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Jane Shadel Spillman

Jane Shadel Spillman, American curator, writer, researcher. Member American Association Museum (chair curators committee 1989-1993), National Early American Glass Club (board directors 1989-1995), Glass Circle of London, International Association for the History of Glass (general secretary 2003^), International Council of Museums-GI (secretary since 2007).

Background

  • Spillman, Jane Shadel was born on April 30, 1942 in Huntsville, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Marvin and Elizabeth (Russell) Shadel.

  • Education

    • AB, Vassar College, 1964. Master of Arts, Cooperstown Graduate Program, 1965.

    Career

    • Research assistant Corning (New York ) Museum Glass, 1965-1970, assistant curator, 1971-1973, associate curator American glass, 1974-1977, curator, since 1978, head of curatorial department, 1994-1999, deputy director collections, 1999—2004. Consultant The White House Curator' General’ s Office, Washington, 1987-1990, other museums.

    Works

    Membership

    Member American Association Museum (chair curators committee 1989-1993), National Early American Glass Club (board directors 1989-1995), Glass Circle of London, International Association for the History of Glass (general secretary 2003^), International Council of Museums-GI (secretary since 2007).

    Connections

    • Married Don Lewis Spillman, February 18, 1973 (deceased January 1999). Children: K. Elizabeth, Samuel Shadel.
    • father: Marvin Shadel
    • mother: Elizabeth (Russell) Shadel
    • spouse: Don Lewis Spillman
    • children: K. Elizabeth Spillman
    • Samuel Shadel Spillman
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    Born April 30, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Vassar College
    • 1965
      Cooperstown Graduate Program
    • 1978
      Research assistant, Corning (New York ) Museum Glass