Awards

2016

American Alliance of Museums Publications Design Competition

Second Place, Newsletters and Calendar of Events
Facet (designed by The Adsmith)

Eric Hoffer Book Awards

Category Finalist, Art
“El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte”

Foreword Reviews' IndieFab Book of the Year Awards

Finalist, Art
“Chaos and Metamorphosis: The Art of Piero Lerda”
Finalist, Art
“El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte”

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Museum Professional of the Year
Tricia Miller
Student Project
“Man's Canyons: New York City on Paper” exhibition (organized by Catherine Huff)
Exhibition (> $100,000)
“Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950”
Community Service
David Matheny
Education Program
Morning Mindfulness

The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation

Excellence in Preservation Service
Henry D. Green Center for the Study of the Decorative Arts and Symposium

Southeastern College Art Conference

Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Historical Materials
“El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte”

Southeastern Museums Conference Publication Design Competition

First Place, Newsletters/Calendar of Events
Facet (designed by The Adsmith)

Southeastern Museums Conference CurCom Exhibition Competition

Silver, Exhibitions > $100,000
“El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte”
Bronze, Exhibitions > $25,000
“Georgia's Girlhood Embroidery: 'Crowned with Glory and Immortality'”
 

2015

Art Libraries Society of North America, Southeast Chapter

Mary Ellen LoPresti Award
“Cercle et Carré and the International Spirit of Abstract Art”

Eric Hoffer Book Awards

Category Finalist, Art
“Pierre Daura (1896–1976): Picturing Attachments”

Foreword Reviews' IndieFab Book of the Year Awards

Finalist, Art
“Pierre Daura (1896–1976): Picturing Attachments”

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Education program
Teen Studio
Museum Exhibition of the Year (Budget > $100,000)
“El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte”
Student Project
Guerrilla Girls project by museum intern Meghan McFerrin (“Notice Us for Our Minds”)

Southeastern Museums Conference Publication Design Competition

Silver, Books and Catalogues
“El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte” (designed by Roy Brooks, Fold Four)

Southeastern Museums Conference CurCom Exhibition Competition

Exhibitions (budget < $25,000)
“Tristan Perich: 'Machine Wall Drawing'”
 

2014

American Alliance of Museums Publications Design Competition

Honorable Mention, Exhibition Catalogues
“Cercle et Carré and the International Spirit of Abstract Art” (designed by Roy Brooks, Fold Four)

College Art Association

Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award for Smaller Museums, Libraries, Collections and Exhibitions
“Cercle et Carré and the International Spirit of Abstract Art”

Eric Hoffer Book Awards

Grand Prize Shortlist
“Exuberance of Meaning: The Art Patronage of Catherine the Great (1762–1796)”
First Runner Up, Art
“Exuberance of Meaning: The Art Patronage of Catherine the Great (1762–1796)”
Category Finalist
“Cercle et Carré and the International Spirit of Abstract Art”

Foreword Reviews' IndieFab Book of the Year Awards

Finalist, Art
“Cercle et Carré and the International Spirit of Abstract Art”
Honorable Mention, Art
“Exuberance of Meaning: The Art Patronage of Catherine the Great (1762–1796)”

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Museum Exhibition of the Year (Budget > $100,000)
“Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy”

Southeastern Museums Conference

Certificate of Commendation, Exhibitions
“Cercle et Carré and the International Spirit of Abstract Art”
Silver, Newsletters
Facet (designed by The Adsmith)
Honorable Mention, Books and Catalogues
“Exuberance of Meaning: The Art Patronage of Catherine the Great (1762–1792)” (designed by The Adsmith)
Honorable Mention, Gallery Guides
“Inspired Georgia: 28 Works from Georgia’s State Art Collection” (designed by The Adsmith)
 

2013

American Alliance of Museums

Award for Distinguished Service to Museums
William Underwood Eiland, director, Georgia Museum of Art

Art Libraries Society of North America, Southeast Chapter

Mary Ellen LoPresti Award
“Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy”

Eric Hoffer Book Award

Honorable Mention, Art
“Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy”

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Advocacy
Bill Prokasy
Special Project
The Kress Project

Georgia Governors Office

Governor's Award for the Arts and Humanities
Linda Crowe Chesnut, chair, Decorative Arts Advisory Committee

Southeastern Museums Conference

Gold, Newsletters and Calendar of Events
Facet (designed by The Adsmith)
Gold, Books and Catalogues
“The Kress Project” (designed by MacFadden & Thorpe)
Silver, Campaign
Elegant Salute XIII invitation materials (designed by Michael Lachowski)
Honorable Mention, Brochures and Rack Cards
“De Wain Valentine: Human Scale” (designed by Jenny Smith)
Honorable Mention, Books and Catalogues
“Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy” (designed by Grant Collaborative)
 

