Professor of Fine Arts and Renaissance Art History with almost 20 years teaching experience in various universities in Florence.
A Fullbright scholar to Florence, he obtained his PhD from Washington University with specialisations in Greek and Roman sculpture and Italian Renaissance art. A professional artist as well, he has several permanent frescoes, paintings and sculptures in the centre of Florence other cities in Italy and in Australia. Expert in traditional Renaissance drawing, painting and sculpting techniques, he has appeared in various TV productions on Renaissance art such as the BBC special on the colour Blue and a recent documentary on the life of Leonardo.
Ph.D Washington University, St. Louis, MO. Renaissance Art History
MA Syracuse University, Florence, Italy, Renaissance Art History
BA Nazareth College, Art History, Italian, Fine Arts
Fulbright Scholar, Florence, Italy
Dissertation Fellowship, Washington University
Syracuse University Florence Fellowship
Casa Italiana Scholarship - Casa Italiana, Nazareth College of Rochester, NY
2007 – Present
2001 – 2013
2011 – Present
British Institute, Florence, Italy, Lecturer in Art History, Fine Arts - Instructor
New York University, Florence, Italy - Professor of Art History and Fine Arts - Painting and Drawing
University of Buckingham, England, Lecturer, Professor of Fine Arts and Art History, Florence, Italy
Nazareth College - Professor of Art History/Fine Art Summer Program
Stanford University, Florence, Italy - Professor of Painting
University of Bristol, England, Lecturer in Art History in Florence, Italy
Smith College, Florence, Italy - Professor of Painting and Drawing, Art History
Institute of Fine and Liberal Arts, Florence, Italy Professor of Art History, Painting and Drawing, Artist in residence
American Heritage Association Siena Program - Professor of Art History
Washington University, Florence, Italy - Professor of Art History
California State University in Florence - Professor of Art History
University of Michigan Summer Program, Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, Italy - Professor of Art History
Syracuse University in Florence Lecturer in Art History
“The Palazzo Massimo in Rome. Republican and Imperial sculpture,” - Lecture tour of Rome, Nazareth College.
“A history of art in three colours,” BBC - documentary on the color blue. Interview and demonstration of ancient technique of how to make lapis lazuli pigment. Florence. (Broadcast July 2012)
BBC documentary on the life of Leonardo, interview and demonstration of Leonardo’s use of silverpoint, Florence. (Broadcast September 2012)
“Images of crime and punishment in medieval art: The Palazzo Pubblico in Siena.” Lecture tour in Siena for London Barrister’s group.
“Albertian perspective: How one-point perspective is constructed.” Lecture. Richmond University, Florence, Italy.
“Classical Rome: Monuments of the empire.” Lecture tour of ancient Rome. New York University.
“The body of Christ: Images of Christ from the middle ages to the Renaissance.” British Institute, Florence, Italy.
“Fresco painting from antiquity to the Renaissance.” New York University, New York.
“The history and technique of fresco painting.” World President’s Organization, Florence lecture series, Florence.
“Saint Francis of Assisi.” Lecture tour of Assisi. American Heritage Association: University of Oregon.
“The History and technique of fresco painting.” Penn State University, Florence, Italy.
“The Technique of fresco painting.” Hobart and William Smith College, Pietrasanta, Italy.
“History of fresco painting from antiquity to the Renaissance.” University of Giorgia, Cortona, Italy.
“Michelangelo’s David.” World President’s Organization, Florence Lecture series, Florence.
“Signs, symbols and iconography of Renaissance Art.” Casa Italian Lecture series, Nazareth College.
“The Formation of the artist: Michelangelo as Renaissance Apprentice.” Florence Academy of Art, Florence.
“Renaissance Drawings: Materials and Techniques.” Memorial Art Gallery Visions Lecture, Rochester, NY.
“Michelangelo and the Model Book” Paper given at the Midwest Art History Society Conference, St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO.
“A Reconstruction of the Riace Bronzes.” Paper given at the Midwest Art History Society Conference, Art Institute of Chicago.
“Michelangelo’s Slaves in the Grotta Grande in the Boboli Gardens, ” Syracuse University Florence Fellow Graduate Symposium,
Villa Rossa, Florence
Italian (fluent), Spanish, German
Sculptor and painter with studio in San Frediano, Florence, Italy with several permanent sculptures, frescoes and paintings in the city center
Sbandieratore for the Bandierai degli Uffizi and Corteo Storico della Repubblica di Firenze (Official flagwaiver for the historic procession of the Government of Florence)
Susan Madocks Lister, British Institute, Florence, email@example.com
Dr. Mosette Broderick, New York University, New York. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ron Netsky, Professor of Fine Arts, Nazareth College of Rochester, Rochester, New York. email@example.com