CADN graduate recognized for prestigious essay prize

Contemporary Art, Design & New Media Art Histories
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Vanessa Bateman (MA, Contemporary Art, Design and New Media Art Histories, 2013) was recently awarded the student essay prize from the Universities Art Association of Canada, for her paper “Ursus horribilis.” This award, which recognizes the best essay presented by a student at the UAAC conference, comes with a cash prize and the opportunity to publish the essay in the peer-reviewed journal RACAR.  The jury noted that this year's round was exceptionally competitive; congratulations, Vanessa!

Vanessa Bateman (MA, OCAD U. 2013) is continuing her studies in Art History as a PhD candidate at the University of California, San Diego.

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