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Katy Mixon • Visual • Brooklyn, NY • Jan 1, 2018 - Jan 12, 2018

Katy Mixon

Visual

Location: Brooklyn , NY

Dates of residence: Jan 1, 2018 - Jan 12, 2018

http://www.msmixon.com/

Ms. Mixon is a visual artist working in painting, sculpture, and photography. She received her MFA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her BA from Davidson College, NC. Mixon is a recipient of a 2017 Working Artist Grant and a 2015 Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation Award. She was a finalist for a 2016 William and Dorothy Yeck Award and 2015 VCUarts Fountainhead Fellowship. Mixon was an artist-in-residence at The Hambidge Center,GA, AICAD Studio Practice Residency, NY and Byrdcliffe Art Colony,NY. Her work was recently exhibited at Torpedo Factory, VA, Ceres Gallery, NY, Spartanburg Art Museum, SC, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, NC, and Ackland Art Museum, NC. Mixon lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.


   
Evan Lavender-Smith • Writing • Blacksburg, VA • Jan 1, 2018 - Jan 12, 2018

Evan Lavender-Smith

Writing

Location: Blacksburg , VA

Dates of residence: Jan 1, 2018 - Jan 12, 2018

Evan Lavender-Smith is the author of From Old Notebooks, which was named a best book of the year by Biblioklept, HTMLGiant, Dzanc Books, 32 Poems and others. His fiction and nonfiction has recently been published by Arts & Letters, BOMB, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Fence, Glimmer Train, Harvard Review, New England Review, The Southern Review and many other journals and magazines. He is the founding editor of Noemi Press and an assistant professor in the MFA program at Virginia Tech.


   
Manuel Padernos • Visual • North Bergen, New Jersey • Jan 1, 2018 - Jan 12, 2018

Manuel Padernos

Visual

Location: North Bergen , New Jersey

Dates of residence: Jan 1, 2018 - Jan 12, 2018

www.padernos.com

Manny Padernos graduated with a Bachelor of Interior Design from The University of the Philippines, I worked for over eighteen years in Singapore as an Interior Designer. I attended Chinese and Western Painting courses at the Nanyang Academy of Singapore. Currently, I am an MFA candidate at The New York Studio School. I am studying under the mentorship of painter Bill Jensen, sculptor John Newman and painter Margrit Lewzcuk. I have participated in group exhibitions in Singapore and New York. Last summer, I was awarded a full grant to attend the Chautauqua Institution School of Art Residency program.


   
Murat Colak • Composition • Allston, MA • Jan 1, 2018 - Jan 19, 2018

Murat Colak

Composition

Location: Allston , MA

Dates of residence: Jan 1, 2018 - Jan 19, 2018

muratcolakmusic.com

Murat Çolak (b. 1984, Eskişehir) is a Turkish composer based in Boston. He creates pieces for live performers and electronics. Murat's music is performed throughout North America, Europe and the Middle East by ensembles such as Dal Niente, Wet Ink, Meitar, Vertixe Sonora, Scenatet, Distractfold and Mise-en. His work have been supported/featured by New Music USA, Akademie Schloss Solitude, MATA Festival, BBC Cut & Splice, ISCM World New Music Days,Northwestern University New Music Conference, Frequency Series Festival Chicago,Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, VertixeVIGO, Madeira Ponta do Sol Residency and Bilkent New Music. Murat gave lectures on his work at the Simon FraserUniversity, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Israeli Conservatory of Music Tel Aviv, Boston University and Bilkent University. Murat holds an MA in Music Composition from Istanbul Technical University - MIAM (Centre for Advanced Studies in Music) and is currently a DMA candidate in Composition and Music Theory at Boston University


   
Lauren Barbato • Writing • Newark, NJ • Jan 1, 2018 - Jan 12, 2018

Lauren Barbato

Writing

Location: Newark , NJ

Dates of residence: Jan 1, 2018 - Jan 12, 2018

Lauren Barbato is a fiction writer and journalist based in New Jersey. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Blackbird, The Hopkins Review, and Cosmonauts Avenue, and was a recent finalist for the Narrative Short Story Prize and Glimmer Train's Short Story Award for New Writers. Her nonfiction work has appeared in Cosmopolitan, Ms. magazine, Bustle, and Conscience:The News journal of Catholic Opinion, among others. In fall 2017, she interviewed abortion providers of faith across America for a new project with Catholics for Choice. Lauren holds an MFA in Creative Writing-Fiction from Rutgers University-Newark, where she currently teaches writing.


