2022 Research Grant Recipients
The Decorative Arts Trust congratulates these 14 recipients of 2022 Research Grants:
- Olivia Armandroff, PhD student, Art History, University of Southern California (DARTS Grant), Jean Charlot’s 1957 house in Hawaii
- Emily Cox, PhD student, History of Art, Yale University (Marie Zimmermann Grant), the tendril motif in late 19th-century design and philosophy
- Danielle Ezor, PhD student, Art History, Southern Methodist University, the 18th-century toilette table in the French Caribbean
- Grace M. Ford-Dirks, MA student, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, University of Delaware, a bust of Nora August
- Manon Gaudet, PhD student, History of Art, Yale University, Rookwood Pottery and the imagery of indigenous peoples
- Ann Carlton Hewitt, MA student, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, University of Delaware, a watercolor miniature portrait of Robert FitzRoy
- Sarah E. Lund, PhD student, History of Art & Architecture, Harvard University, female artists, engravers, and lithographers in late-18th and early-19th-century France
- Katherine Novko, MA student, Museum Studies, The Cooperstown Graduate Program-SUNY Oneonta, Neoclassical motifs on domestic objects
- Riley K. Richards, MA student, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, University of Delaware, 19th-century Tennessee potter Christopher A. Haun
- Claire E. Sabitt, PhD student, Art History, Princeton University, scissors as a luxury item in early modern Europe
- Olivia R. Scott, MA student, Fashion Studies, Parsons School of Design, sartorial history of Puritanism in 17th- and 18th-century New England
- Julia Silverman, PhD student, History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University, the WPA’s creation of a Huadenosaunee craft collection in Rochester, NY
- Amanda Thompson, PhD student, Decorative Arts, Design History, and Material Culture, Bard Graduate Center, Seminole and Miccosukee palmetto dolls in the early 20th-century Florida tourist trade
- Ashley E. Williams, PhD student, Art History, Columbia University, labor and the late-19th and early-20th-century wicker furniture industry
Danielle Ezor is researching an 18th-century toilette table in the French Caribbean. Pictured: Attributed to Jean-François Oeben, Table de femme, c. 1760, Paris. Oak, amaranth, ebony, boxwood, lemonwood, holly, violet wood. Musée Cognacq-Jay, Paris.
Grace M. Ford-Dirks is studying a bust of Nora August. Pictured: Bust of Nora August, 1865, St. Simons Island, GA. Ivory. Coastal Georgia Historical Society.
The application deadline for Research Grants is April 30 annually. For more information on this offering and other opportunities, read about the Trust’s Emerging Scholars Program, generously supported by many Trust members and donors. For grant announcements and deadline reminders, sign up for the e-newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.
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Formerly known as the "blog,” the Bulletin features new research and scholarship, travelogues, book reviews, and museum and gallery exhibitions. The Bulletin complements The Magazine of the Decorative Arts Trust, our biannual members publication.