CV

Born in 1975 in Myrtle Beach, SC

Lives and works in New York, NY

EXHIBITIONS

Participating artist (all shows at A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn):

Generations IX (2013)

Wish You Were Here 12 (2013)

Wish You Were Here 11 (2012)

Generations VIII (2011)

Wish You Were Here 9 (2010)

Generations VII (2010)

Wish You Were Here 8 (2009)

Generations 6 (2008)

Curator/consultant/donor:

Donor: That Kodak Moment: Picturing the New York Fairs. Queens Museum, Queens, NY, 11 October 2014–8 February 2015.

Consultant: Defining the American Look: Lord & Taylor Advertisements, 1945-1959 , Gladys Marcus Library,  The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY, 7 December 2011–22 February 2012.

Textile curator: His & HersFashion and Textile History Gallery, The Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY, 30 November 2010—10 May 2011.

Textile curator: Going Green: Eco-FashionFashion and Textile History Gallery, The Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY, 30 November 2010–May 2011. Winner of the 2011 Richard Martin Exhibition Award.

Textile curator: Night & DayFashion and Textile History Gallery, The Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY, 3 December 2009–11 May 2010.

PRODUCTIONS

Producer: China Day, NYFW at Pier59 Studios, NY, 13 February 2019.

Executive Producer: CFDA + LIFEWTR Series 6 Presentation, NYFW at Pier59 Studios, NY, 6 September 2018.

Venue Producer: NYFW: Men’s for CFDA at various venues, NY, July 2015-July 2018. 

Backstage Producer: Fabulous Fund Fair for Naked Heart Foundation & amfAR at Skylight Clarkson North, NY, 28 October 2017.

Executive Producer: Your Good Skin Launch for Boots No. 9 at Spring Studios, NY, 28 September 2017.

Backstage Manager: CFDA + LIFEWTR Emerging Designers NYFW at Pier 59 Studios, NY, 7 September 2017. 

Talent Manager: Galop D’Hermes Fragrance Launch at Skylight Modern, NY, 15 September 2016.

PUBLICATIONS

“A Brief History of Modern Fashion: 1910-60.” In The Fashion Reader, 1st, 2nd and 3rd editions, eds. Linda Welters and Abby Lillethun. Oxford: Berg, 2007, 2011 and 2019.

“Notes from the Runway.” In Guide to Producing a Fashion Show, 4th ed. Judith C. Everett, Kristen K. Swanson, and José F. Blanco, eds. New York: Fairchild Books, 2018.

“Remembering the Grand Spectacle of the 1939 World’s Fair.” Curbed.com Features https://www.curbed.com/2014/9/17/10047522/1939-worlds-fair-photos (published 17 September 2014).

“How New York City Pigeons Comforted Me Through Divorce.” TheDodo.com https://www.thedodo.com/how-new-york-city-pigeons-comf-405297085.html (published 27 January 2014).

“Greek Island Embroideries,” “Art Deco Textiles,” “Post-war Couture.” In MFA Highlights: Textile and Fashion Arts. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 2006.

“Bikini,” “Fashion Television,” “Fogarty, Anne,” “Hilfiger, Tommy,” and “Madonna.” In Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion, ed. Valerie Steele, pp.155–157, 70–71, 92–93, 213–214, 370–372. Detroit: Thomas Gale, 2005.

“Dorothy Shaver: Promoter of ‘The American Look.’” Dress 30: 80–90, 2003.