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Brendan Francis Cassidy

art educator and director

Brendan Francis Cassidy, British art educator and director. Member International Center Medieval Art (advisor since 1992), Medieval Academy, College Art Association, British Art Medal Society, Church Monuments Society.

Background

Cassidy, Brendan Francis was born on September 6, 1951 in Glasgow, Scotland. Came to the United States, 1988. Son of John James and Bernadette (Halforty) Cassidy.

Education

Master of Arts, Edinburgh University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, 1983.

Career

Researcher Castle Museum, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 1984-1985, Warburg Institute, London, 1985-1988. Director Index of Christian Art Princeton (New Jersey) University, since 1988. Lecturer Cambridge University, 1985.

Consultant Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts, since 1992.

Works

  • Author, editor: The Ruthwell Cross, 1992, Iconography at the Crossroads, 1993.

Membership

Member International Center Medieval Art (advisor since 1992), Medieval Academy, College Art Association, British Art Medal Society, Church Monuments Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Opera, squash, gardening.

Connections

Married Ann Gunn, May 16, 1987. Children: Francesca Maria, Olivia Claire.

father:
John James Cassidy

mother:
Bernadette (Halforty) Cassidy

spouse:
Ann Gunn

children:
Francesca Maria Cassidy

Olivia Claire Cassidy