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Allison Palmer, Ph.D.

Allison Palmer

 Teaching Experience: Professor, School of Visual Arts (previously School of Art and Art History), University of Oklahoma, Norman, July 2016 – present

Specialization: Renaissance and Baroque Art and Architecture

Associate Professor, School of Art and Art History, University of Oklahoma, Norman, July 2000 - 2016

College of Arts and Sciences, OU, taught “Renaissance Art and Science in Italy,” for their Chemistry of Art Summer Program, July 2012

College of Engineering, OU, taught “Renaissance Art and Science in Italy,” for their Engineering in Italy Summer Program, July 2011

Co-taught “Italian Folktales and Art” with Susan Shaughnessy, for the OU in Arezzo Program, March, 2010

Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma, Norman, January 1994 - July 2000

Faculty Member, College of Liberal Studies, (BALS and MALS Programs), College of Continuing Education, University of Oklahoma, September 1997 – present


Publications:    “Lorenzo ‘Spirito’ Gualtieri’s Libro delle Sorti in Renaissance Perugia,” Sixteenth Century Journal: The Journal of Early Modern Studies, vol. XLVII, no. 3, Fall 2016, pp. 557-578.

Historical Dictionary of Architecture, expanded 2nd edition, London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016.

“The Story of kolven in the Study of Dutch Baroque Skating Scenes,” Notes on Early Modern Art, vol. 2. no. 1, March 2015, pp. 21-30.

“Art and Art History in Arezzo,” in Buon Giorno, Arezzo: A Postcard from Tuscany, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016, pp. 33-43.

Historical Dictionary of Romantic Art and Architecture, Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2011.

Historical Dictionary of Neoclassical Art and Architecture, Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2011.

“Parallels in Roman Baroque and Venetian Art,” La Serenìssima: Eighteenth-Century Venetian Art from North American Collections, exh. cat. Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 2010, pp. 33-38.

The A to Z of Architecture, Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2009 (paperback edition).

Historical Dictionary of Architecture, Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2008.

“The Last Supper by Marcos Zapata (c. 1753): A Meal of Bread, Wine and Guinea Pig,” published in Aurora: The Journal of the History of Art, vol. IX, 2008, pp. 54-73.

“Sport and Art in Dutch Baroque Landscape Painting,” Proceedings of the North American Society for Sport History, 2007, pp. 5-6.

“The Raising of the Cross,” catalogue entry, Selected Paintings and Sculpture from the Collection of the Oklahoma City Art Museum, Oklahoma City: Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 2007, pp. 116-117.

“The Image of the Risen Christ and the Art of the Roman Baroque Tabernacle,” Proceedings of the International Conference “Constructions of Death, Mourning and Memory, Woodcliff, New Jersey: WAPACC Organization, 2006.

“The Maternal Madonna in Quattrocento Florence: Social Ideals in the Family of the Patriarch,” Source: Notes in the History of Art, vol. 21, no. 3, Spring 2002, pp. 7-14.

“The Walters’ Madonna and Child Plaquette and Private Devotional Art in Early Renaissance Italy” Walters Art Journal, vol. 59, June 2001, pp. 73-84.

"Carlo Maratti's Triumph of Clemency in the Altieri Palace in Rome: Papal Iconography in a Domestic Audience Hall," Source: Notes in the History of Art, vol. 17, no. 4, Summer 1998, pp. 18-25.

"Bonino da Campione's Monument of Bernabò Visconti and Equestrian Sculpture in the Late Middle Ages," Arte Lombarda, vol. 121, no.3, 1997, pp. 57-66.

"The First Building Campaign of the Gesù e Maria on the Via del Corso in Rome: 1615-1636," Architectura: Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Baukunst, vol. 27, no. 1, 1997, pp. 1-20.

"The Church of Gesù e Maria and Augustinian Construction during the Counter-Reformation," Augustinian Studies, vol. 28, no. 1, 1997, pp. 111-140.

"The Iconographic Program of Bonino da Campione’s Monument of Bernabò Visconti," Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Oklahoma Conference of Art Historians, ed. Patricia Radford, Stillwater, Oklahoma: Oklahoma State University, 1996, pp. 5-17.

Introductory essay written for exhibition catalogue Dan Kiacz: Home of the Animal King, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, 1995.

Four essays on Francesco Maria Ricchino, Cosimo Fanzago, the Palazzo Massimo alle Colonne and the Piazza Navona in Rome, published in The International Dictionary of Architects and Architecture, Chicago: St. James Press, 1993.

Romeo Lucchese, Pericle Fazzini: opere inedite, Rome: Edizioni Carte Segrete, 1990, published translation into English.

"Interview with James Ackerman," with Ruth Caccavale, Rutgers Art Review, v. 9-10, 1988-1989, pp. 69-81.

Email: apalmer@ou.edu