August 20, 2020

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Announces Publication Of Lee Krasner: The Unacknowledged Equal By Art Critic And Author Carter Ratcliff

ESSAY EXPLORES KRASNER’S FUNDAMENTAL ROLE IN CREATING REVOLUTIONARY “ALLOVER” PAINTING

Scholarly essay is available to download on the Pollock-Krasner Foundation’s website

New York, NY – August 20, 2020 – The Pollock-Krasner Foundation today announced the publication of Lee Krasner: The Unacknowledged Equal by art critic, poet, and writer Carter Ratcliff. In the long-form essay, Ratcliff investigates Krasner’s life and practice from her early days as Hans Hofmann’s student to the production of her late masterworks. Through meticulous research and careful analysis, Ratcliff provides detailed insight into the evolution of Krasner’s work, worldview, and relationship with Jackson Pollock—definitively bringing her out of Pollock’s shadow. Ratcliff goes beyond giving Krasner her rightful due, he sheds new light on her accomplishments and argues that Krasner was as much the inventor of “allover” painting as Pollock. The scholarly essay is available to download at no charge at pkf.org. A bound, fully illustrated print version of the essay will be available later this year.

The forward to Lee Krasner: The Unacknowledged Equal is written by art critic, poet, and writer John Yau who notes, “Ratcliff’s reading of the extent that Krasner and Pollock influenced each other as they approached the breakthrough of what we know as “allover” painting is eye-opening, thrilling, and indispensable: he has shown us something we have not seen before, even though it has literally been in front of our eyes for more than 70 years.”

“For over three decades, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation has been dedicated to advancing scholarship on Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock while also providing support to emerging and established artists,” said Ronald D. Spencer, Chairman and CEO of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. “Given Carter Ratcliff’s prolific career as a critic and author, his commitment to thorough research, and his deep knowledge of Krasner’s work, it is an honor to publish this volume. There has long been an imbalance in the recognition accorded Krasner and Pollock. Ratcliff rebalances their legacies and enables us to see the work of both artists with new eyes.”

“As happy as I have been to see Lee Krasner recognized, at long last, as a leading member of the Abstract Expressionism’s first generation, I felt as well that the most important part of her story had not yet been told,” said Carter Ratcliff, author of Lee Krasner: The Unacknowledged Equal. “It has to do with the “allover” image, an innovation routinely credited to Jackson Pollock. Often described in narrowly formal terms, the allover image is, in fact, an inexhaustibly powerful symbol of American ideals of equality and unbounded possibility. In looking closely at the intertwined art and lives of Krasner and Pollock during the mid-1940s, I saw that she was not merely present at the birth of this radically new way to make a painting. She took an active and equal part in its creation. Lee Krasner: The Unacknowledged Equal is meant to take the full measure of her importance to the history of art—and to our culture.”

To accompany the print version of Lee Krasner: The Unacknowledged Equal, to be released later this year, the Foundation will collaborate with a range of partners to present panels and events on Krasner’s work and legacy. More details on these events will be announced in the coming months.

The Foundation has provided invaluable resources to support artists and non-profit organizations since its inception in 1985. Recently, the Foundation provided grants to works that advance scholarship on Krasner’s legacy, including the Barbican Centre’s monograph that accompanied Krasner’s first major European retrospective, Lee Krasner: Living Colour. Since the exhibition’s opening at the Barbican Centre in May 2019, it has traveled across Europe and is currently on view at Zentrum Paul Klee in Switzerland until August 16, 2020. Later this year, the exhibition will be on view at the Guggenheim Bilbao in Spain. The Foundation also supported the memoir Lee and Me: An Intimate Portrait of Lee Krasner, published in May 2020 by the late Ruth Appelhof, former Executive Director Emeritus of Guild Hall.

In May, the Foundation announced that it awarded nearly $3 million to 121 artists and not-for-profit organizations during its 2019-20 grant cycle, providing vital support to emerging and established artists nationally and internationally. For more information on the recent grant recipients, visit www.pkf.org/press-releases/.

ABOUT POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION

For more than three decades, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation has supported working artists and not-for-profit organizations internationally. Established in 1985 through the generosity of Lee Krasner, one of the foremost abstract expressionist painters of the 20th century and widow of Jackson Pollock, the Foundation is a leader in providing resources to emerging and established artists. To date, the Foundation has awarded nearly 5,000 grants totaling $79 million in 78 countries. For more information, including guidelines for grant applications, visit the Foundation’s website: www.pkf.org.

ABOUT CARTER RATCLIFF

Carter Ratcliff is a poet and art critic, the author of The Fate of a Gesture: Jackson Pollock and Postwar American Art; Out of the Box: The Reinvention of Art 1965-1975; and Andy Warhol, as well as books on Francis Bacon, Gilbert & George, Alex Katz, Marisol, Georgia O’Keeffe, John Singer Sargent, and other artists. His writings on art have appeared in catalogues published by The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Royal Academy, and many other museums in the United States and abroad. His writing has also appeared in such journals as Art in America, Artforum, ArtNews, Tate, Art Studio, Hyperallergic, and The Brooklyn Rail. He is a contributing editor at Art in America and the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Frank Jewett Mather Award for Art Criticism.

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May 20, 2020

Pollock-Krasner Foundation announces 2019-20 grants totaling nearly $3 million

121 Grants Awarded to Artists and Institutions Internationally

New York, NY – May 19, 2020 – The Pollock-Krasner Foundation announced today it has awarded $2,811,000 to 121 artists and not-for-profit organizations during its 2019-2020 grant cycle, providing important resources to artists internationally. This year’s grantee and award recipients include artists from 17 states, Puerto Rico, and 17 countries. Since its inception in 1985, the Foundation has awarded nearly 5,000 grants totaling nearly $79 million in 78 countries. These grants, especially during the current unprecedented health crisis, provide critical professional support to artists around the globe, enabling them to create new work, acquire supplies, rent studio space, prepare for exhibitions, attend a residency, and offset living expenses.

