Dennita Sewell

Dennita Sewell is Curator of Fashion Design at Phoenix Art Museum, where she oversees a comprehensive permanent collection and organizes three exhibitions a year. A graduate of Yale University School of Drama (M.F.A.), Sewell teaches classes in costume history at Phoenix College.  

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Dennita Sewell." (Viewed on February 21, 2024) <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/author/sewell-dennita>.