- At the Spring 2008 meeting of the Centre’s Advisory Council the following Fellowships and Grants were awarded:
Mark Crinson, to prepare his book Stirling and Gowan – Post-Industrial Architecture.
William Vaughan, to prepare his book ‘Mysterious Wisdom’ – The art and career of Samuel Palmer.
William Eisler, to complete research for an essay ‘The medals of Martin Folkes: art, Newtonian science and Masonic sociability in the age of the Grand Tour’ and for his book The Medal in the world of the Enlightenment.
Altino Rocha, to prepare his book War, Science and Architecture. From Crystallography to Architecture Computing.
Rebecca Scragg to prepare three articles from her thesis Consuming Contemporary Art: London 1914-23.
Hester Westley to prepare her book Traditions and Transitions: St Martin’s Sculpture Department, 1960-1969.
Mimi Yiu to prepare her book Building Platforms: Staging the Architecture of Early Modern Subjectivity.
Laurel Flinn, The Johns Hopkins University, to conduct research in the United Kingdom for her doctoral thesis Elegant Buildings and Pestilential Alleys: Regulation and Resistance in the Transformation of London’s West End, 1750-1830.
Caroline Fuchs, Humbolt University, Berlin, to conduct research in the United Kingdom for her doctoral thesis Colour Value – The Autochrome in Great Britain.
Matthew Woodworth, Duke University, to conduct research in the United Kingdom for his doctoral thesis The Thirteenth-Century Choir and Transepts of Beverley Minster.
Educational Programme Grants
Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum: grant towards a series of talks linked to the exhibition Surrealism Returns.
Roehampton University: grant towards a conference The ‘Pictorial Turn’ in History.
Serpentine Trust: grant towards a conference at Birkbeck College, University of London titled Against the Grain: Learning from Derek Jarman’s Cinema.
University of Westminster: grant towards a study day Capital Views: Aerial Vision and the Changing Image of London.
Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester: grant towards a Walter Crane study day Envisioning Utopia: The Urban and the Pastoral in British Art and Socialist Politics, 1870-1900.
Research Support Grants
Alison Brisby, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘The painted works of George Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle’.
Samantha Burton, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Home and away: tourism and identity in the work of Elizabeth Armstrong Forbes, Harriet Ford, Mary Alexandra Bell Eastlake and Helen McNicholl’.
Georgina Cole, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Paintings of Joseph Highmore and Thomas Gainsborough’.
Viccy Coltman, for research in Madrid on ‘Marble Mania: The art history and historiography of sculpture in Britain since 1760’.
Andrea De Meo, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Features and functions of court catholic chapels between 16th and 17th century’.
Susanna Falabella, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Thomas Martyn (1735-1825).
Elizabeth Lebas, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Forgotten Futures: British Municipal Cinema, 1920-78’.
Helen McCormack, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Dr William Hunter and the British School of Artists’.
Paola Modesti, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Architectural Exempla between Venice and England in the Eighteenth Century: Travels, Drawings, and Books’.
Edward Nygren, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘The letters of James Ward, RA (1769-1859)’.
Patricia Reed, for research in South Africa for a ‘Catalogue Raisonné of the oil paintings of William Nicholson (1872-1949)’.
Abbie Sprague, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘The Birmingham School of Art: Arts and Crafts Painting in Birmingham’.
Glenn Sujo, for research in the United Kingdom and Europe on ‘Jankel Adler in Britain’.
Francois Tainturier, for research in Myanmar/Burma on ‘Rangoon and Mandalay in mid 19th Century’s Burma’.
Carolyn Yerkes, for research in the United Kingdom on ‘Sir Thomas Browne and seventeenth-century diagrams’.