Graduate Teaching Assistant
Madison Murphy is a graduate teaching assistant in art history. She assists Dr. Wendy Castenell in Survey of Art II (ARH 253), Dr. Lucy Curzon in Photographic Discourse (ARH 400) and Dr. Rachel Stephens in Art of the American South (ARH 374). Her areas of interest are the Black Mountain College, the Bauhaus, the Pre-Raphaelites, mythology and folklore in art and nineteenth-century art.
Murphy presented her research paper, “Women of the Bauhaus: Gender Inequality at a Self-Proclaimed Equal School,” at the 31st Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of Memphis. At the 16th Annual Women’s Studies Conference at the University of West Florida, Murphy presented her research paper, “Ana Mendieta: The Influence of Religion, Selected Works.” She received her BA in art history and art administration at the University of West Florida, where she graduated cum laude.
During the summer of 2017, she interned at the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center in Asheville, N.C. In 2016 and 2017, she volunteered or interned at the Pensacola Museum of Art; The Art Gallery of University of West Florida; UWF Historic Trust: Pensacola Children’s Museum; Nasty Women Exhibition and Benefit Pensacola; Future of Energy Art Exhibition, at Pensacola 350’s Clean Energy Fest; First City Art Center.
B.A., University of West Florida, art history and art administration, cum laude (2017)
A.A., Pensacola State College (2014)