• At the autumn 2015 meeting of the Centre‚Äôs Advisory Council the following Grants were awarded:

Curatorial Research Grants

  • Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), to help support a research curator to work on the project ICA Exhibition Histories
  • Southbank Centre, Hayward Gallery, to help support a research curator to work on the project Artistic History of the Hayward Gallery
  • Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, to help support a research curator to work on the project Painted Hall Conservation: Understanding Sir James Thornhill's Masterpiece
  • National Museums Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, to help support a research curator to work on the project Online Dictionary of the Liverpool Autumn Exhibitions and Spring Exhibitions (1871-1938)
  • National Horseracing Museum, to help support a research curator to work on the project British Sporting Art
  • Turner Contemporary, to help support a research curator to work on the project The Waste Land
  • The Munnings Art Museum, to help support a research curator to work on the project Munning’s Equine Oeuvre
  • Middlesbrough Institute of Art (mima), to help support a research curator to work on the project The New Boosbeck Industries: from Heartbreak Hill to High Street
  • Gainsborough's House, to help support a research curator to work on the project Cataloguing and researching the collection of Gainsborough's House

Digital Project Grants

  • Amy Jeffs, for work on the Digital Pilgrim Project (The British Museum’s collection of medieval pilgrims’ badges)
  • Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, for work on the project Depicting Derbyshire (Searchable catalogue of topographical views of Derbyshire)
  • Afterall, Central Saint Martins College, University of the Arts London, for work on the project The Other Story: British Art/Exhibition Histories Online
  • Philip Cottrell/University College Dublin, for work on the project The George Scharf Manchester Art Treasures Sketchbooks 1856/7 (Online digital resource)
  • National Portrait Gallery, for work on the project Tudor and Jacobean Portraits (Online catalogue)
  • Courtauld Institute of Art, for work on the project Visualising British Art (Visualisation and advanced browsing of digital image catalogue)

Publication Grants (Author)

  • Anne Helmreich, towards the cost of publishing Nature's truth: photography, painting, and science in Victorian Britain
  • Arnika Schmidt, towards the cost of publishing Nino Costa, 1826-1903: Transnational Exchange in European Landscape Painting
  • Ayla Lepine, towards the cost of publishing Medieval metropolis: the middle ages and modern architecture
  • Catherine Roach, towards the cost of publishing Pictures-within-pictures in nineteenth-century Britain
  • Catriona Murray, towards the cost of publishing Imaging Stuart family politics: dynastic crisis and continuity
  • Christine Manley, towards the cost of publishing Twentieth century architects: Frederick Gibberd
  • Clare Backhouse, towards the cost of publishing Fashion and Popular Print in Early Modern England: Depicting Dress in Broadside Ballads
  • Alex Bremner, towards the cost of publishing Architecture and urbanism in the British Empire
  • Jane Kamensky, towards the cost of publishing Copley: a life in colour
  • Martin Heale, towards the cost of publishing The abbots and priors of late Medieval and Reformation England
  • Michael Hunter, towards the cost of publishing The Image of Restoration Science: the frontispiece to Thomas Sprat's 'History of the Royal Society', 1667
  • Temi Odumosu, towards the cost of publishing Africans in English caricature, 1769-1819: black jokes, white humour

Publication Grants (Publisher)

