Visiting Lecturer in Architecture

Betsy Clifton is an architectural and graphic designer working in New York and Berlin. She is the founder of Associates, And., a design agency, and cofounder of A Weak Office with artist Jean-Pascal Flavien and architect Sam Chermayeff. Clifton’s areas of specialization include international exhibition design and concept development. She served as curatorial assistant for the Pavilion of Turkey in the 17th International Architecture Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia (2021) and was design lead for exhibitions at Canadian Centre for Architecture, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, and Bauhaus Dessau. Professional collaborations with, among others, Sam Chermayeff Office, SITE (James Wines); Norman Kelley, and Studio Ames. She has also served as an instructor at the Syracuse University School of Architecture.

BFA, School of Visual Arts; post-baccalaureate program in architecture, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation; MArch, University of California, Berkeley. At Bard: Spring 2022.