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.

EDUCATION:

1999

1993

1991

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

AWARDS/HONORS:

1996-97

1994-95

1993

1989-90

Fulbright Scholar, Florence, Italy

Dissertation Fellowship, Washington University

Syracuse University Florence Fellowship

Casa Italiana Scholarship - Casa Italiana, Nazareth College of  Rochester, NY

PROFESSIONAL:

2007 – Present

2001 – 2013

2011 – Present

2001- 2012

2010-2012

2008-2011

2006-2009

2001-2007

1999-2003

1999-2000

1998-1999

1998-1999

1997-1998

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

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES:

2012

2012

 

2012

 

2011

2010

2010

2008

2006

2004

2002

2000

1998

1998

1997

1996

1995

1995

1995

 

1994

 

1992

“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

LANGUAGES:

Italian (fluent), Spanish, German

 

ACTIVITIES:

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)

 

REFERENCES:

Susan Madocks Lister, British Institute, Florence, susan.madockslister@gmail.com

Dr. Mosette Broderick, New York University, New York. mosetteremine@yahoo.com

Ron Netsky, Professor of Fine Arts, Nazareth College of Rochester, Rochester, New York. rnetsky4@naz.edu

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