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Faculty - Karen Linehan

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art

Art History

  • B.A. Fine Art, University of Maine 1979
  • Canadian Studies and Art History, University of Toronto 1976?77 and 1980
  • M.A. Art History and Museum Studies, 1984

Karen Linehan, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History, began teaching at the University of Maine in 1984, soon after completing her M.A. in Art History and Museum Studies at Boston University. Her research there focused on Venetian Renaissance painting (Giorgione and Pietro Bembo) , Van Gogh (the influence of Carlyle, Dickens and illustrations for ‘The Graphic’), and Hampshire Pottery (research and exhibition curator, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire). Her recent teaching and research has explored connections between American and Canadian 19th?century landscape painting and between Canadian and British WWI painters. Since joining the Deptartment of Art, Professor Linehan has offered introductory surveys and upper?level topics in modern American, Canadian and European art and architecture.



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Department of Art
5743 Lord Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: 207-581-3245 | Fax: 207-581-3276E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
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