Educational Background

Degree               Institution                       Year Granted                 Major                                  Minor

M.F.A.              University of North Texas          2003                     Fashion Design               Metals/ Jewelry B.Ed.                Uppsala University                    2000                     Education                        Textiles/ English

Academic    Experience

2010-current         Associate Professor, The Fashion School, Kent State UniversityTaught 20 different classes in Fashion Design mainly focused on draping, patternmaking, construction and knit design and techniques.  Development of a specialization opportunity in Knitwear Design

2004-2010           Assistant Professor, the Fashion School, Kent State University 

2003- 2004         Adjunct in Fashion Design Department at Wade College, Dallas, Tx

Summer 2003, Fall 2002            Teaching Fellow, Fashion Design, Univ. of North Texas, Denton, Tx

2001-2003                                  Teaching Asst. Design Core at Univ. of North Texas, Denton, Tx

Spring 2000                               Teacher 3rd-9th grade in Textiles, Torsvikskola, Stockholm, Sweden 

Creative Work

If you would like to see examples of my work follow the link of designs below or glance through a catalog of recent work.

Grants

2015    The Local Sustainability Project, 2015. $2500 awarded by University Research Council, Kent State University. Principle Investigator: Palomo-Lovinski, Noel. Co-pi:[JK2]  Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Lapolla, Kendra 

2014    Point of Departure. Catlyst Grant 2014-2015, $2500, awarded by the College of the Arts, Kent State University, Principle Investigator: Palomo-Lovinski, Noel. Co-pi: Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Lapolla, Kendra  

2013    Cotton Knit Design Possibilities. 2013 Cotton Incorporated grant. Principle Investigator: Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Co-pi : Palomo-Lovinski, Noel. $ 18800 awarded. 

Honors & Awards

2014   

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Lectra Outstanding Faculty Designer Award, awarded for: Shaped by a Stitch. ITAA Conference, Charlotte, NC. Nov., 2014.Award including a Trip to Paris & tickets to the Premiere Vision, Headquarters of Lectra Software. [JK4

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Cotton Incorporated Innovations in Cotton Design Award, Professional  Level   1st place awarded for:T-shirt Dress, ITAA Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina. Nov 2014. $1000.

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Best in Show awarded for: Knit  on Knit, AAFCS annual conference, St Louis, Missouri, Jun. 2014 

2013      

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Educators for Socially Responsible Apparel Business Award for Sustainable                Design awarded for: Business or Craft, ESRAB, ITAA Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, Oct. 2013. 

2012      

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Best Research Garment awarded for: Pulled, Shaped & Twisted, BIFT/ITAA Joint Symposium Beijing, China. Mar 2012. 

2011     

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Jurors Choice  awarded for: Poured Out and Dried Up. RAGS Wearable Art Show. Tacoma Washington. Mar 2011. $200 

2010     

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. 1st Place Garment awarded for: The Beauty of Leftovers, RAGS Wearable Art Show. Tacoma, Washington. Mar 2010. $300.  

2009     

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Educators for Socially Responsible Apparel Business Award for Sustainable Design, awarded for: Poured Out & Dried Up, ESRAB, ITAA Conference, Seattle, Washington, Oct. 2009.  

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, 3rd Place: Fashion Antics, Fantastic Fiber, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky, May 2009, $250.  

2008     

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Individual Excellence Award, awarded for body of work, Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio. 2008. $4000 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Best in Show awarded for Work Ethic, RAGS Wearable Art Show, Tacoma, Washington. Mar 2008. $400.

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. 1st Place Garment awarded for: A Glimpse of My Heart, RAGS Wearable Art Show, Tacoma, Washington. Mar 2008. $200.  

2007      

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Excellence Award, awarded for:, Papageno-Papagena. Surface Design Association. May 2007. Free membership 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Best in Show awarded for: Heart Waves, RAGS Wearable Art Show. Mar 2007. $400.

2006      

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Lectra Outstanding Faculty Designer Award, awarded for: Heart Waves, ITAA Conference. Nov 2006. Trip to Paris and tickets to Premiere Vision. 

