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Join the 2013-14 Nominating Committee
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CAA invites you to help shape the future of the organization by serving on the 2013–14 Nominating Committee. Each year, this committee nominates and interviews potential candidates for the CAA Board of Directors and selects the final slate for the membership's vote. More

GOLDEN VIRTUAL PAINT MIXER

Now your students can mix as much as they want without wasting any paint! Our online tool simulates paint mixing so artists get a better feel for proportions and discover mixtures they may never have considered, even upload an image to build a palette. Try it today at goldenMXR.com


Candidates for the Upcoming Board of Directors Election
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The 2012-13 Nominating Committee has finalized the slate of six candidates for the annual Board of Directors election. When the election begins in January, CAA members may vote for up to four candidates to serve from 2013 to 2017. More

Robert Storr Is Convocation Speaker
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Robert Storr, dean of the Yale University School of Art and a former curator at the Museum of Modern Art, will deliver the keynote address during Convocation at the 2013 Annual Conference in New York. More

Cretacolor Drawing Pencils - Free Sample Offer!

Experience the quality of Cretacolor's extensive range of classic artist pencils. Cretacolor, Vienna. A Passion For Pencils.

Email us at productinfo@savoirfaire.com  for your free sample while supplies last. Find us on the web at www.savoirfaire.com.


Survey of Faculty Who Teach Online
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The Coalition on Contingent Academic Labor and the United Association for Labor Education seek participation in a survey from all faculty members who teach online for the purpose of gaining information on wages and working conditions. CAA encourages you to take the survey and to forward its link to any relevant lists or individuals. Deadline: December 9, 2012. More

Make a Year-End Donation to CAA's Annual Fund
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As 2012 comes to a close, CAA extends thanks for your ongoing membership and support. Members, like you and me, are the engine and purpose for the organization, and it is through our help that CAA provides the myriad programs and services that so many artists, art historians, and other professionals in the visual arts depend upon. This fall, please consider making a generous contribution to CAA's Annual Fund. More

See what's happening at RAP

Please visit the Research and Academic Program’s website to find out about upcoming scholarly events and activities, access archives of past activities, and get information about the fellowship program at the Clark.
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Support CAA's Journals through the Publications Fund
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As CAA looks toward the year to come, it is time for us to consider the future of our publications. The organization's long-standing, highly regarded print journals, The Art Bulletin and Art Journal, deliver much of the world's leading scholarship in art history and visual studies. CAA member support of the Publications Fund helps maintain each publication's preeminent position. I encourage you to join our growing list of donors this year. More

Donors to the Art Bulletin Publication Fund
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CAA expresses its most sincere gratitude to the following individuals, institutions, and organizations for their generous support of The Art Bulletin, the organization's preeminent scholarly journal covering all areas and periods of art history, during the past twelve months. More

New from Getty Publications

Getty Publications produces award-winning titles that result from or complement the work of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Research Institute. These books cover a wide range of fields including art, photography, archaeology, architecture, conservation, and the humanities for both the general public and specialists. MORE


Follow CAA on Twitter
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Follow CAA on Twitter to stay current with the organization's many programs and services. CAA's Twitter account also posts links to important news stories and feature articles on topics that matter to your professional life. More



Help Fund CAA Travel Grants through Indiegogo
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Through the crowd-funding website Indiegogo, CAA seeks to raise $4,000 for sixteen additional travel grants for graduate students to attend the 2013 Annual Conference in New York. Please donate now and share this link with your friends and colleagues! More

New - MA in Art History

The School of Art also offers the following degree programs: MAE, MFA in Art, and PhD in Fine Arts with field of specialization in Art.  MORE


Early Registration Ends on December 14
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Register by December 14, 2012, to save the most on 2013 Annual Conference registration. CAA encourages you to take advantage of the incredibly low rates: $170 for members, $100 for student and retired members, and $375 for nonmembers. More

ARTexchange Seeks Participants
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CAA's Services to Artists Committee invites artist members to participate in ARTexchange, an open forum for sharing work at the 2013 Annual Conference. Free and open to the public, ARTexchange will be held on Friday, February 15, 5:30–7:30 PM, in a central location at the Hilton New York. More


SAH Builds Research Networks


Since 1940 SAH has served the architectural history and design communities—academics, architects and all interested individuals. Join SAH today www.sah.org


Receive Career Advice and Feedback on Your Art
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As a CAA member, you have free access to a diverse range of mentors at Career Services during the 2013 Annual Conference in New York. All emerging, midcareer, and even advanced professionals can benefit from one-on-one discussions with dedicated mentors about artists' portfolios, career-management skills, and professional strategies. More

Register for a Professional Development Workshop
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CAA offers workshops on grant writing for artists, the academic job search, advice for beginning and inexperienced teachers, and other career-oriented topics at the New York conference. Enroll now to ensure your place. More

PhD for Working Art Professionals

IDSVA offers a PhD in philosophy and theory for artists and creative scholars. Study includes residencies at the Venice Biennale, Paris, and NYC, plus distance-learning.
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Reserve a Booth or Table in the Interview Hall
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The Interview Hall offers two formats: booths and tables. Interview booths, ideal for prearranged meetings, are semiprivate and encourage a calm, focused interview environment. Interview tables, ideal for employers who have not prescheduled their interviews, allow job seekers to drop off résumés and portfolios informally and to meet prospective employers at tables; interviews may also be conducted. More

Preorder Conference Session Audio
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CAA's partner for audio recording, Conference Media, is offering advanced orders of 2013 Annual Conference sessions for $99.95 (regularly $149.95). Purchasers will receive mp3 audio on a DVD-ROM after the February meeting. More


Appraising Art: The Definitive Guide


A comprehensive handbook covering appraisal methodology, legal guidelines, and fifty areas of the fine and decorative arts. Appraisers Association of America. Pre-publication $75.




