Cyle Metzger

M.A. Art History, UC Riverside, 2015.
M.F.A. Studio Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Mount Royal School, 2010.
B.A. Bennington College, Liberal Arts, 2008.
Cyle Metzger

Cyle Metzger is a PhD candidate at Stanford University, and he will defended his dissertation titled "Deep Cuts: Transgender History in American Art after World War II" in the Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University in May of 2021. He is also a 2020-2021 Predoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and was a 2019-2020 Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellow in American Art. Research for his dissertation has been further supported by a Getty Research Institute Library Grant, a Phil Zwickler Memorial Research Grant at the Cornell University Library Rare and Manuscripts Collections, and a Don Kelly Research Fellowship at the Cushing Library at Texas A&M University among other generous grants and fellowships. Cyle's article ‘Envisioning Non-Binary Gender: The Art of Forrest Bess,’ which is based on his first chapter, will appear in the Archives of American Art Journal 61(1). He also co-edited the August 2020 issue of the Journal of Visual Culture "New Work in Transgender Art and Visual Culture Studies," with Dr. Kristin Ringelberg, and he is a contributing author to the second edition of Art and Queer Culture, which was published by Phaidon in 2019.



Research Interests

Field of Interest
Art and Architectural History; Gender and Sexuality Studies