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Cindi Strauss

curator

Cindi Strauss, American curator. Grantee Lisa Taylor Research fellowship, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1993-1994, fellowship, American Friends Attingham, 1996. Member of Rice Design Alliance (board member 2003-2006), Hamilton College Art Advisory Board, American Ceramics Circuit.

Background

Strauss, Cindi was born on February 19, 1969 in Suffern, New York, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1987—1991. Master of Arts in History of Decorative Arts, Cooper-Hewitt/Parsons School Design, New York City, 1992—1995.

Career

Assistant curator decorative arts and rienzi Museum Fine Arts, Houston, 1997—2001, associate curator decorative arts and rienzi, 2001—2003, curator modern and contemporary decorative arts and design, since 2003. Advisory council Houston Center Contemporary Craft, since 2000.

Works

  • Author: (exhibition catalogue) Crafting a Collection, Ornament as Art: Avant-Garde Jewelry from the Helen Williams Drutt Collection. Contributor collection catalogue.

Membership

Member of Rice Design Alliance (board member 2003-2006), Hamilton College Art Advisory Board, American Ceramics Circuit.

Connections

Married Chris Ballou.

spouse:
Chris Ballou.