Timothy Silva


Instructor of Art History


East Stadium 201
(985) 549-5074




Timothy Silva, whose specialization is in Italian Renaissance and Baroque art, teaches Art History Survey and upper level Italian Renaissance, Baroque, Medieval, and Classical Art History courses. Mr. Silva holds a B.A., M.A., and coursework toward a Doctorate in the Philosophy in the History and Criticism of Art.


While his primary research interest includes religious representations of social and political issues, he further addresses iconographical studies and social and political implications of patronage in Renaissance Italy. His teaching focuses on geographically influenced cultural differences and a contextual examination of the works of masters, such as Andrea del Castagno and Andrea del Sarto. Additionally, he closely follows the discussions of artifact repatriation.