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Parini Shroff • Writing • Los Altos, CA • Jan 2, 2017 - Jan 27, 2017

Parini Shroff

Writing

Location: Los Altos , CA

Dates of residence: Jan 2, 2017 - Jan 27, 2017

Parini Shroff wrote her first short story at the age of seven. Entitled "The Magic Hole," it is likely her best work. She received her JD from Loyola Law School and her MFA from the University of Texas in Austin. Her fiction has been published in, among others, Salamander, The Southern Humanities Review, and The MacGuffin. She currently lives and works in the Bay Area.


   
Dan Jian • Visual • Columbus, OH • Jan 2, 2017 - Jan 27, 2017

Dan Jian

Visual

Location: Columbus , OH

Dates of residence: Jan 2, 2017 - Jan 27, 2017

http://danjian.info/

Dan Jian (b. 1986, Lichuan, China) works across painting, drawing, animation and video. Her work often draws inspiration from her environment to construct images highlighting the unfamiliarities of the commonplace. Dan received her BFA from Temple's Tyler School of Art in 2011. In 2016, Dan gained her MFA from The Ohio State University. Dan has participated in various group exhibitions and is a recipient of numerous awards, including a Certificate of Merit from the Philadelphia Watercolor Society, Philadelphia, 2013, Student Opportunity Award, "Art at Graduate School" award, Arts and Humanities Graduate Research Small Grant, Ohio State University, Columbus, 2015, and Finalist for the Don Bachardy Fellowship, London, 2017. In 2016, her work is exhibited in The Carnegie, Covington, KY, Emerge Gallery & Art Space, Saugerties, NY, and Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH. She was visiting critic at The Art Academy of Cincinnati in 2015 and has assisted with many exhibitions, including the "Utopias and Heterotopias", the first Wuzhen International Contemporary Art Biannual " in March of 2016. Currently, Dan lives in Columbus, OH, where she works as a lecturer professor for OSU's Art Department. Dan was a recent resident at the Vermont Studio Center in August 2016.


   
Aaron M Brown • Visual • Lawrence, KS • Jan 2, 2017 - Feb 24, 2017

Aaron M Brown

Visual

Location: Lawrence , KS

Dates of residence: Jan 2, 2017 - Feb 24, 2017

https://www.facebook.com/Aaron-Morgan-Brown-Paintings-1438977106412973/?ref=settings

Aaron M. Brown was born in Wichita, KS. He received a BFA from the University of Kansas, MFA from Syracuse University. Awards include grants from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and the Franz and Virginia Bader Fund. He has participated in group and solo exhibitions internationally, in galleries and museums, including the National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC. His work has been featured in publications such as New American Paintings and Harper's magazine, and is included in numerous private and public collections.


   
Masayoshi Ishikawa • Composition • St. Peter, MN • Jan 2, 2017 - Jan 13, 2017

Masayoshi Ishikawa

Composition

Location: St. Peter , MN

Dates of residence: Jan 2, 2017 - Jan 13, 2017

http://www.masaishikawamusic.com

Originally from Japan, Masa Ishikawa came to the States in 2003. His music has been performed in multiple countries including China, Japan and Italy. His composition, Hotaru (firefly), was selected as the winner of 2014 Downbeat Student Music Awards in Graduate Original Composition for Small Ensemble. Ishikawa premiered a multi-movement work titled Suite for the Forgotten in 2015. The suite is dedicated to people who are currently living in Fukushima under the risk of exposure to radiation. In this composition, Ishikawa employed a string quartet as well as French horn into the traditional jazz big band instrumentation. Several of his compositions have been published from UNC Jazz Press. He received Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Composition from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Ishikawa currently serves as a Visiting part-time Assistant Professor at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota where he teaches Aural and Keyboard Skills as well as Applied Jazz Piano.


