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And, we’re live! Visit our new site,

The Foundation finally has a new digital home, at Months in the making, our new site features artist information, image galleries, educational tools, and online exhibitions. We are also moving our blog over to the new site, so please visit to keep up with events and information related to outsider and self-taught artists.

As always, we value suggestions and ideas, so if you have comments on the new site, feel free to contact the Foundation.



Foundation Trustees Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Discuss their Collection

William Hawkins / Khrushchev Collage / Enamel on Masonite / 48 x 39 in. / Courtesy Phyllis Kind Gallery

Listen to Foundation trustees Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz discuss their collection and its formation on the artblog. Their conversation touches on one of the first self-taught works they purchased (a William Hawkins), what they feel a collection should be, and how they have created a focused collection of work by American self-taught artists.

Greetings, and welcome to Foundation STAART’s new blog!

Jon Serl / Family Band / c. 1970 / Oil on Board

Hello, and welcome to the Foundation’s new blog!

I will regularly update this page with information relating to the study of self-taught American artists and their work. Please send tips on interesting articles, exhibitions, conferences, or ideas to

I look forward to hearing from you, and to launching this fantastic interactive forum!

All my best,