Interview with Matthew Bailey, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith Gallery Director

Matthew Bailey, PhD earned his doctorate in art history from Washington University St. Louis in 2014. After teaching at the college level for a few years, he took the position as Gallery Director and Assistant Professor in the Department of Art & Design at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith in 2021. Matt brings to this position significant experience in museum management gained through numerous fellowships and internships including those at Smithsonian American Art Museum and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.