Archives of American Art Graduate Research Essay Prize
Funded by the Dedalus Foundation, Inc.
The essay prize was a five-year initiative (2012–2016) that recognized compelling original research using the resources of the Archives of American Art as primary evidence. Prize winners received a cash award of $1,000, publication of their essay by the Archives, and one year’s free subscription to the Archives of American Art Journal.
“‘The Inevitable Triumph’: Violet Oakley’s The Angel of Victory and World War II”
By Jeffrey Richmond-Moll, PhD candidate in art history, University of Delaware
“Draw a Straight Line and Follow It (Repeat)”: Walter De Maria’s Cricket Music and Ocean Music, 1964–1968
By Amanda Dalla Villa Adams, PhD candidate in art history, Virginia Commonwealth University