Women & Their Work Receives $90,000 Warhol Foundation Grant

Beili Liu performing "The Mending Project," her installation involving thousands of pairs of suspended scissors, in 2011 at Women & Their Work.

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts announced the recipients of its Fall 2018 round of grant with $3.65 million awarded to 42 arts organizations.

Among them is Austin’s Women & Their Work which has been awarded $90,000 in general program support granted over two years.

Women & Their Work will use the grant of fund a series of solo exhibitions and accompanying programs in 2019 and 2020 by women artists living in Texas. Exhibits will also be accompanied by a catalog and a video interview. Artists to be featured include Jill Bedgood, Jennifer Datchuk, Shana Hoehn, Bumin Kim, Mihee Nahm, Rosa Nussbaum, Emily O’Leary, Preetika Rajgaria, and Jade Walker.

Also honored with a Warhol Foundation grant, Houston’s DiverseWorks, an interdisciplinary center, received a $100,000 two-year program support grant.

And the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas was awarded $100,000 for the upcoming exhibition, “No Man’s Land: Women of Land Art.” 

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Founded in 1987 in accordance with Andy Warhol’s will, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has as its mission the advancement of the visual arts.

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