Amy Torbert is the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Assistant Curator of American Art at the Saint Louis Art Museum. At the time of filming, she held a Jeannette D. Black Memorial Fellowship at the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University. She received her Ph.D. in art history from the University of Delaware. Her dissertation examines the business of publishing prints in the eighteenth-century British Empire. She has held research fellowships at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, National Portrait Gallery, and American Antiquarian Society, and curatorial fellowships at the Yale University Art Gallery and Philadelphia Museum of Art. She has published essays in Common-Place.org, Perspective: actualité en histoire de l’art, and the Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin.
Torbert’s videos are used in this Choices Program curriculum unit:
The American Revolution: Experiences of Rebellion