Decorative Arts & Design History

Smithsonian Associates in partnership with
The George Washington University

Lindsy Parrott

Lindsy Parrott

History of glass, Louis Comfort Tiffany, American art pottery


Lindsy R. Parrott is Director/Curator at the Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass in New York. She has an M.A. in the History of Decorative Arts and Design from Parsons School of Design/Cooper-Hewitt Program and earned her B.A. in Art History from the University of Central Florida.

Recent projects include:

Louis C. Tiffany and the Art of Devotion, an exhibition organized by the Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA), New York, NY (2010 to present)

Tiffany Lamps: Articles of Utility, Objects of Art, a traveling exhibition organized by the Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass (2010 to 2012). Venues: Biltmore Estate, Chrysler Museum of Art, Reading Public Museum, Flint Institute of Arts

An Orchestra of Color: The Flat Glass of Louis C. Tiffany, an exhibition located in the Neustadt Collection Gallery at the Queens Museum of Art (2004 to 2011)

Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light, a traveling exhibition organized by the Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass (2012). Venues: The Hyde Collection, Glen Falls, NY

Selected Publications

"A Closer Look at Louis C. Tiffany’s Unglazed Favrile Pottery," American Ceramic Circle Journal, 2011

Louis Comfort Tiffany: Nature by Design, Shelburne Museum, 2009 (with Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Jean M. Burks)

“Sheets and Shards, Gems and Jewels: The Archive of The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass,” Journal of Glass Studies, 2009

“The Ceramics of Louis Comfort Tiffany,” Nineteenth Century Magazine, 2006

“Tiffany’s Favrile Pottery,” Style 1900, 2004

“Louis Comfort Tiffany and His Pottery,” Journal of The American Art Pottery Association, 2002