Meet the Presenters

Meet the Presenters

Karol Wight
President and Executive Director
Dr. Karol Wight became executive director at The Corning Museum of Glass in August 2011 and served as curator of ancient and Islamic glass from August 2011 through July 2017. In January of 2015, she was promoted to the position of President and...
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Morgan T. Albahary
Morgan T. Albahary is the Curatorial and Collections Assistant of The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass where she researches and catalogs the collection. She also assists with exhibitions, including A Passion for Tiffany Lamps and Tiffany Glass:...
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Gillian Berry
Gillian Berry was appointed curator of Haworth Art Gallery in 2016. The gallery in Accrington, England, is an Arts and Crafts House which houses collections of fine and decorative art and unusually hold a collection of American Art Nouveau Tiffany...
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Kelly Conway
Curator of American Glass
Kelly Conway was appointed curator of American glass at The Corning Museum of Glass in 2013. Her research focuses on the history of American glass from the late 18th century through the early 20th century. Conway is the curator of CMoG’s current...
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Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen
Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen graduated from Princeton University and earned an MA from the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture. She started her career at the Metropolitan Museum as an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow. Since then, Frelinghuysen has...
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Elizabeth De Rosa taught at the Cooper-Hewitt/Parsons MA Program in the History of Decorative Arts and Design where she specialized in American and European decorative arts of the late-19th and early-20th centuries. She has worked as Curator of...
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Andrew Fortune
Collections Photography Department Manager
Andrew Fortune is the Collections Photography Department Manager at The Corning Museum of Glass. Andrew joined the museum in 1996 as a Preparator and Photography Assistant and, after becoming hooked on the challenges of photographing glass, he...
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Christine Olson
Christine Olson’s dissertation explores the career of the influential British architect and designer Owen Jones (1809-1874), focusing on the intersections between reproduction, industrialization and empire that characterize his work across a diverse...
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Lindsy Parrott
Lindsy R. Parrott is the director and curator of The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass. During her 13-year tenure, she has extensively researched Louis C. Tiffany’s leaded glass windows, lamps, and opalescent flat glass. Her exhibitions at The...
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Jennifer Perry Thalheimer
The Morse Museum is best known as the home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of material owned, collected and created by Louis C. Tiffany, but also has significant holdings of American art from the mid-19th century to the early 20th...
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Natalie Z. Peters
Natalie Z. Peters received her MA in the History of Decorative Arts from George Mason University-Smithsonian Institution with a specialty in late-19th century and early 20th-century glass studies and design history. Her thesis focused on Louis C....
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Marina Ruiz Molina
Marina Ruiz Molina earned her Master´s Degree in Translation from the University of Málaga (Spain) in 1995 and pursued formal training in Madrid in Conservation at the Escuela Superior de Conservación y Restauración de Bienes Culturales de Madrid,...
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