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 2016 Awards
CAA has begun accepting nominations for the 2016 awards, to be announced in January of next year. Please review the guidelines to familiarize yourself with the nomination process.
2015 Awards for Distinction
CAA has announced the recipients of the 2015 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 held during Convocation at the 103rd Annual Conference in New York, on Wednesday evening, February 11, 2015, 5:30–7:00 PM. Led by DeWitt Godfrey, president of the CAA Board of Directors, the awards ceremony took place at the Hilton New York in midtown Manhattan.
Please direct all queries regarding the Awards for Distinction to Emmanuel Lemakis, CAA director of programs, at 212-392-4410.