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Winners of the Archives of American Art Graduate Research Essay Prize Funded by the Dedalus Foundation, Inc.

The Archives of American Art Graduate Research Essay Prize Funded by the Dedalus Foundation, Inc. has been awarded since 2012 to compelling original research using the resources of the Archives of American Art as primary evidence.

2015

Amanda Dalla Villa Adams, PhD student, Department of Art History at Virginia Commonwealth University
“'Draw a Straight Line and Follow It (Repeat)': Walter De Maria’s Cricket Music and Ocean Music, 1964-1968”

2014

Christina Weyl, PhD Candidate in Department of Art History at Rutgers University
“Networks of Abstraction: Postwar Printmaking and Women Artists of Atelier 17”

Press release about the 2014 winner: 2014 Graduate Research Essay Prize Winner Announced

2013

Katherine Jentleson, PhD Candidate in American Art History, Duke University
“'Not as rewarding as the North': Holger Cahill's Southern Folk Art Expedition”

Press release about the 2013 winner: 2013 Graduate Research Essay Prize Winner Announced

2012

Meredith A. Brown, PhD candidate, The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London
“'The Enemies of Women’s Liberation in the Arts Willl be Crushed': A.I.R. Gallery’s Role in the American Feminist Art Movement”

Jennifer Stettler Parsons, PhD candidate, History of Art & Architecture, University of Virginia
“Absence and Presence: Arthur Dove’s Paintings “From the Radio””

Press release about the 2012 winners: 2012 Graduate Research Essay Prize Winners Announced