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art historian , Small business owner

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, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 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, Phoenixville, 1995-1997;director visual resources collections department art, Swarthmore College, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Avocations: amateur musician, gardening, bird watching, historic preservation, environmental and animal rights causes. F C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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.

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).

Interests

  • Other 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