Monday, May 3, 2010

Creative Capital's Arts Writers Grants Program

Creative Capital's 2010 Arts Writers Grants Program is now open for submissions

"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."

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, June 7, 2010
AWARD AMOUNT: $3,000 - $50,000 depending on the scope/needs of the project.
  • Articles
  • Blogs
  • Books
  • New or alternative medias
  • Short-form writing
Past Grantees - To help you decide whether or not you should apply for a grant in one or more of the categories, you can review the work of  past grantees (each is identifed by the type of writing category):
Writing Workshop - "Ten applicants to the Arts Writers Grant Program will be selected to participate in workshops. Each selected writer will be paired with a senior AICA critic who will serve as the workshop leader. Working over the internet and by telephone, the workshop leader will communicate with the writer: defining goals, evaluating current writing projects, and making substantial suggestions for developing content, argument, and a compelling voice."

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