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Recent MA Grad Named Member Engagement Coordinator at MOWA

Recent UWM Art History MA Graduate Heather Sheets Hanlon has been named as the newest Member Engagement Coordinator at the Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend. Heather works in the development department to help create membership initiatives surrounding MOWA’s… Read More

UWM Art History Graduate Student Presenting at AskHistorians Conference

UWM Art History graduate student Gabrielle Berman will be presenting at the AskHistorians conference, taking place online September 15-17. Gaby will be discussing Hufu clothing in China. Congratulations, Gaby! Please see the link below for further information about AskHistorians.   … Read More

Associate Professor Tanya Tiffany is Recipient of NEH Grant

Many congratulations to UWM Art History Associate Professor Tanya Tiffany, and her Brown University colleague Dr. Laura Bass! They are recipients of the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts grant in support of their project “The Autobiography of a Seventeenth-Century… Read More

Johung and Wells Promoted

Congratulations to newly titled Professor Jennifer Johung and Associate Professor Katharine (Kay) Wells for successfully navigating the promotion and tenure process here at  UW-Milwaukee. These are well-deserved distinctions, and we are very proud to have these incredible instructors in our… Read More

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