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.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Toccarra A. H. Thomas as Director of the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans. Thomas has previously served as the inaugural general manager of Pioneer Works in Brooklyn, NY, and inaugural managing director of SPACE, a contemporary multidisciplinary art organization in Portland, ME. Read more.
We are pleased to announce the 2019 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 26 years. Read more.