• At the autumn 2014 meeting of the Centre’s Advisory Council the following Grants were awarded:

Curatorial Research Grants

  • Compton Verney, to help support a research curator for 8 months to work on the project Hart Silversmiths: A Legacy.
  • The Foundling Museum, to help support a research curator for 1 year to work on the project The Fallen Woman.
  • Gainsborough's House, to help support a research curator for 1 year to work on the project Cataloguing and researching the collection of Gainsborough's House.
  • Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, to help support a research curator for 1 year to work on the project Painted Hall Conservation: Understanding Sir James Thornhill's Masterpiece.
  • National Museums Liverpool, to help support a research curator for 1 year to work on the project Online Dictionary of the Liverpool Autumn Exhibitions and Spring Exhibitions (1871-1938).
  • The National Trust, to help support a research curator for 3 years to work on the project National Trust Furniture Research, Publication and Online Catalogue Project.
  • Nottingham City Museums and Galleries, to help support a research curator for 1 year to work on the project The Ballantyne Collection of 20th-Century British Studio Ceramics.
  • Turner Contemporary, to help support a research curator for 1 year to work on the project The Waste Land.
  • University College London, to help support a research curator for 1 year to work on the project Cultural Legacies of British Slave-Ownership

Publication Grants (Author)

  • Mirjam Brusius, towards the cost of publishing The Absence of Photography: William Henry Fox Talbot, Photography and the Antique.
  • Sacha Craddock, towards the cost of publishing The Contemporary Art Society: A Biography.
  • James Delbourgo, towards the cost of publishing The Man who Collected the World: Sir Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum.
  • John Hannavy, towards the cost of publishing The Victorian Photographs of Dr Thomas Keith and John Forbes White.
  • Karen Hearn, towards the cost of publishing Cornelius Johnson.
  • Owen Hopkins, towards the cost of publishing From the Shadows: The Architecture and Afterlife of Nicholas Hawksmoor.
  • Samuel Shaw, towards the cost of publishing From Bradford to Benares: The Art of William Rothenstein.
  • Mark Swenarton, towards the cost of publishing Cook's Camden: The housing programme of the London Borough of Camden under Sydney Cook 1965-73.
  • Nick Thurston, towards the cost of publishing Somebody's Got To Do It: Selected Writings by Pavel Büchler since 1986.
  • Beth Williamson, towards the cost of publishing Between Art Practice and Psychoanalysis mid-20th Century: Anton Ehrenzweig in Context.
  • George Younge, towards the cost of publishing Old English Sources of the Theological Windows at Canterbury Cathedral (1174 - c.1200).

Publication Grants (Publisher)

  • Afterall, towards the cost of publishing Designing Exhibitions, Exhibiting Participation: ‘an Exhibit’ 1957.
  • Boydell and Brewer Ltd, towards the cost of publishingThe Art of the Church Screen in Medieval Europe (Making, Meaning, Preservation).
  • Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi, towards the cost of publishing The Stained Glass of Herkenrode Abbey in England.
  • Dulwich Picture Gallery, towards the cost of publishingWinifred Knights 1899-1947.
  • Heraldry Society, towards the cost of publishingThe Display of Heraldry: The Heraldic Imagination in Arts and Culture, 1500 to the Present Day.
  • Lund Humphries Publishers, towards the cost of publishingEdward Ardizzone.
  • National Museums Scotland Enterprises Ltd, towards the cost of publishingScottish Photography: the First Thirty Years.
  • Pallant House Gallery, towards the cost of publishingLeon Underwood: Pioneer Modernist.
  • Paul Holberton Publishing, towards the cost of publishingCornelius Johnson.
  • Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, towards the cost of publishing The Smithfield Decretals (BL, Royal MS 10 E IV): Tales from the Margins of a Fourteenth-Century Law Book.
  • Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, towards the cost of publishing Slade Painters in Dorset: The Edwardians.
  • Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, towards the cost of publishing Scottish Glass 1750-2006.
  • The Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds, towards the cost of publishing George Morland towards the cost of publishing Art, Traffic and Society in late Eighteenth-century England.
  • UCL Press, towards the cost of publishingProject 75.
  • University of Greenwich Galleries, towards the cost of publishing Stockwell Depot (1967-1982) and The London Artists' Studio Movement.
  • Walpole Society, towards the cost of publishing The British in Spain.
  • Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, towards the cost of publishing From Renaissance to Regent Street: The Della Robbia Pottery and the Influence of the Cultural Tourist.

Research Support Grants

  • Juliet Davis, for research on Dispersal: A Landscape on the Edge
  • Natasha Eaton, for research on The Conditional Image: Art, indenture and empire in the Indian Ocean, c.1780-c.1947.
  • James Finch, for research on David Sylvester: Art Writings.
  • Clare Griffiths, for research on Clare Leighton (1898-1949): a life engraved.
  • Sharon Irish,for research on Stephen Willats, 1970-2012: Coded Landscapes, Cybernetic Towers, and Urban Journeys.
  • Sandro Jung, for research on Thomas Stothard, 18th-Century Book Illustration, and His Designs for James Harrison, Thomas Cadell, and William Davies.
  • Sherry Lindquist, for research on Nude Trinities and Other Anomalies in Books of Hours made for the Butler Family of London.
  • Claudia Marx, for research on The Restoration of Major Medieval Churches in Victorian England and Wales.
  • Nathan O'Donnell, for research on BLAST and the ‘Springs of Creation’: An investigation of Vorticism, Irish art and the connections between Wyndham Lewis & Eileen Gray.
  • Judy Raymond, for research on The Colour of Shadows: Richard Bridgens and his Images of Slavery in Trinidad.
  • Maria Stavrinaki, for research on Prehistoric Modern. The different uses of prehistory by 'Force One' and the Independent Group.
  • Mengting Yu, for research on Women Artists, the Avant Garde and London: 1901-1914.

Educational Programme Grants

  • Art Institute of Chicago: towards a two-day symposium Ireland: Art on a World Stage, 1690-1840, 20-21 March 2015.
  • Birkbeck College and Tate: towards a two-day symposium Artist and Empire: New Perspectives, 1780-now, 27-28 Nov 2015.
  • Bristol Museum and Art Gallery:towards a seminar How to interpret Art and the British Empire for 21st-Century Audiences: Roderick MacKenzie’s Delhi Durbar of 1903 in Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, mid-February 2015.
  • Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies, University of York: towards a three-day international conference Disseminating Dress: Britain and the World, 28-30 May 2015.
  • Victoria and Albert Museum: towards a two-day symposium A Collector of Secrets: Sir Balthazar Gerbier (1592-1663) in cultural diplomacy and the arts, 4-5 June 2015.

Andrew Wyld Research Support Grants 

  • Ben Pollitt, for research on The Drawings and Watercolours of Kamchatka by John Webber.
  • Marrikka Trotter, for research on Creative Landscapes: Geology and Architecture in Robert Adam’s Late Watercolours. 

Barns-Graham Research Support Grant 

  • Beth Williamson, for research on America in the Borders: William Johnstone’s Landscape Painting.