GRANTS FOR ART HISTORY AWARDED

GRANTS FOR ART HISTORY AWARDED

We are pleased to announce recipients of our Grants for Art History.

The Grants for Art History scheme was launched in 2019 to further our mission to advance the study and practice of art history. We offer grants of up to £1,000 to support scholarly research, to develop professional practice and to further the teaching and learning of art history at all education levels. Grants are awarded by our Grants & Prizes Committee.

Applications for the next round of grants for art history are invited before 30 September 2022. Find out how to apply here.

Grants Awarded: Fifth round
We awarded 21 grants to the following recipients.

Image Grants

  • Arlene Leis, Women, Collecting and Cultures Beyond Europe
  • Daniel Fountain, Crafted With Pride: Queer Craft and Activism in Britain
  • Elisabetta Toreno, Netherlandish and Italian Female Portraiture in the Fifteenth Century: Gender, Identity and the Tradition of Power
  • Hannah Halliwell, Art, Medicine, and Femininity in Paris: Visualising the Morphine Addict, 1884-1914
  • Imogen Whiltshire, Thematic issue European Judaism: Migration, Memory and the Visual Arts: Second-Generation (Jewish) Artists
  • Peter Bokody, The Imagery and Politics of Sexual Violence in Early Renaissance Italy
  • Victoria Scott, Maoism and the French Posters of 1968: The Betrayal of Beauty slated to be published with Brill in 2023

Catalogues & Public Engagement Programs:

  • Lorna Dillon, The Politics of Textile Art
  • Rachel Warriner and Sarah Kelleher, OutArt, LGBTQ+ exhibition culture in Ireland

Travel Grants

  • Anna Reeve, Ancient designs, modern wares: Cypriot antiquities in the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery
  • Deniz Karakas , ‘Artful Nature and Encounters through Sound in Istanbul: The Legacy of the Fountain of Ahmed III’
  • Gabriella Daris, Yoko Ono’s Art of Orientation: Instructionalization and Counter-Institutionalization
  • Sara Ayres, “Curating Prints and Privacy under Enlightened Absolutism in Denmark”
  • Sarah Griffin, Time-Reordered: The changing shape of late medieval calendars

 

Conference Grants

  • Ambra D’Antone, ‘Surrealist Art Histories’ – Panel Discussion at the 2021 Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Surrealism (ISSS)
  • Frankie Dytor, Queering the Archive
  • Isobel Harbison, An Inventory of Traces (Part 2)
  • Kate Cowcher Scotland, Art and Africa Symposium
  • Katherine Reinhart and Matthijs Jonker, Images & Institutions: The Visual Culture of Early Modern Scientific Societies
  • Victoria Horne, Art Publishing, Periodicals and Printed Things

Other

  • Rebecca Gordon, Performative interviewing as a new methodology in the care of contemporary art

Grants Awarded: Fourth round
We awarded 28 grants to the following recipients.

Image Grants

  • Charlotte de Mille, Bergson in Britain 1890-1914: Modern Art and Philosophy
  • Gabriella Nugent, Colonial Legacies: Contemporary Lens-Based Art on, of and from the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Imogen Hart, Althea McNish: Designs without Borders
  • Isabelle Gapp, Water in the Wilderness: The Group of Seven and the Coastal Identity of Lake Superior
  • Kimberly Schreiber, Kodachrome Plantation: Bruce Jackson’s Color Prison Photography
  • Sara Ayres, The Counterfeit Consort: Transmasculine Divinities in Renaissance Royal Portraits

Catalogues & Public Engagement Programs:

  • Josephine Cook, “Film, Architecture, and the Archive”
  • Tiffany Boyle (Mother Tongue), ‘AfroScots: Revisiting the Work of Black Artists in Scotland through New Collecting’

Travel Grants

  • Beth Williamson, Art and Education: The Modernist Networks of William Johnstone
  • Eliza Goodpasture, Kindred Spirits: Friendship and Ambition Among Women Artists, 1870-1920
  • Elize Mazadiego, Decentralizing Conceptual Art’s Internationalism: Latin American  Artists in Western Europe, 1968-1979
  • Frances Varley, Identity and Regionalism in Britain and the United States from a Comparative Perspective, c. 1870-1914
  • Fuchsia Hart, From Stoke-on-Trent to Tehran: English Ceramics at the Court of Fath ʿAli Shah (R.1797-1834)
  • Hannah Yip, The Clergy and Artistic Recreation in Early Modern Britain
  • Haoyang Zhao, Collecting objects looted from the Yuanming Yuan in the mid-late 19th century British collections, the transformation of identities, receptions and outcomes – a case study of Huangchao Liqi Tushi
  • Helena Vilalta, Howardena Pindell: Punching and Counting
  • Jamie Danis, Connecting the Dots: Howardena Pindell’s Dot Paintings 1974–80
  • Kate Keohane, Re-Routing: Frank Bowling’s Zipper paintings
  • Miguel Angel Gaete “Globus Zeitschrift: racialist perspectives, and the view of South American people in Otto Grashof’s illustrations. A research trip to the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek.”
  • Nushelle de Silva, Protocols for the Peripatetic: Infrastructures of Exhibition Exchange in the Modern Museum
  • Paulina Caro Troncoso, Towards a Poetics of Revolution: Roberto Matta’s works from the 1960s and 1970s.
  • Wen Yao, Stella Snead as a World Traveller: Mobility and Representation in her Paintings, Photographs, Collages and Writings

