Author Archives: Grace Rennie

Seeding Visionaries: The Work of A Studio in the Woods

November 29, 2022

“A Studio in the Woods filled my soul with inspiration and a determination to continue making art that speaks to the importance of preserving the natural world.” – Rising Resident Andrina Turenne “This reminded me of my connection to the… Read More

Meet the 2022-23 Inspiring Health Justice Residents

November 29, 2022

Inspiring Health Justice is a partnership between Dillard University’s Minority Health and Health Equity Research Center and A Studio in the Woods. The aim of this program is to bring the arts and public health together to address our… Read More

Sidiki Conde with Dr. Michael White: Climate Rising

October 4, 2022

We are pleased to partner with Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve to produce this video recognizing the power of art to address the planet’s environmental challenges. Our forest and its habitat share many of the same concerns as… Read More

Update on Searching for the Ghosts of the Gulf with Brandon Ballengée

September 2, 2022

Searching for the Ghosts of the Gulf brings artist, biologist and educator Brandon Ballengée to A Studio in the Woods for a community-based residency with Plaquemines Parish coastal communities. Through participatory art and science, this project is exploring missing Gulf of… Read More

2021-2022 Impact Report

September 2, 2022

2021 – 2022 was a year of intense growth for A Studio in the Woods. For the first time since the completion of the Writer’s Cabin in early 2020, we have been able to fully utilize our increased capacity, hosting… Read More

Announcing Replenish Residents 2022-2023

August 23, 2022

We are pleased to announce the Replenish Residents for 2022-2023: Zandashé Brown, Nia DeCoux, Kenniese S. Franklin, John Lacarbiere III, Karen-Kaia Livers, Endaira Rellek, Walter Sandifer III, Gian Smith, and Akilah Toney. Replenish Residencies (formerly Relief Residencies)… Read More

We’re Hiring: Operations Coordinator and Outreach & Marketing Coordinator

August 2, 2022

We are hiring for two positions: Operations Coordinator and Marketing & Outreach Coordinator! [APPLICATION CLOSED] The Outreach & Marketing Coordinator will be our community liaison, serving as the connector between our programs, artists, and audiences. In… Read More

Announcing Scholarly Retreat Residents 2022-2023

July 13, 2022

We are pleased to announce Scholarly Retreat Residents for the 2022-23 residency season. This year we have partnered with the Tulane ByWater Institute, Tulane School of Liberal Arts, Tulane Creative Writing Department, and Xavier University of Louisiana to… Read More

Announcing Rising Residents 2022 – 2023

June 23, 2022

We are pleased to announce the Rising: Climate in Crisis Residents for 2022-2023: Zeelie Brown, Niki Franco, Simi Kang, Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Hye Sea, Nailah Jefferson & Laurie Sumiye, and Rachel Lin Weaver. Rising: Climate in Crisis Residencies invite… Read More

Announcing Bulbancha Residencies

June 2, 2022

We are pleased to announce the launch of Bulbancha Residencies, a new program designed to support Indigenous artists with a deep connection to Louisiana. Bulbancha, the original name for New Orleans, is a Choctaw word meaning “the place of… Read More