The Board of Administration of the George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation has awarded nine fellowships of $30,000 each for the academic year 2013-2014. The nine recipients, representing the fields of the History of Art and Architecture, Painting, and Sculpture, were selected from this year's outstanding group of applicants. The 2013-2014 fellows and their projects are:
History of Art and Architecture:
Sinclair Bell, Associate Professor of Art History, Northern Illinois University, The Circus in Ancient Rome: A Cultural History.
John Warne Monroe, Associate Professor of History, Iowa State University, African Sculpture and the Invention of Primitive Art in Paris, 1918-1939.
Lisa N. Owen, Associate Professor of Art History, University of North Texas, Rocks, Caves, and Divinity: Creating Places of Worship in Medieval Southern India.
Martin Brief, Assistant Professor, Saint Louis University, Words of God.
Chris Willcox, Associate Professor of Art, Macalester College, The Still Point.
Tommy White, Assistant Professor, Denison University, Dog Fight.
Ashwini Bhat, Independent Artist, Claystutterance.
Virginia Poundstone, Independent Artist; Adjunct Faculty, Maryland Institute College of Art, Interdisciplinary Sculpture Program; Part-Time Lecturer, Parsons the New School of Design, School of Art and Design History and Theory, Systems of Provision: The Global Flower Market.
Jocelyne Prince, Associate Professor, Department of Glass, Rhode Island School of Design, The Library: Part II.