2012

American Association of Museums Publications Design Competition

First Prize, Newsletters
Facet (designed by The Adsmith)

Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation

Preservation Award
Ashley Callahan, “Georgia Bellflowers: The Furniture of Henry Eugene Thomas” (exhibition and book)

Eric Hoffer Book Award

First Runner-Up
“One Hundred American Paintings”

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Museum Exhibition of the Year (Budget < $100,000)
“Georgia Bellflowers: The Furniture of Henry Eugene Thomas”
Patron of the Year
Carl Mullis

Southeastern Museums Conference

Best in Show
Facet (designed by The Adsmith)
Gold, Newsletters
Facet (designed by The Adsmith)
Gold, Brochures
Map and Visitor Guide (designed by The Adsmith)
Certificate of Excellence, Exhibition (budget > $25,000)
“Georgia Bellflowers: The Furniture of Henry Eugene Thomas”

2011

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Education Program of the Year
Art Adventures
Museum Exhibition of the Year (budget < $100,000)
“Echoes from the Continent: Franco-Germanic Chairs in Georgia”
Museum Professional of the Year
Cecelia Warner
Special Project of the Year
“Corpus of Early Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections: The South”
Volunteer of the Year
Betty Myrtle

National Art Education Association

Southeastern Museum Education Art Educator Award
Carissa DiCindio

Southeastern Museums Conference

Silver, Annual Reports
GMOA Annual Report FY09 (designed by Scott Sosebee)

2010

Eric Hoffer Book Award

Academic Press
“The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection”

Foreword Book of the Year Award

Finalist
“Corpus of Early Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections: The South”

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Patron of the Year
Buddy and Lucy Allen

Lake Oconee Living Reader's Choice Award

Best Art Gallery

Southeastern College Art Conference

Excellence in Scholarly Research and Publication
“Corpus of Early Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections: The South”

Southeastern Museums Conference

Award of Excellence for Exhibitions (>$25,000)
“Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection”
Best in Show
“Lord Love You” collateral materials (designed by Scott Sosebee)
Gold, Books and Catalogues
“Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection” (designed by Scott Sosebee)
Gold, Brochure and Rack Cards
“Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection” (designed by Scott Sosebee)
Gold, Posters
“Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection” (designed by Scott Sosebee)
Silver, Books and Catalogues
“The South in Black and White: The Graphic Works of James E. Routh Jr., 1939–1946” (designed by Gina Binkley)
Honorable Mention, Books and Catalogues
“Corpus of Early Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections: The South” (designed by Carol Haralson)
Honorable Mention, Invitations
“Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection” (designed by Scott Sosebee)
Honorable Mention, Newsletters, Annual Reports, Periodicals
GMOA Annual Report FY09 (designed by Scott Sosebee)

2009

American Association of Museums

Honorable Mention, Supplementary Materials
“Devotional Prints from Germany and the Netherlands” (designed by Scott Sosebee)

Georgia Art Education Association

Georgia Museum Educator of the Year Award
Carissa DiCindio

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Museum Professional of the Year
Annelies Mondi
Volunteer of the Year
Ann Scoggins
Museum Exhibition of the Year (<$100,000)
“New Discoveries in Georgia Painted Furniture”

Independent Publisher Book award

Silver, Fine Art
“The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection”

Southeastern College Art Conference

Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Historical Materials
“The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection”

Southeastern Museums Conference

Gold Award for Content of Publications
“The American Scene on Paper: Prints and Drawings from the Schoen Collection”
Silver Award for Design of Publications
“The Ring Shows: Then & Now and Putting the Band Back Together” (designed by MacFadden & Thorpe)
Honorable Mention for Content of Publications
“The Historian’s Eye: Essays in Honor of Andrew Ladis”

2008

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Patron of the Year
Shannon Candler
Volunteer of the Year
Jean Petrovs
Corporation of the Year
BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Georgia Governors Office

Governor's Award for the Humanities
Dale L. Couch

Independent Publisher Book award

Bronze, Fine Art
“Amazing Grace: Self-Taught Artists from the Mullis Collection”

Southeastern Museums Conference

James R. Short Award
William U. Eiland
Award of Excellence for Exhibitions (>$25,000)
“Amazing Grace: Self-Taught Artists from the Mullis Collection”

