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The Arts Writers Grant supports emerging and established writers who are writing about contemporary visual art. Applications are open now through May 20, 2020.

Creative Capital has joined forces with national arts grantmakers to form Artist Relief — an initiative that includes immediate, unrestricted emergency funding of $5,000 for individual artists of all disciplines.

Maurice Berger, curator, critic, and art historian, passed away on March 23, 2020 of coronavirus-related causes. He received an Arts Writers Grant in 2014.

In times of crisis and uncertainty like these, we look to artists to guide us. Yet, artists are among the most affected in times like this, and we must redouble our efforts to support them.

As COVID-19 spreads through the country, more and more cities are going into lockdown, closing off arts venues and events and in turn, cancelling artists’ and arts workers’ means to produce an income. Here’s what you can do to help.

When artists receive a Creative Capital Award, the concepts and ideas driving the project can sound simple, but with the organization’s help, their work can become vehicles to connect and illuminate unrecognized voices across the world. Referring to the three artists, Allen writes, Besides their individual experiences within Latin American, immigrant, and US cultures, these

There are so many untold stories about the real costs of being an artist in a country that lacks resources to support them. For a glimpse into what one artist endured to make her work, we spoke to Young Jean Lee.

The application for the 2021 Creative Capital Awards is open from February 1-29. The Creative Capital Award provides up to $50,000 in project funding, supplemented by an additional $50,000 in career development services, for a total value of $100,000.

Each application goes through a several-month evaluation process consisting of three rounds. In the first and second rounds, projects are matched with reviewers from the applicants’ chosen disciplines (for example, a project submitted as poetry and social practice will be reviewed by people qualified in each field). Applications that make it to the final round

Looking back on projects by Creative Capital Awardees such as Sawad Brooks, Suzanne Lacy, Tana Hargest, and Nick Cave, Murray pinpoints a shift in the nature of their work: projects started before 9/11 tended to reveal “a fascination with a speculative speculative tomorrowland,” while future ones “forecasted a more difficult future.” Read the essay In