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DECEMBER 1, 2015 Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program Announces 2015 Grants

The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2015 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 2015 cycle, the Arts Writers Grant Program has awarded a total of $695,000 to twenty writers. Ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 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. 

Carla Acevedo-Yates,The Silence of Eros: Decoding Homotextuality in the Work of Zilia Sánchez

Gian-Maria AnnoviDirty Encounters: Pier Paolo Pasolini's Legacy and the Work of David Wojnarowicz

Melissa RagainEnvironmental Aesthetics in the Postwar University

Claire DaigleFiguring Fiction

Gelare Khoshgozaran and Eunsong Kimcontemptorary

Victoria ValentineCulture Type

Rizvana BradleyResurfaced Flesh: Black Aesthetics Unbound

Iftikhar DadiPakistani Contemporary Art: An Object History

Johanna GosseOn Site: Ray Johnson's New York

William E. JonesThe Ruins of Villa Iolas

Damon KrukowskiThe New Analog

Courtney MartinA Critical Language: Lawrence Alloway's Words to the Art World

Alexander ProvanArbitrary Units: Culture in the Age of Quantification

Short-Form Writing
Karen Archey

Orit Gat

James McAnally

Laura McLean-Ferris

Erik Morse

Martha Schwendener

Lynne Tillman

Art Writing Workshop

The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program is pleased to continue its partnership with 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 2015 Art Writing Workshop recipients, see their 

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