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Instructor, Histories of the Visual Arts

Elissa Favero



Elissa Favero is a writer, educator, and art historian. A recipient of an Art Writing Workshop Award from the International Art Critics Association/USA Section (AICA/USA) and the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program and residencies from Ragdale (Lake Forest, IL) and the Anderson Center (Red Wing, MN), she has published art criticism and essays about art, architecture, and landscape in "ARCADE Magazine," "Temporary Art Review," "River Teeth Journal's" Beautiful Things series, and "The Rumpus."

Favero began her career in museums and has worked in the education and public programs departments of the Seattle Art Museum and the National Museum of Women in the Arts. At Cornish, she teaches an introduction to visual arts histories course as well as classes about gender and sexuality and propaganda and protest.


MA, Art History
University of Washington

BA, Art History
Williams College