Jessica Fisher Writes Poetry Influenced by the Vagaries of Experience and By Serendipitous Encounters
Jessica Fisher is the winner of the Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize in Literature, a gift of the Drue Heinz Trust/American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Holloway Postdoctoral Fellow in Poetry and Poetics at the University of California, Berkeley.
Michael Allen Finds Ancient Myth and Magic in the Quattrocento
Michael J.B. Allen studied at Wadham College Oxford and the University of Michigan before joining the faculty of the University of California, Los Angeles.
Steven Ellis Looks at the History of the Roman Retail Industry in Pompeii
Steven J.R. Ellis is the winner of the National Endowment for the Humanities/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Post-Doctoral Rome Prize in Ancient Studies and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati
Nari Ward is Interested in the Arte Povera Movement and Artists That Use Quotidian Materials
Nari Ward is the winner of the Chuck Close Rome Prize in Visual Arts and an Artist in New York City.
Elizabeth Schulte is Focused on the Technical Aspects of Printmaking and Papermaking
Elizabeth Kaiser Schulte is the winner of the Booth Family Rome Prize in Historic Preservation and Conservation and the Owner/Chief Conservator of Elizabeth Kaiser Schulte Conservation of Art and Historic Artifacts on Paper in Atlanta, GA.
Bruce Babbitt Searches for Meaning in the Aurelian Wall
Bruce Babbitt is the James Marston Fitch Historic Preservationist in Residence at the American Academy in Rome and a planning consultant in Washington, DC.
Camille Mathieu Investigates the Interdisciplinary Work of French Painters in Napoleonic Rome
Camille S. Mathieu is the winner of the Donald and Maria Cox/Samuel H. Kress Foundation Pre-Doctoral Rome Prize (Year Two of a Two-Year Fellowship) in Modern Italian Studies and Ph.D candidate in and Department of the History of Art, University of California, Berkeley.
Adele Chatfield-Taylor and Diller Scofidio + Renfro Honored at AAR’s Annual Tribute Dinner
The American Academy in Rome’s Annual Tribute Dinner took place at The Plaza Hotel in New York City on Wednesday, 17 April 2013.
A Lecture by Barry Strauss on Spartacus: The Man, the Myth, the Legacy
Wednesday evening’s lecture by Barry Strauss, RAAR’13, Professor of History and Classics at Cornell University, took place in the elegant Palazzo Mattei di Giove, which is home to the Centro Studi Americani.
2013-14 Rome Prize Winners Announced
The American Academy in Rome congratulates the winners of the 117th annual Rome Prize Competition.