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CAA News Today

CAA’s nine Professional Interests, Practices, and Standards Committees have welcomed their newly appointed members, who will serve three-year terms, 2011–14. In addition, seven new chairs have taken over committee leadership. New committee members and chairs began their terms last month at the 2011 Annual Conference in New York.

A call for nominations to serve on these committees appears annually from July to September in CAA News and on the CAA website. CAA’s president, vice president for committees, and executive director review nominations in December and make appointments that take effect the following February.

New Committee Members

Committee on Diversity Practices: Julie Levin Caro, Colby College; Yasmin Ramirez, Hunter College, City University of New York; Jordana Moore Saggese, California College of the Arts; and Jacqueline Taylor, University of Virginia. Kevin Concannon of the University of Akron takes over as chair from Renée Ater of the University of Maryland, College Park.

Committee on Intellectual Property: Benjamin Binstock, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art; and Charlotte Frost, Writtle School of Design. Doralynn Pines, formerly of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (retired), and Christine Sundt of Visual Resources: An International Journal of Documentation will share chair duties, succeeding Kenneth Cavalier, a lawyer based in British Columbia.

Committee on Women in the Arts: Wanda Ewing, University of Nebraska; Donna Moran, Pratt Institute; and Claudia Sbrissa, St. John’s University. Taking over the position of chair from Diane Burko, professor emerita at Philadelphia Community College, is Maria Elena Buszek of the University of Colorado, Denver.

Education Committee: Wayne (Mick) Charney, Kansas State University; Linda Cirocco, Savannah College of Art and Design; Joan Giroux, Columbia College Chicago; James Haywood Rolling, Syracuse University; and Julia Sienkewicz, Auburn University, Montgomery. Rosanne Gibel of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale succeeds Richard Tichich of Western Carolina University as chair.

International Committee: Kathryn Brown, Tilburg University; Diane Derr, Virginia Commonwealth University; Gwen Farrelly, Museum of Modern Art; and Geraldine A. Johnson, University of Oxford. Jennifer Milam of the University of Sydney remains the committee chair.

Museum Committee: Helen Burnham, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Christa Clarke, Newark Museum; Briley Rasmussen, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and N. Elizabeth Schlatter, University of Richmond Museum. Karol Ann Lawson of Sweet Briar College assumes chair duties from Jay Clarke of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.

Professional Practices Committee: Dana B. Clancy, Boston University; Anne McClanan, Portland State University; and Robert Tynes, University of North Carolina, Asheville. Charles Wright of Western Illinois University will continue to serve as chair.

Services to Artists Committee: Sharon L. Butler, Eastern Connecticut State University; Conrad Gleber, La Salle University; Micol Hebron, Chapman University; Julia Morrisroe, University of Florida; and Timothy Nolan, independent artist, Los Angeles. Jackie Apple of Art Center College of Design follows Brian Bishop of Framingham State University as chair.

Student and Emerging Professionals Committee: Hazel Antaramian-Hofman, California State University, Fresno; Steven Bleicher, Coastal Carolina University; Deborah Karpman, University of Montevallo; David Lindsay, Texas Tech University; and Laurel O. Peterson, Yale University. Jennifer Stoneking-Stewart of Lander University succeeds Hilary Batzel of Women’s Studio Workshop as chair.