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Past Winners

Below is a list of all past recipients of the Wyeth Foundation for American Art Publication Grant. The program supports book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of American art, visual studies, and related subjects that have been accepted by a publisher on their merits but cannot be published in the most desirable form without a subsidy.


Ella Diaz, Flying under the Radar with the Royal Chicano Air Force: Mapping a Chicano/a Art History, University of Texas Press

Jason Hill, Artist as Reporter: Weegee, Ad Reinhardt, and the PM News Picture, University of California Press

Wadsworth Jarrell, AFRICOBRA: Experimental Art Toward a School of Thought, Duke University Press

Kellie Jones, South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s, Duke University Press

Jennifer Josten, Mathias Goeritz: Modernist Art and Architecture in Cold War Mexico, Yale University Press

Lauren Kroiz, Cultivating Citizens: The Regional Work of Art in the New Deal Era, University of California Press

Tirza Latimer, Eccentric Modernism: Making Differences in the History of American Art, University of California Press

Jennifer Van Horn, The Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America, University of North Carolina Press


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

Mary Campbell, Civil Saints: Polygamy, Pornography, and Mormon Citizenship in the Work of Charles Ellis Johnson, University of Chicago Press

Dale Allen Gyure, Serenity and Delight: The Architecture of Minoru Yamasaki, Yale University Press

Jessica Horton, Places to Stand: Native American Modernisms on an Undivided Earth, Duke University Press

Rebecca Peabody, Consuming Stories: Kara Walker and the Imagining of American Race (Oakland: University of California Press, 2016)

Nizan Shaked, The Synthetic Proposition: Conceptualism and the Political Referent in Contemporary Art, Manchester University Press


Bill Anthes, Edgar Heap of Birds (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015)

Susan Cahan, Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016)

Miguel de Baca, Memory Work: Anne Truitt and Sculpture (Oakland: University of California Press, 2015)

Elizabeth Milroy, The Grid and the River: Philadelphia’s Green Places, 1682–1876 (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2016)


Sarah Hamill David Smith in Two Dimensions

Ross Barrett, Rendering Violence: Riots, Strikes, and Upheavals in Nineteenth-Century American Art (Oakland: University of California Press, 2014).

Craig Burnett, Philip Guston: The Studio (London: Afterall Books, 2014).

Sarah Hamill, David Smith in Two Dimensions: Photography and the Matter of Sculpture (Oakland: University of California Press, 2015)

Sascha T. Scott, A Strange Mixture: The Art and Politics of Painting Pueblo Indians (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015).

Karen Stanworth, Visibly Canadian: Imaging Collective Identities in the Canadas, 1820–1910 (Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2014).


Katherine A. Bussard, Unfamiliar Streets: Photographs by Richard Avedon, Charles Moore, Martha Rosler, and Philip-Lorca DiCorcia (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014).

Melissa Dabakis, A Sisterhood of Sculptors: American Artists in Nineteenth-Century Rome (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2014).

Michael Lobel, John Sloan: Drawing on Illustration (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014).

Amy F. Ogata, Designing the Creative Child: Playthings and Places in Midcentury America (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013).

John Ott, Manufacturing the Modern Patron in Victorian California: Cultural Philanthropy, Industrial Capital, and Social Authority (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014).

Rachel Sailor, Meaningful Places: Landscape Photographers in the Nineteenth-Century American West (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2014).

George E. Thomas, Frank Furness and the Poetry of the Present: Architecture in the Age of the Great Machines, University of Pennsylvania Press.


Marian Wardle Weir Family

Amanda Carlson and Robin Poynor, Africa in Florida: Five Hundred Years of African Presence in the Sunshine State (Gainsville: University Press of Florida, 2014).

Mary K. Coffey, How a Revolutionary Art Became Official Culture: Murals, Museums, and the Mexican State (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012).

Mónica Domínguez Torres, Military Ethos and Visual Culture in Post-Conquest Mexico (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013).

Tatiana Flores, Mexico’s Revolutionary Avant-Gardes: From Estridentismo to ¡30-30! (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013).

Sue Rainey, Creating a World on Paper: Harry Fenn’s Career in Art (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2013).


Marianne Kinkel. Races of Mankind: The Sculptures of Malvina Hoffman (Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2011).

Analisa Leppanen-Guerra, Children’s Stories and “Child-Time” in the Works of Joseph Cornell and the Transatlantic Avant-Garde (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2011).

Leo G. Mazow, Thomas Hart Benton and the American Sound (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012).

Maurie D. McInnis, Slaves Waiting for Sale: Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011).

Marian Wardle, ed., The Weir Family, 1820–1920: Expanding the Traditions of American Art (Lebanon, NH: University Press of New England, 2011).


Marian Wardle Weir Family

Hiroko Ikegami, The Great Migrator: Robert Rauschenberg and the Global Rise of American Art (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010).

Kevin D. Murphy, Jonathan Fisher of Blue Hill, Maine: Commerce, Culture, and Community on the Eastern Frontier (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2010).

David Raskin, Donald Judd (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010).

Alison Syme, A Touch of Blossom: John Singer Sargent and the Queer Flora of Fin-de-Siècle Art (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010).


Carol Clark, Charles Deas and 1840s America (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2009).

William Innes Homer, ed., The Paris Letters of Thomas Eakins (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009).

Anna Indych-López, Muralism without Walls: Rivera, Orozco, and Siqueiros in the United States, 1927–1940 (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009).

Kirk Savage, Monument Wars: Washington, D.C., the National Mall, and the Transformation of the Memorial Landscape (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009).

Kristina Wilson, The Modern Eye: Stieglitz, MoMA, and the Art of the Exhibition, 1925–1934 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009).


Richard Steven Street Everyone Had Cameras

Joshua Shannon, The Disappearance of Objects: New York Art and the Rise of the Postmodern City (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009).

Richard Steven Street, Everyone Had Cameras: Photographers and Farmworkers in California, 1850 to 2000 (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008).

Annette Stott, Pioneer Cemeteries: Sculpture Gardens of the Old West (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2008).


Jennifer A. Gonzalez, Subject to Display: Reframing Race in Contemporary Installation Art (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008).

Mary N. Woods, Beyond the Architect’s Eye: Photographs and the American Built Environment (University Park: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009).


M. Elizabeth Boone, Vistas de España: American Views of Art and Life in Spain, 1860–1914 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007).

Claire Farago and Donna Pierce, Transforming Images: New Mexican Santos in-between Worlds (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2006).

Julia B. Rosenbaum, Visions of Belonging: New England Art and the Making of American Identity (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2006).