Hasabie Kidanu MFA’17 Named a Jan van Eyck Academie Resident

Hasabie Kidanu, MFA’17, was named a 2018 Jan van Eyck Academie Resident this past week. As a resident, Kidanu will spend up to a year at the van Eyck Academie in the Netherlands, a post-academic institute for artistic growth and development. This year, she was chosen as one of thirty-four to receive this honor out of over 650 applicants from …

Audrey Flack ’52 to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA) has announced that Audrey Flack ’52 will be the recipient of a 2017 Lifetime Achievement (LTA) Award. The Awards were first presented in 1979 in President Jimmy Carter’s Oval Office to Isabel Bishop, Selma Burke, Alice Neel, Louise Nevelson, and Georgia O’Keeffe. In the following year, Audrey Flack nominated Lee Krasner, who was presented with …

Njideka Akunyili Crosby ’11MFA Wins the Prix Canson for Works on Paper

“The 2016 Prix Canson was awarded to Njideka Akunyili Crosby on Tuesday evening at the Drawing Center in New York. The Nigerian, Los Angeles-based artist won the sixth edition of the prestigious drawing prize for her works on paper—rich, figurative works that collage Nigerian history, literature, popular culture, and her own personal narratives. The selection was made by an international …