Lindsay Leard-Coolidge

Art Historian

Lindsay Leard-Coolidge is an art historian specializing in late nineteenth century European and American art. She earned a PhD at Columbia University and was awarded the Reid Hall Fellowship, the Samuel H. Kress Fellowship in the History of Art, and the Chester Dale Fellowship in the Department of Prints and Photographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Before arriving at Northeastern, she worked as curator in the Department of Prints at the Museum of Modern Art, where she organized an exhibition on “Color Prints From France: 1890-1910.” Her most recent book, A Sense of Place: Painters of Matunuck, Rhode Island 1873-1941, won the South County Independent Golden Anchor Award in 2011. In addition to teaching at Northeastern, she is active on the Board of Governors of the Colby College Museum of Art; the Board of Directors of the Graduate School of Arts and Science Alumni Association, Columbia University; and the Advisory Committee of the M.I.T. List Visual Arts Center.

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