Art History Department

Amy C. Wallace



Supervisor: Mark Cheetham

Dissertation Title: Studio of Nature: The Transformation of Artists’ Studios, 1845–1910

Amy C. Wallace is an ABD doctoral candidate in History of Art at the University of Toronto. Her dissertation examines the impact of outdoor painting and conceptions of the natural environment on nineteenth-century artists’ studios in Europe and North America. This research has been supported by a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship, an Ontario Graduate Scholarship, a Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement, and by the Terra Foundation for American Art. In June 2016 she was a research fellow at Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library.

Areas of Academic Interest
  • 19th- and 20th-century art and visual culture
  • Landscape art and theory
  • Artistic communities and artists' studios
  • Feminism and art history
  • MA York University
  • BA (Hons) with Distinction, The University of Western Ontario
Selected Publications
Recent Awards
  • 2016–17 Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  • 2016 Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library Research Fellowship
  • 2015 Terra Foundation for American Art Research Travel Grant to the United States
  • 2015 SSHRC Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement
  • 2012–15 SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship

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