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Biography: Warren Bunn

Warren Bunn
Name: 
Warren Bunn
Title: 
Collections and Exhibitions Manager

As the Museum’s collections and exhibitions manager, Warren Bunn is responsible for managing all aspects of the care and display of the Museum’s glass collections, including registration, installation, lighting, photography, and the collections management database. He oversees the planning and installation of all temporary exhibitions and displays, and manages all loans, both to and from the Museum.

Bunn came to The Corning Museum of Glass from the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, where he was curatorial assistant and registrar for seven years. He also worked in various art galleries in upstate New York, and apprenticed with a Conservation lab while in graduate school.

A working artist and musician, Bunn creates, exhibits, and sells his own paintings. He holds a bachelor’s degree in studio art from Hartwick College, and a master’s degree in museum studies from Syracuse University.

 

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