Long-time SCI-Arc faculty member
Coy Howard is one of the recipients of the 2011-2012 Rome Prize fellowship awards from the American Academy in Rome. Howard was elected the William A. Bernoudy Architect in Residence and is scheduled to spend 3 months in Rome this upcoming fall.
The American Academy in Rome, which celebrates its centennial this year, is one of the oldest overseas centers for independent study and advanced research in the arts and humanities. Each year, through a national jury competition, the Academy offers up to 30 Rome Prize fellowships in architecture, design, historic preservation and conservation, landscape architecture, literature, musical composition, visual arts, and in humanistic approaches to ancient studies, medieval studies, Renaissance and modern Italian studies.
Howard is considered by students and faculty alike one of SCI-Arc's distinct, unparalleled voices that define the school. He has been teaching advanced design studio since 1980 at SCI-Arc, where he has also held the position of undergraduate program director. He is Principal of Coy Howard & Company.