Dr. Deborah Cibelli

Title: Professor
Department: Art History
Email: deborah.cibelli@nicholls.edu
Office Phone: 985-448-4598
Office Location: 223 Talbot

Education:

Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Art History, Binghamton University, New York

Master of Arts, Art History, Binghamton University, New York (formerly, SUNY State University of New York at Binghamton)

Bachelor of Arts, Art History/Museum Studies, State University of New York at Geneseo

Courses:

Art 110. Art Appreciation
Art 280. Art History: Ancient Art
Art 281. Art History: Non-Western Art
Art 282. Art History: Italian Renaissance Art
Art 296. 30-Hour Review
Art 392. Readings in Art History
Art 393. Honors Readings in Art History
Art 481. Women in Renaissance and Baroque Art
Art 482. Topics in Art (High Renaissance)
Art 491. Independent Study in Art History
Art 498. Senior Art History Capstone

Bio:

Deborah Cibelli holds a doctorate in Art History from the State University of New York at Binghamton. Deborah Cibelli, professor of Art, specializes in the history of sixteenth-century art and theory. She has been a recipient of the Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence at Nicholls and has taught Humanities courses in England for the University Honors program.

Accomplishments:

Awards:
Marie Fletcher Distinguished Service Award, Nicholls State University

The Arthur B. Kennon Award Outstanding Chapter Advisor Kappa Pi International Honor Fraternity, Delta State University

Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence, Nicholls State University

Selected Publications:

Cibelli, Deborah. “Giulio Romano: Mannerist Architect and Draftsman,” in Readings in Italian
Mannerism II, edited by Liana De Girolamo Cheney. New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles,
Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang, 2020: 129-138

Cibelli, Deborah. “Vasari’s Aretine Gonfalone as an Exposition on Style,” Iconocrazia
14/2018 http://www.iconocrazia.it

Cibelli, Deborah. “Beardsley’s ‘Strife for Love in a Dream’” in Anxiety, Angst, Anguish in Fin
de Siècle Art, edited by Rosina Neginsky, Marthe Segrestin and Luba Jurgenson.
Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2020: 169-187.

Cibelli, Deborah and Rosina Neginsky, Light and Obscurity in Symbolism. Newcastle upon
Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2016.

Cibelli, Deborah. “Hendrick van den Broeck,” “Jan Gossart,” “Netherlandish School,” and
“Madonna with Angel” in Sixteenth-Century Northern European Drawings, edited by
Burton Dunbar, R. Munman, and Edward Olszewski. Belgium: Brepols and Harvey Miller
of North America, 2012.

Cibelli, Deborah. Contributing author to Italian Drawings from the Sixteenth Century A
Corpus of Drawings in Midwestern Collections, edited by Edward Olszewski, Belgium:
Brepols and Harvey Miller of North America, 2008.

Cibelli, Deborah. “Ekphrastic Treatments of Salviati’s Paintings and Imprese” in Ekphrasis in
the Age of Cervantes, edited by Frederick D’Armas, Bucknell, PA: University of Bucknell
Press, 2005: 32-56.

Cibelli, Deborah. “The Ekphrasis of the Shield of Aeneas and Salviati’s Mixed Mode of
Painting,” Cahiers, University of Chicago Paris Center (2005): 122-37.

Cibelli, Deborah. “Chauvin Sculpture Garden. The rescue of Kenny Hill’s environment.” Raw
Vision 53 (Winter 2005): 58-63.

Selected Presentations:

Presentation, Picasso’s Harlequins, 108th Annual College Art Association Conference, Chicago, IL, February 14, 2020

Presentation, The Hypnerotomachia as a Renaissance Source, SCRC, St. Louis, Missouri, March 24, 2016

Presentation, Beardsley’s Strife of Love in a Dream, L’angoisse dans les symbolismes europeens, Angst in Symbolist Movement: Its Origins and Consequences, Colloque International, University Paris IV-Sorbonne, June 6, 2015

Presentation, Expression of Faith and Fear: the Chauvin Sculpture Garden, Divine Disorder Conference, National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, February 25, 2015

Selected Grants:

“Thresholds of Change: Modernity and Transformation in the Mediterranean 1400-1700,” National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Seminar/ Summer Institute, St. John’s University HMML, Collegeville, Minnesota, June 15- July 14, 2018, $3,000.00.

“Recapturing the Renaissance: Cervantes and Italian Art,” National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Seminar, The University of Chicago, June–August 2003. $3,710.00.

“Enhancement of Digital Learning Resources for the BFA, the BA in Art Education, and General Education, Louisiana Board of Regents for Higher Education, Enhancement Quality Support Fund Grant, PI, June 30, 2010-June 30, 2011, $38,954.00.

“Fine Arts Technology Integration,” Louisiana Board of Regents for Higher Education, Enhancement Quality Support Fund Grant, PI, June 30, 2004 – June 30, 2005. $39,990.00.

“Art and Art History Multimedia Projection,” Louisiana Board of Regents for Higher Education, Enhancement Quality Support Fund Grant, PI, June 30, 2001-June 30, 2002. $12,396.00
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