05 December 2013

2013 Art Writers Grants

2013 Art Writers Grants

Congratulations to AICA-USA members Monica Amor, Claudia Calirman, and Robert Berlind for winning awards for excellence in art writing from the Creative Capital / Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program.

In its 2013 cycle, the Arts Writers Grant Program awarded a total of $619,000 to twenty writers. Ranging from $10,000 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.

Articles
Melissa MessinaMildred Thompson: Making the Invisible Visible (Savannah, GA)
Federico WindhausenNarcisa Hirsch, the Goethe Group, and Argentine Experimental Cinema During the Dirty War (Oakland, CA) 

Blogs
Sharon ButlerTwo Coats of Paint (New York, NY)
Ed FuentesPaint This Desert (Las Vegas, NV) 
Andrew HorwitzArt Criticism for the Post-Material World (Brooklyn, NY) 

Books
Monica AmorGego: Weaving the Space In Between (Philadelphia, PA)
Jennifer BajorekHow to Write a Visual History of Liberation: Photography and Decolonial Imagination in Africa (Brooklyn, NY)
George BakerLateness and Longing: On the Afterlife of Photography (Los Angeles, CA)
Claudia CalirmanA Study from the Margins: Female Practices in Brazil and Chile(New York, NY)
Kellie JonesArt is an Excuse: Conceptual Strategies 1968-1983 (Brooklyn, NY)
Saloni MathurA Fragile Inheritance: Radical Stakes in Contemporary Indian Art(Los Angeles, CA)
Lizabeth Paravisini-GebertTroubled Waters: Ecology and History in 21st-Century Caribbean Art (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Krista ThompsonThe Visual Economy of Light in African Diasporic Aesthetic Practice (Evanston, IL)

Short-Form Writing
Andrew Berardini (Los Angeles, CA)
Robert Berlind (New York, NY)
Travis Diehl (Los Angeles, CA)
Travis Jeppesen (Berlin, Germany)
Jennifer Kabat (Margaretville, NY)
Kate Sutton (Nashville, TN) 

The 2014 grants application period opens in April.

Headquartered in New York, AICA-USA's membership comprises over 400 critics, curators, scholars, and art historians working throughout the United States.

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