Öhrn, Linda. Best in Show, awarded for Papageno-Papagena, Sponsored by Brother, AAFCS National Conference, Charlotte North Carolina. Jun 2006. Brother Sewing Machine.  

2003   

Öhrn, Linda. Outstanding Graduate Student in Design Univ. of North Texas. Apr 2003. 

Öhrn, Linda. Annual Student Art Competition, Univ. of North Texas. Mar 2003. $100. 

2002   

Öhrn, Linda. Outstanding Graduate Student in Design Univ. of North Texas. Apr 2002. 

2001   

Öhrn, Linda. Outstanding Design by Graduate Student awarded for: Pennies from Heaven, Sponsored by Wild Ginger, ITAA Conference, Kansas City, Missouri. Nov 2001. Wild Ginger Patternmaking software.  

Öhrn, Linda. Betty Mattil award for Outstanding Design, Univ. of North Texas, May 2001. $300. 

Öhrn, Linda. Honorable Mention Amateur Couture, Museum of Fine Arts Houston. Feb 2001. 

Öhrn, Linda. Honorable Mention Amateur Ready-to-Wear, Museum of Fine Arts Houston. 2001 

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions 

2015 Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, It Starts with a Stitch, Textilkammaren, Zornmuseet, Mora, Sweden. June –August. Exhibition included 10 one-of-a-kind dresses created between 2009 - 2015. 

2014   Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, A Decade of Design, UNT Art Space, Dallas, University of North Texas. March –May. Exhibition included 18 one-of-a-kind dresses created between 2004 - 2014.

2013   Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Tankar om livet och kläder, Örebro Universitet, Örebro, Sweden. March – April. Exhibition included  15 one-of-a-kind dresses from the exhibition: Life, Thoughts and Garments. 

201 Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Life, Thoughts & Garments, Kent State University Museum, Kent, Ohio. March 2012-Febr. 2013. Exhibition included 28 one-of-a-kind dresses created between 2001 - 2012 

201 Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Porträtt i Vitt, (Portraits in White), Kumla Industriskofabrik, Kumla, Sweden. May-Aug 2011. Exhibition included 12 one-of-a-kind  dresses created from 2006- 2011 

2006   Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Kläder ett sätt att uttrycka sig, (Clothing as a Form of Expression), Örebro Universitet, Örebro, Sweden. Jan- Feb 2006. Exhibition included 15 one-of-a-kind dresses created from 2003- 2006 

2005   Öhrn, Linda, Mode i Docksta, (Fashion in Docksta), Textilcafeet, Docksta, Sweden Jul 2005. Exhibition included 5 one-of-a-kind dresses created from 2003-2005 

2003   Öhrn, Linda, Fashion Circles- MFA Exhibit, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, Nov-Dec 2003. Exhibition included 19 one-of-a-kind pieces created from 2001 - 2003 

2002   Öhrn, Linda, Livets Cirklar, (Circles of Life) Wadköping, Örebro, Sweden, Aug 2002. Exhibition included 11 one-of-a-kind dresses created from 2000-2002 

2000  Öhrn, Linda, Möten, Berget, Degerfors, Sweden, Aug 2000. Exhibition included 9 one-of-a-kind pieces created from 1997-2000. 

Invited Exhibitions 

2014   Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. International Fashion and Art Biennial Seoul, Korea. Nov. 2014. Generational Circles & Buttoned up. 

2014   Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. American Brides Inspiration and Ingenuity. Greater Denton Arts Council. June -Oct. 2014.  A Glimpse of My Heart. 

2012   Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. International Fashion and Art Biennial Seoul, Korea. Nov. 2012. Business or Craft, Knit on Knit. 

2008-09 Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. The Art of the Embroiderer, The Kent State Univ. Museum, Kent, Ohio.Sept. 2008- Dec 2009. A Glimpse of my Heart 

2007-08 Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Mood Indigo, The Kent State Univ. Museum, Kent, Ohio. Sept 2007- Aug 2008. From Rags to Riches 

2005    Öhrn, Linda. Piece Work, The Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, Texas. Jan-Feb 2004. Circle the Wagons, Ball Gown, Vinyl Dress 

Juried Exhibitions

2014   

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Strengthening the Fabric of our Profession, Association, Legacy and Friendships, International Textile & Apparel Association Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina. Nov. 2014. Acceptance rate: 43%. 2 designs exhibited: Shaped by a Stitch, T-Shirt Dress. Catalog and Abstract available online: www.itaaonline.org.