   
Shenandoah Sowash • Writing • Washington, DC • Jan 2, 2017 - Jan 13, 2017

Shenandoah Sowash

Writing

Location: Washington , DC

Dates of residence: Jan 2, 2017 - Jan 13, 2017

http://www.shenandoahsowash.com

Shenandoah Sowash's work has appeared in VINYL Poetry, The Collagist, Smartish Pace, PANK, RHINO Poetry, Poet Lore, and elsewhere. The recipient of fellowships from the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the Lannan Foundation, she was a finalist for the Smartish Pace Beullah Rose Poetry Prize and the Devil's Lake Driftless Poetry Prize. She attended the Bread Loaf Writers Conference through a work-study scholarship ("waitership") and also traveled to Vilnius, Lithuania through an Editor's Choice Award (full tuition scholarship) from the Summer Literary Seminars. Currently at work on her first book, Shenandoah lives in Washington, D.C. and teaches at American University.


   
Megan Kruse • Writing • Olympia, WA • Jan 16, 2017 - Jan 27, 2017

Megan Kruse

Writing

Location: Olympia , WA

Dates of residence: Jan 16, 2017 - Jan 27, 2017

http://megannicolekruse.com/

Megan Kruse grew up in the Pacific Northwest and currently lives in Olympia. She studied creative writing at Oberlin College and earned her MFA at the University of Montana. Her work has appeared widely in journals and anthologies, and her debut novel, "Call Me Home," was released from Hawthorne Books in March 2015, with an introduction by Elizabeth Gilbert. She teaches fiction at Eastern Oregon University's Low-Residency MFA program, Hugo House, and Gotham Writers Workshop. She was the recipient of a 2016 Pacific Northwest Book Award, and one of the National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35 for 2015.


   
Adam Hill • Composition • Harrison Lake, BC • Jan 16, 2017 - Feb 10, 2017

Adam Hill

Composition

Location: Harrison Lake , BC

Dates of residence: Jan 16, 2017 - Feb 10, 2017

http://www.adamhillmusic.com

Adam Hill is a composer and bassist who lives in a decommissioned ranger station on Harrison Lake, British Columbia. A recipient of awards and grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, FACTOR, SCI/ASCAP, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, and Wildacres, he has had his music presented by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, musica intima, and the Elektra Women's Choir. Additionally, he has been commissioned by Erato Ensemble, the Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble, the Whatcom Symphony Orchestra, and the Singers' Club of Cleveland. Adam is also a performer in several genres who has appeared at the Sisters Jazz Festival, the River City Bluegrass Festival, and Electronic Music Midwest, and with the Walla Walla Symphony and the Obsidian Opera Chamber Orchestra. He has released four albums of folk music and has appeared on recordings by several rock and roll, bluegrass, and jazz groups. Adam has taught at Western Washington University and Quest University.


   
Emily Strasser • Writing • Minneapolis, MN • Jan 30, 2017 - Feb 24, 2017

Emily Strasser

Writing

Location: Minneapolis , MN

Dates of residence: Jan 30, 2017 - Feb 24, 2017

http://www.emilystrasser.com

Emily Strasser is a writer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She received her MFA in nonfiction from the University of Minnesota in 2016. Her work has appeared in Ploughshares, Guernica, Colorado Review, The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, and Tricycle. One of her essays was named a notable for Best American 2016. She was a winner of the 2015 Ploughshares Emerging Writer's Contest, a 2016 AWP Intro Award, a 2016 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist's Initiative Grant, and the 2016 W.K. Rose Fellowship from Vassar College. She is working on a book about the intersection of family and national secrets in the nuclear city of Oak Ridge, Tennessee.


