"Being in the Joan Mitchell Foundation Art Education programs, where I was surrounded by students who were as passionate as I am about making art, really helped me develop and fit into the community even though I’m a first-generation immigrant." Read more.
“We are excited to have Miranda bring her significant knowledge and expertise working with contemporary artists to our organization,” said Michele Tortorelli, President and Board Chair of the Joan Mitchell Foundation. Read more.
"All and all, being a resident at the Joan Mitchell Center changed my life in that I went from being unknown outside of New Orleans, to people seeking me out because of the opportunities I’ve had to show my work in other cities. It also increased visibility of my work in New Orleans." Read more.
"For years, I half-joked that I would be offered a show at MoMA before I showed in Portland. Regional discrimination is less prevalent now, but is still challenging for artists living far from a cultural center. Joan Mitchell Foundation is helping level the field. The grant raised my profile in the region." Read more.
"What happened to me and my studio during Sandy seems now, with the perspective of time, to have had a purpose. Applying for the Joan Mitchell Foundation Emergency Grant was a great opportunity for me to get my life as an artist together." Read more.