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Katie Kresser

Katie Kresser is Assistant Professor of Art History at Seattle Pacific University, where she also serves as Director of the Art Center Gallery. She received her PhD from Harvard University in 2006, specializing in American Art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She has published on a range of topics, including the Gilded Age sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, the philosopher and sometime aesthetician Jacques Maritain, and contemporary artists like Josiah McElheny and Hiroshi Sugimoto. Her current research centers on the nineteenth-century painter and decorative artist John La Farge, well-known both for his evocative Rhode Island landscapes and his later experiments in stained glass.