December 17, 2011 - Harpo Foundation - Harpo Foundation Grants
December 17, 2011

Harpo Foundation Grants

Harpo 2011 Grantee, Emma Wilcox, Route 21, Newark, NJ.
Documentary image from Google Earth As Google Earth has
updated its satellite imagery new text works by Wilcox have appeared.
[Que Pague El Culpable] Courtesy of the artist and The Print Center.

Harpo Foundation Grants
Three Announcements:

1. 2011 Grant Recipients

2. New Process and Deadline for 2012 Grant Cycle

3. 2012 Native American Fellowships at the Vermont Studio Center


1. Harpo Foundation is pleased to announce 11 new grants that will support the production of new work by under-recognized artists in the United States and internationally.

Romy Achituv / Arteam Interdisciplinary Art (Jerusalem, Israel)
Aram Bartholl / Museum of the Moving Image (Astoria, New York)
Deborah Brevoort / Virginia Stage Company (Norfolk, Virginia)
Jeffrey Gibson / PARTICIPANT INC (New York, New York)
Mary Mattingly / Eyebeam Atelier (New York, New York)
Ali Momeni / Elsewhere Inc. (Greensboro, North Carolina)
Bundith Phunsombatlert / New York Foundation for the Arts (Brooklyn, New York)
Stephanie Rothenberg / 516 ARTS (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
Deborah Stratman / The Images Festival (Toronto, Ontario)
Emma Wilcox / The Print Center (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Will Wilson / Navajo Nation Museum (Window Rock, Arizona)

This latest distribution of funds concludes a two-year thematic focus that has sought to explore the relationship between art and site in a dematerializing world.

2. Starting in 2012, Harpo Foundation will use a new 2-step application process to review proposals submitted by non-profit institutions and fiscal sponsors who seek support on behalf of under recognized visual artists. Eligible candidates interested in applying for a grant must first submit a Letter of Inquiry online by February 1, 2012.

Visit Harpo’s website at for more information about the Foundation’s past grant recipients, proposal guidelines, and process.

3. The deadline to apply for Harpo Foundation’s Native American Artist Fellowships at the Vermont Studio Center is February 15, 2012. For applications and additional information about the fellowship program, visit, or contact David Grozinsky at 802 635-2727 at the Vermont Studio Center.

This fellowship program has been established to support the development of visual artists and the potential for inter-cultural dialog. Annually, two Native American artists living in the U.S. will receive a one-month residency at the Vermont Studio Center, which will include room and board, a private studio, and a 500 USD travel stipend.

Please email all inquiries and questions to Julie Deamer, Executive Director, at jdeamer [​at​]

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