Adjunct Faculty
Humanities and Communication Department
Prescott College of Arts & Sciences
Prescott campus

Office Hours

<br>Tuesdays 2:30-4, 5:30-6:30 <br>Thursdays 2:30-4, and by appointment.

  • M.A. - Master of Arts in , Arizona State University
  • M.B.A. - Master of Business Administration in General Business, Southern Methodist University
  • B.A. - Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Colgate University

  • COM 219: Speech

HU 144, HU 320, HU 330, COM 230


'Essay,' for Magic Realism: Anne Coe and James Gu''wa,' Scottsdale, AZ: Vanier Galleries,
November, 2000.

'Essay,' for Settings by Eight: New Work by Northern Ohio Women Photographers. Kent, OH: Kent State University School of Art Gallery, September 1997. Curated by Geraldine Wojno Kiefer.

"Representation and Remembrance: The Photography of Martina Lopez,' Members Magazine, The Cleveland Museum of Art, vol. 37, no. 1, January 1997, pp 8-9.

Contributor to Catalogue of Photography: The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1996.

"A Reverence for Beauty: The Photography of Robert Glenn Ketchum,' Members Magazine, The Cleveland Museum of Art, vol. 36, no. 4, April 1996, p. 7.

"Arizona Artists as Environmental Advocates," EcoCultural Perspectives, Phoenix, vol. 2, no. 6, May-June 1992.

"Curator's Statement," Eco-Logic: Arizona Artists as Environmental Advocates, exhibition at the Arizona State Capitol, Phoenix. Aspen, CO: International Friends of Transformative Art, 1992.

"Degas and Photography: An Annotated Bibliography and a Listing of Published Images," History of Photography Monograph Series, Arizona State University, Tempe, no. 27, Spring 1990.

"Critical Statement," TONY MOORE PAINTING: Made in Greenville. Greenville, NC: Greenville Museum of Art, 1988.

"William Merritt Chase," "Stuart Davis," and "Childe Hassam" entries in Modern American Drawings. Phoenix, AZ: Phoenix Art Museum, 1981.

"Jean-Marc Nattier" and "Nicolas Lancret" entries in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century Drawings from the Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix Art Museum, Sun City Branch. Phoenix, AZ: Phoenix Art Museum, 1978.


2009-2010
ASSISTANT CURATOR OF EDUCATIONCURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Arizona

Primary duties were developing the curriculum and instruction for programs within the Museum, including lecture series, book series, 2nd and 4th grade school tours, adult tours, field trips for members and volunteers, volunteer training, workshops, and education programs for exhibitions, festivals, and special events. Responsible for the conception/organization/scheduling/recruitment/overseeing of these programs. Evaluated all childrens tours and exhibited-related educational activities according to Arizona Department of Educations AIMS standards. Updated the departmental Web-site to better reflect activities and educational opportunities within the Museum; implemented educational services delivered by new technologies, including recording of lectures and classes for viewing by DVD or Web, and worked on creating a public-access television show to highlight departmental activities. Served as the Museums representative for the Prescott Area Arts and Humanities Council and the Prescott Centennial Committee. Oversaw all aspect of Volunteer Services and continued with the responsibilities outlined below except for direct contact with recruiting, placing, and scheduling volunteers. Did all editing for the Museum.

2007-2009
COORDINATOR OF VOLUNTEER SERVICES
Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Arizona

Responsibilities included the overseeing of the Museums approximate 350+ volunteers, including recruitment, training, placement, scheduling, evaluation, and maintaining personal contacts. Developed, facilitated, and conducted 8-month training program with additional in-service events and continuing education. Planned and coordinated volunteer recognition events. Worked as a liaison between volunteers and staff, and as the staff advisor to the Volunteer Advisory Council. Interpreted and enforced volunteer policies and procedures. Raised the funds to meet the departments annual budget through the Yard Sale and the creation and sale of Volunteer Services tee-shirts. Prepared, wrote for, edited, and distributed a volunteer newsletter and The Messenger, the Museums bimonthly membership newsletter distributed in both an electronic and print format, as well as general editing for the Museum. Conceptualized a traditional Fourth of July event, wrote and received grant money for bunting/fans for Museum buildings. Acted in Blue Rose Theater, the Museums historical-based theater company.


1998-2001
MANAGING EDITOR
Sharlot Hall Museum Press
Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Arizona
Oversaw and was responsible for all aspects of the press, including: acquisition of materials; editing (including copyediting and proofreading); grant applications and administration; financial reporting, inventory control, and budget planning and implementation; preparation and publication of museum support materials such as catalogues, the annual report, bimonthly newsletter (New Directions), an annual scholarly journal (Cactus & Pine), and independent book projects. In charge of all press sales and marketing, including promotional campaigns. Wrote and maintained an on-line sales catalogue for the museum's Web site. Managed all aspects of the Longan Award, an annual literary prize for women writing about the Southwest. Supervised museum volunteers in press related work, including editing, proofreading, indexing, database entry, and marketing. Edited outgoing material such as brochures, invitations, calendars, and press releases for museum staff. Developed an Editorial Advisory Board. Actress with museum's Blue Rose Theater.

1995-1997
CURATORIAL ASSISTANT/PHOTOGRAPHY RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Department of Contemporary Art and Photography
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Responsible for research on the museum's collection of contemporary art and photography. Curated photography exhibitions and gallery rotations. Regularly met with dealers, collectors, and artists, and active in acquisitions. Involved in planning, preparation, and presentation of activities for Friends of Photography and the Cleveland Society for Contemporary Art, and gave presentations and gallery talks to college classes and museum visitors. Recruited, developed projects for, and supervised departmental interns and volunteers. Created a photographic-collection database outline adopted for museum use, including a standardization/authority list of photographers and media. Researched, wrote in part, edited, and secured copyright permission for a five hundred page catalogue raisonn'' of the photography collection which included essays, artists' biographies, and a technical glossary.

