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Chambers, Karen S., 1948-



  • Existence: 1948 (date of birth) -


Karen S. Chambers is best known for her work as a writer, editor, and curator on the subject of fine art, craft and design, including contemporary glass art. Born in 1948, she earned an M.A. in Art History from the University of Cincinnati. She has worked in museums and galleries in the Midwest and New York City. She was editor of New Work magazine in the 1980s and has conducted interviews with a number of contemporary glass artists over the years.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Karen S. Chambers Collection on Contemporary Glass Artists

Identifier: MS-0019
Scope and Contents

Researchers will find a wealth of collected and original information on various contemporary glass artists in this collection. The combination of materials--slides, paper records, and audio--offers unique views into the lives and work of contemporary glass artists. The collection is divided into three series:

(1) Slides, 1930-2001

(2) Correspondence and Subject Files, 1954-2002

(3) Interviews, 1983-1997

Dates: 1930-2002