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Katherine Ruckle

Katherine (she/her/hers) is a first generation college student who recieved her B.F.A in Art History from Northern Kentucky University in 2017 and her M.A. in Art History from American University in 2019. She has interned with Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati and with the Education Departments for the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. and the Walters Museum in Baltimore, MD. She has recieved first prize for an Outstanding Paper by a Graduate Student at the Robyn Rafferty Student Research Conference and was distinguished with the Honorable Mention for the Garrard-Broude Prize for Feminist Art History at American University. She is deeply interested in how and why Renaissance Art is referenced in Visual Culture today and has written on diverse topics such as night painting, the politicization of light, cis-female hirsutism, Renaissance contraception and prophylactics, and both European and African witch hunting.