Chennault, who brings 20 years of private investment experience, has been advising the Foundation’s Finance Committee since 2017, and his formal appointment to the Board recognizes and expands his leadership role. Read more.
The Joan Mitchell Foundation’s staff and board stand in solidarity with black, brown, and Indigenous people who are making their voices heard. We believe in the transformative potential of the artistic voices around us. Read more.
Joan Mitchell Foundation has joined forces with fellow arts funders to form Artist Relief, a new national, multidisciplinary initiative offering rapid, unrestricted funding of $5,000 to individual artists. Read more.
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.
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.