Art History

Rooftop view of what appears to be a European cathedral



Degrees offered through the Art History program include:



Art History Program

Art History classes increase the student's understanding of art, cultures, and societies. Art History inquires into the relationship between visual images and the personal, social, and historical issues that shape culture.



Selected Student Work




 The UAF Rasmuson Library and the UA Museum of the North provide resources for historical research and curatorial investigations.




Student Clubs





Zoë Marie Jones

Zoë Marie Jones

Assistant Professor of Art History


On Sabbatical for AY22-23

Mareca Guthrie

Mareca Guthrie

Associate Professor

University of Alaska Museum of the North

Mareca has been with the museum since 2008. She was born and raised in Fairbanks with many years abroad in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, France, Germany and Spain. She studied studio art and art history in Hills Road Sixth Form College in Cambridge and graduated with a degree in Studio Art from Carleton College in 2003 and an MFA from California Institute for the Arts (CalArts) in Los Angeles, CA in 2007.

Jessica Zaydak

Adjunct Instructor in Art History