Peripheral Vision Art Critics
Charissa Terranova is the Associate Professor of Aesthetics at the University of Texas at Dallas. She earned her Ph.D. in Architectural History and Theory from Harvard University. Her research and curatorial practice examines influence of biology and technology upon visual culture. She is the author of Art as Organism: Biology and the Evolution of the Digital Image (2016) and Automotive Prosthetic: Technological Mediation and the Car in Conceptual Art (2014), and has contributed articles or book chapters to numerous publications.
Lisa Volpe earned a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of California, Santa Barbara and is currently serving as the Associate Curator of Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Previously, she has held positions at such venerable institutions as the Wichita Art Museum, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Anna Lovatt (Ph.D., Courtauld Institute of Art, London) is the Marguerite Hoffman Scholar-in-Residence in the Department of Art History at Southern Methodist University. Her research focuses on art of the 1960s and 70s and she has recently completed a book manuscript entitled Drawing Degree Zero: The Line from Minimal to Conceptual Art. Her first book, Michelle Stuart: Drawn From Nature, was published in 2012 by Hatje Cantz. Lovatt has contributed to Afterall, Artforum, Art History, October, Oxford Art Journal, Tate Papers and Word and Image.
Eric Stryker is an Assistant Professor of Art History (Ph.D. Yale University) at Southern Methodist University where he specializes in the scholarship and teaching of modern and contemporary art, film, and photography, with particular interest in post-war Britain and Europe. His research focuses primarily on the use of visual media as techné in reconfigurations of social identity and human geography.
Grace Linden holds a Bachelors of Art in Art History from New York University, a Masters degree in Art History from Oxford University, and currently holds ABD status as a Ph.D. candidate at the University of York. Linden specialized in the study of post-war modern and contemporary art, and has contributed essays to the Temporary Art Review and Whitehot Magazine.
Tucker Neel is an artist, critic, curator, and educator based in Los Angeles. Neel earned a Bachelors of Arts in Art History from Occidental College and an MFA from Otis College of Art and Design, where he currently holds the position of Assistant Professor. Neel is a regular contributor to publications such as Art Lies, ARTPULSE, and Artillery Magazine.
Georgia Erger earned a Bachelors in Art History from the University of Toronto and a Masters degree in Art History from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, where she specialized in global contemporary photography and video art. She has since worked at the Baum Gallery at the University of Central Arkansas, and currently holds the position of Curatorial Fellow at the Mildred Hawn Gallery, Southern Methodist University where she has introduced North Texas audiences to the art of Basil Kincaid and Dylan Glynn. During her tenure with Peripheral Vision, Erger has written for Publication Fellows Gina Herrera, Raven Halfmoon, Carrie Fonder, and Cathy Hsiao.
Helen Lewandowski earned a Bachelors in Art History and French from Grinnell College and a Masters degree in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London. She has since worked as a Curatorial Fellow at deCordova Sculpture Park + Museum as well as at the Bakalar & Paine Galleries at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Now working towards her PhD at the Courtauld, Helen is the Exhibitions Coordinator at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art in London. Her publications include exhibition catalogs for her shows Lotte Jacobi, Lisette Model: Urban Camera and Bare Bones: Art as Social Satire.
Lucy McGuigan is an artist, educator, curator, and art historian specializing in the study of contemporary art, 17th century Dutch art, and graffiti art. Lucy earned a B.A. in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. in Art History from Southern Methodist University. She has curated projects for the Dallas Museum of Art, served as a guest lecturer for the Eastfield College Division of Art, and is a former Teach for America instructor.
Joe Milazzo is a writer, editor, educator, and designer. He is the author of the novel Crepuscule W/ Nellie (Jaded Ibis Press) and The Habiliments (Apostrophe Books), a volume of poetry. His writings have appeared in Black Clock, BOMB, Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. He co-edits the online interdisciplinary arts journal [out of nothing] and is a Contributing Editor at Entropy. Joe lives and works in Dallas, TX, and his virtual location is www.joe-milazzo.com.
Crystal Rosenthal holds an MA in Classics and Archaeology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. An archaeologist, classical philologist, curator, and educator, Rosenthal specializes in the study of visual culture as it relates to architectonics of alterity within the social and built environments. Rosenthal has studied at Georgetown University and the American Academy in Rome, and regularly presents her research at the CAMWS and AIA conferences.
Scott Gleeson is an artist, curator, educator, and art historian specializing in the history and theory of modern and contemporary art, with an emphasis on social practice, urbanism, phenomenology and participation. The Founding Editor and Publisher of Peripheral Vision, Gleeson holds a B.A. in Art History from The Colorado College and an M.A. in Art History from Southern Methodist University. He is the recipient of a project grant from The Idea Fund, a regional re-granting initiative of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts; a Hunting Prize finalist; and a New American Paintings alum.
Bernardo Diaz is an educator, administrator, and emerging artist who currently resides in Austin, Texas. Diaz received his Master of Fine Arts degree from the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University. His current body of work examines the access points and intersections between false nostalgia, queer narratives, and Xicanismo as a stand in ideological anchor.
Heather Bowling is an art historian who has taught at numerous institutions in the Washington DC area, including Georgetown University, Corcoran College of Art and Design, George Mason University, as well as Ithaca College. She earned a BA from Southern Methodist University and a Master of Arts in Art History from the University of Colorado, Boulder.