Visiting Art History Scholar Lecture: April Watson
All Day EventStart:
October 2, 2014End:
October 2, 2014Location: Art and Journalism Building, Room 225
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
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.