The Kress Foundation is again generously supporting five research and publication grants, of $3000 each.  Applicants must be members of the ICMA.  The deadline for the 2018 grants is August 31, 2018.

Members may apply for:

Grants for Research on a first book - restricted to ICMA members who have been awarded a Ph.D. by a U.S. or a non-U.S.  institution within the last ten years. Those with a non-U.S. degree must currently hold a continuing position in a U.S. college, university or museum. The grants must be used for travel, and for research costs such as photographs, image permissions, etc.

Grants for Publication of a first book - restricted to ICMA members with book contracts in hand who obtained their PhD at any time from a U.S. or a non-U.S. institution. Those with a non-U.S. degree must currently hold a continuing position in a U.S. college, university or museum.  The grant must be used for publication costs, including photographs, image permissions, copyediting, architectural drawings/plans, etc.  

Applications for either grant must submit:

1) a statement identifying the Kress grant being applied for, and the applicant’s eligibility for the grant

2) a cover letter (no more than three pages) giving a detailed outline of the proposed project

3) a full cv

4) a full budget.

5) a copy of the publication contract if one is in place

6) If a publication grant is being requested, a chapter of the text must be submitted.  If the book is already completed, the entire text should be submitted.

The application should be submitted electronically to

For large files, please upload to Google Drive and give permission to 

Failure to include all required materials adversely affects the review process.  



Joseph Ackley, University of Arkansas
Kristen Streahle, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max-Planck-Institut
Alice Isabella Sullivan, University of Michigan
Sabina Zonno, Early Modern Studies Institute, University of Southern California

Roland Betancourt, University of California, Irvine
Sonja Drimmer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Maile Hutterer, University of Oregon
Anna Russakoff, American University of Paris
Justin Sturgeon, University of West Florida

Katherine Boivin, Bard College
Christopher Lakey, Johns Hopkins University
Amy Neff, University of Tennessee
Anneliese Renck, Bucknell University
Anne Williams, University of Victoria

Benjamin Anderson, Cornell University
Ivan Drpić, University of Washington
Heidi Gearhart, Assumption College
Melanie Hanan, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
Marguerite Keane, Drew Univeristy

Betsy L. Chunko, Muhlenberg College
Kathryn B. Gerry, Memphis College of Art
Tracy Chapman Hamilton, Sweet Briar College
Nicholas A. Herman, Université de Montréal
Christina Stancioiu, College of William & Mary

Patricia Blessing, Stanford University
Péter Bokody, Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest
Elizabeth Moore Hunt, University of Wyoming
Asa Simon Mittman, California State University, Chico
Eric Ramírez-Weaver, University of Virginia

Elina Gertsman, Case Western Reserve University
Heather Grossman, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jennifer P. Kingsley, Johns Hopkins University
Domenic Leo, Youngstown State University
Karl Whittington, Ohio State University

Mickey Abel, University of North Texas
Jacqueline Elaine Jung, Yale University
Richard Andrew Leson, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Benjamin C. Tilghman, Lawrence University
Warren Theriot Woodfin, Queens College, CUNY

Kirsten Ataoguz, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Mark Cruse, Arizona State University
Gillian Elliott, Corcoran College of Art and Design
Eliza Garrison, Middlebury College
Catherine McCurragh, University of Michigan
Mariah Procter-Tiffany, California State University Long Beach
Ittai Weinryb, Bard Graduate Center

Holly Flora, Tulane University
Elina Gertsman, Case Western Reserve