“From the beginning of Lee Krasner’s career to the planning of her legacy, she understood the importance of supporting professional artists,” said Ronald D. Spencer, Chairman and CEO of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. “Thanks to her vision and generosity, the Foundation is proud to advance and highlight the work of our 2019-20 grant and award recipients. As communities around the world continue to navigate these unique and difficult times, the Foundation’s mission to foster the work and development of artists helps ensure they can continue to create new work.”

For the current grant cycle, the Lee Krasner Award, given in recognition of a lifetime of artistic achievement, was awarded to Shimon Attie, Squeak Carnwath, Blane De St. Croix, Laddie John Dill, and Chris Drury in honor of their distinguished careers. In addition to receiving a Lee Krasner Award, Blane De St. Croix was also the 2020 recipient of The Brian Wall Foundation Grant for Sculptors, a $25,000 prize that recognizes an exceptional sculptor, awarded by the Brian Wall Foundation and administered by the Pollock-Krasner Foundation.

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation also supports not-for-profit institutions that engage directly with artists and support scholarship and exhibitions of Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock’s artwork. Among this year recipients are: the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York for its upcoming exhibition Away from the Easel: Jackson Pollock’s Mural; the Vermont Studio Center for its residency program; and Artadia in New York for its Immigrant Artists Fellowship, which supports immigrant and refugee artists by connecting them to members of the arts community who have received Artadia awardees.

Pollock-Krasner Foundation 2019-20 Artist Grantees:

  • Yura Adams, Great Barrington, MA
  • Alejandra Alarcon, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Aljoscha, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Stuart Arends, Willard, NM
  • Joe Barnes, New York, NY
  • Andrew Baron, Newark, NJ
  • Julie Beaufils, Paris, France
  • Paul Becker, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Cindy Bernard, Los Angeles, CA
  • Tari Beroszi, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Elena Berriolo, New York, NY
  • Tom Bevan, Crossgar, Northern Ireland
  • Elizabeth Bick, Brooklyn, NY
  • Rhona Bitner, New York, NY
  • Rodrigo Bivar, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Antje Blumenstein, Berlin, Germany
  • Ilana Boltvinik & Rodrigo Viñas, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Eric Bransby, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Pascal Brateau, Malzeville, France
  • Julie Buffalohead, St. Paul, MN
  • Ana Cardoso, Brooklyn, NY
  • Cynthia Carlson, New York, NY
  • Lois Conner, New York, NY
  • Celia Cook, Bath, England
  • Ana Paula Cordeiro, Cruz das Almas Bahia, Brazil
  • Roberto Coromina, Tarragona, Spain
  • Sunoj D, Palakkad, India
  • Sue de Beer, Cold Spring, NY
  • Cristina de Gennaro, Brooklyn, NY
  • J. Dedeaux-Norris, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Alessandro Di Pietro, Milan, Italy
  • Emanuela Fiorelli, Rome, Italy
  • Natalie Frank, Brooklyn, NY
  • Wylie Sofia Garcia, Charlotte, VT
  • Aldo Giannotti, Vienna, Austria
  • Kathleen Gilje, New York, NY
  • Asuka Goto, Brooklyn, NY
  • Reni Gower, Mechanicsville, VA
  • Dan Gratz, Brooklyn, NY
  • Marianne Holm Hansen, London, England
  • Lynne Harlow, Providence, RI
  • Rebecca Rothfus Harrell, Austin, TX
  • Kunlin He, Millbrae, CA
  • Eric Heist, Beacon, NY
  • Lena Henke, New York, NY
  • Eric Hesse, Los Angeles, CA
  • Scot Heywood, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Lillian Bayley Hoover, Baltimore, MD
  • Munson Hunt, Santa Fe, NM
  • Tahir Carl Karmali, Brooklyn, NY
  • Kurt Kauper, Brooklyn, NY
  • Katy Kirbach, Berlin, Germany
  • Peter Klare, Berlin, Germany
  • Tomasz Klimczyk, Sieradz, Poland
  • Stuart Klipper, Minneapolis, MN
  • Charles Koegel, Brooklyn, NY
  • William Eckhardt Kohler, Chicago, IL
  • Pavel Korbicka, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Glenda León, Madrid, Spain
  • Florencia Levy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Cynthia Lin, Brooklyn, New York
  • China Marks, Long Island City, NY
  • Peter Matthews, Ashby, England
  • Glendalys Medina, New York, NY
  • Melissa Meyer, New York, NY
  • Ramón Miranda Beltrán, San Juan, Puerto Pico
  • Jesus Mora, Toronto, Canada
  • Bastian Muhr, Leipzig, Germany
  • Portia Munson, Catskill, NY
  • Douglas Navarra, St. Remy, NY
  • Natasza Niedziolka, Berlin, Germany
  • Cătălina Nistor, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Brian O’Leary, Southampton, NY
  • Mitzi Pederson, San Francisco, CA
  • Lily Prince, Stone Ridge, NY
  • Renaud Regnery, Berlin, Germany
  • John Riddy, London, England
  • Andy Robert, Brooklyn, NY
  • Melquiades Rosario, San Juan,
    Puerto Rico
  • Stephanie Serpick, Brooklyn, NY
  • Ann Leda Shapiro, Vashon Island, WA
  • Diana Shpungin, Brooklyn, NY
  • Satya Dheer Singh, New Delhi, India
  • Samantha Thomas, Los Angeles, CA
  • Jonathan Thunder, Tulsa, OK
  • Nicola Toffolini, Florence, Italy
  • Li Trincere, New York, NY
  • Melissa B Tubbs, Montgomery, AL
  • Ignacio Uriarte, Berlin, Germany
  • Pankaj Ramesh Vishwakarma, Ankleshwar, India
  • Ally Wallace, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Dan Welden, Sag Harbor, NY
  • Prudence Whittlesey, Los Angeles, CA
  • Chris Wright, Bronx, NY
  • Mie Yim, New York, NY