  • British Museum, towards the cost of publishing Bejewelled: men and jewellery in Tudor and Jacobean England
  • Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum, towards the cost of publishing The Art of Deception: The Work of the Leamington Camouflage Group in the Second World War
  • Royal Academy Publications, towards the cost of publishing John Gibson RA (1780-1866): the British Canova
  • I B Tauris, towards the cost of publishing Tattoo: an art history
  • Liverpool University Press, towards the cost of publishing Public sculpture of Lancashire and Cumbria
  • Penn State University Press, towards the cost of publishing Nature's truth: photography, painting, and science in Victorian Britain
  • Yale University Press, towards the cost of publishing Buildings of Scotland guide to Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire
  • Bitter Lemon Press, towards the cost of publishing Stonypath days: letters between Ian Hamilton Finlay and Stephen Bann, January 1970 - January 1972
  • LUX, towards the cost of publishing Shoot shoot shoot: the first decade of the London Film-makers' Co-operative and British avant-garde film 1966-1976
  • Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi, towards the cost of publishing Windows and wills: glazing and fenestration bequests in Medieval England and Wales
  • Reaktion Books, towards the cost of publishing Lancelot Brown and the Capability men: landscape revolution in eighteenth-century England

Educational Programme Grants

  • National Gallery, London, towards the costs of a two-day international conference Negotiating Art: Dealers and Museums 1855-2015
  • Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, University of York, towards the costs of a one-day conference Domesticating the exotic/exoticising the domestic: transmitting and depicting products and animals in the global eighteenth century world
  • Coventry University, towards the costs of a one-day symposium ‘Visions of the North': Reinventing the Germanic 'North' in Nineteenth-Century British Art and Visual Culture
  • Downing College, University of Cambridge, towards the costs of a one-day symposium Generation Painting: Abstraction and British Art, 1955-65
  • Edwardian Culture Network, towards the costs of a one-day symposium Englishness and the Edwardian Landscape
  • Birkbeck College, University of London, towards the costs of a three-day international conference Leonardo in Britain: Collections and Reception
  • University of Melbourne, towards the costs of a three-day international conference Human Kind: Transforming Identity in British and Australian Portraits 1700-1914

Paul Mellon Centre Research Support Grants

  • Alison Clarke, for research on Authenticity and Attribution in the Agnew's and National Gallery Archives 1855-1932
  • Clarrie Wallis, for research on Rose Wylie
  • Deepthi Murali, for research on The Agentive Gift: Luxury Objects as Political Brokers and Cultural Mediators in Malabar-British Encounters, 1750-1850
  • Elizabeth Sarah Berkowitz, for research on Bloomsbury's Byzantium and the Writing of Modern Art
  • Emily Knight, for research on Casting Presence: the Laurence Hutton Collection of Life and Death Masks
  • Fiona Mann, for research on Edward Coley-Burne-Jones: Oil Painting Methods and Materials 1857-1898
  • Grant Lewis, for research on Heraldry and Decorative Painting in Renaissance Scotland
  • Jo Applin, for research on Alison Wilding
  • Kaara L. Peterson, for research on Pictures of Health: Portraying the Virgin Queen in sixteenth and seventeenth-century English Art, Literature, and Culture
  • Katherine Jackson, for research on Total Economy: The Artist Placement Group in 1970s Britain
  • Lucy Curzon, for research on Women Artists at War: Gender, Modernism, and National Identity, 1939-45
  • Margaret J. Schmitz, for research on ‘Magnificent Martian-like Monsters': The Futurist City of Alvin Langdon Coburn
  • Paula Murphy, for research on British- and Irish-American sculptors of Civil War monuments in New York
  • Rebecca Senior, for research on Allegorising Race: Sir Richard Westmacott's Monument to Lord William Bentinck (1839) and the Abolition of the Sati
  • Renate Dohmen, for research on British Art in the Colonies: The Case of the Bombay Art Society
  • Tiffany Charlotte Boyle, for research on AfroScots: Tracing the Presence of Black Artists in Scotland from the 1800s onwards

Barns-Graham Research Support Grant

  • Sophie Hatchwell, for research on Robert Colquhoun and Robert MacBryde: the Neo-Romantic Body and the Second World War (Funded by the Barns-Graham Charitable Trust)

Andrew Wyld Research Support Grants

  • Rees Arnott-Davies, for research on Virtual Museums: medicine, Old Masters, and Jan van Rymsdyk's Museum Britannicum (Funded by the Andrew Wyld Fund)