Head of Art History
School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
Lisa is an art historian specialising in early modern art, particularly northern Europe during the sixteenth century. Her core areas of research investigate Renaissance portraiture, including courtly image-making practices and representations of gender and power, humanism and the visual arts, images of warfare, and intersections between early modern European art and natural history.
- My Research
- Grants and Funding
- Professional Activities
Northern Renaissance art and visual culture (1400-1600)
Portraiture (cultural identities and representations of faces and bodies)
Art and war
Art and natural history
Art censorship and iconoclasm
Date Position Institution name 2018 - 2020 Head of Department University of Adelaide 2018 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide 2008 - 2017 Lecturer University of Adelaide
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2018 Fellowship Renaissance Society of America (RSA) Samuel H. Kress Fellowship University of Toronto Canada 5,000 2009 Teaching Award Certificate for Outstanding Student Feedback in Learning and Teaching University of Adelaide — —
Language Competency French Can read
Date Institution name Country Title — The University of Melbourne Australia PhD
Year Citation 2020 O’Connell, J., Dabrowa, B., Firth, J., Mansfield, L., Paterson, F., Sawicki, M., & Vearing, E. (2020). AICCM special interest groups—key issues for the twenty-first century. AICCM Bulletin, 41(1), 35-44.
2019 Barbour, K., & Mansfield, L. (2019). Intersections between corporeal performance and distributed digital audiences: Casey Jenkins and remediated artistic practice. TDR/The Drama Review, 63(1), 125-140.
2003 Mansfield, L. (2003). The Most Charismatic King: Nascent Celebrity in the French Renaissance. Refractory, 3, 1-12.
Year Citation 2021 Mansfield, L. (2021). Portraiture. In E. Griffey (Ed.), Early Modern Court Culture (1st ed.). Routledge. 2021 Mansfield, L. (2021). Portraiture. In E. Griffey (Ed.), Early Modern Court Culture (1st ed.). Routledge. 2020 Mansfield, L. (2020). Mary Beale: Pioneer of Portraiture. In A. Aitken, I. Crombie, M. Patty, M. Quirk, & M. Russell-Cook (Eds.), She Persists: Perspectives on Women in Art & Design (pp. 18-25). Melbourne, Vic., Australia: National Gallery of Victoria. 2020 Mansfield, L. (2020). Mary Beale: Pioneer of Portraiture. In A. Aitken, I. Crombie, M. Patty, M. Quirk, & M. Russell-Cook (Eds.), She Persists: Perspectives on Women in Art & Design (pp. 18-25). Melbourne, Vic., Australia: National Gallery of Victoria. 2019 Mansfield, L. (2019). Lustrous Virtue: Eleanor of Austria's Jewels and Gems as Composite Cultural Identity and Affective Maternal Agency. In E. Griffey (Ed.), Sartorial Politics in Early Modern Europe Fashioning Women (pp. 93-114). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. 2018 Mansfield, L. (2018). Portraits of Eleanor of Austria: From Invisible to Inimitable French Queen Consort. In S. Broomhall (Ed.), Women and Power at the French Court, 1483-1563 (pp. 173-208). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
2017 Mansfield, L. (2017). The grand design of Francis I and his northern image-makers, Jan van Scorel. In L. Fagnart, & I. Lecocq (Eds.), Arts et artistes du Nord à la cour de Francois Ier (pp. 187-204). Paris: Editions Picard. 2015 Mansfield, L. (2015). Face-to-face with the "Flanders Mare": Fama and Hans Holbein the Younger's portrait of Anne of Cleves. In C. Walker, & K. Kerr (Eds.), 'Fama' and her sisters: Gossip and rumour in early modern Europe (1 ed., pp. 115-135). Belgium: Brepols Publishers.
2008 Mansfield, L. (2008). The royal art of conjugal discord : a satirical double portrait of Francis I and Eleanor of Austria. In M. Cassidy-Welch, & P. Sherlock (Eds.), Practices of Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe (pp. 117-136). Belgium: Brepols.
