2013-14 Art History Awards


Robert and Normandie Holmes Endowed Travel Fellowship 

Jillian Martin, “Proposal for a Visit to the Nineteenth-Century Mexican Retablo and Ex-Voto Collection at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces”





Award for Excellence in Art Writing
Given in Memory of Dennis Zanone  

Reynaldo Magdaluyo, “Expressionism by Way of Edvard Munch’s Young Woman in a Landscape



Award for Art Writing Inspired by Faculty-Directed Student Travel
Given by Richard Louis Brown

 Susie Rumsby,”Matisse’s Young Woman in Pink: From Sketch to Final, ‘Unified’  Painting”



Award for Excellent Writing on an American Topic
Given in Honor of Lisa Andrus-Rivera

Bryan Zentz, “Medusa at the Intersection of Antiquity and the American Avant-Garde”




Term Paper Prizes   


John Henry Egan

“A Physical and Ephemeral Experience: Cornelia Parker’s Sculptural Installation Anti-Mass




Monique Handsom

”The Grotesque: Rupturing the Beautiful and Opposing the Sublime”




Marissa James

“Isabella Clara Eugenia: The Virtues of Female Monarchy”





Joanne Light

“Marietta Robusti: The Female Artist and Self-Representation in the Sixteenth Century”




Katherine Lloyd-Knox

“Primate Paintings in Japan” 





Maria Ramirez

“The Contest between Apollo and Marsyas”





Art History Faculty Special Appreciation Awards

Daniel Blanchard

“Portal Inscriptions as Architectonic Elements” 





Eleanor Degeneffe

“The End of History: Eugene Berman’s Time and the Monuments” 





Jordan Hallmark  

“Kings of Venice: Francesco Guardi’s Pictorial Records of Princely Receptions and Festivities in Late Eighteenth-Century Venice”






Charlotte Hill

“Juan de Pareja: Proud Slave or Ambitious Painter?”




Simon Robins

“Distinguishing between Content and Style: El Greco’s Purification of the Temple”