The 2013 recipient of the John F. Haskins Award for Academic Excellence in Art History is Maria Castro. The 2013 Faculty Commendation Awards for Exemplary and Distinguished Academic Performance go to Chong Hu, Maeve Sattler, and Natalie Sweet.
Ossip Award for Excellence in Research Writing
Stephanie Trum (HAA 2012) is this year's winner of the 2012 Ossip Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Writing in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. Stephanie's paper, "Tragedy of the People: The Politics of Memory in Moscow's Victory Park," was written as an honors thesis under the direction of Barbara McCloskey and won the Independent Scholarly Writing category.
Friends Writing Award
The History of Art and Architecture Department is pleased to announce that Tyler Shine is the winner of the 2012 Friends of the Frick Fine Arts Writing Award Competition for his paper, “The Taxidermic Imagination of Leni Riefenstahl and the Ethnographic Spectacle in the Last of the Nuba” which was written under the direction of Josh Ellenbogen. Congratulations to Gabriela!
The department is eager to congratulate our undergraduate majors Maria Castro, Siqiao Lu, Scott Morgan, Maeve Sattler, and Tyler Shine who secured fellowships and awards to conduct independent research in the summer of 2012.
Milton Fine Museum Profession Fellowships
Congratulations to HAA majors Natalie Sweet, Chanelle Labash, and Maria Castro the 2012 Milton Fine Museum Profession Fellowship recipients! The HAA department, through generous support from The Fine Foundation, is able to provide three museum professions fellowships each academic year to qualified HAA majors. Each Milton Fine Museum Profession Fellowship recipient is supported with a stipend of $3500 which enables him or her to devote full attention to an intensive internship, working directly with a local arts professional who serves as a mentor.
Natalie Sweet was selected to work with Eric Shiner, the Director of the Andy Warhol Museum in the summer of 2012.
Chanelle Labash was selected to work with Jason Busch, Chief Curator and the Alan G. and Jane A. Lehman Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at the Carnegie Museum of Art in the summer of 2012.
Maria Castro was selected to work with Janet McCall, executive director of the Society for Contemporary Craft in the fall of 2012 and spring of 2013.
The University Art Gallery and its cloister were abuzz with excitement on March 25, 2013 when the department held its third annual HAAARCH!!! showcase of undergraduate achievement, an event held every year in the spring semester. This forum provided students the opportunity to exhibit, present and promote their research and experiential learning activities.
To see a current list of undergraduate accomplishments from the 2012-2013 academic year click here.
- Art Gallery
- Visual Media Workshop