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SECAC Award for Outstanding Exhibition and Catalog of Historical Materials

Awarded in recognition of an exhibition (within the last two years) of historical materials, which by its design, installation, and/or catalog 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 Catalog of Historical Materials, send a letter of nomination specifying the nominee and the intended award with the nominee’s CV to Lawrence Jenkens at aljenken@uncg.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 Lawrence Jenkens at aljenken@uncg.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 Lawrence Jenkens. 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.

Nomination letters and supporting materials may be submitted through Dropbox. Please share your nominating folder in Dropbox with Lawrence Jenkens at aljenken@uncg.edu.

For questions, contact aljenken@uncg.edu.

Past Recipients

2018 - Keri Watson, In the Eyes of the Hungry: Florida’s Changing Landscape, UCF Art Gallery
2017 - Ned Irvine, Art From Flour: Barrel to Bag, Cameron Art Museum
2016 - Georgia Museum of Art, Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge,1883–1950
2016 - The Georgia Museum of Art, El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida Y Arte
2013 - Keri Watson, Silhouettes of Courage: Marching to Equality, produced in collaboration with students at Auburn University Montgomery
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, and the Georgia Institute of Technology, One Hundred Years of Architectural Education: 1908-2008, Georgia Tech
2009 - The Georgia Museum of Art and Paul Manoguerra, author, The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection
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
2006 - Erika Lee Doss, editor, Coming Home: American Paintings from the Schoen Collection
2006 - Donald Schrader & Preston Thayer, An Expanding Universe: Makers and Viewers of 17th-Century Prints, Radford University Art Museum
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