American Association for State and Local History

Award of Merit
Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts Proceedings 2002, 2004 and 2006
  • “Proceedings from the Third Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts: Decorative Arts in Georgia: Historic Sites, Historic Context”
  • “Proceedings from the Second Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts: Georgia Inside and Out”
  • “Proceedings from the First Henry D. Green Center Symposium of the Decorative Arts: The Savannah River Valley to 1865: Fine Arts, Architecture, and Decorative Arts”

Costume Society of America

Millia Davenport Publication Award, shortlist
“Modern Threads: Fashion and Art by Mariska Karasz”

2007

Georgia Governors Office

Governor's Award for the Humanities
Betty Snyder

Southeastern Museums Conference

Award of Excellence for Exhibitions (<$25,000)
“Jay Robinson”
Award of Excellence for Exhibitions (>$25,000)
“Weaving His Art on Golden Looms: Paintings and Drawings by Art Rosenbaum”
Honorable Mention, Book/Exhibition Catalogue
“The Eternal Masquerade: Prints and Paintings by Gerald Leslie Brockhurst (1890-1978) from the Jacob Burns Foundation” (designed by Kim Adis)
Honorable Mention, Book/Exhibition Catalogue
“Modern Threads: Fashion and Art by Mariska Karasz” (designed by MacFadden & Thorpe)
Honorable Mention, Brochure/Rack Card
“Modern Threads: Fashion and Art by Mariska Karasz” (designed by MacFadden & Thorpe)
Honorable Mention, Brochure/Rack Card
“Howard Cook in Alabama” (deisgned by Wendy Garfinkel)

Southeastern College Art Conference

Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Historical Materials
“Modern Threads: Fashion and Art by Mariska Karasz”
Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Historical Materials
“Weaving His Art on Golden Looms: Paintings and Drawings by Art Rosenbaum”

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Lifetime Achievement Award
William U. Eiland

2006

Southeastern Museums Conference

CurCom Exhibition Award
“From Sideboard to Pulpit: Silver in Georgia”

Georgia Museum Educators Association

Educator of the Year
Cecelia Hinton

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Exhibition of the Year (>$100,000)
“Coming Home: American Paintings, 1930-1950, from the Schoen Collection”
Lifetime Achievement Award
Wayne Kline, Rolling Stone Press

Southeastern College Art Conference

Award for Excellence in Scholarly Research and Publication
“Reading Vasari,” Anne Barriault, Andrew Ladis, Norman Land and Jeryldene Wood
Outstanding Exhibition and Catalogue of Historical Materials
“Coming Home: American Paintings, 1930-1950, from the Schoen Collection”

2005

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Exhibition of the Year (<$100,000)
“Enchanting Modern: Ilonka Karasz”
Lifetime Achievement Award
Carlyn Fisher

Georgia Governors Office

Governor's Award for the Humanities
Peggy Galis

Southeastern Museums Conference

CurCom Exhibition Award
“Classic Ground: Mid-19th-Century American Painting and the Italian Encounter”
Second Place, Book/Exhibition Catalogue
“Classic Ground: Mid-19th-Century American Painting and the Italian Encounter” (designed by Kim Adis)
Honorable Mention, Book/Exhibition Catalogue
“Maltby Sykes: The Spirit of the Modern” (designed by Julie Sanders)

Southeast Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America

Mary Ellen LoPresti Art Publication Award
“Classic Ground: Mid-19th-Century American Painting and the Italian Encounter”

2004

Independent Publisher Book award

Best Fine Art Book
“Coming Home: American Paintings, 1930-1950, from the Schoen Collection”

American Association of Museums

Honorable Mention, Exhibition Catalogue
“Enchanting Modern: Ilonka Karasz” (designed by Julie Sanders)
Honorable Mention, Supplementary Materials
“Armin Landeck” (designed by Wendy Garfinkel)

Southeastern Museums Conference

Second Place, Book/Exhibition Catalogue
“Coming Home: American Paintings, 1930-1950, from the Schoen Collection”
Third Place, Book/Exhibition Catalogue
“Myths and Metaphors: The Art of Leo Twiggs”

2003

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Exhibition of the Year (<$100,000)
“The Art of Lucy May Stanton”

Southeast Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America

Mary Ellen LoPresti Art Publication Award
“Drawings in Renaissance and Baroque Siena”

Southeastern College Art Conference

Excellence in Scholarly Research and Publications
“Sacred Treasures: Early Italian Paintings in Southern Collections, Michelangelo and the Finger of God and Drawings in Renaissance and Baroque Siena”

