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balenciaga behind the scenes

I had the privilege to work with conservation staff at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum to prepare a Chicago History Museum gown for the 2017-18 exhibition Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion. Known as “the master” of haute couture, Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895-1972) was…

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corporate commissions

I was commissioned to facilitate conservation and reinstallation of several monumental “textile walls” created by internationally renowned artist Sheila Hicks for Milwaukee’s Mortgage Guarantee Insurance Corporation (MGIC) in the early 1970s. Hicks designed the walls in collaboration with interior architect…

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wet with blood

I curated, designed, and produced the Chicago History Museum digital site Wet with Blood: The Investigation of Mary Todd Lincoln’s Cloak as my master's thesis. I received a 2001 Northwestern University Scholars Award for the project.

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