Scholars, organizations, curators, graduate students, and artists working in the field of craft are invited to apply to opportunities from the Craft Research Fund. Administered by the Center for Craft, these grants support craft-centered research, exhibitions, catalogs, and projects in the United States.
- Artist Fellowship — Awards of $20,000 will be provided to advance and support the creation of new research and knowledge through craft practice. This fellowship expands the definition of “research” by making funds available to mid-career artists to conduct research via their craft practice.
- Exhibition Grant — Grants up to $15,000 will be awarded to exhibitions that support scholarly craft research in the United States. Examples of ideal applicants include museums or independent curators aiming to contribute to the historical and present-day context of American craft through exhibitions.
- Graduate Grant — Up to $5,000 will be awarded to currently enrolled master’s students pursuing thesis research related to US craft history or theory. Examples include research in a historic or current craft context, expanding upon the understanding of craft and technology, contributions to the history of craft, or other topics that offer fresh perspectives within the field.
- Project Grant — Up to $15,000 in grants will be awarded to projects expanding upon the historic or current context of the studio craft movement in the US. Examples include educational projects, publications, travel, community projects, and other topics that offer fresh perspectives within the field.
Visit the links above to learn more about each opportunity, or check out centerforcraft.org.
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