Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today its international academic award and fellowship recipients for 2017, including Dr. Adeyemi Akande, an African scholar who received a travel grant to the United States to conduct research on photographer Ezra Stoller, and Susanneh Bieber, a German scholar currently teaching at Texas A&M University who was […]
Washington, DC—The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art and the Terra Foundation for American Art today announced the launch of a new online guide to American art-related archival collections in the Chicago area.
College Art Association and Terra Foundation Announce Recipients of 2017 International Publication Grants
New York—The College Art Association (CAA) and the Terra Foundation for America Art announced the 2017 recipients of the Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant.
Terra Foundation Announces Art Design Chicago, Yearlong Initiative in 2018 Exploring the Enduring Impact of Chicago’s Art and Design Legacy
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art today formally announced Art Design Chicago, a wide-ranging initiative to explore the breadth of Chicago’s role as a catalyst and incubator for innovations in art and design.
Terra Foundation Adds Stephanie Harris, Adam Weinberg to Board of Directors, Mimi Gardner Gates Elected Chair
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art welcomes two new members to its board of directors: Stephanie Harris (right), a Chicago-based civic and philanthropic leader, and Adam Weinberg, Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney Museum, who replace outgoing members Gerhard Casper and Michael Shapiro, both of whom served the full duration of their eight-year […]
Terra Foundation Announces More than $11.4M in Grants in FY2016, Nearly $80M since Grantmaking Began in 2005
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today that $11,459,646 was awarded in fiscal year 2016 (July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016) for nearly 80 initiatives and partnerships worldwide, including: A $4.5 commitment to the Smithsonian Institution’s Archives of American Art to increase access to its extensive collection of archival material on the artists, collectors, […]
Chicago, IL—The Terra Foundation for American Art announced today the release of Scale, the second volume of the Terra Foundation Essays series, which explores fundamental ideas and concepts shaping American art and visual culture over the last three centuries. “This new volume opens up a dialogue by proposing the concept of scale as an understudied […]
Terra Foundation Celebrates “American Season in Paris,” Unique Confluence of Major US Art Exhibitions in French Capital
Paris—The Terra Foundation for American Art hailed today an “American Season in Paris,” the simultaneous presentation of seven exhibitions of art of the United States, including a survey of painting in the 1930s and a retrospective of the work of Minimalist Carl Andre, throughout the French capital this fall. The foundation provided more than €280K […]
Archives of American Art and Terra Foundation Announce Partnership for Increased Digital Access to the Archives’ Extensive Collection
The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art and the Chicago-based Terra Foundation for American Art announced a long-term partnership to support the digitization of the Archives’ collections. The Terra Foundation has made a $4.5 million commitment to the Archives, $4 million of which is a challenge grant to be matched by the Smithsonian, to seed an […]
International Partnership Prompts New Look at Historical American and Australian Artworks, Inspires Next Generation of Art Students
Perth, Australia—The new Terra Collection Initiative Continental Shift, an exploration of historical landscape paintings at the Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA), highlights the cross-pollination of ideas and influences between the United States and Australia. Re-examining and reconsidering connections and themes found in artistic works from different continents, the exhibition is the result of a partnership between […]