Art History and Studio Art News

JCU Alumna Mari Yoko Hara Wins Prestigious Rome Prize in Art History

JCU Alumna Mari Yoko Hara Wins Prestigious Rome Prize in Art History

Mari Yoko Hara, who earned her B.A. in Art History at John Cabot University, won the two-year pre-doctoral Rome Prize of the American Academy in Rome for 2012-2014 and is currently in residence at the Academy as a Rome Prize Fellow.

Professor Anna Tuck-Scala Reviews Il Borghese e l’Antico Exhibition

Professor Anna Tuck-Scala Reviews Il Borghese e l’Antico Exhibition

The European Architectural History Network promotes the exchange of knowledge among scholars all over the world on the history of architecture in Europe.

Faculty Development Funds Awarded for the Academic Year 2011-2012

Faculty Development Funds Awarded for the Academic Year 2011-2012

JCU Vice President and Academic Dean Mary Merva is pleased to report that JCU faculty development funds continue to support the professional development of an outstanding group of faculty.

Pinhole Photography Class Brings Students Back to the Basics

Pinhole Photography Class Brings Students Back to the Basics

Can you take a photograph with a cola can? What about a coffee can? Or, a small paper box? Professor Bill Pettit's Pinhole Photography class can and did during John Cabot University's Summer Session I in Rome.

Professor Yawn to Speak at International Conference on Biblical Manuscripts at the University of Namur, Belgium

Professor Yawn to Speak at International Conference on Biblical Manuscripts at the University of Namur, Belgium

JCU Art History Professor Lila Yawn will speak at the "Comment le Livre s'est fait livre. La fabrication des manuscrits bibliques (IVe-XVe siècles): Bilan, résultats, perspectives de recherché" International Conference in Namur, Belgium between May 23rd and 25th, 2012.

40th Anniversary’s Commencement Largest in JCU History

40th Anniversary’s Commencement Largest in JCU History

On May 14th, John Cabot University held the 40th Commencement exercises in its history, celebrating the Class of 2012 at the wonderful Villa Aurelia, home of the American Academy in Rome and located on the city's Janiculum Hill, overlooking Rome's historic center and the Trastevere neighborhood.

From Art History Major to “Indiana Jones of Art:” Anna Bottinelli’s Story

From Art History Major to “Indiana Jones of Art:” Anna Bottinelli’s Story

I am absolutely loving this job, for it combines my passions for art, research, and analysis. I have become a kind of " art-detective" throughout Italy, an "Indiana Jones of Art."

JCU Professor Peter Flaccus Featured in “Casa Con Vista” Project

JCU Professor Peter Flaccus Featured in “Casa Con Vista” Project

John Cabot University Professor of Studio Art Peter Flaccus is one of 15 artists taking part in the first edition of the "Casa con Vista" (A Home with a View) project.

JCU Announces Development of Rome-SPQR Society

JCU Announces Development of Rome-SPQR Society

John Cabot University Professors Eric De Sena  Crispin Corrado and Linda Nolan are proud to announce the development of the Rome-SPQR Society, a local branch of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA), the largest professional organization of classical archaeologists in the world.

2012 JCU Student Award Winners Announced!

2012 JCU Student Award Winners Announced!

John Cabot University held its annual student award ceremony on April 12th, on Guarini Campus's beautiful Secchia Terrace. President Franco Pavoncello and Dean Mary Merva praised this year's group of winners, not just for their impressive academic achievements, but also for the many ways in which they have contributed to the growth of John Cabot University.

Proceedings of JCU Conference on Antipope Clement III Now Online

Proceedings of JCU Conference on Antipope Clement III Now Online

The proceedings of the Conference: Framing Clement III, (Anti)Pope, 1080-1100, held at John Cabot University in April, 2011, are now on line in the e-journal Reti medievali rivista.

Professor Lila Yawn to Give Talk at Columbia University

Professor Lila Yawn to Give Talk at Columbia University

Professor Lila Yawn, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art History at John Cabot University as well as arts and humanities advisor at the American Academy in Rome, has been invited by Columbia University to talk about her latest research.

Professor Eric De Sena to Visit Archaeological Site in Serbia

Professor Eric De Sena to Visit Archaeological Site in Serbia

Professor De Sena to Visit Archaeological Site in Serbia

John Cabot University Students Go to Veneto

John Cabot University Students Go to Veneto

John Cabot University Students Go to Veneto!

JCU Presents Student Art Exhibit

JCU Presents Student Art Exhibit

John Cabot University Art Studio Students Showcase Their Work!