Brazeau, Linda

Director, UWM Art Collection and Galleries Emerita; Senior Lecturer, American Art Emerita
Brazeau, Linda

Degrees:

    • Ph.D. The Graduate School, City University of New York, 2002
      Major: 19th/20th Century American Art and Architecture
      Dissertation: "The Visionaries": Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington, Patrons of American Sculpture
    • M.A. Art History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1984
      Fields of Concentration: American and Non-Western Art
    • M.S. Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1974
      Minor concentration in Museology
    • B.A. Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1972

Professional Experience:

      • Director of UWM Art Collection and Galleries, Department of Art History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2013- 2018
      • Senior Academic Curator, Department of Art History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2006-2012
      • Curator of Visual Resources, Department of Art History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2004-2006

Teaching:

      • Senior Lecturer, Department of Art History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2004-2018
      • Lecturer, Department of Art History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1997-2004
      • Adjunct Assistant Professor, History Department, Marquette University, 1997-2004
      • Lecturer, Department of Art History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1995,1996
      • Lecturer, Department of Art History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1997, 1998
      • Teaching Assistant, Department of Art History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1983
      • Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan County, 1982
      • Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Waukesha County, 1978-1981
      • Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Washington County, 1976-77, 1979

Consulting and Research:

      • Independent Consultant, Art and Architectural History, 1994-2008
      • Research Associate/Architectural Historian/Archaeologist, Great Lakes Archaeological Research Center, Inc., 1989-1994
      • Researcher, for exhibition catalog: The Ten, Spanierman Gallery, New York, 1990., 1989
      • Research Assistant, Ph.D. Program in Art History, The Graduate School, City University of New York, 1986-87
      • Curatorial Assistant, University Art Museum, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1983-84
      • Research Associate/Archeologist, Great Lakes Archaeological Research Center, Inc., 1989-1991
      • Archaeological Consultant, Great Lakes Archaeological Research Center, Inc., 1985-1989
      • Principal Investigator, Great Lakes Archaeological Research Center, Inc., 1978-1981
      • Staff Archaeologist, Great Lakes Archaeological Research Center, Inc., 1976-78
      • Graduate Intern and Scientific Assistant, Department of Anthropology, Milwaukee Public Museum, 1975-76
      • Supervisor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Archaeology Laboratory, 1974-75

University Courses Taught:

American Art Courses:

        • ArtHist 250: American Art
        • ArtHist 261: Modern Art, 1945 to the Present
        • ArtHist 353: American Art: Colonial Period – 1870
        • ArtHist 354: American Art: 1870 – Present
        • ArtHist 459: American Architecture
        • Arthist 467: American Painting and Sculpture: Pop Art to the Present
        • ArtHist 470: Topics in American Art: 20th Century American Art
        • ArtHIst 470: Topics in American Art: American Women Artists
        • ArtHist 470: Topics in American Art: American Landscape Painting, Colonial to Modern Periods
        • ArtHist 470: Topics in American Art: American Master Painters: Cole, Homer, Hopper, O’Keeffe
        • ArtHist 470: Topics in American Art: Modernisms 1900-1940
        • ArtHist 470: Topics in American Art: The French Connection, American Artists in France 1860-1920
        • ArtHist 470: Topics in American Art: American Art Between the Wars, 1860-1945
        • ArtHist 470: Topics in American Art: De-constructing American Art: Moral, Myth, Mirth and Mystery
        • ArtHist 470: Topics in American Art: American Artists Abroad
        • ArtHist 704: Introduction to Art Museum Studies II
        • ArtHist 750: American Art: 1900-1945
        • ArtHist 750: American Art: Popular Impressions: American Prints 1840-1940
        • ArtHist 750: Issues in American Art: Re-Reading American Art
        • ArtHist 750: Envisioning America 1776-1976: The Body Politic
        • ArtHist 750: Women and the Development of Modernism in Western Art, 1880-Present
        • ArtHist 704: Introduction to Art Museum Studies II

General Art History Courses:

        • ArtHist 101: Ancient to Medieval Art and Architecture
        • ArtHist 102: Renaissance to Modern Art and Architecture
        • ArtHist 104: African, New World, Oceanic Art and Architecture

Professional Societies:

        • American Arts Society, Milwaukee Art Museum, Board of Trustees
        • Association of Historians of American Art
        • The Wisconsin Archaeological Survey

Fellowships, Grants, Honors:

      • UWM Foundation Award, 2006
      • Recipient, Mellon Award, Teaching Enhancement Grant, Marquette University, 1999-2000
      • Spero-Goldreich Dissertation Fellowship, Ph.D. Program in Art History, CUNY, 1997
      • Wisconsin Humanities Committee, 1984, Exhibition Grant for "Melanesian Art: Dialogue with the Spirits", 1984
      • Phi Kappa Phi, 1984