Staff bio: David Conradsen, the Grace L. Brumbaugh and Richard E. Brumbaugh Curator of Decorative Arts and Design

By | January 1, 2015

David Conradsen is the Grace L. Brumbaugh and Richard E. Brumbaugh Curator of Decorative Arts and Design. He has been with the Art Museum since 1994.

He curated “St. Louis Modern,” a 2015 exhibition on midcentury-modern design in St. Louis, with Genevieve Cortinovis. He is the author of the exhibition catalogues “Useful Beauty: American Decorative Arts from St. Louis Collections” and “University City Ceramics: Art Pottery of the American Woman’s League,” and he recently contributed an essay on early exhibitions and collections of Newcomb Pottery to “The Art & Craft of Newcomb Pottery,” published by Tulane University.

Conradsen holds a graduate degree in Early American Culture from the the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del.

Notable media appearances and mentions

Television and video

Recent SLAM exhibitions