Instructor Biography: Kathleen Skolnik
KATHLEEN MURPHY SKOLNIK teaches art and architectural history at Roosevelt University in Chicago and leads seminars on Art Deco design at the Newberry Library, a private research library also in Chicago. She is the co-author of The Art Deco Murals of Hildreth Meiere, the author of the building descriptions in The Architecture of Harry Weese, a contributor to Art Deco Chicago: Designing Modern America, and the editor of the English translation of Havana Art Deco: Architectural Guide. She served for eight years as editor of the Chicago Art Deco Society Magazine and is currently on the Advisory Board of the Art Deco Society of New York.
Other classes taught
American Murals and Muralists of the 1920s, 30s, and 40s
Art Deco at Home and Abroad
Fair Deco: The U.S. World’s Fairs of the 1930s
From Havana to Santiago: Cuban Architecture and Urbanism
Hildreth Meière, Art Deco Muralist
Icons of American Art Deco Architecture
New York World’s Fair of 1939-40
The Monumental Art Deco Architecture of Francisco Salamone
The Women of Art Deco Design