Awards

2014

American Alliance of Museums Publications Design Competition

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

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)
 

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

Governors Award for the Arts and Humanities
Linda Crowe Chesnut, chair, Decorative Arts Advisory Committee

Southeastern Museums Conference

Gold, Newsletters and Calendar of Events
Facet
Gold, Books and Catalogues
The Kress Project
Silver, Campaign
Elegant Salute XIII invitation materials
Honorable Mention, Brochures and Rack Cards
De Wain Valentine: Human Scale
Honorable Mention, Books and Catalogues
Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy
 

2012

American Association of Museums Publications Design Competition

First Prize, Newsletters
Facet

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
Gold, Newsletters
Facet
Gold, Brochures
Map and Visitor Guide
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

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
Gold, Books and Catalogues
Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection
Gold, Brochure and Rack Cards
Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection
Gold, Posters
Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection
Silver, Books and Catalogues
The South in Black and White: The Graphic Works of James E. Routh Jr., 1939–1946
Honorable Mention, Books and Catalogues
Corpus of Early Italian Paintings in North American Public Collections: The South
Honorable Mention, Invitations
Lord Love You: Works by R.A. Miller from the Mullis Collection
Honorable Mention, Newsletters, Annual Reports, Periodicals
GMOA Annual Report FY09

2009

American Association of Museums

Honorable Mention, Supplementary Materials
Devotional Prints from Germany and the Netherlands, 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, Brett MacFadden
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

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

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, Kim Adis
Honorable Mention, Book/Exhibition Catalogue
Modern Threads: Fashion and Art by Mariska Karasz, Brett MacFadden
Honorable Mention, Brochure/Rack Card
Modern Threads: Fashion and Art by Mariska Karasz, Brett MacFadden
Honorable Mention, Brochure/Rack Card
Howard Cook in Alabama, 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

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, Kim Adis
Honorable Mention, Book/Exhibition Catalogue
Maltby Sykes: The Spirit of the Modern, 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, Julie Sanders
Honorable Mention, Supplementary Materials
Armin Landeck, 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, David Vinson
Honorable Mention, Brochures
Bunzlauer Style, 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, 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, Julie Sanders
Silver Medal, Books
Essence of Place, David Vinson
Silver Medal, Invitations
Elegant Salute VII: A Taste of the Orient, 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.

Institute of Museum and Library Services

General Operating Support Award

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, 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
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, Kudzu Graphics and 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
American Scene and the South: Paintings and Works on Paper, 1930-1946, Lazzari Graphics
Honorable Mention, Brochures
Of Clay and Fire: The Pottery of Eulala Amos, David Vinson

1996

Institute of Museum and Library Services

General Operating Support Award

National Endowment for the Arts

Special Exhibitions Grant
American Scene and the South: Paintings and Works on Paper, 1930-1946

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, David Vinson
Gold Medal, Brochures
Tiffany Glass from the Collection of the Late Dr. Edward McConnell, Lazzari Graphics
Silver Medal, Catalogues
Stories from Life: The Photography of Horace Bristol, Kudzu Graphics
Honorable Mention, Posters
Transformation from Silk to Metal: The Sculpture of Kiyomi Iwata T , University Printing
Honorable Mention, Catalogues
California Impressionists, 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, Lazzari Graphics
Honorable Mention, Brochures
The Visual Arts in Georgia: A Sampler, 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, Lazzari Graphics
Addy Award, Sales Promotion, Catalogue (four colors)
Ann Orr: Silversmith, Goldsmith, Enamelist, Lazzari Graphics

Institute of Museum Services

General Operating Support Award

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, Lazzari Graphics
Silver Medal, Newsletters
Doings, 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, 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, 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, Lazzari Graphics
Honorable Mention, Catalogues
Andrée Ruellan, 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, Diane Penny

Southeastern Museums Conference

CurCom Exhibition Competition Award
Elaine de Kooning
People’s Choice Award, Catalogue
Elaine de Kooning, Jim Zambounis
Silver Medal, Catalogues
Voyage of Discovery, The Adsmith
Honorable Mention, Catalogues
Elaine de Kooning, 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, Scott Seymour
Honorable Mention, Invitations
Exhibition of Eikoh Hosoe photos, 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 the 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