Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award
The Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award is to be granted to those AIA members who, through their sustained and exceptional volunteer efforts, have furthered the work of the Institute and increased public awareness regarding its mission. Societies in particular are encouraged to nominate members who have provided exceptional service to the Institute. Trustees currently serving on the Governing Board are ineligible to receive this award. No more than two awards, in the form of a framed citation, will be presented each year at the Annual Meeting of the AIA.
Due Date for Nomination
Completed nominations, in the form of a letter detailing the candidate's service to the AIA, should be received by Institute Headquarters at the address below no later than September 4, 2013. The Executive Committee will select the recipient(s) of the award prior to the Fall meeting of the Governing Board.
Please send all nomination materials to:
The Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award Committee
Attn: Awards Department
Archaeological Institute of America
656 Beacon Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02215-2006
FAX: (617) 353-6550
2013 Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award: Claire Lyons
Claire Lyons earned an A.B. in Classics at Bowdoin College and a Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology at Bryn Mawr College in 1983. Following her tenure as Curator of the History of Archaeology and Ancient Art at the Getty Research Institute, in 2008 she joined the Antiquities Department at the Getty Villa as Curator, and was appointed Acting Senior Curator in 2011. At the Villa, Claire organized exhibitions on Grecian Taste and Roman Spirit: The Society of Dilettanti (2008), The Chimaera of Arezzo (2009), and The Aztec Pantheon and the Art of Empire (2010). Currently she is preparing an exhibition on Sicily in the Classical and Hellenistic periods. A specialist in the archaeology of pre-Roman Italy, she has excavated at Murlo, Corinth, Metaponto, and Morgantina. Claire is a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, and has held fellowships at Brown University, Oxford University, and the Liguria Study Center for the Arts and the Humanities. She is an editorial board member of the International Journal of Cultural Property, Journal of the History of Collections, and the American Journal of Archaeology. Claire Lyons is the author of Morgantina: The Archaic Cemeteries (1996), and co-edited The Archaeology of Colonialism (2002), Antiquity & Photography: Early Views of Ancient Mediterranean Sites (2005), and Sicily: Art and Invention between Greece and Rome (2013).
Past Winners of the Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award
|2009||Michael and Neathery Fuller|
|2008||Jeffrey A. Lamia|
|2002||Frank J. Wezniak|
|2001||Ira Haupt, II|
|1999||James R. Wiseman|
|1997||Raymond L. Den Adel|
|1996||Leonard V. Quigley|
|1992||Judith Feinberg Brilliant|
|1991||Charles S. La Follette|
|1990||Lloyd E. Cotsen|
James H. Ottaway, Jr.
Leon Pomerance (awarded posthumously)
*The name was changed from the Distinguished Service Award to the Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award at the December 1997 Annual Meeting of the AIA.