the Craft Research Fund

PURPOSE

The purpose of the Craft Research Fund is to advance, expand and support scholarship in United States.

Publications supported by the Craft Research Fund

TYPES OF GRANTS WITHIN PROGRAM

  • Project Grants: Grants up to $15,000 for research, writing, support documentation, images or rights to use images or text, as part of the research yet to be completed.
  • Exhibition Research Grants: Grants up to $15,000 will be awarded to support exhibition research relating to the goals of the Craft Research Fund.
  • Graduate Research Grants: Grants of up to $5,000 support research related to a Master’s thesis relating to U.S. studio craft by students enrolled in graduate programs in any accredited college or university.
  • Travel Grants: Grants of up to $1,000 are awarded to individuals invited to read papers relating to U.S. studio craft at any scholarly conference.

GOALS

  • To support innovative research on artistic and critical issues in craft theory and history.
  • To explore the inter-relationship among craft, art, design and contemporary culture.
  • To foster new cross-disciplinary approaches to scholarship in the craft field in the United States.
  • To advance investigation of neglected questions in craft history and criticism in the United States.

 

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