Cindi Strauss

Cindi Strauss

Cindi Strauss

Cindi Strauss of Houston, Texas is the Sara and Bill Morgan Curator of Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design and Assistant Director, Programming at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. At the museum, she is responsible for the acquisition, research, publication, and exhibition of post-1900 decorative arts, design, and craft. 

Over the course of her career, she has curated numerous major craft-based exhibitions including Ornament as Art: Contemporary Jewelry from the Helen Williams Drutt Collection (2007); Shifting Paradigms in Contemporary Ceramics: The Garth Clark and Mark Del Vecchio Collection (2012); and Beyond Craft: Decorative Arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection (2014). In addition to her MFAH publications, she has contributed writing to craft catalogues and journals nationwide and has been a frequent lecturer. Most recently, she co-authored the book In Flux: American Jewelry and the Counterculture (2020).