Judy Bullington

Member, NASAD Board of Directors
Elected October 2015, term ends October 2018

Judy Bullington is a Professor of Art History and Chair of the Department of Art at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Her awards include a Fulbright to teach American art at Tartu University in Estonia, a Winterthur Research Fellowship, and an NEH Summer Institute grant to study the nineteenth-century material culture of New York at the Bard Graduate Center for Decorative Arts. In 2015 she was honored with the first Faculty Scholarship Award at Belmont University. Her previous experience includes serving as the Acting Dean of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. Prior to entering her career as a fulltime art historian and arts administrator, Professor Bulllington was a practicing textile artist.

Professor Bullington has published articles on women artists and the intersections of art and travel literature in the American Art Journal, Woman’s Art Journal, Prospects, Nineteenth Century Studies, and The Gazette Des Beaux Arts among others. Most recently, a book chapter on “Cultivating Meaning—The Chinese Manner in Early American Gardens,” appeared in Global Trade and Visual Arts in Federal New England (2014). Her current research is focused on a book-length project Ordering Nature – Early American Artists & Their Gardening Patrons, 1760-1830.

Professor Bullington earned a Ph.D. in American Art History from Indiana University at Bloomington. Her service to NASAD includes participation as an Annual Meeting presenter.
Posted October 2015