A second-year graduate student at University of Texas at Austin School of Information, Jennifer will complete her 150-hour internship at the Harry Ransom Center at UT Austin, where she will work on expanding access to visual resources for the ongoing project, Writers Without Borders: Creating Global Access to the PEN International and English PEN Records.
Anna completed her MLIS at the University of Washington in June, 2019. Although she has almost thirty years of experience working with nonprofit arts organizations, this degree marks a significant career change for Anna which was inspired by her work with the Archives of Contemporary Art in Seattle. This award supported an internship at the Seattle Art Museum. Under the guidance of librarian Traci Timmons, Anna digitized a collection of print materials from a pivotal point in SAM's history, Documents Northwest: The PONCHO Series. During her internship, Anna gained valuable experience working with JSTOR, Omeka, metadata, and scanning equipment in addition to having the opportunity to conduct oral histories with the series' curators and create an online exhibition. Anna is currently contracted as an assistant archivist at Gates Archive where she is focusing on physical and digital preservation.
Spyros completed his internship at the Getty Research Institute. He created metadata for the PhotoTech proof of concept, a mass digitization project using photographs from GRI’s Photo Study Collection reproducing paintings by Rubens, French marquetry, and medieval ivories. He focused on capturing existing metadata rather than performing original research and created a report on issues encountered, suggestions for efficiencies, and productivity metrics to help the GRI anticipate staff needs and production timelines for the larger project. Spyros is currently the Collections Services and Photograph Archivist at the Berenson Library of Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence, Italy.
Angelique is currently an intern at the Gerstein Science Information Centre, the largest medical library in Canada, and a student representative of the ARLIS/NA Ontario chapter. In her internship, she will explore the parameters of digitizing illustrated print material and how metadata influences the meaning and public reception of such collections. She will complete her internship at a location to be determined following her graduation from the University of Toronto in May 2016.
Adam completed a fall internship at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, IL. His primary project was to review, describe, and create a cataloging scheme for a collection of recorded artist interviews and exhibition documentation in preparation for the museum's upcoming 50th anniversary. Adam also engaged in a variety of other ongoing projects, including managing the transfer of catalog records to a new ILS and assisting with several daily library functions such as fulfilling reference requests and collection development.
Margit interned at two institutions: the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. and the American Craft Council in Minneapolis, MN. At the National Museum of Women in the Arts, she worked with the rare book collection. She created an inventory of uncatalogued rare books and identified opportunities for improving catalog records. At the American Craft Council, Margit processed exhibition files from the Museum of Contemporary Craft Archive, created digital finding aids and wrote a blog entry about some of her findings.
Margit is currently Assistant Librarian at the Walker Art Center.
Kai interned at the National Gallery of Art (NGA) in Washington, D.C. She completed an internal digitization plan for the vertical files. She met and communicated with leaders in the field to benchmark her work and understand best practices. She proposed several options that NGA can take in implementing a digitization plan along with a digitization management plan with a prioritization schema. Through this experience, Kai was exposed to government and museum librarianship and had the opportunity to speak with leaders in the field and visit many museum libraries aside from NGA.
Kai is currently the Librarian-in-Residence at the University of Notre Dame.
Lindsey completed her internship with the New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC) Libraries: the Brooklyn Museum, the Frick Art Reference Library, and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). By working at each of the three libraries Lindsey was able to learn about museum librarianship and the unique ways that these libraries serve their institutions. At the Brooklyn Museum Lindsey worked on digitization projects for NYARC as well as doing research for a timeline of the museum for a new overview gallery. At the Frick she worked mainly on a blog post for NYARC; and at the MoMA Lindsey worked cataloging some of their artist book backlog.
Lindsey is currently a Library Assistant at the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Bailey completed her internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Thomas J. Watson Library. Her primary focus was a digitization project, which included selecting, scanning, editing, and uploading a collection of rare books to the Library's digital collections. In addition, she collaborated in the development, implementation, and analysis of two user surveys that were conducted in order to improve research assistance and instructional programs for docents and museum staff. Bailey also held weekly reference shifts at the Nolen Library, assisting educators, docents, and students with art history research.
Bailey is currently Special Collections Librarian at the Hennepin County Library James K. Hosmer Special Collections.
Allison received her MLIS in 2010 from San Jose State University, specializing in archives and special collections. She holds a BA in Studio Art from California State University, Northridge, and an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). In ARLIS/NA, Ms. Schulte revived the ARLIS LGBTQ SIG and co-coordinated the group, She was also appointed ARLIS/NA-SAA Liaison.
