December 1, 2016 - Arts Writers Grant Program - 2016 grantees
December 1, 2016

Arts Writers Grant Program

2016 grantees

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The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2016 grants. Designed to support writing about contemporary art, as well as to create a broader audience for arts writing, the program aims to strengthen the field as a whole and to ensure that critical writing remains a valued mode of engaging the visual arts.

In its 2016 cycle, the Arts Writers Grant Program has awarded a total of 695,000 USD to 20 writers. Ranging from 15,000 USD to 50,000 USD in four categories—articles, blogs, books and short-form writing—these grants support projects addressing both general and specialized art audiences, from scholarly studies to self-published blogs.

Articles
Leon Hilton, "Come Aboard Our Ship of Folly: Kate Millett and the Feminist Aesthetics of Anti-Psychiatry"
Sarah Hromack, "@Artist: Performing the Digital Self"
Soyoung Yoon, "The Evidence of Things Not Heard: On Mendi + Keith Obadike’s Numbers Station"

Blogs
Emily Colucci, Filthy Dreams
Alicia Guzman, Tierra
Laura A. L. Wellen, Piedrín
Ania Szremski, I'd prefer not to

Books
Claire Bishop, OS XXI: Contemporary Art and Attention in the Twenty-first Century
Tatiana Flores, Art and Visual Culture under Chávez
Michael Ned HolteToo Small to Fail: Art and Microinstitutions in Los Angeles
Ming-Yuen S. Ma, There is No Soundtrack: Theorizing Aural Cultures Through Experimental Media Art
Paul Stephens, The Visual Poetry of Robert Grenier
Andrew Uroskie, The Kinetic Imaginary: Robert Breer and the Animation of Postwar Art
Jeanne Vaccaro, Handmade: Feelings & Textures of Transgender

Short-form writing
Taylor Aldridge
R.C. Baker
Annie Godfrey Larmon
Kevin McGarry
Albert Mobilio
John Pluecker

Art Writing Workshop
The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program is pleased to continue its partnership with AICA (the International Art Critics Association/USA Section) to give practicing writers the opportunity to strengthen their work through one-on-one consultations with leading art critics. For a list of 2016 Art Writing Workshop recipients, see our website.

For regular updates on events and publications by Arts Writers grantees, follow us on Twitter @artswriters.

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