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Lisa Vergara
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. Columbia University, New York 1978
Research Interests: Baroque Art
Professor Emerita

Professor Lisa Vergara has been a full-time member of the undergraduate and M. A. faculty at Hunter College, CUNY since 1978, during which time she has received fellowships from The National Endowment for the Humanities, The Fulbright Foundation, The American Council of Learned Societies, and funding from the Faculty Research Assistance program (PSC-CUNY). She has published on Vermeer, Van Dyck, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, and Rubens, and co-organized a traveling exhibition devoted to domestic vernacular architecture in the U. S. (funded by the NEA, NEH, and the NY State Council on the Arts; sponsored by SITES). Currently she is completing a book, Perspectives on Women: The Art of Vermeer, and is working on issues around figuration in selected paintings by Velázquez. Her ongoing interest lies in exploring how artists and their informed audiences define artistic values.


with Amy Golahny and M. M. Mochizuki. In His Milieu: Essays on Netherlandish Art in Memory of John Michael Montias. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2006.