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Art History Alumni News

Congratulations to our Art History MA Alums Jennifer Sales and Emily Citino for their recent accomplishments! Jennifer Sales (MA 2016) was recently awarded an honorable mention for the 2020 Peter C. Marzio Award for Outstanding Research in Latin American and Latino Art, sponsored by the International Center for the Arts of the Americas, Museum of Fine […]

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MA Graduate 2021: Laura Johnson

Congratulations to Laura Johnson, who successfully defended her MA thesis, “Uncovering the Embedded Histories of Gender, Race, and Hairstyling in Lorna Simpson’s Natural History (2018).” After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in the history of art and visual culture, Johnson moved to Salt Lake City to pursue a graduate degree in the field at the […]

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MA Graduate 2021: Kiki Karahalios

Congratulations to Kiki Karahalios, who successfully defended her thesis and earned her MA in Art History! We’re happy to feature an intro to her research of 19th century sculptor Edmonia Lewis:Edmonia Lewis and her oeuvre are situated amidst a complicated network of layers, peculiarities, and unknowns.  Lewis, who was both African American and American Indian […]

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Art & Art History Students Present at Undergraduate Research Symposium

Congratulations to Art History student Adrienne Krueger and BFA Photography/Digital Imaging student Nate Francis for presenting their Undergraduate Reseach Projects at this year’s Virtual Symposium! In her presentation, The Commune in Commodities: Bruno Braquehais’s Photographs of the Paris Commune of 1871, Adrienne Krueger explains “My research reframes Bruno Braquehais’s photography of the Paris Commune by analyzing […]

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Kuifi ül-Sonido Antiguo Lecture

Kuifi ül-Sonido Antiguo: A conversation about contemporary Mapuche creation and their position on indigenous patrimony April 7, 2021 3:30pm Francisco Huichaqueo Pérez is a Professor in the College of Humanities and Arts at the Universidad de Concepción in Concepción, Chile. He is also a filmmaker, artist, and a curator from the indigenous Mapuche community in Concepción, […]

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Art History MA Student Presents Research

Art History MA student Cory Wayman is presenting a paper this week at the University of Arizona Art History Graduate Student Conference, and next month at the University of Oregon. Cory’s paper, “Ada Pinkston: Reworking Monuments, Embodying History”, addresses monuments, contemporary art, and social justice. This paper analyzes the multimedia and community-engaging practices of contemporary artist […]

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CALL FOR ENTRIES: U OF U 2021 STUDENT ART EXHIBITION

U of U 2021 Student Art Exhibition Call for Entries ELIGIBILITY All currently enrolled U of U UNDERGRADUATE ART and GRAPHIC DESIGN MAJORS & MINORS (all emphasis areas) may submit 1–3 original works in any medium. 2D works: Must be gallery-ready with picture wire, including all framed work and paintings. No sawtooth hangers. Wet paintings, […]

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Spring Semester Update

CLASSES CANCELED ON MARCH 16 & 17 ONLINE LEARNING ONLY THROUGH END OF SEMESTER The University of Utah will shift to all-online instruction beginning March 18 for the rest of spring semester. Classes are canceled Monday and Tuesday, March 16 and 17, allowing faculty and staff time to prepare the transition to online coursework. For […]

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