BA - Bowdoin College
Brooke Wrubel is a first-year MA student with an interest in the global interconnectivity of the Middle Ages, in particular the impact of cross-cultural engagement on the production of religious works, both new and refashioned. She received a BA in Art History and Italian Studies from Bowdoin College, where her work with the Wyvern Collection informed her object-based approach to research, with an emphasis on materiality and function. She has served as Exhibition Assistant and Research Associate at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Publications include object entries “Reliquary with Rock-Crystal Vessel” and “Frankish Animal Head Bow Brooch (Fibula)” in the exhibition catalogue New Views of the Middle Ages: The Wyvern Collection (2020) and a biographical essay on collector Edward Perry Warren and more than twenty object entries in the forthcoming online catalogue Antiquity and the American Project (2022).