Arts Writers Grant Program

The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant supports writers whose work addresses contemporary visual art  through project-based grants issued directly to individual authors. Below is a list of the 2016 grantees.


Leon Hilton, Come Aboard Our Ship of Folly: Kate Millett and the Feminist Aesthetics of Anti-Psychiatry
Sarah Hromack, @Artist: Performing the Digital Self
Soyoung Yoon, The Evidence of Things Not Heard: On Mendi + Keith Obadike’s Numbers Station


Emily Colucci, Filthy Dreams
Alicia Guzman, Tierra
Laura A. L. Wellen, Piedrín
Ania Szremski, I’d prefer not to


Claire Bishop, OS XXI: Contemporary Art and Attention in the Twenty-first Century
Tatiana Flores, Art and Visual Culture under Chávez
Michael Ned HolteToo Small to Fail: Art and Microinstitutions in Los Angeles
Ming-Yuen S. Ma, There is No Soundtrack: Theorizing Aural Cultures Through Experimental Media Art
Paul Stephens, The Visual Poetry of Robert Grenier
Andrew Uroskie, The Kinetic Imaginary: Robert Breer and the Animation of Postwar Art
Jeanne Vaccaro, Handmade: Feelings & Textures of Transgender

Short-Form Writing

Taylor Aldridge
R.C. Baker
Annie Godfrey Larmon
Kevin McGarry
Albert Mobilio
John Pluecker

03 Dec Arts Writers RT @villagevoice: Village Voice art critic R.C. Baker wins Warhol Foundation @artswriters Grant…
02 Dec Arts Writers RT @emilycolucci: Mom: so many of the other @artswriters winners have PhD's! Dad: Well Emily has a filth
02 Dec Arts Writers RT @creativecap: Andrew Uroskie was awarded an @artswriters grant to write a book on the work of Robert Breer & others…
02 Dec Arts Writers RT @collegeart: CAA congratulates the 2016 winners in the @artswriters Grant Program! @creativecap @TheWarholMuseum…
01 Dec Arts Writers RT @KareemEstefan: Congrats @TaylorRAldridge @forwardretreat @kevinmcgarry + many more exceptional critics awarded @artswriters grants! htt…
01 Dec Arts Writers RT @caryn_coleman: Congratulations to this year's recipients! I'm always grateful to @artswriters!
Grantee Update

Eye of the Sixties: Richard Bellamy and The Transformation of Modern Art, by Judith Stein, is out now from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power, by Susan Cahan, is out now from Duke University Press.

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Hélio Oiticica: Folding the Frame, by Irene V. Small, is out now from University of Chicago Press.

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Stone’s Throw, by David Deitcher, is out now from Secretary Press. 

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