Arts Writers Grant Program

The application deadline is May 20, 11:59pm EST

For application instructions click here.

The Arts Writers grant supports both emerging and established writers who are writing about contemporary visual art. Ranging from $15,000 to $50,000, 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.

Writers who meet the program’s eligibility requirements are invited to apply in one of the following categories:

  • Articles

  • Blogs

  • Books

  • Short-Form Writing

20 May Arts Writers Wednesday 5/22 in Los Angeles! Jennifer Doyle will present a lecture on difficulty as encountered in visual and per…
17 May Arts Writers RT @softskull: Lucy Ives is on tour right now. Right this minute. On tour. Find her at one of these stores, including at Unnameable Booksin…
17 May Arts Writers Sunday 5/19 in New Jersey! Visual Arts Center of New Jersey @NewJerseyStage will host a conversation with AWGrantee…
17 May Arts Writers The 2019 Arts Writers Grant application will close this Monday, May 20 at 11:59PM. Support for emerging and estab…
16 May Arts Writers RT @creativecap: Writers, there are 4️⃣days left to apply for the @artswriters grant. The program supports emerging and established writers…
16 May Arts Writers RT @InTermsOf__: “The concept of ‘fake’ in art has been used as a ‘hallucinatory reality’ well before it was employed as a political weapon…

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Gordon Matta-Clark: Physical Poetics, by Frances Richard, is now out on University of California Press.

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Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance, by Amber Jamilla Musser, is now out on New York University Press.

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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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