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Alumni News : May 13, 2014

Kelli Wood appointed CASVA Samuel H. Kress Fellow

Alumna Kelli Wood has been awarded the Samuel H. Kress fellowship by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts. During the first year of her appointment Wood will continue research abroad on her dissertation, “The Space of Play: Games in Early Modern Italy,” and in the second year she will pursue curatorial work at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.  

Wood is currently a Ph.D. candidate in art history at the University of Chicago. Following her graduation from UF with a BA in Art History in 2008 Wood has received the J. William Fulbright fellowship for research in Italy, and has worked on exhibits at The Art Institute of Chicago, The Newberry Library, The University of Chicago Library’s Special Collections Research Center, and The University of Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art.