The Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA) Learning by Design Committee, co-led by Amy Migliore, Ph.D. candidate in art education, will receive the 2016 NAEA Presidential Citation Award, which recognizes a state/province association that has made superior achievements contributing to the improvement of art education. Migliore has been an art educator in the Quakertown Community School District since 2000.
Dr. Nancy Locke, associate professor of art history, will deliver the paper, “Carl Einstein, African Art, and Cubist Sculpture,” as part of the panel Formalism Before Clement Greenberg at the annual meeting of the College Art Association in Washington, D.C., February 5, 2016.
Tess Kutasz, Ph.D. candidate in art history, has been selected to receive a Roth-Thomson Award from the Lois Roth Endowment in Washington D.C. This award will provide funding for an additional research project and travel related to her dissertation, "Christina, Queen of Sweden and the Politics of Antiquities Collecting in Early Modern Rome," while Kutasz is in Sweden on a Fulbright grant. The Lois Roth Endowment honors the life and work of Lois Wersba Roth by promoting and encouraging dialogue across national, linguistic, disciplinary and cultural boundaries, focusing on countries that were especially important to Lois Roth in her life and career.