Grants & Awards


Posted: October 17, 2017

Interview with Joanne McNeil, 2015 Arts Writing Award in Digital Art Recipient

The Thoma Foundation’s 2015 Arts Writing Award in Digital Art recipient Joanne McNeil debuts her film Just Browsing, a five-part video series investigating what it means to be an internet user, on Thursday, ...

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Posted: October 4, 2017

Pacific Standard Time LA/LA

The Foundation is excited to support several museums participating in Pacific Standard Time LA/LA. Led by the Getty, Pacific Standard Time is a collaborative effort from arts institutions across Southern California to ...

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Posted: September 21, 2017

2015 Arts Writing Award Grantee Joanne McNeil Debuts Just Browsing

JUST BROWSING: Premiere and Artist Talk Oct. 19, 2017, 7 pm at Fridman Gallery RSVP at Eventbrite The recipient of our 2015 Arts Writing Award in Digital Art, Joanne McNeil has completed ...

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Posted: September 6, 2017

Announcing the New Research Fellow in Twentieth-Century Abstract Painting

The Thoma Foundation is pleased to announce our new Research Fellow in Twentieth-Century Abstract Painting. Becky Bivens is a PhD candidate in art history at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research focuses ...

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Posted: June 29, 2017

Tech and the West Symposium, a partnership with the Santa Fe Opera

The Thoma Foundation is pleased to partner with the Santa Fe Opera on Tech and the West, a two-day symposium held July 21-22, and presented as part of the upcoming world premiere ...

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Posted: June 7, 2017

2017 CURRENTS New Media Festival

The Foundation is excited to support the 2017 CURRENTS New Media Festival in Santa Fe, New Mexico. CURRENTS brings together the work of established and emerging new media artists from New Mexico, ...

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Posted: June 1, 2017

Interview with 2017 Digital Arts Writing Awards Recipient, Ed Halter

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. Halter is Critic ...

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Posted: May 24, 2017

Interview with 2017 Arts Writing Award in Digital Art Recipient, Rudolf Frieling

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 Curator ...

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Posted: May 10, 2017

Announcing Recipients of 2017 Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art

The Carl & Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation announces the winners and the selection committee of its 2017 Arts Writing Awards in Digital Art. THE RECIPIENTS OF THIS YEAR’S AWARD ARE: RUDOLF FRIELING ...

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Posted: April 27, 2017

2017 Research Fellowing in Twentieth-century Abstract Painting

Chicago, IL – The Foundation is pleased to announce the application period for its 2017 Research Fellowship in Twentieth-century Abstract Painting. The fellowship will provide an emerging scholar unique access to the ...

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