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Virginia Soenksen 

Department: Madison Art Collection 

Areas of expertise:

  • Museums
  • Japanese art
  • Japanese culture 

Soenksen teaches ARTH 495 – Internship in Art History, ARTH 205 – Survey of Art History I, ARTH 205 – Survey of Art History II, ARTH 425 - Early Modern to Contemporary Japanese Art History, HUM 252 – Japanese Humanities. 

Soenksen’s research focuses on Japanese art history, particularly textiles. 

Soenksen earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology at the University of Mary Washington and a master's degree in Art History at Tufts University, and has worked at the Ringling Museum, the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture, the Fralin Museum of Art, and the Frist Art Museum.

Media contact: Eric Gorton, gortonej@jmu.edu, 540-908-1760.

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