Rodney (Rip) Gerry has been a versatile and vital member of the museum staff since 1990. He is responsible for the design and installation of the Haffenreffer's exhibitions. He works closely with students, faculty and staff to transform exhibit concepts into engaging installations. When not working on exhibits, He is organizing and preserving the photographic archives. Rip studied animation, illustration, and graphic design at Columbia College in Chicago before entering the museum world.