This online catalogue is generously hosted by the Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture in the Department of Art History & Archaeology at the University of Maryland College Park.
The authors would like to thank Quint Gregory, Director of the of the Michelle Smith Collaboratory, for his help and guidance, Hannah Schockmel, a graduate student in the Department of Art History & Archaeology at the University of Maryland for her time and assistance with coding the site, and Cristin Cash, Director of the Boyden Gallery and Fine Art Collection at St. Mary's College of Maryland, for allowing us to create this resource and for all of her time and efforts during the fall semester.
Sarah Cantor, who completed her PhD in art history from the University of Maryland in 2013, served as the Art History Teaching and Research Fellow at St. Mary's College of Maryland in Fall 2016. For the seminar on Women Artists in the Collection, she designed the assignment that grew into this catalogue. Sarah has worked as an adjunct professor at University of Maryland University College and as a lecturer at the University of Maryland. She has also been a fellow and research assistant at a number of museums and cultural institutions including the National Gallery of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Bowdoin College Museum of Art, where she designed a digital scholarly catalogue of old master drawings in the collection.
Morgan Beahm is a senior at St. Mary’s and her expected graduation is fall 2017. She is an art major who works primarily in acrylics. As a woman artist, she was excited to join this class because she believes that it is important for other women to have role models in the art world as students mostly learn about male artists.
Natalie Krissoff is a current student at St. Mary’s. She is majoring in Art, with a minor in Museum studies, and wants to pursue a career in studio arts and library science when she graduates in 2018.
Julianna Linder is a senior at St. Mary's and expects to graduate in Spring 2017. She is an art major.
Amanda Page graduated from St. Mary's in December 2016 with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History and a minor in Museum Studies. She wrote her senior thesis in the Spring of 2016 on William Butterfield through the context of the Arts and Crafts Movement and the Oxford Movement. She transferred to St. Mary's College in the spring of 2015, after graduating in 2015 from Harford Community College with her Associate degree in Public History. Amanda will be interning at the Baltimore Museum of Art in the Development Office through summer 2017.
Haley Sieglein is a senior at St. Mary's and will graduate in Spring 2017. She is majoring in Art.
Emily Smith is a double major in Art History and Religious Studies at St Mary's. She works for the Boyden Gallery on campus and serves as the Fine Arts Collection Supervisor. She plans to pursue a career in Library Sciences following graduation in Spring 2017.
Ivy Rose Smith is an Anthropology and Art double major with an Environmental Studies minor and will graduate in May 2017. Smith is currently working on her senior project through the Art department by taking an ecofeminist approach to understanding the parallels between the mistreatment of honey bees and the mistreatment of women in western society through the creation of two dimensional and three dimensional works utilizing the found object. Ivy is a passionate feminist and environmentalist and hopes to pursue activism and education in both subjects.
Sami Wright is a junior History/Art History double major and Museum Studies minor at St. Mary's College of Maryland. She works as a photographer for the Office of Student Activities and Boyden Gallery at SMCM and has photographed several weddings in the past few years.