Pollock-Krasner Foundation, 2019-20 Organization Grantees:

  • Art Table, New York, NY; support for its Women Artists’ Breakfast and Perspective Series
  • Artadia, Brooklyn, NY; funding for its Immigrant Artists Fellowship
  • Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY; AIM Program funding
  • Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO; funding for its residency program
  • Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Provincetown, MA; funding for its residency program
  • International Foundation for Art Research, New York, NY; funding for general operating expenses
  • International Studio & Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, NY; funding for its residency program
  • Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY; funding for its residency program
  • New York Foundation for the Arts, Brooklyn, NY; support for NYFA online resources
  • Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY; support for In Practice Program
  • Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, New York, NY; funding for artist salaries and the Charles C. Bergman Fellowship
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY; support for the exhibition Away from the Easel: Jackson Pollock’s Mural and Knotted, Torn, Scattered: Sculpture after Abstract Expressionism
  • Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT; funding for its residency program
  • Villa Bergerie, Laguarres (Huesca), Spain; funding for its residency program
  • Wave Hill, Bronx, New York; funding for its Winter Workspace and Sunroom Projects
  • Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY; funding for the Villetta Studio, and renovation and winterization of Varenka Cottage
  • Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY; funding for its residency program


ORGANIZATION GRANTS COMING TO FRUITION

In addition to the 2019-20 grant recipients, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation has provided support for the Charles C. Bergman Endowed Visiting Professorship of Studio Art at Stony Brook University’s College of Arts and Sciences, a post that will be launched in September 2020. The visiting professorship, made possible by an endowment from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, was created in honor of the late Charles C. Bergman, who served as the Foundation’s Executive Vice President and later as the Foundation’s Chairman and CEO; Bergman’s work with the Foundation began with the organization’s inception in 1985 and continued until his death in 2018.

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation also provided support for the upcoming memoir, “Lee and Me: An Intimate Portrait of Lee Krasner,” to be published summer 2020. The memoir was written by former Executive Director Emeritus of Guild Hall Ruth Appelhof, who sadly passed away in April 2020.

The Foundation also provided support for Lee Krasner’s first major European retrospective, Lee Krasner: Living Colour, which opened at the Barbican Centre in May 2019, traveled to Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt in October of that year, and is currently on view at Zentrum Paul Klee in Switzerland until August 16, 2020. The exhibition will later travel to Guggenheim Bilbao in Spain.

ABOUT POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION

For more than three decades, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation has supported working artists and not-for-profit organizations internationally. Established in 1985 through the generosity of Lee Krasner, one of the foremost abstract expressionist painters of the 20th century and widow of Jackson Pollock, the Foundation is a leader in providing resources to emerging and established artists. To date, the Foundation has awarded nearly 5,000 grants totaling nearly $79 million in 78 countries. For more information, including guidelines for grant applications, visit the Foundation’s website: www.pkf.org.

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April 21, 2020

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation announces open applications for Stony Brook University’s Charles C. Bergman Endowed Visiting Professorship in Studio Art

Applications being accepted now through May 8 for post to commence in fall 2020

New York, NY – April 20, 2020The Pollock-Krasner Foundation announced today that applications are now being accepted for the Charles C. Bergman Endowed Visiting Professorship of Studio Art at Stony Brook University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Made possible by an endowment from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the new visiting professorship was created in honor of the late Charles C. Bergman, who served as the Foundation’s Executive Vice President and then Chairman and CEO from the organization’s inception in 1985 until his death in 2018. The Foundation and Stony Brook University’s creation of this position celebrates Bergman’s commitment to the University and his lifelong devotion to the visual arts and artists, and celebrates the legacies of Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock. Candidates interested in the position may apply now through May 8, 2020 by visiting https://apply.interfolio.com/74950.

“Charles C. Bergman’s insight and leadership were vital to establishing the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and guiding its mission to provide funding to working artists,” said Ronald D. Spencer, Chairman and CEO of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. “We are proud to partner with Stony Brook University to create this visiting professorship to honor Charlie’s life and work. The University has been an eminent steward of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center in East Hampton, and we are pleased to support them in advancing the legacies of Lee Krasner, Jackson Pollock, and now Charlie Bergman.”

Stony Brook University is seeking candidates for the Charles C. Bergman Visiting Professorship in Studio Art position that have demonstrated excellence in their field of artistic production, and who will help to promote the continuing relevance of the life and work of Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock, the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. The visiting professor will collaborate with the Director of the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center on various educational activities, including an annual lecture or panel discussion for Stony Brook University students and the larger community.

In addition to the Charles C. Bergman Visiting Professorship, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation has a long history with Stony Brook University. The home of Krasner and Pollock in East Hampton, now known as The Pollock-Krasner House, was part of Krasner’s original bequest after her death in 1984. Following her wishes that the House be given to a charitable institution that could preserve the space as a place for the study of modern American art, the Foundation donated the House to Stony Brook University, who then built the Study Center and oversees its use today as a resource to artists and the Long Island community.

ABOUT POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, formed in 1985, provides financial support for individual working artists of established ability through the generosity of Lee Krasner, a leading abstraction expressionist painter and spouse of Jackson Pollock. Based in New York and operating internationally, the Foundation’s grants enable artists to advance their practice. To date, the Foundation has awarded nearly 5,000 grants totaling more than $78 million in 78 countries. Recipients of Pollock-Krasner grants have noted the critical impact of this funding in allowing them concentrated time to work in the studio and prepare for exhibitions.

To provide additional support to its grantees, the Foundation maintains an up to date and comprehensive Grantee Image Collection representing the work of artists who have received grants since 1985. For more information, including guidelines for grant applications, visit the Foundation’s website: www.pkf.org.

