The Trustees of the Zibby Garnett Travel Fellowship are proud to announce the 2017 travel awards. There are 12 recipients this year and a total of £10,730 has been awarded.
JENNIFER BRUNTON – is currently studying at Glasgow University for an MLitt in Technical Art History. The award will enable her to study the conservation of canvas weaves of Caravaggio’s ‘Crucifixion of St Andrew’ with the Cleveland Museum of Art, in Ohio, USA.
AMIEL CLARKE – currently studying at the Hamilton Kerr Institute Cambridge, for a PGrad Dipl in Conservation of Easel Painting. Her placement will be with the painting conservation department of the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Australia.
KATHRYN COOK – is at University College London studying the MSc Conservation for Archaeology and Museums. She has a placement as a conservation intern with the Athenian Agora Excavation in Greece.
REBECCA DOONAN – currently studies at Glasgow University for an MPhil Textile Conservation. Her placement is with the textile conservation studio of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
CÉCILIA DUMINUCO – works at the Cambridge University Library as a book and paper conservator for the Charles Darwin Library. She has a placement to study conservation for Ethiopic binding at the Montefiascone Conservation Project in Italy
LAURA GARCIA VEDRENNE – is currently studying at Glasgow University for an MPhil in Textile Conservation. The award will enable her to take up a placement with the Barcelona Centre de Documentatació i Museo Tèxtil in Spain
DAISY GRAHAM – is a student at Glasgow University, taking the MPhil in Textile Conservation. Her chosen travel placement will be studying the conservation of costumes and related accessories, preparing for an exhibition on Mariano Fortuny with the Palais Galliera in Paris
WILLIAM BRYCE LEWIS – is currently studying at the Weald & Downland Museum, near Chichester, taking the MSc in Timber Building Conservation. He intends to study the ICCROM course on wooden architecture conservation and wooden monuments at the Kizhi Island Open Air Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the state of Karelia, in Russia.
JORDAN MEGYERY – is a student at Northumbria University, taking an MA in the Conservation of Fine Art, specialising in works of art on paper. Her chosen placement will involve paper conservation working on a collection of 18th century drawings for an exhibition, at the Amsterdam City Archives, in The Netherlands.
MATHILDE RENAULD – is at Camberwell College of Arts, studying for an MA Conservation (Art on Paper). Her placement will focus on conserving fine pastel drawings and objects at the private studio of L’Atelier del Restauro in Malta.
KIMBERLY ROCHE – is currently studying at Cardiff University for an MSc in Archaeological Conservation. Her placement will cover the conservation of marine archaeological artefacts with the Mariners Museum in Newport News in Virginia, USA.
HANNAH WINN – is currently studying at the City & Guilds London Art School for a BA in Conservation Studies. Her placement will involve studying the conservation of traditional 13th-15th century Buddhist wall paintings of Zangla Palace and religious structures in Ladakh, India.