Jackson Pollock & Lee Krasner in Pollock’s studio, 1950. Photo ©Hans Namuth Ltd. Courtesy Pollock-Krasner House & Study Center.


Through the generosity of Lee Krasner, one of the foremost abstract expressionist painters, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation was established in 1985 to provide financial resources to individual visual artists internationally.

Our grants

Lee Krasner & Jackson Pollock with their dog, Gyp, on their Springs property, ca. 1946. Photograph by Ronald J. Stein. ©Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton, NY. Gift of the Estate of Ronald J. Stein.

Our Grants


The Pollock-Krasner Foundation provides financial resources to emerging and established artists so they may focus on their work. Funding can be used to create new work, acquire supplies, rent studio space, prepare for exhibitions, attend a residency and offset living expenses. Learn More
Lee Krasner & Jackson Pollock in their garden, Springs, East Hampton, 1949. Photograph by Wilfrid Zogbaum. Courtesy Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton, NY.

Our Grants


The Foundation provides grants to non-profit organizations that directly engage with artists, such as museums by funding exhibitions, artist residency programs and also by supporting exhibitions and scholarship about Krasner and Pollock artwork. This grant is by nomination only. Learn More
Lee Krasner, photo Ernst Haas © Getty Images

Our Grants


Lee Krasner Awards are given in recognition of a lifetime of artistic achievement to artists with distinguished careers. This award is by nomination only. Learn More
Jackson Pollock, photo Tony Vaccaro © Getty Images

Our Grants


The Pollock Prize for Creativity honors an outstanding artist whose work embodies high creative standards and exemplifies the impact of art on individuals and society. This grant is by nomination only. Learn More

Notable grantee

  • 2021 Brian Wall Foundation Grant for Sculptors

    ALEX SCHWEDER, SENSEFACTORY, 2019, fan blown vinyl and faux fur. 50 x 80 x 15 feet. Image courtesy of the artist. 1/1