G. James Daichendt

G. James Daichendt

Lecturer in Art, Art Education

G. James Daichendt is Dean of the Arts and Humanities and Professor of Art History at Point Loma Nazarene University in Southern California. Dr. Daichendt is the Chief Editor of the academic journal: Visual Inquiry: Learning and Teaching Art and is an art critic for KCET, the nation’s largest independent public television station. A graduate from Columbia, Harvard, and Boston universities, Dr. Daichendt is currently writing a biography on artist Kenny Scharf.


Published books include:

  • Robbie Conal: Streetwise: 35 Years of Politically Charged Guerrilla Art (2020)
  • The Urban Canvas: Street Art Around the World (2017)
  • Kenny Scharf: In Absence of Myth (2016)
  • Shepard Fairey Inc: Artist/Professional/Vandal (2014)
  • Stay Up! Los Angeles Street Art (2012)
  • Artist Scholar: Reflections on Writing and Research (2011)
  • Artist-Teacher: A Philosophy for Creating and Teaching (2010)