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Exhibitions Curated by CAA Members

posted by December 15, 2016

Check out details on recent shows organized by CAA members who are also curators.

Exhibitions Curated by CAA Members 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 2016

Guy Ben-Ari and Leah Wolff. No Regrets. LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, October 19–November 10, 2016.

Rashmi Viswanathan and Zoe S. Kwok. Contemporary Stories: Revisiting South Asian Art Narratives. Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey, October 22, 2016–January 22, 2017.

 

Books Published by CAA Members

posted by December 15, 2016

Publishing a book is a major milestone for artists and scholars—browse a list of recent titles below.

Books Published by CAA Members appears 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 2016

Susan Best. Reparative Aesthetics: Witnessing in Contemporary Art Photography (London: Bloomsbury, 2016).

Louis Kaplan. Photography and Humour (London: Reaktion Books, 2016).

Ceren Özpınar. Turkiye’de Sanat Tarihi Yazimi (1970–2010) [The Art Historiography in Turkey (1970–2010)] (Istanbul: History Foundation Yurt Publications, 2016).

Solo Exhibitions by Artist Members

posted by October 15, 2016

See when and where CAA members are exhibiting their art, and view images of their work.

Solo Exhibitions by Artist Members 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 2016

Abroad

Mark Staff Brandl. Remise Kunsthalle, Weinfelden, Switzerland, August 20–September 10, 2016. Before Tomorrow: Eine Inszenierung der Postmodernen Kunst. Book project, performance-lecture, and painting-installation.

Virginia Maksymowicz. SACI Gallery, Studio Arts College International, Florence, Italy, September 5–October 16, 2016. Architectural Overlays/Sovrimpressioni Architettoniche. Photography, drawing, printmaking, and sculpture.

Blaise Tobia. ARCI Arcobaleno, Rome, Italy, September 12–October 8, 2016. La Scomparsa: The Disappearance of Italy.

Midwest

Ruthann Godollei. Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 10–October 22, 2016. Herd Mentality: New Work by Ruthann Godollei. Printmaking and installation.

Jason Hoelscher. Hoffman LaChance Contemporary, Saint Louis, Missouri, September 2–24, 2016. Iconographic Overdrive. Painting.

Linda Stein. Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana, September 6–December 30, 2016. The Fluidity of Gender: Sculpture by Linda Stein. Sculpture.

Linda Stein. Alverno College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 23–October 1, 2016. Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females; Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein. Tapestry and sculpture.

Northeast

Theresa Antonellis. 42 Maple Contemporary Art Center, Bethlehem, New Hampshire, October 7–30, 2016. One Breath One Line. Breath-generated drawing.

Colleen Fitzgerald. Foster Gallery, Dedham, Massachusetts, September 12–October 14, 2016. and over again. Photography.

Angela Fraleigh. Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, September 24–December 31, 2016. Angela Fraleigh: Between Tongue and Earth. Painting and sculpture.

Sharon Louden. Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, September 8–October 8, 2016. Windows. Painting.

Michael Rich. Old Spouter Gallery, Nantucket, Massachusetts, July 29–August 10, 2016. All the Dawns of Summer. Painting.

South

Linda Stein. Museum of Biblical Art, Dallas, Texas, October 26–December 16, 2016. Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females; Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein. Tapestry and sculpture.

 

People in the News

posted by October 15, 2016

People in the News lists new hires, positions, and promotions in three sections: Academe, Museums and Galleries, and Organizations and Publications.

The section 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 2016

Academe

Celeste-Marie Bernier, formerly of the University of Nottingham in England, has taken up a position as professor of black studies at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

John Hatch has been appointed chair of the Department of Visual Arts at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada.

Mary Healy, formerly research fellow and guest lecturer in the history of art and visual culture at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland, has become lecturer at University College Cork, also in Ireland.

Sheila Pepe has become a faculty member in the MFA Fine Arts program at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

Museums and Galleries

Alan Chong, formerly director of the Asian Civilisations Museum and the Peranakan Museum in Singapore, has been named director and chief executive officer of the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Amanda Gilvin, formerly visiting assistant professor of African art at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, has been appointed assistant curator of collections for the Davis Museum at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Michael Goodson, formerly director of exhibitions at the Beeler Gallery at Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio, has been appointed senior curator of exhibitions for Ohio State University’s Wexner Center for the Arts, also in Columbus.

Jens Hoffmann, deputy director of exhibitions and programs at the Jewish Museum in New York, has a new position at his institution: director of special exhibitions and public programs.

Kristin Holder, print room manager for the Blanton Museum of Art’s Julia Matthews Wilkinson Center for Prints and Drawings at the University of Texas at Austin, is now curator emerita at her institution.

Sarah Newman, previously consulting curator of modern art for the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, has been named James Dicke Curator of Contemporary Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, also in Washington, DC.

Stephanie E. Rozman has joined the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California, as assistant curator for Asian art.

Khristaan D. Villela, formerly professor of art history and scholar in residence at Santa Fe University of Art and Design in New Mexico, has been named director of the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe.

Jonathan Frederick Walz, formerly curator of American art for the Sheldon Museum of Art at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, has been appointed director of curatorial affairs and curator of American art at the Columbus Museum in Columbus, Georgia.

 

Institutional News

posted by October 15, 2016

Read about the latest news from institutional members.

Institutional News 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 2016

Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, Massachusetts, have been awarded a $325,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support their fall 2018 exhibition, Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings.

Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, Massachusetts, have unveiled a new online resource dedicated to the Bauhaus, one of the most influential schools of art and design in the twentieth century.

Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore has been awarded a $142,604 grant from the Maryland Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism, in partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service, to support the school’s Community Art Collaborative AmeriCorps service program.

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond has accepted a $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the in-depth technical examination, conversation, and art-historical study of the museum’s African art collection.

 

Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by October 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.

October 2016

Dustin Chad Alligood, curator for the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, was a participant in NextGen 2016, a program of the Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.

Alex Arzt, an artist based in Adamstown, Maryland, has been awarded a 2016 residency at the Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions (ACRE) program in Steuben, Wisconsin.

Renzo Baldasso, assistant professor of art history for the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University in Tempe, has been named a Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellow for fall 2016–winter 2017 by the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC. His research project is “A New Aesthetics for Print: The Emergence of the Visuality of the Printed Page from Gutenberg to Ratdolt.”

Caitlin Beach, a PhD candidate in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University in New York, has earned a 2016–18 Wyeth Fellowship from the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC. As a nonresident predoctoral dissertation fellow, Beach will work on “Sculpture, Slavery, and Commodity in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World.”

John Richard Blakinger has accepted a two-year postdoctoral fellowship with the USC Society of Fellows in the Humanities at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

Andrianna Campbell, a doctoral student in art history at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, has received a Twelve-Month Chester Dale Fellow for 2016–17 from the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC. She will research “Norman Lewis: Linearity, Pedagogy, and Activism in His Abstract Expressionism, 1946–1964” during her time as a nonresident predoctoral dissertation fellow.

Natalie Campbell, an independent curator based in Washington, DC, has received a 2017 Curatorial Fellowship from the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design in Asheville, North Carolina. With Carissa Carman, she will work on an exhibition called Tie Up, Draw Down, scheduled for summer 2017.

Carissa Carman, lecturer and area head of textiles in the Department of Studio Art at Indiana University in Bloomington, has received a 2017 Curatorial Fellowship from the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design in Asheville, North Carolina. She will work on an exhibition called Tie Up, Draw Down, scheduled for summer 2017, with Natalie Campbell.

Peter Christensen, assistant professor of art history in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York, has won a 2016 SAH/Mellon Author Award from the Society of Architectural Historians. His book Germany and the Ottoman Railways: Art, Empire, and Infrastructure will be published by Yale University Press.

Grace Chuang, a doctoral candidate in art history at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts, has been appointed a 2016–18 Samuel H. Kress Fellow by the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC. As a nonresident predoctoral dissertation fellow, Chuang will work on “The Furniture of Bernard II Vanrisamburgh, Master Cabinetmaker in Eighteenth-Century Paris.”

Lee Ann Custer, a PhD student in the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of History of Art in Philadelphia, has accepted an Ailsa Mellon Bruce Predoctoral Fellowship for Historians of American Art to Travel Abroad. The award was presented by the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC.

Catherine Damman, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University in New York, has earned a Twenty-Four-Month Chester Dale Fellow for 2016–18 from the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC. During her time as a nonresident predoctoral dissertation fellow, she will research “Unreliable Narrators: Laurie Anderson, Julia Heyward, and Jill Kroesen Perform the 1970s.”

Maggie Dethloff, a PhD student in the Department of Art History at the University of California, Irvine, has completed a 2016 summer internship at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. For her project, Dethloff assisted with research and organization for an upcoming exhibition on the photographs of Sally Mann.

Jill Johnson Deupi, director and chief curator of the University of Miami’s Lowe Art Museum in Coral Gables, Florida, was a 2016 participant in the Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.

Rachel Epp Buller, associate professor of visual arts and design at Bethel College in Mishawaka, Indiana, has been awarded one of the two Mary McMullan Grants given in the United States by the National Art Education Foundation. The grant will fund the development of a new course on activism, art, and design.

Jennifer Foley, director of education and community engagement for the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York, was a participant in NextGen 2016, a program of the Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.

Sarah E. Fraser, professor of Chinese art history and deputy head of the Institute of East Asian Art History at Heidelberg University in Heidelberg, Germany, has been appointed Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow at the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC. Fraser’s research concerns “Chinese as Subject: Genres in Nineteenth-Century Photography and the Migration of European Chinoiseries.”

Faye Raquel Gleisser, assistant professor of contemporary art in the Department of Art History of the Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts at Indiana University in Bloomington, has received a 2017 Academic Fellowship from the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. In fall 2017 Gleisser will work on “Guerilla Tactics:  Performance Art and the Aesthetics of Resistance in American Visual Culture, 1967–83.”

Aaron M. Hyman, a doctoral candidate in the History of Art Department at the University of California, Berkeley, has earned a 2015–17 Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship from the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC. During his time as a resident predoctoral dissertation fellow, Hyman will research “Rubens in a New World: Prints, Authorship, and Transatlantic Intertextuality.”

Frances Jacobus-Parker, a doctoral student in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, has earned a 2017 Academic Fellowship from the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her dissertation is titled “Redescription: Vija Celmins and the Replica in Postwar American Art.”

Hagi Kenaan, associate professor in the Department of Philosophy at Tel Aviv University in Israel, has been named William C. Seitz Senior Fellow by the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC. He will work on “The Origins of Photography and the Future of the Image.”

Bahareh Khoshooee, an MFA candidate in studio art at the University of South Florida in Tampa, has earned a 2016 residency in the Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions (ACRE) program in Steuben, Wisconsin.

David Young Kim, assistant professor in the Department of History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, has been appointed Paul Mellon Senior Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. His project will examine “The Groundwork of Painting: Background, Materiality, and Composition in Italian Renaissance Art.”

Dale Kinney, Eugenia Chase Guild Professor Emeritus in the Humanities and Research Professor at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, has been named 2016–17 Samuel H. Kress Professor at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts by the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

Estelle Lingo, associate professor of art history and Donald E. Petersen Endowed Fellow at the University of Washington in Seattle, has been appointed Andrew W. Mellon Professor for 2016–17 at the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC.

Melissa Ming-Hwei Lo, assistant curator for the Huntington Library, Art Collection, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California, was a participant in NextGen 2016, a program of the Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.

Fernando Loffredo has been selected as an A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow for 2015–17 by the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC. He is working on “A Sea of Marble: Traveling Fountains in the Early Modern Mediterranean.”

Joseph Madrigal, assistant professor of art at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, has earned a 2016 residency at the Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions (ACRE) program in Steuben, Wisconsin.

Michelle McCoy, a PhD student in the History of Art Department at the University of California, Berkeley, has been named Ittleson Fellow for 2015–17 by the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC. During her residency as a predoctoral dissertation fellows, McCoy will explore “Astrology and Astronomy in the Art of Liao-Yuan China and Inner Asia.”

Patricia Miranda, an artist, curator, and educator based in New York, has become the fall 2016 artist in residence at the I-Park Foundation in East Haddam, Connecticut.

Mary G. Morton, curator and head of the National Gallery of Art’s Department of French Paintings in Washington, DC, has been appointed 2016–17 Ailsa Mellon Bruce National Gallery of Art Sabbatical Curatorial Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts. Her exhibition will be titled Considering Caillebotte.

