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Dennis Henson

 

Dennis Henson, Ph.D.

EDUCATION
Ph.D.
University of Missouri at Columbia. ABD status earned December 2003.
Major Emphasis: European and American Painting, Photography and
New Media 1850 to Present. Minor: Architectural History 1750-Present.

Master of Arts, Art History, 1996
University of New Mexico. [19th and 20th Century Art]
Thesis title: The Fine Art of Teen Age Romance: Visualizing Bryan Ferry’s Roxy Music

Bachelor of Arts, Art History, 1992
University of Missouri - St. Louis.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Lecturer (Adjunct), St. Louis Community College at Meramec, 2004- Present
. Teaching of Modern Art and Art Appreciation courses.

Lecturer (Adjunct), Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Aug. 2004-Dec. 2004
. Teaching Introduction to Art course

Lecturer (Adjunct), Maryville University, St. Louis (1998 – 2003)
. Development and teaching of Non-Western Art Course (13 semesters taught), an upper-level course designed for art majors and non-majors including African, Native American, Pre-Columbian and Oceanic Art

Lecturer and additional adjunct courses, University of Missouri - St. Louis, 1998 – 2000
. Development and teaching of courses in Art History. Courses taught include: Introduction to Art (4 semesters) Modern Art (5 semesters) Pop Art, Pop Music and Mass Media; Art Since 1945; Topics in Contemporary Art: Regionalism.
. Advising students and evaluating their work
. Member of Art Department Scholarship Committee
. Development of Visual Media Collection for newly expanded Art Department (Art History and Studio) facilities (slides, film, and digital imaging/databases)

Lecturer, St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley, 1996 – 1998
. Development/teaching of two part (2 semester) Introduction to Art History courses
. Advising students and evaluating their work

Researcher/Historian, Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis. (1996 – 1998)
. Research and development of major history museum exhibits
. Advised Curatorial, Education, Management and Exhibits staff on exhibition development and historical content/context
. Artifact appraisal and research for exhibition
. Directed/supervised research of staff members, interns, and volunteers

Assistant, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque. (Feb. 1995-May 1996)
. Support for Administrative, Education, and Exhibits staff
. Grant funding administration
. Development and management of museum archives and databases

Research Assistant for Chief Curator, Saint Louis Art Museum. (Aug. 1991-Feb. 1992)
. Research for Publication and Exhibition development
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
College Art Association Mid-America College Art Association
Midwest Art History Society Art History Association
Popular Culture Association Midwest Popular Culture Association
Carondelet Historical Society The Society of Architectural Historians

PUBLIC LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS
Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri at Columbia. Exhibition Lecture
Pop Music, Pop Art, Pop Packaging: Andy Warhol, Richard Hamilton, and the 1960s

University of Missouri at Columbia. Graduate Symposium.
Larry Rivers’ Drugstore: A Visual Autobiography?

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Graduate Symposium.
The Fine Art of Teen Age Romance: Visualizing Bryan Ferry’s Roxy Music

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Graduate Symposium.
Joseph Cornell: Keeping Time in a Box

Saint Louis Art Museum. Gallery Talk Series.
Joseph Cornell’s “Isabelle Dien Bien Phu”

INTERNSHIPS / ASSISTANTSHIPS
University of Missouri/Columbia. Teaching Assistant. - 2 Semesters. Dept. of Art/Arch.
University of Missouri/Columbia. Research Assistant. Dept. of Art/Archeology.
Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis. Internship. Exhibition/publication research.
University of New Mexico. Teaching Assistant. - 6 semesters. Art Dept.
St. Louis Art Museum. Internship. Research for Curatorial/Education Depts.

HONORS AND AWARDS
2000 Meritorious Service Award for Teaching. Students with Disabilities Association. University of Missouri at St. Louis

1995 Scholarship. New Mexico Association of Museums
Research Grant. University of New Mexico Graduate Students Association

1994-5 Research/Travel Grants (2) Univ. of New Mexico Office of Graduate Studies

1993 Fellowship. University of New Mexico Department of Art

1991 William T. Isbell Scholarship. University of Missouri at St. Louis

 

 

 

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