Artist Programs Resources
Artist Centered Program Resources
The Artist Centered Program produces freely available resources to assist artists at all levels in their careers. Selected resources are available for download below.
Grant-Finding Resources for Artists
Joan Mitchell Educational Resources
Career Documentation & Artists’ Estate Planning
Curriculum Guide and Lesson Plans for Arts Educators
Resources for Young Artists
Poster of Joan Mitchell's Sunflowers with educational material on reverse. Download below.
Grant-Finding Resources for Artists
Suggested Resources for Grant Research and Artist Support Programming
A resource for artists on other funding organizations that provide grants, residencies, or other resources for artists.
Emergency Grant Resources for Artists
A listing of additional organizations that offer emergency funding & resources to artists.
La Chatière | 1960
Tilleul | 1978
Minnesota | 1980
Beauvais | 1986
Sunflowers | 1990-1991
Trees | 1992
Merci | 1992
Untitled (Pastel) | 1992
Trees I | 1992
As an extension of the Creating a Living Legacy Program (CALL), CALLResources.org is designed to reach further into the art communities and provide a resource of shared information for established and emerging artists about cataloging, storing, and any archival related topics regarding the artist and their work.
CALL Estate Planning for Visual Artists: A Workbook for Attorneys & Executors
This workbook, published in 2018, is designed to support artists and attorneys in legacy planning. Developed in partnership with the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston, the workbook includes legal advice alongside essays from a diverse range of arts professionals.
CALL Estate Planning Workbook for Visual Artists
This guide, published in 2012, is designed to be a practical tool for artists and/or their supporters to use when carefully assessing and identifying the unique estate planning needs and concerns specific to the visual arts.
CALL Career Documentation Guide
This workbook was created in 2015 to support the artists participating in the CALL program. It may help other artists and their supporters who are beginning the process of career documentation.
CALL Career Documentation Guide Audio Book
Audio book version of the CALL Career Documentation Guide. (See full description above.)
Answers to frequently asked questions about the CALL Program, along with links to additional resources and contacts for legacy preservation.
Curriculum Resource Guide for Art Educators
The Curriculum Resource Guide was designed to aid and support the Foundation’s staff of Artist-Teachers as well as other art educators in developing year-long studio art curricula for youth audiences. This resource was created between 2011-2014 by a committee of experienced Artist-Teachers with the intent to create a resource for educators by educators.
“Expressive Mark-Making and the Art of Joan Mitchell” Lesson Plan
This lesson plan was developed by Maia Cruz Palileo and Brittany Lynn, two Joan Mitchell Foundation Artist-Teachers. The lesson, designed for students in grades 4–8, introduces the artwork of Joan Mitchell and uses examples of her work as a springboard to teach the concept of abstract mark-making. This lesson can be incorporated into larger curricular units on a variety of themes including abstraction, mark making, painting, art history and more.
NYC Youth Art Program Directory
This 2016 directory features organizations that offer programs, courses, internships, and volunteer opportunities for youth, teens, and young adults in the arts.
Middle School Portfolio Preparation Resource Booklet
This 2016 resource booklet was developed by the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Student Opportunities & Support (SOS) Program and the Museum of Arts and Design to help prepare students and parents for applying to NYC Specialized Art High Schools. The booklet includes information on how to prepare for auditions, tips on how to build a portfolio, samples of successful student portfolios, and more. To learn more about the program, please click here.
Portfolio Redefined Resource Booklet
This 2014 resource booklet was developed by the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Student Opportunities & Support (SOS) Program, the Museum of Arts and Design, Parsons and Ashcan Studio of Art, intended as an all-encompassing guide to the art school application process. Within, students will find information covering researching colleges, art majors, financial aid, and much more.
Art Degree Demystified
This 2014 resource booklet was developed by the Joan Mitchell Foundation's Student Opportunities & Support (SOS) Program, the Museum of Arts and Design, Parsons and Ashcan Studio of Art to help prepare students and parents for applying to colleges and universities with art programming. To learn more about the program, please click here.