Art professor to conduct research at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts
12/1/2004 2:06:41 PM
Associate Professor of Art Laura Katzman has been appointed the Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellow for 2005 by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art.
The award will allow Katzman to spend the summer at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. doing research on American photographers who worked in Puerto Rico during the 1940s and 1950s. Fellows are provided research access to the gallery's archives, as well as travel and office privileges.
Katzman currently serves as chair of the Art Department at Randolph-Macon Woman's College as well as director of the Museum Studies Program. She has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Henry Luce Foundation, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Fulbright Commission.
As a Senior Fulbright Scholar and Guest Professor of American Studies and Art History at the University of Hamburg, she taught, lectured and traveled throughout Germany, as well as Central and Eastern Europe. Read more about Katzman's experience in the Fall 2004 edition of the On the Move.
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