   
Hannah Bennett • Visual • Madison, WI • Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 26, 2018

Hannah Bennett

Visual

Location: Madison , WI

Dates of residence: Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 26, 2018

hannahoharebennett.com

Hannah O'Hare Bennett was born in Kansas and raised on a small diversified organic farm. After finishing a BFA in Printmaking at the University of Kansas, she had a career in sustainable farming, including a Peace Corps stint in Ecuador. In 2014, she returned to graduate school to work on an MFA in textile design at the University of Wisconsin Madison. She received a University Fellowship to fund her studies, which were completed in May 2017. This summer she had the honor of being selected as a studio assistant at Penland School of Craft in North Carolina. Currently she maintains her art practice in Madison WI, and plans to start a papermaking and natural dye studio called Philyra, after the goddess of beauty, knowledge and paper.


   
Eric Kocher • Interdisciplinary • Spartanburg, SC • Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 26, 2018

Eric Kocher

Interdisciplinary

Location: Spartanburg , SC

Dates of residence: Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 26, 2018

Eric Kocher is the Director of Creative Placemaking and HUB-BUB's Artists-in-Residence Program at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg, SC where he also teaches part-time at Wofford College. Some of his work has previously appeared in A Public Space, Boston Review, Best New Poets, Better Magazine, and PANK.


   
Teresa Dzieglewicz • Writing • St. Louis, MO • Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 26, 2018

Teresa Dzieglewicz

Writing

Location: St. Louis , MO

Dates of residence: Jan 15, 2018 - Jan 26, 2018

Teresa Dzieglewicz is an educator and current MFA candidate at Southern Illinois University where she worked as an Editorial Assistant at Crab Orchard Review. She is a co-director of the Mní Wičhóni Nakíčižiŋ Owáyawa (Defenders of the Water School) at Standing Rock. Her work has been honored by New Harmony Writer's Workshop, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, NY Mills Arts Retreat, and the St. Louis Poetry Center. Her poems appear or are forthcoming in Sixth Finch, THRUSH, RHINO, South Dakota Review, and Crab Creek Review. Her poem Stranger, thank you for giving me this body received a 2018 Pushcart Prize.


   
Benjamin McQuillan • Interdisciplinary • Omaha, NE • Jan 15, 2018 - Feb 2, 2018

Benjamin McQuillan

Interdisciplinary

Location: Omaha , NE

Dates of residence: Jan 15, 2018 - Feb 2, 2018

Ben McQuillan is an interdisciplinary artist, designer, and educator whose work presents differing value associations with everyday experiences, images, materials and their various structures and hierarchies. His most recent project involves announcing the goings-on in parking lots across the American West on a mobile marquee sign. Ben was born and raised in eastern Nebraska and holds an Associates Degree in Graphic Design from Southeast Community College, a BFA in Sculpture from the University of Nebraska Omaha and an MFA in Sculpture from the University of Colorado Boulder. Recent works have exhibited in the University of Colorado Natural History Museum as well as the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art in Omaha.


   
Laura Lampton Scott • Writing • Portland, OR • Jan 29, 2018 - Feb 23, 2018

Laura Lampton Scott

Writing

Location: Portland , OR

Dates of residence: Jan 29, 2018 - Feb 23, 2018

http://www.lauralamptonscott.com/

Laura Lampton Scott's stories and essays have appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Tin House's Open Bar, Notre Dame Review, Okey-Panky, and other publications. She served as the senior associate editor for the oral history collection Lavil: Life, Love, and Death in Port-au-Prince (Voice of Witness/McSweeney's and Verso UK, 2017). Her work has received support from the MacDowell Colony, Mineral School, and most recently, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts. At KHN, she will be working on a novel.


