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Grants, Awards, and Honors

posted by CAA — Dec 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.

December 2014

Richard Barlow, an artist, musician, and assistant professor of art at Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York, has received the 2014 Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant and the 2014 Hartwick College Faculty Development Grant.

Mark Staff Brandl, an artist and art historian based in Trogen, Switzerland, has completed an artist residency in the Italian village of Portico di Romagna, where he made drawings and had a small exhibition.

Abigail DeVille, an artist based in Bronx, New York, has won a 2014 emerging-artist grant of $10,000 from the Rema Hort Mann Foundation, based in New York.

Reni Gower, an artist and professor of painting and printmaking at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, has completed an artist residency at the Center for Book and Paper Arts at Columbia College Chicago, where she worked with the center’s team to explore pulp painting, blow-outs, and watermarks.

James Herring, exhibitions manager and designer for the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science in Miami, Florida, has received a $10,000 exhibition research grant from the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design, based in Asheville, North Carolina.

Leslie Hewitt, an artist based in New York and Houston, Texas, has been named a USA Francie Bishop Good and David Horvits Fellow in Visual Arts by United States Artists. The award comes with an unrestricted $50,000 prize.

Faheem Majeed, associate director and faculty in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Illinois in Chicago, and Jeremiah Hulsebos-Spofford, a teacher of sculpture at the Chicago High School for the Arts and in the Contemporary Practices Department of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, have earned a 2014–15 DCASE Studio Artist Residency Award from their city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and the Joyce Foundation.

Norie Sato, an artist based in Seattle, Washington, has been recognized twice this year: the 2014 Public Art Network Leadership Award from Americans for the Arts, awarded in June at that organization’s conference in Nashville, Tennessee; and the 2014 Governor’s Art and Heritage Award for an Independent Artist, conferred by her state’s government at the end of October.

Alex J. Taylor, an Australian art historian of modern American art and visual culture, has been appointed to a three-year position at Tate as the Terra Foundation Research Fellow in American Art by the London–based museum and Chicago’s Terra Foundation for American Art.

Hilary Wilder has accepted a 2014–15 artist’s residency from the Galveston Artist Residency in Texas.