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Susan Shifrin

Susan Shifrin, art historian, small business owner. Member American Association of University Women, Association American Museum, College Art Association, Visual Resources Association (session chair 1998), Historians British Art, National Conference British Studies, Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies (conference organizer 1996, session chair 1996, 97), Port Providence Preservation Association (founder).

Background

  • Shifrin, Susan was born on March 4, 1961 in Oakland, California, United States. Daughter of Seymour Jack and Miriam (Levine) Shifrin.

  • Education

    • Attended, Yale University, 1980. Bachelor, Brandeis University, 1984. Master of Arts, Bryn Mawr College, 1991.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Bryn Mawr College, 1998.

    Career

    • Intern Department Textiles and Costumes Museum Fine Arts, Boston, summer 1985, secretary, department assistant, 1986-1987. Intern Department Drawings Pierpont Morgan Library., summer 1988. Department assistant Department Conservation The Brooklyn Museum, 1988-1989.

      Graduate assistant college archives Bryn Mawr College, 1989-1990. Curatorial assistant art collection Rosenbach Museum & Library., Philadelphia, 1990-1991. Curator textiles, costumes Philadelphia College Textiles and Science, 1992-1993.

      Independent historian, consultant Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, since 1991. Owner Custom Vittles Vending, 1995-1997. Director visual resources collections department art Swarthmore College, since 1996.

    Works

    • Contributing author: Chronology of Women Worldwide: People, Places and Events That Shaped World History, 1996, Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing, 1998. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member American Association of University Women, Association American Museum, College Art Association, Visual Resources Association (session chair 1998), Historians British Art, National Conference British Studies, Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies (conference organizer 1996, session chair 1996, 97), Port Providence Preservation Association (founder).

    Personality

    Interests

    Amateur musician, gardening, bird watching, historic preservation, environmental and animal rights causes.

    Connections

    • Married F. Michael Angelo, November 11, 1988.
    • father: Seymour Jack Shifrin
    • mother: Miriam (Levine) Shifrin
    • spouse: F. Michael Angelo
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    Born March 4, 1961
    (age 56)
    Nationality
    • 1980
      Yale University
    • 1984
      Brandeis University
    • 1991
      Bryn Mawr College
    • 1998
      Bryn Mawr College
    • 1986 - 1987
      Intern, Department Textiles and Costumes Museum Fine Arts
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1988 - 1989
      department assistant, Department Conservation The Brooklyn Museum
    • 1989 - 1990
      graduate assistant, college archives Bryn Mawr College
    • 1990 - 1991
      curatorial assistant, art collection Rosenbach Museum & Library
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1992 - 1993
      curator textiles
    • 1995 - 1997
      owner Custom Vittles Vending
    • 1996
      director, visual resources collections department art Swarthmore College
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