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Solo Exhibitions by Artist Members

posted by December 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.

December 2016

Midwest

Stacy Leeman. Sharon Weiss Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, September 1–25, 2016. Vermont Meditations. Painting.

Northeast

Jerry Meyer. Denise Bibro Fine Arts, New York, September 15–October 29, 2016. Very Long Distance. Installation.

South

Sue Johnson. Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, September 16–November 11, 2017. Sue Johnson: Home of Future Things. Installation.

Beauvais Lyons. Ridderhof Martin Gallery, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia, October 27–December 4, 2016. The Association for Creative Zoology. Lithography and installation.

West

Margi Weir. Central Features Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 15–November 19, 2016. Bang! Bang! Mixed media.

 

People in the News

posted by December 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.

December 2016

Academe

Jacki Apple has retired from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, after thirty-three years of teaching in the Humanities and Sciences Department, where she served as a faculty-elected codirector in the absence of a chair from 2012 to 2014.

Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse has accepted a tenure-track position at the University of Washington in Seattle. She will hold a joint appointment as assistant professor in the Division of Art History and curator of Northwest Native American art at the Burke Museum.

Faye Raquel Gleisser has been appointed assistant professor of art history in the Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts at Indiana University in Bloomington.

Morten Steen Hansen has become a lecturer in the Division of Art History at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Dan Paz has been appointed lecturer by the University of Washington in Seattle for the Division of Art’s program in interdisciplinary visual arts.

Richard J. Powell has stepped down as dean of humanities at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He will remain John Spencer Bassett Professor of Art and Art History.

Kate Roberts has been appointed lecturer in Division of Art’s 3D4M program for ceramics, glass, and sculpture at the University of Washington in Seattle.

David Yager has been inaugurated as president of University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He joined the school last year after serving as dean of the Arts Division and distinguished professor of art at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Museums and Galleries

Birgitta Augustin has left her position as associate curator of Asia art and acting head of the Department of the Arts of Asia and the Islamic World at the Detroit Institute of Arts in Michigan.

Meredith Dean, previously an administrator for the Association of Art Museum Curators, has joined the Museum of Modern Art in New York as development assistant for exhibition and program funding.

Kevin Dumouchelle has joined the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African Art as curator. Previously he oversaw the African and Pacific Islands collections at the Brooklyn Museum in New York.

Erin Hanas, formerly academic programs coordinator at Duke University’s Nasher Museum of Art in Durham, North Carolina, has become associate curator of academic programs for the Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond.

Lehti Keelmann has been appointed assistant curator of Western art at the University of Michigan Museum of Art in Ann Arbor, where she will oversee the collection of European art spanning the medieval period through the twentieth century.

Abraham Thomas, previously director of the Sir John Soane’s Museum in London, England, has been named Fleur and Charles Bresler Curator-in-Charge at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery in Washington, DC.

 

Institutional News

posted by December 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.

December 2016

The Archives of American Art, part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, has received a three-year grant of up to $900,000 from the Walton Family Foundation to support the ongoing digitization of the archives’ collection, enabling the organization to double its current rate. The Archives of American Art is obliged to match the grant, to be given in three installments.

The Archives of American Art, part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, has announced a long-term partnership with the Terra Foundation for American Art to support the digitization of the archives’ collections. Terra has made a $4.5 million commitment, $4 million of which is a challenge grant to be matched by the Smithsonian, to seed an endowment for ongoing digitization. The remaining $500,000 will provide operating support for the current digitization program.

California State University, Long Beach, has received a grant from the Graham Foundation to support an exhibition, Robert Irwin: Site Determined, at the University Art Museum.

The Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, California, has acquired the archive of the artist, writer, curator, and scholar Harmony Hammond. The donation includes correspondence, photographs, original source material for her art, professional papers, publication drafts, editioned prints, original artwork, files, and a slide registry devoted to lesbian artists.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has reaffirmed its long-term cooperative partnership with the Ministry of Culture of the Government of India by renewing a Memorandum of Understanding for five additional years.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has been named the world’s top museum in TravelAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards, based on the quality and quantity of reviews and ratings over a twelve-month period, for the second year in a row.

