Faculty: Susie Silbert


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


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

  • LAEL-LE06
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Brett Swenson, 10, Experiments with Obsidian, obsidian