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Miranda Garno Nesler

Lecturer, Los Angeles

PhD, Literature / Book History and Manuscripts, Vanderbilt University
MA, Early Modern Literature, Vanderbilt University

Miranda Garno Nesler is an LA based collection development manager, art critic, and research consultant. The recipient of two Andrew W. Mellon Fellowships and, most recently, of the Antiquarian Book Seminar Alumni Scholarship, her work explores the intersections among textual and visual arts. After ten years as a professor of literature, she came to LA in 2014 as a writer for The Curated Object before accepting a position as collection manager for a fine art and rare book dealer. She has instructed courses in beginning and advanced research methods, cultural representations of gender, paleography, material culture studies, and antiquarian manuscript and book history.

Alumni Scholarship. Antiquarian Book Seminar, 2017.
Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellowship. Huntington Library, 2012.
Andrew W. Mellon Research Grant. Newberry Library, 2012.
Renaissance Consortium Grant. Newberry Library, 2010.
Renaissance Consortium Grant. Newberry Library, 2008.
Research Enhancement Grant. Vanderbilt University, 2008.

Miranda Garno Nesler
  • Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    Ethnic Arts Council of Los Angeles, Member
    Huntington Library, Reader
    Pasadena Museum of History, Volunteer
    American Alliance of Museums, Member
    Arts for LA, Member
    California Alliance for Arts Education, Member

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