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JoyceB. Howell

Joyce B. Howell

Professor Emeritus of Art History


Ph.d., History of Art, University of Virginia, 1988. Dissertation: Eugene Delacroix's Education as a Draftsman

M.A., History of Art, University of Virginia, 1982. Fields for Comprehensives: Italian Renaissance and American Art History

                B.A., University of Virginia, 1974. Double Major: History of Art and Religious Studies, Phi Beta Kappa

“Element-And-Principles Instruction, Perceptual Drawing and Paul Klee's Pedagogical Sketchbook,” International Journal of Art and Design Education, v.39, n.1, Feb. 2020,38-55.

“Strength and Fragility in Late Figure Drawings by Eugène Delacroix,” Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, v.18, n.2, Autumn 2019.

“Questions that Matter: Using Inquiry-Guided Faculty Development to Create an Inquiry-Guided Learning
Curriculum,” Lisa Carstens co-author, in Lee, V.S., Ed., Inquiry-guided learning. New Directions
For Teaching and Learning, No.129, San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2012. 

“Eugene Delacroix’s Review of Le Dessin sans maitre and the modernized discourse of drawing,” Word & Image, v. 21, no. 3, Aug.-Dec., 2005, 223-243

"Delacroix's Lithographs of Antique Coins," Gazette des Beaux-Arts, July-Aug. 1994, 15-24.

"Eugene Delacroix and Color: Practice, Theory, and Legend," Athanor, II, 1982, 37-43.

"Figure Drawings from the collection of Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Herman, Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Art Museum, 1980, catalogue entries 27-28 and 33-34.

“Review, American Quilts and Coverlets in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Amelia Peck et. al.” Journal of
 American Culture, v 37, #1, Mar. 2014

“Review, Photographic Memories: Private pictures, Public Images, and American History, Robert Kroes,”
 Journal of American Culture, v 31, #1, Mar. 2008

“Review, Encyclopedia of American Folk Art, Gerard C. Wertkin, Ed.,” Journal of American Culture,v 27, #4, Dec. 2004

Focus on Faculty: Dr. Joyce Howell
After a stellar 38-year career at VWU, the long-time professor of art history plans to retire after this semester

Expanding NATO-ACT Partnership Enhances VWC's Role in the Global Community
Irene Bargueno '16 served as VWC's first intern for the NATO-ACT Innovation Hub.

We are Virginia Wesleyan
VWC alumnus and Port of Virginia CEO Joseph Ruddy '83 addresses the Class of 2014 on May 17 at the College's 45th Commencement Ceremony