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Lynne Pudles, American art historian. Fellow Samuel Kress Foundation, 1975, University California, Berkeley, Foundation and Alumni Association, 1979-1980, Danforth Foundation, 1974-1979, 1981-1982, Theodore Rousseau Metropolitan Museum Art, 1981-1982, Belgian Ministry of Education and Culture, 1981-1982, University California, Berkeley, Graduate Humanities Research, 1981-1982.


Pudles, Lynne was born on July 30, 1951 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of Saul B. and Claire (Marcus) Pudles.


Bachelor summa cum laude, University Pittsburgh, 1973. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1987.


Visiting instructor art history, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1977-1978;visiting instructor art history, University of Chicago, 1985-1986;instructor art history, Cleveland State University, 1986-1987;assistant professor art history, Cleveland State University, 1987;assistant professor art history, Lake Forest (Illinois) College, 1987-1993;associate professor art history, Lake Forest (Illinois) College, since 1993. Executive advising committee Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies, 1988-1991. Commissioner Winnetka (Illinois) Architectural Landmarks Preservation, since 1992.

Advisor Illinois Academy Fine Arts. Consultant in field.


  • Avocations: antiques, theater, dance, acting, dancing. HOME & OFFICELynne PudlesLake Forest CollegeArt Dept555 N Sheridan RdLake Forest, Illinois 60045-2338 F C.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (exhibition catalogue) Roger Snakkers Retrospective Exhibition, 1991, Michael Croydon, "The Love Poems" Exhibition, 1988. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Founder The Pittsburgh Women's Center, 1970-1973, Pittsburgh Rape Crisis Center, 1970-1973. Coordinator Letter Drive to Support Reauthorization of National Education Association, Lake Forest, 1990. Member American Association of University Professors, American Association Museums, Society for Values in Higher Education, MidwestArt History Society, College Art Association American, Phi Beta Kappa (University of California Berkeley fellow 1985, Northern California Association fellow 1985), Mortar Board National Honorary Society.


  • Other Interests

    Antiques, theater, dance, acting, dance.


Married Martin Davis, July, 1974 (divorced 1978). Married R.B. Duncan, June 10, 1989.

Saul B. Pudles

Claire (Marcus) Pudles

Martin Davis

R.B. Duncan