Department of Art and Art History Award or Honor

Adam Crosson receives 2014 Umlauf Prize

Thu. August 28, 2014

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Adam Crosson (M.F.A. candidate in Studio Art) received the 2014 Umlauf Prize. Crosson was selected by Juror Suzanne Deal Booth and was awarded an exhibition at the Umlauf. The exhibition will be on display September 5 through October 19 alongside Reflect, an exhibition of works by Professor Margo Sawyer.

La Blanca Archaeological Project awarded $400,000 National Science Foundation grant

Wed. August 27, 2014

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The La Blanca Archaeological Project, whose team includes Professor Julia Guernsey, was awarded a $400,000 National Science Foundation grant to pursue archaeological investigations at the Middle Preclassic (900-600 BC) site located along the Pacific coast of Guatemala.

Jarrod Beck receives 2014 Clare Weiss Award

Wed. August 27, 2014

NYC Parks logo with oak leaf in circle

Jarrod Beck (M.F.A. Studio Art, 2007) received the 2014 Claire Weiss Award. The award recognizes emerging artists and allows their work to be installed in a NYC park. Beck will install his work in the Sara D. Roosevelt Park in the Lower Eastside.

Gracelee Lawrence receives David Womack Memorial Fiber Arts Scholarship

Fri. August 22, 2014

crochted rope hanging in gallery space
Image courtesy of the artist

Gracelee Lawrence, M.F.A. candidate in Studio Art, has received a David Woman Memorial Fiber Arts Scholarship from the Ianthom Foundation. Lawrence said, "With this grant I will be working on translating Macrame into 3D rendering programs."

Miguel Aragon receives Kala Fellowship

Thu. August 21, 2014

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Miguel Aragon (M.F.A. Studio Art, 2012) was awarded a 2014-2015 Kala Art Institute Fellowship. Nine fellows were chosen out of an applicant pool of 330. The award includes access to Kala's facilities, courses, funding, and an exhibition.

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