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lindsy parrottLINDSY R. PARROTT is the Executive Director and Curator of The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass. During her fifteen year tenure at The Neustadt, Lindsy has conducted ground-breaking research on the manufacture and use of Tiffany's opalescent flat glass, which has been published in numerous journal articles and exhibition catalogues. She has further developed The Neustadt's partnership with the Queens Museum, which now houses a permanent gallery dedicated to changing exhibitions drawn from The Neustadt's collection.

In addition, Lindsy has curated traveling exhibitions exploring a variety of Tiffany topics, such as his translation of nature into glass, how his lamps were fabricated, and the aesthetic effects of changing lighting technology at the turn of the century. These exhibitions have been enjoyed by more than half a million people at museums across the country, including the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Winterthur Museum, the Chrysler Museum of Art, and the Biltmore Estate. 

Lindsy also co-curated Louis C. Tiffany and the Art of Devotion at the Museum of Biblical Art and Louis C. Tiffany: Nature by Design at the Shelburne Museum of Art. 

Most recently, Ms. Parrott served as co-curator of the special exhibition Tiffany’s Glass Mosaics, organized jointly by The Corning Museum of Glass and The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass, and co-edited and contributed to the accompanying award-winning publication. Prior to The Neustadt, she held positions at The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and the Norton Museum of Art, both in Florida.

Lindsy has taught graduate seminars on Louis C. Tiffany and advises independent study projects and M.A. theses exploring Tiffany and other American stained-glass artists. She is a member of numerous professional glass and decorative arts organizations, including the Art Glass Forum | New York (President), the National American Glass Club (Board of Directors), Victorian Society New York, and American Glass Guild. In 2014 she was elected as a Fellow of the Corning Museum of Glass.

Ms. Parrott has written and lectured extensively on all aspects of Tiffany's career.

 

morgan albaharyMORGAN T. ALBAHARY is the Assistant Curator of The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass. Morgan joined The Neustadt in 2015 and quickly became an invaluable member of the team, contributing to all aspects of exhibition production, conducting important Tiffany research, and creating all social media content. Morgan assisted with the special exhibition Tiffany’s Glass Mosaics, organized jointly by The Corning Museum of Glass and The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass, and was a contributor to the accompanying award-winning publication. Most recently, Morgan curated The Neustadt's latest exhibition Tiffany's Iridescence: Glass in Rainbow Hues, which explores the science and artistry behind Tiffany's groundbreaking achievements in iridescent glass.

Before joining The Neustadt, she interned in the Arms and Armor Department at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Morgan is a graduate of Barnard College, Columbia University, where she earned a B.A. in art history. Her undergraduate thesis focused on American sculptor Anna Hyatt Huntington (1876–1973) and her monumental sculpture of Joan of Arc in New York City. She also worked as a research assistant on the 2014 exhibition Goddess, Heroine, Beast: Anna Hyatt Huntington’s New York Sculpture, 1902–1936, curated by Anne Higonnet and organized by the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery at Columbia University.

Morgan is a second-year graduate student in the History of Design and Curatorial Studies at Parsons The New School for Design, offered in conjunction with Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

  

SUSAN TOMLIN is the Conservator of The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass. A specialist in stained glass conservation, Susan was instrumental in establishing guidelines and techniques for the newly emerging field of conservation and preservation of leaded glass objects in the 1970s. She has worked with leading museums and auction houses across the country, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters, The New-York Historical Society, The Chrysler Museum of Art, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, Christie’s, and Sotheby’s. Susan has a Ph.D. in Medieval Church History from Union Theological Seminary, New York City.

During her 15 years at The Neustadt, Lindsy has conducted ground-breaking research on the manufacture and use of Tiffany’s sheet glass, which has been published in numerous journal articles and exhibition catalogues. She has further developed The Neustadt's partnership with the Queens Museum, which now houses a permanent gallery dedicated to changing exhibitions drawn from The Neustadt’s collection.

In addition, Lindsy has curated traveling exhibitions exploring a variety of Tiffany topics, such as his translation of nature into glass, how his lamps were fabricated, and the aesthetic effects of changing lighting technologies at the turn of the century. These exhibitions have been enjoyed by more than half a million people at museums across the country, including the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Winterthur Museum, the Chrysler Museum of Art, and the Biltmore Estate. 

Lindsy also co-curated Louis C. Tiffany and the Art of Devotion at the Museum of Biblical Art and Louis C. Tiffany: Nature by Design at the Shelburne Museum of Art. Most recently, Lindsy served as co-curator of Tiffany’s Glass Mosaics, organized in partnership with The Corning Museum of Glass, and co-edited and contributed to the accompanying award-winning publication.

Lindsy has taught graduate seminars on Louis C. Tiffany and advises independent study projects and M.A. theses exploring Tiffany and other American stained-glass artists. She is a member of numerous professional glass and decorative arts organizations, including the Art Glass Forum | New York (President), National American Glass Club (Board of Directors), Victorian Society New York, and American Glass Guild. In 2014 she was elected as a Fellow of the Corning Museum of Glass.