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Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by CAA — Aug 15, 2013

CAA recognizes its members for their professional achievements, be it a grant, fellowship, residency, book prize, honorary degree, or related award.

Grants, Awards, and Honors is published every two months: in February, April, June, August, October, and December. To learn more about submitting a listing, please follow the instructions on the main Member News page.

August 2013

Joseph Ackley, a PhD candidate in art history at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts, has been awarded a research grant for his participation in the Mellon Research Initiative conference, “Art History and the Art of Deception,” taking place in October 2013.

Sarah Archino, a teaching fellow in the Department of Art at Millsaps College in Jackson Mississippi, who earned her doctorate in art history from the Graduate Center, City University of New York, has accepted a 2013–15 postdoctoral teaching fellowship at the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art in Paris, France, from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Chris Barnard, an artist based in Los Angeles, California, has spent the month of June 2013 in residency at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont.

Julia Whitney Barnes, an artist based in Brooklyn, New York, has received a commission to create a permanent glass-mosaic installation, titled Coloridas Historias de México, for the Brooklyn School of Inquiry.

Sinclair Bell, associate professor of art history at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, has been awarded a Howard Fellowship from the Howard Foundation at Brown University for 2013–14 to complete a monograph on chariot racing in ancient Rome.

Sarah Berkeley has been named a resident artist by the Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions (ACRE) in Steuben, Wisconsin. Berkeley’s collaborator, Regin Igloria, will join her during the summer 2013 program.

Wendy Bellion, associate professor in the Department of Art History at the University of Delaware in Newark, has received an eight-week visiting professorship at the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art in Paris, France, for spring 2015.

Steven Bleicher has been awarded a commission to produce a public art project, called Nature and Man in Rhapsody of Light at the Water Cube, in Beijing, China. His collaborators for the work were the artist Jennifer Wen Ma and the lighting designer Zheng Jianwei. Bleicher was the color specialist.

Suzanne Preston Blier, Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts and Professor of African and African American Studies in the Department of Art and Architecture at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been named a 2013–14 Getty scholar by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. She will work on a project entitled “By Sea, Sand, and River: Africa and the West, a History in Art (1300–1800).”

Michele Brody, an artist based in New York, has completed the Emmanuel College Artist in Residence Program, where she worked with three other artists on a class called “Contemporary Art and Artistic Practice.”

Larry Busbea has won a 2013 Grant to Individuals in the category of research from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, based in Chicago, Illinois. His project is called “The Responsive Environment: Aesthetics, Design, and Ecology in the 1970s.”

Katherine Bussard, Peter C. Bunnell Curator of Photography at the Princeton University Art Museum in Princeton, New Jersey, has earned a 2013 Grant to Individuals in the publication category from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Her publication is called Unfamiliar Streets: Photographs by Richard Avedon, Charles Moore, Martha Rosler, and Philip-Lorca diCorcia.

Kimberly Callas, an artist based in Brooks, Maine, has received a Puffin Foundation Grant for her sculptural project Portraits of the Ecological Self. The project includes ten hand-sculpted, life-size portraits that combine a detailed likeness of an individual with natural materials chosen to reveal the unique bond an individual has with nature.

Luis M. Castañeda has won a 2013 Grant to Individuals in the publication category from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, based in Chicago, Illinois. His book is called The Exhibitionist State: Image Economies of the Mexican “Miracle.”

Sheila Crane has won a 2013 Grant to Individuals in the category of research from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, based in Chicago, Illinois. Her project is called “Inventing Informality.”

Florina Hernandez Capistrano-Baker, a consultant for the Ayala Museum in Makati City, Philippines, has been named a 2013–14 Getty scholar by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Her project is called “Routes of Exchange: Tenth–Thirteenth Century Gold from Butuan and Links to the Indian Ocean and Mediterranean Trade Network.”

Grace Chuang, a doctoral student in art history at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts, has received the 2013–14 IFA/Centre Allemand Fellowship in Paris, France.

William Coleman, a doctoral student in the History of Art Department at the University of California, Berkeley, has been appointed a 2013–14 predoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. He will continue work on “Thomas Cole’s Buildings: Architecture in Painting and Practice in the Early Republic.”

Erin Corrales-Diaz, a PhD student in the Art Department at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, has been named Joe and Wanda Corn Predoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. Her research involves “Remembering the Veteran: Disability, Trauma, and the American Civil War, 1861–1915.”

Vanessa Frances Rhiannon Crosby, a PhD candidate in the Department of Religious Studies at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, has been named a 2013–14 predoctoral fellow by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. She will work on “Foreign Goods and Trans-Regional Identities: Commemoration as Cross Cultural Encounter.”

John J. Curley, assistant professor in the Department of Art at Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, North Carolina, has received a publication grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art for his book A Conspiracy of Images: Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, and Cold War Visuality, forthcoming from Yale University Press.