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. New Directions: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles. Craft & Folk Art Museum.  Textile Society of America. 14th Biennial Symposium Textile Art Society, Los Angeles, California, Sep. –Oct. 2014. Acceptance rate: 4.75%. Jurors: Gerhardt Knodel, Matilda McQuaid, Carol Shaw Sutton, and Tali Weinberg.  Design exhibited; Translation of a Stitch 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. AAFCS Annual Conference, St Louis, Missouri. Jun 2014. 3 designs exhibited; Knit on Knit, Red Mist, From Old to New 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Fantastic Fiber, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky. Apr – May 2014. Acceptance Rate: 14.5%. Design exhibited: Translation of a Stitch, Circular Society. 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. RAGS Annual Wearable Art Show & Sale, Tacoma, Washington. Mar 2014. Design exhibited: Flowering Connections. 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. 35th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, the Monmouth Museum. Lincroft, New Jersey. Jan. 18th- Mar. 9th. Juror: Stacey Smith. Design exhibited: Fashion Antics. 

2013   

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Craft Forms, Wayne Art Center. Wayne, Pennsylvania. Dec. 2013- Jan. 2014. Acceptance rate: 16%. Juror: Lena Vigna. Design exhibited: Pulled, Shaped & Twisted.

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Re-Generation, International Textile & Apparel Association Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana. Oct. 2013. Acceptance rate: 38.5%. 2 designs exhibited: Translation of a Stitch, Business or Craft. Catalog and abstract available online: www.itaaonline.org

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Surface Design Association, San Antonio, Texas, USA. May, 2013. Jurors: Carolyn Benesh, Leesa Hubell, Melinda Adams, Judy Bales. 3 designs exhibited: Pulled, Shaped & Twisted, Knit on Knit & Business or Craft. 

2012   

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. No One is an Island, International Textile & Apparel Association Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii. Nov. 2012. Acceptance rate: 39%. Design exhibited: Monogrammed for Fit 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. BIFT/ ITAA Joint Symposium, Beijing, China. Mar 2012. Acceptance rate: 54%. 3 designs exhibited: Here & Now, From Maternity to Motherhood, Pulled, Shaped & Twisted. 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. RAGS Annual Wearable Art Show & Sale, Tacoma, Washington. Mar 2012. Acceptance rate: 72%. Jurors: Meg Ryan, Susan Roslie, Ron Fields. Design exhibited: Here & Now.

2011   

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. International Textile & Apparel Association Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Nov. 2011. Acceptance rate: 39%. Jurors: Julie Kornblum, Janet Bloor. Catalog ISBN: 978-1-885715-10-4. Design exhibited: Knit vs. Woven. Abstract available www.itaaonline.org. 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Fantastic Fiber, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky. Apr May 2011. Acceptance Rate: 14.5%. Design exhibited: From Maternity to Motherhood. 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. RAGS Annual Wearable Art Show & Sale, Tacoma, Washington. Mar 2011. Acceptance Rate: 78%. Jurors: Mimi Anderson, Sharon Carr, Joan Tenenbaum. 2 designs exhibited: Knit vs. Woven, Poured Out & Dried Up. 

2010   

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Building Alliances, International Textile & Apparel Association Conference, Montreal, Canada. Oct. 2010. Acceptance rate: 27%. Catalog ISBN: 1-885715-07-2. Design exhibited: Trinity. Abstract available online: www.itaaonline.org.  

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Collective Thread, Univ of Central Missouri Gallery of Art & Design, Warrensburg, Missouri. May- Jun 2010. Acceptance rate: 20.5%. Juror: Annie Helmricks-Louder.  Design exhibited: Fashion Antics 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. RAGS Annual Wearable Art Show, Tacoma, Washington. Mar 2010. Acceptance rate: 55%. Jurors: Evelyn Armour, Michael Cepress and Andy Cooperman. Design exhibited: The Beauty of Leftovers.

