• At the Autumn 2016 meeting of the Centre’s Advisory Council the following Grants were awarded:

Curatorial Research Grants

Impressions Gallery of Photography, to help support a research curator to work on the project No Man's Land: Women's Photography and the First World War

Wolfson College, to help support a research curator to work on the project Envisioning South Asia: Men, Machines and Materials

The Charterhouse, to help support a research curator to work on the project The Charterhouse Painting Research Project

Teesside University, to help support a research curator to work on the project The New Boosbeck Industries: From Heartbreak Hill to High Street (Year 2)

Museums Sheffield, to help support a research curator to work on the project “The kitchen sink too”: British Art 1945-1975 from Sheffield’s Collection

The Fitzwiliam Museum, University of Cambridge, to help support a research curator to work on the project Illuminated Britain: Manuscripts from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales in Cambridge

John Rylands Research Institute/Special Collections University of Manchester Library, to help support a research curator to work on the project 'Out of the Ether': Online catalogue of the Victorian British Photography Collection 1844-1900 in the Special Collections of the University of Manchester Library

The Foundling Museum, to help support a research curator to work on the project The Angel of Mercy (provisional title)

Digital Project Grants

Art UK (legal name: Public Catalogue Foundation), for work on the project Digital Content and Research Assistant to add works on paper to Art UK

University of Nottingham, for work on the project Lincoln Cathedral Interactive Digital Archive

Cambridge University, for work on the project Digital Pilgrim 2

Carnegie Museum of Art (under Carnegie Institute), for work on the project Northbrook Project

University of Chester, for work on the project The Reception of English Saints’ Shrines as Tangible Art: a Digital Barometer

Publication Grants (Author)

Alicia Foster, towards the cost of publishing Jessica Dismorr and her Contemporaries

Anna S. Frasca-Rath, towards the cost of publishing John Gibson. Die Canova Rezeption in Großbritannien (John Gibson. The reception of Canova in Great Britain)

Anuradha Chatterjee, towards the cost of publishing Surfacing the Fabric of Architecture: John Ruskin's Adorned "Wall Veil"

Caroline Fuchs, towards the cost of publishing "Retinabilder. Ästhetik, Diskussionen und Gebrauch der Autochromfotografie in Großbritannien."
English translation of the title: "Retinal Images: Aesthetics, Discussions and Use of Autochrome Photography in Britain"

Caroline Elam, towards the cost of publishing Roger Fry and Italian Art

Celeste-Marie Bernier, towards the cost of publishing Inside the Invisible: Slavery and Memory in the Works of Lubaina Himid (1985-2015)

David Taylor, towards the cost of publishing Plotting Politics: Caricature, Parody, and Literary History

Dr Spike Bucklow, towards the cost of publishing The Anatomy of Riches - Sir Robert Paston's Treasures

Jacqueline Riding, towards the cost of publishing The Angel of Mercy (working title)

Jasmine Allen, towards the cost of publishing Stained Glass and the International Exhibitions, 1851-1900

Jo Applin, towards the cost of publishing London Art Worlds: Mobile, Contingent, and Ephemeral Networks 1960-1960

JoAnne Mancini, towards the cost of publishing Art and war in the Pacific world

Kester Rattenbury, towards the cost of publishing The Wessex Project: Thomas Hardy, Architect,

Matthew Walker, towards the cost of publishing Architects, Builders and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England

Michel Remy, towards the cost of publishing Eileen Agar, Dreaming onself awake

Victoria Jackson, towards the cost of publishing Speaking Plates: Text, Performance, and Banqueting Trenchers in Early Modern Britain

Publication Grants (Publisher)

Leeds Art Fund, towards the cost of publishing Wallpapers at Temple Newsam House, a catalogue of the collection

Liverpool University Press, towards the cost of publishing Inside the Invisible: Slavery and Memory in the Works of Lubaina Himid (1985-2015)

The Holborne Museum, towards the cost of publishing Gainsborough and the Theatre

Petworth House (National Trust), towards the cost of publishing William Blake in Sussex

Mount Stuart Trust, towards the cost of publishing Collecting Power: The Art Collection of John Stuart, Third Earl of Bute (1713-1791) [provisional]

UCL Press, towards the cost of publishing Recovering Fonthill

Eric and Salome Estorick Foundation, towards the cost of publishing War in the Sunshine: The British In Italy in 1917-18 Through the Eyes of Official War Artists Sydney Carline (1888-1929), Ernest Brooks (1878-1941?) and William Joseph Brunell (1878-?)

