Selected Overview of Past Exhibitions, Events, and Awards

The Healing Art Collection - Dana Farber 2016-Present  "Vintage Fairy Tutu" made by Parisian designer, Marie Gromsteff in the late 1950s, gift of Jean & Frederic Sharf for Lasell Fashion Collection

"Vintage, Signed Toe Shoes," worn by Colleen Neary who worked closely with Rudolf Nureyev and Maurice Bejart, gift of Ann & Thomas Schwarz for Lasell Fashion Collection

Exhibition: Fashion and Satire: The Drawings of Orson Byron Lowell and Charles Dana Gibson, Rosecliff Mansion, Newport, RI -  January 27, 2017- May 6, 2017 , Society of Illustrators, NYC, NY - September 8, 2017- October 30, 2017

Publication: Fashion and Satire: The Drawings of Orson Byron Lowell and Charles Dana Gibson, Sharf Publishing. January 2017

ExhibitionThe Healing Art Collection, Dana Farber Hospital, Boston, MA. 2016-Present.

Event: Launch of The Lasell Catalogue of Artistry in Fashion, The French Library, Boston Fashion Week - October 1, 2015

Exhibition: "Yolanda: Innovative Fashion Icon; 50 Years of High Heels, Headpieces, and Haute Couture," The Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation, Waltham, MA - August 11, 2014- November 2014

Event: WGBH's Greater Boston Television Show with Host Jared Bowen Reviews The Lasell Fashion Collection - June 11, 2013

Award: National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Grant, The Lasell Catalogue of Artistry in Fashion - 2013

Exhibition: The Fashionable Nurse: A Study of Stylish Professional Dressing, 1910-1970, Brigham and Woman's Hospital, Boston, MA - April 2013- June 2014

Publication: The Fashionable Nurse: A Study of Stylish Professional Dressing 1910-1970, Sharf Publishing. April 2013

Event: Costume Installation, An Evening Inspired by Downton Abbey, WGBH Studios, Boston, MA - February 28, 2013

Exhibition: War and Dress, Donahue Center for Creative and Applied Arts, Newton, MA - April 2012- August 2012

Event: Community Service, Project Dream Dress, with Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries and Brides Across America, Boston, MA - March 3, 2012

Event: Costume Installation, The Ladies of Downton Abbey, WGBH Studios, Boston, MA - February 23, 2012 

Exhibition: The Art of Fashion - The Yolanda Collection, Wedeman Gallery, Newton, MA - April 6, 2010-June 2010

Exhibition: Frontline Fashion: An Exhibit of Material Culture and the Military,  Charles River Museum of Innovation and Industry, Waltham, MA - May 29, 2011- October 2011

Exhibition: Inspired Design, The American Textile History Museum, Lowell, MA - May 15-August 1, 2010

Exhibitions: The Art of Italian Style and Design - 2008- 2009; The American Automobile - 2009- 2010; Curve Appeal - 2010- 2011; and Dream Cars - 2011- 2012, Larz Anderson Auto Museum, Brookline, MA

Exhibition: Costume Installation, Green, Boston Fashion Week, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA - October 2008