Glen Brown

Professor, Art History


Office: Willard 307

Certificate in Arts Management, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2008 Ph.D. Art History, Stanford University, 1991
M.A in Art History, Stanford University, 1990
M.A., Art Criticism, The State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1986
B.A., Art, The Colorado College, 1983


Glen R. Brown is a Professor of Art History. Elected to membership in the International Academy of Ceramics, Geneva, Switzerland, he has written extensively about contemporary and historical ceramics.

His publications have appeared in more than thirty different journals, including Ceramics: Art and Perception; Céramica; American Ceramics; Ceramics Monthly; American Craft; Sculpture; Ceramics Technical; Temperature; Sculpture (Beijing); Ceramic Review; Kerameiki Techni; The NCECA Journal; and World Sculpture News.

In addition to writing about ceramics he has authored many publications on contemporary metalwork, jewelry, and textile art and is a regular contributor to Ornament. Since 2004 he has been an Associate Fellow of the International Quilt Study Center at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. He is an advisory board member for the Cub Creek Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Appomattox, VA and a former treasurer of the Kansas Artist Craftsmen Association.