The Pennsylvania State University, towards the cost of publishing London Art Worlds: Mobile, Contingent, and Ephemeral Networks, 1960-1980

RIBA Publishing, towards the cost of publishing 66 Portland Place: Architecture, Identity and the Royal Institute of British Architects

Lund Humphries, towards the cost of publishing Enid Marx monograph

National Portrait Gallery of Australia, towards the cost of publishing Dempsey's people: British street portraits 1824-44

Nottingham City Museums and Galleries, Nottingham City Council, towards the cost of publishing Working Title: 'The Ballantyne Collection of 20th century British Studio Ceramics

Paul Holberton Publishing, towards the cost of publishing Roger Fry

Paul Holberton Publishing, towards the cost of publishing British Art: Ancient Landscapes

Paul Holberton Publishing, towards the cost of publishing Creating the Countryside: The Rural Idyll Now and Then

Public Monuments and Sculpture Association, towards the cost of publishing, The Public Sculpture of Edinburgh

Whitechapel Gallery, towards the cost of publishing Eduardo Paolozzi - Image-Breaking Image-Making

Lund Humphries, towards the cost of publishing Cook's Camden: Creating a New Model for Urban Housing

Reaktion Books, towards the cost of publishing Eileen Agar: Dreaming Oneself Awake

Educational Programme Grants 

Department of History of Art, University of York, towards the costs of a one-day workshop Display Histories: Houses, Galleries, Museums

British Film Institute, towards the costs of a lecture series Researching, Curating and Creating: Engaging with British Artists’ Film at the BFI Reuben Library

University of St Andrews, towards the costs of a two-day conference In and Out of American Art: Between Provincialism and Transnationalism, 1940–1980

Tate Britain, towards the costs of a two-day conference ‘From Then to Now’: Contemporary Artistic Perspectives on Making Queer Visible

Oxford Brookes University, towards the costs of a two-day conference Architecture, Citizenship, Space: British Architecture from the 1920s to the 1970s

The Courtauld Institute of Art, towards the costs of a two-day conference Towards an Art History of the English Parish Church, 1200-1399

University College London, toward the costs of a one-day conference To Draw the Line: Partitions, dissonance, art – a case for South Asia

Birkbeck, University of London, towards the cost of a one-day conference ‘Knowing “as much of art as the cat”?: Nineteenth-Century Women Writers on the Old Masters’

Paul Mellon Centre Research Support Grants

Alice Ottazzi, for research on Shaping international reputations. Reconstructing the activity of British artists in 18th-century Paris, an aspect of the reception of the English school in France

Alicia Foster, for research on Jessica Dismorr and her Contemporaries

Alison FitzGerald, for research on Copy Casts: James Tassie and Henry Quin - the intersection of enlightenment worlds

Ashley Mason, for research on A Coincidental Plot: Through the 'Charged Void'

Ben Pollitt, for research on John Webber in Hawaii

Emre Gonlugur, for research on Unheimlich in Foreign Land? Sir Henry Bulwer’s Gothic Mansion in Constantinople

Ezra Shales, for research on Reevaluating David Pye

Helen Draper, for research on 1677: Picture a Year

Julian North, for research on Portraits of Dickens: Portraiture and Public Intimacy in Victorian Britain (1830-1880)

Margaret Iacono, for research on Acquisitions and Alliances: The Life and Times of Charles Stewart Carstairs (1865-1928)

Marie Bourke, for research on Research for an exhibition devoted to Sir Frederic William Burton (1816-1900) That is taking place at the National Gallery of Ireland, October 2017 – January 2018,

Melissa Buronfor research on 'James Tissot (1836–1902) and the Visual Language of Spiritualism in late Nineteenth-Century British Art' and a forthcoming exhibition on James Tissot at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Mengting Yu, for research on ‘A Talented and Decorative Group’: The Slade Women and London’s Avant-Garde 1910-1914

Miranda Elston, for research on Spatial Interaction: Architectural Representations as Interface​ in Early Tudor England (1509-1547)

Perrin Lathrop, for research on A Sublime Art: Akinola Lasekan and Colonial Modernism in Nigeria,

Richard Butler, for research on Public architecture in Ireland, c. 1750-1850: designs for provincial courthouses and prisons

Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez, for research on New Definitions on Fourteenth-century Gatehouses,

Siddhartha Shah, for research on Victoria's Picturesque Natives: Ornamental Indians at Osborne House, as Servants and Subjects

Timothy Hyde, for research on Dread of Beauty: Architecture, Judgment, and Ugliness

Virginia Brilliant, for research on The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art: Catalogue of British Paintings

Andrew Wyld Research Support Grants

Alicia Hughes, for research on Drawing Dissections: Jan van Rymsdyk and Anatomical Illustration in the 18th Century

Lindsay Wells, for research on A New Floriography: The Flower Book Watercolors of Edward Burne-Jones