Lisa Wainwright

Lisa Wainwright is the Dean of Faculty at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and Professor of Art History, Theory and Criticism. She received her BA (1982), cum laude, from Vanderbilt University, and her MA (1986) and PhD (1993) from the University of Illinois. Selected publications include: Things of Nature/The Nature of Things: John Wilde, University of Wisconsin Press; "Practicing Rauschenberg," in Not at Home: The Suppression of Domesticity in Modern Art and Architecture; and "Raymond Pettibon's High/Low High Jinx," in A History of The Renaissance Society 1990-2000. Her writings have been included in the Encyclopedia Britannica, Fiberarts, Le Petit Canard, Art Papers, Art International, New Art Examiner, and in the publication Three Decades of Contemporary Art: The Dr. John and Rose M. Shuey Collection. She has curated the following exhibitions: Ah...Decadence!; From Steel to Flesh; 2001 Spaced Oddities; At Home in the Museum; Pink; and 1968.

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