About the Speaker
Rebecca Tucker, PhD, is a professor of art at Colorado College. From 2016-2020, she served as director at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. She earned her PhD at New York University, where she specialized in art history in the early modern period in northern Europe and teaches courses in those areas as well as museum studies. She has published in journals such as Art History, Nederlands Kunsthistorisch Jaarboek, and The Seventeenth Century. Since joining the Colorado College faculty in 2003, Professor Tucker has received several teaching awards and served as Director of the Crown Center for Faculty Development. Current and recent projects include a data-driven analysis of women collectors in the Southwest and an edited volume of essays showcasing new approaches to American regionalism.
The BCET Lecture Series presents talks on American and European art from the 15th through the 19th centuries by leading scholars. Series funding is generously provided by the Berger Collection Educational Trust. Additional support is provided by the Michael and Karen Fried Community Education Fund.
Saints, Sinners, Lovers, and Fools: 300 Years of Flemish Masterworks is co-organized by the Denver Art Museum and The Phoebus Foundation, Antwerp (Belgium). It is presented by the Birnbaum Social Discourse Project. Support is provided by the Tom Taplin Jr. and Ted Taplin Endowment, Keith and Kathie Finger, Lisë Gander and Andy Main, the Kristin and Charles Lohmiller Exhibitions Fund, the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, Christie’s, the donors to the Annual Fund Leadership Campaign, and the residents who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Promotional support is provided by 5280 Magazine and CBS4.