Sally Di Marco
Maryland Fashion Institute (MDfin)
Director of Education Baltimore, Maryland (2017-2018)
Fashion Design Program Coordinator (2011-2017)
Baltimore City Community College (BCCC)
Fashion Design and Merchandising Program Coordinator (1976-2010)
MEd from The Johns Hopkins University
BFA (Fashion Design) from Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
Sally Di Marco is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) (Bachelor of Fine Art, Fashion Design) and Johns Hopkins University (Masters Degree in Higher Education). She has earned her highly regarded reputation in the fashion industry beginning as the chief assistant to the fashion designer at Glenbrook Coat Company, which was based in Baltimore. At Glenbrook, the fur-lined coat collections for names such as, Chanel, Yves St Laurent, and Dior were created.
Within the education system, Sally has served as an instructor, advisor, and executive board member for colleges and universities collecting numerous awards and recognitions for her excellence in teaching. From 1976 until she retired in 2010 she worked at Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) where she was an Associate Professor and the Program Coordinator for the Fashion Design and Merchandising Program. And from 2011-2017 she was an Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Fashion Design Program at Stevenson University located in Owings Mills, Maryland. From 2017-2018, she was the Director of Education for the Maryland Fashion Institute (MDfin). As an Adjunct Instructor, Sally has taught in the Textiles and Apparel Program at Delaware State University (DSU), Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), and the University of South West Missouri (Designer-in-Residence). She is also on the Board of Directors of the ManneqART, nonprofit organization.
She is the author of the academically acclaimed fashion design textbook "Draping Basics" published by Bloomsbury-Fairchild Books in 2009. An estimated thirty higher education institutions including two top fashion design schools, Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in NYC and Central Saint Martins in England have adopted the textbook.