Residencies

Residencies

Residency in Tuscany: Scarlett Bowman talks with Jon Lutz

Contributed by Jon Lutz / This summer I had the good fortune to do a four-week residency at Villa Lena, an international program located in the hills of Tuscany. A small, well-chosen group of very talented writers, actors, photographers, performers, and visual artists was in residence during my stay. Of these, London-based Scarlett Bowman seemed to […]

Open Studios Residencies

Images: DUMBO Open Studios

Contributed by Katie Fuller / Even though the weather this weekend wasn’t ideal, Dumbo Open Studios was well worth a visit. For readers who couldn’t make it, I’ve compiled a stack of images, featuring both work-in-progress and completed pieces. My collection, however, doesn�t even begin to cover all the participants, many of whom are established artists who […]

Residencies

International job, residency, and curatorial opportunities

Every so often we get an email from e-artnow, an artist-run electronic information service based in Prague that distributes selected e-mail announcements related to contemporary visual arts. This week we got a long one that had a slew of links to international job opportunities, from becoming a registrar for the Adrian Piper Research […]

Residencies

My camping residency at Hammonasset Beach

This week I bought a cheap tent and headed to Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, Connecticut, for a break from the city. I wanted to see the starry sky, draw by the nearly-full moon, and wake up before dawn to watch the sunrise on the beach. The 500-site campground […]

Residencies

Scrapbook: The Outer Cape experience

Last week I went to Cape Cod, where I had paintings in an exhibition at the Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill. I enjoyed participating in a panel discussion that they had organized, and also managed to check out some galleries in Provincetown and visit a couple studios. […]

Residencies

Patricia Highsmith, CAROL, Yaddo, and me

As many readers might recall, this past summer I spent July working in Saratoga Springs at Yaddo, a retreat for artists of all kinds, from painters and filmmakers to poets and composers. A letter arrived recently notifying me that I’d been named the 2015 Patricia Highsmith-Plangman Resident, so I want […]

Residencies

RESIDENCY: Nancy Morrow�s new paintings

Contributed by Jacquelyn Gleisner / In early October, I visited the studio of artist Nancy Morrow at the Two Coats of Paint Artist Residency. Morrow, an associate professor of art at Kansas State University, had spent the previous week at the space in DUMBO, Brooklyn, and was scheduled to fly […]

Residencies

Off to Yaddo

Tomorrow I leave for nearly four weeks at Yaddo, the fabled artists’ community in Saratoga Springs, New York. Twenty-three artists and writers will be in residence at the bucolic 400-acre estate that was founded in 1900 by financier Spencer Trask and his wife Katrina, a poet. [Image: In the garden […]