   
Katherine Bickmore • Visual • Albany, NY • Jan 30, 2017 - Feb 24, 2017

Katherine Bickmore

Visual

Location: Albany , NY

Dates of residence: Jan 30, 2017 - Feb 24, 2017

http://katebickmore.com

Kate Bickmore (b. Albany, NY 1993) is a New York-based artist whose work reconciles how her body relates to the environments she occupies. This past year, Bickmore attended the Mildred's Lane artist residency and had a solo exhibition in Albany, NY. In 2013, she received an Emerson grant to create a series of works titled "The Degeneration, Deterioration, and Decay of Society," that deconstruct the complex relationships between women and the simultaneously destructive and fertile qualities of the natural environment. The following spring she studied at the Slade School of Fine Art where she continued to explore the subtle but aggressive nature of invasive plants as they pervade the sidewalks and cemeteries of London. Bickmore received her BA in Studio Art from Hamilton College in 2015, which culminated in her thesis exhibition titled "The Origin of Life" at the Wellin Museum of Art.


   
liz gonzalez • Writing • Long Beach, CA • Feb 27, 2017 - Mar 24, 2017

liz gonzalez

Writing

Location: Long Beach , CA

Dates of residence: Feb 27, 2017 - Mar 24, 2017

http://www.lizgonzalez.com

liz gonzález grew up in San Bernardino County, California. She writes poetry, fiction, and memoir. Her writing is forthcoming or has appeared in Litbreak Magazine, Cultural Weekly, Askew Poetry Journal, BorderSenses Literary Magazine, 2016 Writing from Inlandia, The Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes and Shifts of Los Angeles, Wide Awake: The Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond, and elsewhere. Her recent awards include a 2016 Incite / Insight Award from the Arts Council for Long Beach and an Irvine Fellowship at the Lucas Artists Residency Program. She lives in North Long Beach, California, with her Jack Chi buddy Chacho and sound artist Jorge Martin. She directs Uptown Word & Arts and is a member of the Macondo Workshop. She works as a writing consultant and teaches creative writing through Angels Gate Cultural Center and UCLA Extension Writers' Program. www.lizgonzalez.com


   
Betni Kalk • Visual • Omaha, NE • Feb 27, 2017 - Mar 10, 2017

Betni Kalk

Visual

Location: Omaha , NE

Dates of residence: Feb 27, 2017 - Mar 10, 2017

http://b-e-t-n-i.com/

Bethany "Betni" Kalk is an artist, designer, and professor of art and design. She was born in Canada and at age three her missionary parents moved the family to Papua New Guinea (PNG) where they lived for 10 years. She lived in the States for high school, college and graduate school where she studied graphic design, painting, and drawing. When not teaching, she travels back to New Guinea, explores the natural landscapes of other countries, and visits different regions of the U.S. to and from artist residencies. She has exhibited in Lexington, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New York, Omaha and San Francisco. She has received numerous grants and residencies around the U.S. including Sitka Center, San Juan National Forest, the Anderson Center and the Pine Needles Program through the Science Museum of Minnesota. For information and images, visit b-e-t-n-i.com


   
Layla Luna • Visual • Fort Worth, TX • Feb 27, 2017 - Mar 10, 2017

Layla Luna

Visual

Location: Fort Worth , TX

Dates of residence: Feb 27, 2017 - Mar 10, 2017

http://www.laylaluna.com

Layla Luna was born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1975. Her work reflects our human need to believe in the history held within objects, and honors the spaces that house these items from large public museum collections to private cabinets of curiosities. Luna uses drawings, paintings, collage, and found materials, to build her own collections that document time and create stories. She uses methods and ideas such as archiving, preservation, and display to demonstrate the value we place on particular objects. Is it even the object itself that we covet, or is it the haunt contained within it that each of us are after? Luna received her MFA in Painting from Texas Christian University's School of Art in 2016 and her BFA in Painting from Arizona State University in 2008. She studied at Massey University in Wellington, New Zealand where she obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art in 2011. Currently Luna resides in Forth Worth, Texas with her little family and Kona, the world's greatest dog.


