Academic CV

TERTIARY EDUCATION

2017   

Awarded phD in Art History from the University of Adelaide. Thesis title: Beings of Nature and Reason: Mythological Masculinities in 18th-Century French Art and Visual Culture. Supervisors: Professor David Lemmings and Dr Lisa Mansfield.

2010   PhD candidate, Art History in the School of History and Politics, University of Adelaide.

2008  Awarded Master’s degree in Art History, University of Adelaide.  Thesis title: Wayward Wives and Deviant Mistresses: François Boucher’s Mythological Women of the Rococo. Supervisor: Dr Lisa Mansfield.

2007  Graduate Diploma in Art History, University of Adelaide.  Subjects included Indigenous Art; Modern Art; Australian Art; and European Art since the Renaissance.

1998   Certificate IV in Small Business Management, Salisbury Institute of TAFE.

1993-1997 Advanced Diploma in Applied and Visual Art, North Adelaide School of Art.

ACADEMIC SERVICE

2018 Course Coordinator and Lecturer in Art History, University of Adelaide. Subjects – Art against Society: Censorship and Iconoclasm; Portraiture and Power.

2017  Promotions Officer, Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies.  Committee member, AHCAN (Art History and Curatorial Alumni Network).

2014 – 2017  Postgraduate Representative, ANZECS (Australian and New Zealand Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies).

2013 – Current  Editorial committee member and copyeditor, Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (University of Western Australia).

2010    Administration assistant, AAANZ Tradition and Transformation Conference, Adelaide.

2009-2016  Casual tutor in Art History at the University of Adelaide.

GRANTS, AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2017  Visiting Research Fellow, Faculty of Arts, The University of Adelaide.

Early Career Researcher Travel Award, Sydney Intellectual History Network, The University of Sydney

2010  Recipient of the Australian Postgraduate Award until 2013 (Higher Degree by Research).

2009  Department for Environment and Heritage South Australian Built Heritage Research Fellowship 2009/2010 at the Architecture Museum, School of Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia.

PUBLICATIONS

Forthcoming  ‘Meeting the Locals: Mythical Images of the Indigenous Other in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries’, accepted for publication in a collection of art history essays presented at the 15th David Nichol Smith Seminar for Eighteenth-Century Studies at the University of Sydney, 2014. Eds. Jennifer D. Milam and Nicola Parsons (University of Delaware Press).

2016   ‘Review: Rococo Echo: Art, History and Historiography from Cochin to Coppola,’ Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, 3 (2016). http://openjournals.arts.uwa.edu.au/index.php/cerae/article/view/105/

2013   ‘The Horror of the Horns: Pan’s Attempted Rape of Syrinx in Early Eighteenth-Century Visual Art’, in ed. Anne Greenfield, Interpreting Sexual Violence, 1660-1800 (London and Vermont: Pickering and Chatto, 2013), 163-175.

2010   Harold T Griggs: The People’s Architect, Architecture Museum Monograph Series04.  (School of Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia, 2010).

Credenza Credentials, catalogue essay, JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design.

ARTICLES ONLINE

2018

The Helpmann Academy 2018 Graduate Exhibition (review)

https://www.verso-art-writing.com/blog/2018/3/17/the-helpmann-academy-2018-graduate-exhibition

2017          

Soft Spot, Hard Feelings Review https://versommxvi.squarespace.com/blog/2017/8/15/soft-spot-hard-feelings

Kathryn Del Barton’s RED     http://www.fineprintmagazine.com/del-catherine-barton-red/

Electric Meat Review https://verso-mmxvi.squarespace.com/blog/2017/5/17/electric-meat-review-by-melanie-cooper

Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition 2017 Review 

https://verso-mmxvi.squarespace.com/blog/2017/3/4/helpmann-academy-graduate-exhibition-2017-review

CONFERENCE PAPERS

2017  “Marsyas Flayed by the Order of Apollo: Unruly Noise and the Triumph of Culture,’ Natures and Spaces of Enlightenment, 16th David Nichol Smith Seminar and Conference of the Australia and New Zealand Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Griffith University and the University of Queensland.

‘Divine Inebriation: Adopting the Guise of Bacchus in the Eighteenth Century,’ Deviant Thinking: Early Modern Philosophy and the Enlightenment, University of Sydney.

2015  ‘Looking From Behind: The Pleasurable Perils of Viewing the Eighteenth-century Nude’, Transgressions Conference, Postgraduate Gender and Sexuality Studies.  Flinders University, South Australia.

2014  ‘The Pretended Satyr.  Joseph-François Lafitau’s Moeurs des sauvages amériquains compares aux moeurs premiers temps’, Ideas and Enlightenment. The Long Eighteenth Century, David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies XV.  University of Sydney, New South Wales.

2013  ‘The Censured Touch (Part I)’, AAANZ Inter-Discipline Conference, Melbourne, Victoria.  Panel: Consumption and Interdiction.

2011  ‘The Satyr’s Howl: Charles-Andre Van Loo’s Apollo Flaying Marsyas’, 14th David Nichol Smith Conference, Melbourne, Victoria. Panel: Sensibilities and Sociabilities: Emoted.

2010  Participation and short presentation of work in progress at the Postgraduate Workshop, AAANZ Tradition and Transformation Conference, Adelaide.

PROJECTS

2014    Guest curator for Twitter account @WetheHumanities.

MEMBERSHIPS

AAANZ The Art Association of Australia and New Zealand

ANZECS Australian and New Zealand Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

AHCAN Art History and Curatorial Alumni Network

Ceræ: An Australasian Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies.