Emily Lanctot

 

emilylanctot@gmail.com

 

 

 

Education

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

2015 - present 

Collections and Outreach Curator

DeVos Art Museum

School of Art and Design

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, Michigan

 

2010-present    

Adjunct Assistant Professor

School of Art and Design

Northern Michigan University

Marquette, Michigan

 

2013-2015    

Marketing Director and Exhibitions Coordinator

Donckers

Marquette, Michigan

 

2012-2013         

Marketing and Events Coordinator

Marquette Downtown Development Authority

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