Biography: Dr. Valentina Varl
Dr. Valentina Varl is curator at the Pokrajinski Muzej Maribor in Slovenia. In researching glass production in the Pohorje region, she says she wanted to “introduce our pressed glass to the public, show its importance, and discover [its] influences.”
Since completing her graduate studies in art history, Varl has worked at the Maribor museum as curator of cultural history collections, which include art, crafts, furniture, pharmaceutical materials, and numismatics. She received her Ph.D. from the Karl-Franzens-University in Graz, Austria.