Learn more about women artists part of the Bauhaus movement with Newfields Associate Curator of Design and Decorative Arts.
Shelley Selim is the Associate Curator of Design and Decorative Arts at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields. She provides curatorial oversight of the museum’s design and decorative art collections, as well as its two historic homes—the Lilly House and the Miller House and Garden. Her recent projects includeMeadow, an interactive installation by artists Studio Drift now on display at the IMA’s Efroymson Entrance Pavillion, and a reinstallation of the IMA’s Design Gallery—the largest permanent collection gallery devoted to modern and contemporary design of any museum in the country. Prior to her arrival at the IMA, she was the Jeanne and Ralph Graham Assistant Curator at Cranbrook Art Museum in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and a curatorial assistant at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York. She has edited and written numerous publications about design, craft, and art, and has also lectured widely on these topics. She earned her MA in the History of Decorative Arts and Design from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum/Parsons, the New School for Design.
This discussion is part of the Bauhaus Imaginista: Collected Research exhibition.
Die Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien, Auswärtiges Amt, Kulturstiftung des Bundes.
On the occasion of 100 Jahre bauhaus (100 Years of Bauhaus).