Christine Neal

Christine Neal

Christine Neal

  • B.A., Bucknell University
  • M.A., University of Wisconsin
  • Ph.D., University of Missouri
First year at SCAD:

"I took one art history class and fell in love."

Awards, recognition and honors

SCAD Presidential Fellowship for Faculty Development; Kress Foundation, University of Wisconsin; Tuition Remission, University of Wisconsin


Chair, AAM Exhibition Competition, 1997-2000; Judge, Annual Art Fair, Winter Park, Fla., 2000; Judge, Third Annual Art Exhibition, Brunswick, GA, 1999; Curators Committee, American Association of Museums; Southeastern Museum Conference; Southeastern College Art Conference

Publications and presentations

Selected publications

  • "Sylvia Shaw Judson," American Arts Quarterly, Summer 2002
  • "Claude Raguet Hirst: Her [Still] Life Story," Woman's Art Journal, Spring 2002
  • "The Still Lifes of Claude Raguet Hirst," American Arts Quarterly, Fall 2001
  • Essay, "L'art de Kahlil Gibran," published in the exhibition catalog for "The Garden of The Prophet: Kahlil Gibran, Writer and Painter." Accompanied the exhibition at the Institut Du Monde Arabe in Paris.
  • Annual Exhibition Competition, Museum News, 1998 and 1999


  • CAA, "New Voices in 19th-century Scholarship," 2000
  • American Culture/Popular Culture Association annual conference (1999)
  • Southeastern College Art Conference, "Against the Odds: Women Making Their Mark in Art" (1999)
  • Art Institute of Chicago, 32nd Annual Graduate Student Conference (1998)

Previous Positions

Christine Neal, Ph.D., worked as a curator in the art museum field for almost 20 years before joining SCAD. Her experience includes public, private and university art museums across the country. In addition, she has served as an independent art curator. Neal and one of her museum curation classes organized an exhibition for the Johnny Mercer Centennial Celebration.

Courses Taught

  • ARTH 100 Survey of Western Art I
  • ARTH 110 Survey of Western Art II
  • ARTH 207 20th-Century Art
  • ARTH 226 American Art
  • ARTH 300 Censored Art through 1945
  • ARTH 350 Survey of Women in Art
  • MUSM 201 Introduction to Museum Principles and Methods
  • MUSM 302 Museum Curation and Collections Management