2009   

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Making a Difference, International Textile & Apparel Association Conference, Seattle, Washington. Oct. 2009. Acceptance rate: 27%. Catalog ISBN: 1-885715-07-2. 2 designs exhibited: Poured Out & Dried Up, Roots 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Textile Fusion: Interactive Fashion Performance, Surface Design’s Biannual Conference, Kansas City, Missouri. Jun 2009. Acceptance Rate: 35%. Juror: Jessica Hemmings. Design exhibited: The Beauty of Leftovers

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Nothing New, Textile Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Jun Jun 2009. Acceptance rate: 39%. Design exhibited: Poured Out & Dried Up 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Fantastic Fiber, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky. Apr – May 2009. Acceptance rate: 22%. 3 designs exhibited: Fashion Antics, Take Time to Stop, Work Ethic 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Gestalta tro, Betania, Åbytorp, Kumla, Sweden. Mar – Apr 2009. Acceptance rate: 18%. Design exhibited: Trinity 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. RAGS Annual Wearable Art Show, Tacoma, Washington. Mar 2009. Acceptance rate: 55% Jurors: Evelyn Armour, Michael Cepress and Andy Cooperman. Design exhibited: Take Time to Stop

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Little Black Dress on the Red Carpet, Kansas State Univ. Manhattan, Kansas. Feb – Mar 2009. Acceptance rate: 25%. Jurors: Charles Kliebacker, Jeigh Singleton and Linda Lee. Design exhibited: Growing Circles

2008   

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Evolving Patterns, International Textile & Apparel Association Conference, Shaumburg, Illinois. Nov 2008. Acceptance rate: 39%. Jurors: Sarah Braddock-Clarke, Mary Farahnakian, Sherri Dragoo, Donald Goodale, Colleen McCann. Catalog ISBN: 978-1-885715-07-4. 2 designs exhibited: Memories Hold it Together, the Beauty of Leftovers. Abstracts available online

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Focus Fiber, Textile Art Alliance, Cleveland, Ohio. May 2008. Acceptance rate: 16%. Juror: Sarah Quinton. Catalog ISBN: 978-094071795-4. Design exhibited: Work Ethic 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. RAGS Annual Wearable Art Show, Tacoma, Washington. Mar 2008. Acceptance rate: 50%.  Juror: Candyce Anderson, Sally Cofchin and Dell Woock. 2 designs exhibited: Work Ethic, A Glimpse of My Heart 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Materials Hard & Soft, Denton, Texas. Feb 2008. Acceptance rate: 13%. Juror: Georgia Gough. Design exhibited: Light Hearts 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Wearable Expressions, Palos Verde, California. Feb 2008. Acceptance rate: 30%. Jurors: Glenys Mann, Australia, Sunita Patterson, USA, Beatijs Sterk, Germany. Catalog ISBN: 0-9717365-6-1. Design exhibited: She Captured My Heart 

2007   

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. On the Edge, International Textile & Apparel Association Conference, Los Angeles, California. Nov 2007. Acceptance rate: 40 %. Jurors: Kathy Mitchell, Elaine Thomas, Christy Free, Marie-Eve Faust, Julia Szkiba OConnor, Kofi Boateng. Catalog ISBN: 978-1-885715-074. 2 designs exhibited: Warm Hearts, A Glimpse of My Heart. Abstract available: www.itaaonline.org.  

