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The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program is offering grants to both emerging and established writers who are writing about contemporary visual art. Ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 in four categories—articles, blogs, books and short-form writing—these grants support projects addressing both general and specialized art audiences, from scholarly studies to self-published blogs. The grant also supports art writing that engages criticism through interdisciplinary methods or experiments with literary styles.
DEADLINE: May 21, 2018
To be eligible for this grant, an arts writer must be
“Contemporary visual art” is defined as visual art made since World War II. Projects on post-WWII work in adjacent fields—architecture, design, film, performance, sound, experimental music, etc.—will only be considered if they directly and significantly engage the discourses and concerns of contemporary visual art. Projects with a pre-WWII component will only be considered if the project’s main focus is contemporary.
An arts writer is NOT eligible for this grant if they are
Writers who meet the program’s eligibility requirements are invited to apply in the following categories:
For application site, guidelines, and additional eligibility requirements, please visit artswriters.org.
About Arts Writers Grant Program
The Arts Writers Grant Program was founded in recognition of both the financially precarious situation of arts writers and their indispensable contribution to a vital artistic culture. It is funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and administered by Creative Capital. To receive updates on the Arts Writers Grant Program, follow @artswriters on Twitter.
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