ABOUT THE TEACHER:
Deputy Director of Artist Programs, Joan Mitchell Foundation
Kay Takeda is Deputy Director, Artist Programs at the Joan Mitchell Foundation, where she oversees a diverse roster of artist-centered initiatives, including its grants, residencies, and professional development programs. In her previous role as Vice President of Grants and Services at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, she developed and expanded the organization's grantmaking and professional development programs, and launched new community initiatives. She has led national grantmaking programs at Arts International and managed exhibitions and programming at the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor. She is on the board of Movement Research, frequently sits on funding panels, and lectures widely on professional issues affecting artists.
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