Confronting Greatness: A Celebration of Women Artists is the culminating work of the Fall 2020 Art & Architecture History Senior Capstone seminar at Miami University.
Our sincerest appreciation goes out to Sara Vance Waddell who generously loaned the museum several pieces from her collection of feminist art. Waddell inspired the class with her passion for the arts and her mission to support women creatives.
We would also like to thank Dr. Annie Dell’Aria for her continued support and guidance throughout the semester. Despite the unfavorable circumstances, Dr. Dell’Aria cultivated an engaging learning environment that allowed each student to grow as both scholars and collaborators.
A special thank you to Jason E. Shaiman, Curator of Exhibitions, and Laura Stewart, Collections Manager/Registrar, for guiding us through the curatorial and collections processes. Their investment in our project and their enthusiasm towards the process played a large role in our exhibition’s success.
Our sincere appreciation goes to the staff of the Miami University Art Museum, particularly Dr. Robert S. Wicks, Director; Mark DeGennaro, Preparator; Sherri Krazl, Coordinator of Marketing and Communications; Cynthia Collins, Curator of Education; Grace Bihl, Graphic Design student; and Scott Kissell, Photographer. Finally, we would like to express our gratitude to the Art & Architecture History faculty for providing us the skills necessary to create this special exhibition.