Announcing the 32nd Annual LoPresti Award Winners

ARLIS/NA Southeast is pleased to announce the winners of the 32nd Annual Mary Ellen LoPresti Publication Award, given at the 2016 chapter conference in Sarasota, Florida. The committee reviewed sixteen entries, including exhibition catalogs and multimedia recordings, and have selected the following winners:

Monograph Category

Anthes, Bill. Edgar Heap of Birds. Duke University Press, 2015.Anthes, Bill. Edgar Heap of Birds. Duke University Press, 2015.

This monograph carefully documents contemporary Native American artist Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds, and his artwork created over 30+ years. This is an important contribution to the scholarly record, placing the work of this artist in the context of identity politics, spirituality, and Native American history. The book includes a table of context, index to illustrations, extensive notes, a bibliography, and a comprehensive index to the text. There are quality color illustrations throughout.

Exhibition Catalog 

Cover for "El Taller de Grafica Popular: Vida y Arte"Multiple authors. El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte. Georgia Museum of Art, 2015.

This gorgeous, ambitious catalog accompanies the exhibition of the same title, and documents all artworks in the exhibition plus supplementary works, all created by Mexican printmaking workshop, El Taller de Gráfica Popular. The catalog contains 8 scholarly essays, full color reproductions of the artworks accompanied by detailed catalog records, a six-page bibliography, a chronology, and an image index.

Find a list of all entries and information on the review committee on the 32nd Annual LoPresti Awards page. For more information on the Mary Ellen LoPresti Publication Award, including submission info, visit the LoPresti Awards page.

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