Corey PiperBA, Art History, University of South Carolina
MA, Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University
Corey studies nineteenth-century American art. His dissertation project, Animal Pursuits: Hunting and the Visual Arts in Nineteenth-Century America, traces the ways in which representations of hunting functioned across diverse areas of nineteenth-century life, including the natural sciences, Western expansion, and refined urban recreation. His research has been supported by fellowships from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Corey previously served as curatorial associate for the Mellon and European collections at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and has published research on a variety of topics including British sporting prints, taxidermy, and Édouard Manet.