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Art Wear in Motion, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Oct 2007. 4 designs exhibited: Heart Waves, TwoHearts, Thunder & Lightning, Papageno – Papagena 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Interleaving, ALL Gallery, New Hampshire, Connecticut. May-Jun 2007. Design exhibited: A Glimpse of My Heart 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Transgressions and Transformations, Surface Design’s Biannual Conference, Kansas City, Missouri. Jun 2007. Juror: Melissa Leventon. 3 designs  exhibited: Papageno – Papagena, Thunder & Lightning, Light Hearts 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Re-Turn, Recycle exhibit, Kent, Ohio. Apr 2007. Design exhibited: Music for Breakfast

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. RAGS Annual Wearable Show, Tacoma, Washington. Mar 2007. Acceptance Rate: 37%. Jurors: Kit Kuhn, Amy McBride and Amy Sinclair.3 designs exhibited:Heart Waves, Warm Heart, Papageno – Papagena 

2006   

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Confluence of Culture, International Textile & Apparel Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas. Nov 2006. Acceptance rate: 38%. Jurors: Bibi Okoh, Karen Barbiere, Karen M. Guthrie, Dr. Anne Bissonnette, Gabrielle, Dr. Mee-Sung Choi. Catalog ISBN: 1-885715-06-4. 3 designs exhibited: Circular Fit, Power of the Heart, Heart Waves. Abstract: www.itaaonline.org 

Öhrn, Linda. AAFCS Annual Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina. Jun 2006. 2 designs exhibited; Papageno – Papagena, Thunder & Lightning 

2005   

Öhrn, Linda. The Hill, the View, the Vision, International Textile & Apparel Association Conference, Alexandria, Virginia. Nov 2005. Acceptance Rate: 41.7%. 2 designs exhibited: Papageno – Papagena, Thunder & Lightning. Abstract available online: www.itaaonline.org.  

Öhrn, Linda. Retro Flexion, Textile Center, Minneapolis Minnesota. Oct 2005.5 designs exhibited: Free, Your, Mind, And the Rest will Follow, Vinyl Dress 

2003   

Öhrn, Linda. Wadköpingstipendiet, Wadköping, Örebro, Sweden. Jul-Aug 2003. 2 designs exhibited: Circle Time, Music to Suit You

2002   

Öhrn, Linda. International Textile & Apparel Association Conference New York, New York. Aug2002. Design exhibited Music to Suit You 

Öhrn, Linda. Wadköpingstipendiet, Wadköping, Örebro, Sweden. Jul-Aug 2002. Design exhibited: Swedish Summer 

2001   

Öhrn, Linda. International Textile & Apparel Association Conference, Kansas City, Missouri. Nov2001. Design exhibited: Pennies from Heaven 

Öhrn, Linda. Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, Texas. Feb 2001. 2 designs exhibited: Pennies from Heaven, Menswear 

Group Exhibitions 

2006    Öhrn, Linda. Textila Uttrycksmedel, Berget, Degerfors, Sweden. May 2006. Showing 15 designs created between 2003 – 2006. 2 participants 

2005    Öhrn, Linda. Uncovering the Surface, Surface Design’s Biannual Conference Kansas City, Missouri. Jun 2005. Jumbled Hearts. members exhibition 

2004    Öhrn, Linda. Heart Association- Red Dress, Univ. of North Texas, Denton, Texas. Feb 2004. Open Heart.  

2002    Öhrn, Linda. Re-Cycle, Univ. of North Texas, Denton, Texas. Apr- May 2002. Vinyl Dress, Vinyl’s & Blinds.  

Publications & Presentations

Publications 

Öhrn-McDaniel, L. (2013). Shape creating Shape. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, 6(2), 82-88. Paper presented at Creative Cut Symposium. Huddersfield. U.K. February 2013.

Peer reviewed Presentations with Published Abstracts 

Öhrn-McDaniel, L. (2014). Zero-waste Pattern meets Technology for Marketable & Sustainable Design. Paper presented at the International Textile and Apparel Association annual conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 2014. Available online:  

Palomo-Lovinski, N., Öhrn-McDaniel, L & Snyder, S., (2014). Group Dynamics in a Studio Format. Paper presented at the International Textile and Apparel Association annual conference,  Charlotte, North Carolina, November 2014. Available online:  

Hahn, K., Collier, A. & Öhrn-McDaniel, L. (2014). Comparison of Textile Making Behaviors in the US and Sweden. Paper presented at the International Textile and Apparel Association annual conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 2014. Available online: http://www.itaaonline.org.

