Performing Arts. She launched her professional career with Echo Design Group of New York City, where she worked in both the studio and home furnishing/licensing departments. She studied figurative fine art at the Art Students League in New York City and Studio Incamminati in Pennsylvania.
After returning to her hometown in upstate New York, Easter founded a sketch club to teach children to use nature to synthesize, edit information, and express ideas about their surroundings. She has also created and consulted on numerous web-based projects encompassing art and marketing.
In addition to teaching at Syracuse University, Easter maintains a fine art studio where she creates a varied portfolio that includes portraits, studies of her travels, and inspiration close to home. She works alla prima and plein air in watercolor, oil, and charcoal, using the medium that best suits her objectives. Her work is in private collections worldwide.