Melissa Dabakis, professor of art history at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, has been appointed Terra Foundation Senior Fellow in American Art for 2013 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. She will work on “A Cultural History of Italo-American Relations, 1760–1900.”

Melissa Dabakis, professor of art history at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, has received a publication grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art for her book The American Corinnes: Women Sculptors and the Eternal City, 1850–1876, forthcoming from Pennsylvania State University Press.

Chanchal Dadlani, assistant professor of art history in the Department of Art at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has been awarded a 2013–14 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Her project is titled “Art and Epistemology between Early Modern India and France: The Collection of Jean-Baptiste Gentil.”

Andrew Demirjian, an artist based in Palisades Park, New Jersey, has been awarded a 2013 New Jersey Individual Artist’s Fellowship in the media/digital art category from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

Laura DeVito, a student in the MFA program in collaborative design at Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon, has completed a 2013 Spring Break Residency with Signal Fire in the deserts of Southern California.

Barbara Diener has accepted a residency for summer 2013 at the Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions (ACRE), based in Steuben, Wisconsin.

Rob Duarte has been awarded a summer 2013 residency at the Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions (ACRE), based in Steuben, Wisconsin.

Sam Durant, an artist based in Los Angeles, California, has been selected to participate in the 2013 Getty Artists Program, administered by the Education Department at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.

Kara Fiedorek, a doctoral student in art history in the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, has accepted a research grant for her upcoming participation in a Mellon Research Initiative conference, “Art History and the Art of Deception,” scheduled for October 4–5, 2013.

Coco Fusco, an interdisciplinary artist and writer based in Brooklyn, New York, has completed a May–June 2013 residency at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.

Ken Gonzales-Day, an artist and the chair of the Art Department at Scripps College in Claremont, California, has accepted a 2013 summer residency at the Terra Residency Program in Giverny, France. He will work on a project called Absence, Stasis, and Other Non-Decisive Moments.

Ellery Foutch, who completed her PhD in the History of Art Department at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, has earned a 2013–15 postdoctoral teaching fellowship at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, England, with help from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Carl Fuldner, a doctoral student in the Department of Art History at the University of Chicago in Illinois, has been appointed a 2013–14 predoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. His dissertation examines “Evolving Photography: Naturalism and American Pictorialism, 1890–1917.”

Christine Eva Göttler, a professor and chair of the Institut für Kunstgeschichte at Universität in Bern, Switzerland, has been named a 2013–14 Getty scholar by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. She will work on “Inventing Newness: Art, Local History, and ‘World Knowledge’ in Early Modern Antwerp (Mid-Sixteenth to Mid-Seventeenth Centuries).”

Jennifer Greenhill, associate professor of art history in the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, has been awarded an eight-week visiting professorship at the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art in Paris, France, for spring 2014, thanks to the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Kenneth Haltman, H. Russell Pitman Professor of Art History in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, has accepted a visiting professorship in the John F. Kennedy Institute at Freie Universität in Berlin, Germany, for spring–summer 2014, with assistance from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Adam Han, an MFA student in fiber and material studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Illinois, has been chosen as a 2013 Windgate Museum Intern by the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design. He will contribute to a digital exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution’s Archives of American Art in Washington, DC, that tells the story of studio craft in the United States through primary-source material.

Mazie Harris, a doctoral student in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, has accepted a fellowship to attend the 2013 Terra Summer Residency in Giverny, France. She will work on “The Portraits and Proprietary Claims of New York Photography Studios on Broadway 1853–1884.”

Andrew Hemingway, emeritus professor of history of art in the Department of History of Art at University College London in England, has accepted a visiting professorship in the John F. Kennedy Institute at Freie Universität in Berlin, Germany, for fall–winter 2013, courtesy the Terra Foundation of American Art.

Christopher Heuer, assistant professor in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, has accepted a 2013 Grant to Individuals in the category of public program from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. He will work on a project called “7 March 1965” with his collaborators, Abbey Dubin and Matthew Jesse Jackson, in a collective called Our Literal Speed.

Patricia Hills, professor in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Boston University in Massachusetts, has been selected as a guest lecturer for 2013 at the Terra Summer Residency in Giverny, France. She will present “Whatever Happened to the ‘New Art History’? Reflections on Theoretical and Methodological Approaches since the 1970s.

Jessica L. Horton, an independent scholar who earned her doctorate in the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, has been appointed a 2013–14 postdoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. She will work on “Diplomatic Choreographies: The Travels of Native American Dance Paintings during the Cold War.”

Kellie Jones, associate professor in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University in New York, has been named a senior scholar for the 2013 Terra Summer Residency in Giverny, France. Her project is titled “Crisscrossing the World: Los Angeles Artists and the Global Imagination, 1960–1980.”

