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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


Creative Capital is pleased to announce the selection of 35 projects for the 2020 Creative Capital Awards. Exemplars of the sort of innovative, powerful, and challenging work that Creative Capital is dedicated to advancing, each award includes $50,000 in project funding, supplemented by an additional $50,000 in career development services, for a total value of $100,000.


Every year, thousands of US artists submit their projects for consideration to receive a Creative Capital Award. It’s a competitive process that takes time and thoughtfulness, so it’s something we take very seriously. We spoke to the panel reviewers about the process.


We take a look at the nine Creative Capital Projects that 15 artists completed and premiered in venues all over the country in 2019.


The application for the Creative Capital Award opens annually in February. Artists in all disciplines may to apply. We provided more information about what we’re looking for in the application.