ABOUT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
Stony Brook University, widely regarded as a SUNY flagship, is going far beyond the expectations of today’s public universities. With more than 26,000 students, 2,700 faculty members, nearly 200,000 alumni, an academic medical center and 18 NCAA Division I athletic programs, it is one of only four University Center campuses in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. The University embraces its mission to provide comprehensive undergraduate, graduate, and professional education of the highest quality, and has been ranked among the top 35 public universities in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Fostering a commitment to academic research and intellectual endeavors, Stony Brook’s membership in the Association of American Universities (AAU) places it among the top 65 research institutions in North America. The University’s distinguished faculty have earned esteemed awards such as the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, Indianapolis Prize for animal conservation, Abel Prize, and the inaugural Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics. Part of the management team of Brookhaven National Laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Stony Brook is one of only eight universities that has a role in running a national laboratory. Providing economic growth for neighboring communities and the wider geographic region, the University totals an impressive $7.23 billion in increased economic output on Long Island.

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March 7, 2019

Pollock-Krasner Foundation awards Todd Williamson the Pollock Prize for Creativity

photo courtesy Todd Williamson

$50,000 Prize Supports His Exhibition, “Processional”

At Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pietà During the 58th Venice Biennale

May 9 through November 24, 2019

 

New York, NY – March 5, 2019 – The Pollock-Krasner Foundation has awarded the Pollock Prize for Creativity to Todd Williamson. The $50,000 award will be directed towards Williamson’s exhibition Processional, a solo installation on view during the 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, May 9 through November 24, 2019.

In partnership with MAK Center for Art and Architecture and curated by MAK Executive Director Priscilla Fraser, Processional will be presented at the Chiesa di Santa Maria della Pietà, located on Riva degli Schiavoni between St. Mark’s Square and the entrance to the Arsenale. Williamson’s eight large-scale canvases will be displayed on the walls of a narrow chapel and will interact with the 18th-century church’s classically proportioned interior, challenging perceived order and tradition. The exhibition will explore contemporary influencers and thought leaders such as Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, and Nelson Mandela. It will also feature a sound room in the entry vestibule, with music that will be a harmonic nocturne created in collaboration with Professor Greg Walter from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

The annual Pollock Prize for Creativity, created to honor the artistic legacies of Lee Krasner and Jackson Pollock, is given to an artist whose work embodies high creative standards and has a substantial impact on individuals and society. Previous Pollock Prize winners include Amy Sherald and Gideon Mendel. The Foundation also honors artists with the Lee Krasner Award, recognizing a lifetime of distinguished artistic achievement. Recipients have included Mel Chin, Chris Drury, Alfred Leslie, Don Nice, Morgan O’Hara, and Masami Teraoka.

Established in 1985 through the generosity of Lee Krasner, the Foundation provides grants to artists that allow them to create new work. Since inception, the Foundation has awarded $75 million to 4,500 artist grantees in 77 countries. These grants can be used by artists to create new work, rent studio space and prepare exhibitions.

Williamson, an American artist based in California whose work has been exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, Milan, Naples, and Tokyo, has been part of the California school of abstraction and was the recipient of a 2010 Pollock-Krasner Grant.

“Todd Williamson is a gifted artist who, with curator Priscilla Fraser, has created an innovative installation,” said Ronald D. Spencer, Chairman and CEO of Pollock-Krasner Foundation. “The Venice Biennale provides a wonderful platform for Todd to show his work on an international stage. We are delighted to help support his exhibition, because fostering new work and the development of visual artists is central to the Foundation’s mission.”

“I am deeply honored to be recognized by the Pollock-Krasner Foundation with the Pollock Prize for Creativity. The award provides invaluable support for my work in Venice, allowing me to focus on the creation of my art,” said Todd Williamson. “I am grateful to the Foundation for their generous support.”

Williamson’s concept for Processional interplays with the Chiesa di Santa Maria Della Pietà’s classical design. Occupying the long, narrow chapel located to the side of the Church, the space will invite a meditative, sequential process of reflection. Drawing from the formal proportions, material richness, and dramatic natural light of the site, Williamson has developed a series of works to encourage contemplation yet challenge the perceived order. The eight-painting installation will offer a new layer to the deep patina of aging plaster and brick, establishing a rich, and continuous monochromatic palette.

ADDITIONAL POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION GRANTS

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation is also supporting Madison Square Park Conservancy’s role as commissioner of the U.S. Pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2019 with a $100,000 grant towards Martin Puryear’s exhibition, Martin Puryear: Liberty/Martin Puryear: Libertà.

From May 28 through September 1, 2019, the Barbican Centre will present Lee Krasner: Living Colour, the first major European retrospective of the artist’s work in over 50 years. The Foundation is a major lender to the exhibition and has provided funding for its accompanying monograph, edited by art historian and Barbican Art Gallery curator Eleanor Nairne and co-published by Thames & Hudson and the Barbican. The Lee Krasner exhibition will travel to the Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt October 10, 2019 – January 12, 2020, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern February 7 – May 10, 2020 and Guggenheim Bilbao May 29 – September 6, 2020.

ABOUT TODD WILLIAMSON
For the past 20 years Todd Williamson has been a vital part of the California school of abstraction. Williamson has exhibited extensively both in the United States and internationally including the Palm Springs Art Museum (2016), Galerie Stenzel (2017), Villa di Donato (2015), and MOCA Museum (2009). Williamson has been awarded two ArtSlant International Showcase Awards, Curator’s Choice Award from the Micro Museum, Brooklyn NY, and an Artistic Merit Award from the City of Naples, Italy.

ABOUT POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation was established in 1985 through the generosity of Lee Krasner, a leading abstraction expressionist painter and spouse of Jackson Pollock. Based in New York and operating internationally, the Foundation’s grants enable artists to advance their art. Recipients of Pollock-Krasner grants have acknowledged their critical impact in allowing concentrated time to work in the studio and prepare for exhibitions.