   
Ellen Struve • Writing • Omaha, NE • Feb 27, 2017 - Mar 10, 2017

Ellen Struve

Writing

Location: Omaha , NE

Dates of residence: Feb 27, 2017 - Mar 10, 2017

http://www.ellenstruve.com

Ellen Struve is an Omaha-based playwright. Her plays have been produced in several states. Her play "Prince Max's Trewly Awful Trip to the Desolat Interior" was selected for the 2015 PlayPenn Playwrights' Conference, presented at Great Plains Theatre Conference PlayFest at Joslyn Art Museum and will have its premiere in 2017 at Red Theatre in Chicago, IL. "Recommended Reading for Girls" was an O'Neill National Playwrights Conference semi-finalist. She is a Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellow, WhyArts resident artist and Bemis Center for the Arts community artist. She serves on the board of Shelterbelt Theater. In 2017 she will be Creighton University's first ever playwright-in-residence, developing "The Dairy Maid-Right" and "The Octopus Lady" and co-teaching Theatre for Social Justice. She has degrees from University of Iowa and School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


   
Daniel Fishback • Interdisciplinary • Brooklyn, NY • Mar 6, 2017 - Mar 24, 2017

Daniel Fishback

Interdisciplinary

Location: Brooklyn , NY

Dates of residence: Mar 6, 2017 - Mar 24, 2017

http://www.danfishback.com

DAN FISHBACK is a playwright in New York City. Major works include "The Material World" (2012), "thirtynothing" (2011), and "You Will Experience Silence" (2009), all directed by Stephen Brackett at Dixon Place. Time Out New York called "The Material World" one of the Top 10 Plays of 2012. Fishback is director of The Helix Queer Performance Network, a collaboration between La MaMa Experimental Theater, BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange and the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. Also a songwriter, Fishback has toured Europe and North America and has released five full-length albums both solo and with his band Cheese On Bread. He has received grants from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Franklin Furnace and the Six Points Fellowship for Emerging Jewish Artists, and residencies from MacDowell, Yaddo, Kimmel Harding Nelson, the University of Pennsylvania and BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange, where he has developed all his theater work since 2010. www.danfishback.com


   
Sasha Graybosch • Writing • Brooklyn, NY • Mar 13, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017

Sasha Graybosch

Writing

Location: Brooklyn , NY

Dates of residence: Mar 13, 2017 - Mar 31, 2017

Sasha Graybosch's short fiction has appeared in Canteen, elimae, DOGZPLOT, Vitrine: A Printed Museum, and Electric Literature's Recommended Reading, where her story "Recovery Period" was nominated for the 2016 Pushcart Prize. She's also written non-fiction for The Rumpus. Raised in Lincoln, Nebraska, she lives in Brooklyn and works as a writing consultant and instructor at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She holds an MFA from New York University, and she's currently at work on a novel.


   
Brian Andrew Coate • Visual • Lincoln, NE • Mar 13, 2017 - Mar 24, 2017

Brian Andrew Coate

Visual

Location: Lincoln , NE

Dates of residence: Mar 13, 2017 - Mar 24, 2017

http://www.brianandrewcoate.com/

Brian Andrew Coate is an artist working and living in Lincoln, NE, recently getting his BFA in painting and drawing at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. He helps run Peanut Gallery in downtown Lincoln. Brian is a portrait artist, exploring the relationships with the supernal, the sinister, and the unknown.


   
Kirstin Lamb • Visual • Providence, RI • Mar 13, 2017 - Apr 7, 2017

Kirstin Lamb

Visual

Location: Providence , RI

Dates of residence: Mar 13, 2017 - Apr 7, 2017

http://www.kirstinlamb.squarespace.com

Kirstin is a painter living in Providence, Rhode Island and working in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Kirstin studied painting at the Rhode Island School of Design, graduating with an MFA in 2005. She began her studies as a literature student at Brown University, graduating in 2001 with Bachelors degrees in both Literatures in English and Visual Art. Kirstin's work has been shown in venues across the country and abroad, recently showing at Yellow Peril Gallery in Providence, RI, the Lentos Museum in Linz, Austria and Bunker Projects in Pittsburgh, PA among others. She has attended residencies at the Atlantic Center for the Arts, Vermont Studio Center, Bunker Projects, and the Wassaic Project. Kirstin's work is represented by Darger HQ gallery in Omaha, Nebraska and Silence is Accurate in New York. Upcoming shows include a group exhibition at the Art Complex Museum in Duxbury, MA in 2017.


