Art and Art History

Faculty and Staff

Art History

Dr. John Myers- Emeritus Associate Professor

Dr. John Myers


Ph.D. University of Delaware, Art History

M..A. University of Wisconsin Madison, Art History

B.A. Hobart College

American Art
Italian Renaissance


Dr. John Walker Myers, emeritus associate professor of art history, came to UNCW in 1980 as the sole art historian on staff. He served as chair of the department of art, music, and theatre from 1990-1996, and as associate director of the honors scholars program from 2002-2006. Dr. Myers was instrumental in creating the art history program and establishing the digital image database for the department. He was also honored in 2005 with the establishment of The John Walker Myers Scholarship in Art History.

Dr. Myers has published scholarly articles and essays on the visual arts in southeastern North Carolina, American landscape painter, Aaron Draper Shattuck, and Wilmington artist, Minnie Evans. In retirement, he continues an interest in scholarship and part-time teaching.