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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

Announcing Big River Continuum: A Collaborative Exchange Residency

September 25, 2019

A Studio in the Woods a pleased to announce a new collaborative exchange residency in partnership with University of Minnesota’s Itasca Biological Station and Weisman Art Museum. Big River… Read More

Announcing 2019-20 Tulane Scholarly Retreats

August 21, 2019

A Studio in the Woods and the Tulane ByWater Institute seek to enhance and support the scholarship and creativity of Tulane faculty and trainees by awarding one- to two-week residencies. These residencies provide a retreat for… Read More

Announcing FATHOM: Volume I, Lead Resident

August 19, 2019

FATHOM: Volume I, Lead is a pilot effort between A Studio in the Woods, Karubian Lab, and ByWater Institute to support and examine the real-world impact of art/science collaborations. Read More

Announcing 2019-20 Adaptations Residents

August 19, 2019

Adaptations Residencies invite artists to examine how climate driven adaptations – large and small, historic and contemporary, cultural and scientific – are shaping our future. Adaptations Residencies provide artists with time, space, scholarship and staff support to foster… Read More