Dr. Sharon Gregory

Associate Professor of Art History
PhD Art History
(902) 867-3399
Immaculata Hall
Dr Sharon Gregory Giorgio Vasari Vasari and The Renaissance Print Inganno, The Art of Deception Pontormo, Deposition  
Giorgio Vasari
Le Vite de' più eccellenti pittori, scultori, et architettori, 1568
Sharon Gregory
Vasari and the Renaissance Print, 2012
Ashgate Press
Sharon Gregory &
Sally Hickson, eds.
Inganno, The Art of Deception, 2012
Ashgate Press
Jacopo Pontormo
Deposition, c.1526
Oil on panel
313 x 192 cm
Cappella Capponi, Santa Felicità

Sharon Gregory studied painting and printmaking at the Alberta College of Art and Design, and Art History at the University of Calgary and Queen’s University in Kingston. In 1999 she obtained her PhD in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, University of London (UK). She has taught courses in Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque art at Queen’s University and at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, and is now Associate Professor in Art History at StFX.Her primary research interest is Italian Renaissance art. She has published several articles on Renaissance prints and book illustrations; on the artist and first art historian, Giorgio Vasari; and on the painters Jacopo Pontormo and Caravaggio. Her book Vasari and the Renaissance Print has recently been published by Ashgate Press, as has a co-edited collection of essays, Inganno -The Art of Deception.

Courses taught:
141 History of Art I 3 credits
142 History of Art II 3 credits
251 Medieval Art 3 credits
252 Baroque Art 3 credits
356 Iconography of Christian Art: Life of Christ 3 Credits
357 Iconography of Christian Art: The Saints 3 Credits
371 Italian Renaissance Art I 3 credits
372 Northern Renaissance Art 3 credits
373 Italian Renaissance Art II 3 credits
435 Seminar in Italian Renaissance Art 3 credits