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Fall Art History Class: Dutch Golden Age

There are still spots available in Art History Professor Jessen Kelly’s class, The Dutch Golden Age, this fall! Soon after its establishment in the late sixteenth century, the Dutch Republic became one of the most prosperous mercantile societies in early modern Europe. Its formidable global trading network spanned Europe, Asia, and South America. Economic success […]

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2019-20 Visiting Assistant Professor in Art History, Virginia Solomon


The Department of Art & Art History is pleased to welcome Dr. Virginia Solomon (B.A. Stanford University, 2004, Studio Art and Feminist Studies; M.A. 2007, Ph.D. 2013, Art History and Gender Studies, University of Southern California) as the 2019-20 Visiting Assistant Professor in Art History. Dr. Solomon’s research interests include contemporary art, curation, gender studies, […]

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Art History student Cory Wayman presents at ‘Posters on the Hill’

Each year, the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Office of Government Relations and the Office of Undergraduate Research select students to exhibit their work via posters to Utah State legislators. At this event, legislators and their staff members learn about the importance of undergraduate research and creative work through talking directly with […]

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Art History Professor Elizabeth Peterson Retires

At the end of this academic year and on the occasion of her retirement, we celebrate the career of Elizabeth Peterson, Associate Professor of Art History, after twenty-six years as a dedicated and highly valued teacher, scholar and colleague in the Department of Art & Art History at the University of Utah. A specialist in […]

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Art History Faculty Presenting in the US and abroad

Art History faculty are presenting in the US and abroad! Visiting Assistant Professor Sarah Hollenberg presented “Regionalism and Decolonization at the United Nations, 1952-1970” at the Annual Conference of the College Art Association in Los Angeles on February 21, 2018. On March 14 she presented “’Altar to the God of All’: Architecture, Faith, and International […]

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