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Alyssa Velazquez

Alyssa Velazquez is the Curatorial Assistant in decorative arts and design at the Carnegie Museum of Art. She holds a MFA from the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture, and a BA from Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. Her publications include “Pink as F*ck: The Colorful History of A Sex Symbol” in The Establishment, “Tupperware: An Open Container During A Decade of Containment” in Women’s History Magazine, 2014. Past academic pieces have been featured in the The Fashion Studies Journal and the Votive Project blog.
Research Interests: Women Studies; Theater and Performing Arts History; Material Culture; mid-century design; Anthropology

Publications

Dressing Rooms: Spaces of Magical Reality