Joseph Aaron Segal was raised in the Boston area of Massachusetts, and
now resides in Providence, Rhode Island.
He earned his BFA from the University of Massachusetts and completed the
MFA program in Textile Design at Rhode Island School of Design in
2009. Joseph currently teaches Industrial Knitting at RISD while
working as a freelance knitwear designer and lead designer for his two
brands, World of JAS and Pretty Snake.
He has had the opportunity to
collaborate, consult and design for a variety of fashion designers,
artists and yarn companies. In 2009 he launched his first high-end
apparel collection, World of JAS, which features handmade clothing
with specialty knitted and printed textiles. The World of JAS and Pretty
Snake collections are sold in boutiques and online shops globally from
Providence, RI to Tokyo, Japan and
have been featured in Stitches,Surface and Fiber Arts Magazine.
- MFA, Rhode Island School of Design