By Rebecca E. Elliot |
The First Museum Retrospective of Mary Ann Scherr
Rebecca E. Elliot is assistant curator of craft, design, and fashion at the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, North Carolina, US, where she oversees the collection of studio jewelry in addition to working with craft and design in all media. Current projects at the Mint include curating the exhibition Craft in the Laboratory: The Science of Making Things (opening in February 2022; catalog forthcoming from Dan Giles Ltd.) and an exhibition drawn from the recently acquired Porter • Price Collection of work by Robert Ebendorf and his former students at East Carolina University. Previously she held curatorial positions in decorative arts and design at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and at Cranbrook Art Museum (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, US). Elliot received an MA in art history from the University of Chicago and a BA in art history from Smith College.