Lydia McCarthy Wins 2010 Conscientious Photo Competition

March 31, 2012

Second-year M.F.A. student Lydia McCarthy has won a prestigious 2010 Conscientious Photo Competition Award.Lydia was selected from among more than one thousand entries by juror Elizsabeth Biondi, chief visual editor of the New Yorker Magazine. Biondi wrote about Lydia’s work, … Continued

MFA Candidate receives Dedalus Foundation Award

March 31, 2012

Congratulations to MFA Candidate Jason Osborne, who has been awarded a Dedalus Foundation 2012 MFA Fellowship in Painting! This is a great honor, as every year only two students across the country are selected for this fellowship. A list of … Continued

New Publications from Dr. Mary Sheriff

March 31, 2012

Mary Sheriff, W. R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Art History, has recently published two new essays: “Seeing Beyond the Norm: Interpreting Gender in the Visual Arts,” in The Question of Gender: Joan W. Scott’s Critical Feminism, edited by Judith … Continued

New Publication from Dr. Carol Magee

March 31, 2012

Congratulations to Associate Professor Carol Magee on the publication of Africa in the American Imagination: Popular Culture, Racialized Identities, and African Visual Cultureby the University Press of Mississippi.In the American world, the presence of African culture is sometimes fully embodied … Continued

Art Department TASK Party Featured in ARTnews

March 31, 2012

The above photo, courtesy Cary Levine, was featured as part of the article “You’re Engaged!” by Barbara Pollack on pages 85-87 of ARTnewsfor January 2011. The image shows UNC students Mark Ward, Lydia McCarthy and Ray Padron, among others, participating … Continued

Upcoming Art History Lecture at Wilson Library

March 31, 2012

The Rare Book Collection of Wilson Special Collections Library presents the 14th Hanes Lecture: Pictures, Books, and Science: From Description to Diagram in the Circle of Galileo David Freedberg, Pierre Matisse Professor of the History of Art at Columbia University … Continued