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.
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.
"Since I’ve been here at the Joan Mitchell Center, I’ve been doing a lot of reference photography, filling the well back up with visual information that I can use when I get back to the desert, like the architecture, street scenes. Especially if it’s raining at night, I get down to the Quarter and try to do as much photography as possible." Read more.