James Bryan

James Bryan

School of Art and Design

Office: 323G Applied Arts
Phone: 715/232-3688
Email: bryanj@uwstout.edu


  •  Ph.D. Art History
    • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Concentration: American Decorative Art
    • Dissertation: Material Culture in Miniature: Historic Dolls' Houses Reconsidered
    • 2003
  • M.A. Art History
    • Florida State University
    • Concentration: Renaissance, Baroque and Eighteenth-Century Art
    • Thesis: Northern Baroque Ship Decoration
    • 1995
  • B.A. Art History
    • University of South Alabama
    • Minor: Studio Art
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • 1990

Presentations and Publications

2011. Theme Rooms: Fantasy and Allusion in American Popular Interior Design, presented at the Midwest Popular Culture American Culture Association annual conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

2010. Sir George Hayter's Portrait of Lady Caroline Montagu, presented at the Midwest Conference on British Studies in Cleveland, Ohio.

2010. "Carriage Makers in the American South: 1728-1820," in World on Wheels, vol. II (2010), p. 37-65.

2006. Material Culture in Miniature: Aspects of Meaning in an Antebellum Pennsylvania Dolls' House, presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu.

2002. The Dolls' House of Albrecht V, Duke of Bavaria, guest speaker for Departments of History and Interior Architecture, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

1996. "Northern Baroque Ship Decoration: Politics and Iconography." Athanor XIV. Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts Press. p. 41-47.