Kelly Donahue-Wallace facing forward, head-and-shoulders, long brown hair

Kelly Donahue-Wallace

Professor, Art History
Department of Art History

Art Building, Room 216

Kelly Donahue-Wallace teaches Latin American art, early modern European art, and the history of prints. Her research addresses Spanish and Latin American 18th-century prints. Her expertise includes Spanish and Mexican 18th-century prints, Spanish colonial art, and art history pedagogy.

About Dr. Donahue-Wallace

Kelly Donahue-Wallace earned her Ph.D. in art history from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N.M., in 2000 and came immediately to UNT. She is currently a professor of art history in the CVAD Department of Art History and previously served as the founding coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies Program. She teaches Latin American art, early modern European art, and the history of prints, and she wrote and manages the department's 1000- and 2000-level online classes.

Donahue-Wallace's research has two threads: Mexican 18th-century prints and art history pedagogy. She is the co-author of Living with Art (13th edition) from McGraw Hill and 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. Donahue-Wallace publishes her research in such journals as Print Quarterly (U.K.), The Americas, Colonial Latin American Review, Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos, and Anales del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas (Mexico). Donahue-Wallace has received 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.

By Dr. Donahue-Wallace

2023: "Living with Art," 13th edition, co-authored with Mark Getlein

2021: Localizando a la red de grabadores novohispanos. Tras los pasos de Ignacio García de las Prietas.


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