Professor Emmanuel Ortega

Grants & Awards

Thoma Foundation Gift Creates Art of the Spanish Americas Appointment at UIC

October 21, 2020
Art of the Spanish Americas

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation has made a generous gift to the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts (CADA). This gift will create a new appointment in the field of Art of the Spanish Americas at CADA’s School of Art and Art History and distinguishes UIC as the only PhD-granting department of art history in Chicago with a specialist in this area. Building on years of successful collaboration with the Foundation, Professor Emmanuel Ortega has been named as CADA’s first Marilynn Thoma Scholar. Read full press release announcing the appointment here (available in English and Spanish).  

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