   
Sonia Scherr • Writing • Norwich, VT • Jan 29, 2018 - Feb 16, 2018

Sonia Scherr

Writing

Location: Norwich , VT

Dates of residence: Jan 29, 2018 - Feb 16, 2018

Sonia Scherr has published her short stories in literary magazines including Jabberwock Review, Blue Earth Review and poemmemoirstory (now Nelle). She recently returned from Casablanca, Morocco, where she was researching a novel with support from a Fulbright grant. She holds an M.F.A. in fiction from the University of New Hampshire and an M.A. in English from Middlebury College.


   
Jamie Hardy • Visual • Omaha, NE • Jan 29, 2018 - Feb 9, 2018

Jamie Hardy

Visual

Location: Omaha , NE

Dates of residence: Jan 29, 2018 - Feb 9, 2018

https://www.jamiedaniellehardy.com/

Jamie Danielle Hardy had a nomadic childhood, traveling throughout the U.S. and Southeast Asia. She moved to Omaha in the Summer of 2005. Studied sculpture at Creighton University and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, emphasis in printmaking, from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2010. Her work explores the impermanence of life by examining the transitions that occur across time, between places and within redefined desires. She is the Co-Founder of Benson First Friday and Petshop Gallery.


   
Gary Norris • Writing • Chicago, IL • Jan 29, 2018 - Feb 23, 2018

Gary Norris

Writing

Location: Chicago , IL

Dates of residence: Jan 29, 2018 - Feb 23, 2018

Gary Norris grew up in Connecticut, Oklahoma, Colorado, Florida, and South Carolina. The climate, land, architecture, literature, and everyday language of each place are significant to his identity as a writer. He is ABD in Creative Writing at University of Denver. His work has previously appeared in Matter, Tusculum Review, and Double Room. In July 2017, he returned to the United States after living a decade abroad in South Korea and Cambodia. He is currently working on editing a manuscript of collected poetry written during his time in Asia. At KHN, he will be working on a new, prose-verse project, an autobiographical work focused on his reading of the American lyric, whiteness, and capitalist culture.


   
Jayoung Yoon • Visual • Beacon, New York • Feb 5, 2018 - Mar 2, 2018

Jayoung Yoon

Visual

Location: Beacon , New York

Dates of residence: Feb 5, 2018 - Mar 2, 2018

http://www.jayoungyoon.com/

Jayoung Yoon is an interdisciplinary artist using Human Hair as a medium. Hair, at once corporeal and a symbol of remembrance, has become her visual nexus for the intersection between the body and mind. Select exhibitions in the USA include Here Art Center, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Museum of New Art, Jersey City Museum, Ohio Craft Museum, and Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Korea. She was awarded the Artist in the Marketplace program at Bronx Museum, the BRIC Media Arts fellowship, and the Franklin Furnace Grant Fund. She has attended residencies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Swing space, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Sculpture Space, I-Park, and Vermont Studio Center, among others. She received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan, 2009 and her BFA from Hongik University in Seoul, Korea, 2004.


   
Allison Roberts • Visual • Madison, WI • Feb 12, 2018 - Mar 9, 2018

Allison Roberts

Visual

Location: Madison , WI

Dates of residence: Feb 12, 2018 - Mar 9, 2018

http://www.allisonaroberts.com/

Allison Roberts is a lens-based artist working primarily with photography, video and installation to create work that addresses memory, place, and identity as experienced during periods of transition. Roberts' awards include a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant (2014), and two Fiber Artist Project Grants through the Textile Center of Minnesota (2009, 2014). Highlights of her juried exhibitions include Art Through the Lens, Yeiser Art Center, KY (2017), Off the Wall video art screening series, Arts + Literature Laboratory, Madison, WI (2017), and Untitled 12, Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN (2016). Ms. Roberts recently completed her MFA at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Born and raised in Oklahoma, Roberts also holds a BA in Fine Arts and Journalism from Indiana University- Bloomington and a MA in visual art from Minnesota State University-Mankato. She is currently affiliated with the UW-Madison as a Lecturer in the Art Department.


