CAA announces the recipients of the 2017 Awards for Distinction, which honor the outstanding achievements and accomplishments of individual artists, art historians, authors, conservators, curators, and critics whose efforts transcend their individual disciplines and contribute to the profession as a whole and to the world at large.

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Faith Ringgold, the winner of the 2017 CAA Distinguished Artist Award for Lifetime Achievement, is widely considered one of the most influential living African American artists.


2017 RECIPIENTS OF CAA’S AWARDS FOR DISTINCTION

By CAA

http://www.collegeart.org/news/2017/01/09/2017-recipients-of-caas-awards...

CAA will formally recognize the honorees at a special awards ceremony to be held during Convocation at the 105th Annual Conference in New York, on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at 5:30 PM. See the conference website for full details.

http://conference.collegeart.org/programs/caa-convocation-and-presentati...


PRESS:

College Art Association Paying Tribute to Kerry James Marshall and Faith Ringgold
By Victoria Valentine on January 29, 2017 for culture type
http://www.culturetype.com/2017/01/29/college-art-association-paying-tri...

COLLEGE ART ASSOCIATION GIVES KERRY JAMES MARSHALL, FAITH RINGGOLD AWARDS OF DISTINCTION
By Alex Greenberger on January 9, 2017 for ARTNEWS
http://www.artnews.com/2017/01/09/college-art-association-gives-kerry-ja...

Kerry James Marshall and Faith Ringgold Receive CAA Awards for Distinction
by Lorena Muñoz-Alonso on January 10, 2017 for artnetnews
https://news.artnet.com/art-world/kerry-james-marshall-recipient-caa-201...

Related Links:

Professor Emeritus Faith Ringgold
http://visarts.ucsd.edu/faculty/faith-ringgold
http://www.faithringgold.com

Image Credit:
Faith Ringgold, 2016.
Photo detail by Jacquelyn Martin.