The Alianza-Mayer Scholarship is awarded to a doctoral student in early June of odd-numbered years for study at the Denver Art Museum the following academic year. It consists of travel expenses, lodging, and a $1,000 stipend, with two weeks of access to the museum's New World collection. Interested candidates should send the following application materials:
- Name, phone number, and mailing and email addresses
- A cover letter, explaining how access to the collection will further progress toward the degree
- Two faculty letters of reference
Please feel free to print and distribute the 2015 flyer.
Send all materials by April 1 of the odd-numbered award year toDenver Art Museum
Alianza de las Artes Americanas
Attn: Awards Chair
100 West 14th Avenue Parkway
Denver, CO 80204-2788
Please call 720.913.0173 for possibility of deadline extension.
2013-2014 Roxanne Mamet, Ph.D candidate (Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle). Doctoral research focuses on the influence of European art on Andean colonial painting.
2013-2014 Cara Tremain, Ph.D candidate (University of Calgary). Doctoral research focuses on dress and social identity of the ancient Maya explored through examination of Late Classic period polychrome ceramics.
2011-2012 Andrew Hamilton, Ph.D candidate (Harvard University). Doctoral research focuses on pre-Columbian studies and more specifically Andean textiles.
2009-10 Sara Ryu, Ph.D candidate (Yale University). Doctoral research focuses on the question of indigenous authorship in the art of New Spain.
2008-09 Sonia Ocaña Ruiz, Ph.D candidate (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico). Doctoral research focuses on enconchados, mother-of-pearl inlaid paintings.
2007-08 Lauren Kilroy, Ph.D. candidate (UCLA). Doctoral research focuses on the sacred heart in Spanish colonial art.
2006-07 Paula Winn, Ph.D. candidate (Virginia Commonwealth University). Doctoral research focuses on Ecuadorian stone mortars from the Valdivia and Chorrera cultures.