ARTES-CEEH Scholarship Report – Kirk Patrick H. Testa

Investigating the Spanish Roots of Filipino Catholic Devotion through the Santo Niño de Cebú Through the generous funding of the Artes-CEEH Travel Scholarship, I was able to conduct invaluable research not only for my Courtauld History of Art MA dissertation but also for a future publication. By visiting the cities of Barcelona and Madrid, IContinue reading “ARTES-CEEH Scholarship Report – Kirk Patrick H. Testa”

ARTES-CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Eva Sierra

Thanks to the generous support of the ARTES-CEEH Travel Scholarship, I was able to carry out some research at the Biblioteca Nacional in Madrid, Spain, in June 2021. The topic of my dissertation, The Archangel Saint Michael in the Fifteenth-century Crown of Aragon: a different perspective, gives an idea of the period I needed toContinue reading “ARTES-CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Eva Sierra”

ARTES-CEEH Scholarship Report: Marina Aurora Garzón Fernández

In 2021 I was awarded an ARTES-CEEH Travel Scholarship for the project “My darling, fly thou: New iconography of the Song of Songs in Iberian medieval sculpture”. Unfortunately, Covid forced me to delay my research and I was unable to pursue my work until this Autumn. In fact, I am currently at the British LibraryContinue reading “ARTES-CEEH Scholarship Report: Marina Aurora Garzón Fernández”

ARTES-CEEH Scholarship Report, 2022: Nausheen Hoosein

With the generosity of the ARTES-CEEH PhD Scholarship, I have made significant progress on my research, writing, as well as additional skills training. I am a second-year PhD student in the History of Art department at the University of York working under the supervision of Dr Richard McClary. My thesis is titled ‘From Umayyad Madinat al-ZahraContinue reading “ARTES-CEEH Scholarship Report, 2022: Nausheen Hoosein”

ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Daen Palma Huse

The ARTES-CEEH Travel Scholarship supported my travels to Spain in July 2021. I conducted research in three different cities – Madrid, Seville and Vitoria-Gasteiz. This primary research directly benefited the preparation of my MA thesis, and progressed into further research at PhD level at the UCL History of Art department starting in 2022. My initialContinue reading “ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Daen Palma Huse”

2022 Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize Winners

ARTES is delighted to announce the winners of the 2022 Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize. With exceptionally strong submissions, this year we awarded the prize plus two runner-ups! Winner of the 2022 Juan Facundo Riaño Prize 2022: Patricia Manzano Rodríguez, PhD candidate, University of Durham The Upper half of Las Meninas Diego Velázquez’s Las MeninasContinue reading “2022 Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize Winners”

Congratulations to our ARTES CEEH Scholars of 2022!

ARTES is delighted to announce the winners of their 2022 scholarships, with tremendous gratitude to CEEH for their support. Reports of many previous scholars can be found here TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS Irini Picolou, Durham University: £877.52 Female Martyrdom in The Altarpiece of Saint Engracia by Bartolomé Bermejo Bartolomé Bermejo (active 1474–98), a painter in the CrownContinue reading “Congratulations to our ARTES CEEH Scholars of 2022!”

ARTES-CEEH PhD Scholarship Report 2021: Nausheen Hoosein

Thanks to the generosity of the ARTES-CEEH PhD Scholarship, I have made significant progress in the first year of my PhD at the University of York’s History of Art department. My thesis is titled “From Umayyad Madinat al-Zahra to Almohad Seville: The Reuse of Architectural Spolia in al-Andalus during the 12th century” and is supervisedContinue reading “ARTES-CEEH PhD Scholarship Report 2021: Nausheen Hoosein”

ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Yeidy Rosa

Thanks to the generous support of the ARTES-CEEH Travel Scholarship, I was able to carry out archival research at the Archivo General de Indias (AGI) in Seville, Spain, during the month of August, 2021. I was searching for lists of illustrated books and images that were sent to America before 1615, when Guaman Poma’s illustratedContinue reading “ARTES CEEH Travel Scholarship Report: Yeidy Rosa”

Call for Applicants: Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize, deadline 31st January 2023

ARTES invite submissions for the Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize for the best art-historical essay on a Spanish theme. The deadline is 31st January 2023 To encourage emerging scholars that are based in the UK, ARTES, in collaboration with the Embassy of Spain, awards an annual essay medal to the author of the best art-historical essay or study on a Spanish theme,Continue reading “Call for Applicants: Juan Facundo Riaño Essay Prize, deadline 31st January 2023”