Emily Lanctot

 

emilylanctot@gmail.com

 

 

 

Education

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Harvard University

2010    

Master of Fine Arts

Interdisciplinary Studio Art                                                                         

Vermont College of Fine Arts

Montpelier, Vermont

 

2008    

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art and Design

Painting and Drawing                             

School of Art and Design

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, Michigan        

 

 

Experience

2018 - present 

Director and Curator 

DeVos Art Museum 

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, Michigan

2015 - 2018

Collections and Outreach Curator

DeVos Art Museum

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, Michigan

 

2021 -  present    

Contingent Associate Professor

School of Art and Design

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, Michigan

 

2010 -  present  

Contingent Associate Professor

School of Art and Design

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, Michigan

Courses Taught

AD 100 The Art and Design Experience – Promote strategies for student success, including methods of research and time management. Organize guest speaker series, introducing students to a wide range of visual and cultural resources available on campus. Mentor a new teaching assistant each semester.

 

AD 160 Physical Structures and Concepts – Through discussion and implementation of a variety of design strategies, students explore the fundamental processes integral to design and creation. Process, materials, tools, construction, ideation, and creative problem solving are emphasized. Students cultivate technical skills, craftsmanship, and the ability to be self-critical through the production of a variety of hands-on projects and participation in peer critique.

 

AD 175 Visual Structures and Concepts – Foster technical and critical thinking skills through the analysis of art history and cognitive perception in the creation of new work. Implement strategies in order to foster an understanding of visual perception as a series of relationships.  Artistic research strategies are explored, and student facility of a core vocabulary is imperative.

 

AD 270 Concepts and Culture – Survey of methods and history of modern and contemporary art, including an introduction to institutional and art criticism. Explore the role of artists and designers within a larger culture focusing on the synthesis of the physical, visual, socio-cultural, historical, theoretical bases. Facilitate artistic research and critical thinking through discussions with a focus on the functions (to decorate, to record, to heal, to transform, to play, to influence, to describe or inform, to entertain, to revere) of art and design emphasizing that context is crucial to interpretation and understanding. Coordinate a four-day class trip for sixty-five students to Milwaukee and Chicago to visit cultural centers, museums, and artist studios.

 

AD 403 The Senior Exhibition – Promote and provide professional development assistance through the creation and editing of promotional materials, resumes, and artistic statements. Lead students through exhibition theory, planning, and design. Advise on artwork preparation and techniques for public display. Prepare and plan thesis exhibition in the DeVos Art Museum.

 

AD 485 Theories and Methodologies - Utilizing a range of analytical and practical frameworks this course includes an intensive examination of the methods, production, values, philosophies, and theories surrounding art and design. 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 - present

2010 - present