Call for Submissions

Art Critic Mentoring Program Open Call

CUE Art Foundation

New York, NY 10001


Jul 31, 2021


Jul 16, 2021

CUE Art Foundation seeks writers in the New York, NY area to write an essay on Golnar Adili’s upcoming solo exhibition at CUE, curated by Kevin Beasley and on view January 4 – February 16, 2022. The deadline to apply is July 31, 2021 at 11:59pm ET. Writers are awarded a $600 honorarium.

Co-presented with AICA USA (US section of International Association of Art Critics), the Art Critic Mentoring program provides seven writers annually with the opportunity to work with an art critic appointed by AICA to compose a long-form critical essay on one of CUE’s exhibiting artists. Over the course of two months, each writer conducts studio visits with an exhibiting artist and composes a long-form critical essay, which will be published by CUE in a printed exhibition catalogue and online.

The program is open to writers of any age in the early stages of their careers. The writer selection process consists of a nomination and open call hybrid. Writers are awarded a $600 honorarium. To read past essays, browse the archive.

For questions about the program, please email Gillian Carver, Programs & Communications Coordinator, at

To view additional details and apply, please visit: