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Creative Capital: Arts Writers Grant

Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation 2018 Writers Grant
Deadline: May 21

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. The program also supports 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.

By “contemporary visual art,” we mean visual art made since World War II. Projects on post-WWII work in adjacent fields—architecture, design, film, performance, sound, experimental music, etc.—will only be considered if they directly and significantly engage the discourses and concerns of contemporary visual art. Projects with a pre-WWII component will only be considered if the project’s main focus is contemporary.

Fees: FREE

Prospectus

Earlier Event: May 20
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Later Event: May 27
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