Alison Leedy is an Art Historian who specializes in the history of photography and critical theory. Her current research explores ideas of gender politics and global identity in contemporary social-documentary photography. Her Master’s thesis entitled “Interpretations of the Politics of Fictive Landscapes in Context” focused on the work of Alan Sekula and Martha Rosler. Prior to coming to RMCAD, Leedy lectured on modern and contemporary art and theory in Philadelphia, New York, and Beijing. In addition to lecturing, Leedy has also worked on curatorial projects for Crane Arts International Curatorial Exchange Program and LaSalle University Art Museum’s exhibition “Andy Warhol and the Business of Portraiture.” View her website: allyleedy.weebly.com.
Recent Exhibitions, Significant Work, or Publications:
Academic Connections for Artists + Designers, Art History I: Ancient to Medieval, Art History II: Renaissance to Post Impressionism, Art History III: Fauvism through Modern, Topics in the History of Nonwestern Art, Topics in the History of Western Art, History of Photography, Seminar in Contemporary Art