Southeastern Museums Conference

CurCom Exhibition Award
“Sacred Treasures: Early Italian Paintings in Southern Collections”
Honorable Mention, Catalogues
“Sacred Treasures: Early Italian Paintings in Southern Collections”

2002

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Museum Exhibition of the Year
“Scottish Treasures: Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Scotland”
Museum Volunteer of the Year
Linda C. Chesnut

Southeastern Museums Conference

Gold Medal, Brochures
“Lithographs by Alvar” (designed by David Vinson)
Honorable Mention, Brochures
“Bunzlauer Style” (designed by Wendy Garfinkel)

2001

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Patron of the Year
Jane Mullins
Corporate Sponsor of the Year
R.E.M./Athens, LLC
Exhibition of the Year (<$100,000)
“Masterworks from the San Carlos National Museum of Art”
Exhibition of the Year (<$100,000)
“'His Horne Made': Engraved Powder Horns from the Collection of James E. Routh Jr.”

American Association of Museums

Honorable Mention, Books
“Essence of Place” (designed by David Vinson)

Southeastern Museums Conference

CurCom Exhibition Award
“Athens Treasures: A Bicentennial Celebration by the Athens Historical Society”
Gold Medal, Brochures
“The American Environment: Decorative Arts in the Mid-20th Century ” (designed by Julie Sanders)
Silver Medal, Books
“Essence of Place” (designed by David Vinson)
Silver Medal, Invitations
“Elegant Salute VII: A Taste of the Orient” (designed by Eleanor Sams)

2000

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Museum Professional of the Year
William U. Eiland

Southeastern Museums Conference

Best in Show
“'His Horne Made': Engraved Powder Horns from the Collection of James E. Routh Jr.”
Gold Medal, Catalogues
“'His Horne Made': Engraved Powder Horns from the Collection of James E. Routh Jr.”

1999

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Patron of the Year
Louis T. Griffith
Exhibition of the Year
“From Desert to Oasis: Arts of the People of Central Asia”

Southeastern Museums Conference

Gold Medal, Catalogues
“A Unique American Vision: Paintings by Gregory Gillespie” (designed by Kim Adis)
Silver Medal, Brochures
“With These Hands”

Southeastern College Art Conference

Outstanding Contribution to the Arts in the Southeast
William U. Eiland

1998

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Special Exhibition of the Year
“Masterpieces of Renaissance and Baroque Sculpture from the Palazzo Venezia, Rome”
Lifetime Achievement Award
Henry D. Green

Fulbright Grant for Study in Germany

Donald Keyes

CASE District III Institutional Relations Project, Award of Excellence

“Promoting the Arts at UGA”

Southeastern Museums Conference

Honorable Merit Award
“From Desert to Oasis: Arts of the People of Central Asia”

1997

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Educational Program of the Year
Older Adults as Teachers and Learners
Exhibition of the Year
“The American Scene and the South: Paintings and Works on Paper, 1930-1946”
Patron of the Year
C.L. Morehead Jr.

CASE District III Special Merit Award for the Institutional Relations and Media Relations Project

Opening of the UGA Performing and Visual Arts Complex

Printing Industry Association of Georgia

Best of Category (non-processed book, bound volume over 24 pages)
“Animals in Bronze” (designed by Kudzu Graphics and printed by Southeastern Color Lithographers)

National Society of Fundraising Executives

C.L. Morehead Jr. and Rachel Cosby Conway for their generous support of the Georgia Museum of Art

Southeastern Museums Conference

Silver Medal, Catalogues
“The American Scene and the South: Paintings and Works on Paper, 1930-1946” (designed by Lazzari Graphics)
Honorable Mention, Brochures
“Of Clay and Fire: The Pottery of Eulala Amos” (designed by David Vinson)

1996

National Italian American Foundation

NIAF Grand Award
“Masterpieces of Renaissance and Baroque Sculpture from the Palazzo Venezia, Rome”

Southeastern Museums Conference

CurCom Exhibition Judges’ Recognition Award
“Patrick Dougherty: Sculptor”
Honorable Mention
“Stories from Life: The Photography of Horace Bristol”
Honorable Mention
“Angels”
Gold Medal, Brochures
“Artists of Utopia: Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art” (designed by David Vinson)
Gold Medal, Brochures
“Tiffany Glass from the Collection of the Late Dr. Edward McConnell” (designed by Lazzari Graphics)
Silver Medal, Catalogues
“Stories from Life: The Photography of Horace Bristol” (designed by Kudzu Graphics)
Honorable Mention, Posters
“Transformation from Silk to Metal: The Sculpture of Kiyomi Iwata” (University Printing)
Honorable Mention, Catalogues
“California Impressionists” (designed by Kudzu Graphics)
Honorable Mention, Promotional Package
Performing and Visual Arts Complex Inaugural Celebration, University of Georgia

