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art historian

Ellen Joan Handy, American art historian. Grantee Australian Consulate, 1989, Princeton University, London, 1983; Jane and Morgan Whitney fellow Metropolitan Museum Art. Member American Civil Liberties Union, College Art Association, Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century States Association, Society Historians British Art, North-East Victorian Society, International Association Art Critics.

Background

Handy, Ellen Joan was born on March 11, 1961 in Schenectady, New York, United States. Daughter of Rollo LeRoy and Toni Esther (Scheiner) Handy.

Education

AB, Barnard College, 1980. Master of Fine Arts, Princeton University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1994.

Career

Assistant master, Rockefeller College, Princeton University, 1982-1984;lecturer, Tyler School Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1986;lecturer, Philadelphia College Art, 1985-1987;reviewer, Arts Magazine, New York City, 1982-1992;research assistant and cataloger, Canadian Center for Architecture, Montreal, 1985-1987;senior research assistant, Department Prints and Photographs, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1987-1989;lecturer, School Visual Arts, New York City, 1991;faculty member, Sotheby's American Arts Course, New York City, 1989-1991;chairman, department art, Bard College, Annandale On Hudson, New York, 1991-1994;assistant professor, Laguardia College CUNY, since 1994. Lecturer department education Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1987-1992. Consultant curator for photography exhibition, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, 1993.

Consultant, rev.panel for photographic terminology Art and Architecture Thesaurus, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional magazines. Author (photography entries) The Reader's Catalog, 1989-1990.

Membership

Member American Civil Liberties Union, College Art Association, Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century States Association, Society Historians British Art, North-East Victorian Society, International Association Art Critics.

Connections

father:
Rollo LeRoy Handy

mother:
Toni Esther (Scheiner) Handy