Chief Curator and Irene Leache Curator of European Art
Lloyd DeWitt, Ph.D. is the Chief Curator and Irene Leache Curator of European Art of the Chrysler Museum of Art. He is recognized not only for his exhibitions, but for his scholarship, publications, and expertise as an educator. He holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Maryland, College Park. Studying with Arthur Wheelock of the National Gallery of Art, he specialized in Northern Baroque and Northern Renaissance Art.
His dissertation on the career of Dutch painter Jan Lievens (1607–1674) made him a leading expert on the artist. He earned an M.A. in Art History from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a B.A. with honors in Fine Art from the University of Guelph, Ontario. He has taught at four North American colleges and universities, and has led numerous conference presentations.