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Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by February 15, 2014

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 2014

Amy Bryzgel, lecturer in history of art at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, has been awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship for 2014 to support work on a book project titled “Performance Art in Central and Eastern Europe,” which will be a comprehensive study of performance art practices in the region.

Sharon L. Butler, an artist and writer based in New York and southeastern Connecticut, has accepted a 2013 award from the Arts Writers Grant Program for her blog, Two Coats of Paint.

Stephanie Cardon of Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, has been accepted into the 2013 Art Writing Workshop, a partnership between the International Association of Art Critics, the Arts Writers Grant Program (supported by Creative Capital), and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Carolyn Castaño, an artist based in Los Angeles, California, has received a $25,000 award from the 2013 Painters and Sculptors Grant Program, administered by the Joan Mitchell Foundation.

Victoria Fu, an artist based in San Diego and Los Angeles, California, has earned a 2013 grant from Art Matters to support her ongoing work.

Gregory Halpern, a photographer who lives and works in Rochester, New York, has been accepted into Light Work’s Artist-in-Residence Program for 2014.

Steve Kurtz, professor of art and chair of the Department of Visual Studies at the State University of New York’s University at Buffalo, has earned a 2013 grant from Art Matters to support travel to Argentina for Critical Art Ensemble’s work with the art and environmental organization Ala Plástica in Río de la Plata, toward the second part of the project Basins.

Jessica Labatte, a photographer based in Chicago, Illinois, has been accepted into Light Work’s Artist-in-Residence Program for 2014.

Saloni Mathur of the Department of Art History at the University of California, Los Angeles, has earned a 2013 award from the Arts Writers Grant Program for her book project, “A Fragile Inheritance: Radical Stakes in Contemporary Indian Art.”

Allison Miller, an artist who lives and works in Baltimore, Maryland, has been named a 2014 Artist in Residence by the Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts, based in New Berlin, New York.

Sarah Pollman of Allston, Massachusetts, has been accepted into the 2013 Art Writing Workshop, a partnership between the International Association of Art Critics, the Arts Writers Grant Program (supported by Creative Capital), and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Gregory Sale has won a 2013 Art Matters grant to support the first iteration of Sleepover, a series of activities with diverse constituents exploring reentering society after incarceration, in Phoenix, Arizona.

Krista Thompson, associate professor in the Department of Art History at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, has received a 2013 award from the Arts Writers Grant Program for her book project, “The Visual Economy of Light in African Diasporic Aesthetic Practice.”

Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by December 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.

December 2013

Karen Barzman from Harvard University’s Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been appointed visiting professor at Villa I Tatti in Florence, Italy, for the fall 2013 semester. She will work on a book project called “The Limits of Identity: Venice, Dalmatia, and the Representations of Difference.”

Elisabeth Agro, Nancy M. McNeil Associate Curator of American Modern and Contemporary Crafts and Decorative Arts for the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Pennsylvania, has accepted a 2013 award from the Craft Research Fund by the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design, based in Asheville, North Carolina. The $7,000 in funds will help expand, envision, and prototype innovative structures for disseminating craft knowledge and fostering scholarly social networking through her project with Namita Gupta Wiggers, called Critical Craft Forum.

Sonya Clark, chair of craft/material studies in the School of the Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, has received a 2013 award from the Craft Research Fund by the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design, based in Asheville, North Carolina. The $14,955 award will support Clark’s The Hair Craft Project, which investigates the relationship between textile arts and the craftsmanship of contemporary African American hair braiders within the localized intercultural context of Richmond.

Jessica Cochran, curator of exhibitions and acting assistant director of the Center for Book and Paper Arts at Columbia College Chicago in Illinois, and Melissa Potter, associate professor in the Interdisciplinary Arts Department at Columbia College Chicago, have been named 2013 Craft Research Fund recipients by the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design, based in Asheville, North Carolina. Their $7,642 award will support research for Social Paper, an exhibition and its accompanying catalogue charting the evolution of the art of hand papermaking in relation to the discourse on socially engaged art, with special attention to craft, labor, community, and site-specificity.

William L. Coleman, a PhD candidate in the history of art at the University of California, Berkeley, has been awarded the second annual Sir Denis Mahon Essay Prize for unpublished work on an early modern topic by a scholar under 30. The award comes with a £1,000 prize and the invitation to present the winning project, “‘To live in accord with nature’: Rubens’s Houses and the Construction of Neostoic Leisure,” as a lecture at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England.

Jane Fine has completed an artist’s residency at the Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts. She was at the foundation’s studio center in Berlin, New York, from September 15 to October 12, 2013.

Lindsay Henry, a doctoral student in the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, has been accepted as a participant in the 2014 Art & Law Program, a semester-long seminar series to he held in New York that has a theoretical and philosophical focus on the effects of law and jurisprudence on cultural production and reception.

Michael Iauch, an artist based in Durham, North Carolina, has been named a 2013–14 recipient of the Franklin Furnace Fund. Since 1985 the fund has helped artists to prepare major works of performance art.

Sue Johnson, professor of art at St. Mary’s College of Maryland in St. Mary’s City, has been awarded two residency fellowships in 2014: one for the Frans Masereel Centrum in Kasterlee, Belgium, and the other for the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Annaghmakerrig, Ireland.

Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, has received a doctor honoris causa in art history from Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.

Joyce Yu-Jean Lee, an artist who lives and works in Baltimore, Maryland, has received a 2013–14 award from the Franklin Furnace Fund. Since 1985 the fund has helped artists to prepare major works of performance art.

