Cynthia Gladen has a doctorate in early modern history with a specialization in Italian history, art, and paleography.


ACCESS Academy, Portland, middle school self-portraits in fabric (2013)

Cynthia is a freelance art writer, editor, and translator and has worked on a wide range of projects from artists’ TED talks and exhibition catalogs to translations of Boccaccio and Venetian galley auctions.

She has a particular interest in inter-disciplinary studies incorporating art, social history, and creative communities. She lives in Portland, Oregon.