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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! The Outreach & Marketing Coordinator will be our community liaison, serving as the connector between our programs, artists, and audiences. In collaboration with… 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

EASEL: Seeking Participants from 70126, 70127, and 70128

March 11, 2022

We are collaborating with Dillard University, STEMNOLA, University at Buffalo, LSU, and ArtSpot Productions on EASEL, a community participatory art/science/education research project. EASEL is seeking participants currently living in the 70126, 70127, and 70128 zip… Read More

Kids in the Woods Camp Returns!

March 11, 2022

After a two-year pandemic hiatus, we are looking forward to welcoming campers back to the Woods this summer! Campers ages 7-11 years old will learn about their relationship to the natural environment. Through hands-on arts activities children use both artistic… Read More

Current Open Calls

March 10, 2022

We currently have two calls open for artists and scholars. Please reach out to [email protected] with any questions. Replenish Residencies – Providing restorative visioning retreats to local BIPOC artists and culture bearers; the heart of New Orleans culture. Deadline… Read More