Spring 2022 Anderson Publishing Grant

The Anderson, in collaboration with VCUarts Graphic Design and Assistant Professor of Graphic Design Lauren Thorson, is excited to announce the Spring 2022 Anderson Publishing Grant. Now in its fifth year, The Anderson Publishing Grant is a semesterly award in support of 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 Spring 2022 Grant cycle:
2/9 – Submission period opens
3/5 – Submission period closes
3/25 – Selected project announced

4/28 – Preferred deadline for completion of publication project (can be extended if needed)

In years past the award has been selected by a guest juror, however, this year the grant will be awarded by The Anderson’s faculty advisory committee, a jury composed of faculty from VCUarts studio art departments.

Poster by Lauren Thorson