Associate Professor | Art History
Dr. Rhonda Reymond received her Ph.D. and MA degrees in Art History, specializing in Art of the United States from the Colonial period to WWII, from the University of Georgia and a BFA with a double major in Historic Preservation and Interior Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design. She teaches courses in Baroque and Nineteenth Century European Art and Architecture, and American and African American Art and Architecture. Her research focuses on art, architecture and visual culture of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries and addresses issues of identity, especially in the art of African American artists and has appeared in Post-Bellum, Pre-Harlem: The Achievement of African American Writers, Artists, and Thinkers, 1880-1914 and American Periodicals and Visual Culture. Her explorations into identity also encompass spatial organization in mapping activities, and pictorial imagery of world’s fairs. Her dissertation examined Richard Morris Hunt’s ecclesiastical architecture and specifically All Souls’ Church (1893) and its integration into Frederick Law Olmsted’s plan for Biltmore Village in Asheville, North Carolina. She has won awards for outstanding teaching and actively publishes on art history pedagogy.