Donna M. Cassidy is Professor of American & New England Studies and Art History
at the University of Southern Maine. Her articles on early twentieth-century American art
and culture have appeared in Smithsonian Studies in American Art, American Art Journal,
Winterthur Portfolio, and numerous anthologies and exhibition catalogues. She is the
author of Painting the Musical City: Jazz and Cultural Identity in American Art,
1910-1940 (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997) and Marsden Hartley: Race, Region, and
Nation (University Press of New England, 2005). A scholar of New England art, she served
as editor for the art section of the Encyclopedia of New England (Yale University Press,
2005. She also have presented numerous lectures at events sponsored by the Maine
Humanities Council, Maine Historical Society, Portland Museum of Art, Farnsworth Art
Museum, and other regional organizations. Her new research projects are Ex-centric
Expatriates: American Modernist Artists in Provence, a book-in-progress, and Beyond the
Northern Border: U.S. Artists in Quebec and Atlantic Canada 1890-1940, an exhibition that
she will guest curate for the Portland Museum of Art in fall 2013. 

Articles

Books

Marsden Hartley: Race, Region, and Nation, Faculty & Staff Books (2005)
 

Contributions to Books

The Invisibility of Race and Modernist Representation: Marsden Hartley's North Atlantic Folk, Seeing High and Low: Representing Social Conflict in American Visual Culture (2006)
 

Marsden Hartley, Encyclopedia of New The encyclopedia of New England : the culture and history of an American region (2005)
 

Modernism and New England Art, The encyclopedia of New England : the culture and history of an American region (2005)
 

Overview: Art, The encyclopedia of New England : the culture and history of an American region (2005)
 

Picturing Place: Portland and the Visual Arts, Creating Portland: History and Place in Northern New England (2005)
 

Presentations

Other

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Afternoon Panel Discussion (with Richard E. Meyer, Wendy Bellion, Elizabeth Hutchinson, and Huey Copeland), Colby College Museum of Art Digital Archive (2009)
 

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Moderator's Comments (Afternoon Session), Colby College Museum of Art Digital Archive (2009)
 

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Moderator's Comments (Morning Session), Colby College Museum of Art Digital Archive (2009)
 

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Morning Panel Discussion (with Rachael DeLue, David M. Lubin, and Angela Miller), Colby College Museum of Art Digital Archive (2009)