The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation is now inviting those working in preservation, landscape architecture, urban design, environmental planning, materials conservation, decorative arts, architectural design and architectural history to apply for mid-career grants.
Fitch Fellows, clockwise from top left: Tim Frank (’15), Beatriz del Cueto (’14), Angel Ayón (’15), Nadya Nenadich (’16), Edgar Garcia (’13), Christina Wallace (’16), Amanda Schachter (’14), and Alexander Levi (’11)
Learn more about the grants, courtesy of the foundation:
Fitch Mid-Career Fellow: Research grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded to one ore more mid-career professionals who have an academic background, professional experience and an established identity in one or more of the following fields: historic preservation, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, environmental planning, architectural history and the decorative arts. The James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation will consider proposals for the research and/or the execution of the preservation-related projects in any of these fields.
Samuel H. Kress Mid-Career Fellow: Research grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded to one mid-career professional whose research project relates to the appreciation, interpretation, preservation, study and teaching of European art, architecture and related disciplines from antiquity to the early 19th century, in the context of historic preservation in the United States. Potential Kress Fellow projects could include the exploration of shared European and American influences in style, design, materials, construction techniques, building types, conservation and interpretation methodologies, philosophical and theoretical attitudes, and other factors applicable to preservation in both Europe and America.
Applications must be submitted by October 26, 11 p.m. EST.