Contributor biographical information for Strut : the peacock and beauty in art / [editors, Bartholomew F. Bland and Laura Vookles].

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Bartholomew F. Bland is the Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Hudson River Museum, where he has organized a number of exhibitions related to the art and history of the Hudson Valley region including, Westchester: The American Suburb and Dutch New York: The Roots of Hudson Valley Culture. He also curated A Field Guide to Sprawl for Arts Westchester, which examined the impact of the suburban lifestyle on the physical environment, an exhibition that traveled to Yale University. Among his survey exhibitions for the Museum related to the Hudson River School are Paintbox Leaves: Autumnal Inspiration from Cole to Wyeth and Greener Pastures: Images of Arcadia at the Hudson River Museum.

Laura L. Vookles is Chief Curator of Collections at the Hudson River Museum. For the Museum she has curated exhibitions and accompanying catalogs that include The Panoramic River: the Hudson and the Thames; The Old Croton Aqueduct: Rural Resources Meet Urban Needs; Next Stop Westchester! People and the Railroad; Westchester: The American Suburb; Dutch New York: the Roots of Hudson Valley Culture; and, Paintbox Leaves: Autumnal Inspiration from Cole to Wyeth. In the 25 years she has served at the Hudson River Museum, she has focused her efforts on Glenview, the Museum's 1877 Hudson River home for which she completed many furnishing, conservation, and interpretation projects.

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Peafowl in art -- Exhibitions.