 

To provide additional support, the Foundation maintains an up to date and comprehensive Grantee Image Collection representing the work of artists who have received grants since 1985. For more information, including guidelines for grant applications, the public may visit the Foundation’s website: www.pkf.org.

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April 16, 2018

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. awards the second Pollock Prize for Creativity to Amy Sherald.

NEW YORK, NY, April 16, 2018— Kerrie Buitrago, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, today announced that Amy Sherald is the recipient of the second Pollock Prize for Creativity, honoring an outstanding artist whose work embodies high creative standards and exemplifies the impact of art on individuals and society. The Pollock Prize carries a cash award of $50,000.

Sherald hails from Baltimore. Her portraiture is a compelling commentary on race and heritage; the work is subtle in its innuendo, yet the subject’s gaze is always very direct, creating a dynamic tension on the canvas. Sherald is the first African American to receive first prize in 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition from the National Gallery, where her portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama was unveiled earlier this year.

The Pollock Prize is an extension of the existing Lee Krasner Award, given to an older artist in recognition of a lifetime of achievement. The Pollock Prize, by contrast, will lend support to outstanding artists who may be in mid-career, and whose ongoing work has a social and cultural dimension. The Prize will be awarded to an artist working in one of the disciplines the Pollock-Krasner Foundation supports—painting, sculpture, works on paper and printmaking, or photography. As with the Lee Krasner Award, there is no application for the Pollock Prize, which is given by a Foundation jury based on the recommendations of a network of nominators.

Amy Sherald said, “I am honored to receive this year’s Pollock Prize for Creativity. Jackson Pollock’s radical disruption of the two-dimensional picture plane to energize abstract forms has resonated greatly in my own journey to examine and elaborate art historical conventions. My paintings seek to reshape critical and cultural dialogues around representations of black experiences in portraiture and other modes of visual imagination. Depicting black people engaged and present in contemporary, everyday life, I partake in the slow and intensive tradition of American realist painting. I am profoundly grateful to the Pollock-Krasner Foundation for supporting this work and for providing me with the resources to continue sharing American stories otherwise removed from the dominant, canonical narratives.”

Kerrie Buitrago noted, “It is exciting to encounter an artist like Amy Sherald who is able to convey in a beautiful and meaningful way the important historical narrative of black heritage. The Pollock-Krasner Foundation is delighted to be able to make this award and to recognize Amy Sherald’s groundbreaking achievement in conceptual portraiture.”

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. was established in 1985 through the generosity of the late Lee Krasner, one of the leading abstraction expressionist painters and the widow of Jackson Pollock. Based in New York but operating internationally, the Foundation through its grants has enabled artists to create new work, purchase needed materials and pay for studio rent, as well as meet their personal and medical expenses. Recipients of Pollock-Krasner grants have acknowledged their critical impact in allowing concentrated time to work in the studio and prepare for exhibitions and other professional opportunities such as residencies. The Foundation has awarded more than 4,400 grants to date in 77 countries, for a total of more than $71 million.

To provide additional support, the Foundation maintains an up to date and comprehensive Grantee Image Collection representing the work of artists who have received grants since inception. Each artist is requested to give the Foundation permission to post two images of works from the year of his or her grant and also has the option of adding to this number with later works. The database also provides contact information for each artist.

For more information, including guidelines for grant applications, the public may visit the Foundation’s website at www.pkf.org.

PRESS CONTACT:
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The Pollock-Krasner Foundation
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Image credit: Amy Sherald, They Call Me Redbone But I’d Rather Be Strawberry Shortcake, oil on canvas, 54 x 43 inches.


March 29, 2018

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. announces the appointment of Ronald D. Spencer as its Chairman and CEO.

 

New York, NY – It was announced by Kerrie Buitrago, Chief Operating Officer of The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, that Ronald D. Spencer, attorney at the law firm of Carter, Ledyard and Milburn will succeed Charles C. Bergman as Chairman and CEO of the Foundation. “Mr. Spencer is a distinguished lawyer whose career demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge and experience in advising artist and collector established foundations, “ said Ms. Buitrago. “We have worked with Mr. Spencer over many years and are delighted to welcome him as our Chairman and CEO. I know first-hand how much the Foundation will benefit under his stewardship.” Samuel Sachs II, Board President noted “Long associated with both his predecessor and this foundation, Mr. Spencer brings a wealth of knowledge which will greatly enhance our future.”

Mr. Spencer is Chairman of the Art Law Group at the law firm of Carter Ledyard & Milburn in New York City and as author of The Expert Versus The Object: Judging Fakes and False Attributions in the Visual Arts has demonstrated expertise in the legal aspects of art authentication issues. He is the Editor of Spencer’s Art Law Journal, published on Artnet and The Art Newspaper, dealing with legal issues of practical significance for collectors, dealers, scholars and the art-minded public.

Mr. Spencer is a Trustee of the Lachaise Foundation. He is founder and Chairman of the Fund for Park Avenue which landscapes the Park Avenue Malls from 53rd Street to 86th Street in Manhattan. He is also a member of the Sculpture committee of the Fund which selects contemporary sculpture for exhibition on Park Avenue. Mr. Spencer is legal counsel to numerous artist and collector-established foundations.

“It has been a great privilege to serve as legal counsel to The Pollock-Krasner Foundation since its establishment.  Now, under my leadership, I look forward to continuing the tradition established by my friend and predecessor, Charles C. Bergman. Lee Krasner’s will states that the mandate of the Foundation is to aid ‘worthy and needy’ visual artists, and I will do my utmost to carry out her wishes,” stated Mr. Spencer.

