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Doris and Clarence Malo Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, Julia Bryan-Wilson, has been awarded a 2019 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for individuals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts. Established in 1925 by former United States Senator Simon Guggenheim and Olga Hirsh Guggenheim as a memorial to their son, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation offers fellowships to further the development of scholars and artists by assisting in research in any field of knowledge and creation. The Foundation receives approximately 3,000 applications each year. This year Bryan-Wilson is one of five UC Berkeley faculty -among a diverse group of 168 scholars, artists, and writers- to receive the coveted award. Bryan-Wilson plans to use the funds for research and travel as she finishes her book about the work of American sculptor Louise Nevelson.
Nada Hosking (BA 2014)
Executive Director of Global Heritage Fund
Gabriella Wellons (BA 2018)
A paid summer internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Graduate Pre-doctoral Fellowships/Awards
European Research Council Consolidator Grant: Global Horizonte in der Kunst des Mittelaters, Universität Bern
Ramón de Santiago
Tinker Foundation grant
Center for Latin American Studies Summer Field Research Grant
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship for Nahuatl Language Study
Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award
Scholarship, Rare Book School, "The Art & Science of Cartography, 200–1550 CE," University of Virginia
France–Berkeley Fund Fellowship with Professor Todd Olson to collaborate with Ann Lafont (Director of Studies EHESS, France) (2018–19)
CASVA Andrew W. Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship
E. C. Feiss
Ellen Holzman Fellow, Luce/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship in American Art
Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellowship, Smithsonian American Art Museum [Declined]
Townsend Center for the Humanities Dissertation Fellowship
Dissertation research fellowship for 2019–20 from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
UC Cuba Academic Initiative Grant
Long-Term Research Grant from the American Institute for Maghrib Studies (AIMS)
Andrew Mellon Foundation Research Grant from Berkeley’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Edward Capps Advanced (predoctoral) Fellowship for 2019/20 at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art (CIHA) Travel Grant
Marilynn Thoma Pre-doctoral Fellow in Spanish Colonial Art, Carl & Marilynn Thoma Collection
Fellow of Cátedra del Prado: “De la pintura a la era de la imagen,” Museo del Prado, Madrid
Summer Institute for Technical Studies in Art Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge
Thoma Visiting Scholar in Spanish Colonial Art, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin
SSRC (Social Science Research Council) Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) 2019–2020 (Andrew Mellon Foundation)
Lesdi Goussen Robleto
Mentored Research Award
Graduate Postdoctoral Fellowships/Awards
Postdoctoral Scholar and Teaching Fellow at the USC Society of Fellows in the Humanities, at the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern California, 2019–2021
A five-year research postdoctoral fellowship in the Bilderfahrzeuge project of the Warburg Institute, University of London, beginning in fall 2018
2018 Willibald Sauerländer Prize of the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich for his book Meyer Schapiro: Critical Debates
Mellon Postdoctoral Research Associate in History of Art and Architecture at Brown University
Director of Collections and Exhibitions, Olana [New York] State Historic Site [home, studio, and landscape designed by Frederic Edwin Church]
Sarah Louise Cowan
Assistant Professor of American Art at DePauw University
Assistant Professor at UCLA
Associate Professor of Greek Art and Archaeology at BU
The John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Research Fellow in Photography, Harvard University Museums
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter at the University of Bern, Switzerland, starting fall 2019
Berkeley–Erlangen/Nuremberg Research Fellowship
Jessica Stevenson Stewart
Associate Director at the Social Science Matrix at UC Berkeley
Academic Coordinator of the Visual Resources Center/V-Lab at UC Berkeley, starting spring 2019
The Spring 2019 Judith Stronach Travel Graduate Seminar: Indian Ocean Art Histories: Goa; Bombay; Kochi taught by Professor Sugata Ray visited India during the Spring Break. Bringing together art history, environmental humanities, and maritime history, the Seminar took as its theme the social, cultural, and economic significance of oceanic waters. The Indian Ocean – the third largest water body and the world’s oldest cultural continuum that has facilitated the mobility of people, objects, and ideas over millennia – served as the locus of study. Over the course of a week, students in the Seminar visited three port cities in India to map the ways in which oceanic networks shaped and continue to shape artistic production. Participants of the Travel Seminar will present their research papers at a symposium in honor of the Seminar’s benefactor, Judith Stronach on April 23, 2019. Details of the symposium here.
Doris and Clarence Malo Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art Julia Bryan-Wilson has been awarded the 2018 Book Prize from the Association for the Study of Arts of the Present (ASAP) for her book FRAY: Art and Textile Politics. More on this award can be found here.
History of Art Commencement exercises will take place on Tuesday, May 21st at 9:00 a.m. in the auditorium at The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA). Save the date!
This year's commencement speaker is Ellie Hughes, Deputy Director of the Walters Art Gallery in Baltimore, Maryland, and an alumna of the department (2001).
Join us on Sunday, September 16, the day before the conference, when the Legion of Honor Museum will host a panel conversation on "British Art in a Global Context" in connection with their current exhibition Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters.
Chilean-born poet and artist Cecilia Vicuña's exhibition, co-curated by Prof. Julia Bryan-Wilson, opens July 11 at the Berkeley Art Museum, with a reading and book signing on July 8.
Prof. Julia Bryan-Wilson's recently published book Fray: Art and Textile Politics (U Chicago, 2017) was awarded the 2018 Robert Motherwell Book Prize from the Dedalus Foundation. The award comes with a $10,000 prize and honors an outstanding scholarly contribution to the history of modernism.
The next Berkeley/Stanford Symposium will be on April 13, 2019.
The Berkeley/Stanford Symposium is an annual gathering of emerging voices in the arts. Organized collaboratively by graduate students in Art History at both Stanford and UC Berkeley, the symposia are open to graduate students in all fields and young members of the wider community of visual culture, including artists, designers, museum professionals, and writers.
Details and RSVP information will be announced when available, check back soon!