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Associate Professor, Art HistoryFine Arts
Fine Arts 212
Naomi Hume, Associate Professor of Art History
Ph.D. University of Chicago, 2004
M.A. University of Chicago, 1997
B.A. Princeton University, 1994
Modern Art History
Central and Eastern Europe
ART 460 Robots, Machines and the Body: Utopia and Dystopia in Avant-Garde Art
ART 393 Dandies and Dangerous Women: Decadent Art around 1900
ART 316 History of Modernism
ART 317 History of Photography
ART 212 Survey of Western Art 2: The Status of the Renaissance Artist and the Rise of the Avant-Garde
"Avant-Garde Anachronisms: Prague's Group of Fine Artists and Viennese Art Theory,"
Slavic Review, Fall 2012.
"The Nature Print and Photography in the 1850s," History of Photography Feb. 2011.
"Context and Controversy around Prague's Art Monthly: Umělecký Měsíčník, 1911-1914,"
Centropa: Journal of Central European Architecture and Related Arts, Sept. 2010.
CURRENT RESEARCH AND RECENT ACTIVITIES:
Hume is currently working on research projects concerning the stakes of avant-garde sculpture in the work of Otto Gutfreund and Alexander Archipenko and about František Kupka's Anarchist Colors.
She has received several awards to support her research, including Seattle University's Summer Faculty Fellowship and College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Research Fellowship, the University of Chicago's Franke Institute fellowship, and a fellowship from the Max-Planck-Institute for the History of Science in Berlin.
Hume has presented her work at international conferences in Belgium, Britain, the Czech Republic and Sweden. She has presented at such national and international conferences in the US as the College Art Association, the Popular Culture Association, and the Michigan Czech Studies conference. Recent presentations include "The Vienna School of Art History and the Czech Avant-Garde," "Kitsch and Avant-garde: Folk Culture and 'the New Art'" "Representation and its Limits: Caricatures of Modern Art and Modern War in Central Europe," "Deception by Touch: The Nature Print and Photography in the Mid-Nineteenth Century," and "Organic Motives: František Kupka's Anarchism from Caricature to Abstraction."
From zero to fifty in five years, the number of majors in the photography program at Seattle University grows every year under the direction of Professor Claire Garoutte.
Theatre Professor Harmony Arnold designed the costumes for the original play “These Streets" about women musicians during the heyday of Seattle’s grunge scene.
Titus Andronicus, directed by Theatre Professor Rosa Joshi, received a 2012 Footlight Award, given by Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson. Joshi’s version of the play featured an all-female cast.
Visual Arts Professor Francisco Guerrero is featured in "Chamber Music," the newest exhibit at Seattle's Frye Art Museum. Guerrero is one of 36 artists commissioned to create new work in response to musical compositions based on James Joyce's poetry.
"Fefu and her Friends" By Maira Irene Fornes
Lee Center for the Arts
Graphic Design Exhibition
in the Vachon Gallery
Imagining the World: Photography Competition
In the Kinsey Gallery
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