Christopher Patrello

Patrello, Christopher


Research Interests
  • Native American art history
  • material culture and materiality
  • consumption
  • museum studies
Publications and Presentations
  • “Haida Argillite and Cross-Cultural Exchange, c. 1883,” 19th Biennial Native Amercan Art Studies Association, Oct. 16-19, 2013 Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO.
  • “Museum as Heterotopia,” Otsego Institute, May, 2012, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY.
  • “Intentionality in Haida Argillite.” Summer Institute for Museum Anthropology, July 2010, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.
Fellowships, Grants and Awards
  • Celeste Hughes Bishop Award for Distinction in Graduate Studies, University of Rochester
  • Fred Segal Education Award, Americorps, 2008-2009
Teaching/Curatorial Experience
  • Curatorial Intern, Department of Asia, Oceania, and Africa, June 2010-August 2010, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.