Hon.; B.A.; M.A.; Ph.D.; M.T.S.
Teaching Level: Basic Degree (Sessional Faculty)
Specializations: Spirituality and Art History
Art historian Katharine Lochnan joined the faculty of Regis College as a sessional lecturer in 2017. She received her Hon. B.A. (1968) and M.A (1972) in art history from the University of Toronto, her M.T.S.(2020) from Regis College, and her Ph.D.(1982) in art history from the Courtauld Institute, University of London. She is Senior Curator Emeritus at the Art Gallery of Ontario and a Senior Fellow at Massey College. She was consultant (2018-2021) to the Toronto School of Theology for the development of the new stream “Theology, Spirituality and the Arts” within the Master of Theological Studies degree http://www.theologyarts.com. As curator (1969-2017) she produced major international exhibitions focused on artistic visionaries including “The Earthly Paradise: The Arts and Crafts of William Morris in Canadian Collections,” “Holman Hunt: The Visionary Pre-Raphaelite, “Painting Toward the Light: The Watercolours of David Milne”, “Turner, Whistler, Monet: Impressionist Visions,” and “Mystical Landscapes from Vincent Van Gogh to Emily Carr.” She is exploring the theological context and content of works of art, the spiritual roots of artistic creativity and the ability of art to convey mystical experiences. She is also a spiritual director.
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