Founded in 2006, the Art Writers Grant Program is designed to support writing about contemporary art, in particular, writing that is both accessible, critical, and which makes an “indispensable contribution to a vital artistic culture.” For its 2013 cycle, the program awarded a total of $619,000 to twenty writers, ranging in increments between $10,000 – $50,000.
Two Coats of Paint reviews and reports on contemporary painting. Founded in 2007, the site was named one of the top art blogs by The Courtauld Institute of Art in London, and has previously received a Mindshare Award for visual arts blog excellence.
Read more about the award in Sharon’s announcement at Two Coats of Paint.
I send a heartfelt “Thank you” to all the panelists and evaluators who read through more than 600 applications and found Two Coats of Paint worthy of support.
Two Coats is the second publisher within the Nectar Ads network to be awarded the prestigious grant. In 2008, Paddy Johnson of ArtFCity was also awarded a grant in the Blog category.