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College Art Association: Call for Award Nominations

Wednesday, May 24, 2017   (0 Comments)

CAA has begun accepting nominations for the 2018 Awards for Distinction, which will be announced at the 106th Annual Conference in Los Angeles between February 21–24, 2018. All nominations must be sent with the proper nomination form including the nominee’s contact information.

Awards for Distinction are given to professionals in a number of art fields who have been nominated by others to receive recognition for their work. These include:

  • Distinguished Teaching of Art Award
  • Distinguished Teaching of Art History Award
  • Artist Award for Distinguished Body of Work
  • Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing on Art
  • Distinguished Feminist Award
  • CAA/American Institute for Conservation Award for Distinction in Scholarship and Conservation

All nominations are due September 1, 2017. Nominations for Awards for Distinction require letters of support from the nominator that include the nominator’s identity, relationship to the nominee, how the nominee’s work has affected them, and why the nominee should be recognized for this particular award. It is recommended that nominators contact colleagues, students, and other professional contacts to write their own letters of nomination as well, bearing in mind that only five letters will be considered by the award jury. Nominations for Awards for Distinction also require a short CV (approximately two-pages) of the nominee. For Lifetime Achievement awards, a web link to a longer version of the CV can be included within the two-page CV.

All materials should be sent to Katie Apsey, CAA manager of programs. For more information on these grants as well as CAA’s Awards for Distinction in Publication, please see the CAA website:
http://www.collegeart.org/programs/awards/nominations


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