2018 Art Writing Workshop Participants Announced

AICA-USA is pleased to continue its partnership with The Creative Capital | Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program to give practicing writers the opportunity to strengthen their work through one-on-one consultations with leading art critics, many of whom are AICA-USA members. Focusing on the craft of writing, the workshop will use participants’ writing samples as a springboard for an in-depth consideration of such issues as voice, prose style, organizational structure, and argumentation. Ten applicants are chosen each year to participate.

2018 RECIPIENTS

Sasha Archibald
Leora Fridman
Jillian McManemin
Anthony Petro
Jennifer Peterson
Ethan Philbrick
Marina Reyes Franco
Karen Schiff
Megan Voeller
Jody Zellen
2018 MENTORS

Holland Cotter
Andrew Berardini
Charles Desmarais
Eleanor Heartney
Constance Lewallen
Carolina A. Miranda
Peter Plagens
Barry Schwabsky
Judith Stein
Lilly Wei

AICA supports art writers around the world through public programs and membership that includes free access to museums across the globe. Since its formation in 1950, AICA has been committed to elevating the values of art criticism as a discipline, and acting on behalf of the physical and moral defense of works of art.
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About AICA

AICA supports arts writers around the world through public programs and membership that offers free access to museums across the globe. AICA-USA represents the largest national section of AICA International with over 450 distinguished critics, curators, scholars, and art historians working throughout the United States. As part of the international organization, we benefit from a global reach in presence. AICA-USA is intent on international communication, elevating the values of art criticism as a discipline, and acting on behalf of the physical and moral defense of works of art.

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Membership Benefits

AICA's membership card is recognized for entrance to museums around the world. Members are invited to attend the annual AICA International Congress, hosted each year by a different member nation, and the AICA-USA annual meeting, which is held every year in May.

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Featured Programs

Organized in collaboration with CUE Art Foundation, this program matches emerging critics with experienced AICA-USA members who guide them through the process of writing a catalogue essay.

A partnership between the Arts Writers Grant Program and AICA-USA that gives art writers the opportunity to strengthen their work through one-on-one consultations with leading art critics.

Every fall, in cooperation with the New School's Vera List Center for Art and Politics, AICA-USA presents a Distinguished Critic Lecture.

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