Arts Writers Grant Program

The 2018 grant application is now closed.

The Arts Writers grant supports 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. We also support art writing that engages criticism through interdisciplinary methods or experiments with literary styles. As long as a writer meets the eligibility and publishing requirements, they can apply.

17 Oct Arts Writers Oct 19 & 20 in NYC! Tom McDonough, Huey Copeland, Eva Diaz take part in a two-day symposium, celebrating the 50th a…
17 Oct Arts Writers Friday 10/19 in NYC: Alexander Keefe (@IndiaArtMachine) will introduce and give a talk, 'A SmalL Iridescent Sphere'…
16 Oct Arts Writers "a rich study of the heady contemporary art scene circa 1970, with a refreshing emphasis on too-often-sidelined asp…
15 Oct Arts Writers Wednesday 10/17 in NYC! AWGrantee William E. Jones screens his film 'Fall into Ruin' for the first time in NYC, alo…
15 Oct Arts Writers "what Geta has given us are the remnants of an imperfect alchemy. One can only wonder what splendor she left to the…
12 Oct Arts Writers Tuesday, 10/16 in NYC! Alexander Keefe (@IndiaArtMachine) will present a lecture, Namaste USA, followed by a discus…
Grantee Update

Learning from Madness: Brazilian Modernism and Global Contemporary Art, by Kaira M. Cabañas, is now out on University of Chicago Press.

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I’d prefer not to is a 12-part serialized essay written by Ania Szremski inspired by positions of refusal and withdrawal inhabited by artists and thinkers in post-revolution Egypt. 

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Grantee Update

William Kentridge: Process as Metaphor and Other Doubtful Enterprises, by Leora Maltz-Leca, is now out on University of California Press.

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Grantee Update

A Sum of Encounters, a blog by Emmanuel Iduma featuring intimate portraits of Nigerian artists based in Nigeria or the United States, is now live.

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