Foster and Ostendarp Awarded Tenure

News
August 1, 2015

In May, the Cornell University Board of Trustees affirmed the promotion to associate professor with tenure for Jeremy Foster, architecture; and Carl Ostendarp, art.

Foster, whose research revolves around the multiple intersections between landscape, culture, and urbanism, taught in the Department of Landscape Architecture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for five years before becoming an assistant professor at AAP in 2011. His writings have appeared in Women, Modernity, & Landscape Architecture; the Journal of Landscape Architecture; the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians; and Gender, Place & Culture. He previously taught at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Virginia, and Virginia Tech.

Since joining the faculty of the Department of Art in 2000, Ostendarp has maintained a painting practice that centers on the continuing development of pictorial abstraction. Recent exhibitions include: Blanks at Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York City; Everything Falls Faster than an Anvil at Pace Gallery, London; and Pop Abstraction at Garth Greenan Gallery and Fredericks & Freiser, New York City. His work is represented by the Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York City; Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne, Germany; and Carroll and Sons, Boston. Ostendarp is the director of graduate studies for the department, and was awarded the Melinda G. Watts '03 Prize for Undergraduate Faculty Excellence for 2015.