Elizabeth Perrill, assistant professor of art history at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, has accepted a 2013 award from the Craft Research Fund, administered by the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design, based in Asheville, North Carolina. She will work on “Burnished by History: The Legacies of Maria Martinez and Nesta Nala in Dialogue,” a scholarly article and companion artists’ interview focused on the legacies of two ceramists, Maria Marinez from the United States and Nasta Nala from South Africa.

Richard J. Powell, John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has been awarded the Smithsonian Institution’s Lawrence A. Fleischman Award for Scholarly Excellence in the Field of American Art History.

Marion Wilson has completed an artist’s residency at the Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts. She was at the foundation’s studio center in Berlin, New York, from September 15 to October 12, 2013.

Alice Pixley Young has participated in a 2013 residency at the Jentel Artist Residency Program, located in Banner, Wyoming.

Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by October 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.

October 2013

Karen Barzman from Harvard University’s Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been appointed visiting professor at Villa I Tatti in Florence, Italy, for the fall 2013 semester. She will work on a book project called “The Limits of Identity: Venice, Dalmatia, and the Representations of Difference.”

Ruthann Godollei, DeWitt Wallace Professor of Art in the Department of Art and Art History at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, was awarded the 2013 Thomas Jefferson Award for teaching and service to the college.

Michelle Kogan, an artist based in Chicago, Illinois, has received a 2013 Individual Artist Program Grant from the city of Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Grants Department.

Jacqueline Marie Musacchio has been awarded the inaugural ARIAH Prize for Online Publishing from the Association of Research Institutes in Art History. Musacchio’s winning article, “Infesting the Galleries of Europe: The Copyist Emma Conant Church in Paris and Rome,” was published in the Autumn 2011 issue of Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide.

Kori Newkirk, an artist based in Los Angeles, California, has won a $10,000 FOCAFellowship Award for 2013 from the Fellows of Contemporary Art.

Josette Urso has received a 2013–14 Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant for her painting.

Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by August 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.

Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by June 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.

June 2013

Dora Apel has received a Marilyn Williamson Distinguished Faculty Fellowship for 2013–14, awarded by the Humanities Center at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.

Sarah D. Beetham, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art History at the University of Delaware in Newark, has received a 2013 Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship. Her research project is titled “Sculpting the Citizen Soldier: Reproduction and National Memory, 1865–1917.”

Leigh Behnke, an artist and lecturer at the School of Visual Arts in New York, has earned a 2013 fellowship in fine arts from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Jill E. Bugajski, a PhD student in the Department of Art History at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, has accepted a 2013 Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship. She is researching “Totalitarian Aesthetics and the Democratic Imagination in American Art, 1933–1947.”

Mary Katherine Campbell, assistant professor of art history in the School of Art at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has earned a 2013 ACLS Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. Her project is called “Mormon Porn: Charles Ellis Johnson’s Stereographic Sinners and Latter-Day Saints.”

Cora Cohen, an artist based in Long Island City, New York, has received a 2013 fellowship in fine arts from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Huey Copeland, associate professor of art history at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, has been given a 2013 ACLS Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. He will use the funds to work on his project, “In the Arms of the Negress: A Brief History of Modern Artistic Practice.”

Katelyn D. Crawford, a doctoral student in the McIntire Department of Art at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, has accepted a 2013 Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship to continue work on “Transient Painters, Traveling Canvases: Portraiture and Mobility in the British Atlantic, 1750–1780.”

Elise Dodeles has been awarded a 2013 New Jersey Individual Artist’s Fellowship for Painting from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

Klint Ericson, a doctoral student in the Art Department at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, has earned a 2013 Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship. He will continue working on “Sumptuous and Beautiful, As They Were: Architectural Form, Everyday Life, and Cultural Encounter in a Seventeenth-Century New Mexico Mission.”

Coco Fusco, an artist based in Brooklyn, New York, has won a 2013 fellowship in film and video from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Mary D. Garrard, professor emerita of art history at American University in Washington, DC, visited the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, as Stanford Distinguished Professor in the Humanities in February 2013. While in residence, Garrard delivered the keynote address for a conference celebrating the university’s Center for the Humanities as the new publication site for Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal; she also gave another plenary session lecture for conferees.

Ann Eden Gibson, professor emerita of art history at the University of Delaware in Newark, has won the Georgia O’Keeffe Foundation’s Research Center Book Prize for Abstract Expressionism: Other Politics (1997). The triennial $5,000 prize honors the author of a significant book on some aspect of American modernism published from the mid-1980s to 2009.

Sharon Harper, an artist and associate professor of visual and environmental studies at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has received a 2013 fellowship in photography from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Guy Heedren, professor of art at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, has won a 2013 fellowship in fine-arts research from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Laura Turner Igoe, a graduate student in art history at Temple University’s Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has received a 2013 Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship. Her research project is called “The Opulent City and the Sylvan State: Art and Environmental Embodiment in Early National Philadelphia.”

Sharon Irish, an art and architectural historian, has been awarded a Colston Research Fellowship from the Institute of Advanced Study at the University of Bristol in England for spring 2014, hosted by the Department of Drama: Theatre, Film, and Television, in conjunction with the Productive Margins program. As a Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor, Irish will continue her research on the artists Stephen Willats and Suzanne Lacy, in collaboration with the Knowle West Media Centre in Bristol. Her project is entitled “In the Margins? Local Knowledge and Self-Organization.”

