The Archives of American Art Graduate Research Essay Prize Funded by the Dedalus Foundation, Inc. continues for its fourth year. The prize rewards excellence in research in any period of American art history with the stipulation that the author draws from the organiser’s collections. (Submissions that incorporate digital tools and platforms may be favored.)
The winner receives $1,000 and publication on the organiser’s website.
Previous winners are listed below:
- 2014: Christina Weyl, PhD Candidate in Department of Art History at Rutgers University, “Networks of Abstraction: Postwar Printmaking and Women Artists of Atelier 17”
- 2013: Katherine Jentleson, PhD Candidate in American Art History, Duke University, “’Not as rewarding as the North’: Holger Cahill’s Southern Folk Art Expedition”
- 2012: Meredith A. Brown, PhD Candidate, The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, “’The Enemies of Women’s Liberation in the Arts Will be Crushed’: A.I.R. Gallery’s Role in the American Feminist Art Movement”
- and Jennifer Stettler Parsons, PhD Candidate, History of Art & Architecture, University of Virginia, “Absence and Presence: Arthur Dove’s Paintings ‘From the Radio’”