Eve Kliman taught Art History in the Fine Arts department for twenty years and she contributed significantly, along with Virgil Burnett and Nancy-Lou Patterson, to integrating art history with studio. Eve began her career at Waterloo as a Lecturer in Fine Arts in March 1974, the same year that Fine Arts became a Department in the Faculty of Arts. After completing her PhD thesis Eugene Delacroix: A Study of Selected Paintings, Watercolours, Pastels, Prints and Drawings of the Feline at the Unversity of Toronto she became an Assistant Professor January 1, 1978 and an Associate Professor in 1987. In 1982 she was awarded the Arthur Kingsley Porter Prize for best article by a young scholar in art history in North America for her paper “Delacroix’s Lions and Tigers: A Link between Man and Nature”. She retired under the Special Early Retirement Program July 1, 1996.
Eve passed away July 27, 2015