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The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. was established in 1985 for the sole purpose of providing financial assistance to individual working visual artists of established ability through the generosity of the late Lee Krasner, one of the leading abstract expressionist painters and the widow of Jackson Pollock. To date, the Foundation has given 3,850 grants totaling over $58 million to artists in 75 countries.


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Press Release

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 artistsŐ 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 granteesŐ 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, Malmš , Sweden K.K. Pushpakaran, Thrissur, India
William Dennisuk, Imatra, Finland Raha Raissnia, Brooklyn, NY
Claudia Desgranges, Kšln, 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

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. announces Charles C. Bergman will be honored at the 2015 CITYarts Gala.

NEW YORK, NY, March 26, 2015 - The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. announces that Charles C. Bergman, Chairman and CEO, will be honored at CITYarts' 47th Anniversary Gala: "Making a Difference Through the Arts". Stephanie French, a pioneering corporate philanthropist and leader in the arts will also be honored at the gala. The event will be held on May 19, 2015 at Windows on the Hudson New York City ALLIANZ Building, 1633 Broadway.

The Foundation is also pleased to announce that Christy MacLear, Executive Director of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, will present Mr. Bergman with the artistic award created especially for him by one of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation's earliest grant recipients, Petah Coyne. Ms. Coyne received her grant from the Foundation in the early stage of her career in 1987.

Under Mr. Bergman's leadership over the past 30 years, over 4,000 grants totaling $62 million to artists in 76 countries have been awarded. Among many other philanthropic involvements, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers and the Children's Radio Foundation. He has been a Trustee of the Rubin Museum, Chairman of the Leadership Council for the New York Foundation for the Arts and has served on the New York State Council on the Arts as well as the New York City Cultural Commission. Most recently, he has joined the Philanthropy Committee of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation where he is actively engaged in giving advice on their grant making program.

CITYarts is an organization with a long rich history of supporting the arts and brings young people and professional artists together to create public art. Through this creative process, CITYarts empowers youth and connects children locally and around the world to become active participants in transforming communities.

For more information, please contact Tsipi Ben-Haim, Executive and Creative Director of CITYarts. www.cityarts.org (212) 966-0377.


The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. announces 116 grants totaling $2,163,000 to visual artists internationally in fiscal year 2013-2014.

NEW YORK, NY, August 5, 2014 - Now entering its thirtieth 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 116 grants totaling $2,163,000 were awarded to visual artists and organizations internationally in fiscal year 2013-2014. A list of artists awarded grants in fiscal year 2013-2014 follows. These grants support the artists' personal and/or professional expenses for one year. Since its inception in 1985, the Foundation has awarded over 61 million dollars to artists in 76 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 2013 through June 2014:

Mac Adams Montclair, NJ
Golnar Adili Brooklyn, NY
Maria Aguilar Balsells Mixco, Guatemala
Shimon Attie New York, NY
Helene Aylon New York, NY
Steven Baris Havertown, PA
Joe Barnes New York, NY
Robert Bauer Little Compton, RI
Michael Beck Oakland, CA
John Beerman Hillsborough, NC
Zigi Ben-Haim New York, NY
Hemali Bhuta Mumbai, India
Josh Blackwell Brooklyn, NY
Are Blytt Oslo, Norway
Stefano Bonacci Perugia, Italy
Matt Brackett Jamaica Plain, MA
Eric Bransby Colorado Springs, CO
Judith Braun New York, NY
Virginia Randolph Bueide Bloomington, MN
Phong Bui Brooklyn, NY
Paramita Chakraborty Kolkata, India
Mi Young Cho Seoul, South Korea
Ray Ciarrocchi New York City, NY
James O. Clark Brooklyn, NY
Vicky Colombet New York, NY
Jaime de la Jara Madrid, Spain
Elaine Defibaugh New York, NY
Miren Doiz Madrid, Spain
Danielle Eubank Tujunga, CA
Larissa Fassler Berlin, Germany
Miloslav Fekar Kromioiz, Czech Republic
Carolina Ferrer Valencia, Spain
Jane Fine Brooklyn, NY
RM Fischer New York, NY
Dean Fleming Gardner, CO
Joe Fyfe Brooklyn, NY
Stephen Garan'anga Harare, Zimbabwe
Fernando Garcia Madrid, Spain
Jim Gaylord Brooklyn, NY
Sonia Gechtoff New York, NY
Cris Gianakos New York, NY
Colin Goldberg Orient, NY
Logan Grider Swarthmore, PA
Vanita Gupta Mumbai, India
Fred Gutzeit New York, NY
Grit Hachmeister Berlin, Germany
Deborah Hede Santa Monica, CA
Chris Hipkiss Panjas, France
AM Hoch Bologna, Italy
Cathy Horner Johnson City, TN
Hanna Humenyuk Lviv, Ukraine
Tom Judd Philadelphia, PA
Suparirk Kanitwaranun Bangkok, Thailand
Harry Kramer Lakeville, CT
Steven and William Ladd Brooklyn, NY
Curtis LaFollette Cherryfield, ME
Scooter LaForge New York, NY
Lindsey Landfried Greenville, PA
Liv Mette Larsen Brooklyn, NY
Silvia Lerin Valencia, Spain
Steve Locke Boston, MA
Maggie Madden Dublin, Ireland
Mai Yamashita+Naoto Kobayashi Berlin, Germany
Peter Malone Staten Island, NY
Timothy McDowell Noank, CT
Josiah McElheny Brooklyn, NY
Charles McGill Peekskill, NY
Jason Middlebrook Craryville, NY
Tomasz Milanowski Warsaw, Poland
Tracy Miller Brooklyn, NY
Toby Millman Hamtramck, MI
Mary Miss New York, NY
Anthony Mitri Chesterland, OH
Carlos Mojica Mexico City, Mexico
Juanma Moreno Seville, Spain
Armin Muhsam Maryville, MO
Hedy O'Beil New York, NY
Gillian Pederson-Krag Santa Cruz, CA
Angela Ramirez Santiago, Chile
Sarah Rapson Dorset, England
Peter Reginato New York City, NY
Doug Reina Stony Brook, NY
Shuli Sade New York, NY
Carolina Alejandra San Martin Buenos Aires, Argentina
David Scher New York, NY
Dread Scott Brooklyn, NY
Andreas Sell Nuremberg, Germany
Ekaterina Shapiro-Obermair Vienna, Austria
M. Louise Stanley Emeryville, CA
Michael Stevenson Towson, MD
Shaan Syed London, England
Cheryl Ann Thomas Ventura, CA
Tabitha Vevers Wellfleet, MA
Dawn Williams Boyd Atlanta, GA
Mike Wright Provincetown, MA
Tamara Zahaykevich Brooklyn, NY

In addition to the individuals listed, the following organizations received grants in Fiscal Year July 2013 through June 2014:

Allupinit, New York, NY
ARTstor, New York, NY
Aspen Institute, Washington, DC
Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn, NY
Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO
Creative Growth Art Center, Oakland, CA
International Foundation for Art Research, New York, NY
Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
MacDowell Colony, New York, NY
National Center for Creative Aging Research Center for Arts and Culture, Washington, DC
New York Foundation for the Arts, Brooklyn, NY for NYFA Source
New York University, New York, NY
Stony Brook Foundation of SUNY at Stony Brook for The Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center
University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY







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