The Craft History Workshop was founded by Antonia Behan and Colin Fanning. This project is made possible by support from a Research Initiation Grant from Queen’s University. Sign up for our mailing list here and please send inquiries to crafthistoryworkshop@gmail.com.


Antonia Behan is Assistant Professor of Design History and Material Cultures in a Global World in the Department of Art History and Art Conservation at Queen’s University, Ontario.

Colin Fanning is a doctoral candidate in decorative arts, design history, and material culture at Bard Graduate Center in New York City.

Image Credit: Ship cloth (palepai), Indonesia, 19th century. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

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