Amy Schissel Awarded Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant
PATRICK MIKHAIL GALLERY is pleased to announce AMY SCHISSEL has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant for Painters & Sculptors. Schissel, an Assistant Professor of Painting at West Virginia University in Morgantown, was awarded the grant in January 2017 following a rigorous nomination and selection process that recognized her professional practice’s focus on analyzing the role of painting and drawing in the Information Age.
Established in 1993 and headquartered in New York, the Joan Mitchell Foundation increases recognition of the work and life of pioneering abstract painter Joan Mitchell (1925-1992). The grant acknowledges painters and sculptors who are creating work of exceptional quality through unrestricted career support.