An art historian specializing in Italian Renaissance art, Dr. Jennifer Sliwka received her PhD from the Johns Hopkins University and MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art. Her research has been supported by the Getty Research Institute, the Kress Foundation, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Villa I Tatti, The Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies. Sliwka has taught for Universities in Canada, the US, France, Italy and the UK and helped design and teach the collaborative MA in ‘Christianity and the Arts’ between King’s College and the National Gallery. From 2007-2017 she worked as a Curator at the National Gallery, London, curating exhibitions including: Devotion by Design: Italian Altarpieces before 1500 (2011), Visions of Paradise: Botticini’s Palmieri Altarpiece (2015) and Monochrome: Painting in Black and White (2017-18). Before joining the National Gallery she worked at the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum.