Katie Holten’s “New York City Tree Alphabet” featured in Hyperallergic

February 26, 2019

2012 Ebb & Flow Resident Katie Holten has created the New York City Tree Alphabet, and soon will lead the planting of messages with the living typeface. “Planting trees is political,” Katie Holten told Hyperallergic. And soon, plantings in New… Read More

A Studio in the Woods Receives $15,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

February 18, 2019

The National Endowment for Arts (NEA) has awarded a 2019 Art Works grant for $15,000 to A Studio in the Woods to support Adaptations Residencies! These residencies invite artists to examine how climate driven adaptations – large and small, historic and… Read More

Jonathan Mayers featured as “Artist to Watch” by Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

February 6, 2019

Fall 2018 Adaptations Resident Jonathan Mayers has been featured by Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge as an “Artist to Watch”.  Click here to read the full feature and interview with Jonathan. Read More

Scholarly Retreats 2019 – 2020

February 5, 2019

The ByWater Institute and A Studio in the Woods seek to enhance and support the scholarship, creativity and cross-disciplinary activity of Tulane faculty and trainees by awarding one- to two-week residencies during Academic Year F2019-S2020. These residencies will provide a… Read More

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