Art History major Catherine Huff presented her research on “Desires for Difference: Tastes and Collecting of Later Nineteenth-Century American Paintings” during the 2017 CURO Symposium, held at the Classic Center on Monday, April 3 and Tuesday, April 4. Her project focused on the evolution of taste in 19th c. American painting through formal analysis and original research into provenance, market history, exhibition history, and critical reception.
Erin Wiser, an Art History major in her senior year of undergraduate studies, is the runner-up winner for the UGA Libraries Undergraduate Research Award. Wiser will receive an award certificate at the CURO Symposium awards ceremony at the Classic Center on Monday, April 3, 2017, in addition to a prize of $450. Since 2007, the UGA Libraries has sponsored the Undergraduate Research Awards, which provide cash prizes for excellence in research and academic inquiry.