APS Publication Grant, Supported by C. G. Boerner and Harris Schrank
The APS Publication Grant supports the publication of innovative scholarly research about printmaking across all time periods and geographic regions. The grant carries a maximum award of $2,000 and is funded through the Association of Print Scholars and the generosity of two print dealers, C.G. Boerner and Harris Schrank.
Proposed projects should be feature-length articles, online publications or essays, exhibition catalogues, or books, which are nearing completion and publication. Examples of possible uses for an APS Publication Grant include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Travel expenses for research essential to the completion of a manuscript;
- Studio time or courses in printmaking that will contribute significantly to a scholar’s understanding of their subject matter, or collaboration between printmakers and scholars;
- Funding assistance for photography and image permissions;
- Honoraria for contributors to edited volumes or other collaborative publications.
Application Requirements & Review Criteria
Successful proposals must address all of the following criteria:
- Proposal narrative describing the scholarly project, including how it will contribute towards advancing print scholarship, and the target audience (500-1000 words).
- Budget and budget narrative detailing how grant funding would be spent. Please list any other grants for which the applicant has applied, amounts, and the results (if known).
- A detailed publishing plan, indicating any progress towards publication and contact with editors at specific presses, journals, online publications, museums, etc.
- CV for all participant(s)
The time frame for the grant is one year. The successful applicant will be notified by November 1 and the grant must be applied to publication costs within one year of notification. Applicants should send all required materials by August 31 to Angela Campbell, APS Grants Coordinator, at email@example.com.
Winners of the APS Publication Grant
2018 Prize (press release)
Aaron M. Hyman and Dana Leibsohn, “Washing the Archive: Indigenous Knowledge, European Prints, and Colonial Histories of Latin America”
2017 Prize (press release)
Galina Mardilovich, “‘The Independent Goddess:’ Printmaking in Late Imperial Russia”