(Ambrose, Kirk - 2017) -- BFA Award for Excellence in Leadership and Service uri icon



  • After earning his PhD at the University of Michigan in 1999, Kirk Ambrose began teaching in the Department of Art and Art History, which he currently chairs. In addition to many articles and book chapters, he is the author of two books on late antique and medieval sculpture, and is a co-editor of Current Directions of Romanesque Sculpture Studies (2010). His translations include “A Medieval Food List from the Monastery of Cluny” (originally in Latin), published in the journal Gastronomica in 2006. He is currently at work on, among other projects, a volume on Portuguese Romanesque sculpture. In 2015 he presented “Pioneers: Women Artists in Boulder, 1890–1950” as part of CU Boulder’s “CU on the Weekend” continuing education program. He further serves as editor-in-chief of The Art Bulletin, the journal of record for art historians in the United States.

year awarded

  • 2017