Rebecca Lee Reynolds, Ph.D Portrait

Rebecca Lee Reynolds, Ph.D

Senior Lecturer | Art History, Art Appreciation & Perspectives

  • Ph.D.
    University of Chicago
  • Master of Arts
    University of Chicago
  • Bachelor of Arts
    Boston University

Rebecca Lee Reynolds is Senior Lecturer at Valdosta State University, where she teaches art history with a specialization in contemporary art and art criticism. She previously taught art history at the University of New Orleans and the University of West Georgia. She earned her B.A. in Art History and Music from Boston University, and A.M. and Ph.D. from the Department of Art History at The University of Chicago. Her dissertation, “From Green Cube to Site: Site-Specific Practices at American Sculpture Parks and Gardens, 1965-1987,” was supported by a Junior Fellowship in Garden and Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks and the Terra Summer Residency at the Terra Foundation for American Art in Giverny, France.

Her interests include gender and feminism, public art, site-specific art, landscape, and Southern identity. She has published articles in Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed LandscapesPublic Art Dialogue, and the exhibition catalogue for Artpark: 1974-1984 (Buffalo Art Galleries). She has also published extensively in art criticism with New Orleans Art Review and Burnaway, a digital magazine that specializes in art criticism from the South. Her art criticism was nominated for a United States Artists fellowship.