Susan N. Johnson-Roehr, who recently earned her PhD in architectural history from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, has been named a New Faculty Fellow by the American Council of Learned Societies. She will take up a two-year position at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

Tirza True Latimer, chair of the graduate program in Visual and Critical Studies at California College of the Arts in San Francisco, has received a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend to complete research for a book, provisionally titled Eccentric Modernisms: Making Differences in the History of American Art.

Megan R. Luke, assistant professor in the Department of Art History at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, and Sarah B. H. Hamill, assistant professor of art at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, have received a Collaborative Research Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. Their project is entitled “Sculpture and Photography: The Art Object in Reproduction.”

Lyle Massey, associate professor in the Art History Department at the University of California, Irvine, has been awarded a Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. She will be in residence at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in Pasadena to work on her project, “Woman Inside Out: Gender, Dissection, and Representation in Early Modern Europe.”

Carrie Moyer, an artist based in Brooklyn and associate professor of art and art history at Hunter College, City University of New York, has received a 2013 fellowship in fine arts from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Jennifer Anne Norman has completed a fall 2012 artist residency at the Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts, located in New Berlin, New York.

Erin K. Pauwels, a doctoral candidate in the history of art at Indiana University in Bloomington, has received a 2013 Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship. She continue working on her dissertation, “Sarony’s Living Pictures: Performance, Photography, and Gilded Age American Art.”

Naomi Ruth Pitamber, a doctoral student in art history at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has earned a Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. She will continue work on her research project, “Re-Placing Byzantium: Laskarid Urban Environments and the Landscape of Loss, 1204–1261.”

D. Jacob Rabinowitz, a PhD student in the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, has been awarded a 2013 Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship to continue his project, “Public Construction: Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s Running Fence.”

Yael Rice, an art historian who teaches at Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts, has received a Rare Book School Mellon Fellowship in Critical Bibliography to attend the University of Virginia’s Rare Book School, a three-year program for early-career scholars that seeks to reinvigorate bibliographic studies in the humanities.

Conrad Rudolph, professor of medieval art history at the University of California, Riverside (UCR), has won a 2012–13 Digital Humanities Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a project, “FACES: Faces, Art, and Computerized Evaluation Systems,” that he is researching with his UCR colleagues, Amit Roy-Chowdhury (electrical engineering) and Jeanette Kohl (art history).

D. Fairchild Ruggles, a professor of landscape architecture at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, has won a 2013 fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. The award, which supports individual scholars working in the humanities and related social sciences, will sustain her project, “Shajar al-Durr: The Extraordinary Architectural Patronage of a Thirteenth-Century Egyptian Slave-Queen.”

Gary Schneider, an artist based in Brookhaven, New York, and assistant professor of visual arts in the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, has received a 2013 fellowship in photography from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

William Tronzo of the University of California, San Diego, and an affiliate of Università degli Studi Roma Tre has been awarded a multiyear grant from the Getty Foundation for a project he has been working on with Kimberly Bowes of the University of Pennsylvania and Mellon Professor at the American Academy in Rome. Called “Framing the Medieval Mediterranean: Museums and Archaeology in National Discourse,” the project will bring together scholars and museum professionals from North Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and America to discuss their common and divergent aims, methodologies, approaches, and techniques regarding the collection and display of medieval material culture, as well as the influence of national narratives on shaping field- and institution-specific goals. The grant is part of the Getty Foundation’s Connecting Art Histories initiative, which aims to increase scholarly exchange among individuals in key international regions whose economic or political realities have prevented previous collaboration.

Edward Vazquez, assistant professor of the history of art and architecture at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont, has earned a 2013 ACLS Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies for his research on “Aspects: Fred Sandback’s Sculpture.”

Fotini Vurgaropulou, an artist based in Brooklyn, New York, has been commissioned by the Backyard Garden and New York’s GreenThumb program to install a 9-foot-tall mixed-media sculpture (steel, paint, copper, and cast resin) in a public garden in the neighborhood of Red Hook. The piece is on view from April 21 to August 4, 2013.

Nancy L. Wicker, professor of art history at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, has been named a recipient of a Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities to initiate “Project Andvari: A Digital Portal to the Visual World of Early Medieval Northern Europe” with a codirector, Lilla Kopár of the Catholic University and the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia.

Alice Pixley Young has accepted a fellowship for a summer residency at the Jentel Artist Residency Program. She will spend the month of July living and working in Banner, Wyoming.

Gregory A. Zinman, who recently earned a doctorate in cinema studies from New York University, has been appointed by the American Council of Learned Societies as a two-year New Faculty Fellow in film at Columbia University in New York.

Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by April 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.

April 2013

Nicole Awai, an artist who lives and works in New York, has been awarded a 2012 grant from the Art Matters Foundation to support travel to La Brea Pitch Lake in Trinidad.

Conrad Bakker, an artist based in Urbana, Illinois, has received a $25,000 grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation through its 2012 Painters and Sculptors Grant Program.

Mary Bergstein, professor of history of art and visual culture at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, has received the 2012 Courage to Dream Book Prize from the American Psychoanalytic Association for her book Mirrors of Memory: Freud, Photography, and the History of Art (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2010). The prize is awarded to the book that best promotes the integration of the academic and clinical worlds of psychoanalysis.

Michele Brody, an artist based in New York, has received a commission to create a site-specific outdoor installation for the 2013 Cheng Long Wetlands International Environmental Art Project in Taiwan.

Mara De Luca, an artist from Los Angeles, California, was awarded a residency at the Irvine Fine Arts Center in Irvine, California, where she created a series of prints, using intaglio and silkscreen processes, related to her current work in painting.

