Thursday, December 10, 2020

Creative Capital Grants $1.75M to Artists, 76% of Whom Are POC

By Valentina Di Liscia

A total of 35 multidisciplinary projects have received $50,000 in funding each thanks to the 2021 Creative Capital Awards. The projects span a vast gamut of genres and mediums, from documentary film and sculpture to musical theater and social practice. The pool of recipients is remarkably diverse: 76% identify as people of color, 55% as female, and 10% as having a disability. Grantees range in age from their 20s to their 70s and are based in 12 different states and territories. The winning applications were selected from nearly 4,000 submissions by an eight-member panel composed of curators, past awardees, and other arts professionals. [More