Tiffanie Townsend, 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, Tiffanie TownsendAssociate Professor

Art History


Renaissance & Baroque Art History





Tiffanie Townsend, PhD, University of Georgia, is an assistant professor of art history in the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art.

Townsend was awarded the Faculty Development Summer Grant by the Faculty Development Committee at the Center for Excellence in Teaching to create a new art history course, The Arts of Islam.

Her dedication to enriching her students’ art history knowledge is evident through her efforts in leading educational experiences such as Leonardo and Sculpture, High Museum, Atlanta; The First Emperor: China’s Terracotta Army, High Museum; Louvre Atlanta: The Ancient World and Inspiring Impressionism, High Museum; and Niki de Sainte-Phalle Exhibition, Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Atlanta.

Townsend’s research has been presented in many papers and presentations. “Embroidering Truth: The Significance of Pseudo-Arabic Inscription in Christian Altarpieces,” American Comparative Literature Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, and “A Cultivation of Curiosities: The Art Collections of François I,” presentation for French Week, Georgia Southern University, are a couple examples of her research.


Location Visual Arts Building 2025
Call (912) 478-5745


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Last updated: 3/1/2016

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