Jeffrey Gibson, an artist based in Hudson, New York, has received a $25,000 grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation through its 2012 Painters and Sculptors Grant Program.

Harris Fogel, associate professor and director of the photography program in the College of Art, Media, and Design at University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, received support from the US embassy to visit Łódź, Poland, where he was a visiting expert, lecturer, and portfolio reviewer for the 2012 Fotofestiwal, an international festival of photography.

Shelley Gazin has received support from numerous organizations for her contribution to the exhibition Light and Shadows: The Story of Iranian Jews, held in 2012–13 at the Fowler Museum on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Gazin accepted a California Documentary Project Grant from the California Council for the Humanities; subsidies from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Righteous Persons Foundation; and a research fellowship from the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture. Additional funding came from the Center for Cultural Innovation, the Center for Iranian Creativity, the Durfee Foundation, and the Dortort Center for Creativity in the Arts at UCLA Hillel, in collaboration with the Iranian Jewish Women’s Organization of Southern California.

Kate Gilmore, an artist working in performance and video, has accepted a 2012 grant from the Art Matters Foundation to support ongoing work.

Janet Goldner was awarded a Fulbright Senior Specialist Grant for travel to Harare, Zimbabwe, to conduct a workshop and develop a collaborative project with young Zimbabwean artists. She also delivered several lectures and talks during her time there (October–November 2012).

June Hargrove, a professor of nineteenth-century art in the Department of Art and Archaeology at the University of Maryland in College Park, has been awarded a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres from the French government for scholarship that has contributed to knowledge about French art and culture.

Micol Hebron, an artist who lives and works in Los Angeles, California, was an artist in residence on Chloë Flores’s Facebook page for December 2012. Hebron ran four ongoing projects during the month.

Natalie Jeremijenko, an artist and engineer based in New York, has accepted a 2013 Project Grant from Creative Capital in the Emerging Fields category.

Vishal Jugdeo has accepted a 2012 grant from the Art Matters Foundation to support a video project in Kolkata, India, involving the port of departure, globalization, and tolerance of marginal sexualities.

Tony Labat, an artist who works in performance, video, sculpture, and installation, has been selected as one of ten recipients of the Artadia Awards 2013 San Francisco. Awards are bestowed upon visual artists in all media and at any stage of their career who live and work in the five-county Bay area.

Ander Mikalson, an artist based in Sunnyside, New York, has received a 2012 grant from the Art Matters Foundation to support ongoing work.

Vesna Pavlović, assistant professor of art at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, has accepted a 2012 grant from the Art Matters Foundation to support ongoing work.

Lisi Raskin, an artist based in Brooklyn, New York, has been named a recipient of Creative Time’s 2012–13 Global Residency Program, which offers opportunities for artists to address important social issues through immersion in communities around the world. Raskin will travel to Vietnam and Afghanistan.

Gregory Sale, an artist based in Phoenix, Arizona, has accepted a 2013 Project Grant from Creative Capital in the Emerging Fields category.

Will Wilson has received a 2012 grant from the Art Matters Foundation to support Towards a Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange, a project inviting indigenous artists, arts professionals, and tribal governance to engage in the performative ritual that is the studio portrait.

Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by February 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.

February 2013

Tenley Bick, a PhD candidate in art history at the University of California, Los Angeles, has been awarded an Institute of International Education Graduate Fellowship for International Study, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, in support of her dissertation, “Capital and Rags: Michelangelo Pistoletto and Arte Povera in Turin, 1958–1972.”

China Blue has been listed in Who’s Who of American Art and received a nomination for Best Monographic Museum Show Nationally in 2012 by the International Association of Art Critics. She also has received the Rhode Island State Council for the Arts Fellowship for New Genres and the Project Grant.

Maria Elena Buszek of the University of Colorado in Denver has won the twenty-eighth annual LoPresti Award for best essay collection of 2011. The award, administered by the Art Libraries Society of North America’s Southeast Chapter, recognizes Buszek’s anthology Extra/Ordinary: Craft and Contemporary Art (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2011) among those titles representing “excellence in art publications issued in the southeastern United States.”

Michael Cline, an artist based in Astoria, New York, has received a 2012 Artists’ Fellowship in painting from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Eva Díaz, assistant professor of contemporary art at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, has received a 2012 award in the book category from the Arts Writers Grant Program, administered by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. She will work on The Fuller Effect: Contemporary Art and the Critique of Total Design.

Jennifer Doyle, associate professor of English at the University of California, Riverside, has been recognized by the Arts Writers Grant Program, administered by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, with a 2012 award in the book category. She will continue developing The Athletic Turn, an exploration of interactions between sports and contemporary art.

Kate Gilmore, an artist based in New York, has earned a 2012 Artists’ Fellowship in interdisciplinary work from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Abigail McEwen, assistant professor of art history in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Maryland in College Park, has received a 2013 Dedalus Foundation Senior Fellowship for her book project, “Revolutionary Horizons: Art and Polemics in 1950s Cuba.”

Ara H. Merjian, assistant professor of Italian studies and art history at New York University, has accepted a 2012 award in the book category from the Arts Writers Grant Program, administered by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. His project is titled Pier Paolo Pasolini and the Politics of Art History: Heretical Aesthetics.

