- MA, Art History, The University of Alabama, 2018
Rebecca Teague is an instructor in art history. Her office hours are Monday and Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 am, in Garland 102.
Teague received the MA in art history in 2018 with a major concentration in Italian Renaissance art and a minor in contemporary art. Teague’s thesis, researched in part on site, was titled “Carving Politics: Niccolò’s Façades at Piacenza, Ferrara, and Verona Cathedrals.” She presented her research paper, “Nanni di Banco’s St Luke as a Statement Against Albizzi Control,” at the 22nd Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Art History. She won second place for the Harrison Award for Excellence in Research – Graduate Paper Presentation for her paper.
During her senior year (2018-2019), Teague worked as an assistant to the department’s visual resources curator. She completed the cataloging, processing and shelving of the Dr. and Mrs. William T. Price Asian Art Book Collection, located in Garland Hall.
In the summer of 2017, Teague interned as a museum collections volunteer at the Alabama State Department of Archives and History in Montgomery. Teague researched the provenance or history of individuals depicted in portraits in the ADAH collections in relation to state history, developed labels for them and created interactive children’s lesson plans for the portraits. At UA, she was awarded a mid-year Academic Merit Scholarship from the Joseph and Carolyn Bolt Endowed Support Fund in Art History in spring, 2017.
Teague received her BS in psychology from Auburn University at Montgomery where she graduated summa cum laude. Teague was awarded the Continuing Merit Scholarship, the Vanity Tag Scholarship and a half tuition scholarship from AUM’s Department of Fine Arts. She is a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and the National Society of Leadership and Success.