As of 2011, Allison (Wickman) was living in Helsinki and working as the International Liaison for the Tom of Finland Foundation.
Adrienne spent her internship in three different departments at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD: the Visual Resources Collection, Research Services at Sheridan Libraries, and the Center for Educational Resources. Among the projects she completed were image collection development in the subject area of digital photography and additional subject cataloguing for a group of images of Asian American artworks and Modern Indian posters for the Visual Resources Collection; collection development projects for Research Services developing the monograph collections in the areas of photography, contemporary Asian and Asian American art; and the creation of a multi-disciplinary research guide to finding and using images which resulted in a multi-tabbed LibGuide with information on: finding images in databases, on the web, and in books, recommended web resources grouped by subject across six broad disciplinary categories, citing and copyright information, technical information about digital image formats and sizes, and finding images for publication.
Adrienne is currently the Emerging Technology Services Librarian at North Carolina State University Libraries.
Shilpa completed her internship with the Steve.museum project, a collaborative research effort of museums in the United States that explores the usefulness of social tagging for providing access to online collections. At her host institution, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, she worked with the Art and Education Systems Manager and her UCLA faculty advisor who is a research participant in the project, familiarizing herself with the project's research methodology and assigning tags to objects. The bulk of her time was spent organizing and analyzing the tag data collected over the life of the LACMA project. Her contribution will assist project researchers as they continue to study the patterns and possibilities of social tagging for online museum collections.
Shilpa is currently Digital Program Librarian at Loyola Marymount University.
Martha carried out her internship at the Frances Loeb Library at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. Working with the head librarian, conservator and others she undertook a survey of their folio collection, consisting primarily of late 19th and 20th century architecture and landscape architecture book and plate sets. She evaluated six hundred titles and nearly one thousand items, assessing and recording their condition and reviewing and updating existing cataloging records.
Martha is currently Art and Architecture Librarian at the University of Oregon’s Architecture and Allied Arts Library
Greta conducted her internship at the New York Public Library's Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs. The bulk of her time was devoted to web development as she reorganized and created new content for the Division's website, including a research guide to the collection. In addition she developed a curatorial talk on the history of photography and produced accompanying education materials.
Greta is currently Metadata Coordinator at the Minnesota Digital Library, University of Minnesota.
Lauren completed her internship at the Pierpont Morgan Library in New York under the direction of the Head of Cataloging and Database Maintenance. She cataloged drawings and prints for the Library's catalog, correcting existing MARC records and creating new MARC records for items acquired by the Drawings and Prints Department in 2004. She also updated and created new Library of Congress Name Authority Files for artists whose works are in the Morgan collection.
Cathy conducted her internship at the National Gallery of Art Image Collections in Washington, D.C., under the direction of the Chief of Library Image Collections. She researched architectural images and performed bibliographic and descriptive cataloging of slides for the collection.
Cathy is currently Senior Library, Arts & Culture Supervisor, Brand Library & Art Center.
Laura interned at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York under the tutelage of the Collections Management Librarian. She also worked with the Collection Development and Preservation librarians.
Laura is currently Reference Librarian in the Cadet Library, United States Military Academy in West Point, New York.
John interned at the Architecture Library of Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island. He trained with the University's Information Literacy Librarian on effective teaching techniques and exercises and helped with bibliographic instruction classes for students in architecture and architectural history.
John is currently Architecture/Art Librarian at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island.
Heather conducted her internship at the University of Texas at Austin Architecture and Planning Library and Fine Arts Library. She was given the responsibility of designing instructional handouts and websites for students in architecture, and she assisted with bibliographic instruction sessions.
