Claire Daigle

Associate Professor; MA Director; History and Theory of Contemporary Art Department Chair
Administration - Department Chairs

Claire Daigle, PhD is an Associate Professor in History and Theory of Contemporary Art, and has served in various administrative roles at SFAI since 2010. A writer, art historian, and critic, her work has appeared in New Art Examiner, X-tra, Art Papers, Sculpture, Brooklyn Rail, and Tate, etc. She was a Fellow in Critical Studies at the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program and earned her PhD in art history from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her dissertation, Reading Barthes/Writing Twombly, was received with distinction. Her interests form a constellation around word and image relationships (between theory and practice, experience and verbal articulation—particularly as related to color; documentation; archival and everyday practices; contemporary literature and art; and among marks, script, and signs)