Wendy Katz, an associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, has been appointed a 2013–14 senior fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. Her project is “The Politics of Art Criticism in the Penny Press, 1833–61.”

Miri Kim, a PhD student in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, has accepted a fellowship to attend the 2013 Terra Summer Residency in Giverny, France. She will work on “‘Right Matter in the Right Place’: The Paintings of Albert Pinkham Ryder.”

Kristina Renee Kleutghen, assistant professor in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a 2013–14 National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. She will continue her work on “Visions of the West: Rediscovering Eighteenth-Century Chinese Perspective Prints and Viewing Devices.”

Marina Kliger, a PhD student in art history in the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, has accepted a nine-week summer internship at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. She will catalogue and digitize rare French and Belgian reproductive prints.

Ethan W. Lasser, Margaret S. Winthrop Associate Curator of American Art at the Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has received the ninth annual Patricia and Phillip Frost Essay Award from the editorial board of the journal American Art, published by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, based in Washington, DC. His article, “Selling Silver: The Business of Copley’s Paul Revere,” appeared in the Fall 2012 issue of the journal.

Dimitrios Latsis, a PhD candidate in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, has been named Committee on Institutional Cooperation–Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellow by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. In a position jointly hosted with the National Museum of American History, Latsis will research “Nature, Nation, Narrative: The Discourse of Landscape in Pre–World War II American Cinema.”

Tirza T. Latimer, chair of the Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies at California College of the Arts in Oakland, has been appointed a guest lecturer at the 2013 Terra Summer Residency in Giverny, France. She will give a talk on “The Making of Modernism’s Origin Myths.”

Craig Lee, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art History at the University of Delaware in Newark, has taken a nine-week summer internship at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. He will review files, construction plans, and progress photographs to produce materials showing the development and evolution of the museum’s master facilities plan projects.

Sara Lees, along with her coauthors Richard Tand and Sandra L. Webber, has won the thirty-third annual George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award from the Art Libraries Society of North America. Their publication is called Nineteenth-Century European Paintings at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute (Williamstown, MA: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 2012).

Lihong Liu, who recently earned her doctorate in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, has received a 2013–14 postdoctoral fellowship from the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. She will work on “Artistic Exchange between China and Europe during the Eighteenth Century.”

Michael Lobel, professor of art history at Purchase College, State University of New York, in Purchase, New York, has received a 2012–13 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence from his institution. The award recognizes his work in the category of scholarship and creative activities.

Stéphane Loire, chief curator in the Paintings Department at the Musée du Louvre in Paris, France, has been named a 2013–14 museum guest scholar by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. His host at the J. Paul Getty Museum will be the Department of Paintings.

Joe Madura, a doctorial student in the Art History Department at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, has been appointed a 2013–14 predoctoral fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. His dissertation topic is “Revising Minimal Art in the AIDS Crisis, 1984–98.”

Christopher Manzione, an artist based in Vernon, New Jersey, has been awarded a 2013 New Jersey Individual Artist’s Fellowship in the category of media/digital art from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

Lee Mazow, associate professor of art history in the Department of Art at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, has been awarded the twenty-fifth annual Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art from the Smithsonian American Art Museum, based in Washington, DC. The prize recognizes his latest book, Thomas Hart Benton and the American Sound (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012).

Kori Newkirk, an artist based in Los Angeles, California, has won a 2013 fellowship from the Fellows of Contemporary Art. The award comes with a $10,000 prize.

Laura Hart Newlon has accepted a residency at the Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions (ACRE) in Steuben, Wisconsin. Newlon’s collaborator, Kate O’Neill, will join her at the summer 2013 program.

Kasia Ozga has been awarded a summer 2013 residency at the Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions (ACRE), based in Steuben, Wisconsin.

Laure Poupard, a doctoral student at Université Paris IV—Sorbonne in Paris, France, has earned a research travel grant to the United States from the Terra Foundation for American Art. He/she will work on “The Artistic Sources of Propaganda Photographs: Official Photographic Exhibitions in America, 1935–1946.”

Meha Priyadarshini, a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at Columbia University in New York, has been named a 2013–14 predoctoral fellow by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California, to work on “From Jingdezhen to Puebla: Cultural and Artistic Exchange across the Pacific.”

Jennifer Quick, a graduate student in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been accepted the 2013 Phillip and Patricia Frost Predoctoral Fellowship at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. Her project is called “The Dynamics of Deskilling: Ed Ruscha 1956–70.”

Leslie Reinhardt, an independent scholar based in Maryland, has been appointed a 2013–14 senior fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. She will explore “Copley’s Death of Major Peirson” in a joint position with the National Portrait Gallery

Steve Rowell, an artist, curator, and researchers, has won a 2013 Grant to Individuals in the film category from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. His project is called Parallelograms.

