James E Bryan

Interim Chair, University of Wisconsin- Stout, Dept. of Design
Chair, University of Wisconsin- Stout, Dept. of Art and Art History
Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin- Stout
Art & Art History Department
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

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

Teaching Interests: History of interiors and furnishings History of design General overviews of art history

Research Interests: Dolls' houses and miniatures Furniture and interior design traditions outside mainstream fashions

Professional Interests: Professional Memberships: College Art Association Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Design Studies Forum Board of Directors, Dunn County Historical Society Board of Directors, Wilson Place Mansion Friends of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts Friends of MESDA and the Collections

Office Hours

Day Time
Mo Tu We Th 10:00 - 11:00

Education

    • Ph D Art History
      University of Wisconsin- Madison
      Madison, WI, United States, 2003
    • MA Art History
      Florida State University
      FL, United States, 1995
    • BA Art History
      University of South Alabama
      AL, United States, 1990

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin- Stout, Dept. of Design
        Interim Chair
        2013 -
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout, Dept. of Art and Art History
        Chair
        2011 -
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Associate Professor
        2006 -
      • Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University
        Assistant Professor
        2004 - 2006
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Lecturer
        2003 - 2004
      • University of Wisconsin- Richland
        Visiting Instructor
        2003
      • University of Wisconsin- Madison
        Lecturer
        2002
      • University of Wisconsin- Madison
        Teaching Assistant
        2000
      • Thomas University
        Visiting Instructor
        1996
      • Tallahassee Community College
        Tutr
        1994 - 1995

Intellectual Contributions

    Journal Article

    • Bryan, J. (2010). Carriage Makers in the American South, 1728-1820. World on Wheels, II(2010), 37-65, Carriage Association of America.
    • Bryan, J. (1999). Sir George Hayter's Portrait of Lady Caroline Montagu. Elvehjem Museum Bulletin / Biennial Report, 1997-99(1997-99), 32-41, Elvehjem Museum Press, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
    • Bryan, J. (1996). Northern Baroque Ship Decoration: Politics and Iconography. Athanor, XIV(1996), 41-47, Florida State University.

Presentations

    Uncategorized

    • Bryan, J. (2011). Theme Rooms: Fantasy and Allusion in American Popular Interior Design. Midwest Popular Culture American Culture Association, Milwaukee, WI, United States.
    • Bryan, J. (2010). Sir George Hayter’s Portrait of Lady Caroline Montagu. Midwest Conference on British Studies, Cleveland, OH, United States.
    • Bryan, J. (2009). Carriage Makers in the American South: 1700-1820. Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Annual National Conference, New Orleans, LA, United States.
    • Bryan, J. (2008). Sir George Hayter’s Portrait of Lady Caroline Montagu: Fancy Dress Between the Regency and Victorian Eras. Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, HI, United States.
    • Bryan, J. (2006). Material Culture in Miniature: Aspects of Meaning in an Antebellum Pennsylvania Dolls’ House. Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, HI, United States.
    • Bryan, J. (2002). The Dolls’ House of Albrecht V, Duke of Bavaria. Departments of History and Interior Architecture, Greensboro, NC, United States.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • Grant, Bard Graduate Center (2015)
    • Professional Development Grant, University of Wisconsin- Stout (2015)
    • Professional Development Grant, University of Wisconsin- Stout (2011)
    • Professional Development Grant, University of Wisconsin- Stout (2010)
    • Professional Development Grant, University of Wisconsin- Stout (2009)

    Fellowship

    • Marilyn Moeller Research Fellowship, Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (2008)

Professional Memberships

  • Board of Directors, Wilson Place Mansion
  • Board of Directors, Dunn County Historical Society (DCHS)
  • Popular Culture Association (PCA)
  • College Art Association (CAA)

Service

    Department / School

    • Committee Chair, School of Art and Design Personnel Committee (2015 - Present)
    • Committee Member, School of Art and Design Personnel Committee (2014 - 2015)
    • Committee Chair, Department of Design (2013 - 2014)
    • Committee Chair, Department of Art and Art History (2011 - 2014)
    • Committee Chair, Department of Art and Design Governance Committee (2010 - 2011)

    Professional

    • Member, Dunn County Historical Society (2012 - Present)