Marie working on textile


Marie-Eve Celio-Scheurer

Academic Coordinator, Cotsen Textile Traces Study Center 

Marie-Eve Celio-Scheurer started as academic coordinator for the museum’s new Cotsen Textile Traces Study Center in 2019, a position endowed by Margit Sperling Cotsen. In this role, Dr. Celio-Scheurer develops scholarly programming, builds academic collaborations and facilitates research related to the Cotsen Textile Traces Study Collection. 

Dr. Celio-Scheurer has experience working as a curator (Rietberg Museum in Zurich) and teaching (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland). She also spent eight years in India consulting on projects for UNESCO and developing international collaborations between institutions. She is a member of the Textile Society of America and Centre International d’Etude des Textiles Anciens.

She holds a doctorate summa cum laude in history of art from the Sorbonne in Paris, France, and a master’s degree from the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. She was a grant recipient of the Swiss National Science Foundation and a research fellow at the German Centre for Art History in Paris. Her research areas are in Art Nouveau, indiennes, and cultural exchanges.