Join us for Fall Open House - Oct. 15 and Nov. 18
This event will feature programming for our undergraduate, graduate, and Threshold programs. A vibrant campus community and access to endless opportunities—Lesley has it all. It's where student cohorts become lifelong catalysts, solving for today's complexities with full hearts and open minds.

Stuart Steck

Assistant Professor

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For the past two decades, Stuart Steck has worked as both a curator and academic. Although he was originally trained in the field of decorative arts, his current interests focus on postwar art and critical theory. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses with us since 1998, and is currently the Director of Integrated Studies.

Stuart has held faculty positions at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brown University, Boston University and Suffolk University. He currently serves as the president of the Visual Culture Consortium, Boston and produced the Short Attention Span Digital Video Festival from 2007-2011. Over the years, Steck has received research grants from the Henry Luce Foundation, the Pittsburgh Foundation and the Boston University Humanities Foundation. He received his BA in History from Cornell University and his PhD in Art History from Boston University.


“The Book House: Redefining Space, Form, and Experience,” in Spatial Practice (Singapore: Oro Editions, 2009)

“Coming Full Circle: Ellsworth Kelly and Boston, Then and Now,” in Ellsworth Kelly: Recent Prints (Boston: Boston University Art Gallery, 1998)