a-n Critical Writing Bursary – NEON: The Charged Line, a-n The Artists Information Company

This Autumn, Grundy Art Gallery traces the history of the neon artwork with an exhibition that brings together works from the 1960’s to today by 25 artists including Joseph Kosuth, Fiona Banner and Shezad Dawood.

The exhibition profiles neon works that focus on text and language, use neon as an extension of the drawn line or explore its three-dimensional sculptural qualities.

a-n has a Critical Writing Bursary available for a writer to visit NEON: The Charged Line exhibition at Grundy Art Gallery in Blackpool and produce a piece of independent critical writing, which will be uploaded to and published on a-n’s critical writing platform by the writer.

Applications accepted from now and up to 12 noon Thursday 8 September 2016.

Eligibility: Visual artists, arts organisers, writers and postgraduate students based in the UK with a current a-n membership.


  • Students on an undergraduate course.

Value: £150.

How to apply: To apply, please email jennifer.picken@a-n.co.uk by 12 noon on Thursday 8 September with a short statement of no more than 200 words outlining your interest in reviewing NEON: The Charged Line.

Please see here for more information.