CORAI Project
Revolutionize Art History™

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Revolutionize Art History™


2017 Heliconia Grant 

Acanthus leaves are so 4th century BCE! Let's rock this field.

Here are the requirements and deadlines for our first springboard grant:

*Restricted to art historians who identify as people of color (PoC)

Application process opens at 10 A.M. (PST) February 15th and closes March 30th (Extended from previous March 15th Deadline) 

All materials need to be submitted in PDF format to the following email: Subject line must read: Heliconia Grant Last Name, First Name

You may be a student or an unaffiliated art historian.

Applicants must live within Seattle city limits:

Education requirements: Must have a B.A. in Art History. May be coursing through a M.A. or Ph.D program in Art History.

Materials: a resume (please include home address) and an 800 word essay where you share with the CORAI Team how $500 will help you make a difference in art history (e.g. buy a College Art Association membership, attending a seminar, buying research materials, covering transportation costs to a research site, etc.) Also share with us your focus and how your perspective, theory, or interpretation enrich the current art history paradigm. 

Please send any pertaining inquiries to



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Seattle, WA 



People are hungry for these stories that break the conservative art history.
— Dr. Kellie Jones