SACI alumna, Danielle Oteri, leads tour in Southern Italy and lectures for “Sculpture in the Age of Donatello” at the MoBIA

Danielle Oteri

Danielle Oteri

SACI alumna Danielle Oteri (2001-2002) is leading a retreat, A Creative Odyssey, in Southern Italy this spring (May 25 – June 1, 2015). Danielle will lead daily sessions designed to bring forth new creative expression as well as give experiential classes on the ruins at Paestum, Capri and Punta Licosa.

Danielle is the founder of Feast on History, adjunct professor of art history at Seton Hall University, a Lecturer at the Cloisters, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Program Director of International Center of Medieval Art. She has given talks at Yale University, Princeton University, New England Institute of Art, Fashion Institute of Technology, University of Pittsburgh, New York Institute of Technology and Fordham University. She speaks on how history can inspire innovation in design and technology.

She is also currently lecturing and leading tours at the Museum of Biblical Art (MoBIA) in NYC for the exhibition Sculpture in the Age of Donatello: Renaissance Masterpieces from Florence CathedralThe exhibition’s curator is Timothy Verdon who she had the privilege of meeting during her studies at SACI when Art History instructor, Helen Watterson, invited him as a guest lecturer in her class.

This is an interview article written about Danielle and her study abroad experience at SACI:
Study Abroad Because It Makes You Feel Alive

Danielle Oteri (MA in Art History), Founder & Curator
Born into a family of Little Italy butchers, Danielle is an art historian who also uses food and art to tell stories from history. Danielle is a contributor to the most recent edition of the Grove Dictionary of Art published by Oxford University Press. Her food and history writing has appeared in Gothamist, Manhattan Times, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Good. Food. Stories. In 2010, she won an award from the American Institute of Wine and Food for a piece about where to eat when you’re stuck with jury duty in Manhattan.

SACI logoDid you know that SACI now offers an MA in Art History?

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About SACI

SACI is a US non-profit College of Art and Design in Florence, Italy, for undergraduate and graduate students seeking accredited instruction in studio art, design, conservation, art history, and Italian language and culture. Founded in 1975, SACI offers the following programs: Academic Semester/Year Abroad, Summer Studies, Venice Summer Program, Post-Bac in Conservation, MFA in Studio Art, MA in Art History.

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