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The Article category supports essays, magazine features, and extended exhibition reviews. Catalogue essays will be considered, except for exhibitions held at commercial galleries. Articles may be published in print or online. A confirmed publisher for a proposed article is not a prerequisite to apply. Article grants are $15,000 each.

Eligibility Requirements

Article grant applicants must have published a minimum of ONE of the following:

  • two articles about contemporary visual art of at least 2,000 words each;
  • seven exhibition reviews of at least 500 words each.

Please refer to the guidelines for general eligibility requirements.

Writing Sample Submissions

The total of all three writing samples combined should not exceed 10,000 words.

Article FAQs

Can I apply for an Article grant if I want to write an exhibition catalogue essay? Articles written for catalogues published by a museum or nonprofit institutions are eligible. Articles written for exhibition catalogues published by commercial galleries are ineligible.

Can I apply to write a series of articles? No. In this category, we do not accept applications for a series of articles. If you want to write a series of articles, please apply in the Short-Form Writing category.