The Demonstration Garden

Co-curator

Goldstein Museum of Design – June 9th to September 9th, 2018

From GMD: The Demonstration Garden: Designing Flowers explores an eternal fascination with flowers and the different hand and machine technologies used to produce their likenesses. From the subtle charms of an early 19th century hair comb to the bold embroidery of traditional Oaxaca dress, this exhibition reveals the desire to transform fibers, dyes, beads, glass, metals, and leather into flowers.

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Inside Her Clothes

Co-curator

Goldstein Museum of Design – June 3rd to September 3rd, 2017

From GMD: Inside Her Clothes invites visitors to explore a side of garments not often shown to the public. Several dozen garments from the Goldstein collection are displayed inside out or in other creative ways so that visitors can see them from a new perspective.

This exhibit encourages visitors to think about how clothing is made and used, while at the same time celebrating the hard work and creativity of those who make clothing.

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Up Cloche: Fashion, Feminism, and Modernity

Textile Preparator

Michigan State University Museum – January 4th to December 2nd, 2016

From MSU: Rejecting tradition and embracing more body-conscious styles, the young American “flapper” wore her newly won freedom to vote, earn, and learn on her body: short dresses and clear stockings, bobbed hair, and a head-hugging cloche. The cloche – a bell-shaped hat considered “clever” and “smart” – framed the face with fashionable Art Deco panache. Explore how American women of the 1920s and ’30s used consumer goods to become modern.

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Other

Global Technique, Local Pattern: Ikat Textiles
Goldstein Museum of Design – January 28th to May 14th, 2017
Curatorial and Collections assistance

Quilts of Southwest China
Michigan State University Museum – September 27th, 2015 to May 1st, 2016
Curatorial and Collections assistance