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Stephen Garrison

Associate Professor


School of Architecture

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Courses taught:

Design Your Future ARCH-100
Foundation Design I ARCH-110
Foundation Design II ARCH-120
St: Architecture and the Human Context ARCH-399U
Two-Dimensional Design and Color ART-118
Hybrid Representation Lab I IARC-111L
Interior Architecture Studio IV IARC-220A
History of Interior Architecture IARC-324
Stephen Garrison is a tenured Associate Professor of Interior Architecture, having spent the past 20+ years teaching courses in Studio Arts, Design History, Representation, and Furniture Design. In 2017 Stephen was named to the Board of Directors of the Interior Design Educators Council Foundation, where he currently serves as Director of Communication. Stephen serves as President of the nonprofit University Hall of Innovation whose goal is to broaden the connection between students and the international design industry through mentorship and competitions. In 2018 Stephen additionally founded the design webcast 'A Student’s Perspective' where Marywood Interior Architecture student hosts have the opportunity to speak with designers, manufacturers, and design media celebrities to hear how they have built their careers.
Stephen maintains an active profile as an artist exhibiting paintings nationally, as well as presenting research in the pedagogy of Foundation Design, Interior Architecture, and Higher Education Culture. He has presented or served as peer reviewer on a national and international level including: the Association of Architectural Educators, UK, the National Conference on the Beginning Design Student, the Foundations in Art: Theory and Education conference, the Journal of South African Institute of Architects, and the Global Undergraduate Art Awards in Architecture and Design.

In 2023 Stephen received a WOW Award from WithIt, the Women's Leadership Development Network. The WOW Awards recognize "individuals and companies who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and support for women in the home furnishings industry."