   
Tara Novak • Composition • Sommerville, MA • Feb 19, 2018 - Mar 2, 2018

Tara Novak

Composition

Location: Sommerville , MA

Dates of residence: Feb 19, 2018 - Mar 2, 2018

Although trained classically, violinist, vocalist & composer/arranger Tara Novak has devoted much of her life to studying music of many genres, specializing in Irish traditional & contemporary music. She completed a degree in jazz performance & orchestration at Berklee College of Music, and she works extensively as a soloist, recording artist, and arranger. In 2017, she was both the featured soloist and orchestrator for the Boston Civic Symphony's Holiday Pops. She has performed with Riverdance, Heartbeat of Home, the Three Irish Tenors, and Druid, as well as music-directing and leading her own show, Ishna, and has toured throughout Europe, North America, the Caribbean, & Asia. When not on the road, Tara can frequently be found playing for Broadway musicals: recent credits include Fun Home, Something Rotten, Sound of Music, and The Lion King. She considers herself lucky to have shared the stage with some of the world's greatest artists: Stevie Wonder, Rod Stewart, il Divo, Bill Bailey, Mannheim Steamroller, and more.


   
Jessica Lohafer • Writing • Bellingham, WA • Feb 26, 2018 - Mar 9, 2018

Jessica Lohafer

Writing

Location: Bellingham , WA

Dates of residence: Feb 26, 2018 - Mar 9, 2018

www.jessicalohafer.com

Jessica Lohafer is a writer, feminist, and literary coordinator out of Bellingham, Washington. Her work has appeared in Red Sky: Poetry on the Global Epidemic of Violence Against Women, Nailed Magazine, The Sweet Tree Review, Drunk in the Midnight Choir and elsewhere. Her poetry chapbook, What's Left to Be Done, was published by Radical Lunchbox Press in 2009. She holds an MFA in poetry from Western Washington University and currently works as a copywriter for Cascade Radio Group. You can find her at www.jessicalohafer.com.


   
Evelyn Coleman • Writing • Tallahassee, FL • Feb 26, 2018 - Mar 9, 2018

Evelyn Coleman

Writing

Location: Tallahassee , FL

Dates of residence: Feb 26, 2018 - Mar 9, 2018

Evelyn, an Edgar nominated, award winning author has published more than 20 books across genres from picture books to young adult and adult novels. Her latest books are Freedom Train and the American Girl doll Addy's mystery, Shadows on Society Hill. Visit "storylineonline.net" to watch James Earl Jones and Amber Rose Tamblyn reading her picture books, To Be a Drum & White Socks Only. She has been a Georgia Author of the Year, a recipient of the King Baudouin /Belgium Cultural Exchange Fellowship, the Atlanta Mayor's Fellowship, the North Carolina's Arts Council's Fiction Fellowship and a past President of Mystery Writers of America, SE. Evelyn's nonfiction has appeared in newspapers, journals and magazines. Evelyn has been a past-certified instructor for the Institute of Children's Literature, and for thirteen years, she was a psychotherapist, hypnotherapist and stress management trainer.

Resides in Atlanta and Tallahassee


   
Daniel Walzer • Composition • Manchester, NH • Mar 5, 2018 - Mar 23, 2018

Daniel Walzer

Composition

Location: Manchester , NH

Dates of residence: Mar 5, 2018 - Mar 23, 2018

http://www.danielwalzer.com

Daniel A. Walzer is an Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Walzer received his MFA from Academy of Art University in San Francisco, his MM from the University of Cincinnati, and his BM from Bowling Green State University. Originally trained as a jazz percussionist, Walzer has composed music for a range of small ensembles, solo instruments, and soundscape pieces for fixed media. Walzer recently won the 2016 360 Jazz Composer's Initiative from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and had premieres by the Adelphi University Flute Ensemble and a saxophone duet at the New Music at the Bayou Festival. Additionally, some of Walzer's recent electroacoustic work appears on the Janus Music and Sound Label. Walzer recently completed his doctorate from the University of the Cumberlands.


