G. James Daichendt is Dean of the Colleges and Professor of Art History at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA. 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. Recent books include: The Urban Canvas: Street Art Around the World (2017), Kenny Scharf: In Absence of Myth (2016), Shepard Fairey Inc., Artist / Professional / Vandal (2013), Stay Up! Los Angeles Street Art (2012), Artist Scholar: Reflections on Writing and Research (2011), and Artist-Teacher: A Philosophy for Creating and Teaching (2010). Jim is a graduate of Columbia, Harvard and Boston universities.