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Fine & Performing Arts Faculty

Tony Gengarelly, Professor Emeritus

MA Yale University
MA Williams College
Ph.D. Boston University  

Professor Tony Gengarelly is an accomplished teacher and scholar, earning master's degrees from Yale and Williams College, and a doctorate from Boston University. He has curated art exhibits and published books and essays focusing on the Prendergasts, American landscape painting, the image of women in the 19th century, the works of Winslow Homer, nineteenth century neoclassical sculpture, civil rights, and Navajo art. Dr. Gengarelly teaches a wide array of art history and museum studies courses, bringing both business savvy and erudition to MCLA. He and his students completed a book of the art of autistic artist Jessica Park and the book Exploring Nirvana: The Art of Jessica Park was published during the spring of 2008.  The book and Jessica's paintings were exhibited at Gallery 51 the College's art gallery located in downtown North Adams.  Professor Gengarelly is currently working on a new book about Jessica and her art. 

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