Awards

The SECAC Award for Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Historical Materials - deadline February 6, 2018

Awarded in recognition of an exhibition (within the last two years) of historical materials, which by its design, installation, and/or catalogue is considered exemplary. Support materials should include an abstract that summarizes the concept and execution of the nominated exhibition. Nominators are responsible for providing a copy of the publication to be considered.

To nominate an individual for the SECAC Award for Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Historical Materials, send a letter of nomination specifying the nominee and the intended award with the nominee’s CV to Sandra Reed at reedsa@marshall.edu by February 6, 2018; all supporting materials are due by March 1, 2018 (upload or postmark). The nominee's SECAC membership status should be current at the time of nomination.

To nominate a group of collaborators, an organization, or an institution, the nominator should send a letter of nomination specifying the intended award nominee(s) and the intended award to Sandra Reed at reedsa@marshall.edu by February 6, 2018; all supporting materials are due by March 1, 2018 (upload or postmark). In the case of a collaborating group or organization, at least one person must be a current SECAC member; a CV for this individual should accompany the nomination letter. In the case of an institution, the institution must be a current SECAC institutional member at the time of nomination.

The nominator is responsible for the delivery of one of the nominated publications to Sandra Reed, Director, School of Art & Design, College of Arts and Media, Marshall University, 927 Third Avenue, Huntington WV 25701. This publication, and all supporting materials, will be circulated among the SECAC Awards Committee members. 

Supporting materials should include an abstract that summarizes the concept and execution of the nominated exhibition. Additional supporting materials should not exceed 10 pages; this limit excludes the nomination letter, CV, and nominated publication. These materials may be provided by either the nominator or the nominee, however, all materials are to be submitted together. Choose one of the two methods for submission of supporting materials.

(1) By upload to Google Drive or Dropbox and shared with sandrajreed00@gmail.com

Prepare documents as PDFs and images as JPEGs. JPEG files should be no larger than 2MB each, 1500 ppi on the longest side, and not exceed 20 in number, or

(2) By mail, for awards including a book or catalogue, to Sandra Reed, Director, School of Art & Design, Marshall University, 927 Third Avenue, Huntington WV 25701.

Nominators will be notified of results on or about August 15, 2018. For questions, contact reedsa@marshall.edu

 

Past Recipients

2017 - Ned Irvine, University of North Carolina, Wilmington/Cameron Art Museum, for Art From
Flour: Barrel to Bag, Cameron Art Museum
2016 - Georgia Museum of Art for Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883–
1950
2016 - The Georgia Museum of Art. El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida Y Arte, 2015
2013 -  Silhouettes of Courage: Marching to Equality produced in collaboration by students at Auburn University Montgomery under the direction of Keri Watson
2011 - University Art Galleries at the State University of New Mexico, Modern Design/Folk Art, Essay by Preston Thayer
2011 - Curtis R. Harley Art Gallery at the University of South Carolina Upstate, Andy Warhol: University of South Carolina Upstate collection: gift of the Andy Warhol Foundation, Essays by Catherine Zuromskis, Rachel Snow, and Heather Shockey
2011 - Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, Weatherspoon Art Museum: 70 Years of Collecting, Essay by Nancy M. Doll
2010 - Elizabeth Meredith Dowling; Lisa M Thomason; Georgia Institute of Technology, One Hundred Years of Architectural Education, 1908-2008, Atlanta, Ga. : Georgia Tech College of Architecture, ©2009
2009 - The Georgia Museum of Art and author Paul Manoguerra, The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collectioner
2008 - Betsy Fahlman, Chimneys and Towers: Charles Demuth's Late Pantings of Lancaster
2007 - Ashley Callahan, Modern Threads: Fashion and Art by Mariska Karasz. Georgia Museum of Art, 2007, William U. Eiland, Director
2006 - Erika Lee Doss, editor of Coming Home: American Paintings from Schoen Collection
2006 - Donald Schrader & Preston Thayer, Radford University Art Museum, for An Expanding Universe: Makers and Viewers of 17C Prints
2004 - Roberta Smith Favis, Stetson University
2000 - Cheekwood Museum of Art
1999 - William Eiland, Georgia Museum of Art
1997 - James P.W. Thompson, Western Carolina University
1996 - Pamela Simpson, Washington and Lee University