Grace Tallini, M.F.A.

Grace Tallini

M.F.A.
Program Director, Interior Design
Associate Professor of Interior Design

M.F.A., Interior Architecture & Design, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

B.F.A., Interior Design, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY

Division: Art & Design
Reisman Hall 203

Grace Tallini holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Interior Architecture and Design from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA. She has been a member of the Cazenovia College faculty since 2007. During her professional career, she has passed the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) exam and the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) exam. Currently, she is licensed to practice as a Certified Interior Designer in New York state and is a member of the Interior Design Educators Council and the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), previously serving on the Board of Directors for the New York  Upstate Canada East Chapter as Professional Development Director.

  • Billy Baldwin: The Dean of Decorating, Cazenovia College - Great Minds, Great Ideas Library Lecture Series, 2017
  • Buckminster Fuller: Spaceship Earth and the Synergy of “More for Less”, Cazenovia College - Great Minds, Great Ideas Library Lecture Series, 2013
  • Careers in Interior Design, Learning for Life – Hiawatha Seaway Council
  • Owner/Sole Proprietor - Interiors By Design, Munnsville, NY
  • Online Instructor - Interior Architecture and Design, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
  • Design Manager, Stevens Office Interiors, Syracuse, NY
  • American Society of Interior Designers, Professional Member
  • Interior Design Educators Council, Professional Member
  • ASID Upstate New York/Canada East Chapter – Professional Development Director (2008-2011)
  • ASID Upstate New York/Canada East Chapter – Syracuse Design Community Leader (2007-2009)
  • US Green Building Council, Local Member
  • New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Certified Interior Designer, License Number 000311
  • National Council for Interior Design Qualification, Certificate Number 021976
  • U.S. Green Building Council, Green Building Certification Institute, LEED Accredited Professional with Specialty, Interior Design and Construction
  • U.S. Green Building Council, Green Building Certification Institute, LEED Accredited Professional: Commercial Interiors Examination