ABOUT THE POLLOCK-KRASNER FOUNDATION

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. was established in 1985 for the sole purpose of providing financial assistance to individual working artists of established ability through the generosity of the late Lee Krasner, one of the leading abstract painters and the widow of Jackson Pollock. To date, the Foundation has given 4,414 grants totaling over $71 million to artists in 77 countries.


February 28, 2018

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. mourns the loss of its Chairman and CEO, Charles C. Bergman (1933-2018)

Charles C. Bergman (1933-2018)

photo courtesy of Joe Fornabaio

NEW YORK, NY, February 27, 2018- The Pollock-Krasner Foundation mourns the loss of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Charles C. Bergman, who organized the Foundation at its inception and guided it for more than three decades with great wisdom and generosity.

Born in 1933 and raised in Boston, Baltimore and Pittsburgh, Mr. Bergman graduated from Harvard in 1954 and dedicated the early part of his career to the field of mental health. After serving as a Vice President of the People to People Health Foundation (Project HOPE), he became a special advisor in mental health under Presidents Nixon, Ford and Carter. Beginning in the early 1970s he was the head of the largest psychotherapy training program in the United States, the Institutes of Religion and Health, which he formed by merging the Academy of Religion and Mental Health with the American Foundation of Religion and Psychiatry.

In 1984, at the request of Lee Krasner’s attorney, Gerald Dickler, Mr. Bergman agreed to serve as a consultant on forming a charitable foundation, to be established with the assets of the estates of Ms. Krasner and her husband Jackson Pollock. When the foundation was granted legal approval in April 1985, he became Executive Vice President of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, serving at first with President Eugene V. Thaw (co-trustee of Lee Krasner’s estate). He soon assumed the role of Chairman and CEO and was joined by Kerrie Buitrago as Executive Vice President, and upon Mr. Thaw’s retirement as President worked closely with his successor, Samuel Sachs II.

It was largely because of Mr. Bergman’s insight that the Pollock-Krasner Foundation defined its mission as providing cash grants to worthy individual artists in need, in the United States and around the world. Under Mr. Bergman’s leadership, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation awarded more than 4,400 grants totaling more than $71 million to artists in 77 countries. Mr. Bergman took special pleasure in personally informing each grantee of his or her award.

In addition to his many years of service at the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Mr. Bergman served on the Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission of New York City, the Overseers’ Committee of the Harvard University Art Museums and the New York State Council on the Arts and was Vice President of the Inter-American Foundation for the Arts. He served on the boards of the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, the National Young Arts Foundation, the Children’s Radio Foundation, the sculpture committee of the Fund for Park Avenue, the New York Foundation for the Arts Leadership Council, and the philanthropy committee of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, among many others.

Mr. Bergman is survived by his spouse Stuart Levy, whom he married in 2015.


November 2, 2016

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Selects Paul Kasmin Gallery to Represent the Works of Lee Krasner

First Krasner Exhibition Planned at Paul Kasmin Gallery for Autumn 2017

NEW YORK, NY, November 2, 2016 – Charles C. Bergman, Chairman and CEO of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, today announced the selection of Paul Kasmin Gallery to represent its holdings of artworks by its founder, Lee Krasner (1908-1984). Established in 1985 through the generous bequest of Krasner, one of the leading Abstract Expressionist painters and the widow of Jackson Pollock, the Foundation is the successor to the estates of both artists. It was formed for the sole purpose of providing financial assistance, whether professional or personal, to individual visual artists of recognized merit.

Samuel Sachs II, President of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, said, “The reputation of Paul Kasmin Gallery and its worldwide following give us great hope for the continuing and increasing recognition of Lee Krasner’s artistic achievements. We are delighted that her work will be represented with the outstanding professionalism for which Paul Kasmin Gallery is known.”

Paul Kasmin said, “Lee Krasner is frequently overlooked but remains one of the great artists of the 20th century. I have held both Lee Krasner and the Pollock- Krasner Foundation in the highest esteem for many years. It is incredibly exciting for the gallery to begin this collaboration.” Paul Kasmin Gallery will present its first Lee Krasner exhibition in autumn 2017.

Founded in SoHo in 1989, Paul Kasmin Gallery now maintains three locations in Chelsea and participates each year in numerous international art fairs. The gallery’s program currently includes representation of the estates of Constantin Brâncuși, William N. Copley, Max Ernst, Simon Hantaï and Robert Motherwell, among others.

Born in Brooklyn in 1908, Lee Krasner studied at the Women’s Art School of Cooper Union, the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League and in 1937 began taking classes with Hans Hofmann. Through membership in the American Abstract Artists group she met many of the painters who would eventually become known as Abstract Expressionists, but she did not encounter Jackson Pollock until 1942, when they both exhibited works at McMillen Gallery. In 1945, she and Pollock married. They worked in separate studios of the farmhouse they shared outside Easthampton until Pollock’s death.

Shortly after Krasner’s death in 1984, The Museum of Modern Art presented a major retrospective of her work, which has also been the subject of major traveling exhibitions. Her paintings are in the permanent collections of institutions including The Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Gallery of Art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. The literature on her includes a full-length biography by art historian Gail Levin, published in 2012. Her papers are held by the Archives of American Art.

