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Prof. McCray Selected for Smithsonian Fellowship

Prof. Patrick McCray is the newest recipient of the Smithsonian Institution’s Arthur Molella Distinguished Fellowship. The position is offered for 2018-2019 by the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. The fellowship was awarded to McCray for his project “Artists as Inventors, Inventors as Artists” which aims to broaden our understanding of who does inventing and who acts as an innovator. McCray will also use the fellowship time to finish a book manuscript for The MIT Press called Art Re-Wired which examines collaborations between artists and engineers since the 1960s.