Conference Grants

  • Jasleen Kandhari, Sikh Comics Art
  • Jose Segebre, What are We Waiting For? Toward a Critique of Temporality in Queer, Feminist and Decolonial Aesthetics
  • Martina Caruso, Threshold landscapes from the Mediterranean in contemporary lens-based media
  • Stacey Pierson Study day: The Oriental Ceramic Society: 100 Years of Collecting, Exhibitions and Scholarship

Other

  • Louise Mackuin, National Extension College A Level History of Art
  • Dr Caroline McCaffrey-Howarth (on behalf of Traveling Sisterhood of Art Historians), Travelling Sisterhood of Art Historians Podcast: Podcast Series Two (‘Bodies’) and Series Three (‘Childhood’)

Grants Awarded: Third round
We awarded 28 grants to the following recipients.

Image Grants

  • Charlotte Gould, British Art and the Environment: Changes, Challenges and Responses Since the Industrial Revolution
  • Christina S. Martinez, Art, Law and Order: The Legal Life of Artists in Eighteenth-century Britain
  • Sarah Griffin, The Shape of Time: Aligning the Medieval Present with the Biblical Past in the Diagrams of Opicinus de Canistris (1296–c. 1352)
  • Stephanie O’Rourke, Art, Science, and the Body in Early Romanticism: The Evidence of Experience at the End of Enlightenment
  • Ceren Ozpinar, The Art Historiography in Turkey (1970-2010): A Critical Analysis of Art Historical Narratives
  •  Elizabeth Block, Dressing Up: American Women and French Fashion
  • Lucy Whelan, Pierre Bonnard: Beyond Vision
  • Rosalind Polly Blakesley, Women Artists at the Court of Catherine the Great
  • Sarah James, Paper Revolutions: An Invisible Avant-Garde
  • Simon Shaw-Miller, Improvision: Orphic Art in the Age of Jazz

Catalogues & Public Engagement Programs:

  • Ben Uri Gallery, Becoming Gustav Metzger: The Early Years- 1945-1959
  • Tiffany Boyle, 7×7 – Curatorial Project & Exhibition

Travel Grants

  • Aisha Tahir, Upstairs Downstairs: Sir Charles Allom, Elsie de Wolfe and the interior design of One East Seventieth Street
  • Aleksandra Gajowy, Finding the Muranów Lily: Unearthing queer Jewishness in Polish Art
  • Lucy Bailey, Cataloguing the Library at Farnley Hall, amassed by Walter Fawkes 1769-1825, MP and Patron of the Arts
  • Anne Grasselli, The Harmonised Whole: Wassily Kandinsky and Laws in Visual Perception from 1896 until 1933
  • Cecilia Ruggeri, The reception and translation of Raphael’s oeuvre in the sixteenth and seventeenth-century tapestry production
  • Nela Milic, Olga Jevric exhibition and monograph
  • Clare Nadal, Women, Art and West Cornwall: 1939-1975
  • Emily Averiss, Representations of Filipina Fashion in the work of Juan Luna
  • Joana Balsa de Pinho, Hospital architecture in the premodern Southern Europe: the reception of Italian models in Portugal
  • Miguel Angel Gaete Caceres, Johann Moritz Rugendas and Carl Alexander Simon: German traveller artists in South America and the missing link with the Nazarenes in Rome
  • Melanie Stephenson, The Hatton Gallery will be the Scene of an Experiment

Conference Grants

  • Carey Gibbons, The Substance of the Self: The Illustrations of Arthur Hughes
  • Helyn Haley, The Show Must Go On: Manifestations and Impilcations of Southern Cultural Memory in Rosalind Fox Solomon’s Liberty Theater
  • Victoria Horne, Visual Culture Methods for Periodical Studies
  • Ewelina Warner, Decolonising Postsocialism

Other

  • Natalie Lawler, Bashed, dragged, and hauled: the materials and methods of Joan Eardley in Glasgow and Catterline

Grants Awarded: Second round
We awarded 17 grants to the following recipients.

