• 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