CAA Awards for Distinction
By honoring outstanding member achievements, CAA reaffirms its mission to encourage the highest standards of scholarship, practice, connoisseurship, and teaching in the arts. With these annual awards, CAA seeks to honor individual artists, art historians, authors, curators, and critics whose accomplishments transcend their individual disciplines and contribute to the profession as a whole and to the world at large.
For more information about a particular award, and to read lists of past recipients and jury citations, click the name of that award in the “Also in This Section” menu to the right.
Nominations for 2015 Awards
CAA has begun accepting nominations for the 2015 awards. Please review the guidelines to familiarize yourself with the nomination process and to download, complete, and submit the requested materials. Deadline: July 31, 2014, for the Charles Rufus Morey Book Award and the Alfred H. Barr Jr. Awards; August 31, 2014, for all others.
2014 Awards for Distinction
CAA has announced the recipients of the 2014 Awards for Distinction, which honor the outstanding achievements and accomplishments of individual artists, art historians, authors, conservators, curators, and critics whose efforts transcend their individual disciplines and contribute to the profession as a whole and to the world at large.
CAA formally recognized the honorees at a special awards ceremony that was held during Convocation at the 102nd Annual Conference in Chicago, on Wednesday evening, February 12, 2014, 5:30–7:00 PM. Led by Anne Collins Goodyear, president of the CAA Board of Directors, the awards ceremony took place in the Hilton Chicago’s Grand Ballroom. Convocation and the awards ceremony was free and open to the public. The Hilton Chicago is located at 720 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605.
Please direct all queries regarding the Awards for Distinction to Lauren Stark, CAA manager of programs.