"The Joan Mitchell Foundation supported my practice in a variety of ways in 2018 while I was in residence at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans. As an artist, I was allowed the time and space both physically and mentally to think, recharge, and engage in inspiring conversation with my fellow resident artists." Read more.
"As someone who tends to shy away from hyperbole, I don’t often use signifiers like 'life changing.' However, there isn’t a more accurate way to describe the impact of receiving the Emerging Artist Grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation in 2016. This grant has been so much more than generous financial assistance." Read more.
"Being supported by the pioneering feminist and artistic legacy of Joan Mitchell has been particularly significant during this time in our nation’s history, when the rights of women, as well as Black people, LGBTQ individuals, and immigrants, are virtually under attack. I believe we are currently living at a crossroads, where the question of 'past and future' is ever so crucial." Read more.
"Being a part of the local Joan Mitchell community means being connected with artists who reflect the expanse of New Orleans visual culture... It is uniquely empowering to know there is an arts organization invested in multiple generations of New Orleans artists that is also invested in me." Read more.