Arts Writers Grant Program

The 2021 application is now open
The application deadline is May 19, 11:59 ET

The Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant supports emerging and established writers who write about contemporary visual art. Ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 in three categories—articles, books, and short-form writing—the grants support projects addressing both general and specialized art audiences, from short reviews for magazines and newspapers to in-depth scholarly studies. We also support art writing that engages criticism through interdisciplinary methods and experiments with literary styles. As long as a writer meets the eligibility and publishing requirements, they can apply.

Writers are invited to apply in one of the following categories:

  • Articles
  • Books
  • Short-Form Writing

To start the application click here.

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GRANTEE UPDATE

Concerning Stephen Willats and the Social Function of Art: Experiments in Cybernetics and Society, by Sharon Irish, is now available for pre-order via Bloomsbury.

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The Smell of Risk: Environmental Disparities and Olfactory Aesthetics​, by Hsuan Hsu, is now available to purchase via NYU Press.

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The Ostracon is a blog project by Paul Schmelzer and Nicole J. Karuth that looks at art’s peripheries for insight into how art can be more responsive to community. 

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Georgia is a collaborative blog project by Suzy Halajian, Shoghig Halajian, Anthony Carfello devoted to the critical potential of artistic practice.

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