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Helen Frankenthaler Award for Painting

This annual grant is supported by a multi-year gift from the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation in memory of the artist, who was an early contributor to FCA. The $40,000 award is made annually through Grants to Artists to an individual demonstrating Helen Frankenthaler’s passion for innovation and experimentation in painting.

The Helen Frankenthaler Award for Painting is administered by a confidential nomination and selection process. Applications and unsolicited nominations are not accepted.

Helen Frankenthaler Award for Painting

Helen Frankenthaler in her studio, Stamford, CT, 1983. Courtesy the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation Archives, New York. Photograph by Cora Kelley Ward.

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