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.


AHSC Board Positions, 2014-2016



Walter Meyer


Vice-President of Annual Meetings & Conferences

Jean-Luc Bordeaux


Administrative/Finance Director

Martina Pfleger Hesser


Outreach Director

Masha Kowell


Member at Large

Clare Kunny

Jillian Hernandez

Suzette Kirby


Regional Office — San Diego 

Meggie Morris


Regional Office — Northern California

Gamble Madsen


Regional Office — Santa Barbara/Central California

Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie