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posted by August 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.

August 2016

The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, based in Washington, DC, has received a comprehensive financial analysis and capacity building financial support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation through a four-year pilot initiative, organized in collaboration with the National Performance Network/Visual Artists Network and Nonprofit Finance Fund.

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, has posted audio and video of the sixty-fifth A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts. In a six-part series titled “The Thief Who Stole My Heart: The Material Life of Chola Bronzes from South India, c. 855–1280,” the art historian Vidya Dehejia of Columbia University discusses the work of artists of Chola India who created exceptional bronzes of the god Shiva.

The Cincinnati Art Museum in Cincinnati, Ohio, has accepted a five-year, $500,000 donation from the Harold C. Schott Foundation to strengthen the museum’s special exhibitions and related programming.

Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia, has created the Bo Bartlett Center as the result of a public/private partnership dedicated to the arts, creativity, and collaboration. Opening in late 2017, the center will feature a gallery, archive, and multidisciplinary programming spaces.

The Detroit Institute of Arts in Michigan has been given a $1 million pledge to its operating endowment from the Founders Junior Council. The Egyptian gallery will be named the Founders Junior Council Gallery in recognition of the promised gift.

Getty Publications, based in Los Angeles, California, has launched two new online catalogues highlighting antiquities in the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum, providing free access to these works online and in a variety of downloadable formats.

The Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California, has launched an updated version of the Getty Research Portal, which now offers more than 100,000 volumes available from over twenty international partners. Launched in 2012, the Getty Research Portal is an online search gateway that aggregates the metadata of art-history and cultural texts, with links to fully digitized copies that are free to download.

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York has received a major grant from the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation to support Guggenheim Social Practice, a new initiative that will explore the ways in which artists can initiate projects that engage community participants, together with the museum, to foster new forms of public engagement.

Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore has received a $75,000 award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the North Avenue Knowledge Exchange, an educational platform developed with Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse and Station North Arts and Entertainment. Centered in the Station North Arts and Entertainment District and open to all, the Knowledge Exchange will provide opportunities for neighborhood residents to learn from each other and to work on projects that improve the community through art, design, and creativity.

The Minneapolis Institute of Art in Minnesota has unveiled a series of new digital initiatives designed to augment and personalize visitors’ experiences within and beyond the museum’s galleries. From innovative mobile apps that facilitate a customized journey through the museum to in-depth multimedia explorations of treasured artworks—as well as new features on the museum’s website—these new digital platforms will allow visitors to more deeply engage with the institute’s collection and create shared art experiences in unprecedented ways.

Oklahoma State University in Stillwater has won a $15,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support an exhibition of artwork and related programming centered on female deities in Native American creation stories. The exhibition will be held September 2016–January 2017 at the Oklahoma State University Museum of Art.

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia has created a curatorial fellowship dedicated to enhancing diversity ranks among curators in the fine arts. The Winston and Carolyn Lowe Curatorial Fellowship for Diversity in the Fine Arts is a full-time, two-year position that will offer a highly mentored and structured curatorial experience at the academy.

The Princeton University Art Museum in Princeton, New Jersey, has won a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment, an exhibition, publication, and companion programming that will explore the evolving human understanding of, and relation to, the natural world.

The Society of Architectural Historians, based in Chicago, Illinois, has been awarded a $205,000 outright and matching grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to commission new content and site enhancements to SAH Archipedia, a media-rich online encyclopedia of American architecture developed by SAH in collaboration with the University of Virginia Press.

The University of Oklahoma in Norman has accepted a $40,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the commissioning and exhibition of photographs of the state’s Native American community by the contemporary Navajo artist Will Wilson. The exhibition, to open in spring 2017, will be held at the university’s Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art.

The Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library in Wilmington, Delaware, has accepted a $35,000 grant recommendation from the National Endowment for the Arts to digitize 1,500 important works of art on paper. The project is part of a Winterthur initiative to thoroughly document its collection, upgrade its cataloguing content, and provide broad access through the museum’s collection website.

 

Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by August 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.

August 2016

Paul Catanese, director of the interdisciplinary arts and media MFA program at Columbia University Chicago in Illinois, has embarked on a three-month residency at the Chicago Cultural Center’s Sidney R. Yates Gallery.

Ruth Ezra, a doctoral candidate in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has accepted a 2016–17 Henry Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowship. She will work on “Eliding Sculpture and Plane in German Art, 1490–1523.”

Chiara Fabi from the City Council of Milan in Italy has been chosen as a short-term research scholar by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. She will continue researching “American Sculptors in Italy, 1911–1949.”

Christine Göttler, professor of history of early modern art at the University of Bern in Switzerland, has completed a fellowship in residence at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences in Amsterdam.

Mary Beth Heffernan, professor of art in the Department of Art and Art History at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California, has become an artist in residence at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino.

Patricia A. Johnston, chair of Department of Visual Arts at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, has been awarded a Terra Foundation Senior Fellowship in American Art for the 2016–17 academic year by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. Her project is titled “Art and Global Knowledge in Early America.”

Kelly Kaczynski, an artist and lecturer for the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Illinois, has been awarded a 2015 biennial grant from the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation in the amount of $20,000.

Margarita Karasoulas, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Art History at the University of Delaware in Newark, has received the Douglass Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship in American Art from the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. She will work on “Mapping Immigrant New York: Race and Place in Ashcan Visual Culture” during the 2016–17 academic year.

R. Tess Korobkin, a graduate student in the Department of the History of Art at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, has earned a 2016–17 predoctoral fellowship from the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. Her project is called “Sculptural Bodies of the Great Depression.”

Laurette E. McCarthy, an independent scholar based in Indianapolis, Indiana, has been named George Gurney Senior Fellow for 2016–17 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. She will research “Anarchists, Mormons, Blue Bloods, and the Armory Show: Sculpting America.”

Helina Metaferia, an interdisciplinary artist, has been placed at the San Francisco Art Institute in California for a second consecutive year as part of the Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowship program, organized by the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design. She will teach in the school’s New Genres program in fall 2016.

Alexander Nemerov, Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities and chair of the Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University in Stanford, California, has been tapped to give the sixty-sixth annual A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. His series of talks, “The Forest: America in the 1830s,” will take place in spring 2017.

Joshua O’Driscoll, assistant curator in the Department of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York, has received the prestigious Paul Clemen Prize, which promotes the study of art from Germany’s Rhineland area. O’Driscoll’s submission, in the form of his 2015 doctoral dissertation on illuminated manuscripts produced in Cologne around the year 1000, is the first English-language study to receive the award.

Corey Piper, a PhD candidate in art history in the University of Virginia’s McIntire Department of Art in Charlottesville, has been appointed a 2016–17 Wyeth Foundation Predoctoral Fellow by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. Her project is called “Animal Pursuits: Hunting and the Visual Arts in Nineteenth-Century America.”

William L. Pressly, professor emeritus of art history for the University of Maryland in College Park, has become a 2016–17 senior fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. He will research “America’s Paper Money: A Canvas for an Emerging Nation.”

Sheryl E. Reiss, president of the Italian Art Society and former editor-in-chief of caa.reviews, has become the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference Fellow at the Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois, for spring 2017. Her project is titled “A Portrait of a Medici Maecenas: Giulio de’ Medici (Pope Clement VII) as Patron of Art.”

Fabiola Martínez Rodríguez, coordinator of art history for Saint Louis University in Madrid, Spain, has been selected as a short-term research scholar by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC.

James Rosenow, a PhD candidate in the Department of Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago in Illinois, has been named a 2016–17 predoctoral fellow by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. His research topic is “‘For God’s Sake Don’t Call It Art’: The 1930s American Laboratory and Its Film Experiments.”

Claudia Sbrissa, professor of art and design at St. John’s University in Jamaica, New York, has accepted an artist’s fellowship from the Institute of Culture Brazil Italy Europe in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, for July and August 2016.

Emily Thames, a graduate student in the Department of Art History at Florida State University in Tallahassee, has been named Joe and Wanda Corn Predoctoral Fellow at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. During the 2016–17 academic year, she will research “The Life and Art of José Campeche: Enlightenment, Reform, and Identity in Late Eighteenth-Century Puerto Rico.”

Sajda van der Leeuw from the University of Oxford in England has been appointed Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. During the 2016–17 academic year, she will work on “Earth in Focus: The Origins of Land Art through the Lens of Photography and Film.”

Nancy L. Wicker, professor of art history at the University of Mississippi, has been named Allen W. Clowes Fellow by the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. Between September 2016 and May 2017, Wicker will work on a project focusing on the roles of people—patrons, artists, consumers, and subjects—in Viking art.

Nancy L. Wicker, professor of art history at the University of Mississippi, has been awarded a Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities, codirected with colleagues at the Catholic University of America and the University of Virginia. The grant will support pilot implementation of Project Andvari, an online portal that will aggregate digital collections of northern European early medieval art.

Hannah Yohalem, a graduate student in the Department of Art and Archeology at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, has been awarded a 2016–17 predoctoral fellowship from the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC. Her research project is called “The Johns Device: Bodies, Words, and Objects in Jasper Johns’s Art, 1954–1968.”

 

Exhibitions Curated by CAA Members

posted by August 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.

August 2016

Anne Collins Goodyear, Jonathan Frederick Walz, and Kathleen Merrill Campagnolo. This Is a Portrait If I Say So: Identity in American Art, 1912 to Today. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, June 25–October 23, 2016.

Alexandra Keiser. Archipenko: A Modern Legacy. Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, September 30–December 11, 2016.

Valentina Locatelli. Without Restraint: Works by Mexican Women Artists from the Daros Latinamerica Collection. Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland, June 3–October 23, 2016.

Gloria Williams. Drawing, Dreaming and Desire: Works on Paper by Sam Francis. Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California, April 8–July 25, 2016.

 

Books Published by CAA Members

posted by August 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.

August 2016

Hala Auji. Printing Arab Modernity: Book Culture and the American Press in Nineteenth-Century Beirut (Leiden, the Netherlands: Brill, 2016).

Norman M. Klein and Margo Bistis. The Imaginary 20th Century (Karlsruhe, Germany: ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, 2016).

Valentina Locatelli, ed. Without Restraint: Works by Mexican Women Artists from the Daros Latinamerica Collection (Berlin: Hatje Cantz, 2016).

Neil McWilliam, Constance Moréteau, and Johanne Lamoureux, eds. Histoires sociales de l’art: Une anthologie critique (Dijon, France: Les Presses du réel, 2016). 2 vols.

Derek Conrad Murray. Queering Post-Black Art: Artists Transforming African-American Identity after Civil Rights (London: I. B. Tauris, 2016).

 

Solo Exhibitions by Artist Members

posted by June 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.

June 2016

Midwest

Ruthann Godollei. Concordia University Gallery, Saint Paul, Minnesota, February 29–April 1, 2016. Dissent. Prints and installation.

Jen P. Harris. Legion Arts CSPS Hall, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, April 7–July 3, 2016. Ghost Prairie. Painting installation.

Northeast

Gail Gregg. Luise Ross Gallery, New York, April 14–May 27, 2016. All That Glitters. Mixed media.

Joe Lewis. The Phatory, New York, May 1–22, 2016. Mutant Monkey Business. Installation.

Michael Rich. Atrium Gallery, Providence Art Club, One Financial Plaza, Providence, Rhode Island, April 15–July 15, 2016. Painting.

John Richardson. Causey Contemporary Gallery, New York, June 9–July 10, 2016. Fragments. Drawing, prints, and sculpture.

Mira Schor. Lyles & King, New York, March 18–April 24, 2016. Death Is a Conceptual Artist. Painting and drawing.

Linda Stein. Flomenhaft Gallery, New York, April 28–July 14, 2016. Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females. Tapestry and sculpture.

South

Kyra Belán. Art Gallery, Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers, Florida, April 6–May 14, 2016. Magical Paradise. Painting.

West

Linda Stein. Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center, Santa Barbara, California, March 3–29, 2016. Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females. Tapestry and sculpture.

 

People in the News

posted by June 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.

June 2016

Academe

Susan Cohen has left her position as director of the Council for the Arts at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, which she led for ten years.

Kris Ebeling, formerly assistant director of enrollment management for the Art Academy of Cincinnati in Ohio, has joined the exhibit crew at the Cincinnati Museum Center.

Alison Hardie, senior lecturer in Chinese studies at the University of Leeds in England, has retired.

Larry Hinz has stepped down from his position as president of the Santa Fe University of Art and Design in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Mark Hoversten, currently dean of the College of Art and Architecture at the University of Idaho in Moscow, has been appointed dean of the College of Design at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. Hoversten will start his new job on July 1.

Patricia C. Phillips, dean of graduate studies at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, has been appointed chief academic officer and academic dean of the Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She will begin her new position on July 1.

Charlie White, professor of fine art in the Roski School of Art and Design at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, has become head of the School of Art at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Museums and Galleries

Judy Ditner has been appointed Richard Benson Assistant Curator of Photography and Digital Media at the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut.

Laura Fry, the inaugural Haub Curator of Western American Art for the Tacoma Museum of Art in Tacoma, Washington, has joined the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as curator of art.

Francesca Giani, guest curator for the University of Oklahoma’s Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman, has been named curator of modern and contemporary art at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art.

Christine Giviskos, associate curator for the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, has been promoted to curator of prints, drawings, and European art.

Sarah Johnson has been appointed director of the Cahoon Museum of American Art in Cotuit, Massachusetts.

Hannah Klemm, formerly Fisher Collection Graduate Curatorial Fellow at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in California, has joined the Saint Louis Art Museum in Missouri as assistant curator of modern and contemporary art.

Brett Knappe, formerly associate professor of art history at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas, has been appointed executive director of the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

Robert Mintz, previously chief curator and curator of Asian art at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, has joined the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco in California as deputy director of art and programs.

Jennifer Stettler Parsons has become the new assistant curator at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut.

John R. Stomberg, formerly Florence Finch Abbott Director of the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum in South Hadley, Massachusetts, has become director for Dartmouth College’s Hood Museum of Art in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Martha Tedeschi, previously deputy director for art and research at the Art Institute of Chicago in Illinois, has been appointed Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director of the Harvard Art Museums in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Jacqueline Terrassa, managing museum educator for gallery and studio programs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York since 2011, has become the new Woman’s Board Endowed Chair of Museum Education at the Art Institute of Chicago in Illinois.

Julia Tulovsky, associate curator for Rutgers University’s Zimmerli Art Museum in New Brunswick, New Jersey, has been promoted to curator of Russian and Soviet Nonconformist Art.

Jonathan Frederick Walz has left his position as curator of American art at the University of Nebraska’s Sheldon Museum of Art in Lincoln.

Claire Whitner has been promoted to assistant director of curatorial affairs and senior curator of collections at Wellesley College’s Davis Museum in Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Organizations and Publications

Jenny Norton-Wright has left her position at the Islamic Manuscript Association, based in Cambridge, England.

 

Institutional News

posted by June 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.

June 2016

The Bruce Museum of Arts and Science in Greenwich, Connecticut, has announced that its Education Department has won the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County’s 2016 Arts and Culture Empowerment (ACE) Award for Education. The award celebrates individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the Fairfield County community through arts and culture.

The Cincinnati Art Museum in Cincinnati, Ohio, has launched a newly redesigned website that makes digital images of nearly sixty thousand artworks from its collection, accompanied by over four thousand high-quality photographs, accessible online for the first time. In addition, the museum’s upcoming contribution to the Artstor Digital Library will increase access to the collection for universities and educational partners.

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts, has received a grant of $600,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that provides three years of programmatic support for the Institute’s Research and Academic Program to strengthen scholarship in art history and visual studies. The funding specifically enables the program to pursue new initiatives while also continuing support for key programs established with earlier support from the foundation.

The Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore has been awarded a three-year, $600,000 grant from the Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation to launch the development of Up/Start MICA, a college-wide entrepreneurship initiative that will capitalize on the unique talents of the college’s students and recent graduates.

The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, has debuted the second release in its Online Editions series, Italian Paintings of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries by the late Miklós Boskovits, one of the leading scholars of early Italian art. This online catalogue—more than a decade in the making—offers a fresh examination of this collection and made possible through the generous support of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Additional funding is provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation through a special endowment for scholarly publications supported by the Getty Foundation.

The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, has accepted a $10 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation to establish the John Wilmerding Fund for Education in American Art. The John Wilmerding Fund—named for the museum’s retired curator, deputy director, trustee, and chairman—will support programs with a broad focus on American art, celebrating Wilmerding’s immeasurable contributions to the field.

The Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut, along with Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, have jointly acquired the Lucien Aigner Collection, an extraordinary archive of photographs, negatives, recordings, film, books, magazine clippings, letters, and journalistic writings. A pioneer of 1930s photojournalism, Lucien Aigner (1901–1999) belonged to the generation of photographers that included Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Alfred Eisenstaedt, and Erich Salomon.

 

Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by June 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.

June 2016

Kim Bobier, a doctoral candidate in art history at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, has won a 2016 Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art from the American Council of Learned Societies. Her research project is titled “Representing and Refracting the Civil Rights Movement in Late Twentieth-Century Art.”

Judith K. Brodsky, distinguished professor emerita of the Visual Arts Department at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, has received an honorary doctor of fine arts degree from Rider University in Lawrence Township, New Jersey.

Sinem Arcak Casale, assistant professor of art history at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, has been named a 2016 ACLS Fellow by the American Council of Learned Societies. Her project is titled “Courtly Encounters in War and Peace: Ottoman-Safavid Gift Exchange, 1501–1660.”

Zirwat Chowdhury, visiting faculty member in art history at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont, has been named a 2016–17 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Chowdhury will work on “The Vociferant Image: Sound and the Ethics of Empire in 18th-Century British Art and Visual Culture” from September 2016 to April 2017.

Carolyn Dean, professor of history of art and visual culture at the University of California, Santa Cruz, has been named a 2016–17 Getty Scholar by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. Dean will work on her project, “The Non-Image Challenge to Art History and Anthropology,” between September 2016 and June 2017.

Elisa Dainese, an architect and lecturer in the University of Pennsylvania’s History of Art Department in Philadelphia, has won a 2016 Membership Grant from the Society of Architectural Historians.

Nancy Demerdash of Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, has accepted the 2016 Spiro Kostof Fellowship from the Society of Architectural Historians.

Yvonne Elet has earned a 2016 SAH/Mellon Author Award from the Society of Architectural Historians.

Savannah Esquivel of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, has won the the 2016 Edila and Francois-Auguste de Montequin Junior Fellowship from the Society of Architectural Historians.

Keith Garubba, a faculty member of the Baum School of Art in Allentown, Pennsylvania, has won a 2016 Arts Ovation Award in the emerging-artist category from the Allentown Arts Commission and the city of Allentown.

Dale Allen Gyure, professor of architecture at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan, and adjunct assistant professor of historic preservation at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland, has been awarded a 2016 publication grant from the Graham Foundation for his book Serenity and Delight: The Architecture of Minoru Yamasaki, to be published by Yale University Press.

Patrick Thomas Hajovsky, associate professor in the Sarofim School of Fine Arts at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, has been named a 2016–17 Getty Scholar by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. He will work on “Currencies of Wealth and Fame: The Social Lives of Luxury Objects in Aztec Mexico” from April to June 2017.

Grace T. Harpster, a PhD candidate in the History of Art Department at the University of California, Berkeley, has been named a 2016–17 Getty Predoctoral Fellow by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. She will work on “Carlo Borromeo’s Itineraries” between September 2016 and June 2017.

Leslie Hewitt, an artist based in New York, has won a publication grant from the Graham Foundation for Untitled (Structures), a book to be produced with Bradford Young and published by Dancing Foxes Press.

Michael Ann Holly, consulting director and Starr Director Emeritus of the Research and Academic Program at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts, has been named a 2016–17 Guest Scholar by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. She will research “At the Back of the Painted Beyond / At the Still Point of the Painted World” from January to March 2017.

Shih-shan Susan Huang, associate professor of art history at Rice University in Houston, Texas, has won a 2016 Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. She will be in residence at the Huntington Library, Art Collection, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, Califorina, during academic year 2017–18, working on “First Impressions: Chinese Religious Woodcuts and Cultural Transformation.”

H. H. Joyce of the University of Oxford in England has accepted the 2016 Scott Opler Emerging Scholar Fellowship from the Society of Architectural Historians.

Kate M. Kocyba has won a 2016 Membership Grant from the Society of Architectural Historians.

Lauren Kroiz, assistant professor in the History of Art Department at the University of California, Berkeley, has won the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s 2015 Patricia and Phillip Frost Essay Award. Kroiz’s article, “‘A Jolly Lark for Amateurs’: John Steuart Curry’s Pedagogy of Painting,” appeared in the spring 2015 issue of American Art.

Anneka Lenssen, assistant professor of global modern art in the History of Art Department at the University of California, Berkeley, has been named a 2016–17 Getty Postdoctoral Fellow by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. She will continue work on “Being Mobilized: The Vitality of Arab Art, 1930–1960” between September 2016 and June 2017.

Michael Lobel, professor of art history at Hunter College, City University of New York, has been awarded the twenty-eighth Charles C. Eldridge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art for his book John Sloan: Drawing on Illustration (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014).

Maura Lucking, an architectural historian pursuing a PhD in critical studies from the Department of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of California, Los Angeles, has won a 2016 film grant from the Graham Foundation for Church of Schindler, a project in collaboration with the Los Angeles–based documentary filmmaker Andrea Lewis.

Ellen Macfarlane, a doctoral candidate in art and archaeology at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, has won a 2016 Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art from the American Council of Learned Societies for her study, “Group f.64 Photography and the Object World.”

Luciana Martins, reader in Latin American visual studies at Birkbeck, University of London, in England, has been awarded a 2016 Leverhulme Research Fellowship for two years for a project entitled “Drawing Together: The Visual Archive of Expeditionary Fieldwork.”

Jeffrey A. Miller has won a 2016 Membership Grant from the Society of Architectural Historians.

Kimberly Minor, a doctoral candidate in art and art history at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, has won a 2016 Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art from the American Council of Learned Societies. Her project is titled “Pictographic Motifs: Memory and Masculinity on the Upper Missouri.”

Keith Moxey, Barbara Novak Professor in the Department of Art History at Barnard College in New York, has been named a 2016–17 Guest Scholar by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Moxey will research “Temporalities of Art History” between September and December 2016.

John Murphy has been awarded the 2016 Amy P. Goldman Foundational Fellowship in Pre-Raphaelite Studies from the Delaware Art Museum and the University of Delaware Library, both in Wilmington.

Stella Nair, associate professor in the Department of Art History at the University of California, Los Angeles, has won the Charles K. Williams II Rome Prize from the American Academy of Rome. She will continue work on “Rome in the Andes: The Impact of the Classical World on Inca Architectural History.”

Elisabeth Narkin, a PhD candidate in the Department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has received the 2016 Carter Manny Award for doctoral dissertation research from the Graham Foundation. Her project is called “Rearing the Royals: Architecture and the Spatialization of Royal Childhood in France, 1499–1610.”

Lawrence Nees, professor in the Department of Art History at the University of Delaware in Newark, has been named a 2016–17 Museum Guest Scholar by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. Research for his project, “Host Department: Manuscripts,” will take place between April and June 2017.

Christina Neilson, assistant professor of Renaissance and Baroque art history at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, has been named a 2016 ACLS Fellow by the American Council of Learned Societies. She will continue research on “Living Devotion: Animating Sculpture in Early Modern Europe.”

Fernando Martínez Nespral from the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina has accepted a place in the 2016 SAH-Getty International Program by the Society of Architectural Historians.

Emily Neumeier of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia has won the 2016 Keepers Preservation Education Fund Fellowship from the Society of Architectural Historians.

Amy F. Ogata, associate professor at the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture in New York, has won the 2016 Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award from the Society of Architectural Historians for Designing the Creative Child: Playthings and Places in Midcentury America (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013).

Pauline Ayumi Ota, associate professor of art and art history at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, has accepted a 2016 Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. She will work on “Seeing Is Knowing: Visual Perception, Painting, and Cityscapes in Mid-Eighteenth Century Japan” at the Asian Studies Program at the University of Hawai‘i in Manoa during academic year 2016–17.

John Ott, professor of art history at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, has received a 2016 Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities to work on his book project, “Mixed Media: The Visual Culture of Racial Integration, 1931–1954.”

Nina Rowe, associate professor of art history and music at Fordham University in Bronx, New York, has been named a 2016 ACLS Fellow by the American Council of Learned Societies. She will work on “The World in a Book: Weltchroniken and Society at the End of the Middle Ages.”

Corine Schleif, a professor for the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University in Tempe, has received the 2015–16 Berlin Prize and is currently John P. Birkelund Fellow in the Humanities at the American Academy in Berlin, where she is completing the book Bending Stone: Adam Kraft and the Sculpting of Art’s History.

Emma Rose Silverman, a doctoral candidate in history of art at the University of California, Berkeley, has won a 2016 Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art from the American Council of Learned Societies for her research project, “From Eyesore to Icon: Outsider Art, Racial Politics, and the Watts Towers.”

Kristel Smentek, associate professor of architecture for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been named a 2016 ACLS Fellow by the American Council of Learned Societies. Her research project is called “Objects of Encounter: China in Eighteenth-Century France.”

Giulia S. Smith, a PhD candidate in the History of Art Department at University College London, England, has been named a 2016–17 Getty Predoctoral Fellow by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. She will work on her project, titled “An Anthropology of Ourselves: The Independent Group from Urban Fieldwork to Global Ecology, 1929–1973,” from September 2016 to June 2017.

Joseph Williams, a PhD candidate in the Department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, has won the Phyllis W. G. Gordan/Lily Auchincloss/Samuel H. Kress Foundation Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome. He will continue researching “The Practice and Production of Architecture during the Mediterranean Commercial Revolution: The Church of S. Corrado in Molfetta (ca. 1185–1303).”

Fo Wilson, an artist and associate professor at Columbia College Chicago in Illinois, has won a 2016 exhibition grant from the Graham Foundation. He will use the funds to produce Eliza’s Peculiar Cabinet of Curiosities, on view at the Lynden Sculpture Garden in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from June 26 to October 30, 2016.

Mary N. Woods, Michael A. McCarthy Professor of Architectural Theory at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, has been awarded a publication grant from the Graham Foundation for her book Women Architects in India: Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi, to be published by Routledge.

Daniel M. Zolli, a PhD candidate in the History of Art and Architecture Department at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been named a 2016–17 Getty Predoctoral Fellow by the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California. He will work on “Voices in the Workshop: Donatello and Theories of Making in Fifteenth-Century Oral Culture” from September 2016 to June 2017.

 

Exhibitions Curated by CAA Members

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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.

June 2016

Rachel Epp Buller. Alice Lex-Nerlinger 1893–1975: Fotomonteurin und Malerin. Das Verborgene Museum, Berlin, Germany, April 14–August 7, 2016.

Rachel Epp Buller. Transition and Turmoil: Human Expressions 1900–1945. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas, January 16–May 8, 2016.

Rhia Hurt and Katerina Lanfranco. Laughing Out Loud. Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, April 15–June 3, 2016.

Kristen Letts Kovak. Degrees of Separation. SPACE, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 15–June 5, 2016.

 

Books Published by CAA Members

posted by June 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.

June 2016

Kyra Belán. Divine Ladies in America: Cultural Icons of the New Millennium (Cape Coral, FL: Astarte Books, 2016).

Rachel Epp Buller. Alice Lex-Nerlinger 1893–1975: Fotomonteurin und Malerin / Photomontage Artist and Painter (Berlin: Lukas Verlag and Das Verborgene Museum, in cooperation with Akademie der Künste, 2016).

Daniel Fulco. Exuberant Apotheoses – Italian Frescoes in the Holy Roman Empire; Visual Culture and Princely Power in the Age of Enlightenment (Leiden, the Netherlands: Brill, 2016).