The 2014 Hoey Prize winner, Emily Cornish, accepted the award at the reading of her paper, “Luminism: Shedding Light on a a Contested Iteration of the American Landscape” on Monday, May 11, 2015.
Emily Cornish is the 2014 recipient of the Lawrence R. Hoey Memorial Prize for the best essay written by a graduate student in the Department of Art History. She was nominated by Linda Brazeau, Senior Lecturer and Director of the UWM Art Collection and Galleries, for the paper she wrote in ARTHIST 750: Colloquium in American Art:Envisioning America, 1776-1976: The Body Politic. Emily received a check for $100 and her name was engraved on a plaque that hangs in the Department of Art History’s main office.
The Lawrence R. Hoey Memorial Prize was established in 2000 in honor of Lawrence R. Hoey, Professor of Art History at UWM from 1981-2000, who died following a car accident in France during the summer of 2000.
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IN THE PICTURE
L-R: Linda Brazeau, Emily Cornish