Visiting Art History Scholar Lecture: April Watson

Calendar: School of Art
All Day Event
Start: October 2, 2014
End: October 2, 2014
Location: Art and Journalism Building, Room 225

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Lara Kuykendall
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April Watson, PhD, will give a lecture on Thursday, October 2 in the Art and Journalism Building, AJ 225, beginning at 5:30 p.m. 

April Watson, PhD is Curator of Photography at the Nelson-Atkins Museum in Kansas City, Missouri. Previously, she has worked at the National Gallery of Art and the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona. At the Nelson-Atkins, she has curated numerous exhibitions including "Impressionist France: Visions of Nation from Le Gray to Monet" (with the Saint Louis Art Museum) and "Heartland: The Photographs of Terry Evans". Her many publications include essays in the catalogues for both of the aforementioned shows and contributions to a monograph on Frederick Sommer. April earned her PhD in art history from the University of Kansas, an MA in art history from the University of New Mexico, and a BFA in graphic design from Alfred University in New York. Her visit to Ball State University will include a public lecture and meetings with art history, museum studies and photography students. 

View the School of Art's full 2014-15 Visiting Artists, Designers and Scholars program