   
Stuart Chittenden • Interdisciplinary • Omaha, NE • Mar 5, 2018 - Mar 30, 2018

Stuart Chittenden

Interdisciplinary

Location: Omaha , NE

Dates of residence: Mar 5, 2018 - Mar 30, 2018

https://squishtalks.com

Born in sight of England's Canterbury Cathedral, Stuart Chittenden has called Omaha home since 2004. Formerly a London lawyer and an Omaha brand consultant, Stuart was drawn in 2010 to found a conversation catalyst called Squishtalks. His work explores the capacity for conversation to improve social, artistic, cultural, economic and democratic conditions. It also explores conversation's ability to facilitate self-awareness, individual growth and fulfillment - to transcend the barriers that exist both between us and within us. Stuart explored these themes in his project: a couple of 830 mile long conversations. An endeavor honoring a long line of oral traditions, Stuart adventured in an RV for four weeks along the side roads and among the small towns of the state to talk with Nebraskans. Traveling through conversations, discovering the lives, cultures and stories of people he met, the project was a long hello to Nebraska.


   
Hannah Newman • Interdisciplinary • Portland, OR • Mar 12, 2018 - Mar 23, 2018

Hannah Newman

Interdisciplinary

Location: Portland , OR

Dates of residence: Mar 12, 2018 - Mar 23, 2018

Hannah Newman is an interdisciplinary artist exploring the aesthetic possibilities of social media and digital platforms as new vehicles for carrying language, metaphor and nuance. Her latest projects include: developing a Google Chrome extension that alters a user's experience of the Google Chrome interface and a rearrangement of Thoreau's Walden via text messages. Most recently she has had the opportunity to take part in a two-person show at GRIN in Providence, RI, a pop-up show with Stall Gallery in Tokyo, Japan, and a group show with Her Environment and TriTriangle in Chicago, Il. Her work has recently received press from the Duplex Gallery blog series and the Boston Globe, and the Regional Arts and Culture Council in Oregon awarded her a 2017 Professional Development Grant. Newman received a Master of Fine Arts from Oregon College of Art and Craft and a B.S in ceramics from Indiana Wesleyan University.


   
Katie Willingham • Interdisciplinary • Brooklyn, NY • Mar 12, 2018 - Apr 6, 2018

Katie Willingham

Interdisciplinary

Location: Brooklyn , NY

Dates of residence: Mar 12, 2018 - Apr 6, 2018

http://katiewillingham.com

Katie Willingham is the author of Unlikely Designs (University of Chicago Press, 2017). She earned her BA from Macalester College and her MFA from the Helen Zell Writers Program where she was the recipient of a Hopwood Award, a Theodore Roethke Prize and a Nicholas Delbanco Thesis Prize. Her poems have appeared in such journals as Bennington Review, Kenyon Review, Poem-A-Day, Third Coast, The Journal, and others. She was a finalist for the 2016 Black Warrior Review Poetry Contest. You can find her in person most of the time in Brooklyn, NY.


   
Betsy Andrews • Writing • Brooklyn, NY • Mar 12, 2018 - Mar 23, 2018

Betsy Andrews

Writing

Location: Brooklyn , NY

Dates of residence: Mar 12, 2018 - Mar 23, 2018

https://betsyandrews.contently.com/

Betsy Andrews is a Brooklyn-based poet and essayist. Her book New Jersey (University of Wisconsin Press, 2007) received the Brittingham Prize in Poetry, and her book The Bottom (42 Miles Press, 2014) won the 42 Miles Press Poetry Prize. She is also the author of four chapbooks: SuperCollider, with artist Peter Fox (exhibited at I.S.E. Foundation (NYC, 2006); In Trouble (Boog Press, 2004); She Devil (Sardines Press, 2004); and New Jersey (Furniture Press, 2004). Betsy's poems have appeared widely in publications including Fence, Matter, Academy of American Poets' "Poem-a-Day," and the Yemeni newspaper Culture. Her essays appear in anthologies including Fierce: Essays by and About Strong Women. (Nauset Press, forthcoming 2018); Best Food Writing (Da Capo Press, 2016); Biting the Error (Coach House, 2005); and Dangerous Families (Routledge, 2004), as well as widely in literary journals and magazines. She is the recipient of two New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships, an Astraea Foundation Award in Poetry, the Philadelphia City Paper Poetry Prize, as well as numerous residencies in poetry and creative non-fiction. She has been a visiting writer at Franklin & Marshall College, University of Rhode Island, Carlton College, Indiana State University, George Mason University, and Georgetown University. She makes her living as a journalist and has been nominated for writing awards by the James Beard Foundation and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.


   
Jessica Mehta • Writing • Hillsboro, OR • Mar 26, 2018 - Apr 6, 2018

Jessica Mehta

Writing

Location: Hillsboro , OR

Dates of residence: Mar 26, 2018 - Apr 6, 2018

https://jessicamehta.com/

Jessica (Tyner) Mehta is a Cherokee poet, novelist, and storyteller. She's the author of eight books, which includes six collections of poetry: the forthcoming Constellations of My Body, the forthcoming Savagery, as well as Secret-Telling Bones, Orygun, What Makes an Always, and The Last Exotic Petting Zoo. She's been awarded the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund Prize in Poetry, the Potlatch Award for Native Artists, and numerous poet-in-residencies posts around the world including Hosking Houses Trust with an appointment at The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England, and Paris Lit Up in France. Visit Jessica's author site at www.jessicamehta.com.


   
Rae Howell • Composition • London, England • Mar 26, 2018 - May 4, 2018

Rae Howell

Composition

Location: London , England

Dates of residence: Mar 26, 2018 - May 4, 2018

www.raehowellmusic.com

Rae Howell is an Australian composer and multi-instrumentalist, working across film, theatre, dance, concert hall, and multimedia projects. Founding director of Sunwrae, an ensemble, label and sheet music publisher, she holds a BMus from Melbourne University, an MMus from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, and has produced a large catalogue of original music albums, sheet music publications, collaborative recordings and sound designs. Represented by the Australian Music Centre, Rae has performed for Royalty in London, and at festivals and events at Australia House, and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House Vietnam, SxSW Festival USA, Museu de Arte Moderna Bahia Brazil, Sydney Opera House, Golden Plains, Brisbane Festival and The Famous Spiegeltent. Rae's fellowships include an UNESCO Aschberg Bursary, a Finzi Trust Scholarship, Guildhall Trust Scholarship and Artist in Residence programs in USA, Canada, South America, West Africa, Europe, Palestine, Vietnam, and Australia.


   
J Myszka Lewis • Visual • Madison, WI • Mar 26, 2018 - Apr 6, 2018

J Myszka Lewis

Visual

Location: Madison , WI

Dates of residence: Mar 26, 2018 - Apr 6, 2018

J Myszka Lewis is a curator and visual artist working primarily in printmaking and fiber arts. Her work prods at the distinctions between what it means "to make" and "to build" and exposes the tension between the industrial and the individual. In addition to her individual studio practice, Lewis is also one third of the SPOOKY BOOBS COLLECTIVE, a feminist collective that uses art, language, and design to visualize the trivialization of women's experiences. Lewis received her BFA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2010 and her MFA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2015. Lewis's work has recently been exhibited nationally including shows at the International Print Center in New York City, the Charles Allis Art Museum in Milwaukee, and the Soap Factory in Minneapolis, just to name a few. J Myszka Lewis is currently based in Madison, Wisconsin and is a curator at Tandem Press.


