Eva Athanasiu is this year's winner of the Gerd Muehsam Award. Athanasiu received the award for her essay, "Belonging: a Brief Study on Artists' Books and Institutional Classification." Established to honor the memory of Gerd Muehsam (1913-1979), a distinguished scholar, teacher, art bibliographer, and supporter of ARLIS/NA, the Gerd Muehsam Award is given annually in recognition of excellence in a graduate student paper or project on a topic relevant to art librarianship.
The Art Libraries Society of North America is pleased to announce Daniel Starr as the 2014 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, the twenty-fourth person who has been honored. The Distinguished Service Award honors an individual of any country whose exemplary service in art librarianship, visual resources curatorship, or a related field, has made an outstanding national or international contribution to art information.
The Wolfgang M. Freitag Internship Award Sub-Committee is pleased to announce Adam Beebe as the 2015 award recipient. Beebe is a student in the MLIS program at the University of Alabama and has a Master of Arts in Latin American Studies from Tulane University.
Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century by Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr., a National Gallery of Art Online Edition was awarded the 36th annual George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award at the Art Libraries Society of North America’s annual conference held in Fort Worth, TX, March 19-23, 2015. Established in 1980, the Wittenborn Award honors the memory of George Wittenborn, a premier New York art book dealer and publisher, and is given annually to North American publications demonstrating excellence in art publishing.