2018 Symposium Speakers

  • Francine Carraro, Ph.D.
    Director
    Wichita Falls Museum of Art 
    at Midwestern State University
    Wichita Falls, TX
    The Texas Scene is the American Scene

 

  • Amy Fulkerson
    Chief Curator
    The Witte Museum
    San Antonio, TX  
    Topic: Early Texas art in San Antonio through the perspective of Eleanor Onderdonk

 

  • Kelly Donahue-Wallace, Ph.D.
    Professor of Art History
    College of Visual Arts & Design
    University of North Texas
    Denton, TX                                     
    Topic: Early Spanish Texas Art owned by Texans in the 18th and early 19th centuries.    

 

  • Eleanor J. Harvey, Ph.D.  
    Senior Curator
    Smithsonian American Art Museum     
    Washington, DC
    Topic:  A look at early Texas art holdings in the Smithsonian American Art Museum

                        

  • Mark Thistlethwaite, Ph.D.
    Kay and Velma Kimball Chair of Art History
    Texas Christian University
    Fort Worth, TX
    "All things are abstract": Reflections on the Art of McKie Trotter

 

  • Amy Von Lintel, Ph.D.
    Doris Alexander Endowed Distinguished Professor of Fine Arts
    West Texas A&M University
    Canyon, TX
    At Home in Texas: The Young O’Keeffe and American identity in the WWI Era
                                                                     

 

  • Sarah Beth Wilson
    Curator of Exhibitions and Collections
    Museum of Southeast Texas
    Beaumont, TX
    Sense of Home: The Art of Richard Stout
    including a conversation with artist Richard Stout 
    of Houston, TX  

 

PanelControversial Images in Early Texas Art

Victoria Cummins, Ph.D., Professor of History, Austin College, Sherman, TX

Eleanor J. Harvey, Ph.D., Senior Curator, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC

Raul A. Ramos, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History, University of Houston, Houston, TX

Moderator - Ron Tyler, Ph.D., Former Director, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX