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The 2012-13 Rome Prize Winners Are Announced

The 116th Annual Rome Prize Competition

The 116th annual Rome Prize Competition 2012-2013 was about to find its winner, The thirty individuals winners who represent the highest standard of excellence in the arts and humanities will be able to get the prize that are provided with a fellowship that includes a stipend, a study or studio, and room and board for a period of six months to two years in Rome, Italy. This national competition’s winner was announced by The American Academy in Rome.

The 2012-2013 Rome Prize winners are:

Erik Adigard, Design
Ross Benjamin Altheimer, Landscape Architecture
Polly Apfelbaum, Visual Arts
Patrick Baker, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
Peter Jonathan Bell, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
Joshua Colin Birk, Medieval Studies
Emma Blake, Ancient Studies
Nicholas Blechman, Design
Pablo Castro Estévez, Architecture
Anthony Cheung, Musical Composition
Lucy Corin, Literature
Carl D’Alvia, Visual Arts
Steven J.R. Ellis, Ancient Studies
Jessica Fisher, Literature
Mari Yoko Hara, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies
Thomas Hendrickson, Ancient Studies
Jesse Jones, Musical Composition
Brenda Longfellow, Ancient Studies
Randall Mason, Historic Preservation and Conservation
Camille S. Mathieu, Modern Italian Studies
Karen M’Closkey, Landscape Architecture
Glendalys Medina, Visual Arts
Claudia Moser, Ancient Studies
William O’Brien Jr., Architecture
Dominique Kirchner Reill, Modern Italian Studies
Irene San Pietro, Ancient Studies
Beth Saunders, Modern Italian Studies
Elizabeth Kaiser Schulte, Historic Preservation and Conservation
Denton Alexander Walthall, Ancient Studies
Nari Ward, Visual Arts

And among many other fields, these are the 2012-13 Rome Prize winners in the fields of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Design:

– PABLO CASTRO ESTÉVEZ (Architecture, James R. Lamantia, Jr., Rome Prize)
Principal, OBRA Architects, New York, NY
Seeking a New Poetic of Dwelling: The Lessons of Modern Social Housing in Europe in the Early Twentieth Century

– WILLIAM O’BRIEN, JR. (Architecture, Founders Rome Prize)
Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Principal, William O’Brien, Jr., LLC, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Anachronous Formalisms: The Renewed Novelty of Architectures of Rome

– ROSS BENJAMIN ALTHEIMER (Landscape Architecture, Prince Charitable Trusts Rome Prize)
Landscape Architecture Studio Leader, Hammel Green and Abrahamson, Minneapolis, MN
Welds and Quips in Subterranean Rome

– KAREN M’CLOSKEY (Landscape Architecture, Garden Club of America Rome Prize)
Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Pennsylvania
Principal, PEG office of landscape + architecture, Philadelphia, PA
A Field Guide to Rome: Baedeker and Beyond

– ERIK ADIGARD (Design, Katherine Edwards Gordon Rome Prize)
Founder and Designer, M-A-D
Lecturer, California College of the Arts
From Stones to Cloud: the entropy of image

– NICHOLAS BLECHMAN (Design, Cynthia Hazen Polsky and Leon Polsky Rome Prize)
Art Director, The New York Times, New York, NY
Nozone XI: Indigestion (The Food Issue)

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