Ivana Prijatelj Pavičić
She is currently working as a full professor and the Head of the Department of Art historyat the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science, University of Split. In the past she has worked as a guest lecturer at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science in Sarajevo, Ljubljana and The Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Montenegro in Cetinje.
Currently she is heading the art history module of the postgraduate programme of humanistic studies in Split. She is holding two postgraduate courses: Umjetnički i politički identitet umjetnika Schiavona (Arististic and Political Identity of Schiavone Artists) and Marijanska ikonografija u slikarstvu Dalmacije od 15. do 18. st. (Marian Iconography in Dalmatian Painting from the 15th to 18th Centuries). Her field of interest is the Dalmatian art from the 14th to 18th centuries, with focus on painting and sculpture, as well as artists of Croatian origin known as Schiavoni.
She has published four books: 1. Loretske teme. Novi podaci o štovanju loretske Bogorodice u likovnim umjetnostima na području Ilirika, Vitagraf, Rijeka, 1994. (Lauretan problems: New Facts about Worshiping Lauretan Virgin in Visual Arts on the Illyrian Territory); 2. Kroz Marijin ružičnjak. Zapadna marijanska ikonografija u dalmatinskom slikarstvu od 14. do 18. st., Književni krug, Split, 1998. (Through Mary's Rose Garden. Western Marian Iconography in Dalmatian Painting from the 14the to 18th Centuries); 3. Julije Klović. Ikonografske studije, Matica hrvatska, Zagreb, 1999. (Julije Klović: Iconographic Studies); 4. U potrazi za izgubljenim slikarstvom. O majstoru Lovru iz Kotora i slikarstvu na prostoru od Dubrovnika do Kotora tijekom druge polovice 15. stoljeća, Matica hrvatska – ogranak Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik, 2013. (In Search of Lost Art. On Master Lovro of Kotor and Painting from Dubrovnik to Kotor during the Second Half of the Fifteenth Century). She wrote more than 70 scientific papers (A1 and A2) and articles published in various scientific journals (in Croatia and also in Italy, Slovenia, Bosnia, Serbia). She has held in 32 lectures in Croatia and abroad, and she is also a member of the editing team of Atti e memorie della società dalmata di storia patria (Rome). Since 1996 she has participated on the project Umjetnička baština i umjetnička topografija Hrvatske carried out by the Institute of Art History, Zagreb. She conducted a two-year project Ikonografija Julija Klovića (Iconology of Julije Klović), which started in 1998 at the Institute of Art History in Zagreb as a part of a larger project Slikarstvo i kiparstvo 16. ‒ 20. st. (Painting and sculpture from the 16th to 20th Centuries) headed by Professor Ivanka Reberski.
From 2002 to 2005 she participated in a scientific research on the project Graditeljstvo i inventar u Dalmaciji od 16. do 19. stoljeća (with prof. dr. Marija Stagličić, at the Institute of Art History in Zagreb). Since 2007 she has been working at the head of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports' scientific research project Istočnojadranske umjetničke teme: umjetnost, politika, maritimno iskustvo.