Lisa Jarrett, Art+Design Faculty, Awarded Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant
Author: School of Art + Design
Posted: December 13, 2018


The School of Art + Design is proud to announce that Lisa Jarrett, Assistant Professor of Art Practice, has been awarded a 2018 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant.

Each year, the Foundation awards $25,000 in unrestricted funds to twenty-five artists through a nomination process. Nominators from across the country are invited to recommend artists, at any stage in their career, who are currently under-recognized for their creative achievements, and whose practice would significantly benefit from the grant. In an anonymous process, a jury panel then selects the twenty-five awardees. Nominators and jurors include prominent visual artists, curators, and art educators who are dedicated to supporting artists.

In addition to the financial support, recipients of the Painters & Sculptors Grants become eligible to apply for residencies at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans and gain access to a network of arts professionals, who can provide consultations on career development and financial management.

The Painters and Sculptors Grant Program was established in 1993 to acknowledge painters and sculptors creating work of exceptional quality through unrestricted career support. The first year of grants was awarded in 1994 and the Foundation has funded individual artists annually since that time.

Lisa Jarrett's profile at the Joan Mitchell Foundation


The Treachery of Assimilation (Part 2), 2015
web, human hair, tension, hunger, grace, 18 x 24 inches

Imagining Home—100 Exercises in Empathy (Part 3), 2018
laserjet print on vinyl, acrylic substrate, dimensions variable (10.5 x 10.5 inches per panel)

TOP: How Many Licks? II (Conditioned #13,763) (detail), 2015/ongoing
human hair, beet sugar, and cellophane on paper, 112 suckers, approx. 5 inches high each, displayed in 2 grids