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Professor Counts Awarded UWM Distinguished Service Award

Our esteemed colleague, fearless leader, and department Chair, Derek Counts, has been awarded UWM’s Distinguished University Service Award! This award recognizes outstanding service to the University community. Many congratulations to Derek. The Department of Art History is very fortunate to… Read More

UWM Art History MA Grad Named Executive Director of Rochester Art Center

UWM Art History MA graduate Pamela Hugdahl has been named Executive Director of the Rochester Art Center in Minnesota. Pamela earned a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Mills College in Oakland, CA, and a Master of Arts in… Read More

Mathis Art Gallery Staff Pick: Cassie Kinney

We asked Mathis Art Gallery and UWM Art Collection Staff to share one of their favorite pieces from the collection. Here’s the pick by Gallery Attendant Cassie Kinney: Utagawa Hiroshige The Lake at Hakone (no. 11 from the series Fifty-Three… Read More

Mathis Art Gallery Staff Pick: Leigh Mahlik

We asked Mathis Art Gallery and UWM Art Collection Staff to share one of their favorite pieces from the collection. Here’s the pick by Academic Curator Leigh Mahlik: Edgar Degas Dancer, ca. 1880 Pastel and Charcoal on Paper UWM Art… Read More

Professor Tiffany Wins Madison Fellowship

Congratulations to UWM Art History Professor Tanya Tiffany for being awarded a fellowship at UW-Madison’s Institute for Research in the Humanities! She will be working on a translation and bilingual edition of the only known autobiography by a woman artist… Read More

Professor Tanya Tiffany Publishes Articles in E-Spania Journal and Sixteenth Century Journal

The latest articles published by UWM Art History Professor Tanya Tiffany: “El pincel y la pluma en la Vida de sor Estefanía de la Encarnación,” co-authored with Laura R. Bass, in “Arte y Literatura en el Siglo de Oro: el legado crítico de… Read More

UWM Art History and Mathis Gallery on Twitter

Join the growing number of UWM Art History and Mathis Gallery fans on Twitter! You’ll catch up with department and gallery events, art history news, and interesting stories.

David Pacifico Leads Archaeological Excavation

Assistant Professor of Art History and Emile H. Mathis Gallery Director David Pacifico recently lead an excavation in and around the barn at the Cappon/deSwarte farmstead, circa 1850-1890. Located about 100 yards from Lake Michigan on the present-day Schlitz Audubon… Read More

Emile H. Mathis Gallery First Anniversary Events!

In celebration of the First Anniversary of the Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery, the UWM Department of Art History invites you to attend these events! Art Expose Presented by Art History MA Student and Mathis Gallery Intern, Heather Sheets Tuesday,… Read More

Art History 101 Class Views UWM Art Collection Icons

Students from Professor Derek Counts’ Art History 101 class recently visited the Emile H. Mathis Gallery. With the help of Gallery Curator Leigh Mahlik and Teaching Assistants Michael Lahti and Cameron Quade, the students were able to view icons from… Read More