"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 sat down with artist Jessica Lagunas in April 2018 while she was an Artist-in-Residence at the Joan Mitchell Center to hear about her latest textile art project: creating a weaving with donated strands of hair from people who visited her studio during the residency. Read more.
We sat down in April with Painters & Sculptors Grant recipient Travis Somerville during his residency at the Joan Mitchell Center to learn more about his work and the impact the Foundation has had on his career. Read more.
This artist interview series highlights the voices of artists who have participated in the Foundation's Creating a Living Legacy (CALL) program. The Fall 2017 line-up of CALL/VoCA Talks featured four unique New York-based artists: Gwen Fabricant, Mario Martinez, Tara Sabharwal, and Marcos Dimas. Read more.