Aschenbrenner, Michael

Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Advisor
aschenb3@uwm.edu(414) 229-4330Mitchell Hall 151B
Aschenbrenner, Michael

Degrees:

    • M.A. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Art History, 2006

Thesis: The Hope of a Nation: Frederic Edwin Church's 'Our Banner in the Sky' and 'Aurora Borealis'

  • B.A. Carroll College, Psychology, 2002

Research & Teaching Interests:

  • American Art
  • American Illustration
  • Italian Renaissance Art
  • Northern Renaissance Art

Field Work:

  • Led four month-long study abroad programs in Florence for the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in 2008, 2012, 2015 and 2018.

Courses Taught:

  • ArtHist 101: Ancient and Medieval Art and Architecture
  • ArtHist 102: Renaissance to Modern Art and Architecture
  • ArtHist 103: History of Architecture
  • ArtHist 220: The Beginning of Medieval Art
  • ArtHist 237: Northern Renaissance Art
  • ArtHist 250: Introduction to American Art
  • ArtHist 333: High Renaissance Art
  • ArtHist 353: American Art: Colonial Period - 1870
  • Arthist 354: American Art: 1870 - Present

Experience

  • Lecturer at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design (MIAD)
  • Lecturer at Carroll University
  • Art Minor