Alan Braddock's new book Nature's Nation: American Art and Environment, co-authored with Karl Kusserow at the Princeton University Art Museum, has recently been published. A major exhibition by the same title opens in October 2018 at Princeton.
Susan Verdi Webster's book Lettered Artists and the Languages of Empire: Painters and the Profession in Early Colonial Quito (September 2017) was featured in a W&M article, “Professor discovers masters of pen, brush in colonial Quito”.
Brian Kreydatus curated “Communal Resurrection: The Art of Steve Prince” in Andrews Gallery (March 2018). Among his exhibitions this year were Recent Works on Paper at the Waddel Art Gallery, NOVA, Loudon Campus and The Third International Printmaking Triennial Belgrade 2017: A selection of prints by foreign artists, Officers House Gallery of Contemporary Fine Arts, Nis, Serbia.
Elizabeth Mead was awarded the W. Reveley III Interdisciplinary Fellowship, as well as a residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Artist Residency, Paris France. She was elected to serve as the inaugural Curator-in-Residence for the New York Artist Circle, participating in many exhibitions including the most recent Third Coast Biennial in Texas.
David Campbell had a solo show last fall at Exeter Gallery in Baltimore MD titled: Fact and Fiction.
Mike Jabbur was awarded the 2018-19 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship. In March 2018, along with a W&M featured article, he participated in a national juried exhibition at The Academy Center of the Arts, Lynchburg, VA. and was a featured artist at Charlie Cummings Clay Gallery in July ’18.
Nicole Santiago received The John D. Rockefeller Faculty Awards for the Advancement of Scholarship. Among her many exhibitions was a traveling group exhibition titled: Women Painting Women in Earnest.
Sibel Zandi-Sayek has been appointed to a three year term (2017-2020) as Reviews editor for the International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA). She also served on the Annual Meeting Program Committee of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA). This summer, she gave the "Architectural Experience" Lecture at the W&M Weekend in Chicago.
Catherine Levesque co-curated the William & Mary Swem Library Special Collections exhibition, "The World in a Book: Travel for Curiosity, Adventure, and Profit in Early Modern Europe" which ran through January 21, 2018.
Cristina Stancioiu took up a one-year fellowship (2017-18) at the Morphomata Center for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Cologne to work on Medieval Portraiture and Fashion.