As a historian and global archaeology professional, enjoys the honor of serving on
the Director’s Council of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA)
on the Board of the Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies at California State University in Long Beach (CSULB)
and as the 2017 Commodore of the Alamitos Bay Chargers boating club in Long Beach, Ca.
As a writer, photographer, graphic designer, and technology professional, Patty has had the pleasure of building websites, photographing, marketing and writing for over 200 commercial business clients around the country.
Civalleri is an avid cook, sailor, singer and classical pianist residing in Long Beach, California.
100 Word Synopsis for “FLORENCE Gems & Giants”
~ Think: “PEOPLE Magazine” meets the Michelangelo ~
This book links the fun back-stories of the Florence Renaissance with the historical people and sites throughout the city. It uses micro-content, story-telling, and a hyper-visual setting to make it easy for visitors to understand the true impact of art on the city, and on Western history. It enables the reader to come away as the smartest person in the room, without the commitment of heavy reading.
Included is a line-up of the star-powered Renaissance celebrities are Michelangelo, Raphael, Dante, Galileo, da Vinci, Donatello, Machiavelli, and plenty more. A brief synopsis of the Renaissance serves as the backdrop to the fun tales, trivia, and factoids.