CV

Education

 

Doctor of Philosophy,

2018 – 2022 (expected)

Department of Art History and Archaeology, Washington University in Saint Louis (WUSTL), Saint Louis, MO

·       Major Field: European Art 1860-1960

·       Minor Field: American Art 1865-1941

Master of Arts,

2016-2018

Art History and Archaeology, WUSTL

·       Qualifying papers: “Theater of Death: Sarah Bernhardt’s Morbid Photograph and Belle Époque Consumerism” and “Fluid Mediums: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Early Watercolors”

Bachelor of Arts,

2010-2014

French, Truman State University (TSU), Kirksville, MO

·       Senior Thesis: “La Vie Surréelle de Baya”

Teaching Experience

 

Fall 2019

Teaching Center Student Advisory Council, WUSTL

Summer 2019

Accessibility Liaison, Visual Resource Center, WUSTL

2017 – Current

Section Leader (Teaching Assistant), WUSTL

·       Fall 2019: Introduction to Western Art, Architecture, and Design

·       Spring 2019: Introduction to Modern Art, Architecture, and Design

·       Fall 2018: Introduction to Western Art, Architecture, and Design

·       Spring 2018: Introduction to Modern Art, Architecture, and Design

·       Fall 2017: Introduction to Western Art, Architecture, and Design

2014 – 2015

English Language Assistant, Lycée Jacques Feyder, Académie de Créteil, Paris, France

2013 – 2014

Writing Consultant, Truman Writing Center, TSU

 

 Departmental Service

 

2019-2020

Voting Representative, Graduate and Professional Student Advisory Council to the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, WUSTL

Spring 2019

Committee Member, University Policy and Practice Affecting Students with Disabilities Committee, WUSTL

2018-2019

Chair, Art History Student Lecture Committee, Afro-Surrealism/Futurism: Radical Black Imagination, WUSTL

2018-2019

Senator, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Graduate Student Senate, WUSTL

2018-2019

Peer Mentor, Department of Art History and Archaeology, The Graduate School, WUSTL

2017-2018

Committee Member, Graduate Student Art History Symposium, Department of Art History and Archaeology, WUSTL

 

 Awards

 

Spring 2019

Pollard-Stein Teaching Award, Department of Art History and Archaeology, WUSTL

Spring 2019

Travel Grant, Summer Research in France, Department of Art History and Archaeology, WUSTL

Spring 2019

First Place, Outstanding Poster and Presentation in the Arts and Humanities, Graduate Research Symposium, WUSTL

Fall 2018

Small Change Grant, Civic Engagement Fund, Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement, WUSTL

Summer 2018

Travel Grant, Summer Research in France, Department of Art History and Archaeology, WUSTL

Spring 2018

Travel Grant, Conference Presentation at Midwest Art History Society Annual Conference (Indianapolis), Department of Art History and Archaeology, WUSTL

Fall 2018

Travel Grant, Conference Presentation at Rice University, Department of Art History and Archaeology, WUSTL

2016-2022

University Full Tuition Scholarship, WUSTL

2011-2014

President’s Honorary Scholarship, TSU

2013

Donna Crawford Study Abroad Scholarship, TSU

2010

Xavier Merit Scholarship, Xavier University

 

 Research Conferences

 

March 2019

“Bryan Page’s Mutated Bodies: Transgressing Physical and Conceptual Boundaries,” Graduate Research Symposium, WUSTL

April 2018

“Healing Through Integrative Hybridity in Kader Attia’s Reason’s Oxymorons,” Midwest Art History Society, Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana

October 2017

“A Theater of Death: Sarah Bernhardt’s Morbid Photographs and Belle Époque Consumerism,” Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, Department of Art History, Rice University

May 2014

“La Vie Surréelle de Baya,” Student Research Conference, TSU

January 2014

“The Sabine Women: (R)evolution of Women in Art,” Women’s and Gender Research Conference, TSU

May 2013

“The Women of Jacques-Louis David,” Student Research Conference, TSU

Publications

 

Summer 2019

“Taking the Reins, Impressionist Mary Cassatt Captures Early Feminism.” The Art Blog (July 24, 2019): https://www.theartblog.org/2019/07/taking-the-reins-impressionist-mary-cassatt-captures-early-feminism/

Summer 2019

“Satire, Art, and Activism: Coco Fusco’s ‘Tin Man’ Plays on American Politics.” The Art Blog (June 20, 2019): https://www.theartblog.org/2019/06/satire-art-and-activism-coco-fuscos-tin-man-plays-on-american-politics/

Spring 2019

“Why Are These Here? Antony Gormley’s ‘STAND’, Public Art, and the American Art Museum.” The Art Blog (April 23, 2019): https://www.theartblog.org/2019/04/why-are-these-here-antony-gormleys-stand-public-art-and-the-american-art-museum/

Spring 2019

“Rachel Lebo and the Sociology of Architecture.” All the Art: The Visual Art Quarterly of Saint Louis (March 2019): 17-18.

Winter 2018

“What Black is and Can Be.” Human Ties (February 18, 2019): https://humanities.wustl.edu/features/murphy-mccoy-afro-surrealism-what-black-and-can-be

Winter 2018

“CrocoDykes Bite Back: Janie Stamm at Granite City Art and Design District.” Temporary Art Review (Winter 2018): http://temporaryartreview.com/crocodykes-bite-back-janie-stamm-at-granite-city-art-and-design-district/

Winter 2018

“[ALT+SPACE]: Alternative Spaces in the Arts.” All the Art: The Visual Art Quarterly of Saint Louis (Winter 2018): 15-16.

Spring 2018

“Pablo Picasso, Femmes d’Alger, Lithography, 1955.” https://www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu/collection/explore/artwork/1938

Fall 2017

“Collaborating Art Institutions.” All the Art: The Visual Art Quarterly of Saint Louis (Summer 2017): 21-22.

 

 Curatorial Experience

 

April 2019

Curator, “Mutating Bodies, Transgressing Boundaries,” April 5-12, 2019

January 2019 – Current

Regular Contributor, Art Blog, www.theartblog.org

Winter 2018

Curator, CONSENT/DISSENT, December 8-18, 2018

Fall 2018

Founder, [ALT+SPACE] Curatorial Collective,  https://altspacepopup.wixsite.com/altspace

Spring 2018

Gallery talk and research on the lithograph, Femmes d’Alger (1955), by Pablo Picasso, Postwar Prints and Multiples: Investigating the Collection, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

Spring 2018

Curator, PORK RIND GOES TO TOWN, Graduate Student Art History Symposium, Department of Art History and Archaeology, WUSTL

Fall 2015

Curatorial and Editorial Intern, The Luminary, Saint Louis, MO

Summer 2015

Curatorial Intern, Modern and Contemporary Art, Saint Louis Art Museum

 

 Languages

 

French

Fluent (reading, writing, speaking)

German

Reading Proficiency

Arabic

Beginner

 

 Affiliations

 

2018-2019

College Art Association

2016-2019

Association of Historians of Nineteenth Century Art

2018-2019

Midwest Art History Society

 

 Certifications

 

2018-2021

Mental Health First Aid USA, National Council for Behavioral Health