Collier, A., Hahn, K.. & Öhrn-McDaniel, L. (2014). Passion and Flow Associated with Textile-Making Improves your Mood. Paper presented at the International Textile and Apparel Association annual conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 2014. Available online: http://www.itaaonline.org.

Ohrn-McDaniel, L., O’Rourke-Kaplan, M., Freeman, C., Carrico, M., Bell, C., Stidham, J., Chang L.F., McRoberts, L.,(2014) Two Case Studies Exploring Creative Process Starting from Visual vs. Abstract Inspiration. Paper presented at the Shapeshifting Conference. Auckland, New Zealand. April 2014.

Ohrn-McDaniel, L., (2014) Surface meets Shape through Reapplied Fabric Structures. Paper presented at the Shapeshifting Conference. Auckland, New Zealand. April 2014.

Bell, C., Chang, A., ORourke-Kaplan, M., Stidham, J., Freeman, C., McRoberts, L., Carrico, M., Öhrn-McDaniel, L., (2013). Teaching Design Research through Practice: A Pilot Study for Collaborative Exploration. Presentation at the International Textile and Apparel Association annual conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 2013. Available online: http://www.itaaonline.org.

Freeman, C., McRoberts, L., Bell, C., Chang, A., O’Rourke-Kaplan, M., Stidham, J., Carrico, M., Öhrn-McDaniel, L., (2013). Outerwear - Inner Musings: A Theoretical Framework Application for Creative Scholarship. Presentation at the International Textile and Apparel Association annual conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 2013. Available online: http://www.itaaonline.org. 

Carrico, M., Jung, S., Turner, T., Öhrn-McDaniel, L., (2013). Technology in Apparel Design-What is Being Used? Poster presentation at the International Textile and Apparel Association annual conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 2013. Available online: http://www.itaaonline.org.

Palomo-Lovinski, N. & Öhrn-McDaniel, L., Hahn, K. (2013). Fashion + Craft = Sustainable Innovation. Paper presented at the European Academy of Design’s biannual conference, Gothenburgh, Sweden, April 2013.

Hahn, K., Palomo-Lovinski, N. & Öhrn-McDaniel, L. (2012). Approach to Real Sustainable Practice in the Classroom. Paper presented at the International Textile and Apparel Association annual conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, November 2012. Available online: http://www.itaaonline.org.

Carrico, M., ORourke-Kaplan, M., Chang, A., Öhrn-McDaniel, L., Stidham J., Bell, C., (2011). The Shirt Dress: A Case Study in Creative Process. Special Topics presentation at the International Textile and Apparel Association annual conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 2011. Available online: http://www.itaaonline.org.

Öhrn-McDaniel, L. (2009). Circles of Creativity – a Never-ending Form in Fashion. Poster presented at the International Textile and Apparel Association annual conference, Bellevue, Washington, October 2009. Available online: http://www.itaaonline.org

Schofield-Tomschin, S., & Öhrn-McDaniel, L. (2007). Text on textiles: A taxonomy. Paper presented at the International Textile and Apparel Association annual conference, Los Angeles, California, November 2007. Available online: http://www.itaaonline.org.

Öhrn-McDaniel, L., & Leslie, C.A. (2007).  Lack of time or time management: An examination of fashion design students. Paper presented at the International Textile and Apparel Association annual conference, Los Angeles, California, November 2007. Available online: http://www.itaaonline.org

Öhrn-McDaniel, L., & Schofield-Tomschin, S (2007). Text on textiles: Designing an inaugural gown for Ohios first lady. Paper presented at the Costume Society of Americas Region IV annual meeting Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 2007. 

Invited Lectures and Presentations  

2014

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, It Starts with a Stitch- Using the Knit Stitch both as a Technique and Inspiration. November. Opera House at Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea.  

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, A Decade of Design, March. University of North Texas, Denton, Texas. 

2013   

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Kreativitet, Inspiration och Mode. (Creativity, Inspiration & Fashion). April. Karlskoga Folkhögskola. Karlskoga, Sweden.  