Lauren Hackworth Petersen, associate professor of art history at the University of Delaware in Newark, has received a grant from the Loeb Classical Library Foundation to complete a book manuscript, “The Material Life of Roman Slaves,” coauthored with Sandra Joshel, professor of history at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Daniel R. Quiles, assistant professor of art history, theory, and criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Illinois, has received a 2012 award in the article category from the Arts Writers Grant Program, administered by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. He will continue developing “Counterpublic Access: The Live! Show and TV Party, 1978–1984.”

Kristine Ronan, a PhD candidate in the history of art at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, has been appointed a 2012–13 CIC/Smithsonian Predoctoral Fellow at the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution. Ronan specializes in American and Native American art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Alan Ruiz, an artist based in New York, has been accepted into the 2013 Art Law Program, a semester-long seminar series with a theoretical and philosophical focus on the effects of law and jurisprudence on cultural production and reception.

Abigail Solomon-Godeau, professor emerita of the Department of History of Art and Architecture at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has received a 2012 award in the category of short-form writing from the Arts Writers Grant Program, administered by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Her project is titled Photography in the Age of Catastrophe.

Hakan Topal, an artist and scholar who teaches at the School of Visual Arts and in the Department of Media Culture at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York, has been named a participant in the 2013 Art Law Program, a semester-long seminar series with a theoretical and philosophical focus on the effects of law and jurisprudence on cultural production and reception.

Corinne Ulmann, an artist based in Brooklyn, New York, has accepted a 2012 Artists’ Fellowship in painting from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Harry J. Weil, a doctoral candidate in art history and criticism at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York, has been recognized by the Arts Writers Grant Program, administered by Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, with a 2012 award in the category of short-form writing.

Deborah Zlotsky, an artist who lives and works in Albany, New York, has received a 2012 Artists’ Fellowship in painting from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by December 15, 2012

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.

December 2012

Anna Sigrídur Arnar of Minnesota State University, Moorhead, has received the Robert Motherwell Book Award for the best publication in the history and criticism of modernism in the arts—including the visual arts, literature, music, and the performing arts. The $20,000 prize, administered by the Dedalus Foundation, based in New York, recognizes The Book as Instrument: Stéphane Mallarmé, the Artist’s Book, and the Transformation of Print Culture (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011). Nominations are made by publishers, and the winner is chosen by a panel of distinguished scholars and writers.

Oskar Bätschmann of the Schweizerisches Institut für Kunstwissenschaft in Zürich, Switzerland, has been named Samuel H. Kress Professor at the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC.

Nina Berson has used a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to produce a summer institute, “Mesoamerica and the Southwest: A New History for an Ancient Land,” which took place June 17–July 23, 2012. This NEH institute, sponsored by the Community College Humanities Association and held in Mexico, Arizona, and New Mexico, examined the interconnections among Mesoamerican and ancient Southwestern archaeological, anthropological, and art-historical studies.

S. Hollis Clayson, Bergen Evans Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Art History at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, has been named the 2013–14 Samuel H. Kress Professor at the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC. Clayson will be the senior member of the center and counsel postdoctoral fellows. She will also complete her book, Electric Paris: The Visual Cultures of the City of Light in the Era of Thomas Edison (to be published by the University of Chicago Press).

Jonathan Fineberg, professor of art history emeritus at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, has received a 2012 Craft Research Fund Project Research Grant, administered by the University of North Carolina’s Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design in Hendersonville. He will use the $5,000 award to conduct research for the first scholarly monograph on the work of Robert Arneson.

Julia P. Herzberg has received a 2012–13 Fulbright Scholar grant. From March to May 2013, she will teach a graduate course, “Latin American Artists in the US from 1995: Globalism and Localism,” at the Universidad Diego Portales in Santiago, Chile, and work on a curatorial project at el Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, also in Santiago.

Alexander Brier Marr of the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, has earned an Ailsa Mellon Bruce Predoctoral Fellowship for Historians of American Art to Travel Abroad. The fellowship is administered by the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC.

Constance Moffett has used a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to produce a summer institute, “Leonardo da Vinci: Between Art and Science” which took place June 25–July 13, 2012. This NEH institute, sponsored by the University of Virginia and Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, explored how Leonardo melded art and science by using geography and cartography to begin his study of military engineering, canalization, and architecture.

Rachel Silberstein, a doctoral student in oriental studies at the University of Oxford in England, has earned a student and new professionals scholarship from the Textile Society of America. The award provided free registration for the society’s symposium, which was held September 19–23, 2012, in Washington, DC.

Carol Solomon, visiting associate professor of art history at Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania, has received a 2012–13 Fulbright Award in the Middle East and North Africa Regional Reserach Program. She will undertake research in Tunisia and Morocco on contemporary art of the Maghreb, focusing on issues of national memory, culture, and identity.

Jenni Sorkin, assistant professor of contemporary art history at the University of Houston in Texas, has received a 2012 Craft Research Fund Project Research Grant from the University of North Carolina’s Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design in Hendersonville. Her $12,500 award will go toward research on a book-length study that recovers the gendered history of weaving and its uncertain disciplinary status within the mid-twentieth-century university.

Catherine Whalen, assistant professor at the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture in New York, has accepted a 2012 Craft Research Fund Project Research Grant, administered by the University of North Carolina’s Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design in Hendersonville. She will share the $8,000 award with a colleague, working toward a book on Paul Hollister, a critic and historian of the studio glass movement.

Teresa Wilkins, a doctoral student at Indiana University in Bloomington, has earned a 2012 Craft Research Fund Graduate Research Grant for $8,285 from the University of North Carolina’s Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design in Hendersonville. She will conduct dissertation research investigating the construction, use, and sociopolitical meaning of the modern feather arts of Hawai‘i.

