ENRICHING LIVES THROUGH THE ARTS

Funding and Grants

The constitution of the Society allows for the Committee to award grants to individuals and organisations from time to time when the Society has sufficient funds to meet its own ongoing needs and obligations.

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Helston Folk MuseumThe range of activities funded in this way are quite wide but is general in support of the arts in its widest sense.

 

 

 

 

These can be grouped as follows:

Art Acquisition

Student Support

Young Arts

To see more of the sorts of activities supported click on the links above.

Art Acquisition

Falmouth Art Gallery - Children's Illustrated Book Archive and other artwork

FDFAS sponsorship of the Children's Illustrated Book Archive* is administered through Falmouth Art Gallery.

Other donations, following requests from the Gallery, relate to grants towards the purchase of miscellaneous works of art.

Date
Purchase
Donation

Jun 2005

4 original Captain Pugwash illustrations by John Ryan*

£400

Jan 2006

Noddy bookcover by Robert Tyndall*

£225

Oct 2006

"The Parrot's Toast" original by Quentin Blake*

£250

Jan 2008

Frank Hampson original artwork for Dan Dare*

£625

Apr 20110

Grant helped to trigger additional funds for purchase of "Innocence" by Thomas Cooper Gotch*

£1000

Jun 2012

"Venus attired by the Three Graces" original signed by Anne Killigrew (1660-1685), oil on canvas, 112 x 95cm,

£300

Sep 2013

"Landscape, Cornwall (Quarry)", 1923, by Cedric Morris, oil on canvas, 61 x 45.7cm

£250

2014

We agreed to support the purchase of the Preliminary design by Ernest Howard Shepard for cover of "The Wind in the Willows", by Kenneth Grahame, 1959 edn, pencil on paper, 9.5 x 15.8cm, signed E.H.S.

The grant was not paid as the gallery was not willing to pay the auction price achieved.

Student Support

FDFAS Art Award, University College, Falmouth

Various grants were made to different students in the years shown.

Date
BA (Hons) course, History of Modern Art and Design
Donation

Jun 2003

"The 1950's Domestic Kitchen"

£500

 

"The Poltesco Serpentine Factory and Cornish Serpentine Industry"

£100

Jun 2004

"Where does real innovation reside in contemporary designer fashion?"

£500

 

Date
MA course, 20th Century Art and Design
Donation

Mar 2006

"Representation of Soviet Women in art by women artists"

£250

 

"The DADA movement in Germany"

£250

Sep 2006

"Reassessing assemblage: the emergence of post-modern art in mid-century California"

£450

Sep 2006

Travel grant to attend conference on "Feminist Art", Sussex University.

£50

Jun 2007

"Remember to Forget: Political Murals in Belfast as lieux de memoire after the Peace Accord". 

£450

 

Assistance in buying a digital camera for research on Relational Art.

£50

National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Falmouth

Date
Nature of Funding
Donation

Jul 2012

Museum Assistant (Graduate Trainee) - During July & September 2012 Enabling the person to gain work experience in curating and exhibition work.

£2000

Young Arts

Various grants were made to different students in the years shown.

Date
Project
Donation

2007

Funding an artist to guide AS-level students taking Art & Photography at Falmouth School in a project based on the exhibits and environment of the Maritime Museum, leading to a public viewing of their work.

 

£398

Jun 2015

Kennall Vale Primary School, Ponsanooth Project - for more information click here

£500

Jul 2016

Mural Painting Falmouth - Spectrum - for more information click here

£956