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

Michael Marks

Michael Marks is largely a self-taught “amateur,” having never attempted to make a living from photography. That said, he…

Michael Marks is largely a self-taught “amateur,” having never attempted to make a living from photography. That said, he has taken some classes as electives in college, read a lot, self discovered a lot…

Michael Marks is largely a self-taught “amateur,” having never attempted to make a living from photography. That said, he has taken some classes as electives in college, read a lot, self discovered a lot more, made many great…

Sandra Benhaim

Sandra's colorful and expressive abstract paintings and collages are about "place", and take inspiration from…

Sandra's colorful and expressive abstract paintings and collages are about "place", and take inspiration from the landscape - While the artworks are not a representation of any specific…

Sandra's colorful and expressive abstract paintings and collages are about "place", and take inspiration from the landscape - While the artworks are not a representation of any specific location, they oftentimes…

Melissa Maddonni Haims

Melissa Maddonni Haims is a sculptor based in Philadelphia that uses various fibers to create knit graffiti, soft sculpture,…

Melissa Maddonni Haims is a sculptor based in Philadelphia that uses various fibers to create knit graffiti, soft sculpture, and large-scale installations. She also sews quilts using vintage fabrics and…

Melissa Maddonni Haims is a sculptor based in Philadelphia that uses various fibers to create knit graffiti, soft sculpture, and large-scale installations. She also sews quilts using vintage fabrics and subversive text.…

Orlando Saverino-Loeb

Orlando Saverino-Loeb is a Philadelphia born artist who works primarily in paint. His works change and unfold based on the…

Orlando Saverino-Loeb is a Philadelphia born artist who works primarily in paint. His works change and unfold based on the viewers own experiences and emotions.…

Orlando Saverino-Loeb is a Philadelphia born artist who works primarily in paint. His works change and unfold based on the viewers own experiences and emotions.…

Anne D. Marble
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