ASA Art and Technology
Donald A. McColl
is Nancy L. Underwood Professor of Art History and Chair of the
Department of Art at Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland.
Born in London, Canada, he was educated at the University of
Western Ontario, Oberlin College, the University of Virginia,
and Northwestern University, and has held fellowships from the
Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), National
Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, and the Social Sciences and Humanities
Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), and, most recently, Dumbarton
Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, DC (Trustees
for Harvard University). He specializes in the visual culture
of Northern Europe in the early modern period, has lectured widely
in Canada, the United States, and Europe, and is presently working
on two book projects, Signs of the Times: The Cleveland Marbles
and Seeing the Samaritan Woman in the Reformation World,
in addition to an exhibition project, Rembrandt's Poor.
Among his other publications are "Ad Fontes: Iconoclasm
by Water in the Reformation World", in Michael Cole
and Rebecca Zorach, eds., Idols in the Age of Art: Objects,
Devotions, and the Early Modern World, St. Andrews Studies
in Reformation History, Aldershot, Hampshire, UK, and Burlington,
VT, Ashgate Publishing, Ltd, forthcoming; "Through a Glass
Darkly: Dürer and the Reform of Art", Reformation
and Renaissance Review 5 (2003), 54-91; and "Standing
by the Ancient Faith: Fribourg's Fountains and the Coming of
the Reformation", in Cultures of Communication
from Reformation to Enlightenment: Constructing Publics in the
Early Modern German Lands, ed. James Van Horn Melton. St.
Andrews Studies in Reformation History, Aldershot, Hampshire,
UK, and Burlington, VT, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2002, 158-84.