Recipients

Terra Foundation Fellowships in American Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

2019–2020

Heather Caverhill, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of British Columbia, "Mutable Modernisms: An Art Colony in Blackfoot Territory and the Lives of its Works"

Hanna Hölling, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, University College London, “Fluxus and the Material Legacy of Intermediality”

Josie Johnson, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Brown University, “Before the Iron Curtain: Margaret Bourke-White’s Early Soviet Photographs”

Robin Lynch, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, McGill University, “Packaging Environments: The Art and Design of the Container Corporation of America”

Caroline Riley, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of California, Davis, “MoMA Goes to Paris in 1938: Building and Politicizing American Art”

2018–2019

Paisid Aramphongphan, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, De Montfort University, "Paul Thek: Body Mass Index"

Alison Boyd, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, Kunsthistorishes Institut in Florenz-Max-Planck-Institut, "'Your Country? How Came It Yours?': Divergent Artistic and Political Claims for the 'Soil' in American in the 1930–1940s"

Clarisse Fava-Piz, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of Pittsburgh, "Sculpting beyond Borders: George Grey Barnard and Andrew O'Connor during the Age of Rodin"

Sarah-Neel Smith, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, Maryland Institue College of Art, "Exhibiting the Middle East: The Lost History of America's Cultural Exchanges"

Helena Vilalta, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, University College London, "From Information to Incorporation: Embodied Conceptualism in New York, ca. 1970"

2017–2018

Alexander Jackson, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of East Anglia, “Critical Mass: Art Writing and Popular Periodicals, 1877–1913

Jennifer Noonan, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, Caldwell University, “The 1970 Venice Biennale: Politics of Display and Politics on Display Abroad and at Home”

Lauren Richman, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Southern Methodist University, “The Mediating Lens: American Cultural Occupation and German National Identity in West Berlin, 1949–1968”

2016–2017

Michele Amedei, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Pegasus Program of the Universities of Florence, Siena, and Pisa, “American Artists at the Florence Academy of Fine Arts, 1815–1850”

Patricia Johnston, Terra Foundation Senior Fellow in American Art, College of the Holy Cross, “Art and Global Knowledge in Early America”

Paula Murphy, Terra Foundation Senior Fellow in American Art, University College Dublin, Emerita, “American Sculpture: The Irish-American contribution in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries”

Sajda van der Leeuw, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of Oxford, “Earth in Focus: The Origins of Land Art through the Lens of Photography and Film”

2015–2016

Emily Casey, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of Delaware, “Waterscapes: Representing the Sea in the American Imagination, 1760–1815”

Yuko Kikuchi, Terra Foundation Senior Fellow in American Art, University of the Arts London, “Russel Wright and Asia: Studies on the American Design Aid and Transnational Design History during the Cold War”

Tobias Wofford, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, Santa Clara University, “Visualizing Diaspora: Africa in African American Art” 

2014–2015

Kirill Chunikhin, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Jacobs University Bremen, “Representation and Reception of American Visual Art in the USSR during the Cold War”

Nina Schleif, Terra Foundation Senior Fellow in American Art, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, “Warhol’s Drawings of the Fifties: Sources, Techniques, Meanings”

Peter Han-Chih Wang, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, “The Profane and Profound: American Road Photography from 1930 to the Present”

ShiPu Wang, Terra Foundation Senior Fellow in American Art, University of California, Merced, “The Other American Moderns”

2013–2014

Julia Tatiana Bailey, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, University College London, “After the New Deal: American Artists and Soviet Friendship in the Early Cold War”

Melissa Dabakis, Terra Foundation Senior Fellow in American Art, Kenyon College, “A Cultural History of Italo- American Relations, 1760–1900”

Fabiola Martínez-Rodríguez, Terra Foundation Senior Fellow in American Art, St. Louis University, Madrid, “The Mexican Connection: Shaping American Modernism in New York”

Luis Vargas-Santiago, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of Texas at Austin, “The Diaspora of Emiliano Zapata: From the Mexican Revolution to the American Imagination”

2012–2013

Emily Burns, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, Washington University in St. Louis, “The Native as Naive: The Culture of the American West in France”

Agathe Cabau, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, “Representations of Native Americans at the Paris Salons and French Great Exhibitions from 1800 to 1914 by American and French Migrant Artists”

Katelyn Crawford, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of Virginia, “Itinerant Portraitists in the Late Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic World”

Berit Potter, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, “Grace McCann Morley and the Dialectical Exchange of Modern Art in the Americas, 1935–1955”