   
Ellen (Jing) Xu • Visual • Brooklyn, NY • Apr 2, 2018 - Apr 13, 2018

Ellen (Jing) Xu

Visual

Location: Brooklyn , NY

Dates of residence: Apr 2, 2018 - Apr 13, 2018

http://ellenjingxu.com/

Ellen (Jing) Xu was born (1987) and raised in Inner Mongolia, China. She received a dual degree from Xiamen University, China; her MFA from the University of Washington in Seattle; and has also attended the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in Madison, ME. Her work has been exhibited at the ROY G BIV Gallery in Columbus, OH; the Seattle Art Museum, Soil Gallery, Interstitial Gallery, and Jacob Lawrence Gallery in Seattle; the Blue Door Art Center in Yonkers, NY; 435 Broome in SoHo, NYC; the Kaufman Arts District in Queens, NYC; Sculptureworks Ferguson in St. Louis, MO; the Helmuth Project in San Diego, CA; and others. Ellen has had residencies at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, VT; Paul Artspace in St. Louis, MO; and the Wassaic Artist Residency in Wassaic, NY. She was also a Media Arts Fellow at BRIC in Brooklyn, NY.


   
Robin Rozanski • Writing • Minneapolis, MN • Apr 9, 2018 - May 4, 2018

Robin Rozanski

Writing

Location: Minneapolis , MN

Dates of residence: Apr 9, 2018 - May 4, 2018

Robin Rozanski lives a cat-free life in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her fiction has appeared in A cappella Zoo, Thrice Fiction, The Austin Review, Fourth River: Tributaries, and elsewhere. She has an MA in creative writing from the University of Central Florida, and now works as an instructional designer at Capella University, and is a teaching artist at The Loft Literary Center. Her writing explores damaged mind-body connections, and the difficulty of confronting illness and mortality. She is currently at work on a novella comprised of braided storylines exploring the physical, psychological, and ethical complications of assisted dying. For more good times, follow her on Twitter @RobinRozanski.


   
Jasmine Dreame Wagner • Writing • Brooklyn, NY • Apr 9, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018

Jasmine Dreame Wagner

Writing

Location: Brooklyn , NY

Dates of residence: Apr 9, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018

http://www.jasminedreamewagner.com/

Jasmine Dreame Wagner is an American writer, artist, and musician. She is the author of On a Clear Day (Ahsahta Press), a collection of lyric essays and poems deemed "a capacious book of traveller's observations, cultural criticism, and quarter-life-crisis notes" by Stephanie (Stephen) Burt at The New Yorker and "a radical cultural anthropology of the wild time we're living in" by Iris Cushing at Hyperallergic. She is also the author of Rings (Kelsey Street Press) and six chapbooks. Wagner's work appears in American Letters and Commentary, Beloit Poetry Journal, Colorado Review, Fence, and Guernica. She is the recipient of an Artist Fellowship from the Connecticut Office of the Arts and grants and residencies from the Connecticut Office of the Arts, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Marble House Project, Summer Literary Seminars, and The Wassaic Project. Photo credit: Jonathan Schwarz


   
Holly Kranker • Visual • Omaha, NE • Apr 9, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018

Holly Kranker

Visual

Location: Omaha , NE

Dates of residence: Apr 9, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018

http://www.hollykranker.com/

Holly Kranker is a multi-disciplinary artist whose practice uses a variety of mediums to examine our sense of place, personal memory, and efforts to suspend moments in time. Born and raised in the Midwest, she currently lives and works in Omaha, Nebraska. She joined the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts in 2013 as the Residency Program Manager where she is responsible for all activities related to the organization's international Artist-in-Residence program. Prior to joining Bemis, she was the studio manager and lead assistant to renowned glass sculptor, Therman Statom. Kranker has most recently exhibited at the Joslyn Art Museum and has received awards from the Birger Sandzèn Memorial Gallery in contemporary metal craft, George A. Spiva Center for the Arts in photography, and has work included in the National Park Foundation-Lewis and Clark Historic Trail permanent collection.


