Arts Writers Grant Program Now Accepting Applications


Call for Arts Writers

Arts Writers Grant Program Now Accepting Applications

Application deadline: May 21, 2018

The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program opened its 2018 grant applications today for 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 grant also supports 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 the following categories:

  • Articles
  • Blogs
  • Books
  • Short-Form Writing

For guidelines and additional eligibility requirements, please visit artswriters.org.

About Arts Writers Grant Program

The Arts Writers Grant Program was founded in recognition of both the financially precarious situation of arts writers and their indispensable contribution to a vital artistic culture. It is funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and administered by Creative Capital. To receive updates on the Arts Writers Grant Program, follow @artswriters on Twitter.

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