We speak to Melanie Crean, Shaun Leonardo and Sable Elyse Smith about their Creative Capital Project, Mirror/Echo/Tilt, which uses visual art, poetry, as well as curriculum with court-involved youth to inform the work that will be on view at the New Museum in New York.


Every month, Creative Capital compiles a list of residencies, grant, and award opportunities as part of our commitment to sharing resources and opportunities for artists working in all creative disciplines. These opportunities have deadlines in June and July.


Future IDs at Alcatraz is a year-long project by Gregory Sale, an exhibition and series of monthly public programs on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco. The project’s main goal is to help reframe the narrative of re-entry. We spoke to Sale about his Creative Capital Project.


Alex Rivera’s 2008 Creative Capital Project, Sleep Dealer, is still relevant today—the speculative futurist film made surprisingly accurate predictions about remote warfare, protected borders, and automation. Ahead of a screening at Queens Museum, Rivera told us about the work.


Translating your creative ideas to paper as project descriptions, budgets, and timelines can be difficult. Tracie Holder discusses tricks and tools to help you put your ideas to paper so that you can write a strong grant proposal.


Applying for a grant is an extremely competitive process. So, it’s important to take the process as seriously as your creative practice. Tracie Holder, who leads Creative Capital’s grant writing workshops, offers some tips to help make fundraising easier.


Every month, Creative Capital compiles a list of residencies, grant applications, and award opportunities as part of our commitment to sharing resources for artists working in all creative disciplines. This month’s opportunities include a residency on the coast of Ireland, and a grant for nonprofit arts spaces in the Bay Area.


Barbara Hammer, who forever changed avant-garde filmmaking by exploring lesbian identity and sexuality through experimental cinematic techniques, passed away in March 2019 due to cancer. We spoke to several artists who interacted with Hammer through Creative Capital and elsewhere in the art world—all of them recalled how much joy she exuded, even to her last days.


On Our Radar 2019 features noteworthy projects in all disciplines that advanced to the final round in the competitive selection process for the Creative Capital Award.


Every month, Creative Capital compiles a list of residencies, grant, and award opportunities as part of our commitment to sharing resources and opportunities for artists working in all creative disciplines. Upcoming opportunities range from a residency outside of Tokyo, Japan for emerging artists to a grant for nonprofits to present public art projects in the Bay Area.