Yanfei Zhu, a doctoral student in the Department of History of Art at Ohio State University in Columbus, has been named an Ittleson Fellow for 2011–13 by the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC. His project is titled “Transtemporal and Cross-Border Alignment: The Rediscovery of Yimin Ink Painting in Modern China, 1900–1949.”

Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by October 15, 2012

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.

October 2012

Fred C. Albertson, associate professor in the Department of Art at the University of Memphis in Tennessee, has been named a 2012–13 Getty Scholar at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Albertson will be in residence at the Getty Villa in Malibu, working on a project titled “Palmyrene Sculpture in North American Museums.”

Ronni Baer, the William and Ann Elfers Senior Curator of Paintings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has been named a Museum Guest Scholar at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Baer will be in residence from January to March 2013.

Martina Bagnoli, curator of medieval art at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, will be a scholar in residence at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Bagnoli will use her residency to research “The Five Senses and Medieval Art.”

Susanna Berger, a graduate student at the University of Cambridge in England, has been awarded a 2011–13 Samuel H. Kress Fellowship via the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. The title of Berger’s research project is “The Art of Philosophy: Early Modern Illustrated Thesis Prints, Broadsides, and Student Notebooks.”

Kathryn Brown, assistant professor of art history at Tilburg University in the Netherlands, has been awarded a funded visiting fellowship at the Humanities Centre of the Australian National University in Canberra for July and August 2013. Her project is titled “Global Art and the Networked City.”

Kaira Marie Cabañas, a lecturer and director of the MA Program in Modern Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University in New York, has been named a 2012–13 Getty Scholar at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. She will spend her residency on “Expressive Restraint: Geometric Abstraction and the History of Madness in Brazil.”

Matthew P. Canepa, assistant professor of art history at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, will be a Getty Scholar in residence at the Getty Villa in Malibu, California. Canepa, a specialist in the art and archeology of ancient Iran and the Mediterranean, will be working on a project, “Royal Glory, Divine Fortune: Contesting the Global Idea of Iranian Kingship in the Hellenized and Iranian Near East, Central and South Asia (330 BCE–642 CE).”

Tiziana D’Angelo, a doctoral candidate in the Department of the Classics at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been awarded a predoctoral fellowship from the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. D’Angelo’s residency will be devoted to a research project, titled “Travelling Colors: Artistic Models and Cultural Transfers in South Italian Funerary Wall Painting (IV–II BCE).”

Thierry de Duve, emeritus professor at the Charles de Gaulle Université Lille 3 in Villaneuve, France, has been awarded a William C. Seitz Senior Fellowship at the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC. His research project is called “Manet’s Testament, Duchamp’s Message, Broodthaers’ Lesson.”

Jessica Feldman, an intermedia artist based in New York, has earned an emerging artist fellowship from Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, New York. An exhibition of outdoor work by the fifteen fellowship recipients will be on view from September 9, 2012, to March 31, 2013.

Ksenya Gurshtein, a recent PhD graduate of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, has been named a 201113 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

Cynthia Hahn, professor of art history at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, has been named an Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Hahn will use the fellowship to work on her project, “Reliquaries: Objects, Action, Response.”

Marius Bratsberg Hauknes, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, has been awarded a twenty-four-month Chester Dale Fellowship. The 2011–13 fellowship is administered by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Hauknes’s dissertation is titled “Imago, Figura, Scientia: The Image of the World in Thirteenth-Century Rome.”

Jessica L. Horton, a PhD candidate in the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, has been named a 2011–13 Wyeth Fellow through the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. She will use her fellowship, from the International Dissertation Research Fellowship Program, to conduct research on “Places to Stand: Native Art beyond the Nation.”

Mark Jamra, a typographic designer and associate professor at the Maine College of Art in Portland, has won a Stonington Residency at the Stephen Pace House in Stonington, Maine. The residency provides studio space and living accommodations and is open only to college alumni, faculty, and staff members.

Paul B. Jaskot, professor of the history of art and architecture at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, has been named Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Jaskot will use his fellowship to work on a project, titled “Cultural Fantasies, Ideological Goals, and Political Economic Realities: The Built Environment at Auschwitz.”

Nathaniel B. Jones, a doctoral student in art history at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, has received the David E. Finley Fellowship via the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. He intends to conduct research on his dissertation, “Nobilibus pinacothecae sunt faciundae: The Inception of the Roman Fictive Picture Gallery,” in Europe for two years, spending the third year of the fellowship in residence at CASVA.

Jennifer Josten, assistant professor in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, has been named a Getty Postdoctoral Fellow at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Josten’s project is titled “Mathias Goeritz’s Arquitectura Emocional: Shades of the New Monumentality in Midcentury Mexico.”

Subhashini Kaligotla, a poet and a doctoral student in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University in New York, has been named an Ittleson Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Her fellowship, which spans from 2012 to 2014, will be devoted to her dissertation, “Shiva’s Waterfront Temples: Reimagining the Sacred Architecture of India’s Deccan Region.”

Cindy Kang, a PhD candidate in the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University, has been named a Getty predoctoral fellow for 2012–13. Kang will be in residence at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California, working on her dissertation, “Wallflowers: Tapestry and the Nabis in the Fin-de-siècle France.”

Jinah Kim has been named a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Kim, a recent PhD graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, will devote her fellowship to “Visions and the Visual: Color in Esoteric Buddhist Visual Practices in Medieval South Asia.”

