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Rome Prize

From: Cristina Puglisi <c.puglisi>
Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2006
Rome Prize In Historic Preservation
2006-2007 Rome Prize Winners

Trustees of the American Academy in Rome announced the winners of
the 110th annual Rome Prize Competition. Awardees are provided with
a stipend, a study or studio, and room and board for a period of 6
months to 2 years.

The announcement was made by Adele Chatfield-Taylor, FAAR'84,
President of the American Academy in Rome, who stated that the
Trustees had awarded the fellowships at the board meeting earlier in
the day.  The following individuals will take up residence at the
American Academy in Rome in September 2006:

Historic Preservation and Conservation

    Booth Family Rome Prize
    Pamela Hatchfield
    Head of Objects Conservation, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    Artists Using Architecture: Exploring the Relationship between
    Architecture, Contemporary Art, and Conservation

    National Endowment for the Arts Rome Prize
    Meisha Hunter
    Historic Preservationist
    Rome's Waterworks: Investigating the Preservation of its

The Rome Prize is awarded annually through an open competition that
is juried by leading artists and scholars in the fellowship fields.
Forty individuals were invited to make up eight juries to review the

Established in 1894 and chartered by an Act of Congress in 1905, the
American Academy in Rome is a center that sustains independent
artistic pursuits and humanistic studies. It is situated on the
Janiculum, the highest hill within the walls of Rome. Each year,
through a national competition, the Rome Prize is awarded to up to
30 individuals--emerging artists (working in Architecture, Landscape
Architecture, Design, Historic Preservation and Conservation,
Literature, Musical Composition, or Visual Arts) and scholars
(working in Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance and Early Modern, or
Modern Italian Studies). The application deadline is November 1,
2006. The Academy community also includes invited Residents and
Affiliated Fellows. For more information please visit

For further information

    Adele Chatfield-Taylor
    FAAR'84, President
    American Academy in Rome
    7 East 60 Street
    New York, NY 10022
    212-751-7200 ext. 42
    Fax: 212-751-7220
    a.chatfield-taylor [at] aarome__org

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