About the Pollock-Krasner Foundation
Based in New York but operating internationally, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation to date has made more than 4,100 grants to individual artists in 77 countries, for a total of more than $65 million. Through these grants, the Foundation has enabled artists to create new work, purchase needed materials and pay for studio rent, as well as meet their personal and medical expenses. Recipients of Pollock-Krasner grants have acknowledged their critical impact in allowing concentrated time to work in the studio and prepare for exhibitions and other professional opportunities such as residencies. To provide additional support, the Foundation maintains an up-to-date and comprehensive Grantee Image Collection representing the work of artists who have received grants since inception. Other initiatives of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation have included taking a leadership role (along with the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts) in supporting the groundbreaking report by the Aspen Institute’s Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation, The Artist as Philanthropist: Strengthening the Next Generation of Artist-Endowed Foundations. For more information, including guidelines for grant applications, the public may visit the Foundation’s website at www.pkf.org

Image: Lee Krasner in Hans Hoffman’s studio, early 1940s. Photo: Robert E. Mates and Paul Katz. Lee Krasner artwork © Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

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March 16, 2016

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Establishes the Annual Pollock Prize for Creativity

South African Photographer Gideon Mendel Is First Recipient

Gideon Mendel, Chinita and Samundri Davi. Salempur Village near Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India, August 2007.Lightjet C type photographic print on Fuji Crystal Archive Paper, 100 x 100 cm

NEW YORK, NY, March 16, 2016 – Charles C. Bergman, chairman and CEO of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, today announced the establishment of a new award, the Pollock Prize for Creativity, honoring an outstanding artist whose work embodies high creative standards and exemplifies the impact of art on individuals and society. Given on a yearly basis, the Pollock Prize carries a cash award of $50,000 and the recognition of the organization safeguarding the artistic legacies of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner.

The recipient of the inaugural Pollock Prize for Creativity is photographer Gideon Mendel. Born in Johannesburg in 1959, Mendel first came to prominence as a “struggle photographer” during the final years of apartheid. After moving to London in the early 1990s, he expanded the range of his subject matter to include the lives of people with HIV/AIDS in Africa and elsewhere (A Broken Landscape; Framing AIDS) and the effects of climate change (Drowning World). In his ongoing project Through Positive Eyes, he has served not as a photographer but an enabler, handing the camera to people living with HIV so they can show their own reality. His work has been exhibited in numerous gallery and museum shows (including the ICP Triennial in New York) and published in magazines including National Geographic, Rolling Stone, L’Express, Stern, The Sunday Times Magazine and The Guardian Weekend Magazine. Among the honors he has previously received are the Eugene Smith Award for Humanistic Photography and the Amnesty International Media Award for Photojournalism. The exhibition Drowning World: Gideon Mendel will be presented May 13 – October 16, 2016, at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. He is represented by Axis Gallery in New York.

“As the Pollock-Krasner Foundation celebrates its 30th anniversary, we are proud to expand on our record of service by inaugurating the Pollock Prize for Creativity,” Charles Bergman stated. “It is a natural extension of our mission to provide financial assistance to individual artists of established ability, which we have done by making more than 4,100 grants to date in 77 countries, for a total of more than $65 million.”

The new prize is an extension of the existing Lee Krasner Award, given to an older artist in recognition of a lifetime of achievement. The Pollock Prize, by contrast, will lend support to outstanding artists who may be in mid-career, and whose ongoing work has a social and cultural dimension. The Prize will be awarded to an artist working in one of the disciplines the Pollock-Krasner Foundation supports—painting, sculpture, works on paper and printmaking, or photography. As with the Lee Krasner Award, there is no application for the Pollock Prize, which is given by a Foundation jury based on the recommendations of a network of nominators.

Charles Bergman said, “I am deeply grateful to our president Samuel Sachs II, our executive vice president Kerrie Buitrago and our program director Caroline Black for developing this new initiative, which carries forward the Foundation’s mission.”

Gideon Mendel said, “It’s a huge honor to receive this award named after Jackson Pollock, an artist I’ve always loved for his freedom in breaking barriers. Because my own work increasingly straddles the border between art, documentation and activism, it’s all the more important to me that the prize is given not for photography but for creativity in general. For the past nine years, the Drowning World project has been an all-consuming labor of love—an incredibly complex and expensive labor. I am deeply grateful to the Pollock-Krasner Foundation for recognizing the project through this prize, which will help me immeasurably in bringing Drowning World to completion.”

The Foundation’s President, Samuel Sachs II, said, “I congratulate Gideon Mendel, who creates powerful images and uses his art to raise awareness of critical issues and encourage change. It is with appreciation that we confer on him the first Pollock Prize for Creativity.”

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. was established in 1985 through the generosity of the late Lee Krasner, one of the leading abstraction expressionist painters and the widow of Jackson Pollock. Based in New York but operating internationally, the Foundation through its grants has enabled artists to create new work, purchase needed materials and pay for studio rent, as well as meet their personal and medical expenses. Recipients of Pollock-Krasner grants have acknowledged their critical impact in allowing concentrated time to work in the studio and prepare for exhibitions and other professional opportunities such as residencies.

To provide additional support, the Foundation maintains an up to date and comprehensive Grantee Image Collection representing the work of artists who have received grants since inception. Each artist is requested to give the Foundation permission to post two images of works from the year of his or her grant and also has the option of adding to this number with later works. The database also provides contact information for each artist.

Other initiatives of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation have included taking a leadership role (along with the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation and the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts) in supporting the groundbreaking report by the Aspen Institute’s Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation, The Artist as Philanthropist: Strengthening the Next Generation of Artist-Endowed Foundations.

For more information, including guidelines for grant applications, the public may visit the Foundation’s website at www.pkf.org.

Image credit: Gideon Mendel, Jeff and Tracey Waters, Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey, UK (February 2014), 122 by 122 cm, Lightjet C Type photographic print on Fuji Crystal Archive Paper

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December 3, 2015

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. announces 118 grants totaling $2,616,000 to visual artists internationally in fiscal year 2014-2015.

NEW YORK, NY, December 3, 2015 – Now entering its thirty-first year of grant making, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. has reaffirmed its mission of supporting individual visual artists worldwide. The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce 118 grants totaling $2,616,000 were awarded to visual artists and organizations internationally in fiscal year 2014-2015. A list of artists awarded grants in fiscal year 2014-2015 follows. These grants support the artists’ personal and/or professional expenses for one year. Since its inception in 1985, the Foundation has awarded over 65 million dollars to artists in 77 countries.

