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Past Fellows in European and International Art

Past Fellows in European and International Art

2006/2007 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002


Anna O. Marley, of Chevy Chase, Maryland, is the recipient of a Fellowship in European Art. She graduated magna cum laude from Vassar College in Art History, received her Master’s in Art History and Museum Studies from the University of Southern California and is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Delaware. Anna Marley will be studying the Gallery’s collection of work by British military draftsmen Thomas Davies and Paul Sandby in connection with her research into landscape representation in the late colonial and early national North American home.


Dr. Georgiana Stanciù, Trenton, Ontario, is a recognized authority in the field of Spanish art. She is particularly interested in the Spanish Art collection of the National Gallery, and is studying the evolution of Canadian interest in that area. Dr. Stanciù has extensive experience as an art curator, having worked at the Museum of Fine Arts of Romania and other museums. She has recently been appointed curator for the Royal Canadian Forces Memorial Museum in Trenton. She has completed her Ph.D. in Art History at the University of Montreal.


Dr. Peter J. Schneeman of Bern, Switzerland, was awarded a Fellowship in Modern Art, for research on the ways in which artistic training and education in the 20th century led to the acquisition and construction of artistic identity. Dr. Schneeman holds M.A. degrees from the University of Giessen, Germany, and Essex University in Colchester, England, and a doctorate from the University of Giessen. He is currently Director of the Institut für Kunstgeschichte at Universität Bern, Switzerland.


Ian Lumsden, Fredericton, New Brunswick, was awarded a fellowship in European Art, for a study of the private and public collecting of twentieth century British Art in Canada, with particular focus upon the collections of the Vancouver Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Art Gallery of Ontario and the National Gallery of Canada. Ian Lumsden was Executive Director of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton from 1983 to 2001. In 1998 he was co-curator of the international traveling exhibition Sargent to Freud: Modern British Paintings and Drawings in the Beaverbrook Collection, a precursor to the work he will undertake during the fellowship.


Anne Thackray, Ottawa, Ontario, an independent art historian, received her doctorate from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, in 2002. During her years of residency and study in Great Britain, she was associated with curatorial, research and educational programs of the National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Tate Gallery, Royal Academy, Courtauld Institute Galleries and Sotheby's Institute of Art, London, the Open University and Edinburgh University. She has been awarded a Fellowship in European Art for investigation of aspects of the British school of drawings, watercolours and Prints to 1800 in the collection of the National Gallery.


Dr. Mitchell Frank, Ottawa, Ontario, received the inaugural award of an annual fellowship in European and Modern Art. Mitchell Frank received his doctorate from the University of Toronto in 1997and is currently Associate Professor in the School for Studies in Art and Culture, Carleton University, Ottawa. Working with a strong collection of early etchings by the German artist Max Klinger that is held by the Prints and Drawings Collection of the National Gallery, he will study these works within the social and historical context of late nineteenth-century German culture, and examine Klinger's reception by critics and art historians from that period to the present.