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Dillon Gisch

Dillon Gisch

Ph.D. Candidate - Classical Archaeology
M.A. Candidate - Anthropology
B.A. Art History and Classical Studies, University of Washington, 2013

Dillon Gisch received his B.A. in Art History and Classical Studies from University of Washington (Seattle) in 2013.  Thereafter, he became Director of Antique and Modern Works on Paper at Davidson Galleries (Seattle), where he researched and mounted a variety of exhibitions on European, American, and Japanese graphic art from the 1450s to 1990s.

Dillon is currently an M.A. Candidate in the Department of Anthropology and a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Classics at Stanford University, where he studies art and archaeology. He has broad interests in the histories of Hellenistic and Roman art from 200 BCE to 600 CE as well as particular topical interests in the historiography of classical art, visual culture, material culture & materiality, social history & archaeology, musuem & heritage ethics, and image data & metadata. His dissertation investigates the materiality of serially (re)produced images of Venus in the Roman world and ancient viewership. He also has special interests in the history of printmaking, photography, reuse, and the afterlives of art.