Posts Tagged: Creating a Living Legacy

Preserving the Artist’s Voice: Looking Back on Five Years of CALL/VoCA Talks

Shervone Neckles-Ortiz and Lauren Shadford. VoCA. CALL/VoCA Talks

Earlier this fall, we announced the 2019 line-up of CALL/VoCA Talks, a series of free, public artist talks exploring topics relating to artistic legacy and the long-term preservation of creative work. This year marks the fifth year of this series, an outgrowth of the Joan Mitchell Foundation’s Creating a Living Legacy (CALL) initiative, presented in… Read more »

Your Work, Your Legacy: A CALL/VoCA Talk at Pratt

CALL/VoCA Talk, Legacy Specialists, Pratt Institute, Joan Mitchell Foundation

This week’s contributing blogger, Emmanuel Castillo, is a second year Masters of Fine Arts candidate at Pratt Institute, who experiments with hybrid mediums as part of his interdisciplinary practice. Currently, Emmanuel is investigating the role of materials in reimagining identity.   The second talk of the 2018 Creating a Living Legacy (CALL)/VoCA Talks season covered… Read more »

CALL/VoCA Talk: A Discussion with Legacy Specialists

This week’s contributing author, Michele Rushfeldt, is a visual artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Her three-dimensional work focuses on materials associated with sexuality and kink, and depicts how observations of fringe eroticism feel and look. Originally from Minneapolis, MN, she obtained her BFA in painting from the Academy of Art University in San… Read more »

VoCA Summit

VoCA Summit, Charlotte Meyer, contemporary art

This week’s returning author, Charlotte Meyer, was born in England, and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, N.Y. She completed her undergraduate degree in Textiles from Nottingham Trent University in 1989, and graduated from Pratt Institute with honors in Sculpture and Liberal Arts. She is currently represented by Opus Projects, is an Artist Guide at… Read more »

CALL/VoCA Talk: Mario Martinez

This week’s contributing author, Athena LaTocha, is an artist whose monumental works on paper explore the tenuous relationship between man-made and natural landscapes. Born in Anchorage, Alaska, she’s had her work shown across the country including a solo exhibition at the Institute of American Indian Arts Museum of Contemporary Native Arts this year. LaTocha lives… Read more »

CALL/VoCA Talk: Gwen Fabricant

VoCA, CALL, JMF, VoCA Talk, Gwen Fabricant

This week’s contributing blogger, Alicia Ehni, is a multidisciplinary artist and the editor of the IAP Newsletter for New York Foundation for the Arts. Alicia interviews immigrant artists and administrators whose work has a direct impact on their community.   On September 14, 2017 artist Gwen Fabricant met with freelance conservator and VoCA Program Committee… Read more »

CALL/VoCA Talk: Blane De St. Croix

VoCA Voices in Contemporary Art Blane De St. Croix

This week’s contributing blogger, Chad Alligood, is a curator of modern and contemporary art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. He is also a proud member of the VoCA Board of Directors.   A packed house turned out on September 29, 2016, at Cabinet in Brooklyn for the conversation between artist Blane De St…. Read more »

On Risking Delight: A VoCA Talk with Henrietta Mantooth

VoCA Voices in Contemporary Art NYC

This week’s contributing writer, Tara Foster, is an interdisciplinary creative and arts administrator, whose work exists at the intersection of place-based community cohesion and contemporary art. She recently returned to her hometown of New York City after nearly a decade of Southern living, most recently serving as the Program Associate for Artist Support at the Joan… Read more »