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Jennifer Cadero-Gillette

Jennifer Cadero-Gillette is an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Cultural Studies and Art History Departments as well as the Climate Change Initiative at UMass Lowell.
Jennifer Cadero-Gillette Assistant Teaching Professor
  • College
    College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department
    Art & Design Department
  • Phone
    (978) 934-4000
  • Office
    Mahoney 212C
  • Email

Research Interests

History of Collecting, Gender and Sexuality Studies relative to the history of art, Technical Art History

Education

  • Other: History of Art, Harvard University - Cambridge, MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: A Fistful of Insignificant Crumbs, a Prodigious Muddle and a Precious Mine: The Scholarship, Museums and Archives of Léon de Laborde’s Renaissance France
  • MA: History of Art and Architecture, (1996), Harvard University - Cambridge, MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Collecting and Displaying Islamic Art in 19th- and 20th-Century Europe
  • Other: History of Art, (1993), Princeton University - Princeton, NJ
  • BA: History of Art and Architecture, (1992), Brown University - Providence, RI
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Collecting Art and Constructing Art History - The Boisserées & their Medieval Painting Collection
  • Other: History of Art and Architecture, (1992), Brown University - Providence, RI
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Collecting Art and Constructing Art History: The Boisserées & their Medieval Painting Collection

Biosketch

Jennifer Cadero-Gillette teaches Art History from the Renaissance through the present. She also offers Service-Learning opportunities and leads Study Abroad programs to Paris and Portugal.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Teaching Excellence Award (2019) - Art & Design Department
  • Pi Delta Phi, Omicron Chi, member (2016), Leadership - Société d'Honneur Française
  • Teaching Excellence Award (2014) - Dept. of World Languages & Cultures
  • U.S. Congress Distinguished Service Award (2014)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, member (1992), Scholarship/Research - Phi Beta Kappa

Selected Publications

  • Cadero-Gillette, J. (). SmART Girls: Interactive Art History Text and Multimodal Games.
  • Cadero-Gillette, J. (2019). Marion Kalter: different trains. Chelsea Arts Club
  • Cadero-Gillette, J., Giraud, J.V. (2018). Marion Kalter: Her Story (2018). ArtBoretum
  • Cadero-Gillette, J., Giraud, J.V. (2015). Johannes Steidl. Blendung Eblouissement. ArtBoretum
  • Cadero-Gillette, J., Nesvit, N. (Independent curator) (2013). Fasanella’s Lawrence. Reynolds DeWalt Publishers
  • Cadero-Gillette, J. (1999). "Terreparterre" (1999 pp. 122-125). ABC Livres d'art
  • Cadero-Gillette, J. (1997). "Collecting Art and Constructing Art History: The Boisserée Brothers and their Medieval Painting Collection" (20: pp. 511-529). Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Cadero-Gillette, J. (1997). "Saturn Shows. A True Fairy Tale." (5:3 pp. 40-44). Inversions (ARTEXTE)
  • Cadero-Gillette, J. (1996). Of Fanciful Accuracy and Taste: Collecting and Displaying Islamic Art in 19th and 20th-Century Europe and America (pp. 137). Harvard University
  • Cadero-Gillette, J. (1995). "To Copy or Not. The Busch-Reisinger Collection of Casts". Harvard University Art Museums Review, V(1-2 (Fall 1995)) 11-13.
  • Cadero-Gillette, J. (1992). The Collections of Brown University: A Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition. The David Winton Bell Gallery and Brown University
  • Cadero-Gillette, J. (1990). "Henry E. Sharp in Pre-Opalescent America". Stained Glass Quarterly , 85(2) 130-136.

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Transformational Education Grant (2019), Grant - Transformational Education Initiative, Office of the Provost
    Cadero-Gillette, J. (Principal)
  • Community Research & Engagement Scholars Grant (2018), Grant - Center for Community Research & Engagement
    Cadero-Gillette, J. (Principal)
  • Erasmus+, UMove(ME) (2018), Grant - European Commission on Education
    Cadero-Gillette, J. (Principal)
  • Service Learning Grant (2014), Grant - Center for Community Research & Engagement
    Cadero-Gillette, J. (Principal)
  • French-American Fund for the Arts (2014), Grant - Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Washington, D.C.
    Cadero-Gillette, J. (Principal)
  • Kress Foundation Grant in Technical Art History (2012), Grant - Kress Foundation
    Cadero-Gillette, J. (Principal)
  • Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant (2010), Grant - Massachusetts Cultural Council
    Cadero-Gillette, J. (Co-Principal)
  • Fellow, Institute for the Humanities (2007), Fellowship - Ca' Foscari University, Venice, Italy
    Cadero-Gillette, J. (Principal)
  • Whiting Foundation Fellowship in the Humanities (1998), Fellowship - Harvard University
    Cadero-Gillette, J. (Principal)
  • Krupps Foundation Research Fellowship (1997), Fellowship - Harvard University
    Cadero-Gillette, J. (Principal)
  • Mellon Fellowship in the Humanities (1992), Fellowship - Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
    Cadero-Gillette, J. (Principal)
  • Ford Foundation Curatorial and Research Grant (1989), Grant - Brown University
    Cadero-Gillette, J. (Principal)

Research Currently in Progress

  • SmART Girls: Interactive Art History Text and Multimodal Games

    Interactive Art History textbook and gaming platform encouraging visual- and text-based literacy in adolescent public school students (forthcoming).
    Cadero-Gillette, J.