The Museum of Modern Art in New York has received a grant from the Graham Foundation to support an exhibition, Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive, scheduled for June 12–October 1, 2017.

Parsons School of Design in New York has opened the Parsons Making Center at the New School, a hub for a network of making spaces that provide university students with state-of-the-art tools to design projects in a range of disciplines.

Princeton University Art Museum in Princeton, New Jersey, has received a $150,000 Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to support the ongoing Collections Discovery Initiative, designed to ensure that Princeton’s Asian art collection ­can be shared with the broadest possible audiences, especially with scholars and researchers. The grant will allow the museum to enhance and standardize the cataloguing of its Asian art holdings, develop rich educational materials, and restructure its Asian art microsite into an in-depth sustainable resource with an innovative new interface.

The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC, has launched Renwick Gallery WONDER 360, an immersive 360-degree virtual-reality app for Apple and Android mobile devices. The app allows audiences to explore the entirety of the museum’s 2015–16 exhibition WONDER, presented at its Renwick Gallery, in 3D; it also expands the visitor experience through emerging technologies and is the first virtual-reality mobile app the Smithsonian has offered.

The Society of Architectural Historians, based in Chicago, Illinois, has received a grant from the Graham Foundation to support a public program, a half-day seminar on “Making and Re-Making Glasgow: Heritage and Sustainability,” at its upcoming conference in Scotland.

The University of Houston in Texas has created a new College of the Arts, comprising the School of Art, the Moores School of Music, the School of Theatre and Dance, the Blaffer Art Museum, the Cynthia Mitchell Woods Center for the Arts, the Center for Arts Leadership, and the Graduate Program for Arts Management.

The Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library in Winterthur, Delaware, has received a $110,759 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a project on preventive care for metal objects, which Winterthur deems its highest conservation treatment priority.

 

Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by December 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.

December 2016

Devon Baker, a PhD student in art history at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a 2016–17 Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellowship by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. She will conduct research for her dissertation, which explores print culture in Renaissance Lombardy, using printmaking to examine larger themes of mobility, north-south exchange, and transmateriality.

Amy Beecher, an artist based in New York and Providence, Rhode Island, has received a fall 2016 fellowship from the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, in the interdisciplinary artist category.

Daniella Berman, a doctoral candidate at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts, has been awarded a 2016–17 Theodore Rousseau Fellowship by the Metropolitan Museum of Art to work on her dissertation, which considers the unfinished history paintings of the French Revolution and identifies an emergent aesthetic of “unfinishedness” developed by artists in response to the shifting sociopolitical landscape.

Douglas Brine, associate professor of art history at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, has accepted a 2016–17 J. Clawson Mills Scholarship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to undertake research and writing for his book project, “The Art of Brass in the Burgundian Netherlands: Makers, Markets, Patrons, Products.”

Emily Casey, a PhD candidate in art history at the University of Delaware in Newark, has been given a Sylvan C. Coleman and Pam Coleman Memorial Fund Fellowship for 2016–17 by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. She will examine representations of oceanic space in American art and material culture to show how colonial and early national identities were constructed in relation to these.

Joshua Cohen, assistant professor at City College, City University of New York, has received a 2016–17 Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellowship from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to complete a book that tracks modernist appropriations of African sculpture by European and African artists between 1905 and 1980.

Joelle Dietrick, assistant professor of art and digital studies at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina, has accepted a Pollock-Krasner Foundation award to support her studio production during the 2016–17 academic year before she goes to Hamburg, Germany, for her Fulbright Global Award (April–July 2017). As part of the Fulbright, Dietrick will travel to Santiago, Chile, and Hong Kong, China, during the next two winter breaks.

