2019 Grants, Awards & Sponsorships

Support

The following support was awarded during the 2019 calendar year: 

January

College of Fine and Applied Arts, Lorado Taft Lectureship on Art funding for scholar lecture by Dr. Stacey Pierson, "From Temples to Palaces: The Story of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain," February 14, 2019

February

College of Fine and Applied Arts Special Grant to support attendance at One State Arts Conference in Galesburg, IL

College of Fine and Applied Arts Special Grant to support curatorial research travel by Amy L. Powell, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

March

National Endowment for the Humanities summer stipend funding to support curatorial research by Maureen Warren, Curator of European and American Art

April

University of Illinois Office of the Chancellor, John Needles Chester Estate Fund grant for the acquisition of Dutch political prints and engravings

Student Sustainability Committee major support for the replacement of East Gallery incandescent lights with an updated LED lighting system

Getty Foundation major support through its initiative The Paper Project: Prints and Drawings Curatorship in the 21st Century for Fake News and Lying Pictures: Political Prints in the Dutch Republic, curated by Maureen Warren

June

College of Fine and Applied Arts, Frances P. Rohlen Visiting Artists Fund support for a Native Artist Series event: Native North American Art Now, featuring Naomi Bebo, Andrea Carlson, and Candace Hopkins

July

College of Fine and Applied Arts Special Grant to support curatorial research travel by Kathryn Koca Polite, Assistant Curator

College of Fine and Applied Arts Special Grant to support curatorial research travel by Maureen Warren, Curator of European and American Art

International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA) grant to support Pressing Issues: Printmaking as Social Justice in the 1930s, curated by Kathryn Koca Polite

August

Ilinois Arts Council Agency grant to support exhibitions and programs

September

Wyeth Foundation for American Art major support for Pressing Issues: Printmaking as Social Justice in the 1930s, curated by Kathryn Koca Polite

October

University of Illinois Academic Professional Development Fund to support curatorial residency in Dublin, Ireland by Amy L. Powell

November

University of Illinois Academic Professional Development Fund to support conference presentation at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association/Canadian Anthropological Society by Senior Curator Allyson Purpura, Curator of Global African Art

 

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.

From Hand to Hand: Painting and the Animation of History in Northern India

Co-sponsored by the India Studies Fund, administered by the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Illinois

Autumn Knight: Documents

Sponsored in part by the School of Art + Design Visitors Committee, Dance at Illinois, Gender & Women’s Studies at Illinois, and Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum programs are made possible in part by a major grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency

2019 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 

2019 School of Art + Design Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition

Sponsored in part by John and Alice Pfeffer; Organized by the School of Art + Design at Illinois

Revealing Presence: Women in Architecture at the University of Illinois, 1874–2019

Exhibition and events supported in part by the Office of the Chancellor, College of Fine and Applied Arts, Illinois School of Architecture, Gensler, RATIO, and Krannert Art Museum. Paid for by the Student Cultural Programming Fee.

Black Girl Genius Week: Black Girls Are Forever!

Sponsored in part by SOLHOT, Whiting Foundation, Novo Foundation, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, School of Art + Design, Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH) Black Feminisms and Digital Transformations Reading Group, and Krannert Art Museum

2019 Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art: STILL BEGINNING

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

 

2019 Support from the Illinois Arts Council Agency

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