Lee Krasner in Hans Hoffman’s studio, early 1940s. Photo ©Robert E. Mates and Paul Katz. Lee Krasner artwork ©Pollock-Krasner Foundation/ARS.

POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION GRANT

Pollock-Krasner grants have enabled artists to create new work, purchase needed materials and pay for studio rent, as well as their personal and medical expenses. Past recipients of Pollock-Krasner grants acknowledge their critical impact in allowing concentrated time for studio work, and in preparing for exhibitions and other professional opportunities such as accepting a residency.

REQUIREMENTS

Artists can apply to The Pollock-Krasner Foundation by submitting an online application. Requirements for consideration are the application form, a cover letter, a current resume including an exhibition record, and ten digital images of current work with a corresponding identification list. All applications will be promptly acknowledged and considered. Please do not send application forms by mail, fax or e-mail.

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Linh Phuong Nguyen, Mountains, 2009 1 ton of unrefined salt, 157 x 157 inches
Deborah Roberts, Gone Girl, 2010 watercolor/acrylic on paper, 96 x 60 inches
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ORGANIZATION GRANT

Organizations whose missions directly impact the individual artist may apply for support of their programs. Organizations must be not-for-profit U.S. based 501(c)3 entities.

HOW TO APPLY

If you would like to apply for a grant for your not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization, please submit a 1 page letter of intention briefly outlining your request, including amount of request and how your program directly impacts the individual artist. Also please submit your 501(c)3 IRS determination letter.

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SculptureCenter In Practice Exhibition Program. Jesse Harrod, Taught tight tender sway, 2017, detail, In Practice: Material Deviance, SculptureCenter, New York, 2017. Paracord, rope, cock rings, acrylic. Dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Kyle Knodell
Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild Artist in Residence ProgramPhoto courtesy Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild
Vermont Studio Center’s Schultz Sculpture ShopPhoto courtesy Monica Jane Frisell (www.monicafrisell.com)
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LEE KRASNER AWARD

* THIS AWARD IS NOMINATION ONLY.
Lee Krasner Awards are based on the same criteria as all regular Pollock-Krasner grants, but are given in recognition of a lifetime of artistic achievement. This honor is a tribute to and recognition of artists with long and distinguished careers.
Mildred Howard, <em>The House That Cannot Be Any Color Than It’s Own, </em> 2011
<span>10.5 x 11 x 9 feet; clear mirrored glass laminated hand-blown aubergine art glass</span>
Mildred Howard, The House That Cannot Be Any Color Than It’s Own,  2011 10.5 x 11 x 9 feet; clear mirrored glass laminated hand-blown aubergine art glass
Don Nice,<em> Life Saver Rainbow,</em> 2014
<span>30 x 22 ½ inches; watercolor</span>
Don Nice, Life Saver Rainbow, 2014 30 x 22 ½ inches; watercolor
Morgan O'Hara,<em> Painter at Work,</em> 2011
<span>site specific wall drawing with flat black acrylic pain on white walls, 9 x 16 feet </span>
Morgan O'Hara, Painter at Work, 2011 site specific wall drawing with flat black acrylic pain on white walls, 9 x 16 feet
Robert Hudson,<em> Yellow Light, </em>2010
<span>  42 x 48 x 29  inches; steel, cast iron shards, stainless steel, epoxy paint, bronze hat, reflective tape, swivel
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Robert Hudson, Yellow Light, 2010 42 x 48 x 29  inches; steel, cast iron shards, stainless steel, epoxy paint, bronze hat, reflective tape, swivel

POLLOCK PRIZE FOR CREATIVITY

* THIS AWARD IS NOMINATION ONLY.
The Pollock Prize for Creativity, honoring an outstanding artist whose work embodies high creative standards and exemplifies the impact of art on individuals and society. Given on a yearly basis, the Pollock Prize carries a cash award of $50,000 and the recognition of the organization safeguarding the artistic legacies of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner.
Amy Sherald,  <em> Saint Woman, </em> 2015 <span> oil on canvas, 54 x 43 inches </span>
Amy Sherald, Saint Woman, 2015 oil on canvas, 54 x 43 inches
Gideon Mendel, <em> Haji Sharif.Kando Khan Bozdar Village, Pakistan, September 2010.</em><span>Lightjet C type photographic print on Fuji Crystal Archive Paper, 100 x 100 cm</span>
Gideon Mendel, Haji Sharif.Kando Khan Bozdar Village, Pakistan, September 2010.Lightjet C type photographic print on Fuji Crystal Archive Paper, 100 x 100 cm
Gideon Mendel, <em> Chinita and Samundri Davi. Salempur Village near Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India, August 2007.</em><span>Lightjet C type photographic print on Fuji Crystal Archive Paper, 100 x 100 cm</span>
Gideon Mendel, Chinita and Samundri Davi. Salempur Village near Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India, August 2007.Lightjet C type photographic print on Fuji Crystal Archive Paper, 100 x 100 cm

EMERGENCY RELIEF GRANT

Deeply concerned for the welfare of artists affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, as well as the California wildfires, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation is currently accepting emergency requests for grants to professional visual artists who have been directly impacted with losses and/or damages by these recent disasters.

HOW TO APPLY

Artists may apply through our regular grant application link on our website Once an application is submitted, the artist will be contacted by the Foundation staff to gather additional information and expedite the process. These grants have a $10,000 limit. A completed application form, cover letter, exhibition history and ten digital images of the applicant’s work are necessary to be considered for our emergency relief grant. For further questions please email grantapplication@pkf.org

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