2012 Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Research Center Book Prize 

The 2012 Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center Book Prize ($5000) was awarded to Ann Eden Gibson, Professor Emerita, University of Delaware for her book Abstract Expressionism:  Other Politics (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997).  Professor Gibson’s book was chosen by a committee of distinguished American art scholars.

Jurors:
Patricia Hill, Boston University
Michael Leja, University of Pennsylvania
Kathleen Pyne, University of Notre Dame
Jonathan Weinberg, Independent scholar and curator

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. Professor Gibson presented a public lecture to discuss some of the adventures and realizations involved in writing this book.

On the following day, Friday, March 22 at 3:00 p.m., there was a panel discussion with Ann Gibson, which includes Lucy Lippard, Janet Dees, Joseph Traugott, and Kymberly Pinder.

2009 Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Research Center Book Prize 

The 2009 Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center Book Prize ($5,000) was awarded to Terry Smith, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory, University of Pittsburgh for Making the Modern: Industry, Art, and Design in America (University of Chicago Press, 1993).

Honorable Mentions:
Kathleen Pyne, Notre Dame University, for Art and the Higher Life: Painting and Evolutionary Thought in Late Nineteenth-Century America (Austin TX: University of Texas Press,1996)

Lucy R. Lippard for Mixed Blessings: New Art in a Multicultural America(The New Press,1990)

Jurors:
Michael Leja, University of Pennsylvania
Nancy Mowll Matthews, Williams College Museum of Art
Patricia Hills, Boston University
Jonathan Fineberg, University of Illinois and Director, Illinois at the Phillips, The Center for the Study of Modern Art