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WYETH FOUNDATION FOR AMERICAN ART PUBLICATION GRANT

Background

Ross Barrett Rendering Violence

The University of California Press received a Wyeth grant in 2013 to help publish Ross Barrett’s book Rendering Violence (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. 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 2019, CAA awarded publication grants to support a number of book-length scholarly manuscripts. The 2019 grantees are:

Lucy Bradnock, No More Masterpieces: Modern Art After Artaud, Yale University Press 

Elizabeth Ferrer, Critical Lens: A History of Latinx Photography, University of Washington Press 

Kimberly Beil, Good Pictures: A History of Popular Photography, Stanford University Press 

Elizabeth Boone, Descendants of Aztec Pictography: The Cultural Encyclopedias of Sixteenth Century Mexico, The University of Texas Press 

Past Winners

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

Contact

Questions? Please contact nyoffice@collegeart.org.