Itohan I. Osayimwese, assistant professor of the history of art and architecture at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, has won a 2016 SAH/Mellon Author Award from the Society of Architectural Historians. Her book Colonialism and the Archive of Modern Architecture in Germany will be published by the University of Pittsburgh Press.

Hannah Patterson, an artist based in Maryville, Tennessee, has accepted a 2016 residency from the Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions (ACRE) program in Steuben, Wisconsin.

Giancarla Periti, associate professor of Italian Renaissance art at the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada, has been honored with a Samuel H. Kress Senior Fellowship. During her time at the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC, she will work on “Correggio: Borders, Frames, and the Center of Painting.”

Lisa Pon, professor of art history in the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, has received a Paul Mellon Visiting Senior Fellowship for fall 2016–winter 2017. Her research project at the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC, is called “Raphael and the Renaissance Arts of Collaboration.”

Aviva Rahmani, an artist based in New York, has won a 2016 award in architecture/environmental structures/design category through the Artists’ Fellowship Program of the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Jennifer Reynolds-Kaye, Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman-Payson Postdoctoral Fellow at the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut, was a participant in NextGen 2016, a program of the Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.

Jeff Robinson, instructor of art and director of the Visual Arts Gallery at the University of Illinois in Springfield, has accepted a 2016 residency at the Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions (ACRE) program in Steuben, Wisconsin.

Kristine Ronan, who recently earned her PhD in art history from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, has been awarded a 2017 Academic Fellowship from the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. As a postdoctoral fellow, Ronan will continue work on “Indian – Pop – Politics: The Rise and Fall of a Native/American Art Movement.”

Margaret Samu, a freelance art historian based in New York, has become writer in residence at New York University’s Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. She will work on her manuscript “Russian Venus” during the 2016–17 academic year.

Elke Seibert, a postdoctoral researcher, has been awarded a two-year fellowship at the German Center for the History of Art in Paris, France, sponsored by the German Research Foundation. She will continue researching “Prehistoric Rock Paintings and the Genesis of Contemporary Art in New York and Paris (1930–60).”

Zeynep Simavi, program specialist in public and scholarly engagement for the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC, was a participant in NextGen 2016, a program of the Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.

Anna P. Sokolina has become the first Milka Bliznakov Scholar in recognition and support of her research proposal, “Life to Architecture: Milka Bliznakov Academic Papers and Records of Russian Women Architects at the IAWA.” The Milka Bliznakov Research Prize Jury 2016 at the International Archive of Women in Architecture, facilitated at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, created a new designation that includes a stipend to cover a two-year period (2016–18).

Phil Taylor, a doctoral student in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, has been appointed David E. Finley Fellow for 2014–17 by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. His research, to be undertaken as a resident predoctoral dissertation fellow, examines “Raoul Ubac’s Photographic Surrealism.”

Jill Vaum, a PhD candidate in the Department of History of Art at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, has received an Ailsa Mellon Bruce Predoctoral Fellowship for Historians of American Art to Travel Abroad, awarded by the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC.

Leslie Wilson, a graduate student in the Department of Art History at the University of Chicago in Illinois, has received a Twenty-Four-Month Chester Dale Fellow for 2015–17 from the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. While a resident predoctoral dissertation fellow, Wilson will consider “Past Black and White: The Color of Post-Apartheid Photography in South Africa, 1994‒2004.”

Oliver M. Wunsch, a PhD candidate in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been appointed Robert H. and Clarice Smith Fellow for 2016–17 by the National Gallery of Art’s Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts in Washington, DC. As a nonresident predoctoral dissertation fellow, he will research “Painting against Time: The Decaying Image in the French Enlightenment.”

Irini Zervas, who recently earned an MA in art history from Hunter College, City University of New York, has completed work as a 2016 National Gallery of Art Summer Intern. For her project in Washington, DC, Zervas assisted with research and organization for an upcoming exhibition on women photographers working from the 1920s through the 1940s.

 

Exhibitions Curated by CAA Members

posted by October 15, 2016

Check out details on recent shows organized by CAA members who are also curators.

Exhibitions Curated by CAA Members 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 2016

 

Books Published by CAA Members

posted by October 15, 2016

Publishing a book is a major milestone for artists and scholars—browse a list of recent titles below.