Casey Ruble, an artist based in Clinton, New Jersey, has been awarded a 2013 New Jersey Individual Artist’s Fellowship for her works on paper from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

Sofia Sanabrais, an independent scholar based in Los Angeles, California, has been named a 2013–14 Getty scholar by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. Her research project is called “The Globalization of Taste: The Influence of Asia on Artistic Production in Colonial Latin America.”

Emily Schlemowitz, an MA student in art history at Hunter College, City University of New York, has been selected as a 2013 Windgate Museum Intern by the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design. She will work closely with curatorial and exhibitions staff at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, to assist with research in preparation for the 2014 Arts/Industry exhibition and publication.

Ileana Selejan, a PhD student in art history in the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, has been awarded a research grant to participate in a Mellon Research Initiative conference, “Art History and the Art of Deception,” that will take place October 4–5, 2013.

Yoshiaki Shimizu, Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology (emeritus) at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, has been named a 2013–14 guest scholar by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. His topic is “Transmission and Transformation: The China–Japan Interface in Arts and Other Things.”

Elizabeth Simmons, a graduate student on the PhD curatorial track in the Department of Art History at the University of Delaware in Newark, has accepted a nine-week summer internship at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. She will assist in updating collections records according to recent catalogues raisonnés and other art-historical research.

Xiao Situ, a PhD student in the Department of the History of Art at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, has accepted a 2013–14 predoctoral fellowship from the Wyeth Foundation for American Art. Situ will continue research and writing for “Emily Dickinson’s Window Culture, 1830–86” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC.

Marie M. Sivak, an artist based in Portland, Oregon, has received the 2013 Margo Harris Hammerschlag Direct Carving Award, which comes with a $10,000 prize.

Deborah Stratman, an artist and filmmaker based in Chicago, Illinois, has won a 2013 Grant to Individuals in the exhibition category from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts. Her project is titled Subsurface Voids.

Edward J. Sullivan, Helen Gould Sheppard Professor in the History of Art at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts, has received a publication grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art. His book, forthcoming from Yale University Press, is called From San Juan to Paris and Back: Francisco Oller, Caribbean Artist in the Age of Impressionism.

Tina Tahir, an artist based in Chicago, Illinois, has been selected a winner of the 2013 ARTslanT Prize for her mixed-media sculpture Thirty (2012).

Ellen Tani, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University in Stanford, California, has received a 2013–15 predoctoral dissertation fellowship from the Carter Woodson Institute for African and African-American Studies at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Her dissertation is entitled “Black Conceptualism and the Atmospheric Turn, 1968–2008.”

Alex Taylor a doctoral student in the Department of History of Art at Oxford University in Oxford, England, has accepted a fellowship to attend the 2013 Terra Summer Residency in Giverny, France. She will work on Forms of Persuasion: Art and Corporate Enterprise in the 1960s.”

Nancy Um, associate professor in the Department of Art History at Binghamton University, State University of New York, in Binghamton, New York, has been named a 2013–14 Getty scholar by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Um will continue working on
“The Material World of the Overseas Merchant in Yemen: Ceremonies, Gifts, and the Social Protocols of Trade, 1700-1750.”

Luis Vargas-Santiago, a graduate student in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin, has been named Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art for 2013–14 by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. His dissertation is called “The Diaspora of Emiliano Zapata: From the Mexican Revolution to the American Imagination.”

Charlene Villaseñor-Black, associate professor in the Department of Art History at the University of California, Los Angeles, has been named a 2013–14 Getty scholar by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. She is researching “Itinerant Artists in the Global Early Modern World.”

Emily Warner, a PhD candidate in the History of Art Department at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, has accepted a 2013–14 predoctoral fellowship from the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. Her dissertation is entitled “Crafting the Abstract Environment: The Abstract Mural in New York, 1935–60.”

Sarah Warren, assistant professor of art history at Purchase College, State University of New York, in Purchase, New York, has been named James Renwick Senior Fellow in American Craft at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. The name of her research project is “Craft between Modernism and Counterculture: Rhinebeck and the Studio Craft Movement.”

Spencer Wigmore, a doctoral student in the Department of Art History at the University of Delaware in Newark, has taken a nine-week summer internship at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. He will assist in research and organization for a forthcoming exhibition on nineteenth-century American landscape photography.

Tatsiana Zhurauliova, a PhD candidate in the Department of the History of Art at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, has accepted a 2013 fellowship for the Terra Summer Residency in Giverny, France. She will work on
“Arcadia Americana: American Landscape in the Art of Arshile Gorky, Pavel Tchelitchew, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi during World War II.”

Claire Zimmerman, assistant professor of art history and architecture at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, has won a 2013 Grant to Individuals for a publication from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, based in Chicago, Illinois. Her book project is called Photographic Modern Architecture.