Jeffrey Gibson (2005 Creative Capital Grantee) will be the first Indigenous artist to represent the US at the Venice Biennale. Pictured: Jeffrey Gibson, To Name An Other, 2022, at SITE Santa Fe. Photo by Shayla Blatchford.
Laura Poitras (2008 Creative Capital Grantee) directed All the Beauty and the Bloodshed, a documentary that follows Nan Goldin’s work to hold the Sackler family accountable for the opioid crisis.
Installation view of Simone Leigh's (2012 Creative Capital Grantee) US Pavilion at the 2022 Venice Biennale, The Milk of Dreams. Courtesy the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery. Photo by Timothy Schenck.
Viva Ruiz (2022 Creative Capital Grantee): Thank God for Abortion a Telenovela (still) at the Vatican, 2019.
Kassa Overall (2023 Grantee) performing an NPR Tiny Desk Concert.
Theaster Gates (2012 Creative Capital Grantee) pictured with employees and artists in his pottery studio inside a converted beer warehouse in Chicago. Photo by Stephen Wilkes.
This year Creative Capital disbursed a record-breaking $2.25 million in direct financial support to 163 artists in 75 cities and 28 states, including Anchorage, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boulder, Cambridge, Detroit, Duluth, Glorieta, Houston, Housatonic, Joseph, Knoxville, Omaha, Pawtucket, Philadelphia, Phoenix, New Orleans, and San Juan across the visual arts, performing arts, technology, film, literature, multidisciplinary and socially engaged forms. Support artists today!
This year, we increased our grantmaking by 43% to 50 awards, opened a new grant cycle, enhanced our suite of services, launched Creative Capital Carnival, hosted our inaugural Artist Benefit + Banquet (featured in The New York Times), and best of all— connected with hundreds of groundbreaking artists across the country! Read the report.