Anne Swartz

  • B.A., The University of the South
  • M.A., Vanderbilt University
  • Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Awards, recognition and honors

Fulbright Senior Specialists Roster, SCAD Presidential Fellow, Butkin Dissertation Fellowship, Case Western Reserve University Department of Art and Art History Scholarship, Eva M. Pancoast Memorial Fellowship for International Travel, Case Western Reserve University Art and Art History Travel Award, Case Western Reserve University Stone Fellowship, Vanderbilt University Graduate School Travel Award for Research, Vanderbilt University Department of Fine Arts Scholarship, Tonya Internship Award, Who's Who in American College and University Students, and Rotary International Tuition Scholarship.


ArtTable, College Art Association, Institute for Women and Art, Rutgers University, Southeastern College Art Conference, The Feminist Art Project, and Women's Caucus for the Arts.

Previous Positions

Exhibition Curator, Hudson River Museum; Exhibition Consultant, New Jersey City University; Exhibition Consultant, Stevens Institute of Technology; Fundraiser, "Women, Art, and Intellect," curated by Leslie King-Hammond and installed by Lowery Stokes Sims, Ceres Gallery; Graduate Assistant, Vanderbilt University; Graduate Assistant, Case Western Reserve University; Lecturer, University of Miami; Visiting Scholar, The Institute for Women and Art, Rutgers University; Professor, SCAD; Art History Chair, SCAD; Dean of the School of Fine Arts, SCAD; and Dean of Academic Research/Faculty Development, SCAD.

Publications and presentations


  • “Grimanesa Amorós,” in “Momentum: Women/Art/Technology” (2015).
  • “Digital Art and Feminism: A Surreal Relationship,” in “Momentum: Women/Art/Technology” (2015).
  • Feminist Art Workers (contributor)
  • Symptom
  • Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today's World (contributor)
  • make/shift: feminisms in motion
  • Art Papers
  • BITCH Magazine
  • ArtPulse (contributing writer and contributing editor)
  • Journal of Lesbian Studies
  • Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (contributor)
  • The Brooklyn Rail
  • Critical Matrix: The Princeton Journal of Women, Gender, and Culture
  • Art History: A View of the West (Instructor's Resource Guide with Test Item File), (Prentice-Hall; third edition; contributor)
  • n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal
  • Instructor's Manual and Test File for Marilyn Stokstad, Art History (third edition; contributor)
  • Feminism Reframed: Reflections on Art and Difference
  • symploke
  • NY Arts Magazine
  • New Makers of Modern Culture (contributor)
  • Encyclopedia of Sculpture (third edition; contributor)
  • Fine Art Forum
  • Contemporary Artists Encyclopedia (contributor)
  • Woman's Art Journal
  • Savannah College of Art and Design Exhibition Catalogues
  • Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts
  • The Cleveland Museum of Art Bulletin
  • Mosaic Magazine



  • "Female Sexualities in Contemporary Art" (in process)
  • "The Question of the Girl," anthology co-edited with Jillian St. Jacques (in process)
  • "History of New Genre and New Media: From John Cage to Now (Prentice Hall, in process)
  • Pattern and Decoration: An Ideal Vision in American Art," 1975-1985 (Hudson River Museum)

Panels, paper presentation, or public lectures:


  • College Art Association Annual Conference
  • Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
  • New Jersey Council on Humanities
  • Otis Institute of Art
  • Rutgers University
  • Art Educators of New Jersey Annual Conference
  • National Women's Studies Association Annual Conference
  • Annual Conference of the Southeastern College Art Conference
  • Montclair State University Visiting Artists and Critics Series
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Annual Southeastern Women's Studies Association Conference
  • Hudson River Museum
  • Pollock-Krasner House
  • Obihiro Museum of Art
  • Hakodate Museum of Art
  • Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art
  • Fukuoka American Center
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
  • Sendai Friendship Forum
  • Tohoku University
  • Open University, Sendai, Japan
  • Kansai American Center
  • Miyazaki International College
  • Kyoritsu Women's University
  • Tama University Art Museum
  • Barnard College Feminist Art and Art History Conference
  • Southern California Women's Caucus for the Arts
  • Electronic Imaging and the Visual Arts, Cambridge, England
  • Telfair Museum of Art
  • The University of Iowa's Program for Modern Studies in the History of Art
  • International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts Conference
  • Indiana University