B.A., Brandeis University
M.A., Williams College-Clark Art Institute
Ph.D., Columbia University
Campus Post Office Box 147
Art: Logan Richmond Endowed professor of art history
Women's and Gender Studies: Professor of art history
Archaeology and Culture of the Ancient Near East: Professor of art history
Special Interest: Rembrandt; Renaissance, Baroque and Modern Art; interaction between the East and West; Word and image studies; History of printmaking.
Amy Golahny teaches Art in the Dark at Lycoming College: from survey to specialized courses to the senior seminar. She has published several books and several dozen articles, mostly on and around Rembrandt. Currently, she is the vice president of the international organization Historians of Netherlandish Art; and she served as president of the sister organization that promotes Dutch culture in the United States, the American Association for Netherlandic Studies.
Golahny's research and publications have been supported by grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, CASVA at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Lycoming College and other agencies. She participates in national and international conferences, and regularly gives special lectures on her research.
“Italian Paintings in Amsterdam around 1635: Additions to the Familiar,” Journal of the Historians of Netherlandish Art, 5:2, 2013
Biography on the Dutch artist Pieter Lastman, best known as Rembrandt’s teacher, will be published in Oxford Bibliographies in Art History On-Line. Ed. Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann. New York: Oxford University Press.
A review of the exhibition Rembrandt’s Changing Impressions at Columbia University appeared in the Burlington Magazine, December 2015 issue, pp. 334-335.
To read the rest of Amy Golahny’s personal statement and view her curriculum vitae, please visit her website: http://www.lycoming.edu/Art/AmyWebsite.htm