American Art & Visual Culture; Public Art
B.A., Williams College
Ph.D., Stony Brook University
Professor Wingate’s research interests include public art, and American art and material culture. Her current book project, “At Home with Political Portraits: Photographs of the Domestic Display of United States Presidents,” is in contract.
Dr. Wingate's previous publications include a book on World War I memorial sculpture, Sculpting Doughboys: Memory, Gender, and Taste in America’s World War I Memorials (Ashgate, 2013) and a volume she co-edited with Sierra Rooney and Harriet Senie, Teachable Monuments: Using Public Art to Spark Dialogue and Confront Controversies (Bloomsbury, 2021). The paperback will be released in 2022.
Her articles and essays have appeared in American Art, Woman's Art Journal, Public Art Dialogue, Panorama: Journal of the Association of the Historians of American Art, and Winterthur Portfolio, and in the anthologies, Women & Things: Gendered Material Practices, 1750-1950 (2009), Museums and Public Art? (2018), and The Routledge Companion to Art in the Public Realm (2020). She was co-editor of the journal Public Art Dialogue for four years.
At St. Francis, Professor Wingate teaches art history and American studies and enjoys bringing students to museums, galleries, archives, artists’ estates, artists’ studios, and sites of public art around New York City.