Art Matters Grants Fund Travel, Projects, 3-D Printers, for 35 Artists


Art Matters, the nonprofit, Soho-based art foundation founded by philanthropist Laura Donnelley, has announced its 2013 grants, reports Artforum. The grants, which range from $3,000 to $10,000, were awarded to 35 artists who will use them for socially engaged projects. Mixed-media artist Jacolby Satterwhite will use his to purchase a 3-D printer. They don’t come cheap! 

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CAA Reveals 2014 Awards, With T. J. Demos Taking Frank Jewett Mather Honors

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The College Art Association announced that scholar T. J. Demos has won the 2014 Frank Jewett Mather Award, its annual prize for art criticism, for his 2013 book The Migrant Image: The Art and Politics of Documentary During Global Crisis, writing that it “eloquently analyzes contemporary art that engages the current political reality of continual humanitarian crises while maintaining an open-ended appeal to the imagination.” Read More


Here Are the Winners of the 2013 Artadia L.A. Awards

Still from "Untitled" by Nicole Miller. (Courtesy

Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue, which organizes awards on a rotating basis in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and Houston, announced the winners of its inaugural award cycle in Los Angeles. The recipients of a $15,000 prize awarding artistic excellence were Cayetano Ferrer and Nicole Miller. Recipients of a $3,000 prize were Vishal Jugdeo, Stanya Kahn and Kerry Tribe.

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John Smith Wins 2013 Jarman Award

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Film London, the U.K.’s Channel 4 and London’s Whitechapel Gallery announced today that John Smith is the recipient of the 2013 Jarman Award, which honors artist-filmmakers.

Mr. Smith will take home a £10,000 ($16,000) check and a broadcast commission for Channel 4. Read More