Julie McGuire, PhD

Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Georgia Southern University, BFA, BA, Visual Art, Fine Art, MFA, Art School, Bachelors of Fine Art, Bachelors of Art, Masters of Fine Art, Faculty, Professor, Alumni, Staff, Art History, Julie McGuirePROFESSOR

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Modern & Contemporary Art History





Julie McGuire, Ph.D., Indiana University, is a professor of art history in the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art with a specialty in modern and contemporary art and expertise in non-Western art and film studies. McGuire is active in all realms of her discipline – as teacher, scholar, and practicing artist.

As a teacher, McGuire adheres to the belief that education involves a relationship in which she joins with the students in their effort to learn. McGuire has presented at several conferences and public lectures, from The Eight and the New York Armory Show: How the Apostles of Ugly Crusaded for Modernism in Early 20th Century American Art at the Jepson Center for the Arts in Savannah, Ga., to The Frog Story: Artist’s Talk at Mountain Empire College at Big Stone Gap, Va.

As a scholar, her research publications include “Silicone Valley at P.S.1,” New York Arts Magazine, July/August, 2007; “Laurie Anderson, The Grove Dictionary of American Music,” Charles Hiroshi Garrett, Ed. second edition, 2010-11; and textbook ancillaries for Prebles’ Artforms (eighth-11th editions) and Sayre’s A World of Art (fifth and sixth editions), Pearson Prentice Hall, 2001-2013.

As an artist, McGuire’s mixed-media installations and individual artworks have been exhibited in regional, national, and international venues from the Woman Made Gallery in Chicago, to Sharjah Art Museum in the United Arab Emirates.


Location Visual Arts Building 2029
Call (912) 478-5358
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Ph.D., Art History
Indiana University
M.A., Art History
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
B.A., Fine Art
Illinois College


Art History



Last updated: 3/1/2016

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