Kriston Capps will continue writing about public art and monuments, resistance aesthetics, and art’s intervention with democratic policy from his home in Washington D.C. 

Kriston Capps is an art critic and reporter based in Washington, D.C. Capps’s reporting and criticism has appeared in the Washington Post, New York Times, Hyperallergic, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Artforum, and other publications. For over 15 years, he has written about artists or arts institutions in the District for the alt weekly Washington City Paper. He is currently a staff writer for the urbanism site CityLab, where he covers architecture, land use, and built environments. Previously, Capps was a senior editor at Architect magazine. In 2016, Capps won the inaugural Sarah Booth Conroy Prize for Journalism and Architectural Criticism. In 2017 and 2019, he received the Jim Ridley Award for Arts Criticism from the Association of Alternative Newsmedia.