Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

The Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program supports individual writers whose work addresses contemporary visual art through grants in the following categories: Article, Blog, Book, New and Alternative Media, and Short-Form Writing. Grants range from $5,000 to $50,000, depending on the needs and scope of the project.

Designed to encourage and reward writing about contemporary art that is rigorous, passionate, eloquent, and precise, as well as to create a broader audience for arts writing, the Arts Writers Grant Program aims to strengthen the field as a whole and to ensure that critical writing remains a valued mode of engaging the visual arts. For guidelines and eligibility criteria, click here.

Art Writing Workshop

In partnership with the International Association of Art Critics/USA Section, the Arts Writers Grant Program offers applicants consultations with leading art critics. For more information, please click here.

Program Announcements

    APRIL 16: Application Opens
    MAY 21: Application Closes
    OCT 1: Finalists Notified
    DEC 4: Grantees Announced

Grantee Updates

  • The Artist’s House, by Kirsty Bell, is out now from Sternberg Press. More Information.
  • Earth Sound Earth Signal, by DOUGLAS KAHN, is out on University of California Press. More Information.
  • HARBEER SANDHU blogs about art in Houston at Texphrastic.
  • No Medium, by CRAIG DWORKIN, is out on MIT Press. More Information
  • 60 wrd/min art critic, by LORI WAXMAN, is out on One Star Press. More Information.
  • What Was Contemporary Art?,
    by RICHARD MEYER, is out on MIT Press. More Information.
  • MEG ONLI blogs about contemporary black visual culture at Black Visual Archive.
  • ALEXANDER KEEFE‘s article “Aleph Null” on video curator Shridhar Bapat and The Kitchen’s early years has just been published in issue #27 of Bidoun.
  • MEREDITH TROMBLE has a new blog, Art & Shadows.
  • The One and the Many: Contemporary Collaborative Art in a Global Context, byGRANT KESTER, is out on Duke University Press. 
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  • SOHRAB MOHEBBI has a new blog, Presence Documents