• At the autumn 2017 meeting of the Centre’s Advisory Council the following Grants were awarded:

Curatorial Research Grants

  • Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, to help support a research curator to work on the project Collecting the Art of the Book in the Industrial North West
  • Four Corners, to help support a research curator to work on the project A radical vision: community film and photography in 1970-80s London
  • Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, to help support a research curator to work on the project Primitivism and the Picturesque: British artists in Ireland during the Great Hunger (1840-1860)
  • Manchester Art Gallery, to help support a research curator to work on the project Speech Acts
  • 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 Holburne Museum, to help support a research towards an exhibition on Thomas Lawrence’s early career
  • York Art Gallery, York Museums Trust to help support a research curator to work on the project Turner, Ruskin and the Storm Cloud of the Modern World

Digital Project Grants

  • British Library, towards research and essay commissions for the Voices of Art website derived from the Artists’ Lives oral history project
  • University of York, towards the Art World in Britain 2.0 project to expand and reconfigure The art world in Britain 1600 to 1735 website

Educational Programme Grants

  • Downing College, to support the Elizabeth Frink symposium
  • Leed Beckett University to support the Untold Stories of the Country House conference
  • University of Birmingham to support the two-day conference Art on the Move: Mobility in the Long Nineteenth Century
  • University of Edinburgh to support the conference Building the Scottish Diaspora: Scots and the Colonial Built Environment c.1700-1920
  • University of Nottingham to support the two-day conference Nottingham Castle Museum
  • University of the Arts to support the Gluck: Art and Identity symposium
  • University of York to support the conference Nature’s Incision: Collage and Nature
  • Victoria and Albert Museum to support the Ocean Liners conference

Publication Grants

  • Alexandra Kokoli, author costs towards publishing Tracy Emin: Art into Life
  • Amsterdam University Press, publisher costs towards Godefridus Schalcken: A Dutch Painter in Late Seventeenth-Century London
  • Anthony Hamber and Oak Knoll Press, author and publisher costs towards Photography and the 1851 Great Exhibition
  • Arthur MacGregor, author costs towards Company Curiosities: Nature, Culture, and the East India Company 1600-1874
  • Compton Verney House Trust, publisher costs towards Whistler and Nature
  • David Rundle, author costs towards The Renaissance Reform of the Book and Britain: the English Quattrocento
  • Gregory Salter, author costs towards Art and Masculinity in Post-War Britain: Reconstructing Home
  • Hamburger Kunsthalle, publisher costs towards Thomas Gainsborough: The Modern Landscape
  • Hannah Field and University of Minnesota, author and publisher costs towards Novelty Value: Moveable Picture Books and the Child Reader in Victorian Britain
  • Joanna Barnes, author costs towards An Arsenal of Essays: A Gedenkschrift to Benedict Read (working title)
  • Julia Sienkewicz and University of Delaware Press, author and publisher costs towards Epic Landscapes: Benjamin Henry Latrobe and the Art of Watercolour
  • Laura Slater, author costs towards Art and Political Thought in Medieval England, c. 1150-1350
  • Matthew Reeve, author costs towards Gothic Architecture, Sexuality and Aesthetics in the Circle of Horace Walpole
  • National Portrait Gallery, publisher costs towards Gainsborough’s Family Album
  • Pandora Syperek, author costs towards the article Crystal Virtues: Ruskin and Gender in the Natural History Museum
  • Paul Holberton Publishing, publisher costs towards Henry Lamb
  • Polly Gould, author costs towards Art through Antarctica: Atmosphere, Anthropology and Architecture in the life of Edward Wilson
  • Public Monuments and Sculpture Association, publisher costs towards Public Sculpture of Edinburgh, volume 2, ‘The New Town, Leith and Outer Suburbs’
  • Robert Mills and Boydell & Brewer, author and publisher costs towards Derek Jarman’s Medieval Modern
  • Robert Wilkes, author costs towards the article Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s Watercolours of the 1860s
  • Sarah Grant, author costs towards Female Portraiture and Patronage in Marie Antoinette’s Court: The Princess de Lamballe
  • Silvia Davoli and The Strawberry Hill Trust, author and publisher costs towards Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill, Masterpieces from Horace Walpole’s Collection
  • Sonja Drimmer and University of Pennsylvania Press, author and publisher costs towards The Art of Allusion: Illuminators and the Making of Middle English Literature, 1403-1476
  • Susanna Avery-Quash and Birkbeck, University of London, author and publisher costs towards Leonardo in Britain
  • The Hepworth Wakefield, publisher costs towards Lee Miller and Surrealism in Britain
  • Tim Ayers and Boydell & Brewer, author and publisher costs towards The Building Accounts for St Stephen’s Chapel, Westminster, 1292-1396
  • Twentieth Century Society, publisher costs towards Alison and Peter Smithson
  • Van Abbemuseum, publisher costs towards The Place is Here: A Montage of Black Art in 1980s Britain
  • Yale University Press, publisher costs towards The Buildings of Ireland: Central Leinster
  • Yale University Press, publisher costs towards The Buildings of Ireland: Cork

Paul Mellon Centre Research Support Grants

  • Aaron White, for research on English Architecture in the Age of Colonisation, 1585-1642
  • Achim Timmerman, for research on The Gothic Fulcrum: The English Market Cross and its Audiences
  • Alison Wright, for research on British Sporting and Animal Art, 1760-1840: A Critical History of its Production, Reception, Collection and Display
  • Amanda Luyster, for research on English Visions of the East: Henry III, the Crusades, and the Cosmopolitan Cultures of Display in Thirteenth-century England
  • Gemma Sharpe, for research on Pakistani Printmaking in Britain from Chughtai to the Neo-Miniature Movement
  • Georgia Haseldine, for research on Portraits of Ireland’s reform movement, 1779-1800
  • Lobke Geurs, for research on A Taste of Hope and Dalton: Changing Perceptions of Egypt and the Near East in the Eighteenth Century 1749-1797
  • Margaret J. Schmitz, for research on Abstracting New York in Wyndham Lewis’s “Vorticist Universe”
  • Paul Willis, for research on To look more like a man of some business and consequence, no dangler nor idler – Sir Joshua Reynolds’ Grand Tour Sketchbooks
  • Samuel Grinsell, for research on British Imperial Architecture in the Nile valley
  • Sophie Hatchwell, for research on Modernism and the East Midlands: public galleries and the acquisition of modern art 1920-1940
  • Veronica Bremer, for research on The Simpson Department Store: A Platform for Modernist Artistic Production and Exchange

Andrew Wyld Research Support Grants

  • Vincent Pham for research on Chesterfield House Portraits: Display, Reception, Reconstruction
  • Zalina Teremazova, for research on Multicolour Prints by Grabriel Skorodumov (1754-1792) in the Collections of British Museum