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The Future of Artisans

I’m looking forward to being a panel speaker at a private, invite-only event hosted by the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator. Using the topic of “the future of artisans” as a prompt, I’ll be joined on the panel by Taryn Bird, Director of Kate Spade's On Purpose program, Kristin Schneider, Chief Marketing Officer for Nest, and Dr. Mary McBride, Chair of Pratt’s Design Management graduate program. After the panel, the curated guest list will engage in break out conversations on  globalization, urbanization, finance and new technologies influencing the sustainability of craft in an era of fast fashion.


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to Nov 18

Costume Colloquium VI: Textiles in Fashion

I'm thrilled to be one of the only conservators presenting at the renowned international Costume Colloquium held in Florence, Italy. Taking this year's theme of "textiles in fashion" as my cue, my paper is called "Triumph and Tragedy: Polyurethane's Fashionable Rise and Chemical Fall".  The topic builds off of my PhD studies into the preservation and conservation of polyurethane.

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