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HEIDI CHRETIEN, PH.D

Heidi ChretienAdjunct Associate Professor, Department of Art History
School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Expert in Italy and France visual, historical and popular culture, Women in History
707-579-4511
heidi.chretian@Dominican.edu

 

EXPERTISE

  • Italian Renaissance

  • Leonardo da Vinci

  • Women in Early Modern Europe


      SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

      BOOKS

      • "The Festival of San Giovanni: Imagery and Political Power in Renaissance Florence"

       

      ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

      • Lived and taught in Florence
      • Speaks Italian and French and has business in Stone and mosaic design in France
      • Led academic study trips to Florence

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      LESLIE ROSS, PH.D

      Leslie RossChair, Department of Art History
      School of Arts, History, and Social Sciences
      Expert in Medieval Art
      415-485-3261
      lross@Dominican.edu

       

      EXPERTISE

      • Medieval Art
      • Hagiography
      • Illuminated manuscripts
      • Language in Visual Arts

       

      SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

      BOOKS

      • "Art and Architecture of the World's Religions," (Greenwood Press 2010)
      • "Medieval Art: A Topical Dictionary," (Greenwood Press 1996)
      •  "Text, Image, Message: Saints in Medieval Manuscript Illustrations," (Greenwood Press 1994)
      • "Artists of the Middle Ages," (Greenwood Press)

       

      ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

      • Recipient of a Fulbright Grant, as well as awards from the Kress Foundation, a Graves Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Humanities, and Research Awards, Dominican University.
      • Graduate seminars include: Language in the Visual Arts, Written and Visual Communication, The History of Gardens and Landscape Design, and Structures of Faith.
      • Moderator for Fourth Annual Bay Area Undergraduate Art History Research Symposium at M.H. de Young Memorial Museum in April, 2013.
      • Guest lecturer at "Pilgrimages: Inner and Outer Journies" at Marin Philosophical Society, San Rafael, Calif. February 2013.
      • Guest lecturer at "The Cultivated Life: Gardens as Symbol and Reality" at Marin Philosophical Society, San Rafael, Calif. May 2012.

      Faculty Website

       

      VICTORIA SHERIDAN

      Instructor, Department of Art History
      School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
      Expert in Italian Renaissance and Baroque art, history of photography
      510-682-4084
      victoria.sheridan@Dominican.edu

       

      EXPERTISE

      • Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art and architecture

      • History of architecture
      • Art writing and methodology
      • History of photography
       

      ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

      • Masters degrees in Art History and Humanities
      • Photojournalist for 25 years

      Personal Website


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