The Next Generation of Art Historians: Amherst Students Present Research at Regional Event
March 31, 2015 By Madeline Ruoff '18
Maggie Law '15, Pablo Sebastián Morales '16 and Rachel Johnson '15
Three emerging art historians at Amherst College have been recognized for their research. Maggie Law '15, Pablo Sebastián Morales '16 and Rachel Johnson '15 gave presentations on 17th-century European art at "Baroque Brilliance," a series of two inaugural student symposia held at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Conn., and moderated by art history scholars from Manhattanville College and Columbia University. According to the museum's press release, Law, Morales and Johnson were three of only eight student speakers from prestigious art history programs selected to present.
Ph.D., The Institute of Fine Arts, New York University (1990) M.A., Yale University (1978) B.A., Oberlin College (1976) A.M. (honorary), Amherst College (2004)
My publications span a wide range of areas within sixteenth and seventeenth-century European art history, including the art and architecture of the Vatican, Bernini sculpture, Rembrandt drawings, and most recently the art and architecture of French royal residences.
Amherst College Professor Nicola Courtright is New President of College Art Association
January 17, 2006 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Nicola Courtright, a professor of fine arts at Amherst College, has been elected president of the College Art Association for a two-year term, beginning in May.