Brad Hostetler, who earned a PhD in art history last year at Florida State University in Tallahassee, has been awarded a 2016–17 Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellowship from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to complete revisions for a book project, “Enshrining Sacred Matter: The Form, Function, and Meaning of Reliquaries in Byzantium, 843–1204.”

Amy Huang, a doctoral candidate in the history of art and architecture at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and an adjunct lecturer for Boston University in Massachusetts, has received a 2016–17 Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellowship from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. She will research visual modes of remembrance in Chinese paintings through seventeenth-century Nanjing and investigate how memory operated through texts, images, and historic sites.

Frances Jacobus-Parker, a PhD student in art and archaeology at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, has been given a Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellowship for 2016–17 by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, where he will work on the first comprehensive study of the oeuvre of the pivotal American artist Vija Celmins.

Samuel Johnson, who earned his PhD in the history of art and architecture at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 2015, has been awarded a Leonard A. Lauder Fellowship by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. In 2016–17 Johnson will study the effects of the papiers collés of Georges Braques and Pablo Picasso on the photographs of El Lissitzky, László Moholy-Nagy, and Man Ray.

Anna Jozefacka, an adjunct professor at Hunter College, City University of New York, has been awarded a 2016–17 Leonard A. Lauder Fellowship by the Metropolitan Museum of Art to conduct research on Cubism’s relationship to the evolution of modern architectural and interior design in the first three decades of the twentieth century.

Julia McHugh, a doctoral student in art history at the University of California, Los Angeles, has accepted a Douglass Foundation Fellowship in American Art for 2016–17 from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to work on her dissertation, which examines the ways in which patrons used tapestries and other textiles to adorn interiors, both domestic and sacred, in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Peru.

Patricia Miranda, an artist, curator, educator, and founder of MAPSpace, a gallery in Port Chester, New York, has completed an October 2016 residency at I-Park Residency in East Haddam, Connecticut.

Jiha Moon, an artist who lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia, has received a 2016 Artadia Award.

Elyse Nelson, a PhD candidate in the history of art at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts, has been given a Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellowship by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. During 2016–17 she will work on a dissertation that explores the Italian neoclassical sculptor Antonio Canova’s renewed relationship with his British patrons after Napoleon’s defeat in 1814.

Giulia Paoletti, a core lecturer at Columbia University in New York, has been awarded a 2016–17 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship by the Metropolitan Museum of Art to research and assist with the development and preparation for a planned reinstallation and renovation of the African art galleries.

John Richardson, professor of art and chair of the James Pearson Duffy Department of Art and Art History at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, has received the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mid America College Art Association.

Miriam Said, a doctoral student in the history of art at the University of California, Berkeley, has accepted a 2016–17 Frances Markoe Fellowship by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to explore material-based mechanisms of ritual affect as it was manifested in and between the Near East and Greece in the first millennium BC.

John A. Tyson, a recent recipient of a PhD in art history from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, has joined the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, as a 2016–17 participant in the fellowship and internships program. He will assist the Department of Modern Art with research for the upcoming Rachel Whiteread retrospective and lead tours in the newly reinstalled East Building permanent and special exhibition galleries.

Aaron Wile, a PhD candidate in the history of art and architecture at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has accepted a Chester Dale Fellowship from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. During 2016–17 he will complete his dissertation, “Painting, Authority, and Experience at the Twighlight of the Grand Siècle, 1690–1721,” and begin transforming it into a book manuscript, consulting materials at the museum.

Katharine Wright, who earned her PhD in art history at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, in 2015, has been awarded an Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Research/Collections Specialist Fellowship for 2016–17 by the Metropolitan Museum of Art to catalogue the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art’s collection of American modernism.

Tara Zanardi, an associate professor at Hunter College, City University of New York, has accepted a 2016–17 Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellowship from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to research the Porcelain Room at the Royal Palace in Aranjuez, a tour-de-force in its implementation and display of porcelain, the interior exemplifies Charles III’s innovative artistic and political strategies at court.

 

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.