Full-Time Faculty

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John Hatch

John Hatch

Department Chair

Research Interests / Specializations: 20th-century art, art theory, and architecture, specifically Dada and Neo-Dada; Post-WWII European and American Art; early abstract art (1910-1940); intersections between art and science.
Cody Barteet

Cody Barteet

Undergraduate Chair, Associate Professor, Art History

Research Interests / Specializations: Renaissance and Baroque art and architecture; architecture and urbanism; Latin American art; Pre-Columbian art; cross-cultural exchange; and gender and feminist studies.
Christine Sprengler

Christine Sprengler

Graduate Chair, Associate Professor, Art History

Research Interests / Specializations: cinematic installation art; new media art; relationships between cinema and the visual arts; cultural memory and nostalgia in visual culture; representations of history in contemporary cinema and television (British and American)
Patrick Mahon

Patrick Mahon

Distinguished University Professor, Visual Arts Studio, Director of the School for Advanced Studies in the Arts and Humanities

Research Interests / Specializations: visual art practice and curating; printmaking and print culture, postcolonial theory and national identity; links between visual practices and writing practices.
Sarah Bassnett

Sarah Bassnett

Associate Professor, Art History

Research Interests / Specializations: histories and theories of photography, especially in relation to issues of power and resistance, social crisis and reform, and movements for social change; late nineteenth and early twentieth-century art and visual culture, with an emphasis on cities and modernity; contemporary art, especially photo-based practices; museum and exhibition histories as they relate to nation building and liberalism.
Kathryn Brush

Kathryn Brush

Distinguished University Professor, Art History

Research Interests / Specializations: medieval art and architecture; art theory and historiography, particularly during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; histories of museums, collecting, archives, and art institutions; medievalism.
Sky Glabush

Sky Glabush

Associate Professor, Visual Arts Studio, Painting

Research Interests / Specializations: visual art practice, with a focus on contemporary painting; drawing and image-based practices; interdisciplinary studio; critical theory.
Christof Migone

Christof Migone

Assistant Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: sound art; performance and performativity; video; rhythmics and kinetics; curatorial practice; uncreative writing; politics of the quotidian; conceptual strategies; failure tactics, taciturntablism.
Joy James

Joy James

Associate Professor, Art History

Research Interests / Specializations: histories and theories of photography; aesthetics; contemporary art and new media; visual culture
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Tricia Johnson

Tricia Johnson

Assistant Professor, Visual Arts Studio Foundations

Research Interests / Specializations: Printmaking and print media, specifically linocut and intaglio, drawing, fibre and textile-based practices, visual art pedagogy
David Merritt

David Merritt

Professor, Visual Arts Studio Drawing

Research Interests / Specializations: contemporary drawing practices; visual art and language; time and image.
Kim Moodie

Kim Moodie

Associate Professor, Visual Arts Studio Painting and Drawing

Research Interests / Specializations: visual art practice and curating; painting and drawing; deconstruction; narrative structures; ahistoricism; and the horror vacui.
Kirsty Robertson

Kirsty Robertson

Associate Professor, Contemporary Art and Museum Studies

Research Interests / Specializations: contemporary art; art and activism; surveillance and art; contemporary craft, textiles and fibre arts; wearable technologies; and museum and curatorial studies.
Daniela Sneppova

Daniela Sneppova

Associate Professor, Visual Arts/Information and Media Studies (On Sabbatical)

Research Interests / Specializations: contemporary art practice with a focus on media art, film, animation, video and digital imaging; visual culture studies; Czech culture with a focus on the totalitarian regime of 1968-1989 and practices of resistance; performance and gender studies.
Kelly Wood

Kelly Wood

Associate Professor, Visual Arts Studio Contemporary Art and Photography

Research Interests / Specializations: studio photography; histories and theories of photography; contemporary art and art theory; art and environmentalism; waste economies.
Madeline Lennon

Madeline Lennon

Professor Emerita

Bridget Elliott

Bridget Elliott

Professor Emerita

Helmut Becker

Helmut Becker

Professor Emeritus

Research Interests / Specializations: Printmaking
Sheila Butler

Sheila Butler

Professor Emerita

Biography: Sheila Butler (born 1938) is an American-Canadian visual artist and retired professor. Her collections are featured at the National Gallery of Canada, the Art Gallery of Hamilton, the University of Toronto, and the Winnipeg Art Gallery and University of Manitoba in Winnipeg. She is a founding member of Mentoring Artists for Women's Art in Winnipeg, Manitoba and the Sanavik Inuit Cooperative in Baker Lake, Nunavut. She is a fellow of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts.

Roly Fenwick

Professor Emeritus

William Scott Abell Dale

Professor Emeritus