Elizabeth Guffey performing advance research for Retro: The Culture of Revival, c. 1967.
Elizabeth Guffey is Associate Professor of Art History at the State University of New York, Purchase. She is also the author of Drawing an Elusive Line: the Art and Career of Pierre Paul Prud'hon (University of Delaware, 2001).
Dr. Guffey has written scholarly articles and critical reviews for a variety of publications including Master Drawings, Apollo, Art on Paper and the Actes du Musée du Louvre. President of the Design Studies Forum, Dr. Guffey is developing publications related to the field of design history and criticism.
Elizabeth Guffey holds a PhD and MA from Stanford University and a BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara. She was born in Illinois but moved to Los Angeles as a child. She currently lives just outside New York City with her husband Matt and their daughter Ellen.