Nathan James Timpano

Associate Professor
Chair of Department of Art and Art History
18th & 19th-Century Art; Modern Art in Europe & the Americas

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Nathan Timpano is currently Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Art & Art History at the University of Miami. His research focuses on the history of modern art & visual culture in Europe and the Americas, with a specialty in German and Austrian modernism. He teaches courses on 19th- & 20th-century European art, Viennese modernism, Surrealism in Europe & the Americas, and Latin American modernism.

Prior to his work at UM, Dr. Timpano was the 2009-2010 Stefan Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow at the Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum at Harvard University, where his research focused on the photographic works of the German-American artist Lyonel Feininger.  He has additionally held professional positions at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

Among his various awards, Dr. Timpano was a Getty Research Institute Summer Fellow (2015), a Faculty Research Fellow at the Center for the Humanities at UM (2013 - 2014), a Rifkind Center Scholar-in-Residence at LACMA (2013), a Fulbright Fellow to Vienna, Austria (2007 - 2008), and a DAAD Scholar to Munich, Germany (2007).

Dr. Timpano will lead the ArtLab@Lowe student exhibition course in Spring 2019.



2010Ph.D. , Florida State University
2006 , Florida State University
2002B.A. , Whitworth University
2010Post-doctoral curatorial fellow , Harvard University
2008Fulbright doctoral fellow , Universit├Ąt Wien