   
Tony Solitro • Composition • Philadelphia, PA • Mar 27, 2017 - Apr 14, 2017

Tony Solitro

Composition

Location: Philadelphia , PA

Dates of residence: Mar 27, 2017 - Apr 14, 2017

http://tonysolitro.com/

Tony Solitro is a composer of concert and stage music whose recent works have been commissioned by Boston Opera Collaborative, Joseph Conyers (Assistant Principal Bass, Philadelphia Orchestra), the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, and Network for New Music. His compositions have been performed by People Inside Electronics (Los Angeles),the Litha Symphony Orchestra (Manhattan),International Opera Theater (USA/Italy), and in venues such as the Red Note New Music Festival (Illinois State University),the Royal Northern College of Music (Manchester, England), and the International Guitar Research Centre (University of Surrey, Guildford, UK). Tony has been awarded fellowships from Yaddo, VCCA, and the Brevard Music Center. He earned his Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania) as a recipient of the George Crumb Music Fellowship and his M.M. (Longy School of Music) on a Nadia and Lili Boulanger Scholarship. To hear recordings, see videos, and explore his composition catalogue, visit www.tonysolitro.com


   
Katharine Beutner • Writing • Honolulu, HI • Mar 27, 2017 - Apr 7, 2017

Katharine Beutner

Writing

Location: Honolulu , HI

Dates of residence: Mar 27, 2017 - Apr 7, 2017

http://www.katharinebeutner.com

Katharine Beutner is the author of Alcestis, which won the 2011 Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction. She is an assistant professor of English at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, teaching creative writing and literature; she previously taught at the College of Wooster. Her writing has also appeared in The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Toast, Public Books, TriQuarterly, Humanities, and other publications. She is currently working on a novel about climate justice.


   
Toby Kaufmann-Buhler • Visual • Lafayette, IN • Mar 27, 2017 - Apr 7, 2017

Toby Kaufmann-Buhler

Visual

Location: Lafayette , IN

Dates of residence: Mar 27, 2017 - Apr 7, 2017

http://oscillation.org/tkbuhler/

Toby Kaufmann-Buhler explores sensory perception and memory through his work in image,sound and space. This involves the integration of a number of different media including video, film, found/composed sound, text and installation work. He has produced collaborative work with a number of musicians, composers, poets and visual artists, and his installation work utilizing custom-designed video projection has been exhibited in numerous venues. Alongside many group exhibitions, Kaufmann-Buhler has had solo exhibitions at the James Watrous Gallery (Madison,Wisconsin), Window-re/production re/presentation (public art project space in Asheville, NorthCarolina), andLittle Monroe Gallery (Madison, Wisconsin). Kaufmann-Buhler's video work has also been featured in national and international touring screening series and festivals in gallery and theatrical venues. He received a BA in Fine Arts from the University of South Florida (Tampa, Florida USA) and an MA from the Royal College of Art (London, England).


   
Corinne Elysse Adams • Writing • Chicago, IL • Apr 3, 2017 - Apr 14, 2017

Corinne Elysse Adams

Writing

Location: Chicago , IL

Dates of residence: Apr 3, 2017 - Apr 14, 2017

https://threadwhispers.wordpress.com/

Corinne Elysse Adams is a story collector, writer, songstress, folk musician, and teacher. She completed her undergraduate degree at Sophia University in Tokyo, and received a master's in poetry from the University of Edinburgh. She has lived and travelled all over the world, collecting stories and studying folk arts and musical traditions. She currently lives between Austin and Chicago, where she plays traditional Irish fiddle, studies Japanese folk singing, and performs with Austin-based Americana/folk trio Full Moon Medicine. Her poetry has appeared in journals such as Confrontation, Alimentum, and Lunch Ticket and was the recipient of a Dorothy Sargent-Rosenburg award. Her work with multimedia storytelling project thread whispers has been shown in exhibits at LAMO (Ladakh Arts and Media Organization), the Goa International Photography Festival, Kerala's Art*ry Gallery, and was featured in the June 2015 edition of Verve Magazine.


