Director Emeritus, Worcester Art Museum (Worcester, MA)

B.A. Loras College

M.A. and M.F.A., University of Notre Dame

Ph.D., Boston University; dissertation: Vermeer and Cartography

Honorary Ph.D., College of the Holy Cross, Loras College, Clark University, and Assumption College

  • Specialist in 17th-century Dutch and Flemish painting and cartography
  • Joined Worcester Art Museum staff 1974; Chief Curator 1980; Director 1986; Director Emeritus 2011
  • Served as President of the Association of Art Museum Directors
  • Chaired the Accreditation Commission for American Alliance of Museums
  • Organized several major exhibitions including Judith Leyster: A Dutch Master and Her World
  • Published and lectured widely
  • Member of the Advisory Council, Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame and the Board of Trustees, Grant Wood Art Colony, University of Iowa¬†¬†
  • Visiting Lecturer, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Active in the Worcester Community including with Preservation Worcester, Worcester World Affairs Council and the International Center of Worcester