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The Joan Mitchell Foundation, Inc.


Last profile update: 04/12/2017
Last grant data update: 02/11/2018

At A Glance

The Joan Mitchell Foundation, Inc.

545 W. 25th St., 15th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10001-5501

Telephone: (212) 524-0100


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Entertainment






Established in 1993 in NY - Founded by Joan Mitchell, a "second generation" abstract expressionist painter, who was one of her era's few female painters to gain critical and public acclaim.

Purpose and Activities

The Joan Mitchell Foundation seeks to demonstrate that painting and sculpture are significant cultural necessities. To further this mandate, the foundation provides grants, stipends and scholarships for painters and sculptors. The foundation also seeks out avenues to meet the needs of artists such as colloquiums and workshops, classes and other resource facilities. These educational activities are to further the development of painters and sculptors. Applications are accepted only in the field of art.