Lived in Spain and England, during which time toured many prominent art galleries and archeological sites throughout Europe. Upon returning to Greenville, continued to travel, exploring sites of artistic and archeological importance in Canada, Mexico, Egypt, throughout Western Europe, as well as in the US. Member of the Society of Architectural Historians. Doctoral Dissertation published in 2008 investigated the influence of Antoni Gaudi on the works of Santiago Calatrava. Gave presentation on Vermeer at Greenville County Museum of Art in July 2009. Gave presentation on Brugel and his life and times for the Peace Centre Films in Focus series in March 2012. Co-authored paper analysing the stairway design by Zaha Hadid presented at the IDEC Conference, October 2012. Received grant from Converse College for development of online art history survey course in May 2013. Currently adjunct instructor for several Upstate South Carolina colleges and universities.

Name Title Description

ART-130

History of Western Art I

Survey of Western Art through the Middle Ages, including style, iconography, and cultural context.

ART-131

History of Western Art II

Survey of Western art from the Renaissance to the present, considering style, iconography, cultural context.

ART-230

Arts of the Ancient World I

Survey of the art and architecture of ancient Egypt from the Predynastic Period through the New Kingdom The Minoan and Cycladic cultures, ancient Mesopotamia, and ancient Greece from the Mycenaean era through the Hellenistic era.

ART-251

Contemporary Art 1960-Present

This survey covers major figures and developments in visual arts from the Postmodern era, circa 1960 to the present.

ART-260

Arts of Pre-Columbian Society

Survey of art and architecture of Pre-Columbian societies in Mesoamerica and South America. Consideration of style, iconography and aesthetics and of the functions of art and architecture within each culture.

IDS-230

Ideas in the Arts

Investigation of certain ideas and how they manifest themselves in drama, visual arts, and music.

  • Named Cultural Art Historian for the period of June/July 2007 by Warnborough College for doctoral research conducted
  • Received grant from Converse College for development of online art history survey course in May 2013
Education
Ph.D.
Wamborough College, Ireland
M.A.
California State University
B.A.
Open University, England
B.S.
University of West Florida

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