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Fellows and Interns

Fellows in Residence at the
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Academic Year 2006–2007

Jean-Philippe Antoine, Terra Foundation for American Art Senior Fellow, Université Jean Moulin-Lyon 3
"Invention, Imitation, and Reproduction in the Works of Samuel Morse"

Heidi Applegate, Wyeth Foundation Predoctoral Fellow, Columbia University
"Staging Modernism at the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair"

Sarah Blackwood, Patricia and Phillip Frost Predoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University
"Portraiture: Representing Interiority in American Culture, 1850-1920"

Lauren Brown, Predoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
"WPA to NEA: Public Opinions of Federal Arts Funding"

Luciano Cheles, Terra Foundation for American Art Senior Fellow, Université de Poitiers
"Piero della Francesca and America (1900-1960)"

Michael De Baca, Predoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
"Memory Work: Anne Truitt and Sculpture"

Julia Dolan, Sara Roby Predoctoral Fellow in American Realism, Boston University
"'I Will Take You into the Heart of Modern Industry': Lewis Hine's Photographic Interpretation of the Machine Age"

Marie Frank, James Renwick Postdoctoral Fellow in American Craft, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
"Denman Ross and American Formalist Aesthetics in the Early Twentieth Century"

Daniel Haxall, Predoctoral Fellow, Pennsylvania State University
"Politics, Form, and Identity in Abstract Expressionist Collage"

Kimberly Hyde, James Renwick Predoctoral Fellow in American Craft, Case Western Reserve University
"Louis C. Tiffany and the Business of Art"

Laura Katzman, Senior Fellow, Randolph-Macon Woman's College
"Picturing Puerto Rico: American Photographs and the Making of a Modern Commonwealth"

Michael Komanecky, Senior Fellow, Independent Scholar
"New Spanish Missions in the American Imagination"

Anna O. Marley, Predoctoral Fellow, University of Delaware
"Rooms with a View: The Topographic Landscape in the American Home, 1780-1820"

Laura Groves Napolitano, Sara Roby Predoctoral Fellow in American Realism, University of Maryland
"Longing and Loss in Lilly Martin Spencer's Images of Children"

Sarah Powers, Predoctoral Fellow, University of Delaware
"Images of Tension: City and Country in the Work of Charles Sheeler, Edward Hopper, and Thomas Hart Benton"

Katherine Rieder, Douglass Foundation Predoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
"'The Remainder of Our Effects We Must Leave Behind': American Loyalists and the Meaning of Things, 1765-1800"

Sascha Scott, Predoctoral Fellow, Rutgers University
"Modernism on the Move: New York-New Mexico Artistic Exchange, 1914-1942"

Emily Taub, Predoctoral Fellow, Emory University
"On Site-Specificity: A Genealogy"

Leslie Ureña, Predoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University
"Lewis Hine at Ellis Island: The Photography of Immigration and Race, 1904-1926"

Midori Yamamura, Terra Foundation for American Art Predoctoral Fellow, City University of New York Graduate Center
"Yayoi Kusama: Biography and Cultural Confrontation, 1945-1969"

Other Smithsonian Fellowship Appointments in American Art

Ellen Fernandez-Sacco, Latino Studies Senior Fellow (at National Museum of American History), University of California, Berkeley
"Mundillo: The Handiwork of Revival and Transformation in Puerto Rico"

Jonathan Katz, Senior Fellow (at Archives of American Art), Yale University
"The Silent Camp: Sexuality and Resistance in Cold War American Art and Culture"

Katherine Roeder, Predoctoral Fellow (at National Portrait Gallery), University of Delaware
"'Cultivating Dreamfulness': Fantasy, Longing, and Commodity Culture in the Work of Winsor McCay"

Maia Toteva, Predoctoral Fellow (at National Portrait Gallery), University of Texas at Austin
"Language Strategies and Ideas in the Art of American Conceptual and Post-Conceptual Artists"

Megan Walsh, Graduate Student Fellow (at National Portrait Gallery), Temple University
"Depicting American Identity: Deception, Portraiture, and Charles Willson Peale"