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Frederick Bayersdorfer

  • Frederick Bayersdorfer
  • Assistant Dean for the Arts
  • College of Arts & Letters
  • 9032 Batten Arts and Letters
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3020
  • fbayersd@odu.edu
  • Assistant dean; manages Arts @ ODU; is director The Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries and the F. Ludwig Diehn Concert Series; has written art criticism for the Virginian Pilot. Prior to coming to ODU he was director of the Museum of Art, Science and Industry in Bridgeport, CT and Director of the Department of Museums for the City of Portsmouth, VA
  • Education

    Old Dominion University, 1994
    Major: Humanities. Concentration: contemporary art criticism and philosophy
    Degree: M.A.
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1975
    Major: Architecture and Urban Design
    Degree: Other
    Old Dominion University, 1973
    Major: Painting and Sculpture
    Degree: B.F.A.
  • Research Interests

    Art Criticism Museum Studies
  • 1989: Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi