Grants

Category ericson

2005 $15,000

Kate Ericson1955-1995

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MIT List Visual Arts CenterFrances Young Tang Museum - Skidmore College
Location
Cambridge, Saratoga Springs, NY, MA

$15,000 toward Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler: America Starts Here, 1985-1995, a traveling exhibition with accompanying catalogue and related public programs, organized by List curator Bill Arning and Tang curator Ian Berry. From the late 1970s until her death, Ericson and Ziegler created witty and stimulating installations and outdoor environments using everyday objects. These included Camouflaged History, 1991, an entire Charleston, S.C. house painted in a U.S. military camouflage pattern with 72 commercial paint colors designated as historic by the local preservation group.

1999 $10,000

Kate Ericson1955-1995

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Mel Ziegler
Location
Austin, TX

$10,000 to inventory and catalogue documents of art installations by the artist team Ericson and Ziegler, and to ultimately publish a monograph by curator Susan Harris. From the late 1970s until her death in 1995, Ericson and Ziegler created witty and stimulating installations and outdoor environments using everyday objects. These included, for example, Camouflaged History (1991), an entire Charleston, South Carolina house painted in a U.S. Military camouflage pattern with 72 commercial paint colors certified as historic by a local preservation group.

Total: $25,000