1995

Georgia Art Education Association

Museum Art Educator of the Year
Katey Brown

Southeastern Museums Conference

Silver Medal, Catalogues
“Ann Orr: Silversmith, Goldsmith, Enamelist” (designed by Lazzari Graphics)
Honorable Mention, Brochures
“The Visual Arts in Georgia: A Sampler” (designed by David Vinson)

1994

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Special Exhibition
“Artists and Artisans of Florence: Works from the Horne Museum”
Exhibition of the Year
“Adriaen van Ostade: Etchings of Peasant Life in Holland’s Golden Age”

Athens Ad Club

Addy Award, Print Material, Brochure (less than four colors)
“Miró: Prints from the Collection” (designed by Lazzari Graphics)
Addy Award, Sales Promotion, Catalogue (four colors)
“Ann Orr: Silversmith, Goldsmith, Enamelist” (designed by Lazzari Graphics)

Southeastern Museums Conference

CurCom Exhibition, Honorable Mention
“Artists and Artisans of Florence: Works from the Horne Museum”
Gold Medal, Brochures
“Miró: Prints from the Collection” (designed by Lazzari Graphics)
Silver Medal, Newsletters
Doings (designed by Lazzari Graphics)

1993

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Exhibition of the Year
“Artists and Artisans of Florence: Works from the Horne Museum”

American Association of Museums

1993-1995 International Partnership Among Museums (exchange with the Staatliche Galerie Moritzburg Halle)

Athens Ad Club Addy Award

Sales Promotion, Catalogue
“American Impressionism in Georgia Collections” (designed by Lazzari Graphics)

Historic Heartland Travel Association

Promotion Award
William U. Eiland

Southeastern Museums Conference

Gold and Best in Show, Brochures
Family Guide to the Permanent Collection (designed by Lazzari Graphics)
Gold Medal, Posters
Copper Hill (Lamar Dodd), Keith Greenstein
Silver Medal, Posters
“Artists and Artisans of Florence: Works from the Horne Museum”
Silver Medal, Annual Reports
Vol. 17, 1993 Bulletin, John Taylor Arms: His World and Work (designed by Lazzari Graphics)
Honorable Mention, Catalogues
“Andrée Ruellan” (designed by Kudzu Graphics)

1992

Georgia Association of Museums and Galleries

Georgia Arts Patron of the Year
M. Smith Griffith
Georgia Volunteer of the Year
Keith Greenstein
Educational Program of the Year
Just My Imagination
Corporate Sponsor of the Year
Heyward Allen Motor Company

Georgia Art Education Association

Museum Art Educator of the Year
Susan Longhenry

Historic Heartland Travel Association

Lifetime Achievement Award
Louis T. Griffith
Communication Award
William U. Eiland

Northeast Georgia Advertising Federation

Citation of Excellence, Poster
Elaine de Kooning

Southeast Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America

Mary Ellen LoPresti Art Publication Award
“George Cooke: 1793-1849” (designed by Diane Penny)

Southeastern Museums Conference

CurCom Exhibition Competition Award
“Elaine de Kooning”
People’s Choice Award, Catalogue
“Elaine de Kooning” (designed by Jim Zambounis)
Silver Medal, Catalogues
“Voyage of Discovery” (designed by The Adsmith)
Honorable Mention, Catalogues
“Elaine de Kooning” (designed by Jim Zambounis)

1991

Southeastern Museums Conference

Silver Medal, Stationery Package
Silver Medal, Catalogues
“Altered States: Ten Georgia Photographers”
Silver Medal, Newsletters
Winter 1991 Newsletter
Honorable Mention, Brochure
“Art in the Theatre: Freddy Wittop, A Fifty-Year Retrospective” (designed by Scott Seymour)
Honorable Mention, Invitations
Exhibition of Eikoh Hosoe photos (designed by Mary Blair Motley)
Honorable Mention, Invitations
“Hats”

1990

Southeast Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America

Mary Ellen LoPresti Award for Outstanding Body of Work
“City on a Hill: Twenty Years of Artists at Cortona,” “Italian Renaissance Maiolica from Southern Collections” and “Myth, Culture, Narrative: Current Prints by Six Georgia Artists”

Southeastern Museums Conference

Silver Medal, Newsletters
Fall 1989 Newsletter
Honorable Mention, Brochures
“Old Master Prints from the Permanent Collection”