PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Punam Madhok received her Ph.D. and M.A. at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her dissertation was on “The Drawing Books of Henry Peacham and Jan de Bisschop and the Place of Drawing in the Education of a Renaissance Gentleman” and her master’s paper was on “Lu Chih’s Relationship with the Cosmos.” She has published articles on Christian-Islamic Relations in the Court Art of Mughal India; The Interplay between Marriage, Ritual, and Art in Mithila; Kalighat Painting: A Unique Folk Art of Nineteenth Century Calcutta; The Art of Drawing in Seventeenth Century England; and Rubens and the Classical Tradition. She teaches courses in Asian, Renaissance, and Baroque art and exhibits her drawings and paintings.