The Art Historians of Southern California “AHSC” was founded in 1959 and is a College Art Association “CAA” affiliated organization. AHSC’s focus is to bring art historians from a variety of professional backgrounds (universities, colleges, community colleges, museums, and galleries) throughout California to engage in dialogue about the most current scholarship and professional practices in the field of art history.

Art Historians of Southern California Bylaws



AHSC Board Positions- 2018

Tom Folland President

Martina Pfleger Hesser Vice-President of Annual Meetings & Conferences

Gamble Madsen Administrative/Finance Director & Northern California Regional Officer

Ellis van den Boorgaard Outreach Director

Walter Meyer  Finance Director 

Jim Arthur Member at Large

Clare Kunny Member at Large

Juli Wolfgram Member at Large

Jean-Luc Bordeaux Board Member Emeritus
Donald Preziosi Board Member Emeritus