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The Center for Design, Art and Visual Culture (CADVC) has established national and international recognition for its exhibitions and scholarly publications with awards and grants from a broad spectrum of institutions, foundations, and corporations. It is with this unique blend of curatorial and scholarly research, as well as funding from supportive organizations that CADVC continues on its mission of presenting contemporary issues in art and theory. The following is a brief list of awards and funding organizations.

Awards

2012 Excellence Prize, Category: Research Publication, 42nd Annual UCDA Design Competition, University and College Designers Association, Visual Culture and Evolution: An Online Symposium

2012 Excellence Prize, Category: Book - Complete Unit, 42nd Annual UCDA Design Competition, University and College Designers Association, Visual Culture and Evolution: An Online Symposium

2012 First Prize, Exhibition Catalogues, American Association of Museums
Where Do We Migrate To?

2012 Second Prize, Scholarly Journals, American Association of Museums, Visual Culture and Evolution: An Online Symposium

2011 Curatorial Award of Excellence, The Outstanding Exhibition in a University Art Museum 2010: For All the World to See, Association of Art Museum Curators

2011 Nominee, Dr. Maurice Berger, Emmy Award, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, New York Chapter: Historical/Curatorial: Feature/Segment: "For All the World to See" Visual Culture and the Struggle for Civil Rights," Sunday Arts, Thirteen/WNET

2011 Finalist, For All the World to See (Yale, 2010), National Book Award, Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change, University of Memphis

2011 Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Title 2010, Art and Architecture, For All the World to See (Yale, 2010), American Library Association

2010 First Prize, Exhibition Poster, American Association of Museums

5:3 - Five Artists : Three States - Video : Animation : Sound

2009 Top Ten Art Exhibitions of the Year, Baltimore City Paper

2009 Honorable Mention, Scholarly Journals, American Association of Museums
Visual Culture and Bioscience: An Online Symposium

2008 Fifty Books/Fifty Covers, American Institute of Graphic Arts
Andrea Robbins and Max Becher: Portraits

2008 Fifty Books/Fifty Covers, American Institute of Graphic Arts
The 1980s: A Virtual Discussion

2008 Honorable Mention, Exhibition Catalogues, American Association of Museums
Andrea Robbins and Max Becher: Portraits

2008 Second Prize, Scholarly Journals, American Association of Museums
The 1980s: A Virtual Discussion

2006 First Prize, Scholarly Journals, American Association of Museums
Museums of Tomorrow: A Virtual Discussion

2006 Silver Award, University & College Designers Association
Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology and the Paranormal
Category: Exhibition Catalogue

2006 Award for Excellence, University & College Designers Association
Blur of the Otherworldly: Contemporary Art, Technology and the Paranormal
Category: Book–Complete Unit

2005 First Prize, Exhibition Catalogue, American Association of Museums
White: Whiteness and Race in Contemporary Art

2005 Silver Award, Exhibition Catalogue, University & College Designers Association
White: Whiteness and Race in Contemporary Art

2004 Second Prize, Scholarly Journals, American Association of Museums
Postmodernism: A Virtual Discussion

2004 Certificate of Excellence, Fifty Books Fifty Covers, American Institute of Graphic Arts, Paul Rand: Modernist Design

2004 First Prize, Book, American Association of Museums
Paul Rand: Modernist Design

2004 Second Prize, Scholarly Journal, American Association of Museums
Postmodernism: A Virtual Discussion

2003 Honorable Mention, CD-ROM, American Association of Museums
Fred Wilson: Objects and Installations

2002 Certificate of Excellence, Fifty Books/Fifty Covers, American Institute of Graphic Arts, Fred Wilson: Objects and Installations 1979–2000

2002 Second Prize, Exhibition Catalogue, American Association of Museums
Fred Wilson: Objects and Installations 1979–2000

2002 Best Contemporary Art Retrospective, Best of Baltimore, Baltimore Magazine
Fred Wilson: Objects and Installations 1979–2000

2002 Best of Baltimore, Baltimore City Paper

2002 Second Prize, Scholarly Journal, American Association of Museums
A Virtual Discussion

2000 First Prize, Exhibition Catalogue, American Association of Museums
Adrian Piper: A Retrospective

1999 First Prize, Scholarly Journal, American Association of Museums
Bruno Monguzzi: A Designer’s Perspective

1998 First Prize, Scholarly Journal, American Association of Museums
Minimal Politics

1998 Certificate of Excellence, Fifty Books/Fifty Covers, American Institute of Graphic Arts, Minimal Politics

1997 Best of Baltimore, Baltimore City Paper

1996 Honorable Mention, Exhibition Catalogue, American Association of Museums
Layers: Contemporary Collage from St. Petersburg, Russia:

1996 Best of Baltimore Magazine

1996 Best of Baltimore, Baltimore City Paper

1994 Maryland Printing Award
Nancy Graves: Recent Work

1993 First Prize, Mid-Atlantic Design and Printing Award

Funding

National Endowment for the Humanities
National Endowment for the Arts
Exxon Corporation
Noxell Corporation
Lannan Foundation
The Peter Norton Family Foundation
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
The Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation
Swiss Center Foundation
PRO HELVETICA (Swiss Arts Council)
Trellis Fund
Texas Foundation
St. Paul Travelers Foundation
The TKF Foundation
The Dorothea L. Leonhardt Foundation
Homer and Martha Gudelsky Family Foundation
Maryland State Arts Council
Maryland Humanities Council
Baltimore Commission on Arts and Sciences
Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts
The Baltimore Community Foundation
Baltimore Gas & Electric
J.L. Wickham Company
Baltimore Color Lab
Giant Food Inc.

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