Current IAS Grant Holders


Dissertation Research Grant

Jillianne Laceste, Ph.D. Candidate, Boston University

Creating Columbus: The Visual Culture of Colonial Encounters in Early Modern Genoa

Margo Weitzman, Ph.D. candidate, Rutgers University

Mediated and Constructed Realities: India through the Eyes of Early Modern Italian Merchants


Research and Publication Grant

Dr. Diana Bullen Presciutti, Professor of Art History, University of Essex

Saints, Miracles, and Social Problems in Italian Renaissance Art

Dr. Leah R. Clark, Associate Professor and Director of Studies, University of Oxford

Courtly Mediators: Transcultural Objects Between Renaissance Italy and the Islamic World


IAS/Kress Foundation International Travel Grant

Kelley Di Dio

“Risk and Risk Aversion in Sculpture Shipments: The Case of Pompeo Leoni’s Sculptures for the Escorial”

Karen McCluskey

“Holy Men and Artful Nuns: what paintings reveal about the lived experience of Trecento women”

Kelli Wood

“Digitizing Early Modern Board Games”​


IAS Conference Travel Grant for Emerging Scholars

Lorenzo Vigotti

“Female Actors and Gendered Spaces Inside the Florentine Home in Late Trecento​”

Emily Wood

“‘She Will Provide th​e Rest’: Philip II, Empire, and the Promise of New World Silver”


IAS Conference Travel Grant for Modern Topics

No grants at this time.

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