Some recent selected writings…


Alice Lex-Nerlinger 1893-1975: Fotomonteurin und Malerin / Photomontage Artist and Painter. With Das Verborgene Museum. Berlin: Lukas Verlag, 2016.

Have Milk, Will Travel: Adventures in Breastfeeding, ed. Toronto: Demeter Press, 2013.

Mothering Mennonite, ed. with Kerry Fast. Toronto: Demeter Press, 2013.

Reconciling Art and Mothering, ed. Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing, 2012.

Co-author and art editor, Patterns in Western Civilization. Volumes I & II. 4th edition. Boston: Pearson Custom Publishing, 2006.

Journal Articles and Essays in Books/Catalogues

“Presence and Absence in XX/8.” Exhibition catalogue essay. Wichita, KS: Fisch Haus Gallery, 2017, np.

“Experimental Wanderings: A Few Thoughts on Traversing Borders and Boundaries.” Crossing the Line exhibition catalogue. EMU Margaret Martin Gehman Art Gallery, 2017, np.

“Performing the Breastfeeding Body: Lactivism and Art Interventions.” Studies in the Maternal, special issue on The Everyday Maternal Practice: Activist Structures in Creative Work, 8 (2) 14 (2016): 1-15.

With Natalie Loveless et al, “Contemporary Mamactivist Artists: A Forum on Maternal Activist Art,” Studies in the Maternal special issue on The Everyday Maternal Practice: Activist Structures in Creative Work, 8 (2) 15 (2016): 1-63.

“Paternal Loss and Anticipation: An Artist’s Perspective.” In Natal Signs: Cultural Representations of Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting, edited by Nadya Burton. Toronto: Demeter Press, 2015: 321-34.

“Birthing the American Absurd: Maternal Humour in Contemporary Art.” n.paradoxa: international journal of feminist art, vol. 36 (July 2015): 50-58.

“Primary Concerns.” Exhibition catalogue essay for Kevin Mullins: Primary Concerns. Onondaga College Art Gallery, Syracuse NY. 2013, np.

“Visualizing Motherhood: The ‘Memory Work’ of Mother-Artists.” In Motherhood Memoirs: Mothers Creating / Writing Lives, edited by Justine Dymond and Nicole Willey. Toronto: Demeter Press, 2013: 33-47.

“Family Quilt.” In “Maternal Aesthetics: The Surprise of the Real,” special issue of Studies in the Maternal, vol.5, no.1 (Summer 2013).

“Visual Literacies of Mothering.” In Mothering and Literacies, edited by Amanda Richey. Toronto: Demeter Press, 2013: 135-44, plus front cover artwork.

“Integrating the Personal and the Professional: Reflections of a Full-Time Academic Mama in the Early Childhood Years.” In Academic Motherhood in a Post-Second Wave Context: Problems, Strategies, and Possibilities, eds. Andrea O’Reilly and Lynn Hallstein. Toronto: Demeter Press, 2012, pp.286-97.

“The Milk Trucker: The ‘Controversy’ of Breastfeeding and an Artist’s Response.” Journal of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement, vol.3, no.2 (Fall/Winter 2012): 84-92.

“Food: The Medium and the Message.” Museums and Social Issues, vol. 6.2 (Spring/Summer 2012): 91-94.

“Controlled Chaos: A Case Study of Photomontage in Weimar.” In Reworking the German Past: Adaptations in Film, the Arts, and Popular Culture, edited by Jenifer K. Ward and Susan Figge. Rochester: Camden House, 2010, pp.39-56.

“XX/4 Fisch Haus Invitational.” Exhibition catalogue essay. Wichita, KS: Fisch Haus Gallery, 2009 (np).

“Adriane Herman’s Lists.” In Adriane Herman: Checking It Twice. Monuments to Intention / Inquiries into Action. Exhibition catalogue. Rockport, Maine: Center for Maine Contemporary Art, 2008, pp.29-31.

“Representing Motherhood: Reading the Maternal Body in Contemporary Art.” In Amber Kinser (ed.), Mothering in the Third Wave. Toronto: Demeter Press, 2008, 186-198.

“Pregnant Women and Rationalized Workers: Alice Lex’s Anonymous Bodies.” In Michael Cowan and Kai Marcel Sicks (eds.), Leibhaftige Moderne: Körper in Kunst und Massenmedien 1918 bis 1933. Bielefeld: transcript-Verlag, 2005, pp.339-353.


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