   
Yukari Kaihori • Visual • Wellington, NZ • Apr 10, 2017 - May 19, 2017

Yukari Kaihori

Visual

Location: Wellington , NZ

Dates of residence: Apr 10, 2017 - May 19, 2017

http://www.yukari-kaihori.com

Yukari was born in Japan but growing up moved from Asia to South America, to North America due to her father's job. Her background is traditional Japanese Calligraphy (shodō ), which she began in Brazil at the age of five. At seventeen, after moving to the US, she switched from calligraphy to painting. She mainly works with oil on paper and in recent year with occasional mixed media works. Yukari is based in Wellington New Zealand since 2011. She has exhibited both solo and group exhibitions in New Zealand. She has B.A. in Studio Art from Lewis and Clark College in Oregon, and took some short courses from University of the Arts, Central St. Martin and Chelsea before moving to New Zealand. In 2015 Yukari received Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant award.


   
Yaloo (Ji Yeon Lim) • Visual • New York, NY • Apr 10, 2017 - Apr 28, 2017

Yaloo (Ji Yeon Lim)

Visual

Location: New York , NY

Dates of residence: Apr 10, 2017 - Apr 28, 2017

http://yaloopop.com

Yaloo is a South Korea born artist living in Chicago, U.S.A. She received her Master of Fine Art at School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) focusing on video installation in 2015. She was a first recipient of Lyn Blumenthal Memorial Fellowship from Video Data Bank (SAIC). She received Gold Award from AHL foundation, New York, Fred J. Forster Fellowship, and Nippon Steel Inc. U.S.A Presidential Award Scholarship from SAIC. She has been awarded for full fellowship at Vermont Studio Center, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, and La Bande Video. Her works have been part of number of solo and group shows/screenings in the cities such as Chicago, New York, Seattle, Santa Fe, Vancouver, Malmö, Dresden, and Seoul, to name a few.


   
Rachel Peters • Composition • Brooklyn, NY • Apr 17, 2017 - Apr 28, 2017

Rachel Peters

Composition

Location: Brooklyn , NY

Dates of residence: Apr 17, 2017 - Apr 28, 2017

http://www.racheljpeters.com

Rachel Peters resides in Brooklyn. Operas: Rootabaga Country (Sarasota Opera), The Wild Beast of the Bungalow (Center for Contemporary Opera), Pie, Pith, and Palette (Atlanta Opera), Companionship (Manhattan School of Music). Concert works: Ethel Smyth Plays Golf in Limbo (Acoustica21), Jack's Vocabulary, I Live Here (Galapagos Art Space), Canon I, Fronds: The Wisdom of Fanny Fern (Walt Whitman Project). Musicals: Only Children (NYU Tisch), Tiny Feats of Cowardice (NYC Fringe Festival), Write Left (Playwrights Horizons Theatre School), Tomato Red (UC Irvine), Octopus Heart (NYU Steinhardt). Scores for plays: Stretch (a fantasia) (New Georges), Tania in the Getaway Van (Huntington Theatre), What God Hath Wrought...(Alabama Shakespeare Festival), The Bacchae (Asolo Rep Conservatory). Art songs/cabaret songs: Lincoln Center, Second Stage, National Opera Center, Symphony Space, Ars Nova, cabarets/theatres nationwide. Contributor, The AIDS Quilt Songbook. Fellowships: New Dramatists Composer-Librettist Studio, American Opera Projects, John Duffy Composers Institute. Double B.A., Brandeis University; MFA, NYU.


