Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announces recipients for the inaugural round of its artistic grants

NEW YORK, NY.- The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announced the recipients of its new Artistic Innovation and Collaboration grant program (AIC) to advance the values promoted by artist and activist Robert Rauschenberg during his lifetime and career. The AIC grant program is the first national competitive grant program for the Foundation. It propels the organization’s philanthropic mission of cultivating, promoting, encouraging and supporting the production and exhibition of art. “This grant program is rooted in the defining characteristics of Bob’s legacy – fearlessness, innovative practice, cross-disciplinary exploration and collaboration among artists – and supports new work in a time when funding artistic experimentation is receding. We are delighted to be able to support projects that are pushing the boundaries of artistic practice and helping artists and cultural organizations inv