Stuart Lingo, associate professor of art at the University of Washington’s School of Art in Seattle, has been named a Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Lingo will use his fellowship to work on a project titled “Bronzino’s Bodies: Fortunes of the Ideal Nude in an Age of Reform.”

Beili Liu, a multidisciplinary artist and associate professor of art at the University of Texas at Austin, received the Distinction Award at the 2011 Kaunas Biennial in Lithuania. Liu’s art uses elemental materials, such as wood, paper, salt, metal, and incense, to transform gallery spaces into meditative installations.

David S. Mather, who recently earned his PhD in the Visual Arts Department at the University of California, San Diego, has received a postdoctoral fellowship from the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. Mather will use his residency at the Getty Center to further develop “‘The Wild Joy of Color’: Boccioni and the European Avant-Garde,” a chapter from his dissertation.

Jennifer Nelson, a graduate student in the Department of the History of Art at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, has been awarded a Robert H. and Clarice Smith Fellowship for 2012–13 from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Nelson will use the award to work on “Image beyond Likeness: The Chimerism of Early Protestant Visuality, 1517–1565.”

Joshua O’Driscoll, a doctoral candidate in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been named a 2011–14 Paul Mellon Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. O’Driscoll will spend time on “Picti Imaginativo: Image and Inscription in Ottonian Manuscripts from Cologne.”

Ann E. Patnaude, a PhD student in the Department of Art History at the University of Chicago in Illinois, has received a twelve-month Chester Dale Fellowship for 2012–13, administered by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Her dissertation is called “Locating Identity: Mixed Inscriptions in Archaic and Classical Greek Pottery and Stone, ca. 675–336 BCE.”

David Pullins, a doctoral candidate the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been named a David E. Finley Fellow for 2012–15. The fellowship, which comes from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, will allow him to work on his dissertation, “Cut and Paste: The Mobile Image from Watteau to Pillement.”

William W. Robinson, the Maida and George Abrams Curator of Drawings in the Fogg Museum’s Division of European and American Art at Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been named a Museum Guest Scholar at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Robinson will be in residence at the Getty from July to September 2013.

Sophia Ronan Rochmes, a PhD candidate in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at the University of California, Santa Barbara, has received a predoctoral fellowship from the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Rochmes will work on “Shades of Gray: Functions of Color and Colorlessness in Grisaille Manuscripts.”

Jennifer Margaret Simmons Stager, who earned her PhD from the History of Art Department at the University of California, Berkeley, has received a fellowship to study at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California, supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. She will be in residence at the Getty Villa in Malibu, researching “The Embodiment of Color in Ancient Mediterranean Art.”

Roberto Tejada, the Distinguished Endowed Chair in Art History in the Meadows School of Art at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, has been named the 2012–13 recipient of the Fulbright-FAAP Distinguished Chair in the Visual Arts. The award from the Fulbright US Scholar Program will enable Tejada to engage in scholarship with faculty and students at the Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP) in São Paulo, Brazil.

Krista Thompson, associate professor of art history at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, has received an American Council of Learned Societies fellowship for her project, “Photography, Screen, and Spectacle in Contemporary African Diasporic Cultures.”

Ming Tiampo, associate professor of art history at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, has received an honorable mention from the Dedalus Foundation’s Robert Motherwell Book Award for Gutai: Decentering Modernism (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011).

Noa Turel has been awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Turel, who recently received her PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara, will be in residence from September 2012 to June 2013, working on “Living Color: The Animation Paradigm of Pictorial Realism 1350–1550.”

Susan M. Wager, a PhD student in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University in New York, has been named a Samuel H. Kress Fellow for 2012–14 from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Wager, whose specialty is eighteenth- and nineteenth-century French visual culture, will research her dissertation, titled “Boucher’s Bijoux: Luxury Reproductions in the Age of Enlightenment.”

Gennifer Weisenfeld, associate professor in the Department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has been awarded a grant from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts for her book, Imaging Disaster: Tokyo and the Visual Culture of Japan’s Great Earthquake of 1923 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012).

Stephen Hart Whiteman has been awarded a 2012–14 A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. His project is titled “Vocabularies of Culture: The Landscape of Multiethnic Emperorship in the Early Qing Dynasty (1661–1722).”

Jeff Williams, an artist and assistant professor in studio art at the University of Texas at Austin, has won the 2012 Texas Prize, a $30,000 triennial award sponsored by the Austin Museum of Art/Arthouse. The prize, given to an emerging artist based in Texas, is juried by an international group of artists, scholars, and curators.

Marie Yasunaga, a PhD candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature and Culture at the University of Tokyo in Japan, has received a predoctoral fellowship from the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Yasunaga will be a resident from September 2012 to June 2013; her project is titled “Color Theories in Museum Spaces: Installation Experiments by Karl Ernst Osthaus and Karl With. From German Kunstgewerbe-Reformbewegung through Symbolism and Expressionism to the Era of the White Cube.”

Mantha Zarmakoupi, a Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow in the Archäologisches Institut at the Universität zu Köln in Germany, has been named a 2012–13 Getty Scholar at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Zarmakoupi specializes in classical art and archeology, which she will explore during her residency in a project titled “The Idea of Landscape in Roman Luxury Villas.”

Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by August 15, 2012

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 2012

Hartmut Austen, a painter, has been appointed Grant Wood Fellow in Painting and Drawing at the School of Art and Art History at the University of Iowa in Iowa City for academic year 2012–13. The fellowship comes with the faculty rank of visiting assistant professor; studio space is provided for independent work.

