Artist Programs Resources

Artist Centered Program Resources

The Artist Centered Program produces freely available resources to assist artists at all levels in their careers. Selected resources are available for download below.

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Career Documentation & Artists’ Estate Planning
Resources for Arts Educators
Resources for Young Artists



 

Career Documentation & Artists’ Estate Planning


CallResources.org

As an extension of the Creating a Living Legacy Program (CALL), CALLResources.org is designed to reach further into the art communities and provide a resource of shared information for established and emerging artists about cataloging, storing, and any archival related topics regarding the artist and their work.

CALL Estate Planning Workbook

This guide, published in 2012, is designed to be a practical tool for artists and/or their supporters to use when carefully assessing and identifying the unique estate planning needs and concerns specific to the visual arts.

CALL Career Documentation Guide

This workbook was created in 2015 to support the artists participating in the CALL program. It may help other artists and their supporters who are beginning the process of career documentation.

CALL Career Documentation Guide Audio Book

Audio book version of the CALL Career Documentation Guide. (See full description above.)

CALL FAQs

Answers to frequently asked questions about the CALL Program, along with links to additional resources and contacts for legacy preservation.

Resources for Arts Educators


Curriculum Resource Guide for Art Educators

The Curriculum Resource Guide was designed to aid and support the Foundation’s staff of Artist-Teachers as well as other art educators in developing year-long studio art curricula for youth audiences. This resource was created between 2011-2014 by a committee of experienced Artist-Teachers with the intent to create a resource for educators by educators.

“Expressive Mark-Making and the Art of Joan Mitchell” Lesson Plan

This lesson plan was developed by Maia Cruz Palileo and Brittany Lynn, two Joan Mitchell Foundation Artist-Teachers. The lesson, designed for students in grades 4–8, introduces the artwork of Joan Mitchell and uses examples of her work as a springboard to teach the concept of abstract mark-making. This lesson can be incorporated into larger curricular units on a variety of themes including abstraction, mark making, painting, art history and more.

Educational Posters for “Joan Mitchell: An American Master”

For the exhibition Joan Mitchell: An American Master at Lehigh University, Joan Mitchell Foundation produced three educational posters to assist educators in engaging students with the exhibition. To learn more about the exhibition, please click here

Educational Posters for “Joan Mitchell: Trees”

For the exhibition Joan Mitchell: Trees at Cheim and Read Gallery, Joan Mitchell Foundation produced two educational posters to assist educators in engaging students with the exhibition.

To learn more about the exhibition, please click here

Educational Posters for “Joan Mitchell: The Last Paintings”

For the exhibition Joan Mitchell: The Last Paintings at Cheim and Read Gallery, Joan Mitchell Foundation produced three educational posters to assist educators in engaging students with the exhibition.

Educational Poster for “Joan Mitchell: At Home in Poetry”

For the exhibition Joan Mitchell: At Home in Poetry at the Poetry Foundation in Chicago, Joan Mitchell Foundation produced an educational poster on the painting Minnesota to assist educators in engaging students with the exhibition.

To learn more about the exhibition, please click here



Resources for Young Artists


NYC Youth Art Program Directory

This 2016 directory features organizations that offer programs, courses, internships, and volunteer opportunities for youth, teens, and young adults in the arts.

Middle School Portfolio Preparation Resource Booklet

This 2016 resource booklet was developed by the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Student Opportunities & Support (SOS) Program and the Museum of Arts and Design to help prepare students and parents for applying to NYC Specialized Art High Schools. The booklet includes information on how to prepare for auditions, tips on how to build a portfolio, samples of successful student portfolios, and more. To learn more about the program, please click here

Portfolio Redefined Resource Booklet

This 2014 resource booklet was developed by the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Student Opportunities & Support (SOS) Program, the Museum of Arts and Design, Parsons and Ashcan Studio of Art, intended as an all-encompassing guide to the art school application process. Within, students will find information covering researching colleges, art majors, financial aid, and much more.

Art Degree Demystified

This 2014 resource booklet was developed by the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Student Opportunities & Support (SOS) Program, the Museum of Arts and Design, Parsons and Ashcan Studio of Art to help prepare students and parents for applying to colleges and universities with art programming. To learn more about the program, please click here