New York artist Tomie Arai has served on the Foundation's Board of Directors since 2010. Due to new term limits for board members, Tomie stepped off the board at the end of 2019. In the spirit of honoring her service to the Foundation and sharing her work and personal story more widely, we offer the following overview of a presentation she recently shared with the Foundation's staff and board. Read more.
On view December 12, 2019 – February 28, 2020, "In the Absence of...," is a group exhibition celebrating the culmination of the Joan Mitchell Foundation’s 2019 Early Art Practitioners Council, a peer-learning experience for early career artists centered on professional and creative development. Read more.
Join us Thursday, November 21, 5-8pm, for an Open Studio event at the Joan Mitchell Foundation, featuring work by five artists participating in the 2019 Early Art Practitioners (EAP) Council. Read more.
Shervone Neckles-Ortiz, the Foundation’s Artist Programs Manager for Professional Development, and Lauren Shadford, Executive Director of VoCA, reflect on the origins of the CALL/VoCA Talks and insights gained over the years. Read more.
Ruth Leonela Buentello is an artist from San Antonio, TX, and a 2017 recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant. We sat down with her in April 2019, when she was an Artist-in-Residence at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans, to learn more about her work. Read more.
In partnership with VoCA (Voices in Contemporary Art), we are pleased to announce the CALL / VoCA Talks, an upcoming series of free, public artist talks that will explore topics relating to artistic legacy and the long-term preservation of creative work. Read more.