Faculty: Jorge Paricio Garcia

Biography

 Jorge Paricio was born in Madrid, Spain. He got his Doctoral Degree in Fine Arts from the Complutense University in Madrid in 2008, Spain; he got his Master's Degree in Industrial Design at Pratt Institute, New York in 1994 and his Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts in Madrid in 1992. 

 After his graduation from Pratt, Jorge practiced industrial design in New York City, working for small consulting firms doing contract work as a concept developer and rendering artist. He also worked for Colgate Palmolive in their Industrial Design Department, developing concepts for products and packages. He later continued his career in Arizona, designing workstations and tools used in different semiconductor industries. 

 After a few years of practice he moved back to Madrid, where he designed furniture, signage programs, point of purchase displays, interiors and graphics for a collection of banks and corporate accounts, as well as more packaging concepts for some local food and beverage industries. 

 In 1997 he moved back to New York and worked again for Colgate Palmolive and later for Blumlein Associates Inc., where he designed concepts and blueprints for major U.S. trade shows, museums and showrooms, as well as graphics and point of purchase displays. A partial list of clients included Sony Electronics, Tektronix, Sirius Satellite Radio, Newsday's traveling exhibitions, AT&T and Mitchell Field Museums. 

 In 2001 he moved to Denver, Colorado, where he worked as a full-time instructor at the Art Institute of Colorado in the industrial design department and later transferred to The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Online Division where the currently teaches as a full-time instructor in the interior design department. He specializes in teaching in a Drawing Tutor center, and in teaching Google Sketchup and History of Furniture. He currently lives in Barrington, Rhode Island. 

 He has also taught for the Italian school Istituto Europe di Design, in Madrid, for Parson's in their summer school in the Dominican Republic, and at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.

Jorge Paricio Garcia

Jorge Paricio Garcia

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jparicio@risd.edu
401-454-6160

  • MID, Pratt Institute
  • BFA, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • PHD, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

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Courses
  • ID-2464
    DESIGN PRINCIPLES I
  • ID-2416
    DRAWING FOR DESIGN
  • ID-2303
    STORYTELLING IN ID: DRAWING AND CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGIES
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Louie Rigano, BFA 10, Tessellate, Tea Set, slipcast porcelain