Exhibition Designer Profile
The DAR Museum contracted with Assemble for exhibition and website design for Eye on Elegance: Early Quilts of Maryland and Virginia. Assemble is a nonprofit design and media studio that works with institutions to create immersive narrative experiences onsite, online and in classrooms. Assemble has produced a variety of narrative experiences, including major exhibitions at Maryland Science Center, Longwood Gardens, and the National Building Museum. The organization is currently engaged in partnerships with scientists to present models of sustainability on the Chesapeake Bay and archaeologists researching the lives of enslaved African Americans in Maryland.
Patrick Rogan directs the Assemble interpretive design team. Trained at the Smithsonian Institution, Mr. Rogan has over 25 years of experience as a designer, educator and project manager. He received his MFA from Catholic University and teaches exhibition design at the Corcoran College of Art and Design.
Eric Gravley directs Assemble media and web production projects. Mr. Gravley has over 25 years of experience as a media producer, writer, editor, and videographer.