Year Citation 2013 Mansfield, L. (2013). The Representation of Artefacts in Second Life: interaction, imagination, interpretation, innovation.. In P. Krutisch, & G. U. Großmann (Eds.), The challenge of the object: 33rd congress of the International Committee of the History of Art (CIHA). Vol. 3 (pp. 817-820). Nuremberg: VErlag des Germanischen Nationalmuseum GNM Museum Press.
Curated or Produced Public Exhibition or Events
Year Citation 2009 Messenger, J., & Mansfield, L. (2009). Making Nature: Masters of European Landscape Art (No. Of Pieces: Three catalogue entries for Dutch seventeenth-century landscape paintings.) [Exhibition]. Adelaide: Art Gallery of South Australia.
Category 1 research
2018-2020: ARC Discovery Project. "Gendering the Italian Wars, 1494-1559." Chief Investigators: Susan Broomhall (UWA); Carolyn James (Monash); Lisa Mansfield.
International research fellowship
2017: Renaissance Society of America, Kress Fellowship for Art History. "Humanism and Portraiture: Jan van Scorel and the Ethics of Image-Making." Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, University of Toronto.
2012: The Ian Potter Foundation. Overseas conference attendance.
2001: University of Melbourne. Graduate Research in Arts Travel Scheme.
Teaching and Learning grants
2010: University of Adelaide. "Art History Online." Cathy Speck and Lisa Mansfield.
2009: University of Adelaide. "Creating a Virtual Gallery" Cathy Speck and Lisa Mansfield.
1998: University of Melbourne. APA (Australian Postgraduate Award - with stipend)
Available in 2019
ARTH 1001 Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture
ARTH 7001 Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture
ARTH 7001OL Introduction to Art History and Visual Culture (online)
ARTH 2004OL Contemporary Australian Art (online)
ARTH 7016OL Contemporary Australian Art (online)
ARTH 3003 Art and Enlightenment
ARTH 7004 Art and Englightenment
ARTH 7004OL Art and Enlightenment (online)
ARTH 7002OL The Work of Art in Context (online)
ARTH 3002 Art History Research Project: Digital Curation (Major Capstone)
ARTH 7003 Art History Research Project: Digital Curation
ARTH 7003OL Art History Research Project: Digital Curation (online)
Unavailable in 2019
ARTH 2000 Northern Renaissance Art
ARTH 3001 Art Against Society: Censorship and Iconoclasm
ARTH 5204EX European Art: Renaissance to Revolutions (online)
ARTH 5217EX Portraiture and Power (online)
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2018 Co-Supervisor Collaboration in Photographic Art Works (Sophie Calle and Mathieu Briand) Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Debra Anne Hoadley 2016 Principal Supervisor The Contemporary Nude in The Digital Age Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Ms Alexandra Mowbray
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2017 - 2019 Co-Supervisor Of Broken Trees and Elephant Ivories: curating and performing twelve piano works inspired by the legacy of pianos in colonial Australia. A portfolio of recorded performances and exegesis. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Gabriella Smart 2011 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Gestural Abstraction in Australian Art 1947-1963: Repositioning the Work of Albert Tucker Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Carol Ann Gilchrist 2011 - 2016 Co-Supervisor The Metaphor of Perspective Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Fiona May O'Brien 2010 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Beings of Nature and Reason: Mythological Masculinities in Early 18th-Century French Art and Visual Culture Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Dr Melanie Ann Cooper
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2017 - 2018 Representative Art Association of Australia and New Zealand Executive Committee University of Adelaide Australia 2015 - ongoing Member Learning and Teaching Committee University of Adelaide Australia
Date Role Membership Country 2018 - ongoing Member ANZAMEMS (Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies) Australia 2016 - ongoing Member Renaissance Society of America United States 2016 - ongoing Member Historians of Netherlandish Art Netherlands
Date Office Name Institution Country 2018 - 2020 Head of Department, Art History University of Adelaide Australia 2015 - 2016 Acting Head Department of Art History University of Adelaide Australia 2015 - 2016 Postgraduate Coordinator Art History University of Adelaide Australia 2015 - 2016 Acting Coordinator Graduate Program Art History (PGCW) University of Adelaide Australia
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