Applications for the 2022 Creative Capital Awards Are Now Open

Creative Capital is pleased to announce the opening of the application cycle for the 2022 Creative Capital Awards. Applying is free and open to all disciplines. More information can be found here.

The Creative Capital Award provides up to $50,000 in project funding, supplemented by additional career development services. Continuing Creative Capital’s commitment to supporting groundbreaking work, this year’s application is open to all artistic disciplines. The award recipients will be chosen by a multidisciplinary panel composed of expert curators, producers, other arts professionals, and awardees from previous years in a thorough, multi-step review process.

Explore the full list of Creative Capital-supported artists here.

The Creative Capital Awards are designed not as a one-time infusion of funding, but as the beginning of a long-term partnership between Creative Capital, an artist, and a broader artistic community. Creative Capital supports these projects in the long term, offering connections to expert advice on everything from the law to finances, and to the perspectives and expertise of other artists. The goal is not just the successful development of the project, but more stable and sustainable practices, on which artists can build.

Drawing from the principles of venture capital to develop innovative work in the cultural sphere, Creative Capital seeks out bold, groundbreaking projects and provides the artists behind them with the tools they need to realize their visions and build sustainable careers. Since its founding in 1999, Creative Capital has supported 783 artists with more than $50 million in funding; professional development opportunities; expert consulting; artist retreats and gatherings; and more, with the aim of fostering and developing artistic exchange and a thriving cultural commons across the United States.

The application closes on Monday, March 1 at 4pm ET. More information regarding the process, including advice from previous Award recipients and jurors, can be found here.

More information on the most recent Creative Capital awards, announced in December, is available here.

Press Contacts
Ed Winstead
Director, Cultural Counsel
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Michael Gibbons
Director of Marketing & Communications, Creative Capital
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