2016 Application Checklist


  • Contact information*
  • Professional Name
  • Date of Birth*
  • Citizenship*
  • Gender
  • Ethnicity


  • Narrative Biography*
  • Publications* (In this field, please list as much of your professional publishing history as you can or want.)
  • Publications that make you eligible to apply* (In this field, please just list the publications that prove your eligibility for the grant. So, for example, the short-form requirement is to “have published at least eight pieces of writing related to contemporary visual art of at least 250 words each,” so you would just list eight publications that make you eligible.)
  • Education*
  • Employment
  • Miscellaneous (Please include dissertation information here if applicable.)


  • Which project type are you applying for?*
  • Project Title*
  • Project Description*
  • Table of Contents and Chapter Summary (book applicants only) 
  • Contextualize this project in relation to existing writing on the subject.* 
  • Contextualize this project in relation to your own work.* 
  • Which ideas in contemporary visual art do you presently engage with in your writing?* 
  • Project Timeline* (Work Completed to Date / Work Pending / Estimated Completion Date) 
  • Confirmed or Potential Publisher(s) 


  • Expenses 

Writing Samples

Applicants may submit up to three writing samples with word counts totaling no more than: Book: 15,000 words; Article & New and Alternative Media: 10,000 words; Blog & Short-Form Writing: 5,000 words.

  • PDFs: Title*, Description*, Date*,  Publisher (if applicable), Word Count*
  • If you are applying to fund an existing blog or a New and Alternative Media project, please list the URL in the first writing sample description field.

Collaborator (if applicable)

  • Contact Information: Name*, Address*, Email*, Date of Birth*, Gender, Ethnicity, Citizenship
  • Role: Explain collaborator’s role in proposed project*
  • Biography: Collaborator Biography*