Instructor of Art History
Brian Hammer teaches art courses for non-art majors, survey of the history of art from ancient to medieval periods, and a survey on non-western art and culture of Africa, India, China, and Japan. He received his B.S. in Art Education from Daemen College in 2002 and his M.A. in Art History from the University at Buffalo in 2008.
Brian’s interests include american art from the 1940's through the 1960's. His M.A. thesis focused on American sculptor, Richard Serra, his work Tilted Arc, and its ability to alter space not only physically but conceptually as well. Brian’s interests also include the art and archaeology of the Aegean and Greece. He has worked on several archaeological projects, including, the Galatas Survey in Crete (2005-07), the Kourion Mapping Project in Cyprus (2007), and is presently working on the Gournia excavation in East Crete.