   
Jennifer Steil • Writing • Brussels, BE • Apr 17, 2017 - May 1, 2017

Jennifer Steil

Writing

Location: Brussels , BE

Dates of residence: Apr 17, 2017 - May 1, 2017

http://jennifersteil.net

Jennifer Steil is an award-winning author and journalist. Her debut novel, The Ambassador's Wife, published by Doubleday in July 2015, won the 2013 William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition Best Novel award and was shortlisted for both the Bisexual Book Award and the Lascaux Novel Prize. It has received considerable critical acclaim, notably in the Seattle Times, Publishers Weekly, and The New York Times Book Review. Jennifer's first book, The Woman Who Fell From the Sky (Broadway Books, 2010) is a memoir about her tenure as editor of the Yemen Observer newspaper in Sana'a. The book was praised by The New York Times, Newsweek, and the Sydney Morning Herald among other publications. Jennifer's freelance work has appeared in the World Policy Journal, Die Welt, Saranac Review, Vogue UK, the Washington Times, The Week, Yahoo Travel, Time, and ,The Rumpus.


   
Jennifer Baker • Writing • Kew Gardens, NY • Apr 24, 2017 - May 5, 2017

Jennifer Baker

Writing

Location: Kew Gardens , NY

Dates of residence: Apr 24, 2017 - May 5, 2017

http://www.jennifernbaker.com

Jennifer Baker is a publishing professional, creator/host of the Minorities in Publishing podcast, panels organizer for the nonprofit We Need Diverse Books, and social media director and writing instructor for Sackett Street Writers' Workshop. She is the editor of the forthcoming short story collection "Everyday People: The Color of Life" with Atria Books. Her writing has appeared in Newtown Literary (for which her short story "The Pursuit of Happiness" was nominated for a 2017 Pushcart Prize), Boston Literary Magazine, Eclectic Flash, Poets & Writers magazine, and The Female Complaint anthology from Shade Mountain Press. She has also contributed to Forbes.com, The Billfold, and Bustle among other online publications.


   
JunYi Chow • Composition • Astoria, NY • May 1, 2017 - May 12, 2017

JunYi Chow

Composition

Location: Astoria , NY

Dates of residence: May 1, 2017 - May 12, 2017

http://www.junyichow.com

Chow was born and raised in Kuala Lumpur. He gained his Bachelor's degree from Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing and Master's degree from Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music, majoring in Composition. As a composer, Chow's music has been featured by Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra throughout Malaysia, The TENG Ensemble and Ding Yi Company in Singapore, Vivo Experimental Orchestra in KL, La Voce Choir in Klang, and Spectrum Symphony Orchestra in New York City among in other countries and places including China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Japan, Korea, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, and Canada. As a pianist and cellist, Chow plays Classical repertoire as well as free improvisations with musicians in KL, Beijing, and New York City.


   
Julia Staples • Visual • Philadelphia, PA • May 1, 2017 - May 19, 2017

Julia Staples

Visual

Location: Philadelphia , PA

Dates of residence: May 1, 2017 - May 19, 2017

http://www.juliastaples.com

Julia Staples, (b. 1979), an American artist, has exhibited her work locally and internationally. She was the recipient of the William J. Fulbright Fellowship, The American Scandinavian Foundation Fellowship both to pursue projects in Iceland; She is a recipient of the Adobe Design Achievement Award, in addition she has received grants from the Nordic Cultural Council to travel around Scandinavia and the Balkans; most recently she was selected to create a public artwork for The Free Library of Philadelphia and she recently was a Fellow at the Vermont Studio Center and Ox-Bow Artist Residency. She is a Member artist of Vox Populi in Philadelphia, where she resides.


   
Mary Hickman • Writing • Lincoln, NE • May 8, 2017 - May 19, 2017

Mary Hickman

Writing

Location: Lincoln , NE

Dates of residence: May 8, 2017 - May 19, 2017


   
Matt Mason • Writing • Omaha, NE • May 8, 2017 - May 19, 2017

Matt Mason

Writing

Location: Omaha , NE

Dates of residence: May 8, 2017 - May 19, 2017

http://matt.midverse.com/

Matt Mason has won a Pushcart Prize and two Nebraska Book Awards; was a Finalist for the position of Nebraska State Poet; and organized and run poetry programming with the U.S. Department of State in Nepal, Romania, Botswana, and Belarus. He has over 200 publications in magazines and anthologies, including Ted Kooser's American Life in Poetry and on Garrison Keillor's Writer' Almanac. His most recent book, The Baby That Ate Cincinnati, was released in 2013. Matt lives in Omaha with his wife, the poet Sarah McKinstry-Brown, and daughters Sophia and Lucia.


