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Olga Bush

January 1 - January 15, 2011

While in residence at Shangri La, Dr. Olga Bush studied the relationship between architecture and textiles as part of an on-going research project. Dr. Bush received her Ph. D. in Islamic Art and Architecture at the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University in 2006. She specializes in the art and architecture of medieval Muslim Spain (theoretical issues in the fields of architecture, poetry, visual perception and medieval aesthetics). In 2008-2009, Dr. Bush was the Sylvan and Pamela Coleman Research Fellow in the Islamic Department of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York. 

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