About This Initiative

In October 2010, AOL awarded 25 groundbreaking creatives $25k grants. A distinguished advisory board was assembled to review all applications, including Adam D. Weinberg, Director, Whitney Museum of American Art; Chrissie Iles, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art; Andy Spade, Partners & Spade; Rafael de Cardenas, Architecture at Large; Kim Hastreiter, Paper Magazine; Christian Viveros Faune, Village Voice; Jen Bekman, 20x200; and Glenn O'Brien, Writer. The winners of the 25for25 Grant program were: Adital Ela, Angela Riechers, Anthony Feyer, Christopher Johnson, Coke O'Neal, Daniel McCabe, Dantes Rameau, Davide Balliano, Eleonore Hendricks, Evelyn Davis, Jason Polan, Jeremy Dziedzic, Jimmy Mcbride, Josh Safdie, Julio F. Torres-Santana, Kristen Campbell, Lauren Seiden, Marc Horowitz, Marian Pierce Hoffart, Michael Duva, Rachel Sussman, Sara Lamm. Taj Forer, Tema Stauffer, and Zach Lieberman.