Barbara Olins Alpert


Rhode Island School of Design  adjunct professor 1992-2000

Faculty Development Grant from RISD 1998

Listed in Who’s Who in International Rock Art – UNESCO

Phi Beta Kappa, Brown University,  Summa Cum Laude.



The Creative Ice Age Brain: Cave Art in the Light of  Neuroscience. 

2009  New York:  Foundation20/21.  (for reviews click here: BOOK REVIEWS QUOTES.pdf)


The Meaning of the Dots on the Horses of Pech Merle,  Arts Journal:  Basel: 2013

Niaux: Théatre d’Illusion,   l’Anthropologie, Paris: 2012

Altxerri Cave in Spain,  The Underground Movement, USA: 2011

A Context For The Vero Beach Engraved Mammoth,

      L’Art Pleistocène Dans le Monde,  Congrès IFRAO 2010

Des Preuves de Sens Ludique dans l’art du Pleistocène

        L’Anthropologie, Paris:  l992


Cupules, Circles and Mandalas in a special edition devoted to symbolism

in Paleolithic art published by Anthropologie, Moravske museum, Brno,

Czech Republic: 1996


The Meaning of  the Dots on the Horses of Pech Merle

Niaux, Theatre of Illusions (in French)

Article on the Vero Beach Mammoth engraving

Article on  Paleolithic Art  of Altxerri Cave