Lisa Peters

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Visiting Assistant Professor History of Art and Design 718.636.3598 p Brooklyn Campus, East Hall 2


Ph.D. Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York
B.A. Colorado College


Lisa N. Peters is an art historian who has taught at City College, New York; the Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY, New York; and St. Joseph’s College, Brooklyn, covering topics in American art (her area of specialty), along courses in modern art and art history survey. She has curated exhibitions, lectured widely, and published both as research director at Spanierman Gallery (1986–2012) and independently. Her publications include The Portrait Collection of New-York–Presbyterian Hospital—Weill Cornell Medical Center (2015); “All the Paintable Things in Europe”: Edgar Payne’s European Art and Travels (1922–24, 1928) (Pasadena Museum of California Art, 2012); “‘An Atmosphere of Youthful Enthusiasm under a Hospitable Sky”: The American Artists’ Colony in Polling, Bavaria, 1872-1881 (American Art Journal, 2000); John Henry Twachtman: An American Impressionist (High Museum of Art, 1999); and Visions of Home: American Impressionist Images of Suburban Leisure and Country Comfort (Dickinson College, 1997). She is the author of the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the work of John Henry Twachtman (1853–1902), to be published by the Greenwich Historical Society (Connecticut).