About

Peripheral Vision is an academic journal of contemporary art criticism dedicated to the study of work by emerging and mid-career American artists. Peripheral Vision pairs artists with professional critics for the publication of articles averaging 2000 words through our prestigious Publication Fellowship program. Browse the journal by Genre, Theme, and Issue, or visit the Fellows pages to read artist Profiles. Sign up for our free email newsletter to receive article links, announcements, + bimonthly calls for entry.

Meet our talented art critics!

Launched in 2016, and edited by Texas artist and art historian Scott Gleeson, Peripheral Vision was created to respond to professional artists' need for substantive critical recognition. Since issuing the first call, Peripheral Vision has awarded 106 Publication Fellowships and has commissioned over 156,500 words of content. We have thousands of followers across platforms and are growing by 100+ followers per day on Instagram. As we grow we will create new publication and curatorial initiatives.



Meet and connect with our distinguished Fellows!

Our Fellows include art faculty, alums, residents, grant recipients and fellows of the following institutions:

Yale University · The School of the Art Institute of Chicago · Virginia Commonwealth University · Rhode Island School of Design · School of Visual Arts · Otis College of Art and Design · Columbia University · Pratt Institute · Maryland Institute College of Art · Savannah College of Art and Design · Ohio State University · Pennsylvania State University · University of Pennsylvania · University of California, Berkeley · Cornell University · Kansas City Art Institute · University of Michigan · University of Washington in St. Louis · University of Wisconsin in Madison · City University of New York · New York University · San Francisco Art Institute · University of California, San Jose · Long Island University · Dartmouth College · Emory University · Arizona State University · University of Texas at Dallas · University of North Texas · Kenyon College · MacDowell Colony · Yaddo · Vermont Studio Center · New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) · Studios at MASS MoCA · American Academy in Rome · Ox Bow · Sculpture Space · Arts Letters & Numbers · Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Residency · Red Lodge Clay Center · New American Paintings · Two Coats of Paint · Dave Bown Projects · Ucross Foundation · Harpo Foundation · Pollock-Krasner Foundation · Puffin Foundation · NEA Rochefeller Foundation · Windgate · Brooklyn Arts Council · Experimental Television Fund · Greater Ohio Arts Council · Fulbright Specialist Grant · The Andy Warhol Foundation regional re-grants · Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas · Kansas Arts Commission · Creative Work Fund · Dallas Museum of Art Dozier Travel Grant · Nasher Sculpture Center Microgrant


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Inquiries may be addressed to Scott Gleeson at email: editor (at) peripheralvisionarts (dot) org or sent using the below form. 

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Professional art historians and experienced art critics interested in contributing to Peripheral Vision may submit a cover letter, CV, and 2 academic writing samples to Scott Gleeson at editor (at) peripheralvisionarts (dot) org