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Ann Prentice Wagner

art historian

Ann Prentice Wagner, American art historian. Member of Association Historians of America Art, College Art Association, Historians of 19th Century Art, Washington Print Club (board directors 1993-1995).

Background

Wagner, Ann Prentice was born on August 17, 1961 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of John Prentice and Polly (Sweet) Wagner.

Education

Associate of Arts in Studio Art, Montgomery College, 1982. Bachelor in Art History, George Washington University, 1985. Master of Arts in Art History, Boston University, 1987.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, since 2006.

Career

Museum assistant, docent Phillips Collection, Washington, 1987-1994. Art historian National Portrait Gallery, 1989-1991, curatorial assistant, 1991-2000, assistant curator prints and drawings, 2000-2001. Teaching assistant University Maryland, 2001—2002.

Predoctoral fellow Smithsonian Institution, 2002—2003. Visiting scholar GeorgiaO'Keeffe Museum Research Center, 2003. Research assistant department modern and contemporary art National Gallery Art, Washington, 2004—2005.

Works

  • Co-author: The Cultivation of Artists in Nineteenth-Century America, 1997, Eye Contact: Modern American Portrait Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, 2002. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member of Association Historians of America Art, College Art Association, Historians of 19th Century Art, Washington Print Club (board directors 1993-1995).

Connections

father:
John Prentice Wagner

mother:
Polly (Sweet) Wagner