Marilyn Zapf is the Assistant Director and Curator at the Center for Craft, a national arts nonprofit headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina. She has curated a number of exhibitions, including the nationally-traveling Michael Sherrill Retrospective (Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC, 2018) as well as Made in WNC (Center for Craft, Asheville, NC, 2015) and Gee's Bend: From Quilts to Prints (Center for Craft, Asheville, NC, 2014). Marilyn is a trustee of the American Crafts Council, a program advisor for the MA in Critical and Historical Craft Studies program at Warren Wilson College, and has published articles and reviews in international publications, including Art Jewelry Forum and Crafts Magazine (UK). She holds a MA in the History of Design from the Royal College of Art and Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England, and a BA (English Literature) and BFA (Jewelry and Metalworking) from The University of Georgia.
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