Grants & Awards

Grants & Awards

Net Art Anthology

The Foundation has awarded a two-year grant to Rhizome to support Net Art Anthology, an online exhibition retelling the history of net art from the 1980s to the present day. Launched on October 27, 2016, Net Art Anthology addresses a field of artistic practice in which even the most influential works often fade into obscurity as Read more....

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Thoma Foundation Announces Research Fellow in Twentieth-Century Abstract Painting

The Foundation announces that Jennifer Cohen has been named our first Research Fellow in Twentieth-Century Abstract Painting. Jennifer is a Ph.D. Candidate in Art History at the University of Chicago where she is finishing a dissertation titled “Surrealism and the Art of Consumption,” which has been supported by fellowships from the Smithsonian American Art Museum Read more....

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Interview with Richard Lowenberg

Richard Lowenberg, Director of the 1st-Mile Institute and the organizer of the New (+Old) Media: Restoration, Preservation, Archiving & Access workshops at the 2016 CURRENTS International New Media Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico talks with the Thoma Foundation about the importance of preserving new media art and fostering discussions about best practices in the field.

The Read more....

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Interview with 2016 Digital Arts Writing Awards Recipient, Christiane Paul

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 Paul is Adjunct Curator of New Media Arts at the Whitney Museum of American Art and Associate Professor and Associate Dean in the Read more....

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Currents New Media Festival

The Foundation is excited to support the 2016 CURRENTS New Media Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico. CURRENTS brings together the work of established and emerging new media artists from New Mexico, the U.S. and the world, for events showcasing interactive and fine art video installations, multimedia performances, single channel video, animation, digital dome Read more....

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Interview with 2016 Digital Arts Writing Awards Recipient, Nora Khan

Nora Khan received the $20,000 award ($15,000 award plus the opportunity for a $5,000 project grant) for an emerging arts writer in the U.S. who demonstrates great promise in writing about digital art. Nora Khan is a writer and editor, and currently contributing editor at Rhizome. She writes fiction and creative essays about digital visual culture, the poetics Read more....

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Thoma Foundation Announces Recipients of 2016 Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation announces the winners and the selection committee for its second annual Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art. The awards are merit-based and recognize the achievements of both an established and an emerging arts writer who have contributed significantly to the field of digital art. The Arts Writing Read more....

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A Year in Review with Jon Ippolito

As the Foundation gets ready to announce the recipients of the second year of the Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art, we caught up with 2015 Arts Writing Award winner Jon Ippolito to find out how the award has impacted his career and work over the past year. Ippolito, Professor of New Media and Director of the Digital Curation program at Read more....

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A Year in Review with Joanne McNeil

As the Foundation gets ready to announce the recipients of the second year of the Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art, we caught up with 2015 Arts Writing Award winner Joanne McNeil to find out how the award has impacted her career and work over the past year. McNeil, a New York-based writer, received the award for an emerging arts Read more....

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2016 Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art

The Thoma Foundation will announce the winners of the 2016 Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art on May 3, 2016. The Arts Writing Awards recognize arts writers who have made sustained and innovative contributions to writing about digital art. This is the second year of a program that includes:

A $40,000 award for an established arts Read more....