Art Presentations by Wendy Evans

 

 

Wendy Evans was raised among the museums of London, England.  She has advanced degrees from Oxford University in England and Wayne State university in Detroit.

She taught Art History at Wayne State University and elsewhere and is a long-time volunteer at the Detroit Institute of Arts.  She gives presentations on a wide variety of art subjects in libraries, senior centers, country clubs and to many groups around Michigan. She gave an invited lecture on American Art at the Anhui Sanlian University in Hefei, China.

Wendy received the United Way Community Services Heart of Gold Award, the DIA Volunteer Council Distinguished Service Award, the 2014 Birmingham-Bloomfield Cultural Arts Award and a 2015 Esteemed Women of Michigan award from the Burnstein Community Clinic.

Known  for her English accent and crazy socks, Wendy loves to share her passion for art with audiences.

   

        Education

M.A. (Art History)

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

1994

GPA 4.0

M.A.  (Politics, Philosophy and Economics - PPE)

Oxford University, England

1969

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B.A. (PPE)

Oxford University, England 

1966

First Class Honours

      Employment and professional activities

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202 - Department of Art and Art History

2015

Adjunct Lecturer in Art History AH 1110 - Stone Age through Gothic

2013 -2014

Adjunct Lecturer in Art History AH 1120 - Renaissance to Modern

2010 - 2011

Adjunct lecturer in Art History AH 1110 - Stone Age through Gothic

Adjunct Lecturer in Art History AH 1120 - Renaissance to Modern

2009

Adjunct Lecturer in Art History AH 1120

2008

Adjunct Lecturer in Art History AH 1120

2007

Adjunct Lecturer in Art History AH 1110 - Stone Age through Gothic

2005 - 2006

Adjunct Lecturer in Art History AH 1110, AH 1120

2002 - 2004

Adjunct Lecturer in Art History AH 1110, AH 1120

2001

Adjunct Lecturer in Art History - AH 1110

1992 - 2000

Adjunct Lecturer in Art History - AH 1000 (Introduction to Art), AH 1110 (Survey Ancient to Medieval), AH 1120 (Survey Renaissance to Modern)

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202 - Department of Humanities

2005

Adjunct Lecturer in Humanities - H 1010 (Introduction to Art and Music in Western Civilization)

2004

Adjunct Lecturer in Humanities - H 1010 (Introduction to Art and Music in Western Civilization)

The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI 48202

2012

Lectures on Ancient Middle East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome
Lecture on history of the Detroit Institute of Arts

2008

Lecture on 18th Century European Art

2007

Lecture on 18th Century European Art
Lectures on Ancient Middle East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome

2006

Lectures on Ancient Middle East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome

2003 - 2006

Instructor for History of Art Course, Paleolithic through 20th Century

2002

Lecture:  Sense and Sensibility: The Enlightenment, Neoclassicism and Romanticism, 1740-1850

2001

Lecture: Early 20th Century Art

2000 - 2001

Instructor for lectures on Baroque and Rococo Art

1994 - 2000

Instructor for History of Art Course, Paleolithic through 20th Century

College for Creative Studies, 201 E. Kirby, Detroit, MI  48202-4034

2005 - 2006

Faculty Liberal Arts Department - DAH 121 and Independent study courses on Islamic Art, Classical Art

2003 - 2004

Faculty Liberal Arts Department - DAH 123 (Art and Culture in Ages of Discovery) and DAH 121 (Art and Culture of Ancient  Civilization)

University of Michigan-Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen, Dearborn, MI 48218

Winter 1997

Adjunct Lecturer in Art History - AH 101

Henry Ford Community College, Dearborn, MI 48218

1990-1992

Lecturer in Art History

DirectorsLabChicago

2009

Stepping Away from the Stage tour of the Art Institute of Chicago

Edsel and Eleanor Ford House, 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores, MU 48236

2001

Prepared the French Connection tour and trained docents 

                  Click here for talks given at other major public venues

             Publications

2009

University of Michigan Museum of Art Opens Frankell Family Wing
Michigan Jewish History Vol. 49 (Fall 2009): 54

2005

Review of Art in the Stations by Irene Walt 
Michigan Jewish History Vol. 45 (Fall 2005): 59-60

             Awards

2015

Esteemed Women of Michigan Award (Burnstein Community Health Clinic) 

2014

Birmingham-Bloomfield Cultural Arts Award (A Voice for Arts Education) 

             Academic Awards

1991

Albert L. and Alice W. Steinbach Scholarship in Art History

1991

Mary Kirk Haggerty Memorial Scholarship

                 Volunteer Awards

2004

Speakers Bureau Volunteer of the Year

2002

Detroit Institute of Arts Volunteer Committee Distinguished Service Award

2002

United Way Community Services Heart of Gold Award

1998

Docent Committee Volunteer of the Year

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Andre Malreux