Sunnie Evers received her Ph.D. in Italian Renaissance Art from UC Berkeley, with a specialty in sixteenth century Italian Renaissance painting and architecture. Her dissertation focused on the patronage of Paolo Veronese. She has taught at UC Berkeley and Stanford as visiting professor and lectured widely on Renaissance art on such topics as Paolo Veronese: Universal Artist; The Art of Villeggiatura: The Villa from Ancient Rome to Napa; The Engaging Gaze, From Leonardo to Vermeer; Visualizing Love in the Renaissance; and David Hockney: Places of Delight. She has also presented papers at the College Arts Association, The Renaissance Society of America and Sixteenth Century Studies.