Heather is currently Head of the Sloane Art Library and Library Assessment Coordinator at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Robert Craig Bunch - Dreams, Visions, Other Worlds: Interviews with Texas Artists (forthcoming from Texas A&M University Press)
Alice Whiteside and Josh Hockensmith - "Artists’ Books Critical Index"
Kai Alexis Smith, Laurel Bliss, and Ann Roll - "Building Bridges with CSU Art and Performing Arts Librarians"
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Catherine Essinger - She Gods, Gangsters, and Gunslingers: Subversive Images of 'The New Woman' in Early Films of Roger Corman
Alexander Watkins - Collecting, Organizing and Teaching with Ephemera of the European Art Biennials
Robert Craig Bunch - Interviews with Texas Artists
Bronwyn L. Dorhofer - A Twilight Mood: The Pictorialist Photography of Nancy Ford Cones (1899-1932)
Jaye Fishel - an online catalogue raisonne for the Nexus Press
Elizabeth Hahn - Bibliography and Historiography of Sicilian Numismatic Literature
D. Vanessa Kam - Will the Last Book Be an Art Book? The Curious Evolution of Art and Architecture Libraries in a Digital Era
Heather Gendron - Studio Archives: Voices of Living Artists, Their Assistants, and Archivists / Phase II: Artists Working in Digital and Video Media
Craig Bunch - Collage and Assemblage in Texas: The Interviews
Robert Craig Bunch - Collage and Assemblage in Texas
Hillary Veeder - Title Histories of the Periodical Literature for Art & Design
Tom McNulty - Art Market Research: A Guide to Methods and Sources (revise and expand 2006 edition)
Michael Young - Santa Casa in Bohemia Sacra: Czech Baroque Copies in the Holy House of Loreto
Ian McDermott - Views of Los Angeles: a Historical and Statistical Analysis of Ed Ruscha's Artist's Books
Dr. Suzanna Simor - Imaging the Creed: Visualizations of the Christian Creed from Charlemagne to Luther
Alfred Willis - American Bungalow Books, 1903-1952
Ruth Wallach - Public Art and City Transportation: Los Angeles, New York, Washington DC
Margaret Culbertson - House-Family Portrait Photographs of the Nineteenth Century
Sarah McCleskey - Staffing Standards and Core Competencies in Academic Art & Architecture Libraries: Case Studies
Roberto C. Ferrari - The Letters of Simeon Solomon
Sara Harrington - Women's Work: The Valorization of Domestic Labor in American World War II Posters
Jonathan Franklin - The Art Auction Catalogue: A Bibliographical Study
Lamia Doumato - Illuminated Manuscripts of the Crusader Era: A Bibliography
Susan Koskinen - Joseph Esherick, Esherick Homsey Dodge & Davis: An Annotated Bibliography
Clare Hills-Nova - Art History Methods: History and Issues
Nina Stephenson - Photography's History in Indonesia
George McKee - Image of France Index
Sheila Klos - Index to American Women Architects, 1945-1995: A Guide to Reproductions
Linda McRae - African Ethnonyms: Index to Art-Producing Peoples of Africa
Jack Robertson - Twentieth-Century Artists on Art: an Index to Writings, Statements, and Interviews by Artists, Architects, and Designers
Kathy Zimon - Douglas Cardinal: A Bibliography of the Literature to 1994
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Jennifer Wormser, Elsa Loftis, Sue Maberry, Lauren MacDonald, and Tony White - Information Literacy
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Jennifer Parker - Seaside Research Portal
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Samantha Deutch - Archives Directory for the History of Collecting in America
Kitty Chibnik – New York Real Estate Brochures Collection
Lynda Bunting, Skye Lacerte, and Julie Yamashita - MOCA Exhibition Archive
Patricia Kosco Cossard - A Treasury of World's Fair Arts and Architecture: A Digital Archive
Jeanne Brown - Las Vegas Artist's and Buildings Database
Susan Craig - Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)
Barbara Q. Prior - Ask Clarence: an Expert System for Art History Reference
Roberto C. Ferrari - The Simeon Solomon Research Archive website
Comics and Critical Librarianship: Reframing the Narrative in Academic Libraries, edited by Olivia Piepmeier and Stephanie Grimm, 2019.
Michelle Elligott, René d’Harnoncourt and the Art of Installation, 2018.
Susan E. Thomas, “Print Objects and Fashion Subjects: Independent Publishing in the Contemporary Fashion Milieu since the 1980s” (Art Documentation 36, fall 2017)
Sarah Carter, Heather Koopmans and Alice Whiteside, “Crossing the Studio Art Threshold: Information Literacy and Creative Populations” (Communications in Information Literacy 12:1, 2018)
Judy Dyki and Paul Glassman, eds. - The Handbook of Art and Design Librarianship. London: Facet Publishing, 2017.
Robert Craig Bunch - The Art of Found Objects: Interviews with Texas Artists. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2016.
Catherine Larkin - "Art Collecting on a Global Scale: Non-European Objects from the William Randolph Hearst Archive." Visual Resources (2014)
D. Vanessa Kam (2014) - "The Tenacious Book, Parts I and II." Art Documentation, 33(1), 2-26.
Honorable Mention: Sally Sims Stokes - "The Studio World Surprised and Distrubed Ruth." Kidding Around: The Child in Film and Media, edited by Alexander N. Howe and Wynn Yarbrough. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.
