2020-2021 Impact Report

October 12, 2021

What a year! We are excited to share our annual impact report – it is picture of a year with a pandemic, Hurricane Zeta, and our mission in action. It was a year full of challenges, but also… Read More

FORESTival returns to the Woods!

October 11, 2021

FORESTival is back! Join us at A Studio in the Woods on Saturday, November 13, 2021, 11am – 5pm for our 11th annual celebration of art and nature. We are thrilled to welcome our community back to the Woods after a year and… Read More

Announcing New Partnership with Alternate ROOTS

September 30, 2021

We are pleased to announce a new organizational partnership with Alternate ROOTS. Over the next two years we will host residencies for artists in their Partners for Change program, an artist support program where ROOTS… Read More

Celebrating 20 Years – Scholarly Retreats and Flint & Steel Residencies

September 29, 2021

2021 marks the twentieth year of programming at A Studio in the Woods! To celebrate this milestone, we will be bringing you reflections throughout the year, looking back on our programs, the artists and scholars who have shaped them, and… Read More

Hurricane Ida Update

September 15, 2021

Thank you to everyone who has reached out and checked in, all of our staff are now back in New Orleans and we are beginning to tend to the needs of the land, buildings, and artists we serve. We have been able to direct funds… Read More

Announcing Relief Residents 2021-22

August 13, 2021

Conceptualized in response to Covid-19, Relief Residencies provide one-to-two week retreats for local BIPOC artists and culture bearers who have not had a residency experience before. In 2020-21 we piloted the program through a nomimation process. This year, the initial… Read More

Announcing Scholarly Retreat Residents 2021-22

August 13, 2021

Tulane ByWater Scholarly Retreats 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… Read More

Dillard Students exhibit works from Inspiring Health Justice Residency

June 9, 2021

Starting in January 2021 and for the entire Spring 2021 semester, Dr. Sacoby Wilson, (Associate Professor, Applied Environmental Health and the UMD Prevention Research Center at the University of Maryland, College Park) worked remotely with Dillard faculty members John Barnes… Read More

A Studio in the Woods selected for McKnight Artist Residencies Consortium

June 4, 2021

We are excited to share that we have been selected by the Alliance of Artists Communities (AAC) to be one of sixteen artist residency organizations to take part in a new consortium program created through… Read More

Celebrating 20 Years – Youth Programming

May 28, 2021

Educational programming grounded in the forest has been a part of our work at A Studio in the Woods since before we were formalized as an organization – our founders built their lives around it. Lucianne Carmichael was a life-long… Read More