Sunnie Evers holds a BA from Smith College and PhD from UC Berkeley in Italian Renaissance Art History with a specialty in the art of Paolo Veronese and 16thcentury Venetian art and architecture. She has been a visiting professor at Stanford University and UC Berkeley and taught art history and women’s studies at Convent of the Sacred Heart High School for 15 years. Currently she teaches at the Fromm Institute in San Francisco and Osher Lifelong Learning at Dominican University. She lectures broadly across the country and abroad on such topics as Paolo Veronese: Universal Artist; The Art of Villeggiatura: The Villa from Ancient Rome to Napa; The Engaging Gaze, From Leonardo to Vermeer; Visualizing Love in the Renaissance; and David Hockney: Places of Delight. She has also presented papers at the College Arts Association, The Renaissance Society of America and Sixteenth Century Studies. Until recently Sunnie served as Secretary of the Board and Chair of Development of Miss Porter’s School and spearheaded, the first auction of women artists, “By Women, For Tomorrow’s Women” in partnership with Sotheby’s NY to raise funds for financial aid. She has served on the board of San Francisco Ballet for over 25 years as Chair of the Education and Training Committee and currently as Co-Chair of the Board. In addition, she has been a member of the board of Narrative Magazine, a digital platform for all forms of literature. In addition, she has served on the boards of Save Venice, Humanities West, Modern Art Council and UC Berkeley Documents Collection. She lives in San Francisco and Connecticut, crossing the country to keep connected with her 3 children and 2 grandchildren.