Gillion Carrara is a Professor, Adjunct at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, teaching in the area of fashion, dress + art. She is the founding director of the SAIC Fashion Resource Center, established in 1987. Gillion is a member of the Costume Colloquium; a series of bi-annual global lecturers in presentations on a theme. She has presented lectures and hosted SAIC students attending the Colloquium in Florence, Italy. She is a member of ICOM, the annual International Council of Museums, where she has presented lectures.
Carrara is a metalsmith, selling to private collectors, crafting one of a kind jewelry, men’s accessories and tableware in silver, lead crystal, hard woods, and horn and bone.
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