New York, NY—The College Art Association (CAA) and Terra Foundation for American Art invite applications for the 2017 Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant. The grant provides financial support for the publication of book-length scholarly manuscripts on the history of American art from circa 1500 to 1980 in the current-day geographic United States. […]
Terra Foundation Essays Series Explores 300 Years of American Art, Premieres at Two-day International Symposium in Paris
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today the release of Picturing, the first volume of the Terra Foundation Essays series, which explores fundamental ideas and concepts shaping American art and visual culture over the last three centuries.
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art, in partnership with Yale University Press, is pleased to announce the inaugural winner of the American Art in Translation Book Prize: Hélène Valance, for her volume Nuits américaines: l’art du nocturne aux États-Unis 1809–1917. In addition to a $5,000 cash prize, Ms. Valance will have her book translated […]
Oxford, United Kingdom—Professor David M. Lubin has been appointed as the first Terra Foundation for American Art Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford. Professor Lubin will hold the position during the 2016–17 academic year. The key objectives of the visiting professorship will be to establish American art from the colonial period onward as a […]
Terra Foundation Announces $8.4M in Grants in FY2015, More than $66M since Grantmaking Began a Decade Ago
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today that more than $8.4 million was awarded in fiscal year 2015 (July 1, 2014–June 30, 2015) for nearly 70 initiatives and partnerships worldwide, including: A new visiting professorship at the University of Oxford; An international essay prize; The symposium “Wordstruck: American Artists as Readers, Writers, and […]
Terra Foundation Adds Paintings by Bearden, Chase, Dove, Haberle & Peto to its American Art Collection
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today the recent acquisition of five major paintings: Romare Bearden, After Church, 1941; Arthur Dove, Boat Going through Inlet; c. 1929; John Haberle, One Dollar Bill, 1890; John Frederick Peto, Old Time Letter Rack, 1894; and William Merritt Chase, Untitled (Harbor Scene), c. 1888 (gift of Jamee and […]
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today the recipients of its 2015 international academic awards and fellowships, including Dr. Heather Shirey, associate professor of art history at the University of St. Thomas, in St. Paul, Minnesota, who received a Fulbright-Terra Foundation Award in the History of American Art to teach at Tsinghua University, […]
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art is pleased to announce the appointment of Anne Munsch to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Munsch, who has more than 20 years of finance and management experience, will assume the role in September.
Hadrien Viraben Awarded the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s 2015 Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize
Washington, DC—The Smithsonian American Art Museum has awarded Hadrien Viraben the 2015 Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize. Viraben’s prize-winning essay, “Achille Segard Interviews Mary Cassatt: A Living Master of Impressionism, Her Biographer and the General Audience,” considers the French critic Achille Segard’s 1913 biography of Cassatt as an important document of an […]
Chicago, IL—The newly announced Terra Foundation for American Art Visiting Professorships at the University of Oxford will enable two eminent scholars of American art to each spend one academic year at the university. During their time at Oxford, the visiting professors will teach undergraduate and master’s students, in addition to pursuing original research and establishing new […]