Joyce Szabo (Summer 2013)

Professor Szabo is the Regents Professor of Art History at the University of New Mexico. She was the William H. Morton Distinguished Fellow at Dartmouth in the fall of 2010 when she took part in the Leslie Humanities Center Institute and symposium "Multiple Narratives in Plains Indian Ledger Art." A specialist in Native American Art and Museum Studies, Professor Szabo has published extensively on late-nineteenth and early twentieth-century Plains drawings. She has also published on other aspects of Native American art, as well as American art in general. Her publications include: Imprisoned Art, Complex Patronage: Plains Drawings by Howling Wolf and Zotom at the Autry National Center (2011); Fort Marion Art: The Arthur and Shifra Silberman Collection (2007); A Life in Balance: The Art of Conrad House (2006); Painters, Patrons, and Identity; Essays in Native American Art to Honor J.J. Brody, editor and contributing author (2001); Howling Wolf and the History of Ledger Art (1994);and Howling Wolf: An Autobiography of a Plains Warrior-Artist, (1992). This summer she is teaching NAS 30.1: Modern Native American Art History and NAS 30.2: Plains Ledger Drawings. Each of these courses is allowing her classes to use the extensive collections of the Hood Museum of Art.