Hello! Great to have you here. I’m a writer based in Philadelphia, and the author of the “The Midcentury Kitchen: America's Favorite Room, from Workspace to Dreamscape, 1940s-1970s” which was published this year by Countryman Press. My first book, “Midcentury Christmas” explores the material culture of Christmas during the Cold War in the United States. I’m a contributing editor at American Craft Magazine, and write regularly for Hyperallergic, The Atlantic, Architectural Digest, and The New Yorker online. My articles and reviews have appeared in Curbed, Metropolis, CityLab, Slate, The Washington Post, The Magazine Antiques, Modern Magazine, The Journal of Modern Craft, and Studio Potter. I was the 2017 Jentel Visiting Critic at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana. I’ve contributed essays to exhibition catalogs for the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, the Peabody Essex Museum, the Portland Art Museum, the Milwaukee Museum of Art, and the Museum of Arts and Design, as well as to the anthologies Shows and Tales, edited by Art Jewelry Forum, and The Ceramic Reader from Bloomsbury Press. I have curated exhibitions at Urban Glass and Pratt Manhattan Gallery. Prior to moving to Philadelphia to become Senior Curator at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, I was the Director of Greenwich House Pottery in New York City.