Art History and Studio Art News

Professor Watson Curates Art Exhibition “Transnational Capitalism Examined”

Communications Professor Mike Watson will curate a double solo exhibition of the Austrian artist Oliver Ressler, titled Transnational Capitalism Examined.

JCU Screens Films And Videos By Marco G. Ferrari

Department of Communications and the Department of Art History and Studio Art co-hosted a series of films and videos by Marco G. Ferrari. His works combine documentary style and narrative style, in order to emphasize the importance of the landscape.

Faculty Development Funds Support JCU’s Outstanding Professors

JCU Vice President and Academic Dean Mary Merva is pleased to announce the JCU Faculty Development Funds (FDC) awarded for the academic year 2015-2016.

JCU to Launch Art History MA in Fall 2017

John Cabot University is delighted to announce the inauguration of its new Master of Arts in Art History in the Fall semester of 2017. The degree will be the first US-accredited MA in the history of art based entirely in Rome.

Prof. Jens Koehler Attends International Conference in Germany

From May 25th to May 29th, 2016, Jens Koehler from JCU's Department of Art History and Studio Art attended the international conference "Water during the Time of Frontinus," in Trier, Germany.

Meet COM Professor Mike Watson

Professor Mike Watson, an art theorist and curator holding a PhD in Philosophy from Goldsmiths College, joined John Cabot’s faculty in 2015.

JCU Professor and Students Provide Image Palette for William Kentridge’s “Triumphs and Laments”

Rome's great new work of contemporary art was inaugurated on April 21, 2016.

JCU 2016 Student Awards Winners

On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, John Cabot University students, faculty and staff gathered on the Secchia Terrace for the annual Student Award Ceremony. The awards, presented by President Franco Pavoncello and by the Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva, are in recognition of academic and service excellence.

JCU Professor Koehler Presents at Roman Archaeology Conference

Professor Koehler presented his paper "Before the Hammam: Ancient Spas of Roman North Africa."

American Academy in Rome Exhibit Curated by Professor Gianni

Founded in 1895, the American Academy in Rome is the oldest American overseas center for independent study and advanced research in the arts and humanities.

Imagining Portus: From Archaeological Data to Computer Graphics

On January 26, 2016, the Rome Society of the Archaeological Institute of America organized a public lecture on Portus, the imperial harbor of Ancient Rome.

Prof. Lila Yawn Publishes Article on Methods of Medieval Scribes

Lila Yawn specializes in the history of medieval art in Italy and in perceptions of the Middle Ages today.

Faculty Development Funds Support John Cabot University’s Outstanding Professors

Faculty Development funds have been supported by a generous donation from the Paul and Maxine Frohring Foundation and have been awarded to professors for research and professional projects during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Professor Peter Flaccus Holds Solo Art Exhibition in Capri

The project, entitled "Ritorno a Capri" is sponsored by the Intragallery of Naples, and the U.S Consulate.

JCU Student Giosuè Prezioso and Professor Ilaria Gianni Curate the 2015 Apulia Land Art Festival

Art History student Giosuè Prezioso and JCU Professor Ilaria Gianni have been invited to curate the 2015 Apulia Land Art Festival – and Giosuè was asked to present this year’s program at the 68th edition of the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival in May.