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G. James Daichendt

G. James Daichendt is an art critic, a curator and an art historian that serves as vice-provost, dean of the colleges, and professor of art history at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA. Jim is the author of several books including: Robbie Conal: Streetwise: 35 Years of Politically Charged Guerrilla Art (Schiffer Publishing, 2020); The Urban Canvas: Street Art around the World (Schiffer Publishing, 2017); Kenny Scharf: In Absence of Myth (Schiffer Publishing, 2016); Shepard Fairey Inc: Artist/Professional/Vandal (Schiffer Publishing, 2014); and Stay Up! Los Angeles Street Art (Schiffer Publishing, 2012). He most recently co-curated Street Legacy: SoCal Style Masters at the California Center for Arts Museum (2022) and Sidewalk Activism at the Oceanside Museum of Art (2020). Jim is the recipient of a 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Office of the President of the United States for his service to the arts community and holds two master’s degrees and a doctorate from Harvard, Boston and Columbia universities.

Contact: Point Loma Nazarene University, 3900 Lomaland Dr., San Diego, CA 92106, USA.