Ashley Dimmig is a PhD candidate in the History of Art Department at the University of Michigan, where she focuses on the art and architecture of Islamic cultures, under the direction of Professor Christiane Gruber. As the 2017–2019 Ittleson Fellow at CASVA, she is currently working on her dissertation, “Making Modernity in Fabric Architecture: Imperial Tents in the Late Ottoman Period”—a subject she has begun to explore in an article published in theInternational Journal of Islamic Architecturein 2014. Ashley holds two Master of Art degrees from Indiana University Bloomington and Koç University in Istanbul, as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in art history and Fiber studio art from the Kansas City Art Institute.
The Center for Curatorial Leadership to Convene its 2018 CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This July, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) will welcome fifteen art history doctoral students to New York City for the CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. This fifth iteration of the program will bring ... Read More >
Highlights from the Fifth Annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice This July, the Center for Curatorial Leadership (CCL) convened its fifth annual CCL/Mellon Foundation Seminar in Curatorial Practice. The program assembled 15 art history doctoral students from a dozen universities specializing in areas ranging from Roman glass portraits through to modern ... Read More >