School of art

School Notes: School of Art
July/August 2010

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Critic awarded Rome Prize

Sarah Oppenheimer ’99MFA, a critic in the Department of Painting, has won the 2010–2011 Gilmore D. Clarke/ Michael Rapuano Rome Prize in visual arts. The celebrated prize is awarded annually to approximately 30 emerging artists and scholars in the early or middle stages of their careers who represent the highest standard of excellence in the arts and humanities. Rome Prize recipients are provided a stipend, a study or studio, and room and board in Rome for a period of six months to two years. Fellowships begin in September.

Sculpture professor receives honorary degree

Jessica Stockholder ’85MFA, professor and director of graduate studies in sculpture, received an honorary doctorate of letters May 1 from Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, British Columbia. Stockholder’s work has been exhibited internationally, including at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York and at the 47th Venice Biennale in 1997. She has been on the faculty at Yale since 1999.

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