SILVER MEDAL EXHIBITION
A distinguished scholar and art critic, Timothy J. Van Laar is also a mixed-media artist working in painting, collage, installation, drawing and more. He's shown work both nationally and internationally and is a part of many private and public collections, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, J.P. Morgan, Herman Miller and Columbus State University.
Van Laar is the Chair of the Fine Arts department at the College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI. His work has been shown in nearly 200 solo and group exhibitions across the United States, Europe and China. He has also co-authored three books that are used in art and design programs. The most recent, Artworld Prestige: Arguing Cultural Value, was published by Oxford University Press in January 2013. He has received numerous awards, grants and honors, including the Pew Charitable Trusts Scholars Grant, Fulbright Fellowship, Yaddo Residency and Arts America Grant.