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Ms. Dennita Sewell

Curator of Fashion Design

Phoenix Art Museum

Direct Phone: (602) ***-****       

Email: s***@***.org

Phoenix Art Museum

1625 N. Central Avenue

Phoenix, Arizona 85004

United States

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Phoenix Art Museum's Art Research Library is a non-circulating research library with collection strengths that reflect those of the Museum's art collection. With more than 40,000 books, periodicals, artist files and more, the Library serves as an importan... more

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Employment History

Collections Manager

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Gallery Manager



Board Member
Southwestern Region VII


Textile and Apparel Management
University of Missouri

Yale School of Drama

Museum of Fine Arts
Yale School of Drama

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Dennita Sewell, Curator of Fashion Design at the Phoenix Art Museum, discusses how the "American look" created in the 1940s and 50s helped form a new identity for women in the U.S.

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Dennita Sewell, curator of fashion design at Phoenix Art Museum.

Dennita Sewell, curator of fashion design at Phoenix Art Museum.
The program will be headed by Dennita Sewell, curator of fashion design at Phoenix Art Museum and instructor with ASU's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.
Sewell is currently working with ASU to develop the fashion program she'll lead, which will "bring an art historical context and global framework" while helping students connect with fashion experts and industry professionals.
"My goal is to expose students to the broadest range of ideas and career paths while fostering a discerning understanding of fashion," Sewell says.
As the museum's curator of fashion design, Sewell oversees a collection featuring more than 7,000 pieces dating from the 18th century to the present. She's been with Phoenix Art Museum since 2000, where her recent achievements include securing the only North American showing of an exhibition featuring white shirts by Italian designer Gianfranco Ferré.
Before joining Phoenix Art Museum, Sewell worked in collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. She holds an MFA in costume design from Yale University.
"We are thrilled to have Dennita Sewell as the head of our Bachelor of Arts in fashion program," says Jenik.

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Dennita Sewell and Kelly Ellman

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Dennita Sewell, curator of Fashion Design, Phoenix Art Museum; Kim Gwozdz, luncheon chair; and Judy Steers, ACI president
Dennita Sewell, curator of Fashion Design, Phoenix Art Museum; Kim Gwozdz, luncheon chair; and Judy Steers, ACI president

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Dennita Sewell has been Curator of Fashion Design at Phoenix Art Museum since January 2000. She received her MFA in Design from the Yale School of Drama and BA in Textile and Apparel Management from the University of Missouri. Prior to Phoenix, Sewell was Collections Manager at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. At Phoenix Art Museum she has organized over 30 exhibitions on topics ranging from motorcycle jackets to contemporary designers drawn from the Museum's comprehensive collection, international fashion houses and private collections.

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