Kathryn Brush

Kathryn Brush
OccupationArt historian
Spouse(s)
John Shearman
(m. 1998, d. 2003)
Academic background
EducationB.A., Art History and German, McMaster University
M.A., PhD., Art History, Brown University
The West Choir Screen at Mainz Cathedral: Studies in Program, Patronage and Meaning (1987)
Academic work
DisciplineArt history
InstitutionsUniversity of Western Ontario
Main interestsmedieval art and architecture

Kathryn Louise Brush FRSC is a Canadian art historian. She is a distinguished professor of art history at the University of Western Ontario, and was the first visual arts professor from the University of Western Ontario to be named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Education

Brush attended McMaster University while majoring in modern languages and literature. She spent two years studying in Canada before spending her third year in Europe at the University of Poitiers and the University of Göttingen. Following this, she changed her major to Art History and German for her Bachelor of Arts at McMaster University and subsequently earned her MA and PhD in Art History at Brown University.[1] Her PhD dissertation from Brown University was titled The West Choir Screen at Mainz Cathedral: Studies in Program, Patronage and Meaning.[2]

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