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American Academy of Arts and Letters announces 2015 art awards
American Academy of Arts and Letters announces 2015 art awards

The American Academy of Arts and Letters -- an organization whose founding members include Henry James, Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson -- announced its 2015 award recipients in art on Thursday. The nine established and emerging artists were picked from a pool of 40 artists who were showing in a group exhibition organized by the AAAL, “Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts,” which opened in New York earlier this month. The exhibit spanned paintings, sculptures, photographs, works on paper as well as installations. “Each of the awards has attached to it a specific description and intent,” said AAAL executive director Virginia Dajani. “We were looking...

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