   
Calvin Gimpelevich • Writing • Seattle, WA • May 22, 2017 - Jun 2, 2017

Calvin Gimpelevich

Writing

Location: Seattle , WA

Dates of residence: May 22, 2017 - Jun 2, 2017

http://calvingimpelevich.com

Calvin Gimpelevich is a fiction writer whose work has appeared in Plentitude, THEM, Cream City, Jonathan, and The Collection: Short Fiction From The Transgender Vanguard. He has supported himself as a massage therapist, teacher, waiter, grant writer, social worker, production assistant, ditch digger, model, and chef. He was born in San Francisco.


   
David Gracie • Visual • Lincoln, NE • May 22, 2017 - Jun 2, 2017

David Gracie

Visual

Location: Lincoln , NE

Dates of residence: May 22, 2017 - Jun 2, 2017

http://www.dgracie.com/


   
Amanda Breitbach • Visual • Lincoln, NE • May 22, 2017 - Jun 2, 2017

Amanda Breitbach

Visual

Location: Lincoln , NE

Dates of residence: May 22, 2017 - Jun 2, 2017

http://www.amandabreitbach.com/

Amanda Breitbach is a photographer whose research focuses on the relationships between people and land. She completed her Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2016 and is currently a lecturer in art at Truman State University in Missouri as well as the program coordinator for Art at Cedar Point, a program that blends art and science at UNL's biological field station near Ogallala, NE. Breitbach grew up on a family farm and ranch in eastern Montana and attended Montana State University, graduating with degrees in photography and French. Following graduation, she was an agroforestry volunteer with the United States Peace Corps in West Africa for two years, then returned to Montana to work as a newspaper photographer/reporter. She and her husband are passionate about gardening and the outdoors, and spent a year working on organic farms in Italy and the United States before moving to Nebraska.


   
Ofir Klemperer • Composition • Cincinnati, OH • May 22, 2017 - Jun 2, 2017

Ofir Klemperer

Composition

Location: Cincinnati , OH

Dates of residence: May 22, 2017 - Jun 2, 2017

https://ofirklemperer.wordpress.com/

Ofir Klemperer, originally from Haifa, Israel, currently lives in Cincinnati OH and is a composer, improviser, singer/song writer, and producer. He received his B.Mus. and M.Mus. in Composition from the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague, The Netherlands. Leaning heavily on his Korg MS-20, Ofir writes melodic lines, and orchestrates classical instruments together with punk and electronics, applying pop oriented music into an experimental and noise approach. Ofir's music has been performed internationally, selected cities include: Tel Aviv, Amsterdam, Belgrade, Gent, Antwerp, Brussels, and Sao Paolo. His work has been featured at Jazz Cerkno in Slovenia, Bolzano Jazz Festival in Italy, and MATA Festival in New York City. Ofir has written and/or collaborated with numerous ensembles and orchestras such as: Talea Ensemble, Asko|Schoenberg, Pow Ensemble, Rosa Ensemble, Modelo 62, Ensemble Klang, and Orkest de Ereprijs.


   
Nora Bonner • Writing • Atlanta, GA • May 22, 2017 - Jun 2, 2017

Nora Bonner

Writing

Location: Atlanta , GA

Dates of residence: May 22, 2017 - Jun 2, 2017

www.norabonner.com

Nora lives and writes from Atlanta, where she is a PhD student in Creative Writing at Georgia State University. Her stories have appeared in several journals and anthologies, including: Quarterly West, Shenandoah, the Bellingham Review, the North American Review, Hobart, the Indiana Review, and the Best American Non-Required Reading. She is originally from Detroit.


   
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