"I’ve always considered Joan Mitchell to be my fairy godmother. When I received the MFA Grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation in 1998, Mitchell’s gift allowed me to relocate to New York City, maintain a hold on my art-making practice, and keep my health insurance—which was key while I attempted to find a job. Read more.
We are pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of our annual Painters & Sculptors Grants, which provide 25 artists with $25,000 each in unrestricted funds. The recipients join more than 500 contemporary artists who have received Painters & Sculptors Grants over the last 25 years. Read more.
Once an artist has passed the midlife mark, they must reckon with the inevitability of death. The question that reverberates throughout this publication is “how do you want to be remembered?” What must be done to make that happen can be found right here. Read more.
The Joan Mitchell Foundation is pleased to announce the release of a new workbook, titled Estate Planning for Visual Artists: A Workbook for Attorneys & Executors. Developed in partnership with the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston (A&BC), the workbook includes in-depth sections on legal matters pertaining to intellectual property and copyright as well as estate vehicles, such as wills, trusts, and artist-endowed foundations, among others. Read more.
The ongoing CALL / VoCA talk series provides artists with the opportunity to discuss their practices as well as their experiences in legacy development, in and outside of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Creating a Living Legacy (CALL) initiative. Read more.