Junior Curator Favorites 2013

  • CMOG Exhibition
    The Junior Curators took a behind the scenes tour of this gallery space, while the show was being installed.
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    Students photographed artwork and object labeling strategies in this gallery.
  • Biography
    Bonnie Wright is the Junior Curator program instructor.
  • Biography
    Warren Bunn gave the Junior Curators a tour of the Changing Gallery (which features the Life on a String exhibition this year), prep room, staging room, and conservation laboratory.
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    The students toured the Library, including the newly expanded condensed storage area, and researched various contemporary artists.
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    The Studio is the Museum's international glassworking school. The Junior Curators convened here during the spring of 2013 and curated their own exhibition, Life's Memories.
  • Biography
    Silvia Levenson believes her work is an expression of her soul. She uses glass not for its natural beauty, but for its potential as a narrative medium. The students enjoyed her work, both in the Museum and at The Studio. Levenson is offering a course, “The Skin of Objects,” from September 2 - 7, 2013, at The Studio.
  • Artwork
    This piece, on display in the Contemporary Gallery, was a favorite of many of the Junior Curators. Levenson says, "My art is about my life. Everyone has anxieties and fears, and I try to resolve some of these feelings in my work."
  • Biography
    This husband and wife team of glass artists have taught many times at The Studio. They have several pieces on display at The Studio.
  • Artwork
    Though this piece is not on display in the Museum's galleries, it is by one of the students' favorite artists, Stephen Powell. Powell does, however, have a piece on display at The Studio.
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    This piece is part of the Masters of Studio Glass: Richard Marquis exhibition, on display through February 2, 2014.
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    Students took a tour of the Conservation Lab.
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    The Junior Curators saw this piece while it was being cleaned in the Conservation Lab, in preparation for the Life on a String exhibition.