Art History/Woman and Gender Studies Double Major, Creative Writing Minor
Nina Kay is a senior Art History/Women and Gender Studies double-major at Hope College minoring in Creative Writing. Kay received the Stephenson First-Year Writing Prize for her essay on the artist Janelle Monae and Black Feminism, and The Arts and Humanities Dean Award for her essay on Alice in Wonderland and neuro diversities. Kay is also the founder and President of Hope College's Women's Empowerment Organization. Dr. Heidi E. Kraus is Associate Professor of Art History and the Director of The De Pree Gallery at Hope College, specializing in art from the Early Modern through Contemporary periods. She co-authored with Nicholas K. Rauh A Short History of the Ancient World, published by The University of Toronto Press in 2017, and is published in Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture (Vols. 44 and 48) and Art Inquiries (formerly the SECAC Review). Her current teaching and research focuses on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century iconography in contemporary French visual culture.