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Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by CAA — Feb 15, 2016

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.

February 2016

Jay A. Clarke, Manton Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts, has been named a 2016 curatorial fellow by the Center for Curatorial Leadership.

Lily Cox-Richard, an artist based in Houston, Texas, has received a 2015 Houston Artadia Award, which comes with an unrestricted grant of $12,000.

Claire Daigle, associate professor and chair of the MA program in the history and theory of contemporary art at the San Francisco Art Institute in California, has won a 2015 award from the Arts Writers Grant Program, administered by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, for her blog, Figuring Fiction.

Susan Fisher, executive director and chief curator at the Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation in New York, has been chosen by the Center for Curatorial Leadership to join its 2016 class of curatorial fellows.

Johanna Gosse, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University in New York, has accepted a 2015 award from the Arts Writers Grant Program, overseen by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. She will work on her book, On Site: Ray Johnson’s New York.

Valerie Hillings, curator and manager of curatorial affairs for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation’s Abu Dhabi Project in the United Arab Emirates, has been selected as a 2016 curatorial fellow by the Center for Curatorial Leadership.

Elise Kirk, an artist based in Brooklyn, New York, has accepted a Working Artist Photography Award. Kirk was selected for the month of September 2015.

Courtney Martin, assistant professor in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, has won a 2015 award from the Arts Writers Grant Program, steered by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. She will work on her book, A Critical Language: Lawrence Alloway’s Words to the Art World.

Theresa Papanikolas, curator of European and American art at the Honolulu Museum of Art in Hawai‘i, has been named a 2016 curatorial fellow by the Center for Curatorial Leadership.

Melissa Ragain, assistant professor of art history at Montana State University in Bozeman, has received a 2015 award from the Arts Writers Grant Program, administered by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. She will use the funds to work on her article, “Environmental Aesthetics in the Postwar University.”

Daniel Schulman, director of visual art for the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events in Illinois, has been chosen to be a 2016 curatorial fellow by the Center for Curatorial Leadership.

Martha Schwendener, an art critic for the New York Times and a PhD candidate in art history at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, has received a 2015 award in short-form writing from the Arts Writers Grant Program, administered by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Deborah Stratman, an artist and filmmaker based in Chicago, Illinois, has been named a USA Collins Fellow for 2015 in the media category by United States Artists. The award comes with an unrestricted grant of $50,000.

Deborah Willis, a photographer, curator, author, historian, and chair of the Department of Photography and Imaging at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, has received an honorary degree from the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts.