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Calling All Artists – Adaptations Living with Change Residencies

January 31, 2019

New Orleans and the region are frequently invoked as one of the areas most vulnerable to the effects of environmental change. Our highly manipulated landscape can be seen as a microcosm of the global environment, manifesting both the challenges and… Read More

Pelican Bomb writer reflects on New Orleans art spaces

November 23, 2018

Pelican Bomb’s announcement that they will conclude operations spawned Amy Mackie to reflect on the changes in the New Orleans art world throughout the years, including art residencies such as those at A Studio in the Woods. As a final… Read More

Jonathan Mayers and his work featured in Country Roads Magazine

October 25, 2018

Jonathan Mayers creates paintings in which metaphorical beasts roam amidst rendered landscapes, and uses Louisiana folklore to depict his view of the reality in which we live. Mayers explains his artistic process to Country Roads Magazine. Mayers’ fierce environmental consciousness… Read More

Announcing 2018-19 Adaptations Residents

August 17, 2018

A Studio in the Woods is excited to announce the 2018-2019 Adaptations: Living with Change Residents. In its second year of a three year cycle, Adaptations: Living with Change residencies invite artists to examine how climate driven adaptations – large… Read More

Announcing Spanish Heritage Exchange Residents

August 17, 2018

The Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain and SPAIN-USA Foundation have envisioned a cultural exchange residency between New Orleans, Louisiana and Las Palmas, Canary Islands to facilitate the exchange of ideas and experiences between creators from Spain and the… Read More

ISeeChange featured on Pelican Bomb

July 11, 2018

ISeeChange is an initiative led by Julia Kumari Drapkin and Lindsey Wagner that uses the Internet to connect personal observations with larger investigations into the effects of climate change. News headlines avowing imminent environmental catastrophe float around like wayward icebergs. Read More

ISeeChange featured in US Water Alliance’s “A Blueprint for Action”

July 1, 2018

The urgent and multifaceted nature of our water challenges calls for new ways of thinking, acting, and investing. Water leaders across the nation are embracing the One Water approach—managing water resources in a more integrated, inclusive, and sustainable manner in… Read More

“Uncommon Exchanges” at Tulane University Freeman Auditorium

June 8, 2018

Produced by A Studio in the Woods, ByWater Institute and New Orleans Center for the Gulf South, “Uncommon Exchanges” uses art in hopes of sparking conversation between members of Tulane and New Orleans communities. Denise Frazier, assistant director of… Read More

Special ceremonies for Esther Solondz and her daughter, Ana Stolle

May 11, 2018

On May 19th, Ana Stolle will walk around the Mercedez-Benz Superdome stage during the Unified Commencement Ceremony, with the support of her mother, Esther Solondz. Esther will also be in the New Orleans area to discuss her sculpture, “The Bee… Read More

Panel of archivists involved in “EMPIRE” discuss the installation

May 2, 2018

A recent panel of archivists from the ten collections that loaned objects to Newcomb Art Museum’s current “EMPIRE” was held to discuss the role of archives on campus and the museum installation created by Fallen Fruit. During the panel, the… Read More