Goldberg Named Knight for Contributions to the Arts
RoseLee Goldberg, an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Art and Art Professions since 1987, has been named a chevalier, or knight, of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French minister of culture for her contributions to the arts in France.
Goldberg is the founding director and curator of PERFORMA, a non- profit organization dedicated to the research, development, and presentation of performance by visual artists from around the world. NOT FOR SALE, a PERFORMA series of panel discussions that explores the relationship between performance and the visual arts, has been sponsored by the Department of Art and Art Professions since the spring of 2004. For more about PERFORMA, go to http://performa-arts.org/about.The Order of Arts and Letters was established in l957 to recognize eminent artists and writers, and people who have contributed significantly to furthering the arts in France and throughout the world. American recipients of the medal of the Order of Arts and Letters include Paul Auster, Ornette Coleman, Marilyn Horne, Richard Meier, Robert Paxton, I.M. Pei, Robert Redford, and Meryl Streep.