Arts Writers Grant Program

Arts Writers Grant Program

This Deadline Expired: Friday, May 22, 2020

The Arts Writers Grant Program was founded in 2006 to recognize the precarious situation of arts writers and their indispensable contribution to a vital artistic culture. As the COVID-19 outbreak further threatens the cultural and arts writing landscape, AWGP is grateful for the Andy Warhol Foundation’s continued support.

The program supports both emerging and established writers who are writing about contemporary visual art with grants ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 in three categories — articles, books, and short-form writing. Grants are intended to support projects that address both general and specialized art audiences, from short reviews for magazines and newspapers to in-depth scholarly studies. The program also support art writing that engages criticism through interdisciplinary methods or experiments with literary styles.

As long as he/she meets the eligibility and publishing requirements, any writer can apply. Writers who meet the program’s eligibility requirements are invited to apply in one of the following categories: articles, books, or short-form writing. (Eligibility requirements and writing sample submission word counts vary for each project type.)

AWGP recommends that applicants read through the Application Guide before filling out the online application.

For more information, including an application checklist and an FAQ, see the Arts Writers Grant Program website.Link to Complete RFP

Susan Leshnoff's visionary painting of skies + landscapes provide insight into nature's peaceful core. The brilliant colors evoke the the harmony and spiritual dimension of nature.
Susan Leshnoff

Susan Leshnoff's visionary painting of skies + landscapes provide insight into nature's peaceful core. The brilliant colors…

Susan Leshnoff's visionary painting of skies + landscapes provide insight into nature's peaceful core. The brilliant colors evoke the the harmony and spiritual dimension of nature. …

Susan Leshnoff's visionary painting of skies + landscapes provide insight into nature's peaceful core. The brilliant colors evoke the the harmony and spiritual dimension of nature. …

June Julian
Intelligent, insightful mixed media artwork with a narrative component. Pieces inspired by and informed by the past while making commentary on contemporary events.
Patrick Hay

Intelligent, insightful mixed media artwork with a narrative component. Pieces inspired by and informed by the past while…

Intelligent, insightful mixed media artwork with a narrative component. Pieces inspired by and informed by the past while making commentary on contemporary events. …

Intelligent, insightful mixed media artwork with a narrative component. Pieces inspired by and informed by the past while making commentary on contemporary events. …

Rachel Blythe Udell works with fibrous materials to create biomorphic sculptures and embroidered collages. She has had a solo show at Grounds For Sculpture and exhibited in a three-person show at the Perkins Center for the Arts, both in New Jersey. In Philadelphia, she has shown her work at venues such as the Painted Bride, International House, and the Crane Arts Center. Additionally, the Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation invited her to create a fiber art installation at Lemon Hill Mansion in Fairmount Park. Udell graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in Art History, and has studied art and art therapy at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She lives and works in Collingswood, New Jersey
Rachel Blythe Udell

Rachel Blythe Udell works with fibrous materials to create biomorphic sculptures and embroidered collages. She has had a…

Rachel Blythe Udell works with fibrous materials to create biomorphic sculptures and embroidered collages. She has had a solo show at Grounds For Sculpture and exhibited in a three-person show at the Perkins…

Rachel Blythe Udell works with fibrous materials to create biomorphic sculptures and embroidered collages. She has had a solo show at Grounds For Sculpture and exhibited in a three-person show at the Perkins Center for the…

Donna Sensor Thomas is a South Jersey hard line abstract artist who explores geometry and pattern with the use of bold color.
Donna Sensor Thomas

Donna Sensor Thomas is a South Jersey hard line abstract artist who explores geometry and pattern with the use of bold color.…

Donna Sensor Thomas is a South Jersey hard line abstract artist who explores geometry and pattern with the use of bold color.…

Donna Sensor Thomas is a South Jersey hard line abstract artist who explores geometry and pattern with the use of bold color.…

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