Kelly Donahue-Wallace


Art History
Job Overview: 
Dr. Donahue-Wallace teaches Latin American art, European early modern art, and the history of prints. Her research addresses Spanish and Latin American 18th-century prints.
Contact Information
ART 216
Areas of Expertise: 
Spanish and Mexican 18th-century prints; Spanish colonial art; art history pedagogy

Kelly Donahue-Wallace received her Ph.D. in art history from the University of New Mexico in 2000 and came immediately to UNT.  She is currently professor of art history in the Department of Art Education and Art History and founding coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies Program. Dr. Donahue-Wallace teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Latin American art, the history of prints, and European early modern art. She is also the author of the department’s award-winning online courses Art and Business, the award-winning Art Appreciation for Non-Majors and the award-winning Art History Survey I.

Dr. Donahue-Wallace’s research addresses the history of prints in 18th-century Spain and Mexico and the function of prints in the colonial context.  Dr. Donahue-Wallace is the author of Jeronimo Antonio Gil and the Spirit of the Spanish Enlightenment (University of New Mexico Press, 2016) and Art and Architecture of Viceregal Latin America 1521-1821 (University of New Mexico Press, 2008) and co-editor of Teaching Art History with New Technologies: Reflections and Case Studies (Cambridge Scholars, 2008).  Dr. Donahue-Wallace also has published in the journals Print Quarterly, The Americas, Colonial Latin American Review, Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos, Tiempos de América (Spain), Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas (Mexico), and Aurora.  Dr. Donahue-Wallace has been the recipient of a research fellowship from Spain's Program for Cultural Cooperation, a Humanities Texas grant, a Fulbright-García Robles Fellowship, the Bernardo Mendel Visiting Faculty Fellowship from Indiana University, a Telecommunications Infrastructure grant, and many UNT faculty grants.