Worshipful Company of Basketmakers Bursary to research, reproduce and record a lost gypsy basket of Kent and Sussex, my local area, to make it available to future makers 2012

East Weaves West: Basketry from Japan and Britain
Arts Council England research award 2005 and award for exhibition tour 2007, Scottish Arts Council, The Basketmakers Association, The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers, The Great British Sasakawa Foundation, The Japan Foundation, The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation

Basketry Carte Blanche catalogue publication Arts Council England, South East 2003

South East Arts Grant for the formation of the South East Willow Network

South East Arts Major and Travel Award to investigate the work of the Polish artist/ basketmaker Wladislaw Wokowski (1946-1954),

British Museum part funded research in Latvia with a purchasing remit 1996

Queen Elizabeth Scholarship to study traditional basketmaking techniques and practices in the UK, 1993

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship to visit Poland to study their basketmaking techniques and practices, 1993

British Council Awards for research trips to Hungary, 1993, 1994

Basketmaker in Tokyo, Japan 2005 Taken during a month of travel in Japan researching for the exhibition East Weaves West: Basketry in Japan and Britain for Collins Gallery, Glasgow and tour. Funding from Arts Council England
Photo Mary Butcher

Marian Gwiazda, Polish Master Basketmaker,
teaching Polish techniques in my workshop 2009
This ten year collaboration with Poland resulted from a trip
funded by a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship
Photo Mary Butcher