1989-1990
GALLERY DIRECTOR AND LECTURER
Wellington B. Gray Gallery and University Museum
East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
Director of a 6,500 square foot gallery with a small permanent collection and staff of fourteen. Major emphases were contemporary exhibitions, grant writing and administration, building community relations, and upgrading facility and policy towards accreditation. Presented twelve to fourteen exhibitions annually, with accompanying lecture series or symposia. Rewrote loan agreements. Involved with advising and teaching community arts management majors; worked on school committees; and acted as a liaison, as well as a board member, for the School of Art's community-support group.

1987-1989
COORDINATOR OF CULTURAL PROGRAMS
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Position included the complete start-up and overseeing of a new 2,500 square foot gallery, a photography gallery, and an arts and crafts center. As gallery director was responsible for all phases of planning, installing, and curating eleven to thirteen exhibitions of contemporary, regional art annually. Created and developed the Exhibition Selection Committee and the Advisory Board. Hosted one to two symposia per year. Arts and Crafts Center duties included major equipment purchases, and creating, marketing, and scheduling classes. Developed an art-based philanthropic program between the university and nonprofit children's organizations. Produced policies and procedures. Supervised a staff of eleven, as well as coordinated a large volunteer force. Served as a liaison between SMU and various arts organizations and educational institutions.

1987
REGISTRARIAL INTERN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Worked on all aspects of museum, branch, and traveling exhibition arrangements including: budgets; contracts; records; arrangements with lenders, packers, and shippers; incoming and outgoing receipts; sales; and condition reports. Completely organized a branch exhibition. Additional duties included assisting in grant and annual departmental-budget preparation, and conservation and storage projects. Conceived and assisted in writing a dBase III program to aid in registrarial-list production.

1986
ADMINISTRATIVE/MARKETING INTERN
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
Principal in a marketing research project for the director and board of trustees used to pinpoint specific problems and test theories on museum visitation. Wrote, conducted, and analyzed seven audience surveys. Applied SPSS-X program to generate correlations and interpret data. Prepared final report.

1986
LECTURER
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
Presented lecture series and gallery talks on nineteenth-century French painting for the education department.

1985-1986
CURATORIAL INTERN TO THE ASSISTANT CHIEF CURATOR
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
Prepared indemnification papers, worked on the development of and managed the check system for departmental and exhibition accounting, as well as assisted in formation of departmental policy, collection-management guidelines, and fiscal budgets. Prepared an exhibition, including contacts with lenders, loan agreements, and condition reports.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE--ACADEMIC POSITIONS:
2000-
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
Yavapai College, Prescott, Arizona
Art History I & II, Twentieth Century Art

1999-
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
Prescott College, Prescott, Arizona
Graduate Advisor and paper/thesis reader for graduate students in art history, art theory, and museum studies in the Master of Arts Program, a long-distance-learning degree program. Teach art and photographic history classes and supervise some Writing Certification papers for the Resident Degree Program (the only adjunct professor allowed to do so). In addition, have served as a Mentor for students in the Adult Degree Program working on publication projects. History of Photography, January 2002 (upper division, taught at Prescott College campus and the Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona) Art Survey II (18th '20th centuries), Spring 2002 (upper and lower divisions)
Independent Study: Peruvian Art and Architecture, Fall 2002 (upper division)
Art Survey I (Prehistory-Baroque), Spring 2003 (upper and lower divisions)
Independent Study: History of Photography, Spring 2003 (upper division)
Thesis completed under my direction:
Anne C. Doyle, 'Hidden Treasures: Reaching a Broader Audience by Increasing
the Diversity of Museum Volunteer Corps,' August 2002.

1994
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio

1993-1994
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (Part-time)
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

1993-1995
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
Cuyahoga Community College, Western Branch, Parma, Ohio

1991-1992
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
Mesa Community College, Mesa, Arizona

1991
FACULTY ASSOCIATE
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

1991
INTERIM CURATOR, ART SLIDE COLLECTION
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Responsible for management and ongoing computer automation of a comprehensive collection of over 300,000 slides: including accessioning, cataloging, and research; supervision of student employees; maintenance of audio-visual equipment; and general administrative duties.

1990-1991
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR AND SLIDE COLLECTION CONSULTANT
Central Arizona College, Coolidge, Arizona

1987-1989
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
Brookhaven College, Dallas, Texas

1983-1985
COORDINATOR, ARCHITECTURE SLIDE COLLECTION
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

1981-1983
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR AND SLIDE COLLECTION CONSULTANT
Central Arizona College, Coolidge, Arizona


1996-1997 Andrew W. Mellon Dissertation Fellowship
1996 Named in Who's Who of American Women, 20th edition
1993-1997 Milbourne Scholarship, Case Western Reserve University
1992-1993 Teaching Assistantship, Case Western Reserve University
1991 Inducted into the National Society of Arts and Letters
1990 North Carolina Arts Commission Research Grant
1985-1987 Administrative Associate, Southern Methodist University
1985-1987 Dean's Scholarship, Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University
1983 Research Associate, Arizona State University
1981-1983 Teaching Assistantship, Arizona State University
1981 Research Assistantship, Arizona State University (for Helmut Gernsheim, Distinguished Visiting Professor)