Art History

Jenny Anger portrait
Associate Professor

Department Chair: Art and Art History

Jenny Anger joined the Department of Art and Art History at Grinnell College in 1997. She has been an associate professor since 2004. She has served... read more

Senior Faculty

Chasson entered Senior Faculty Status in the summer of 2012 after teaching at Grinnell since 1980. His research focusses on the functions of decoration and illustration in medieval Latin... read more

Marika
Assistant Professor

Marika T. Knowles studies French art of the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries.  She is particularly interested in the way that motifs travel between a variety of media, from Salon... read more

J. Vanessa Lyon
Assistant Professor

Vanessa Lyon teaches early modern art with an emphasis on gender, historiography, and cross-cultural relationships in Spanish, Flemish, and British visual representation (circa 1400-1700). Her... read more

susan_strauber
Senior Faculty

Susan Strauber is professor of art history with senior faculty status. For much of her career, her scholarship was concerned with the historical and critical examination of the paintings of Eugè... read more

Lesley
Director, Faulconer Gallery

Lesley Wright has been director of the Faulconer Gallery since May 1999. She oversees the staff, policies and exhibition schedule for both the Faulconer Gallery and the Print and Drawing Study... read more