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Möjligheter med återbruk. (Possibilities in Re-Cycling). April. Karlskoga Bibliotek. Karlskoga. Sweden.  

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Möjligheter med återbruk. (Possibilities in Re-Cycling).  March. Bra Begagnat. Örebro. Sweden.  

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Med maskan som inspiration. (Starting from a Stitch). Närikes Handawerk annual meeting March. Örebro. Sweden.

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Tankar om liv & kläder. (Life, Thoughts, & Garments). March. Örebro Universitet. Örebro. Sweden.

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Mode & Miljö. (Fashion & the Environment). Svensk Form. March. Örebro. Sweden.

 2012         

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Fashion - Where Surface & Shape Intersect, November. Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea.

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda, Life, Thoughts & Garments. American Sewing Guild annual meeting October, Wooster, Ohio. 

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Life, Thoughts & Garments, October. Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. 

2008           

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Clothing as a Form of Expression.Textile Arts Alliance Cleveland, Ohio.

2006           

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Kläder ett sätt att uttrycka sig, (Clothing as a Form of Expression), January. Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden.

Öhrn-McDaniel, Linda. Kläder ett sätt att uttrycka sig,(Clothing as a form of Expression) June. Berget, Degerfors, Sweden. 

Non-refereed Publications 

Öhrn-McDaniel, L. A Decade of Design, Exhibition Catalog, published online for the exhibition at UNT Art Space Dallas, University of North Texas, Texas. (2014) 

Öhrn-McDaniel, L. Life Thoughts & Garments, Exhibition catalog, Published by Kent State UniversityMuseum. (2012)

Öhrn-McDaniel, L. Life, Thoughts & Garments. (2009) ISBN: 978-0-578-02612-1 

 

Professional Work

Commissioned Designs 

Öhrn-McDaniel, L., (May 2014). Stage clothing country singer Doug Seegers worn during his tour in Sweden and several televised events. 2 western jackets and a western shirt made from upcycled materials.  

Öhrn-McDaniel, L., (July 2014). Stage clothing for country singer Doug Seegers worn during his tour in Sweden and for several televised events. 2 western jackets made from upcycled materials.  

Schofield-Tomschin, S., Öhrn-McDaniel, L. & Quevedo, V., (2012). 31 Dance costumes for Olympic game performance. Worn by Lion Players at the London Olympic Games. 

Schofield-Tomschin, S., & Öhrn-McDaniel, L., (2007). Inaugural gown. Gown worn by Ohios First Lady at inauguration events. 

Öhrn-McDaniel, L., & Schofield-Tomschin, S., (2007). Suit worn by Ohios First Lady at inauguration events.

 

University, Professional & Public Service 

University

Spring 2012                                       Provost Tenure Advisory Board Committee, member

College

2013- present                                   College  Advisory Committee, member

Fall 2007                                             First Year Colloquium committee, member

Fall 2005                                             College Mission Committee, member

School

04 -10, 2013- present                    Faculty Advisory Committee, member

2011 – present                                 TechStyleLAB committee, member

2014 - present                                  BFA committee, chair

2014 - present                                  Senior portfolio event committee, member

2014 -15, 2013 -14                         Tenure Track Faculty Search Committee, chair

2005, 08, 14,                                      Non Tenure Track Search Committee, member

2013                                                     Curriculum Committee, member

2012                                                     Fashion School Store Committee, member

Spring 2012, 10, 09, 08, 06          Tenure Track Search Committee, member

2011 & 2009                                     Scholarship Committee, chair

2005-06, 2008                                  Scholarship Committee, member

Spring 2006                                       Non Tenure Track Search Committee, chair

 

Professional

Committees

2014, 2011         International Textile and Apparel Assoc. Design Awards committee, member

2012- 2013        International Textile and Apparel Assoc. Design Awards committee, chair

2006/2007        International Textile and Apparel Assoc. Faculty Scholarship and Awards Committee, chair

2005/2006        International Textile and Apparel Assoc. Faculty Scholarship and Awards Committee, chair elect

2004/ 2005       International Textile and Apparel Assoc. Faculty Scholarship and Awards Committee, member