Ippolito Wins Thoma Foundation’s Inaugural Digital Arts Writing Award, Media Report

ARTnews and Artforum reported Jon Ippolito, a new media professor at the University of Maine, has received a new prize for writers who concentrate on covering digital art. The Thoma Foundation, a foundation established by Carl and Marilynn Thoma, created the Thoma Foundation Arts Writing Fellowship Award to acknowledge those “who have contributed significantly to the field of writing in the digital arts,” according to Artforum. Ippolito received the $30,000 award for being an established arts writer, while Joanne McNeil, a freelance New York City writer, received $15,000 in the emerging arts writer category.