Elke Seibert, Terra Foundation Senior Fellow in American Art, Frobenius-Institut an der Universität Frankfurt, “Leo Frobenius’s Prehistoric Rock-Paintings Exhibitions in the USA (1937–1939) and the Dialogue Initiated among Contemporary American Artists” 

Ana María Suárez Díaz, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, Instituto Cubano de Investigación Cultural Juan Marinello, “Outstanding and Unknown: Julio Girona, Cuban Painter in the American Abstract Movement of the 1950s”

2011–2012

Anna Arabindan-Kesson, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Yale University, “Threads of Empire: Art and the Cotton Trade in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, 1780−1900”

Sophie Cras, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, “The Artist as an Economist: The Emergence of Economics as an Artistic Theme in Europe and in the United States (1955−1975)”

Alex J. Taylor, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of Oxford, “Forms of Persuasion: Art and Business Collaborations in the 1960s”

Tatsiana Zhurauliova, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Yale University, “Arcadia Americana: Landscape in the Art of Arshile Gorky, Pavel Tchelitchew, and Yasuo Kuniyoshi during World War II”

Ayelet Zohar, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of Haifa, “Photography and Camouflage: An Exploration into the Photographic Materials in the Abbott Handerson Thayer Collection”

2010–2011

Prudence Ahrens, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of Queensland, “Traveling Modernisms: American Art and the South Pacific”

Márton Orosz, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Eötvös Loránd University, “György Kepes: His Period and Contacts within the United States in Postwar Art”

Gisela Parak, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, “Landscape Narratives: German and American Photographs in Comparison, 1850–1933”

Susanne Scharf, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, “Art with an Agenda: Hugo Reisinger as Promoter of Transnational Cultural Exchange in the Early Twentieth Century”

Hélène Valance, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Université Paris Diderot-Paris VII, “Nocturnes in American Painting, 1890–1917”

Jennifer Way, Terra Foundation Senior Fellow in American Art, University of North Texas, “Politics of the Handmade: The Significance of Southeast Asian Handicraft for America, circa 1955–1961” 

2009–2010

David Peters Corbett, Terra Foundation Senior Fellow in American Art, University of York, “Landscape, City, and Identity in American Painting, circa 1840–1930”

Anna Dezeuze, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of Manchester, “The Everyday in American Art, 1958–1971”

Kate Lemay, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Indiana University, “Forgotten Memorials: The American Cemeteries in France from World War II”

Sarah Rogers, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, Southern Methodist University, “Innocents Abroad, Again: American Art in Beirut, 1953–1975”

2008–2009

Joanna Frang, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Brandeis University, “Becoming American on the Grand Tour, 1740–1830”

Kenneth Haltman, Terra Foundation Senior Fellow in American Art, University of Oklahoma, “Preparing a Critical Translation of René Brimo, ‘L’Évolution du goût aux États-Unis’”

Crawford Alexander Mann III, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Yale University, “When in Rome: Italian Travel and the Pursuit of the Ideal Male Body in Antebellum American Art”

Frank Mehring, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, John F. Kennedy Institut an der Freie Universität Berlin, “Transatlantic Encounters with the Colors of Democracy: The Life of the German-American Artist Winold Reiss (1886–1953)”

Jody Patterson, Terra Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in American Art, University College London, “Modernism for the Masses: Painters, Politics, and Public Murals in New Deal New York”

Jeannine Tang, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Courtauld Institute of Art, “Conceptual and Post-Conceptual Art in the Cold War”

2007–2008

Marie-Stephanie Delamaire, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Columbia University, “Transatlantic Encounters: Franco-American Artistic Exchanges during the Civil War and Reconstruction Era”

Melody Barnett Deusner, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of Delaware, “A Network of Associations: Aesthetic Painting and its Patrons, 1870–1914”

Dalila Scruggs, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Harvard University, “‘The Love of Liberty Has Brought Us Here’: The American Colonization Society and the Imaging of African-American Settlers in Liberia, West Africa” 

Jennifer Van Horn, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, University of Virginia, “The Object of Civility and the Art of Politeness in British America (1740–1780)”

Riccardo Venturi, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense/Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, “Unconscious Sources: Mark Rothko and Italian Art”

2006–2007

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

Luciano Cheles, Terra Foundation Senior Fellow in American Art, Université de Poitiers, “Piero della Francesca and America (1900–1960)”

Midori Yamamura, Terra Foundation Predoctoral Fellow in American Art, City University of New York Graduate Center, “Yayoi Kusama: Biography and Cultural Confrontation, 1945–1969”