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Sonia Cavicchioli

Associate Professor

Department of the Arts

Academic discipline: L-ART/02 History of Modern Art

Director of Second Cycle Degree of Visual Arts

Curriculum vitae

Short CV of Sonia Cavicchioli

Associate Professor of Storia dell’arte moderna, Università di Bologna

Present and Previous Positions

. 2018, 09/9-10/10, Visiting professor at CAFA (Central Academy of Fine Arts), School of Humanities, Beijing

· 2017, 07  Licensed “Professore di Prima Fascia” (full tenured professor) by the Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca (MIUR) 

· Since 2015, 12 member and currently on the Scientific Committee for the Gallerie Estensi (Modena, Ferrara, Sassuolo) called by the Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali

· Since 2015, 05 founder member and currently on the scientific committee for the ” Centro Studi Abbazia dei Padri Benedettini di San Pietro” in Modena; associate to the Accademia di Scienze Lettere e Arti di Modena

· Since 2012 Held course in Iconography and Iconology at the School of Specialization in Art History

· Since 2011, 01 Associate Professor in the History of Modern Art, Bologna University

· Since 2008-2009 Held course in Iconography and Iconology (Master in Visual Arts)

· Since 2007-2008 Held course in History of Modern Art (DAMS); since 2009-2010 History of Modern Art on the degree courses in Lettere

· 2006, 03 – 2010, 12: Researcher in the History of Modern Art at Bologna University

· 2004 - 2006 Promoted by national competition to the post of Art History Officer for the Ministry, i/c art heritage conservation and restoration

· 1999 - 2003 Scholarships, Bologna University, Department of Visual Arts

· 1995 - 1998 PhD in Art History (Bologna University, Department of Visual Arts)

· 1994, 10 Post-graduate Specialization (Masters equivalent) in Archaeology and History of Art, with Honours (University of Siena)

· 1992 – 1999 Tenured teacher of Art History in Secondary Schools

· 1990, 07 Graduated in Humanities (History of Modern & Medieval Art), summa cum laude (University of Bologna)


Fields of Scholarship

· Collection and patronage in the 16th and 17th centuries, especially by the Estense family in Modena

· Monastic Art and Patronage, especially related to the Benedictine Cassinese Congregation

· History of classical tradition and the vogue for classical and biblical subjects in art of the modern era

. Art and interior Decoration XVIth to XVIII century in Emilia-Romagna