Image Grants

  • Deborah Lewittes, City University of New York, The Shape of the City to Come: Rethinking London, C.1939-1951
  • Gabriella Nugent, University College London, From Camera to Canvas: The Case of Patrice Lumumba and Congolese Popular Painting
  • Monica Steinberg, University of Hong Kong, Financial True Crime: Art, Para-Journalism, and Data-Driven Storytelling
  • Alexandra Chiriac, Independent Scholar, M. H. Maxy and the Bucharest Avant-Garde: from Design to Scenography
  • Freya Gowrley, University of Derby, Domestic Space in Britain, 1750-1840: Materiality, Sociability and Emotion

Catalogues and Public Engagement Programmes

  • Emma Roberts, Liverpool John Moores University, Curating an Exhibition of Contemporary Jamaican Art in Liverpool and Providing Educational Activities
  • Fay Blanchard, MK Gallery, Ingrid Pollard Catalogue

 Travel grants

  • Lynn Somers, Independent Scholar, Transformative Objects and the Aesthetics of Play: Louise Bourgeois’s Sculpture, 1945–2010
  • Helen Kohn, Courtauld Institute of Art, Wyndham Lewis and the hidden Vorticist paintings
  • Elizabeth Waring, University of York, ‘Most Women have no Characters at all’: Gender and Agency in Godfrey Kneller’s Portraits of Women 1676-1723
  • Courtney Schum, University of Bristol, ‘A Meeting Place for All’: The Folkets Hus and Visual Culture of the Danish Labour Movement, 1879 to Present Day
  • Rachael Grew, Loughborough University, Research visit to Paris and Moulins
  • Kathleen Davidson, The University of Sydney, Cosmopolitan Nature: Visual Culture and Acclimatization Networks in the Global Nineteenth Century

Conference grants

  • Kaylee Alexander, Duke University, ‘A Sensitive Man…At Fair Prices’ : Marbriers and funerary monuments in 19th-century Paris
  • Paulina Caro Troncoso, University of Edinburgh, Matta’s Surrealism, Revolution, and Solidarity in the 1960s and 1970s
  • Susan May, Birmingham School of Art, The Marvels of Rome, the first English translation of a twelfth-century Latin guidebook, published in 1889 by Ellis and Elvey of London

Teaching and Learning

  • Bronwyn Brady, Independent Scholar, A level Art History online course

Grants Awarded: First round 
We awarded 26 grants to the following recipients.

Publication grants

  • ‘Fabricating Publics: The Dissemination of Culture in the Post-Truth Era’, Published by Data Browser & Open Universities Press

Image grants

  • The Omega Workshops and the Modern Artistic Interior on the British Stage, 1914-1918, with special reference to ‘The Wynmartens’ (1914) , Published in Interiors: Design/Architecture/Culture by Taylor and Francis
  • Reflexions: Photography in Contemporary France, Published by Leuven University Press
  • Modern Spiritualism and Scottish Art, 1860-1940, published by Bloomsbury Academic Publishers
  • The Materiality of Exhibited Photography in the Modernist Era: Forming Content, published by Routledge
  • Scented Visions: Smell in Art, 1850-1914, published by Pennsylvania State University Press
  • Remade in America: Surrealist Art, Activism and Politics 1940-1978, published by University of California Press
  • Cultural Diplomacy in Regional Art Institutions, Published in Visual Studies by Taylor and Francis

Travel grants

  • Word and Image Research Group, The University of Amsterdam
  • Imagining Landscape and Myth in Scottish Art, Isle of Skye
  • Research trip to the Harry Ransom Centre at the University of Texas, Austin
  • Research trip to the Instituto de Artes Gráficas, Oaxaca
  • Research trip to the Rijksmuseum and Teylers Museum, Amsterdam
  • Research trip to Howard University Art Gallery, the Archives of American Art and the National Gallery,Washington & Philadelphia
  • Research trip to visit the National Archives and the archive of the Royal Geographic Society, London

Conferences grants

  • ‘Attention! Paris Dada’ at the University of Glasgow
  • ‘Weave it! Workshops: learning through making with the Bauhaus women’s workshops’ at Stour Space, Hackney
  • ‘Jewish Migration and the Visual Arts: Representing the Second Generation Experience’ at Leicester
  • ‘…In or about 1970…’: Artists, Writers, and Feminist Thought’ at Loughborough University
  • ‘Ingrid Pollard Symposium’ at the University of Exeter
  • ‘Group Work: Contemporary Art and Feminism’ at Goldsmiths University and Kettles Yard
  • ‘Art History in Climate Change’ at The Courtauld Institute of Art
  • ‘Hayley 2020’ at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Professional Practice grants

  • ‘The sublime Truths of Science are no longer confined to the wealthy and the learned’ in Edinburgh
  • A podcast project in Liverpool
  • ‘Curious Curators’ in Salisbury

Applications for the next round of grants for art history are invited before 30 September 2022. Find out how to apply here.

Image: From the 2013 exhibition Momentous Times at The Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), which received grant funding from the Association.