Art History and Studio Art News

Art History in the Making: Professor Sarah Linford

Art History in the Making: Professor Sarah Linford

Art historian, curator, and educator specialized in modern and contemporary art, Professor Sarah Linford works closely with emerging and established artists, galleries and museums on both sides of the Atlantic. Dr. Linford holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and a Research Doctorate from the Université Blaise Pascal in France.

JCU Hosts Virtual Conference on Cultural Heritage “Il futuro vive di cultura” (The Future Feeds on Culture)

JCU Hosts Virtual Conference on Cultural Heritage “Il futuro vive di cultura” (The Future Feeds on Culture)

JCU hosted an online conference in Italian, called “Il futuro vive di cultura: nuove frontiere e modi di fruizione del patrimonio culturale.” The moderator was Antonella Salvatore, JCU Marketing Professor and Director of the Center for Career Services & Continuing Education.

John Cabot University Presents Fall 2020 Student Art and Design Show

John Cabot University Presents Fall 2020 Student Art and Design Show

JCU Department of Art History and Studio Art is pleased to announce the Fall 2020 Student Art and Design Show, which will be showcased both in-person and virtually via Instagram on December 10, 11, 12.

“In the Image of God:” Alumna Bianca Rondolino Presents Documentary at Torino Film Festival

“In the Image of God:” Alumna Bianca Rondolino Presents Documentary at Torino Film Festival

JCU alumna Bianca Rondolino presented her first film, “In the Image of God,” at the prestigious Torino Film Festival, which took place this year online from November 28-30.

Student Artist Giggs Kgole to be Featured in London’s Signature African Art Gallery

Student Artist Giggs Kgole to be Featured in London’s Signature African Art Gallery

JCU Art History student and artist Giggs Kgole has been selected as one of 13 African artists to be featured in the Say My Name exhibition, which will be held from October 27 to November 28, 2020, at the Signature African Art gallery in London.

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Art and Design

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Art and Design

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the launch of the Minor in Art and Design, beginning in Fall 2020.

JCU Professor Cornelia Lauf Creates Artist Residency in Sicily

JCU Professor Cornelia Lauf Creates Artist Residency in Sicily

Cornelia Lauf, Visiting Professor of Art History at JCU recently created the Pernice Artist Residency in Sicily. Based in Monreale, near Palermo, Sicily, the Residence is located on the grounds of the Masseria Pernice, an ancient vineyard and farm run by artist Paolo Sallier de La Tour, whose family has been in the wine business for centuries.  

A Multifaceted Approach to Art History: Alumna Alice Marinelli

A Multifaceted Approach to Art History: Alumna Alice Marinelli

Alice Marinelli completed her B.A. in Art History at JCU in 2017. Since then, she has been studying art history at University College London (UCL) and working at leading art businesses and galleries in London, such as Christie's, Victoria Miro, and the Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art. 

At Home with Art: Alumna Eleonora Savorelli

At Home with Art: Alumna Eleonora Savorelli

Alumna Eleonora Savorelli, who majored in Art History, is currently living in Milan, where she is pursuing her M.A. in Visual Art and Curatorial Studies.

Lost Layers: The History of JCU’s Guarini Campus

Lost Layers: The History of JCU’s Guarini Campus

Four graduate students in JCU's Art History Master's program presented their findings on the multi-faceted past of the University's Guarini Campus, in Rome.

Alumna Anna Bottinelli Appointed President of Monuments Men Foundation

Alumna Anna Bottinelli Appointed President of Monuments Men Foundation

Class of 2010 alumna Anna Bottinelli was recently appointed as the new President of the Monuments Men Foundation. The Monuments Men were a group of museum directors, curators, art historians, and educators who saved millions of monuments and other cultural treasures from the Nazis during World War II.

Sighting and Finding: 4m2 Gallery Presents Fall Vernissage by Alessandro Vizzini

Sighting and Finding: 4m2 Gallery Presents Fall Vernissage by Alessandro Vizzini

John Cabot University’s 4m2 Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibit by artist Alessandro Vizzini, Sighting and Finding. 

Ghosts in the Pavement: Footfall and Pilgrimage by Artist Liz Rideal

Ghosts in the Pavement: Footfall and Pilgrimage by Artist Liz Rideal

On November 4, JCU welcomed Liz Rideal, Professor of Fine Art (Slade School of Fine Art, UCL), who discussed her latest project as well as the technical aspects of her practice combining abstract painting, photography, and digital print on fabric.

A Career at the Museum: Student Djuna Carlton

A Career at the Museum: Student Djuna Carlton

Djuna Carlton is an Art History major from New Mexico, who wishes to pursue a career in museums. She received the America Award by the Italy-USA Foundation.

A Master of Her Craft: Art History MA Alumna Laura Weinstein

A Master of Her Craft: Art History MA Alumna Laura Weinstein

Laura Weinstein was among the first group of students to obtain their Master of Arts in Art History from John Cabot University in Spring 2019.