Gabriela Jasin

Art history professor

Education

  • B.A., Wesleyan University
  • M.A., Rutgers, State University of New Jersey
  • Ph.D., Rutgers, State University of New Jersey

Awards, recognitions and honors

Ambassador’s Choice Award, SCAD, 2014; Juror, essay competition for Black History Month, Georgia Historical Society, 2005-2008; Mary Bartlett Cowdrey Dissertation Fellowship, Rutgers University, 2003; Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding contributions to the 2003 SCAD Disability Orientation, 2003; Marion Johnson Fellowship, Rutgers University, 1994-1997

Publications and Presentations

Publications

  • “Drawing the Line: Jean Raoux’s Painted Virgins and Gotthold Lessing’s written theories,” Round and Round Go Space and Time: The Afterlife of Lessing in Artistic Practice since the Eighteenth Century, 2015
  • “God’s Oddities and Man’s Marvels: Two Sculptures of Medici Dwarfs,” A Scarlet Renaissance: Essays Honoring Sarah Blake McHam, 2013
  • “Deus Ex Machina,” Working Artist Project, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, 2012
  • “Newtonian Science and Lockean Epistemology in Chardin’s Soap Bubbles,” Visualising the Unseen, Imagining the Unknown, Perfecting the Natural: Art and Science in the 18th and 19th Centuries, Cambridge Scholars Press: Cambridge, 2008
  • Translation, Denis Diderot, "Minervales," The Encyclopedia of Diderot & D'Alembert Collaborative Translation Project, 2004
  • Translation, Denis Diderot, "Minerve," The Encyclopedia of Diderot & D'Alembert Collaborative Translation Project, 2004
  • Translation, Denis Diderot, "Jeunesse," The Encyclopedia of Diderot & D'Alembert Collaborative Translation Project, 2004

Presentations

  • “Like a Virgin: Jean Raoux’s pendant paintings of ancient and modern virgins and the nexus between beauty and intelligence,” SECAC Conference, SCAD Savannah, 2011
  • “Vestals, Virgins, and Virtue: Two Paintings by Jean Raoux and their Prescription for Women of Eighteenth-Century France,” SCAD Atlanta, 2010
  • “The Allure of Vermeer’s Women: Evolution of a Dutch Theme,” Jepson Center for the Arts, Savannah, 2009
  • “Debunking the Da Vinci Code: Leonardo Reassessed,” SCAD Atlanta, 2007
  • “Politics and Patronage: Rubens and Van Dyck at the Stuart Court,” SCAD Savannah, 2006
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  • “Playing to Learn: Chardin’s Images of Childhood,” SECAC Tri-State Conference, Meredith College, Raleigh, North Carolina, 2003
  • “Playing to Learn: A Reconsideration of Chardin’s Soap Bubbles,” Graduate Student Symposium, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, 1999
  • “God’s Oddities: Two Sculptures of Medici Dwarfs,” The Boston University Symposium on the History of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1997|The Renaissance Society of America, College Park, Maryland, 1998
  • “Reflections on John Frederick Kensett’s Shrewsbury River Series” Graduate Student Symposium, Rutgers University, 1996