Student News

Nov 2019
PhD candidate Andee Middleton was selected by the Art History faculty to present her paper titled “Mendes and Arsinoe Philadelphus,” at the 2020 Philadelphia Graduate Symposium to be held at the Barnes Foundation on April 9- 10, 2020. 
Nov 2019
 PhD candidate Laura Almeida has been awarded a two-year curatorial fellowship at the Denver Art Museum in the Modern and Contemporary art department. She also presented a paper at the New Directions in Cuban Studies Conference at the Cuban Heritage Collection on October 18th with the title: "Staging Loss: Tania Bruguera's 'Homenaje a Ana Mendieta' "   
Nov 2019
PhD candidate Claire Heidenreich has published “Chiffonniers in the Periphery: Émile Bernard’s ‘Ragpickers of Clichy’ and Nineteenth-Century Artificial Cranial Modification,” in the peer-reviewed journal, Nineteenth-Century Art Worldwide, vol. 18, no. 2 (Autumn 2019):    
Aug 2019
PhD Candidate Janet Purdy was awarded the three-year Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellowship in African Art at the Art Institute of Chicago. She will focus on expanding knowledge of the museum's African collection through acquisitions, in-depth research, and exhibitions of existing and future holdings in the areas of eastern and southern Africa beginning Spring 2020.
Jun 2019
PhD Candidate Theresa Cunningham was awarded the Margaret R. Mainwaring Curatorial Fellowship in Prints, Drawings, and Photographs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art beginning July, 2019. The two-year fellowship provides firsthand experience with curatorial work in the graphic arts. Fellows participate in all activities of a large, active curatorial department with a collection of more than 150,000 works of art and have the opportunity to organize an exhibition from the permanent collection during second year of the fellowship.