Curriculum Vita

Richard A. Schindler

EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Art History, Brown University, Providence, RI, 1988

Dissertation Topic: “Art to Enchant: A Critical Study of Early Victorian Fairy Painting and Illustration”

M.A.,Art History, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1978

B.A.,Art, concentration in History, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA 1972

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Associate Professor of Art, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, 1997-Present

Visiting Lecturer, Sinoway International Education (SIE), Nanjing University, China, Summer 2012

Assistant Professor of Art, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, 1990-97

Instructor in Humanities, Greater Hartford Community College, Hartford, CT, 1988-89 and 1984-85

Lecturer and Assistant Professor of Art (Spring Semester 1986), University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1983-87

Instructor in Humanities, Manchester Community College, Manchester, CT, 1984-85

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

Chair, Art Department, 2008-13

Director, VESA (Values, Ethics, and Social Action) Program, 2008-11

Curriculum Committee, 2012-present

Faculty Review Committee, 2005-2008

Other Committee Service: Academic Standards & Awards Committee, Institutional Review Boar

PUBLICATIONS:

“Drawn to Black and White: The Illustrative Art of Richard Schindler,” Phantom Drift: A Journal of New Fabulism (Fall 2011), pp. 99-115. Interview and gallery of illustrations.

“William Morris and the Art of the Illuminated Manuscript,” Faerie Magazine (Autumn 2007), 11-17.

Review of Curtis Benzle exhibition, Canton Museum of Art, American Craft, June/July 2005, 64.

Review of Lissa Hunter exhibition, Erie Art Museum, American Craft, April/May 2004, 68.

Review of Adrienne Heinrich exhibition, Pittsburgh Artist of the Year, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Sculpture, July/August 2003, 74-75.

“Art Nouveau: A Fable,” La Meduse, (Spring 2002)

Review of Film and the Anarchist Imagination by Richard Porton, Film Criticism, Winter 1999-2000, 77-83.

“Victorian Fairy Painting” in The Oxford Companion to the Fairy Tale, ed. Jack Zipes, Oxford University Press, 2000

Review of Victorian Fairy Painting (University of Washington Press, 1998) in Albion, Winter 1998, 716-717.
“Art to Enchant: The Development of Victorian Fairy Painting,” Victorian Web, Internet, 1998

“Democracy Is Fun: Joseph Beuys and the Aesthetics of Activism,” The New Art Examiner (October 1996), 20-25.

“Radical Inks,” catalogue essay for exhibition at SPACES Gallery, Cleveland (December 1995)

“Fragile Heresies: The Art of Patricia Bellan-Gillen,” catalogue essay for exhibition for Artist of the Year, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (March 1995)

“Sir Noel Paton and the Grail Quest: The Arthurian Mythos as Christian Art”, The Arthurian Revival: Essays on Form, Tradition, and Transformation, Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1992

“Joseph Noel Paton’s Fairy Paintings: Fantasy Art as Victorian Narrative”, Scotia XIV, December, 1990

“Portrait of an Anarchist: Félix Fénéon”, Instead of a Magazine, vol. 9, #49, Fall, 1990.

“The Expectant Landscape: J.R.R. Tolkien’s Illustrations for The Hobbit” in J.R.R. Tolkien: The Hobbit — Drawings, Watercolors, and Manuscripts, Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, 1987

“Raffet and the Role of the Military Print” and fourteen catalogue entries about works by Denis- Auguste-Marie Raffet, Nicolas Toussaint Charlet, Carle Vernet, and ThéodoreChassériau in All the Banners Wave: Art and War in the Romantic Era, 1792-1851, Bell Gallery, List Art Center, Brown University, 1982

CURATED EXHIBITIONS:

The Art of Persuasion, co-curated with Darren Miller and Kenneth Pinnow, Penelec Gallery, Allegheny College, February – March, 2010.

Son of Noir, co-curated with Robert Raczka, Megahan Gallery, Allegheny College, September-October 2006

Apocalypse Noir, Penelec Gallery, Allegheny College, November 2001

Harriet Glazier Retrospective, Meadville Council on the Arts, co-curated with Honore Sullivan, May 2001.

Art Noir: Contemporary Artists and Comic Book Art, Allegheny College Art Galleries, Nov.-Dec. 1996

Art to Enchant: Victorian Fairy Paintings, University of Iowa Museum of Art, co-curated with Susan P. Casteras of the Yale Center for British Art, March 1997

The Art of the Comix, Meadville Council on the Arts, January 1996

Drawn To Politics, Allegheny College Art Galleries, co-curated with Sue Buck, March-April 1995

PUBLIC LECTURES:

“Dutiful Daughters? Phoebe Gloeckner’s A Child’s Life and Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home,” Mix Comics Symposium, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH, Oct. 2013

“Out of the Box: Lesbian and Gay “Autobiography” in the Graphic Novel,” Southeastern College Art Conference, New Orleans, September 2008

“Inside and Outside the Box: The Plastic, Fantastic Comics Panel,” Humanities Lecture Series, Allegheny College, December 2007

“Out of the Box: The Graphic Novel as a Bildungsroman for Gay Experience,” 2nd Annual LGBT Colloquium, “Performing Politics: Activism, Inquiry, and Artistry,” Allegheny College, March 2007

