Kevin Adkisson
Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research

Curator Kevin Adkisson assists in the preservation, interpretation, and programming across the many buildings and treasures of Cranbrook. A native of north Georgia, Kevin has his BA in Architecture from Yale, where he worked in the Yale University Art Gallery’s American Decorative Arts Furniture Study, and an MA from the University of Delaware’s Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, with a thesis examining the role of postmodernism in shopping mall architecture. Previously, Kevin worked for Robert A.M. Stern Architects in New York as a research and writing associate and at Kent Bloomer Studio in New Haven, where he designed and fabricated architectural ornament. Kevin served as the Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research's Collections Fellow from August 2016—June 2019 and Associate Curator from July 2019—August 2021. He serves on the Advisory Board for the Friends of Kebyar, which is focused on the work of architect Bruce Alonzo Goff.


Photos by Sophie Russell-Jeffrey, CAA'25