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Wyeth Publication Grant

About the Grant


Katherine A. Bussard Unfamiliar Streets

Yale University Press received a Wyeth grant in 2012 to help publish Katherine Bussard’s book Unfamiliar Streets (2014)

Since 2005, the Wyeth Foundation for American Art has supported the publication of books on American art through the Wyeth Foundation for American Art Publication Grant, administered by CAA.

For this grant program, “American art” is defined as art created in the United States, Canada, and Mexico through 1970. Eligible for the grant are book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of American art, visual studies, and related subjects that have been accepted by a publisher on their merits but cannot be published in the most desirable form without a subsidy. The deadline for the receipt of applications is September 15 of each year.

Recent Winners

In fall 2013, CAA awarded publication grants to support five book-length scholarly manuscripts. The grantees are:

  • Ross Barrett, Rendering Violence: Riots, Strikes, and Upheavals in Nineteenth-Century American Art, University of California Press
  • Craig Burnett, Philip Guston: The Studio, Afterall Books
  • Sarah Hamill, David Smith in Two Dimensions: Photography and the Matter of Sculpture, University of California Press
  • Sascha T. Scott, A Strange Mixture: The Art and Politics of Painting Pueblo Indians, University of Oklahoma Press
  • Karen Stanworth, Visibly Canadian: Imaging Collective Identity in the Canadas, 1820–1910, McGill-Queens University Press

Read a list of all recipients of the Wyeth Foundation for American Art Publication Grant from 2005 to the present.


Questions? Please contact Alex Gershuny, CAA editorial associate, at 212-392-4424.

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