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Grants, Awards, and Honors
posted by CAA — Oct 15, 2014
CAA recognizes its members for their professional achievements, be it a grant, fellowship, residency, book prize, honorary degree, or related award.
Grants, Awards, and Honors is published every two months: in February, April, June, August, October, and December. To learn more about submitting a listing, please follow the instructions on the main Member News page.
Grimanesa Amorós, an artist based in New York, has been named the 2014 Lebowitz Visiting Artist in Residence for the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series at the Institute for Women and Art at Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey.
Paul Catanese, associate professor at Columbia College Chicago in Illinois and director of his school’s MFA program for interdisciplinary arts and media, has received a 2014 Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship. The award will support his studio practice and help to expand work on his project visible from space. Catanese will also develop visible from space in early October during a Playa Artists’ Residency in eastern Oregon.
Blane De St. Croix has received a 2014–15 residency in Brooklyn, New York, from the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Award Space Program (formerly known as the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation).
Caitlin Earley, a graduate student in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin, has received a 2014–15 junior fellowship in Precolumbian studies from Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, DC. The award will support her project, titled “At the Edge of the Maya World: Power, Politics, and Identity in Monuments of the Comitán Valley.”
Danielle Joyner, assistant professor of medieval art history at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana, has received a 2014–15 fellowship in garden and landscape studies from Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, DC. She will work on a project called “Landscapes and Medieval Arts.”
Micheline Nilsen, a faculty member in art history at Indiana University South Bend, has accepted a 2014–15 fellowship in garden and landscape studies from Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, DC. Her project is titled “From Turnips to Lawn Chairs: Allotment Gardens in Europe, 1920 to 1975.”
Camille Serchuk, professor of art at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, has been awarded a 2014–15 fellowship from the National Humanities Center, based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. She will work on her project, “Realm and Representation: Art, Cartography and Visual Culture in France, 1450–1610.”