Maryly Snow, ed. - California Society of Printmakers: One Hundred Years, 1913-2013. San Francisco: California Society of Printmakers, 2013.
Honorable Mention: Heather Slania (2013) - "Online Art Ephemera: Web Archiving at the National Museum of Women in the Arts." Art Documentation, 32(1), 112-126.
Lindsay M. King and Russell T. Clement (2012) - "Style and Substance: Fashion in Twenty-First Century Research Libraries." Art Documentation, 31(1), 93-107.
Suzanna B. Simor - "The Credo in Siena: Art, Civic Religion and Politics in Sienese Images of the Christian Creeds." New Studies on Old Masters: Essays in Renaissance Art in Honour of Colin Eisler, edited by John Garton and Diane Wolfthal, 309-327. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2011.
Eric Wolfe - American Art Museum Architecture: Documents and Design
Richard Minsky - The Art of American Book Covers
Honorable Mention: Kristen Regina - special issue of Slavic & East European Information Resources
Jeff Gunderson - "A Combination of Accidents: The San Francisco Art Scene in the 1940.," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 75 Years of Looking Forward San Francisco, Calif. : San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2009.
Hee-Gwone Yoo, New York Public Library, and Kristen Regina - Visual Resources from Russia and Eastern Europe in the New York Public Library: A Checklist
Joan Benedetti - Art Museum Libraries and Librarianship
Elinor Nacheman - "Unveiled: A directory and guide to 19th century born artists active in Rhode Island, and where to find their work in publicly accessible Rhode Island collections" [self-published]
Martin Aurand - The Spectator and the Topagraphical City
Max Marmor and Alex Ross - Guide to the Literature of Art History, Volume 2
Max Marmor - "From Purgatory to the Primavera: Some Observations on Botticelli and Dante." Artibus et Historiae, no. 48 (XXIV).
Joan Benedetti - Managing the Small Art Museum Library
Sarah McCleskey - Staffing Standards and Core Competencies in Academic Art and Architecture Departmental Libraries: A Preliminary Study
Christel McCanless - Faberge Eggs: a Retrospective Encyclopedia
James Findlay - Big Little Books: The Whitman Publishing Company's Golden Age, 1932-1938
Peter Erickson - Images of White Identity in Othello, and Can We Talk about Race in Hamlet?
Lamia Doumato - "Opening the Door to Paradise: Bishop Theodorus and St. Thomas Imagery in Thirteenth Century Syria" in Al-Masaq." Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean, vol. 12, 2000, pp. 141-71
Elizabeth Broman - "Egyptian Revival Funerary Art in Green-Wood Cemetery." Markers: The Annual Journal of the Association for Gravestone Studies, vol. XVIII, 2001, pp. 30-67
Paula A. Baxter - Encyclopedia of Native American Jewelry: A Guide to History, People, and Terms
Peter Erickson - Early Modern Visual Culture: Representation, Race, and Empire in Renaissance England
Kathy Zimon - Alberta Society of Artists: The First Seventy Years
Lois Swan Jones - Art Information: How to Find It, How to Use It
Jane Devine - 100 Years of Architecture at Notre Dame: A History of the School of Architecture 1898-1998
Margaret Culbertson - Texas Houses Built by the Book: The Use of Published Designs, 1850-1925
James A. Findlay - The WPA: an Exhibition of Works Progess Administration Literature and Art from the Collections of the Bienes Center for the Literary Arts
Laura Graveline - "Library Service to the African American Community." Art Documentation 17 (1998)
Susan A. Lewis - Interior Design Sourcebook: A Guide to Resources on the History and Practice of Interior Design
Helen E. Roberts - Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art
Edward H. Teague - Art and Design Resources on the World Wide Web
Jane Block - Belgium: The Golden Decades
Irena Murray and Kathryn Jackson - Sources in Iconography in the Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art: An Annotated Bibliography
Barbara Koerble - Articles in CITE and Texas Architect, 1996-97
Carla Freeman & Barbara Stevenson - Visual Resources Directory: Art Slide and Photograph Collections in the United States and Canada
May Castleberry - Perpetual Mirage: Photographic Narratives of the Desert West
Irena Murray - Moshe Safdie: Buildings & Projects, 1967-1992
[award this year was called ARLIS/NA Individual Membership Publication Award]
Murtha Baca, James Bower, and Eleanor Fink - Union List of Artist Names
Toni Petersen - Art and Architecture Thesaurus and related publications
Jeanne Brown - Architecture and Building: Net Resources