Meet our experts
Our lecturers are experts in their field with decades of experience in academia and as specialised tour leaders, with the highest academic credentials.
They will share their passion for art history directly with you through specially planned lectures and bespoke video and photographic material.
Browse our exclusive lectures, choose the right one for you and your family, and enjoy an evening learning about art with Prospettiva Art Tours.
Dr Eireann Marshall
Dr Eireann Marshall is a Research Associate and Associate Lecturer with the Open University. She has published a number of articles on Ancient North Africa, and co-edited volumes on ‘Death and Disease in the Ancient City’ and ‘Women’s influence on Classical Civilisation’.
Eireann has led many tours for specialist tour operators, to Italy and North Africa.
In 2019 she was awarded Wanderlust Magazine’s Top History & Culture Guide at its World Guide Awards.
Prof. Gregory Dowling
He has written numerous articles on Venice, and was responsible for the sightseeing pages of the first five editions of the Time Out Guide to Venice. He is a member of the directorial board for a new museum in Ravenna devoted to Lord Byron, which will open in 2020.
He is also the author of the “Alvise Marangon” historical thriller novels set in Venice and a regular lecturer at the “Circolo Italo-Britannico” in Venice.
Dr Silvia Regonelli
Dr Silvia Regonelli was born in Cremona, Italy, and spent her university years working in Milan as a tourist guide, thus deepening her knowledge of the city’s history and cultural heritage. She holds a PhD in History of Art Criticism from the University of Milan, and is an expert on 19th century art. She especially values the complex relationship between facts and their interpretation, and how this relationship evolves in different cultures and historical periods.
She works as an Art History instructor for IES Abroad and as tourist guide and lecturer in Milan.
Chris Wiscarson has lectured extensively on 20th century art, thrillingly drawing out perspectives, insights and memorable interpretations of familiar and not-so-familiar paintings and sculpture. Today, Chris shares his time between Venice and London following a 45 year career in financial services which has taken him all over the world.
He is a Fellow of King’s College London and is a regular visitor to India where he is a member of the Seva Mandir Advisory Board.