CV

Lily Brewer is a doctoral student in History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh. She researches contemporary landscape photography, catastrophe and earth-oriented trauma in modern and contemporary art.

She studies space in many forms.

Education

Ph.D.

University of Pittsburgh, Department of History of Art and Architecture, anticipated 2021.

M.A.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, “Down, Up, and Out: Visions of the Microscopic, Telescopic, and Future in Omni Science Fiction Magazine,” 2014

B.A.

The University of Texas at Austin, English Studies, 2012

Professional Experience

Teaching Assistant

Introduction to Contemporary Art, University of Pittsburgh, Spring 2018

Teaching Assistant

Introduction to Modern Art, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Fall 2017

Teaching Assistant

Contemporary Art, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Spring 2014

Teaching Assistant

Modern, Postmodern, Anti-modern Art, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Fall 2013

Teaching Assistant

Survey of Modern to Contemporary Art, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Summer 2014.

 

Research Experience

Research Assistant

Modern and Contemporary Art and Music, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Spring 2014

Research Assistant

Modern and Contemporary Art Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, August 2012 – May 2013.

 

Collaborative Projects

Project Manager and Research Associate

Itinera, University of Pittsburgh, Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

Project Manager

Coevality, University of Pittsburgh, Spring 2016

 

Curatorial Experience

Curatorial Assistant

HIGH Tech | Fashion, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois, June 2014

Curatorial Assistant

Genetics, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois, July 2014

 

Website Publications

Editor-in-Chief

Sedimenta, forthcoming in April 2018

Contributor

Itinera‘s Displacements: A RoundtableJournal18, forthcoming in 2018

 

Lectures, Presentations, Workshops

“A Survey of Earthworks and Environmental Trauma,” Communication and the Environment at The University of Illinois–Chicago, 21 November 2018

“From Dust to Dust: William Lamson’s A Line Describing the Sun,” History of Art and Architecture Colloquium at The University of Pittsburgh, 18 October 2018

“From Dust to Dust: Toward a Geo-Historiography of Contemporary Art,” Arizona State University’s Graduate Student Symposium at Phoenix Art Museum, 1 April 2017

“Itinera Workshop,” Visual Media Workshop at The University of Pittsburgh, 1 December 2016