February 18, 2016

CCCD 2015/16 Craft Research Fund Grant Recipients Announced

The Craft Research Fund advances, expands and supports scholarship in United States. Each year, CCCD solicits applications from researchers, institutions, and students from around the country to be selected by a panels of experts in the field of craft scholarship.

On January 29, the 2015/16 recipients were reviewed by panelists Jenni Sorkin, Assistant Professor of Art History, University of California, Santa Barbara, Sarah Warren, Associate Professor of Art History, Purchase College, State University of New York, and Nonie Gadsden, Katharine Lane Weems Senior Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  The panel selected 11 recipients and awarded a total of $95,000 in the following categories:

Exhibition Research Grants 
  • Stephanie Beck Cohen, Indiana University: $8,000 
  • Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia: $15,000 
  • The Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY: $15,000 
  • Telfair Museums, Savannah, GA: $9,500

Project Grants
  • Art Jewelry Forum: $6,000 
  • Noga Bernstein, Stony Brook University: $6,000 
  • Hadley Jensen, Bard Graduate Center: $5,500 
  • Kevin Murphy, Vanderbilt University: $6,500 
  •  Kayleigh Perkov, University of California Irvine: $10,500

Graduate Research Grants
  • Alessa Alexander, University of California, Santa Barbara: $10,000 
  • Jacqueline Sullivan, Parsons School of Design/Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum: $3,000
Visit the CCCD website for full list of project descriptions and previous grant recipients. 

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