Bonnie Noble

Associate Professor, Art History
Rowe 214

Research and Publications 

Book, Published Lucas Cranach the Elder: Art and Devotion of the German Reformation     University Press of America, 2009.

Book, In Progress “Love and Death: The Curious Virgins of Hans Baldung Grien” Articles, Published in Peer Reviewed Journals “Love and Death: The Curious Virgins of Hans Baldung Grien”

Proceedings of the Hawaii International  Humanities Conference, 2009  

“The Wittenberg Altarpiece and the Image of Identity.” Reformation 11 (2006): 79-129.

“Law and Gospel: Scripture, Truth, and Pictorial Rhetoric.” Southeastern College Art Conference Review 14, no 4 (2004): 314-332.         

“From Vision to Testimony: Cranach’s Weimar Altarpiece.” Reformation and Renaissance Review 5, no. 2 (2003): 135-165.     

“A Virgin’s Work is Never Done: The Madonna Panels of the Cranach Workshop.

” Maria: a Journal of Marian Studies 3, no. 2 (2003): 168-200.

“‘[A] work in which the angels are wont to rejoice’: Lucas Cranach’s Schneeberg Altarpiece.” Sixteenth Century Journal 34, no. 3 (2003): 1011-1037.       

“‘Laud and love her simply’: Lucas Cranach the Elder’s Madonna in the North Carolina Museum of Art.” Southern Quarterly 40, no. 4 (2002): 4-20.

Awards, Honors, and Grants

Awards and Honors

Harold J. Grimm Prize, October 2004

Offered by the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference for the best article published in the previous year in the field of Reformation Germany


UNC Charlotte Research Leave, August - December 2008     

National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellowship, June 2003 – May 2004     

UNC Charlotte Junior Faculty Summer Fellowship, June - August 2003     

UNC Charlotte Junior Faculty Summer Fellowship, June - August 2001

UNC Charlotte Junior Faculty Summer Fellowship, June - August 2000

Northwestern University Dissertation Year Research Grant, September – June 1997

Haakon Fellowship, Southern Methodist University, 1997 (declined)

German Academic Exchange Service Dissertation Research Grant, January – December 1995

Samuel H. Kress Foundation Travel Grant, January - December 1995

Northwestern University Graduate School University Scholar, 1994-1995


University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Associate Professor, July 1999 - present

Art Appreciation; Art History Survey I and II; Introduction to Asian Art; Italian Renaissance Art; Northern Renaissance Art; Northern Baroque Art; Medieval Art; Gothic Art; Summer study abroad in Greece, Italy, and Turkey

DePaul University, Visiting Adjunct Professor, January 1999 - May 1999

Principles of Art History; Italian and Northern Renaissance Art; Medieval Art

Northwestern University, Instructor, August - December 1994; January 1996 - August 1998

Introduction to European Art; Northern Renaissance Art; Northern Baroque Art; Introduction to Visual Culture;

Northwestern University Independent Study, Summer 1998;     

Supervision of an Internship at Sotheby’s,

Chicago Northwestern University, Teaching Assistant, September 1992 - June 1994

Introduction to European Art; Introduction to Asian Art; Introduction to Visual Culture; Northern Baroque Art

University of Pennsylvania, Teaching Assistant, January - May 1990; January - May 1991 History of Photography; Introduction to European Art