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Diane Wright

Diane Wright works in the American Decorative Arts Department at the Yale University Art Gallery.  Previously she was an educator at the Corning Museum of Glass where she taught about glass making techniques and history to students of all ages. She holds a BA in history with a focus on Middle East Studies and Arabic. In 2005 she received her MA in the History of Decorative Arts from Parsons School of Design, specializing in glass studies.  She has conducted research and lectured on glass for a number of institutions including the Chrysler Museum of Art, the Blair House, and The Freer/Sackler Galleries at the Smithsonian Institution. 

Ms. Wright has extensively researched the leaded-glass windows of Tiffany Studios at churches across the country.  Her graduate thesis presented the first in-depth study of Frederick Wilson, Louis Comfort Tiffany’s most prolific window designer and head of the ecclesiastical department at Tiffany Studios. She is currently writing an article on the life and work of Frederick Wilson.

Prior to entering the field of decorative arts Ms. Wright worked as a management consultant for the Department of State and traveled extensively in more than 35 countries.









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