Tiffany Johnson Bidler

Faculty Profiles

Tiffany Johnson Bidler

Associate Professor
Department Chair
Film Studies



PhD, University of Minnesota
MA, University of Minnesota
BA, Vassar College

Research Interests 

  • Contemporary art
  • American art
  • Performance studies
  • Film

Courses Recently Taught 

  • ART 142: Introduction to film history and analysis
  • ART 241: Art history survey I
  • ART 242: Art history survey II
  • ART 345: Modern art: 1800-1945
  • ART 350: After modern art: 1945-1990
  • ART 352: Contemporary art
  • ART 371: Performance, art, and identity

Professional Experience 

  • Saint Mary's College, Moreau Art Galleries, director, 2012-2015

Creative and Scholarly Work 

  • “Suicide and Survival in the Work of Kara Walker.” Women’s Studies Quarterly (Spring 2016).
  • “Ornament’s Performance of Parergonality in the Engraving of Anton Würth.” Word and Image.