CAA supports the activities, programs, and publications of its many affiliated societies. Here is a selection of listings from the most recent Affiliated Society News.

American Council for Southern Asian Art
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ACSAA invites proposals for individual papers that reflect current directions of scholarship in South and Southeast Asian art for the organization’s sixteenth biennial meeting, to be held at the University of California, Los Angeles, November 7–10, 2013. Deadline: December 15, 2012. More

Historians of Netherlandish Art
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The next formal deadline for submitting manuscripts to the Journal of Historians of Netherlandish Art, the peer-reviewed, open-access electronic journal published by HNA, is March 1, 2013. More


Announcing nonsite.org


nonsite.org is an online, peer-reviewed, quarterly journal of scholarship in the humanities, plus poetry, editorials, reviews, visual art and more.


Italian Art Society
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IAS is currently seeking proposals for papers for the annual IAS-Kress Lecture Series in Italy, taking place in Rome in late May or early June 2013. The distinguished senior scholar selected to present will speak on a topic related to the host city and receive an honorarium and a supplementary lecture allowance. Deadline: January 4, 2013. More

National Council of Arts Administrators
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NCAA is looking forward to seeing old and new friends at its annual reception, to be held at CAA's Annual Conference in New York on Thursday, February 14. A joint CAA/NCAA Session, "Hot Problems/Cool Solutions in Arts Leadership" will be presented on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. More

National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts
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Registration is now open for "Earth/Energy," NCECA's forty-seventh annual conference, taking place March 20-23, 2013, in Houston, Texas. Programming includes a keynote lecture by the artist Janine Antoni, panel discussions, gallery presentations, and more than seventy exhibitions of ceramic art throughout the greater Houston region. More



NEH Solicits Comments on Digital Projects for the Public Grant Program Guidelines
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The National Endowment for the Humanities will launch a new Digital Projects for the Public grant program in fiscal year 2014 and seeks public comment on its proposed guidelines. The new program will fund humanities projects using digital formats such as websites, mobile applications, games, social media, and virtual environments to reach the public and foster lifelong learning. More

"Can I Use This?" How Museum and Library Image Policies Undermine Education
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Although eight years have passed since Eastman Kodak announced that it would stop manufacturing slide projectors, we have built only a fragmented system for distributing high-quality digital images—one that is failing our students, our discipline, and the public. More has changed than the technology we use to illustrate our lectures. More

2013 - 2014 Call for Applications

The Harry Ransom Center annually awards over 50 fellowships for projects that require substantial on-site use of its collections. Application Deadline: February 1, 2013. MORE


Who Owns Captured Lectures?
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Lecture-capture technology has advanced to a point where implementing a solution can be disarmingly simple. But it's important for faculty and administrators not to be lulled into a false sense of security—recording faculty and guest lectures still comes with its share of legal issues covering copyright, intellectual-property rights, distribution, and permissions. While some lecture-capture technology provides assistance even in these areas, colleges and universities need to develop clearly defined guidelines on how recorded lectures can be used. More

The Genomics of Art, Education, and Commerce
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Recently I blogged about Art.sy, a service built on the Art Genome Project that enables users to discover, learn about, and collect art that is suggested to them via a mathematical algorithm. That post provoked so much interesting discussion that I followed up with Christine Kuan, chief curator and director of strategic partnerships at Art.sy, to relay some of the questions raised by commentators related to Art.sy's educational goals, its for-profit business model, and its relationship to the art world. More



Bucking Conventional Wisdom: Arts Graduates Gauge Success Differently
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A new report by the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project offers important new insights into the value of an arts school education, countering prevailing views about salary levels and job prospects as the most important indicators of alumni satisfaction and career success. Called Painting with Broader Strokes: Reassessing the Value of an Arts Degree, the report offers insights into the careers and perspectives of 13,851 arts graduates from 154 institutions surveyed in 2010, shedding new light on educational training and experiences, employment paths, involvement in the arts outside work, and overall job satisfaction and income. More

A Different Kind of Application Fee
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A tenure-track job is surely a valuable commodity, but would you pay for a shot at one? A listing for a faculty painting position at Colorado State University attracted some heat on Twitter when several academics noticed the $15 fee attached to the position. The job ad states simply: "In lieu of postage and duplication costs you will be charged a fee of $15." More

Bard Graduate Center
Learning from Things


Our MA and PhD students learn from things—from those of the most exquisite aesthetic value to the ordinary objects of everyday life. MORE


Ten No-Nonsense Tips for Landing a Career in the Art World
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Congratulations, you've got your shiny degree in curating, art history, or critical theory. Now, how will you make your way in the notoriously cutthroat art world? Sophie Macpherson is the right person to ask. Her company, Sophie Macpherson Ltd, is the leading art recruitment agency, with a London office and representatives in Paris, New York, and soon, East Asia. More

What's Hot, What's Not
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Frieze shares what terms are hot, not, and holding steady in the world of artist's statement. What's hot? An art practice that "is transversal," "inhabits a transgendered space," "is post-/para-fictional," and "references both my height and the height of my bedroom ceiling when I was a teenager." More


 



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