The Joan Mitchell Foundation Announces 2020 Residents including Ebony G. Patterson

Above: Purple Girl Swirl by Pamela Council.

The Joan Mitchell Foundation pleased to announce the 37 artists who have been awarded 2020 residencies at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans. The artists were selected through a multi-tiered process that includes a review by a five-person panel of established artists, curators, and arts professionals. Participants are chosen with an eye toward: the potential career impact of a residency, as indicated by each artist; a demonstrated commitment to studio practice; and a cohesive body of work that speaks to creative vision and innovation.
“The 2020 artists’ work represents an incredible spectrum of formal and conceptual approaches, and an engagement with place, culture, identity, and the importance of the creative process in ways that feel timely and deeply meaningful,” said Toccarra A. H. Thomas, Director of the Joan Mitchell Center. “The residency program provides a platform for participants to continue to develop their work, share ideas and innovations, and to be inspired in new ways through dialogue with other artists, arts professionals, and the local community as well as by the unique history and culture of New Orleans. I look forward to welcoming the 2020 artists to the Center and to the energy and passion that we know they will bring to the experience.”
Sarah Amos, Enosburg Falls, VT
Scott Andresen, New Orleans, LA
Olive Ayhens, Brooklyn, NY
Elenora “Rukiya” Brown, New Orleans, LA
Andrea Carlson, Chicago, IL
Cindy Cheng, Baltimore, MD
Oreen Cohen, Pittsburgh, PA
Yanira Collado, North Miami, FL
Pamela Council, New York City 
Lauren Davies, Cleveland, OH
M. Florine Demosthene, New York City
Theo Eliezer, New Orleans, LA
Annie Laurie Erickson, New Orleans, LA
L. Kasimu Harris, New Orleans, LA
Elana Herzog, New York, NY
Latoya Hobbs, Baltimore, MD
Sedrick Huckaby, Benbrook, TX
Ariston Jacks, Baltimore, MD
Lisa Jarrett, Portland, OR
Yashua Klos, Brooklyn, NY
Daniela Leal, New Orleans, LA
Deborah Luster, New Orleans, LA
Kaori Maeyama, New Orleans, LA
Rose Nestler, Brooklyn, NY
Ebony G. Patterson, Chicago, IL 
Pat Phillips, Pineville, LA
Juan Carlos Quintana, Oakland, CA
 Jamea Richmond-Edwards, Silver Spring, MD
Julia Rooney, New York, NY
Rebecca Rose, Davenport, FL
Katy Schimert, New York, NY
Elizabeth Simonson, Minneapolis, MN
Laura Spector, Houston, TX
Stephanie Syjuco, Oakland, CA
Hui-Ying Tsai, Brooklyn, NY
Jose Villalobos, San Antonio, TX
Antoine Williams, Greensboro, NC
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