   
Alison Erazmus • Visual • St. Louis, MO • Apr 16, 2018 - May 11, 2018

Alison Erazmus

Visual

Location: St. Louis , MO

Dates of residence: Apr 16, 2018 - May 11, 2018

www.alisonerazmus.com

Alison Erazmus (b. 1983) is a visual artist, fine art photographer, and curator originally from the flat agricultural landscape of northern Illinois. She is currently based in Saint Louis, Missouri. She earned a Master of Fine Arts degree, with an emphasis in photography, from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2008. Since then she has exhibited her work at institutions across the country, including the South Bend Museum of Art, The Silverspace Gallery, the Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, the Evansville Museum, the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, the Darkroom Gallery, the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri, Art St. Louis, the Tammy Cromer Gallery, and more. Her work has received honorable mentions and has been included in several juried group exhibitions, including the annual "Holga and Friends" exhibition and the "Light Leaked" online publication.


   
Bug Davidson • Interdisciplinary • Austin, TX • Apr 30, 2018 - May 25, 2018

Bug Davidson

Interdisciplinary

Location: Austin , TX

Dates of residence: Apr 30, 2018 - May 25, 2018

http://bugdavidson.myportfolio.com/

Bug Davidson is a motion image artist and film director interested in communicating through visual language intersections of media & representation, social corporeal choreography, acousmata & action, and the enchantment of cinematic gesture.


   
Amina Gautier • Writing • Chicago, IL • Apr 30, 2018 - Jun 15, 2018

Amina Gautier

Writing

Location: Chicago , IL

Dates of residence: Apr 30, 2018 - Jun 15, 2018

https://aminagautier.wordpress.com/

Amina Gautier is the author of three short story collections: At-Risk, Now We Will Be Happy and The Loss of All Lost Things. At-Risk was awarded the Flannery O'Connor Award and the Eric Hoffer Legacy Award. Now We Will Be Happy was awarded the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction, the International Latino Book Award, the Royal Palm Literary Award was a Finalist for the William Saroyan International Prize. The Loss of All Lost Things was awarded the Elixir Press Award in Fiction, the Phillis Wheatley Award, the Chicago Public Library's 21st Century Award, and was a Finalist for the Hurston/Wright Award, the Paterson Prize, and the John Gardner Award. Gautier has been the recipient of fellowships and grants from the American Antiquarian Society, the Camargo Foundation, the Chateau de Lavigny, Dora Maar House/Brown Foundation, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Woodrow Wilson Foundation.


   
Jeff Sirkin • Writing • El Paso , TX • May 7, 2018 - May 18, 2018

Jeff Sirkin

Writing

Location: El Paso , TX

Dates of residence: May 7, 2018 - May 18, 2018

Jeff Sirkin grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and he is the author of the poetry collection Travelers Aid Society (Veliz Books 2016). In addition to poetry, he writes on popular music and literature, and his work has appeared in Mandorla; Forklift, Ohio; Puerto del Sol, the Volta and elsewhere. Co-editor of the web journal A DOZEN NOTHING, he currently teaches in the Creative Writing Department at the University of Texas, El Paso, where he also co-curates the Dishonest Mailman Reading Series.


   
Greg Simon • Composition • Lincoln, NE • May 7, 2018 - May 18, 2018

Greg Simon

Composition

Location: Lincoln , NE

Dates of residence: May 7, 2018 - May 18, 2018

Greg Simon (b. 1985) is a composer and jazz trumpeter from California, by way of Oregon and Colorado. His works have been performed by ensembles and performers around the country, including the Nu Deco Ensemble, the Cavell Trio, Alarm Will Sound, the Fifth House Ensemble, and the Playground Ensemble of Denver. He has won the NACUSA Young Composers' Competition, the Brehm Prize in Choral Composition from the University of Michigan, and the POLYPHONOS competition from the Esoterics. Greg studied jazz improvisation and composition with Bill Lucas, Ellen Rowe, and Brad Goode, and is an active freelancer in the Omaha-Lincoln area. Greg is Assistant Professor of Composition and Jazz Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and he teaches at the Brevard Music Center. He received a D.M.A. in composition from the University of Michigan. When he's not composing, Greg enjoys hockey, bourbon and short stories.


   
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