About the Author
Annette Stott, chief curatorial advisor for the Dutch Utopia project, is a professor of art history and the director of the School of Art and Art History at the University of Denver, Colorado. She is the author of Pioneer Cemeteries: Sculpture Gardens of the Old West and Holland Mania: The Unknown Dutch Period in American Art and Culture, on which the exhibition Dutch Utopia: American Artists in Holland, 1880-1914 is based. She has written extensively about the connections between Dutch and American art of the nineteenth century, and she coedited Going Dutch: The Dutch Presence in America, 1609-2009. Holly Koons McCullough, organizing curator of Dutch Utopia, is the chief curator of fine arts and exhibitions at the Telfair Museum of Art in Savannah, Georgia. She specializes in nineteenth- and earlytwentieth-century American art. She spearheaded the publication of the Telfair’s first catalog of the collection and has published articles and exhibition catalogs on artists ranging from Frederick Carl Frieseke to Savannah’s Christopher A. D. Murphy.