Art History and Studio Art News

The Art of Cooking: JCU Alumna Brooke Parkhurst

Brooke Parkhurst is a JCU study abroad alumna from Pensacola, Florida. She attended Davidson College in North Carolina and during her junior year (2000-2001), she studied for two semesters at John Cabot University. Brooke is a chef, food writer, and cooking instructor.  Why did you decide to study abroad at [...]

John Cabot University Welcomes Inaugural Class of MA in Art History

John Cabot University welcomed the inaugural class of its new Master of Arts (MA) degree program in Art History this fall.

Meet Professor Lila Yawn, Director of MA in Art History

Professor Lila Yawn teaches Art History at JCU and is Director of the MA in Art History. She specializes in the history of medieval art in Italy.

Professor Serafino Amato Presents Exhibit False Finzioni

From Tuesday, September 5 to Saturday, September 9, JCU photography professor Serafino Amato will present the exhibit False Finzioni (Fake Fictions).

Interacting with a Work of Art: Students Integrate Culture and Technology

Students of the “Management and Digitalization of Cultural Heritage” course launched a project that integrates cultural heritage with new technologies.

JCU Welcomes Vittoria Cimino, Director of the Vatican Museums Conservator’s Office

The students of John Cabot University’s Continuing Education program “Management and Digitalization of Cultural Heritage” welcomed Vittoria Cimino, Director of the Vatican Museums Conservator’s Office.

JCU Welcomes Antonella Magagnini, Director of Rome’s Capitoline Museums

Antonella Magagnini, Director of the Capitoline Museums, shared her professional experience with the students of JCU’s Continuing Education Program “Management and Digitalization of Cultural Heritage.”

Professor Lila Yawn Interviewed for Documentary on Kentridge’s Frieze

John Cabot University art history professor Lila Yawn was recently interviewed for an Italian documentary on Triumphs and Laments, by renowned South African artist William Kentridge.

Digital Photography Students to Be Featured in ChRomatica Arts Festival

Students of Professor Paolo Soriani’s Digital Photography class will present their works at ChRomatica – Il Festival delle Arti e dei Colori.

John Cabot University Announces 2017 Student Award Winners

On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, John Cabot University students, faculty and staff gathered in the Aula Magna for the annual Student Awards Ceremony.

Criminals Without Borders: the Illicit Antiquities Trade

On March 21, 2017 the Department of Art History and Studio Art hosted a lecture by Lynda Albertson, CEO of the Association for Research into Crimes against Art (ARCA).

Professor Anna Tuck-Scala Interviewed for Web Series on Raphael

JCU Professor Anna Tuck-Scala was recently interviewed for the web series “Sulle tracce di Raffaello" (On the Tracks of Raphael), by Giovanni Muciaccia.

Re-branding the Writing Center

The Writing Center is John Cabot University’s resource for writers. Intended '"for all writers, of all levels," the Center offers one-hour sessions for students who are interested in improving their written work. Thanks to a collaboration with Professor Sabrina Schmidt’s Graphic Design and Advanced Graphic Design classes, the Writing Center is receiving a graphic makeover.

The Colosseum as a Giant…Derrière? Prof. Lila Yawn’s New Article

JCU Professor Lila Yawn recently published an article in the journal California Italian Studies titled "Culiseo: the Roman Colosseum in Early Modern Jest."

“Art. Class. War:” an Event Curated by Professor Mike Watson

Fondazione Pastificio Cerere presents, on Saturday 26th of November at 8 pm, "Art. Class. War", an event curated by JCU Professor Mike Watson.