The Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) is pleased to announce the winners of six 2018 ARLIS/NA Travel Awards to attend the 2018 annual conference in New York City. The awards are given to encourage participation in ARLIS/NA groups and activities.
The Conference Attendance Award supports participation in ARLIS/NA by assisting with conference attendance for committee members, chapter officers, and moderators of divisions, sections, and special interest groups. The 2018 winner is Lucy Campbell, a librarian at NewSchool of Architecture & Design and co-coordinator of the ARLIS/NA Solo Art Information Professionals Special Interest Group.
The Student Conference Attendance Award facilitates participation in ARLIS/NA by assisting students considering a career in art librarianship or visual resources with funds to attend the annual ARLIS/NA conference. The 2018 winner is Allison Comrie, a University of British Columbia student.
The Student Diversity Award for Conference Attendance was created to encourage multicultural students considering a career in art librarianship or visual resources to participate in the activities of ARLIS/NA. The 2018 winner is Rosa Celestino, a University of California, Los Angeles student.
The Howard Karno Award encourages professional development of art librarians who work to advance the study of Latin American art through interaction with ARLIS/NA colleagues and conference participation. The 2018 winner is Sarah Lorenzon Ferreira, a librarian at Universidade de São Paulo.
The Judith A. Hoffberg Student Award for Conference Attendance was created to encourage students considering a career in art librarianship or visual resources to participate in the activities of ARLIS/NA. The 2018 winner is Karly Wildenhaus, a University of California, Los Angeles student.
The ArLiSNAP New Professional Travel Award, a new award created this year by the Art Library Students & New ARLIS Professionals (ArLiSNAP) group, enables new professionals to participate in the field of art librarianship. The 2018 winner is Anders Lyon, stacks coordinator at University of San Francisco.
All six awards were presented to the recipients at the 46th annual ARLIS/NA conference held February 25–March 1, 2018 in New York City. The members of the ARLIS/NA Research Awards Sub-Committee were: Katie Riel (Chair), Ashley Peterson, Eva Sclippa, Liz Ginno, Peggy Keeran, and Sunyoung Park.