Lacey Baradel, a doctoral candidate in art history at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, has been awarded a Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship in American Art. Baradel’s dissertation is titled “Mobile Americans: Locomotion and Identity in US Visual Culture, ca. 1860–1915.”

Julia Whitney Barnes, an artist based in Brooklyn, New York, received a commission to design and install a permanent public mosaic at the Sirovich Senior Center in Manhattan’s East Village, where she had been an artist in residence. With support from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Barnes unveiled the mosaic in June 2012.

Phillip Bloom, a PhD candidate in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, had been granted a Mellon Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Completion Fellowship for “Descent of the Deities: Early Icons of the Water-Land Ritual and the Transformation of the Visual Culture of Song (960–1279) Religion.”

Caetlynn Booth, an American artist living and working in Berlin, Germany, has been awarded a DAAD Fellowship for 2012–13 and a grant from the John Hanson Kittredge Fund for her current painting and research project, “The Work of Adam Elsheimer and the Spiritual Power of Painting,” which she began as a Fulbright fellow in 2011.

Katherine Colin, a painter and an MFA student at the University of Dallas in Texas, has won a 2012 Arch and Anne Giles Kimbrough Fund Award from the Dallas Museum of Art. Open to residents of Texas under the age of thirty, the Kimbrough fund was established in 1980 to recognize exceptional talent and potential in young visual artists who show a commitment to continuing their artistic endeavors.

Jess Riva Cooper, a sculptor from Toronto, Canada, has been awarded a scholarship for a summer residency at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana. Cooper’s residency will be funded by a Windgate Scholarship, which provides a $700 grant for each recipient.

Andrew Eschelbacher, a doctoral candidate in art history in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Maryland in College Park, has received a Mellon Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Completion Fellowship for his dissertation, “Labor in the Cauldron of Progress: Jules Dalou, the Inconstant Worker, and Paris’s Memorial Landscape.”

Andrew Gilliatt, a ceramicist, has received the Speyer Fellowship from the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana. The fellowship comprises a $5,000 award and a one-year residency at the foundation to pursue independent work.

Heather Ryan Kelley, professor of art at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, has been awarded a residency at the Cill Rialaig Project in County Kerry, Ireland. She will work on a series of prints, artist books, and collages based on James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake.

Miriam Kienle, a doctoral candidate in art history in the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, has received a Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship in American Art. Kienle’s dissertation is titled “Community at a Distance: The Networked Art of Ray Johnson.”

Debbie Kupinsky, a ceramicist and sculptor from Appleton, Wisconsin, has been awarded a Windgate Scholarship of $700 to attend a summer residency at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana.

Matthew Levy, a PhD candidate at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, has accepted a Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship in American Art. Levy is working on a dissertation, “Abstract Painting after the Minimalist Critiques: Robert Mangold, David Novros, Jo Baer,” that examines the practice of three painters.

Emily Liebert, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art History and Archeology at Columbia University in New York, has been awarded a Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship in American Art for “Roles Recast: Eleanor Antin and the 1970s.”

Joseph Madura, a doctoral student in the Art History Department at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, has earned a Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship in American Art for his research project, “Minimal Art in the AIDS Crises: 1984–1998.”

Christopher Oliver, a PhD candidate in the McIntire Department of Art at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, has earned a Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship in American Art. Oliver’s dissertation is titled “Civic Visions: The Panorama and Popular Amusement in American Art and Society, 1845–1870.”

Mike Osbourne, an artist based in Austin, Texas, whose work examines the intersection of technology, urbanism, and the landscape, has earned a 2012 Otis and Velma Dozier Travel Grant from the Dallas Museum of Art. Osborne will travel to the Brazil and Peru to conduct research for a photography and video project that will address how the mythologized Amazonian landscape collides with the forces of modernity.

Julie Anne Plax, professor of art history at the University of Tucson in Arizona, has earned a 2012–13 John H. Daniels Fellowship from the National Sporting Library and Museum, based in Middleburg, Virginia. During her scholar in residence, Plax will work on a book project called “J. B. Oudry’s Tapestry Series Les Chasses Royales, the Chasse à Courre, and Royal Identity.”

Lisa Pon, associate professor of art history at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, has received an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship for her project, “Venice and the Early Modern Plague.”

Austin Porter, a doctoral candidate in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Boston University in Massachusetts, has been awarded a Henry Luce Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Fellowship in American Art for his research project, “Paper Bullets: The Visual Culture of American World War II Print Propaganda.”

Britt Ragsdale, an artist based in Houston, Texas, has been awarded an Individual Artist Grant from the Houston Arts Alliance. The competitive grant program supports local artists working in a range of media and promotes the city as a magnet for cultural tourism.

Alice Y. Tseng, an associate professor of art history and chair of the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Boston University in Massachusetts, has been granted an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship for her project, titled “Conspicuous Construction: New Monuments to Imperial Lineage in Modern Kyoto.”

Murtaza Vali, a freelance art critic and curator, has been named guest curator of the fifth edition of the Abraaj Capitol Art Prize. Vali joins the committee that will select the five winning artists; he will also assist the artists in completing their projects, to be exhibited at Art Dubai in March 2013.

Sandra Zalman, an assistant professor of art history at the University of Houston in Texas, has been granted an American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship for her project, “Surrealism and its Afterlife in American Art 1936–1986,” which examines the far-reaching influence Surrealism had on mass culture in the United States.