Department of Art & Art History

2016 Annual Report

Download 2016 Annual Report

Department of Art & Art History

The Department of Art & Art History’s mission is to provide quality education in studio art and art history; to present programs and exhibitions that promote awareness and understanding of art; and to support creative and scholarly activity and outreach in the Arts.


Our community of scholars, artists, and accomplished students and alumni will achieve growing recognition for their accomplishments in research and publication, production of innovative artwork, and career success. We will gain an increasing reputation as a superior regional program, providing a comprehensive and forward-looking curriculum in art and art history, with outstanding study abroad, community engagement, and career-focused aspects.

Honors and Awards

Barb Bondy - Seed Grant, Drawing and Cognitive Neuroscience. Office of the Vice President of Auburn University

Barb Bondy - CLA Competitive Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Research and Humanities Grant. Auburn University

Barb Bondy - Lillian E. Smith Center for the Arts & Sciences, Piedmont College, GA. Artist in Residency

Barb Bondy - CLA Competitive Community and Civic Engagement Project Support. Effective Non-Profit Web Design. Auburn University

Emily Burns - Terra Foundation for American Art Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship. Institut national d’histoire de l’art. Paris, France

Wendy DesChene – ArtPrize 8 Seed Grant. Michigan Lottery Matching Arts Fund

Wendy DesChene – ArtPrize 8 Seed Grant. Grand Rapids, Michigan (with collaborator, Assistant Professor Jeff Schmuki, Georgia Southern  University)

Wendy DesChene – Goodwill Industries Art Grant. Rockville, MD

Wendy DesChene – Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities Summer Fellowship. Auburn University

Wendy DesChene – Intramural Grant. Visual Demonstration of Micro-Moth Patterning.

Auburn University

Wendy DesChene – Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Science. Residency Program

Wendy DesChene – Entomica, Sault Ste Marie, ONT. Artist Residency

Kathryn Floyd - Seed Grant. Exhibited in Photographs. Intramural Grants Program. Auburn University

Kathryn Floyd - Competitive Teaching Release Support for Grant Writing. College of Liberal Arts

Andrew Kozlowski - Small Print International Exhibit by Leicester Printmaking Workshop. Prizewinner

Andrew Kozlowski - Canson Paper Award for Excellence in Printmaking. 2016 Edinboro National Print Competition. University of Pennsylvania. Edinboro, PA

Jessye McDowell - Wassaic Artist Residency. Wassaic, NY

Jessye McDowell - Visual Arts Fellowship. Alabama State Council on the Arts.

Montgomery, AL

Christopher McNulty - Marble House Project. Dorset, VT. Artist in Residency

Christopher McNulty - The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences. Rabun Gap, GA. Residency Program

Christopher McNulty - College of Liberal Arts Professional Improvement Leave. Auburn University

Christopher McNulty - Dean’s Award (Second Place). 12x12: A National Exhibit of Small- Scale Works of Art. Todd Art Gallery. Middle Tennessee State University. Murfreesboro, TN



Barb Bondy - Methodologies: Combining Art & Science. Madelon Powers Gallery. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Barb Bondy - Between the Lines. Columbus Museum. Columbus, GA

Barb Bondy - Annual 100 Works on Paper. Kentler Benefit Exhibition. Kentler International Drawing Space. Redhook, NY

Barb Bondy - Call and Response. Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University

Annie Campbell - Southern Miss Ceramics National Juried Exhibition. Juror: Brian Harper, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

Annie Campbell - Transformations: Beauty, Color, Form. Heftler Visiting Artist Gallery. Endicott College

Allyson Comstock - Contemporary Photography Exhibition, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art, Gimpo South Korea

Allyson Comstock - Scope: Southern Landscape 2016. The Visual Arts Exchange. Raleigh, NC

Allyson Comstock - B16: The Wiregrass Biennial. The Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, AL

Wendy DesChene – Mothology, Entomica, Sault Ste Marie, ONT

Wendy DesChene – PlantBot Genetics, Augustana Teaching Museum of Art.

Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

Wendy DesChene – PlantBot. Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN

Wendy DesChene – Insecta. Haber Space at Central Booking, New York, NY

Wendy DesChene – Methodology. East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA

Wendy DesChene – Digital Culture. Czong Institute of Contemporary Art Museum, Gimpo, South Korea

Wendy DesChene – Re-Botica - ArtPrize 8. Fed Galleries. Kendell College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI

Wendy DesChene – Manchester: RVA Street Art Festival. Southern States Silos, Richmond, VA

Wendy DesChene - The Great ARTDoors Festival. Hambidge, Rapun Gap, GA

Wendy DesChene - Impending Future. Lycoming College Art Gallery, Williamsport, PA

Barry Fleming - Thick Paint: Paintings by Callie & Barry Fleming. Cochran Gallery, LaGrange, GA

Jeffery Lewis - Hudson Valley Art Association, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

Chuck Hemard - Pinelands – Deep South. Rankin Arts Photography Center, Columbus State University, Columbus GA

Chuck Hemard – Pine. Mobile Arts Council Gallery, Mobile, AL

Chuck Hemard - CICA Contemporary Photography Exhibition. Czong Institute of Contemporary Art, Gimpo, South Korea

Chuck Hemard - Eight Juried Annuale. The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC

Chuck Hemard - International Meeting Place FotoFest. The Light Factory, Huston, TX

Andrew Kozlowski - Trophy Room. Du Pont Gallery, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg VA

Andrew Kozlowski - World Building. Displayed at PNCA Collaboration Design Gallery for FLUX the annual Southern Graphics Council Conference

Andrew Kozlowski - Small Print International.

Leicester Printmaking Workshop, Leicester UK

Andrew Kozlowski - Ink Masters International Biennial Print Exhibition. Tanks Art Center, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Andrew Kozlowski - Innervisions: IPCNY New Prints, Summer. International Print Center, New York, NY

Andrew Kozlowski - Now What. Coop Gallery, Nashville, TN

Andrew Kozlowski - Edinboro National Printmaking Competition. Bruce Gallery of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA

Andrew Kozlowski - Four Rivers Print Biennial. Carbondale Community Arts, Carbondale, IL

Kdenko Krtic - Melting Wax: Alabama

Encaustic Artist. Georgina Clarke Alabama Artists Gallery, Montgomery, AL

Kdenko Krtic - Call and Response. Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn University

Jessye McDowell - Fine Places. Marshall Arts, Memphis, TN

Jessye McDowell – Polymorphous. Brooklyn Art Cluster, Brooklyn, NY

Jessye McDowell - Current Traditions: 2016 Fellowship Artist Showcase. The Georgine Clarke Alabama Artists Gallery, Montgomery, AL

Christopher McNulty - Transience. OFF Space Gallery at Classic Car West Gallery, Oakland, CA

Christopher McNulty - 12x12: A National Exhibit of Small-Scale Works of Art. Todd Art Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN



Emily Burns - “Fata Morgana: Jean-André Castaigne, the American Indian, and American Artistic Aspirations in France” In Panorama 2, no. 1

Emily Burns - “Belatedness, Artlessness and American Culture in fin-de-siècle France.” Colloquies, Americans in Paris, Arcade, edited by Natalia Cecire, Stanford University

Emily Burns - “Wandering Pictures: Locating Cosmopolitanism in Frederick A. Bridgman’s The Funeral of a Mummy on the Nile.” In Locating American Art: Finding Art’s Meaning in Museums, Colonial Period to the Present, edited by Cynthia Fowler, Farnham: Ashgate

Wendy DesChene – “Inspired by Monsters” In Redefining Creativity: Multi-Layered Collaboration in Art and Art Historical Practice, Edited by M. Kathryn Shields and Sunny Spillane, co-authored with Jeff Schmuki Assistant Professor of Art Georgia Southern University

Joyce De Vries - “Gender and Art in the Renaissance” In Oxford Bibliographies in Art History. Ed. Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, New York: Oxford University Press

Joyce De Vries - Meredith K. Ray, Daughters of Alchemy: Women and Scientific Culture in Early Modern Italy. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. 2015, In The American Historical Review 121, vol. 4, Book Review

Joyce De Vries - Katherine A. McIver, Cooking and Eating in Renaissance Italy: from Kitchen to Table. Rowman & Littlefield Studies, 2014. In Sixteenth Century Studies Journal, XLVII, no. 1. Book Review

Chuck Hemard – “Using Modern Digital Photography Tools to Guide Management Decisions on Forested Land” in Journal of Extension, (co-authored with Craft, Barlow, Kush) Vol. 54, No. 2 Article #2IAW2

Chuck Hemard - The Photo Review, 2016 International Photography Competition Issue, Langhorne, PA

Christopher McNulty - “The Art In Agriculture Initiative” in Creating Citizens: Liberal Arts, Civic Engagement, and the Land-Grant Tradition. Ed. Brigitta Brunner. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, collaborated with Barb Bondy.



Barb Bondy - Effective Non-Profit Web Design, Developed a collaborative project with Derek

G. Ross, PhD, Auburn University MTPC Program, Department of English; Norman E. Youngblood, PhD, Auburn University, School of Communication & The Lab for Usability, Communication Interaction, and Accessibility

Barb Bondy - Auburn University Department of Psychology’s Summer Brain Camp Workshop

Wendy DesChene - Longfellow Elementary School, Rock Island, IL

Wendy DesChene - Figge Museum, “Green Block Party”. Davenport, IA

Wendy DesChene - Mills Market, Sault Ste Marie, Ont. Canada

Wendy DesChene - Moore Elementary School, Clarksville, TN

Last Updated: February 08, 2018