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Grants for Bold Initiatives
Grants for Nonprofit Organization

Inaugural Bold Initiatives Grant for OPEN HOUSE Initiative

The Thoma Foundation is proud to provide lead support for the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (moCa)’s new OPEN HOUSE initiatives. These initiatives embody the values of diversity, inclusion, and accessibility, and ...

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Grants for Nonprofit Organization
Publication & Exhibition

With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art 1972-1985

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation is proud to provide major support for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles’ upcoming exhibit With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art 1972-1985, ...

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Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art
Fellowships

McKenzie Wark, Established Writer

Established writer who challenges the value systems of internet culture McKenzie Wark is an Australian-born media theorist who teaches at The New School in New York City. Among their books are A Hacker Manifesto (Harvard, ...

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Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art
Fellowships

Legacy Russel, Emerging Writer

Emerging writer who advocates black excellence in digital art Legacy Russell is a writer and curator. Born and raised in New York City, she is the Associate Curator of Exhibitions at The Studio ...

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Grants for Nonprofit Organization

Endowed Position: Marilynn Thoma Associate Curator, Art of the Spanish Americas

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation is proud to announce a $2 million permanent endowment for a curatorial position devoted to art of the Spanish Americas at the Blanton Museum of ...

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Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art
Fellowships

Mary Flanagan, Established Writer

Mary Flanagan has been writing about digital art since the 1990s, with a particular focus on virtual spaces and games. She has long investigated the impact of feminist and alternative performances on ...

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Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art
Fellowships

Dawn Chan, Emerging Writer

With an early background in computer vision and artificial intelligence research, Dawn Chan uses art criticism to confront the identity politics embodied in digital art. Underlying Chan’s work is the understanding that ...

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Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art
Fellowships

Rudolf Frieling, Established Writer

Rudolf Frieling received the $40,000 award ($30,000 unrestricted, merit-based award + $10,000 project grant) for an established arts writer in the U.S. who has made significant contributions to writing about digital art. Rudolf Frieling is ...

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Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art
Fellowships

Ed Halter, Emerging Writer

Ed Halter received the $20,000 award ($15,000 unrestricted, merit-based award + $5,000 project grant) for an emerging arts writer in the U.S. who demonstrates great promise in writing about digital art. Ed Halter is ...

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Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art
Fellowships

Christiane Paul, Established Writer

Christiane Paul received the $40,000 award ($30,000 award plus the opportunity for a $10,000 project grant) for an established arts writer in the U.S. who has made significant contributions to writing about digital art. Christiane ...

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