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Fall 2020 Anderson Publishing Grant

Anderson publishing grant

The Anderson, in collaboration with VCUarts Graphic Design and Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Lauren Thorson, is excited to announce The Anderson Publishing Grant. Beginning Fall 2018, The Anderson Publishing Grant is an ongoing initiative aimed at supporting student publication within the arts. The Anderson will provide up to $300.00 toward direct production costs associated with the publishing of a VCUarts student-designed publication. One publication project will be selected each semester through a juried, online proposal process.

Open to projects including traditional, bound publications, zines, experimental book forms, posters, audio/video media, digital and web-based publication, with an emphasis on editions and multiples.

Timeline for the Fall 2020 Grant cycle:
9/21 Submission period opens
9/25 Submission period closes
10/9 Selected project announced
11/24 Deadline for completion of publication project

The guest Juror for the Fall 2020 grant cycle is Preston Thompson. A graphic designer and educator working and living in Brooklyn, New York, Preston received a BS in Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University and an MFA in 2d Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Currently he is a visiting Professor at Pratt Institute.