Books Published by CAA Members appears 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 2016

Anastasia AukemanWelcome to Painterland: Bruce Conner and the Rat Bastard Protective Association (Oakland: University of California Press, 2016).

Michael Corris. Leaving Skull City: Selected Writings on Art (Dijon, France: Les Presses du réel, 2016).

Wayne Franits, ed. The Ashgate Research Companion to Dutch Art of the Seventeenth Century (New York: Routledge, 2016).

Peter J. Holliday. American Arcadia: California and the Classical Tradition (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016).

Sharon Louden. The Artist as Cultural Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life (Bristol, UK: Intellect Books, 2017).

Adair Margo and Melissa Renn. Tom Lea, Life Magazine, and World War II (El Paso, TX: Tom Lea Institute, 2016).

Craig McDaniel and Jean Robertson. Spellbound: Rethinking the Alphabet (Bristol, UK: Intellect Books, 2016).

Christina Bryan Rosenberger. Drawing the Line: The Early Work of Agnes Martin (Oakland: University of California Press, 2016).

Laura E. Smith. Horace Poolaw, Photographer of American Indian Modernity (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2016).

Nicholas Stanley-Price, Mary K. McGuigan, and John F. McGuigan Jr. At the Foot of the Pyramid: 300 Years of the Cemetery for Foreigners in Rome (Bonn: Arbeitskreis selbständiger Kultur-Institute, 2016).

Linda Stein, ed. Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females; Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein (Philadelphia: Old City Publishing, 2016).

Meiqin WangUrbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art (New York: Routledge, 2016).

 

Solo Exhibitions by Artist Members

posted by August 15, 2016

See when and where CAA members are exhibiting their art, and view images of their work.

Solo Exhibitions by Artist Members 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 2016

Midwest

Paul Catanese. Sidney R. Yates Gallery, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois, July 9–September 27, 2016. Visible from Space. Installation.

South

Mokha Laget. Museum of Geometric and MADI Art, Dallas, Texas, July 29–October 30, 2016. Mokha Laget: Color into Space. Painting and lithography.

 

People in the News

posted by August 15, 2016

People in the News lists new hires, positions, and promotions in three sections: Academe, Museums and Galleries, and Organizations and Publications.

The section 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 2016

Academe

Jeff Bellantoni has left his position as vice president for academic affairs at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida.

Tamara Brantmeier has resumed teaching and research duties as professor of art, after serving as director of the School of Art and Design at the University of Wisconsin, Stout, in Menomonie, Wisconsin.

Kimberly Callas, formerly executive director of the Belfast Creative Coalition in Belfast, Maine, has taken a tenure-track position in the Department of Art and Design at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey.

Frank L. Chance, associate director for academics at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for East Asian Studies in Philadelphia, has retired.

Alexis Clark, a lecturer in the Department of Art History at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, has accepted a visiting assistant professorship in art history and visual culture at Denison University in Granville, Ohio.

Mia Reinoso Genoni, formerly John B. Madden Dean of Berkeley College and lecturer in the history of art and humanities at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, has become dean of Westhampton College and associate dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Richmond in Virginia.

Glenn J. Hild, a professor of painting and drawing and interim dean of the College of Arts and Humanities at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, has retired.

Arnold Kemp, associate professor and chair of the Department of Painting and Printmaking at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, has been named dean of graduate studies for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Illinois. He has also joined the school’s Department of Painting and Sculpture as a professor.

Donna Moran has been appointed dean of the School of Art and Design at Pratt Institute’s campus in Utica, New York, called the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute.

Michael Wille, professor of art at Illinois State University in Normal, has been named director of his college’s School of Art. He had previously served as interim director since 2014.

Museums and Galleries

Lucinda Barnes, chief curator and director of programs at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in California, has retired.

Peter Nisbet, chief curator of the University of North Carolina’s Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill, has ended his service as interim director. The new director began work in July.

Halona Norton-Westbrook, associate curator of contemporary art and head of visitor engagement at the Toledo Museum of Art in Ohio, has been appointed to the newly created position of director of collections.

Nicole Simpson has joined the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, as assistant curator of prints and drawings.

Organizations and Publications

Mariët Westermann has been promoted to executive vice president for programs and research at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, based in New York.