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

Marguerita Hagan
Marguerita Hagan
Laurie Beck Peterson
Laurie Beck Peterson
Allen Spencer & Deborah Imler
Allen Spencer & Deborah Imler
Marilyn MacGregor
Marilyn MacGregor
Ellen Rosenholtz’s graphite on paper series explores native flora and fauna of New Jersey. The work looks at the profound beauty of natural forms as it exists within animals and plants. The multiplicity of images underscore the interconnection of living systems, while geometric patterning enable the viewer to identify each of the species through repetition of form.
Ellen Rosenholtz
Ellen Rosenholtz

Ellen Rosenholtz’s graphite on paper series explores native flora and fauna of New Jersey. The work looks at the profound…

Ellen Rosenholtz’s graphite on paper series explores native flora and fauna of New Jersey. The work looks at the profound beauty of natural forms as it exists within animals and plants. The multiplicity…

Ellen Rosenholtz’s graphite on paper series explores native flora and fauna of New Jersey. The work looks at the profound beauty of natural forms as it exists within animals and plants. The multiplicity of images underscore…

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