“Living at the End,” in conjunction with an exhibition at the Penelec Gallery, Allegheny College, Nov. 2001

“The Art of Harriet Glazier in Context,” in conjunction with an exhibition at the Meadville Council on the Arts, May 2001

“Dada is Nothing: The Aesthetics of Creative Destruction,” Humanities Lecture Series, 2000

“Anarchism at Work and in the Studio,” Humanities Lecture Series, Feb. 1999

“The Art of Comix,” in conjunction with an exhibition at Meadville Council on the Arts, 1996

“Latin American Art,” in conjunction with Latin Heritage Month, Allegheny College, 1995

“The Cure of Anarchy: Hidden Politics in Fin-de-Siècle Art,” Conference on Fin-de-Siècle Culture, Gettysburg College, 1994

“Anarchism and Modern Art: A Meditation,” Humanities Lecture Series, Allegheny College, 1993

“The Curious Case of Richard Dadd”, Humanities Lecture Series, Allegheny College, 1992

“Honoré Daumier and 19th-Century Caricature”, in conjunction with an exhibition at the Bowman Gallery, Allegheny College, 1992

“Early Victorian Fairy Painting”, Humanities Lecture Series, Allegheny College, 1991

“Fairy Revels: Shakespearian Fairy Painting in Victorian England”, Greater Hartford Community College, 1990

“Modern Criticism and Edgy Art”, Northwestern Community College, 1990

“The State of Contemporary Criticism”, Fine Arts Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1990

“Pre-Raphaelite Art,” Greater Hartford Junior Chamber of Commerce Fall Development College, 1989

“Joseph Noel Paton’s Fairy Paintings: Fantasy Art as Victorian Narrative”, Victorian Mixed Media, Victorian Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1989

“Cézanne and the Landscape of Aix-en-Provence”, Northwestern Community College, 1989

“French Impressionism”, GHJCC Fall Individual Development College, 1988

“Early Victorian Fairy Painting and Illustration”, Fine Arts Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1987

BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS:

Angel Body and Other Magic for the Soul (Back Brain Recluse/Wordcraft), Fall 2002

SnuffFlique, Michael Hemmingson (Denver, CO: Cyber-Psycho Press, 1997)

Within the Walls of Jericho, David Memmott (Wordcraft of Oregon, 1998)

Anarchy or Chaos?, George Woodcock (Willimantic, CT: Lysander Spooner, 1991)

The Blood of Dead Poets, Conger Beasley (LaGrande, OR: Wordcraft, 1996)

The Scarlet Q, Michael Ziesing (Willimantic, CT: Lysander Spooner, 1990)

The Magic Deer, Conger Beasley (Union, OR: Wordcraft, 1989)

Beastmarks, A.A. Attanasio (Willimantic, CT: Mark V. Ziesing, 1984)

Free Live Free, Gene Wolfe (Willimantic, CT: Mark V. Ziesing, 1984)

Elizabethan Ireland, James P. Myers, Jr. (Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1983)

MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATIONS:

Ice River (Cove, OR), Vol. #1 (Summer 1987)

Instead of a Magazine (Willimantic, CT), Vol. 7, #41 (Spring 1987); vol. 7, #43 (Fall 1987); vol. 8, #44 (Winter 1988); vol. 9, #46 (Spring 1989); vol. 9, # 47 (Winter 1990); vol. 9, #49 (Fall 1990); vol. 10, #51 (Summer 1991); vol. 11, #53-54 (Spring-Summer 1992); vol. 11, #55-56 (Fall-Winter 1992)

New Pathways (Garland, TX): Vols. #10 (August 1987), #11 (July 1988), #12 (October 1988), #13 (Winter 1988-89), #14 (May 1989), #15 (September 1989), #16 (July 1990), #17 (September 1990), #18 (November 1990), #19 (January 1991)

Science Fiction Eye (Washington, D.C.), Vols. #6 (February 1990), #8 (Winter 1991)

Strange Plasma (Cambridge, MA), Vol. #2 (1990)

ART EXHIBITIONS:

Annual Faculty Exhibition, Penelec Gallery, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA, 1990 to present

October Evenings, Meadville Council on the Arts, Meadville, PA, 2011

Awash in Angels, one-person exhibition, Meadville Fine Art Prints, Meadville, PA, April 2009

Members Show, Meadville Council on the Arts, Meadville, PA, Feb. 2009

Rara Avis, One-person exhibition, Meadville Council on the Arts, May 2005

The War Room, Artists Image Resource Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct.15-16, 2004

October Evenings, Meadville Council on the Arts, Meadville, PA, 2003

October Evenings, Meadville Council on the Arts, Meadville, PA, 2002

Members Show, Meadville Council on the Arts, Meadville, PA, Feb. 2001

October Evenings, Meadville Council on the Arts, Meadville, PA, 1997

One-person show, Café Olé, Edinboro, PA, October 1997

Members’ Show, Meadville Council on the Arts, Meadville, PA, Feb. 1995

“The Subject Is Allegheny”, group exhibition, Pastimes Gallery, Meadville, PA, October, 1993

Meadville Council on the Arts, Summer of Art Exhibition, Meadville, PA, June-July, 1993

“Les Fleurs des Mal”, group exhibition, An Coriean Gallery, Willimantic, CT, May, 1990