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Mardi Gras from a Bird’s Eye View

January 16, 2020

A Studio in the Woods is working in collaboration with Tulane biologists Dr. Jordan Karubian and PhD student Annelise Blanchette to host an artist residency for printmaker Pippin Frisbie-Calder to raise awareness about urban birds and… Read More

A Studio in the Woods receives $20,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts

January 15, 2020

A Studio in the Woods has been approved for a $20,000 Art Works grant to support Adaptations Residencies. Adaptations Residencies invite artists to examine how climate driven adaptations – large and small, historic and contemporary, cultural and scientific – are… Read More

New Online Archive, courtesy of the Tulane University Digital Library

January 7, 2020

We are excited to share our new online archive, made possible by the hard work of the folks over at the Tulane University Digital Library. The archive features hundreds of images from the early days of A Studio in the… Read More

Overstory: A Field Guide to A Studio in the Woods

December 9, 2019

We are thrilled to announce the publication of Overstory: A Field Guide to A Studio in the Woods, just in time for holiday shopping! Produced through a collaboration with Antenna and published by… Read More

Amy Lesen and Ama Rogan presented at the DC Arts Science Evening Rendezvous

November 21, 2019

Amy Lesen, ByWater Institute Research Associate Professor, and Ama Rogan, Managing Director of A Studio in the Woods, spoke at the DC Arts Science Evening Rendezvous on October 17, 2019. Inspired by a series of residencies… Read More

Scholarly Retreats highlighted in Tulane School of Liberal Arts Magazine

November 6, 2019

Tulane School of Liberal Arts has published a feature on our Scholarly Retreats, written by Emily Wilkerson. “About a thirty-minute drive from Tulane’s Uptown campus, across the Mississippi River and down Patterson Road, A Studio in the Woods sits among… Read More

Scholarly Resident Marcia Glass publishes “A Field Manual for Palliative Care in Humanitarian Crises”

November 6, 2019

Scholarly Resident Marcia Glass has published A Field Manual for Palliative Care in Humanitarian Crises, which she worked on in the Woods during her retreat in 2019. This book represents the first-ever effort at educating and providing guidance for… Read More

Scholarly Resident Jeffrey Tasker awarded $2.1 million grant to study the effects of stress on the brain

November 6, 2019

Former A Studio in the Woods Scholarly Resident and Tulane neuroscience professor Jeffrey Tasker has won a $2.1 million grant to study the effects of stress on the brain and how severe stress contributes to the… Read More

Flint & Steel Resident Byron Asher releases “Skrontch Music”

October 25, 2019

2016-17 Flint & Steel Resident Byron Asher has released “Skrontch Music”, an iterative composition project that explores the histories and lineages of jazz in New Orleans through contemporary composition and improvisation. The initial composition was written for a 10-piece… Read More

Palms to Pines: What a River Weaves by Monique Verdin

October 15, 2019

Monique Verdin is a multidisciplinary artist who has been working with the complex interconnectedness of environment, economics, culture, climate, and change along the Gulf South for decades. She is one of two artists comprising the … Read More