Michelle Huynh Chu is a historian of art, architecture and design. Her current research and writing addresses modernization and Enlightenment-thinking in Victorian Britain in relation to historical styles, urban planning and media technologies. She is also interested in landscape and climate-related topics. She received her M.A. in Modern Art (MODA) from Columbia University and her B.F.A. in Film from New York University where she double-majored in History.
Project: Michelle will conduct research and collaborate on content development for an upcoming exhibition and book on American textile designer Dorothy Liebes (1897 – 1972), scheduled to open July 7, 2023, gaining insights into how both the Curatorial and Education departments work.