Suzanne (Zan) Schuweiler

Associate Professor of Art History Emerita

Dr. Schuweiler retired in May 2017.

Dr. Suzanne Schuweiler’s current interest is site-specific art (including land art and installations) which she researched on a cross country trip in 2015. Her work in recent years has concerned race and representation in the South, on which she has presented papers at academic conferences, including “Sally Mann’s South,” “Racial Politics in Documentary Photography: Carrie Mae Weems’ Critique of the Hampton Album,” “From Slavery to Assimilation: Leigh Richmond Miner’s Sea Island Series, “Racial Currency: Confederate Money and Southern Art,” and “Traversing the Past: Ann Hamilton’s Myein.”

Publications include articles “Sally Mann’s South,” “For Heaven’s Sake: Warhol’s Art as Religious Allegory,” and Blowing Warhol’s Cool, Decoding the Sixties Work (Dissertation.) In addition, she has curated and written catalogs for exhibits including From Fields to Mills: The Art of Margaret Law, Josephine Sibley Couper and Southern Art, The Imaginary World of Helen DuPre Moseley, and Bellwether Belles: Converse Alumnae Artists from the Turn of the Century. 

Dr. Schuweiler has been active in the community, serving on boards of the Spartanburg Art Museum and the Artist’s Guild.