Principal Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., Indiana University at Bloomington
Italian Renaissance Art
Sheri Shaneyfelt (Centre College, B.S.; Vanderbilt University, M.A.; Indiana University at Bloomington, Ph.D.) specializes in Italian Renaissance Art. She also teaches courses in Northern European Renaissance and in Western European Baroque Art at Vanderbilt and is the recipient of two teaching awards: the Ellen Gregg Ingalls Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching for Vanderbilt University and the Harriet S. Gilliam teaching award for the College of Arts and Science. Her research has been published in The Art Bulletin, The Burlington Magazine, Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte, and in Studying and Conserving Paintings, a joint publication of the Kress Foundation and the Institute for Fine Arts Conservation Center at NYU. Dr. Shaneyfelt's current studies and publication emphasis will continue her focus on Renaissance Umbria, particularly the Società del 1496, the school of Pietro Perugino, and painting and workshop practices in the later fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, including Perugino and the early Raphael, and the artists Giannicola di Paolo, Eusebio da San Giorgio, Berto di Giovanni, and Domenico Alfani.