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Professor Thomas Germano teaches painting, drawing and art history at the State University of New York at Farmingdale. He has nearly 20 years teaching experience and is an accomplished artist and lecturer. He has exhibited new paintings and drawings throughout the region, including the 2005 D.U.M.B.O. Art Festival which is, located "Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass" on the Brooklyn waterfront and in the 179th annual artists’ invitiational exhibition of Painting and Sculpture at the National Academy Museum, NYC.
Professor Germano has done a comprehensive study of European art in his travels throughout Europe. Each year, he travels to Europe with Farmingdale students and teaches a class in Renaissance Art History. He is a popular lecturer who presents lectures throughout New York on subjects including "The Genius of Leonardo DaVinci," "Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel," "The Art of Ancient Iraq (Mesopotamia)"."Caravaggio", "Bernini", "Dutch Golden Age Painting", "The Art of the Celtic Manuscript", "Muslim Architecture in Spain," "Van Gogh".
Professor Germano received his bachelor's degree in Fine Arts in 1985 at Cornell University. His portfolio earned him a scholarship to Yale University, Yale School of Art. He studied painting with William Bailey and Bernard Chaet and received his Masters Degree in Fine Art with a concentration in painting.