Tony Gengarelly, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Since 1999 he has taught art and bookmaking for The Poetry Studio’s summer workshops. He has written and published on a variety of subjects, including Early American Modernism, Native American painting and Outsider Art. Most noteworthy are articles for the Mind’s Eye and Folk Art Messenger; also publications on American poster art, Maurice Prendergast, and artists on the autism spectrum. He has edited and written two books on the art of Jessica Park (Exploring Nirvana, and A World Transformed). His latest book is Art on the Spectrum: A Guide for Mentoring and Marketing Artists with ASD. Tony has curated individually or produced with his students over 40 exhibitions and he has been the Director of the Jessica Park Project for the past seventeen years, an educational and professional program at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (www.mcla.edu/JessicaPark).