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Giorgio Vasari

Our Advisory Board
Il Nostro Comitato Consultivo

The Support behind Our Organization

Il Supporto dietro la nostra Società senza scopo di lucro.

OUR STAFF: Meet the Team


Art Critic, Curator & Author Shana Nys Dambrot |  Arts Editor for the L.A. Weekly

                                                                                      Contributor to Flaunt, Art & Cake, and Artillery


Art Historian Liana De Girolami Cheney, PhD | Professor of Art History (emerita) UMASS Lowell

                                                                               Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award 

                                                                               President of ATSAH

                                                                               Chief Editor, Paragone Past and Present Journal

                                                                               Visiting Scholar in Art History SIEALE, University of Coruna, Spain

                                                                                       and University of Bari, Italy 


Art Historian Marjorie Och, PhD |  Professor of Art History in the Department of Art and Art History

                                                                 at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA



Artist Ruth Weisberg | Professor of Fine Arts and former Dean at the USC Roski School of Art and Design

                                       Currently the Director of the USC Initiative for Israeli Arts and Humanities

                                       Founder and President of the Jewish Artists Initiative of Southern California

                                       Recipient of:

                                       The Printmaker Emeritus Award from the Southern Graphic Council International in 2015

                                       The Foundation for Jewish Culture’s 50th Anniversary Cultural Achievement Award in 2011

                                       The Art Leadership Award, National Council of Art Administrators and the Women’s Caucus                                                    for Art Lifetime Achievement Award, 2009 

                                        Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, Hebrew Union College, 2001

                                        College Art Association Distinguished Teaching of Art Award 1999

                                        Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome 2011, 1995, 1994, and 1992


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In my opinion painters owe to Giotto, the Florentine painter, exactly the same debt they owe to nature, which constantly serves them as a model and whose finest and most beautiful aspects they are always striving to imitate and reproduce."

Giorgio Vasari

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