Dr. Michelle S. A. McGeough, PhD
Assistant Professor, Art History
ARTH 376 Indigenous Art Survey
ARTH 396: Mexican Muralism and its Legacies
ARTH 613: Seminar on Indigenous Feminism(s)
PhD Supervision -
2021- Dayna Danger Ph.D. Supervisor (in-progress)
2021- Adrian Deveau Ph.D. Supervisor (in-progress)
2019- Alison Ariss Ph.D. Co-chair (in-progress)
2021- Laia K. Nalian in progress Supervisor
2021- Emma Hassencahl-Perley in progress Supervisor
2020- Kristen Prazen completed Supervisor
2018- Paula Booker M.A. Critical Curatorial Studies (first reader)
2018 Jay Pahre M.F.A. Studio UBC
2020 Suzanne McCleod PhD University of New Mexico. " “MAA-MULTH-NII” PEOPLE WHO CAME FLOATING IN: Analogues between Nuu-chah-nulth and Tlingit with Spanish Colonial Expeditions in the Eighteenth Century."
2018 “A Review of Maker of Monsters: The Extraordinary Life of Beau Dick.” BC Studies: The British Columbia Quarterly, no.199 Fall 2018. University of British Columbia.
2012 “Through Their Eyes: Indigenous Curatorial Practices.” Wicazo Sa Review. University of Minnesota Press. Minneapolis. Vol. 27, No. 1, (Spring 2012), pp. 13-20.
2009 “Through Their Eyes: Indian Painting in Santa Fe from 1918-1945.” Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian. Exhibition Catalogue
2008 “Norval Morrisseau and the Erotic.” Me Sexy: an Exploration of Native Sex and Sexuality, by Drew Hayden Taylor and Drew Hayden Taylor, Douglas & McIntyre, 2008, pp. 59–86.
Essays in catalogues
2020 “From Prohibition to Revitalization; Indigenous Arts and Cultural Production in British Columbia during the1950s.”commission essay Vancouver Art Gallery - Sumbitted
2019 Native American Indigenous Studies Association, Minneapolis MN.
Paper: Erotic Affections: Norval Morrisseau’s Influence on the Artist Production of Contemporary Two Spirit LGBTQQ2 Artists.
2019 Native and Indigenous Studies Association, Hamilton, New Zealand
Paper: Activating Indigenous Knowledge: Contemporary Indigenous Artists Push Beyond Queering the Canon.
2011 Native American Indigenous Studies Association, UC Davis, Sacramento CA. "Paper: Questioning The Colonial Constructions of Sexuality Identity: An Examination of the Indigenous Alternative Genders in the Films of Thirza Cuthand and Carey Tully
Boards and Memberships
2017- Sara and Tegan Foundation Board member
2009- Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) member
2005- Native American Art Studies Association (NAASA)
Board member 2009-2013
2005- Aboriginal Curatorial Collective
Board member 2019 -
2016. Corollary Acts. I.D.E.A. Center Colorado College, Colorado Springs
2015 They Gather Together In One Place. Indigenous Art Center Hull Quebec
2014 Beyond Recognition Aboriginal Abstraction. Indigenous Art Center Hull Quebec
2010 Rose B. Simpson, Matterings. Museum of Contemporary Native American Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2009 Through Their Eyes: Indian Painting in Santa Fe 1918-1945. Wheelwright Museum of the Native American Indian
2017 Banff Center for Creativity "Indigenous Art Journal May 29 -June 24.