Faculty: Susie Silbert

Biography

Susie J. Silbert is an independent curator and design historian with a background in craft and design and a passion for interpreting the built world. Her recent projects include SPRAWL, co-curated with Anna Walker at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, the catalogue to Beyond Craft: Decorative Arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and a data-driven analysis for the New York Historical Society in support of the exhibition The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman: Making it Modern. She has also written numerous essays on artists working in glass, ceramics, wood and metal. Silbert holds a Master’s in decorative arts, design history and material culture from the Bard Graduate Center and lectures on the history of glass at RISD. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Susie Silbert

Susan Silbert

Lecturer
ssilbert@risd.edu

  • MFA, University of Wisconsin - Madi
  • MA, The Bard Graduate Center

Courses
  • LAEL-LE06
    HISTORY OF GLASS
Glass Foreground Image 5
Naomi Mishkin, 11, House, mirror, glass, twine, wood, wax, ash, smoke