Puerto Rican artists winners of the Joan Mitchell Foundation 2024 Artists-in-Residence

New York, NY — January 17, 2024 — The Joan Mitchell Foundation today announced its selection of a diverse and distinguished group of artists to participate in the 2024 Artists-in-Residence program at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans. This year’s cohort of 37 artists includes a dynamic group of 16 artists from across the United States participating alongside 21 artists local to New Orleans. The 2024 residency program is divided into three sessions, in the Spring, Summer, and Fall, and will provide these artists with the space and support needed to develop new work—while also offering an immersive experience in the heart of one of America’s most culturally rich cities.

“The 2024 Artists-in-Residence embody the spirit of creativity and exploration that Joan Mitchell championed throughout her life,” said Christa Blatchford, Executive Director of the Joan Mitchell Foundation. “Their diverse practices and perspectives continue the Foundation’s legacy of supporting artists in their creative process, as Mitchell’s will directed. We are thrilled to be able to provide them with the time, space, and resources to focus, and look forward to the dynamic energy they will bring to the Joan Mitchell Center.”

The complete list of participants for 2024 is:

Diane Appaix-Castro, New Orleans, LA; Anthony Baab, New Orleans, LA; Anthony Badon, New Orleans, LA; Rogelio Báez Vega, San Juan, PR; Rina Banerjee, Brooklyn, NY; Sophia Belkin, Baltimore, MD; Alcide Breaux, New Orleans, LA; Ellen Bull, New Orleans, LA; Virginia Candler, New Orleans, LA; Elisabeth Condon, New York, NY; Cicely Cottingham, West Orange, NJ; Lauren dela Roche, Edwardsville, IL; Paige DeVries, New Orleans, LA; Dara Engler, Trumansburg, NY; James Flynn, New Orleans, LA; Thomas Friel, New Orleans, LA; Augustus Hoffman, New Orleans, LA; Emily Holt, Nashville, TN; Sarah House, New Orleans, LA; Salvador Jiménez-Flores, Chicago, IL; Ryan Leitner, New Orleans, LA; Maggie Michael, Washington DC; Joshua Mintz, New Orleans, LA;Love Nguyen, Santa Barbara, CA; Saigon, Vietnam; Lilliam Nieves, Bayamón, PR; Cora Nimtz, New Orleans, LA; Ebony G. Patterson, Chicago, IL; Kingston, Jamaica (deferred from 2023), Angel Perdomo, New Orleans; LA, Teneille Prosper, New Orleans, LA; Sadie Sheldon, New Orleans, LA; Garvin Sierra, San Juan, PR; Jane Tardo, New Orleans, LA; Trenity Thomas, New Orleans, LA; Adejoke Aderonke Tugbiyele, Cambridge, MA; Katya Vaz, New Orleans, LA; Bianca Walker, New Orleans, LA and Brittney Leeanne Williams, North Hollywood, CA.

Established in 2015, the Joan Mitchell Center carries forward Joan Mitchell’s legacy of supporting and uplifting artists. The Center’s residency program provides artists with pivotal resources at critical junctures in their careers, including studio space, financial support, materials, and professional development opportunities. The residency program supports individual artistic growth while also fostering community, enabling artists to engage deeply with and learn from their peers.