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David Sullivan’s “Fugitive Emissions” featured in New Orleans Living Magazine

October 2, 2017

David Sullivan’s Fugitive Emissions is an abstract animation inspired by the effects of air and water pollution prevalent in our chemical corridor. You may think that you know everything about art, but how much do you know about non-traditional forms of art? You… Read More

Sarah Dahnke’s “Dances for Solidarity” featured in Pelican Bomb

June 16, 2017

Sarah Dahnke’s Dances for Solidarity is an ongoing, community-based performance choreographed by incarcerated people in solitary confinement, borrowing from the personal narratives of 50 people in prison in Texas and Louisiana. In 2015, New York-based choreographer and cultural activist Sarah… Read More

Esther Solondz’s “The Bee Palace” featured in Pelican Bomb

May 23, 2017

Esther Solondz, a past Flint & Steel Resident, designed and installed The Bee Palace to house solitary bees at the Audubon Zoo. Artist Joseph Beuys famously declared that “every man is an artist,” and that “even the act of peeling a… Read More

The Writer’s Forum with David Benedetto

April 27, 2017

David Benedetto sits down with A Studio In The Woods’ Managing Director Ama Rogan and Board of Director’s member Ben Morris to talk about the project and their Writer’s Cabin initiative. Click here for the full interview. Read More

Jebney Lewis’ “Songs of Home Songs of Change” featured in Pelican Bomb

November 7, 2016

2016 Flint & Steel Resident, Jebney Lewis, along with Rick Snow and Christopher Staudinger created Songs of Home Songs of Change which raises questions about authorship, collaboration, and community involvement. Songs of Home Songs of Change is a map of New… Read More

Mignon Faget debuts new piece in support of ASITW departmental home

July 22, 2015

A percentage of sales from Mignon Faget’s new piece “IN GRATITUDE” will support the Center for Bioenvironmental Research and the Newcomb Art Gallery. The pieces are also a lovely symbol of thanks to all of the people who… Read More

Article in the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Journal

January 13, 2015

Our own David Baker, Environmental Curator at A Studio in the Woods, contributed to Examination of Deltaic Processes of Mississippi River Outlets—Caernarvon Delta and Bohemia Spillway in Southeastern Louisiana by John A. Lopez, Theryn K. Henkel,… Read More

A Studio in the Woods to be a Community Arts Award Recipient

December 3, 2014

The Arts Council of New Orleans announced A Studio in the Woods as one of the 2014 Community Arts Awards recipients to be honored during an awards celebration on Wednesday, December 3rd. We are honored to be amongst esteemed company… Read More

Rebecca Snedeker’s “Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas” featured in Pelican Bomb

June 5, 2014

2012 Ebb & Flow Resident Rebecca Snedeker helped create Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas, a book of 22 imaginative essays and maps she co-authored with Rebecca Solnit. The editors of Unfathomable City, Rebecca Solnit and Rebecca Snedeker, have maintained that… Read More

Art in St. Claude Avenue gallery reframes environmental problems, by Mary Rickard

May 28, 2014

Click HERE to view article at theneworleansadvocate.com Art and science don’t often intersect, but 14 mixed-media artists found inventive ways to express the environmental significance of water in the lives of Louisianians during Ebb & Flow,… Read More