Kevin Adkisson

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Kevin Adkisson, Associate Curator for the Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research, assists in the preservation, interpretation, and programming across the many buildings and treasures of Cranbrook, an educational community and National Historic Landmark north of Detroit. A native of 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 his 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 Cranbrook’s Collections Fellow from August 2016—June 2019.