Bard Faculty

Tom Wolf

Professor of Art History

Academic Program Affiliation(s): American Studies, Art History, Asian Studies, German Studies

Academic Expertise: Art History

Area of Specialization: 20th Century


B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Paintings exhibited at Artists Space, New York; Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art; Koslow Gallery, Los Angeles; Art Gallery of Western Australia. Curator, Dutch Scripture Paintings; Konrad Cramer; Yasuo Kuniyoshi: Painter/Photographer; and Byrdcliffe: An American Arts and Crafts Colony. Author, Konrad Cramer: A Retrospective; Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1986); Woodstock’s Art Heritage (1987); Yasuo Kuniyoshi’s Women (1993); among other exhibitions. Essays in Byrdcliffe: An American Arts and Crafts Colony (2003); Carl Eric Lindin, from Sweden to Woodstock (2004). Recipient, Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, Winterthur Museum and Library Fellowships. At Bard since 1971.


  • Research Interests: Asian American artists, American art colonies, contemporary art
  • Teaching Interests: 20th-century art, American art, decorative arts, feminism, asian american art, contemporary art
  • Other Interests: literature, popular music


Phone: 845-758-7247
Location: Fisher Annex
Office: 111