2018 Grants, Awards & Sponsorships

Support

The following support was awarded during the 2018 calendar year: 

January

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts matching grant for Autumn Knight: In Rehearsal 

March

International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) grant to support the 2018 curatorial internship program

April

College of Fine and Applied Arts Special Grant to support attendance at "Multiplied and Modified: Reception of the Printed Image in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries" jointly hosted by the University of Warsaw and the National Museum in Warsaw, Poland (June 27–29)

Major grant from Culture Ireland to support Kennedy Browne: The Special Relationship 

College of Fine and Applied Arts Special Grant to support attendance at the Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG) National Conference at the University of Miami (June 21–25)

College of Fine and Applied Arts, Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund support for artist talk by Gareth Kennedy and Sarah Browne, in conjunction with Kennedy Browne: The Special Relationship

College of Fine and Applied Arts, Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund support for artist talk by School of Art + Design alumna Louise Fishman.

November

College of Fine and Applied Arts Matching Funds grant for the exhibition Kennedy Browne: The Special Relationship

 

Sponsorships

Krannert Art Museum–Week at the Museum

Sponsored in part by Champaign Unit 4 Schools, Urbana School District 116, University of Illinois Office of Public Engagement, Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation, Close Friend Foundation, Curtis C. Nash Children’s Creativity Fund, Lumpkin Family Foundation, Sandra Casserly, Harold G. and Nancy A. Diamond in memory of Dorothy R. Altman, Kathleen Harleman, H. Clifford Heaton and Jane Trishman Heaton, Joan and Peter Hood, Krannert Art Museum Council, John and Alice Pfeffer, Icko and Miriam Iben, Brian and Gloria Rainer in memory of Marjorie McFarlane, Katherine Snyder, Robert and Bonnie Switzer, Jean Tello in honor of Suzie Connors, Edward and Nancy Tepper, Scott and Virginia B. Webster Trust, William G. Weisburg, Pamela Wells, Paul Wieland in memory of Diane J. Wieland, and Carol Wilken.

Provenance: A Forensic History of Art

Sponsored in part by Francis P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund/Art + Design Visitors Series, the Program in Jewish Culture and Society, and Krannert Art Museum

Allan deSouza: Through the Black Country, or The Sources of the Thames Around the Great Shires of Lower England and Down the Severn River to the Atlantic Ocean

Exhibition made possible in part by a generous grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Exhibition programming sponsored in part by the Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artist Fund/College of Fine and Applied Arts, the School of Art + Design Visitors Committee Fund, and Krannert Art Museum.

Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme: And yet my mask is powerful

Exhibition made possible in part by a generous grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. And yet my mask is powerful is presented in collaboration with Asian American Studies and the Center for South Asian & Middle Eastern Studies. Paid in part by the Student Cultural Programming Fee. Exhibition programming sponsored in part by the Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund/College of Fine and Applied Arts, School of Art + Design Visitors Committee, and Krannert Art Museum.

2018 School of Art + Design Master of Fine Arts Exhibition

Sponsored in part by John and Alice Pfeffer; Organized by the School of Art + Design at Illinois under the guidance of Associate Professor of Sculpture and Foundations Stephen Cartwright, with installation supervision by Walter Wilson, Design and Installation Specialist at Krannert Art Museum

2018 School of Art + Design Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition

Sponsored in part by John and Alice Pfeffer; Organized by the School of Art + Design; Exhibition design by Associate Professor of Painting and Sculpture Patrick Earl Hammie and Associate Professor of Industrial Design Cliff Shin

Capturing Landscape

Sponsored in part by Fred and Donna Giertz

Ryan Young: We Define Ourselves

Organized by Native American House at the University of Illinois; sponsored by Krannert Art Museum

Kennedy Browne: The Special Relationship

Krannert Art Museum exhibitions are made possible in part by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. Kennedy Browne: The Special Relationship is co-sponsored by Culture Ireland, the College of Fine and Applied Arts, and the European Union Center at Illinois. The production of The Redaction Trilogy and other works in the exhibition has been supported by The Arts Council / An Comhairle Ealaíon. The exhibition’s public programs are supported by the Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund/College of Fine and Applied Arts, School of Art + Design Visitors Committee, and Krannert Art Museum.

Blue and White Ceramics: An Enduring Global Obsession

Co-sponsored by the Center for East Asian & Pacific Studies; Scholar Lecture by Stacey Pierson sponsored in part by the Lorado Taft Lectureship on Art Fund/College of Fine and Applied Arts

Between the Buildings: Art from Chicago

Sponsored in part by Fred and Donna Giertz. Presented as part of Art Design Chicago, an initiative of the Terra Foundation for American Art exploring Chicago’s art and design legacy, with its presenting partner The Richard H. Dreihaus Foundation.

2018 Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art: Alternate Endings, Activist Risings

Organized by Visual AIDS; co-sponsored by Gender & Women's Studies at Illinois, the LGBT Resource Center, and The Art Theater

Illinois Arts Council Agency

Krannert Art Museum exhibitions and programs are partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.