Ph.D., History of Art, Ohio State University, 1987
B.A., History of Art, Brigham Young University, 1976
B.A., Italian, Brigham Young University, 1976
(1) Italian Renaissance art
(2) Southern Baroque art and architecture (Italy, Spain, France)
(3) Greek, Etruscan, Roman art and architecture
ART 1010 "Intro to Art"; ARTH 2710 "Survey of Art to the Gothic Period"; ARTH 2720 "Survey of Art from the Renaissance to the Modern Era"; ARTH 3040 "Italian Renaissance Art"; ARTH 3050 "Southern Baroque Art"
Publications & lectures:
Italian Renaissance sculpture, the sculpture of Matteo Civitali, art patronage, art of the city of Lucca, Italy, Etruscan influences on art of the Renaissance, the portraits of early LDS painter, Sutcliffe Maudsley. Numerous professional and public lectures on art history, the censorship of art, issues of art restoration, the art inaccuracies of "The Da Vinci Code", and archival/genealogical research in Italy.
Professional Organizations I am associated with:
Member of the College Art Association, the Renaissance Society of America, the Italian Art Society, and, formerly, the Istituto Storico Lucchese.