Lynette Bosch

Distinguished Professor
Brodie 230

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Interests

Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Contemporary Latin American Art
Identity Theory
Liturgy and Ritual
Illuminated Manuscripts

Lynette Bosch


  • ARTH 400: Artists: Early Renaissance Art

    This course will study an artist or artists or major issues in the history of art. Typical offerings are Michelangelo, Picasso and Matisse, Impressionism and Post-Impressionism, and Women and Art.

  • ARTH 484: Baroque Art

    A seminar on the art of the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Counter-Reformation. The Baroque was an era of artistic diversity and religious change that ushered in the Modern Era. Here, Baroque art will be explored within the societal and religious controversies that gave it aesthetic and ideological purpose.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Princeton University

  • M.F.A., Princeton University

  • M.A., Hunter College, CUNY

  • B.A., Queens College, CUNY

Awards and Fellowships

  • 2014 Rothkopf Scholar Award, Lafayette College

  • 2009 SUNY Chancellor?s Award for Research and Creativity

  • 2005 National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Summer Seminar for College and University Professors, "Negotiating Cuban-American Identity in Philosophy, Literature and Art" Held jointly with, Jorge Gracia, Distinguished Professor, University of Buffalo, and Isabel Alvarez Borland, College of the Holy Cross

  • 2005 Daniel Silberberg Lecture, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University

  • 2004 Franklin Research Grant, American Philosophical Society

  • 1998-1999 - Bunting Institute Fellowship, Radcliffe College, Harvard University

  • 1998 Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spain's Ministry of Culture and United States Universities

  • 1997 Michael L. Walzer Research & Teaching Award, Brandeis University

  • 1991 New York State Decentralization Grant, SUNY, Cortland, N.Y. Arts council, lecture series on "Women, Art and Religion"

  • 1989 American Philosophical Society Research Grant

  • 1989 National Endowment for the Humanities, Travel Award

  • 1986 National Endowment for the Humanities Travel Award

  • 1986 American Council of Learned Societies Research Grant

  • 1984 Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • 1983 Fulbright/Spanish Government Grant, declined for an AAUW Fellowship

  • 1983 American Association of University Women Fellowship

  • 1979 Renaissance Society of America, Summer Paleography Workshop Grant, tuition and Support


  • Books:Art, Liturgy and Legend in Renaissance Toledo: The Mendoza and the Iglesia Primada, Penn State Press, 2000 given the Eleanor Tufts Book Prize (2001) from the American Society of Hispanic Art Scholars

  • The Artistic Splendor of the Spanish Kingdoms: The Art of Fifteenth-Century Spain, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Exhibition Catalogue, with Judith Berg Sobre, 1996

  • Life Streams: The Cuban and American Art of Alberto Rey, SUNY Press, 2014, Co-Editor with Mark Denaci and Contributor

  • Cuban-American Literature and Art, SUNY Press, 2009, Co-Editors Jorge Gracia and Isabel Alvarez Borland, Contributor of Essay on Cuban-American Art

  • Identity, Memory and Diaspora: Voices of Cuban-American Philosophers, Writers, Poets and Artists, SUNY Press, 2007, Co-Editors: Jorge Gracia, Isabel Alvarez Borland, Lynette M.F. Bosch, Contributed Interviews/Essay on Cuban-American Artists

  • Cuban-American Art in Miami:Exile, Identity and the Neo-Baroque, Ashgate Books, 2004, Author

  • Ernesto Barreda: Contemporary Chilean Painter, Morgan Press, Santiago de Chile, 1996, Author

  • In Press:Agnolo Bronzino: The Muse of Florence, New Academia Press, forthcoming, Editor Liana de Girolami Cheney, Contributor of Chapters on The Chapel of Eleonora de Toledo and Bronzino's Paintings for Bartolomeo and Lucrezia Panciatichi

  • Work in Progress/Under Contract:Mannerism, Spirituality and Cognition: Vividity and the Meaning of Style in Italy, France and Spain


  • 2016 – SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Art History, SUNY Geneseo

    2015 - Continuing – Chair, Department of Art History, SUNY, Geneseo

    2014 –2017 Coordinator Museum Studies Minor, SUNY, Geneseo

  • 2005 – Professor of Art History, SUNY, Geneseo

    2000 – Associate Professor of Art History, SUNY, Geneseo

    1999 – Assistant Professor of Art History, SUNY, Geneseo

    1992-98 - Assistant Professor of Art History, Brandeis University

    1990-92 - Assistant Professor in Art History, SUNY, Cortland