Pollock-Krasner grants have enabled artists to create new work, purchase needed materials and pay for studio rent, as well as their personal and medical expenses. Past recipients of Pollock-Krasner grants acknowledge their critical impact in allowing concentrated time for studio work, and in preparing for exhibitions and other professional opportunities such as accepting a residency.

Grants are awarded to professional visual artists internationally, based on dual criteria of artistic merit and financial need. Painters, sculptors, printmakers and artists who work on paper are eligible to apply. Artists interested in applying should visit our website at www.pkf.org to view and complete our online application.

We would like to welcome you to visit our Grantee Image Collection available through our website, www.pkf.org. The Collection is an ongoing effort to illustrate our grantees’ work and contact information. We hope that you enjoy reviewing our history.

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation was established in 1985 to assist individual working artists of merit with financial need through the generosity of Lee Krasner (1908-1984), a leading abstract expressionist painter and widow of Jackson Pollock.

The following artists were awarded Pollock-Krasner Foundation grants from Fiscal Year July 2014 through June 2015:

 

Samira Abbassy, New York, NY Ana B. Hernandez, Philadelphia, PA
Tracey Adams, Carmel, CA Jesse Hickman, Northport, MI
Seongmin Ahn, Brooklyn, NY Mildred Howard, Berkeley, CA
Elke Albrecht, Eisenach, Germany Robert Hudson, Cotati, CA
Steven Alexander, West Abington, PA Manabu Ikeda, Madison, WI
Sonia Almeida, Arlington, MA Hisae Ikenaga, Thionville, France
Gregory Bae, Chicago, IL Patrick Jackson, Los Angeles, CA
Ronald Baron, Brooklyn, NY Kahn and Selesnick, Ghent, NY
Leszek Bartkiewicz, Lodz, Poland Yukari Kaihori, Wellington, New Zealand
Monica Bengoa, Santiago, Chile Adam Kalinowski, Poznan, Poland
Amy Bennett, Cold Spring, NY Carol Keller, Shutebury, MA
Eva Berendes, Berlin, Germany Caroline Kent, St. Paul, MN
Mariella Bisson, Woodstock, NY Selena Kimball, Brooklyn, NY
Barbara Bosworth, Stow, MA Stas Korolov, Akko, Israel
Tony Briffa, Svendborg, Denmark Eva Koves, Budapest, Hungary
Kevin Briggs, Soldotna, AK Rima Kundu, Bolpur, India
Maggi Brown, Cambridge, MA Ellen Lesperance, Portland, OR
Peter Burns, Westport, Ireland Florencia Levy, Buenos Aires, Argentina
James F. L. Carroll, Kutztown, PA Anirban Mitra, Hooghly, India
Michelle Charles, London, UK Anne Neukamp, Berlin, Germany
Louisa Chase, East Hampton, NY Mai-Thanh Thi Nguyen, Hue, Vietnam
Catalina Chervin, Buenos Aires, Argentina Chris Oliveria, Los Angeles, CA
Bethany Collins, Atlanta, GA Deborah Oropallo, Berkeley, CA
Virginia Colwell, Richmond, VA Christine Osinski, Ridgefield, CT
Nancy Davidson, New York, NY Gary Panter, Brooklyn, NY
Tamara de Laval, Malm? , Sweden K.K. Pushpakaran, Thrissur, India
William Dennisuk, Imatra, Finland Raha Raissnia, Brooklyn, NY
Claudia Desgranges, K?ln, Germany Shelley Reed, Brookline, MA
diSTRUKTURA, Belgrade, Serbia Valerie Roybal, Albuquerque, NM
Natasha Doyon, Quebec, Canada Ajean Ryan, Fort Collins, CO
Jenny Dubnau, Jackson Heights, NY Scott Sandell, Sag Harbor, NY
Jess T Dugan, St. Louis, MO James Sansing, San Rafael, CA
Natalie Dunham, Miami, FL Helen Schell, Sunderland, England
Natalie Edgar, New York, NY Bill Schuck, Brooklyn, NY
Donald Elder, Saugerties, NY David Seccombe, New York, NY
Eric Erickson, Garrison, NY Ward Shelley, Easton, CT
Tamar Ettun, Brooklyn, NY Andrew Smaldone, Florence, Italy
Anne Ferrer, Paris, France Manuel Soliven, Marikina, Philippines
Silvio Fischbein, Buenos Aires, Argentina Brea Souders, Brooklyn, NY
Trey Friedman, Sharon, CT Kirsten Stolle, Marshall, NC
Sonia Gechtoff, New York, NY Naoe Suzuki, Waltham, MA
Dagmara Genda, Guelph, Canada Takahiro Suzuki, Hyogo, Japan
Wojciech Gilewicz, Arverne, NY Larry Thomas, Fort Bragg, CA
Eunice Golden, New York, NY Ann Toebbe, Chicago, IL
Bhuvanesh Gowda, Vadodara, India Marcelo Torretta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Owen Gray, New York, NY Gordana Vrencoska, Skopje, Macedonia
Kojo Griffin, Atlanta, GA Crystal Wagner, Harrisburg, PA
Calvin Grimm, Shady, NY Elise Wagner, Portland, OR
Tyree Guyton, Detroit, MI George Wardlaw, Amherst, MA
Karl Haendel, Los Angeles, CA Amy Weiskopf, Brooklyn, NY
Nigel Helyer, Rushcutters Bay, Australia Jack Youngerman, Bridgehampton, NY

In addition to the individuals listed, the following organizations received grants in Fiscal Year July 2014 through June 2015:

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT

Aspen Institute, Washington DC

Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

International Foundation for Art Research, New York, NY

International Studio and Curatorial Program, Brooklyn, NY

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY

MacDowell Colony, New York, NY

New York Foundation for the Arts, Brooklyn, NY for NYFA Source

Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy

Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY

Stony Brook Foundation of SUNY at Stony Brook for The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center

Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY


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